On October 21, 1797, the USS Constitution was launched in Boston Harbor. Nicknamed ‘Old Ironsides’, the vessel has far outlived…
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New in Google Earth 4.3
- Photo-realistic buildings from cities around the world
- Dawn to dusk views with the Sunlight feature
- Swoop navigation from outer space to street-level
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On October 20, 1973, Sydney Opera House opened to the public following 14 years of construction. The building actually houses…
On this day in 1860 the first British Open Golf Championship was held at the Prestwick Golf Club. Eight golfers…