Tag: archaeology

Unfortunate ‘booted man’ discovered encased in mud in London

The greatest find of the 21st century solves 3,000-year-old mystery of the Trojan War

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

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

Man discovers invaluable hidden treasure while fixing his toilet

November 4, 1922: Howard Carter discovers King Tut’s tomb

1,700-year-old sock sheds light on walking like an ancient Egyptian

Our oldest animal ancestor looks like a pancake, and it’s 558 million years old

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavour possibly wrecked off America’s coast

Archaeologist and robot buddies make major discovery at Chavin de Huantar

What was game night like during medieval times?

Ancient Egyptian sphinx has been discovered in the Valley of the Rams

New evidence shows the Tower of Babel was not a myth after all

Handprint From 1,000 Years Ago Shines Light On Scotland’s “Lost People”

Long-lost sealed sarcophagus recovered in Egypt

Archaeologists discover earliest-known record of Homer’s Odyssey after 3,000 years

Modern tech helps reveal new information about ancient literary scrolls

The real purpose behind a 2,000-year-old battery

Uncovering the secrets of a 1,000-year-old celestial computer

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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