History of Easter eggs

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The red eggs (Easter eggs from Belarus, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Belarusian_Easter_Eggs.jpg) The custom of the Easter egg was found among Coptic Christians from the late fifth century, it is perhaps in memory of ardent eggs (ova ignita) with which the martyrs were tortured … Read More

Easter date history

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Easter is celebrated as the first feast in the Christian liturgical calendars; it is attested from the second century. It commemorates the Last Supper, the Passion and Resurrection of Christ, events of which the synoptic gospels locate the course during … Read More

Short History of Romanians

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During the first millennium, the Romanian territory was invaded by migratory peoples: Goths in 3rd  and 4th centuries, Huns in 4th century, Gepids in the fifth century, the Avars in the sixth century, the Slavs in the seventh century, the … Read More

Short history of gambling and major casino establishments

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A casino is a place offering games of chance and gambling or casino games. Access is regulated, although the identity control provisions vary from one country to another. In the United States, access to game rooms is not monitored, but … Read More

Short e-book history

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(Ángela Ruiz Robles with la Enciclopedia Mecánica, or the Mechanical Encyclopedia.) Even before the creation of the Internet, Michael Hart created, in 1971, Project Gutenberg, which aims to digitize books. The first book digitized by Project Gutenberg is the Declaration … Read More

History of Bucharest

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The legend says that Bucharest was founded by a shepherd named Bucur. According to another variant most likely, Bucharest was founded by Mircea cel Bătrân at the end of the fourteenth century. On the banks of the Dâmboviţa and Colentina … Read More

The first attacks on the Internet

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November 2, 1988 is an important day for the Internet. On that day a graduate of Cornell University in the United States, Robert Morris Jr., executed a worm type program, the first program that has affected in a very serious … Read More

Texas Hold em poker history

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Johnny Moss, Chill Wills, Amarillo Slim, Jack Binion, and Puggy Pearson outside of Binion’s Horseshoe in 1974 Even though small is recognized concerning the invention of Texas hold ’em, the Texas State Legislature officially recognizes Robstown, Texas, United States of … Read More

Scratchcard history

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The original game tickets were developed working with manual randomization techniques. In 1974 the American company Scientific Games Corporation led by scientist John Koza and retail promotions specialist Daniel Bower produced the initial computer-generated instant lottery game. In 1987, Astro-Med, … Read More

Gaming History

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THE GAMING TABLE: ITS VOTARIES AND VICTIMS,  In all Times and Countries, especially in England and in France.  IN TWO VOLUMES  By Andrew Steinmetz, Esq.,  Of The Middle Temple, Barrister-At-Law; First-Class Extra Certificate School Of Musketry, Hythe; Late Officer Instructor … Read More

Short history of cats

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The exact history of human interaction with cats is still somewhat vague. The earliest written records of attempts to domesticate cats date back to ancient Egypt, circa 4000 BC, where cats were employed to keep mice and rats away from … Read More

Modern history of lottery

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Harvard Lottery Ticket 1811 American lottery The numbers game operated out of “Policy shops”, exactly where bettors decide on numbers, have been inside the U.S. before 1860. In 1875, a report of a pick committee with the New York State … Read More

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