Author: Socrates


February 19, 1847: Rescuers reach the Donner Party

George Washington Carver: More than just ‘the peanut guy’

Desmond Doss: Conscientious objector and decorated army medic

February 16, 1923: Howard Carter opens King Tut’s tomb

How Freddy Mercury became a queer icon and hero to the LGBT+ community

February 14, 269 AD: Saint Valentine is martyred, inspiring Valentine’s Day

Last WWII prisoner of war found hidden away and forgotten in Russian mental institution

John Wayne’s ‘The Alamo’ was plagued with problems, including murder

Katanas: As amazing as the legends tell?