Tag: science

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

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

Katherine Johnson was a hidden genius

King James IV’s love of language led to a shocking experiment

This 1950s science kit for kids came with real uranium

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

November 28, 1964: NASA launches Mariner 4 to Mars

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

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

Meet the woman who worked for free to win the Nobel Prize in Physics

November 8th, 1895: Wilhelm Röntgen discovers x-rays

After 32 years, Chernobyl is still as deadly as ever

Mysterious battery dated from 1840 still continues to baffle

September 26, 1905: Einstein publishes his first paper on relativity

According to this newspaper from 106 years ago, humans prefer to just ignore impending doom

You asked, we’ll answer: Marie Curie named most influential woman of all time

How Florence Sabin transformed medicine and made headway for women scientists

Historical events that were actually photographed

Weird ways animals have served in military through history

World 01.14.19

Princess Diana was no ordinary princess

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

History Today 01.13.19

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

History Today 01.12.19

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

History Today 01.11.19

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

World 01.10.19

Rare photos of the circus’s strange and amazing acts

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

Incredible photos of the last Mongolian eagle hunters

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

US 01.09.19

Bessie Coleman: America’s first black female pilot

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John Hancock: The man who financed the American Revolution

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How lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis pioneered early female badassery

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

History Today 01.08.19

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

10 declassified operations the government kept secret for years

World War II veteran returns to Germany to solve a mystery that’s been haunting him for 70 years

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

History Today 01.05.19

January 5, 1930: When Bonnie met Clyde

History Today 01.04.19

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

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

History Today 01.03.19

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

History Today 01.02.19

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

Ancient 01.01.19

Shining a light on the Dark Ages of medieval Europe

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