Tag: Russia

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

Medieval mind games practiced by the Russian Knight

Russian family misses out on WWII while cut off from human contact for 40 years

September 14, 1812: Napoleon invades Moscow, Russia, but it literally goes up in flames

September 1, 1972: American Bobby Fischer became the chess world champion

One fighter pilot faced a squad of Nazis by herself

History’s greatest rescues

The worst military leaders since Napoleon

Breathtaking colored photos from WWII

Kesh: Ireland’s legendary caves of wonder and beauty continue to enchant and mystify

Signalman Jack: The baboon railroad worker with a perfect record

Ancient 11.18.18

The Tomb of Kaires, the ‘Keeper of the Secret’ and the Pharoah’s ‘Sole Friend’, found in Egypt

New major discovery as georadar locates buried Viking ship

November 18th, 1872: Activist Susan B. Anthony is arrested for voting

Before Roswell, Maury Island had an even weirder alien encounter

One tough man walked through life with a knife for a hand

November 17th, 1894: H. H. Holmes is arrested

General 11.16.18

‘Cast Away’ becomes real for this brave man who survived 14 months lost at sea

‘Gate To Hell’ takes its own animal sacrifices and scientists tell us why

November 16th, 1945: UNESCO is founded

World 11.15.18

The king of Queen: The inspiring and tragic life of Freddie Mercury

Ridiculous Cold War combat vehicles

Mexican Americans turned on each other during the Civil War

The Aztecs were obsessed with human sacrifice— here’s why

November 15th, 1791: Georgetown University opens its doors

World 11.14.18

Only Australians under 40 speak this new language

Did a Neanderthal child get eaten by a giant bird?

November 14, 1908: Albert Einstein presents quantum theory on light

History Today 11.13.18

November 13th, 1987: Van Gogh painting sells for record-breaking amount

General 11.12.18

Archaeologists discover foundations of Wolf Hall, where Henry VIII fell for Jane Seymour

November 12, 1966: Buzz Aldrin takes the first space selfie

Ancient civilization leaves behind baffling rock art in India

US

Craziest Black Friday moments in history

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Vintage photos of Jackie O

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