Plaid Cymru first put a candidate up for election in Wales in the 1929 general election. That one candidate polled 609 votes out of a total of 1,316,912 votes cast in Wales. By the 1979 general election, the support for Plaid Cymru had grown to 132,544 resulting in Plaid Cymru winning two constituencies in Wales.
April 2 nd : Argentinean forces invade the Falkland Islands. April 3 rd : Argentinean forces occupy South Georgia. April 4 th : 'HMS Conqueror' sailed from Faslane. April 5 th : 'HMS Invincible' and 'HMS Hermes' sailed from Portsmouth. April 9 th : 'Canberra' sailed from Southampton with 3 Para, 40, 42 and 45 Royal Marine Commandos on board.
The Romans were famous for their roads. Some Roman roads exist to this day, nearly 2000 years after they were made. Roman roads were superbly made. Why did the Romans put so much effort into building roads? The Appian Way Rome made a great deal of money from trade in Europe. Some of this trade involved transport by sea.
Hildebrand Gurlitt Hildebrand Gurlitt, a descendent of a Jewish grandmother, was a prominent gallery manager when the Nazi decree of 1933 found Jewish descendents to be unfit to run businesses, and he was relieved of his position. Later building a name for himself as an art dealer, Gurlitt was directly employed by Joseph Goebbels along with three other prominent art dealers with orders to confiscate works of art within German occupied land which Hitler deemed degenerate.
The legendary Rolls-Royce Merlin engine powered numerous aircraft used by the RAF during World War Two. The Merlin engine was used in forty aircraft during World War Two but it is primarily associated with the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, Avro Lancaster bomber and the de Havilland Mosquito.
This timeline for Nazi Germany covers the major domestic events between 1933 when Hitler was appointed Chancellor to the year World War Two broke out - 1939. From 1933 to 1934 Hitler consolidated his power so that by the end of 1934 he held supreme power throughout Nazi Germany. 1933 January 4 th : Papen met Hitler at the home of German banker Kurt von Schroeder.