Tag: civil rights movement

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

December 1st, 1955: Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to give up seat on bus

October 19, 1960: Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested at Rich’s lunch counter in Atlanta

August 28, 1957: Strom Thurmond begins longest filibuster recorded to prevent The Civil Rights Act from passing

The sexiest, coolest WWII spy and civil rights activist of all time

1968 — The year that tore America apart, 50 years later

MLK Professed He Wouldn’t See His Dreams Come True in Emotional Speech a Day Before He Was Shot

Decades after WWII was over, these men kept fighting

That time Lucky Luciano teamed up with the U.S. government to win WWII

World 12.09.18

WWI vet’s diary describes the horrors of war, with a little humor thrown in

How the Austrian army once accidentally managed to defeat itself

A literal riot broke out over the first top hat ever worn, and the reasons why are absolutely ridiculous

When Bjorn Ironside accidentally invaded the wrong city

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

World 12.08.18

Canadian First Lady fends off robbers with a loon sculpture

Joan of Arc was BFFs with a mass murderer

Ancient 12.07.18

Found brooch tells a story of Nazi hatred, ancient history and the viking influence on the world

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

Secret images and hidden meanings in history’s most famous paintings

December 7, 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor

US 12.06.18

Flappers: today’s heroes, yesterday’s villains

December 6, 1917, Finland declares independence

How soldiers in the trenches of WWI really lived

Potosi, the sunken town, re-emerges from the depths

History Today 12.05.18

December 5, 1933: Prohibition ends

General 12.04.18

The busiest hitman in mafia history: The ‘Iceman’

December 4th, 1881: The first edition of LA Times is published

General 12.03.18

Meet the most beautiful women of the last century

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

US

The Great Depression helped invent “Monopoly”

December 3, 1818: Illinois becomes the 21st state

World 12.02.18

Super disturbing consequences of WWII you won’t find in history books

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