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December 9, 1531: The Virgin of Guadalupe first appears to Juan Diego

The world’s oldest use of the word ‘Jerusalem’ now on display

December 6, 1917, Finland declares independence

December 5, 1933: Prohibition ends

The busiest hitman in mafia history: The ‘Iceman’

During World War II D.C. experiences worst flood ever

This 1950s science kit for kids came with real uranium

How Portugal’s first serial killer wound up with his head in a jar

Emmett Till was brutally murdered 63 years ago— here’s why it’s still relevant today

Jesse James robbed Alexander Mitchell and Co. bank

Amazingly accurate pregnancy test told ancient Egyptians they were a new mummy

The brutality of the Wonderland murders sent the City of Angels into a hellish frenzy for answers

How the movie “Troy” doesn’t even come close to history’s real events

November 30, 1487: German beer purity law is passed

Sorry everyone, but the “similarities” between Kennedy and Lincoln aren’t that incredible at all

Since everyone’s confused, here’s the kind of ‘free speech’ the First Amendment protects

November 29th, 1972: Pong releases to the public

Robert The Bruce: from outlaw king to Netflix star

The Can-can’s debute in Paris

November 28, 1964: NASA launches Mariner 4 to Mars

The Battle of Ramree island: Worst crocodile disaster in history

That time a horse was made Senator of the Roman Empire

Someone managed to miss Andrew Jackson twice during an assassination attempt

How Indonesian women discovered Madagascar

November 27th 1978: Harvey Milk is assassinated

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