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Nazi leader Adolf Hitler violates the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Pact by sending German military forces into the Rhineland, a demilitarized zone along the Rhine River in western Germany.
The area's gorgeous antique ships and waterfront restaurants are also within walking distance.
Fittingly, the artistic theme chosen by multidisciplinary design and architecture firm Claesson Koivisto Rune for this Stockholm island hotel’s rooms and suites and its facilities is “fog.” The word aptly describes the interior’s soft color scheme, enchanting maritime surroundings, and peaceful atmosphere, which naturally lends itself to contemplation.
The historic landmark is paired with the very best of contemporary Swedish cuisine, art, design, fashion, and music, partnering with iconic brands such as Acne and Byredo.
Ideal for both the active and the culturally curious guest, the quaint yellow building is next door to the renowned Swedish Museum of Modern Art and the fascinating Swedish Museum of Architecture.
The remarkable correspondence between Abigail and John Adams—numbering 1,160 letters in total—covered topics ranging from...
On this day in 1938, Janet Guthrie, the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500 races, is born in Iowa City, Iowa.
To the west and north it is bounded by India; to the southeast, it borders Myanmar.
The Ganges/Padma River flows into the country from the northwest, while the Brahmaputra/ Jamuna enters from the north.
The capital city, Dhaka, is near the point where those river systems meet. In the north and the southeast the land is more hilly and dry, and tea is grown.
The topography is predominantly a low-lying floodplain.
About half the total area is actively deltaic and is prone to flooding in the monsoon season from May through September.