Tag: history

Winged Polish cavalrymen were a force to be reckoned with

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Nostradamus predicted history’s biggest events — and why we can’t ignore what he foretold about our future

March 6, 1899: Bayer trademarks Aspirin

Bodacious! 25 of the best ’80s TV shows

Their diamonds made history, but it was one small improvement that made Tiffany & Co. engagement rings go viral

January 27, 1302: Dante is exiled from Florence

Why Princess Diana was no ordinary princess

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

December 28th 1832: John Calhoun resigns as Vice President

This lost city was the Vegas of Ancient Rome

December 27, 1932: Radio City Music Hall Opens in NYC

Think the Kardashians are bad? 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

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