Whose OUV is directly/significantly derived from a single event of historical importance. Event and date must be named, including a link to the OUV text.
|Auschwitz Birkenau||"deliberate genocide of the Jews by the German Nazi regime and ... the deaths of countless others", 1940-1945|
|Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan"||is believed to be the location where Jesus of Nazareth was baptized by John the Baptist|
|Bethlehem||Birthplace of Jesus|
|Bikini Atoll||First test of a practicable Hydrogen Bomb Mar 1 1957|
|Genbaku Dome||1945 nuclear bomb blast|
|Independence Hall||Signing of United States of America’s Declaration of Independence (1776) and Constitution (1787)|
|Lumbini||birthplace of the Lord Buddha|
|Luther Memorials||on 31 October 1517, Luther posted his famous '95 Theses' here|
|Mahabodhi Temple Complex||"direct association with the life of the Lord Buddha, being the place where He attained the supreme and perfect insight"|
|Masada||" symbol of the ancient Jewish Kingdom of Israel, of its violent destruction in the later 1st century CE"|
|National History Park||"On 1 January 1804, after fourteen years of struggle by the island’s black slaves against the colonists, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the principal leader of the revolution, proclaimed the independent Republic of Haiti. The “Emperor” Dessalines immediately entrusted to one of his generals, Henri Christophe, the task of constructing an immense fortress on the Pic Laferrière, to protect the young republic."|
|Olympia||"celebration of the Olympic Games from 776 BC to 393 AD"|
|Pompei||eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79|
|Temple, Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius||Place of birth and death of Confucius|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Historical events?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source