Tag: WWI

Explaining northern Italy’s conscription age

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

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

December 30, 1916: Rasputin (finally) dies

The soul-crushing story behind the final official casualty of WWI

WWI vet’s diary describes the horrors of war, with a little humor thrown in

How soldiers in the trenches of WWI really lived

December 5, 1933: Prohibition ends

The Christmas party that stopped a world war

In 1932, Australian farmers went to war against emus

Unsettling historical pictures

Spy, visionary, and icon: The complicated legacy of Coco Chanel

How Franz Ferdinand’s assassination started WWI

The worst military leaders since Napoleon

Seven key facts about Custer’s Last Stand that history sometimes forgets

5 of the Revolutionary War’s most brutal battles

Ancient 05.23.19

How early settlers crossed the Bering Strait land bridge

World 05.21.19

Did Stanley Kubrick ruin ‘A Clockwork Orange’?

World 05.20.19

Famous last words of influential people

15 lies your history teacher told you (and the truth behind them)

US 05.18.19

Successes and failures of the Vietnam War

Meet Jeanne Calment, the woman who lived to be 122 years old

The brutal execution of the Romanov family

One Ethiopian emperor sparked the Rastafarian movement

Explaining northern Italy’s conscription age

Today in history 05.17.19

May 17, 1954: Brown vs. Board Of Education reaches verdict

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon may not have been so Babylonian after all

US 05.16.19

The 10 richest presidents in U.S. history

General 05.15.19

Andrew Lloyd Webber is richest musician in the world

General 05.14.19

Annulled, beheaded, survived: Get to know the wives of King Henry VIII

General 05.13.19

The fascinating history of optical illusions

Powerful historical photos that will absolutely take your breath away

The story of migration at Ellis Island

US 05.10.19

The crazy childless woman who created Mother’s Day

30 famous mugshots you’ve never seen before

Historical figures who had bizarre animals as pets

The tragedies that forged the 27 Club

Technology, US, World 05.06.19

Nike: a brief history of the Swoosh

World 05.03.19

Heartwarming war photos guaranteed to make you smile

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