The Pocket Guide to World History

Luna 2. 1959 Russian spacecraft. Hard moon landing. [Read more ...]

Luna 3. 1959. First photographs of moon’s far side. [Read more ...]

Luna, Pedro de. = Antipope Benedict XIII. [Read more ...]

Luna 9. 1966 Russian spacecraft. Soft moon landing. [Read more ...]

Luna. Roman moon goddess, = Selene. [Read more ...]

Lundy’s Lane, Battle. 1814. Canada defeats US invasion. War of 1812. [Read more ...]

Lunéville, Treaty. 1801. Austria quit French Revolutionary War. Pope Pius VII restored. [Read more ...]

Lurçat, Jean. 1892-1966. French painter, revived the art of tapestry. Apocalypse 1948. [Read more ...]

Lusitania. 1915. British passenger ship sunk by German U-boat. Led to US joining WWI. 1198 lost. [Read more ...]

Lusitania. Roman province ≈Portugal + west Spain. [Read more ...]

Lutetia. Original name for Ile de la Cité, Paris, when settled in 250BC. [Read more ...]

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