Tag: diamonds

Gems that kill: Scandalous stories behind cursed and looted jewelry

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

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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

This 1950s science kit for kids came with real uranium

December 2nd, 1804: Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned Emperor of France

General 12.01.18

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

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

Ancient 11.30.18

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

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