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Fun Facts and Trivia From the Year 1977
This article teaches you fun facts, trivia, and history events from the year 1977. Find out about popular TV shows, movies, music, books, foods, sports facts, famous birthdays, and other cool pop culture trends to get the right mix of questions and answers for your 1970s-themed trivia game.
Fun Facts and Trivia From the Year 1979
This article teaches you fun facts, trivia, and history events from the year 1979. Find out about popular TV shows, movies, music, books, foods, sports facts, famous birthdays, and other cool pop culture trends to get the right mix of questions and answers for your 1970s-themed trivia game.
The Writing of the Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. This important document proclaimed to the world that the original 13 American colonies were free from British rule.
Mariya Oktyabrskaya, the Widow Who Destroyed the Nazi Army
The story of Mariya Oktyabrskaya, a woman tank driver who avenged her husband’s death by destroying the Nazi Army.
The Fall of French Indo-China: The Battle of Dien Bien May 7 1954
The French military defeat at Dien Bien Phu in May 1954 marked the end of their involvement in southeast Asia after a three-decade effort to colonize the area. Their brutal occupation and arrogance would prove to be their downfall.
The History of Sunglasses
Sunglasses have been around a long time. They have gone from being made of bone or ivory to aviator glasses designed to provide a person's eyes with UV protection. Today, sunglasses are part of fashion as well as an important part of protecting a person's eyes from the effects of the sun.
The Wild West and the Famous Gunfight at the Ok Corral Between the Cowboys and the Earps
The gun fight between Wyatt Earp, his brothers and Doc Holiday with the Cowboys is part of American history of the wild West
Queen Lakshmibai of Jhansi - Goddess of Inspiring Revolutionaries
Lakshmibai Gangadharrao Newalkar, i.e. Lakshmibai, the queen of Jhansi, was the queen of the Jhansi kingdom in the nineteenth century; In India She was one of the leading fighters in the 1857 independence uprising against the British East India Company.
Latest Pentagon Report on China's Plans for People Liberation Army and World Domination, Implications for India
The latest Pentagon report brings out the `Chinese plan to replace the USA as a global power by 2049
Early Kapitans in Borneo: History of Yu Seng Road in Miri, Sarawak
This is the history of the early Chinese settlers in Miri, Sarawak. They were Chong Heng Shiong and Chong Yu Seng, father and son who became the first kapitan and third kapitan in Miri.
The Thugs of Central India: A Bygone Era That Looks Romantic Now
The thugs of Central India were criminal gangs who believed in the Goddess Kali and believed the goddess sanctioned their killings
A Quick Trip To The Cult Homebase of Little Bethlehem
Quick Glossover Of An Abandoned "Cult-Like" Community in Georgia
Days of Infamy When the Us Navy Let 500+ Sailors Die at Leyte Gulf After the Euphoria of the Atomic Bombing of Japan
The USS Indianapolis the ship that transported the Atomic bomb was forgotten after it sank at Leyte Gulf and the navy showed complete apathy as they were so euphoric of the success of the Atomic bombing and killing of of of 200000 defenseless civilians, letting over 500 sailors die in a watery grave
George III's Unruly Sons: Not the House of Hanover's Finest
George III tried to set a fine example for his children. His daughters felt smothered in the royal "Nunnery," His seven surviving sons opted to run amok. Two married illegally and six fathered illegitimate offspring as they enjoyed freedom outside the palace walls.
How the Battle With Taiwan May Go;a Scenario If China Attacks
China is flexing its muscles for an attack on Tawain but there is many slip between the cup and the lip.
Birth of the Republic: The Legend of Cincinnatus
After the fall of the last king of the Roman Republic, the Roman people had to contend with the Etruscans and Latins as a fledgling state in a battle for supremacy in Latium. Alongside these battles Rome's rebirth saw the rise of legendary citizens to herald the new government.
The Story Behind the Japanese Holdouts of World War II
When Bushido runs high in the military.
The Sinking of the Mary Rose 1545: King Henry VIII and the Battle of Solven
The Mary Rose sank with 500 men aboard as King Henry VIII watched in horror from Southsea Castle. It would be 400 years before this fine ship would be discovered and raised to be seen again.
Hark Back to the Past: VA and Cemeteries of Confederates
The Department of Veteran affairs looks after all aspects of Veterans and also has a department that looks after cemeteries- National Cemetary Administration. It is now trying a cleanup act to see that confederate symbols that represent slavery and subjugation are minimized.
5 Scariest Prisoners of All Time
The outgrowing, fast and dynamic world has devised a lot of ways and means which has made man’s life far easier, comfortable and faster. In between these, some of us, still have some problems which make them a different person.
A Critique of Joseph Davey Cunningham(1812-51) and His ' History of the Sikhs'
Joseph Cunningham is one of the foremost writers on Sikh history and he was a witness to the turbulent era that brought about the downfall of the Sikh Empire
The Age of Imperialism and Empires of France and Uk Ended in 5 Years After Ww Ii: Was It the Effect of Hitler?
The French and the British lost their empires at the end of WW II and Hitlers role is significant. Read on.
History To Be Made in Our Capitol's Hall of Statues
Mary McLeod Bethune will have her marble statue placed in Washington's Hall of Statues. Mary looked past the racial divide to educate youth. She became a presence on the national stage advising presidents on racial issues and achieved many milestones during her life.
Saint or Sinner? Known as the Father of California Missions, Father Serra
California has a long and rich history occupied by Indigenous Indians for hundreds of years. The Spanish wanted to spread Christianity and sent Father Serra to establish missions to convert the Indians. The first mission was built in 1769 in San Diego, California.