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Princess Diana was no ordinary princess

January 10, 1776: Thomas Paine publishes ‘Common Sense’

This lost city was the Vegas of Ancient Rome

Think the Kardashians are interesting? Get a load of ‘poor little rich girl’ Barbara Hutton

December 16, 1485: Catherine of Aragon is born

The Titanic II may never set sail

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

Joan of Arc was BFFs with a mass murderer

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

December 7, 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 5, 1933: Prohibition ends

December 3, 1818: Illinois becomes the 21st state

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

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

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

“Would you be my neighbor?” How Mr. Rogers’s show helped a generation of children

November 24, 1859: Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species

Two countries are fighting over an island with bottles of booze

Only Australians under 40 speak this new language

This rusty coin prevented an impromptu shave— its current worth will surprise you

November 5th, 1940: FDR is elected for a third term

November 2,1889: The Dakotas are admitted as the 39th and 40th states

Eight-year-old girl casually discovers ancient Viking sword in lake

Historians say ‘10,000 BC’ is the most historically inaccurate movie ever

There may be a legit reason Mona Lisa looks so freaking depressed

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January 14, 1967: The Human Be-In kicks off in San Francisco, marking the beginning of the “Summer of Love”

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January 13, 1968: Johnny Cash delivers famous performance inside Folsom State Prison

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January 12, 1998: Nineteen European countries jointly ban human cloning

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January 11, 1922: Insulin used to treat diabetes patient for first time

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Famous UK folk singer who had gone missing resurfaces 30 years later

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January 10, 1776: Thomas Paine publishes ‘Common Sense’

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Bessie Coleman: America’s first black female pilot


John Hancock: The man who financed the American Revolution


How lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis pioneered early female badassery

January 9, 2007: Steve Jobs unveils the first ever iPhone

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January 8, 1964: Lyndon B. Johnson declares “War on Poverty”

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January 7, 1927: First commercial phone call made between London and New York

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January 5, 1930: When Bonnie met Clyde

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January 4, 1958: Sir Edmund Hillary travels to the South Pole

Where are they now? People in the news we forgot all about

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January 3, 1521: Martin Luther is excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church

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January 2, 1903: Theodore Roosevelt backs the first black postmaster

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Shining a light on the Dark Ages of medieval Europe

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