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April 20, 1939: Billie Holiday records iconic protest song “Strange Fruit”

April 19, 1909: Joan of Arc receives beatification from the Roman Catholic Church

April 16, 1705: Isaac Newton is knighted at Trinity College, Cambridge

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Bruce Lee’s son has a life story more epic and twisted than any action film

Why did the French hate Queen Catherine de Medici?

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April 7, 1969: The birth of the Internet

April 6, 1917: U.S. officially enters WWI by declaring war on Germany

Little-known facts about Queen Victoria

Forget ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and learn about these real famous pirates

March 31, 1889: The Eiffel Tower has its grand opening

March 21, 1946: Los Angeles Rams sign civil rights trailblazer Kenny Washington

March 20, 1915: Albert Einstein unveils the general theory of relativity

March 19, 1918: President Wilson signs Standard Time Law, approving Daylight Saving Time

March 18, 1850: Henry Wells and William Fargo found American Express

Kristallnacht horrified America, but they did nothing about it

The notorious Benedict Arnold became a U.S. traitor for a pretty selfish reason

Meet Eston Hemings, Thomas Jefferson’s ‘forgotten’ son

The most killer quotes from history’s first empowered first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt

March 2, 1933: ‘King Kong’ premieres and ‘wows’ audiences

March 1, 1962: First three women tried for witchcraft in the notorious Salem Witch Trials

February 28, 1983: Highly anticipated ‘M*A*S*H’ finale airs

A closer look at the private life of notorious drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar

February 27, 1968: Walter Cronkite denounces the Vietnam War

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