This article teaches you fun facts, trivia, and history events from the year 1971. 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.
This article teaches you fun facts, trivia, and history events from the year 1975. 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.
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.
John Forbes Nash, Jr., was a brilliant mathematician who rose to the top of his field and was struck down in the prime of his life by the debilitating mental illness of paranoid schizophrenia. After decades of treatment for his illness, he emerged to become a great mathematician once again.
The cardinal rule for Mughal princes was 'Ya Takht, Ya Takhta' (the throne or the funeral pyre). The princes went to battle against their brothers, even their father, to become emperor,
World War II or the Second World War was a global war that remained from 1939 to 1945. It affected the vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers. About 75 million people died in World War II.
Victoria Woodhull is remembered for many things. She was an activist, spiritualist as well as a successful businesswoman. Woodhull is also the first female to run for president of the United States. She did this in 1872 and ran on the Equal Rights Party ticket.
The Nuremberg trials were a watershed in world history and are the benchmark of crimes against humanity
Over 300 years ago, a night of betrayal, deceit and a trap was when an army of soldiers slaughtered the unsuspecting Clan Macdonald on a winter night in Glencoe. The soldiers ignored the Highlanders' code of hospitality.
Molasses would never be considered to be harmful to anyone. So who would ever have thought that molasses could flood streets and kill twenty one people in a short time? That is just what happened in Boston in 1919 when a gigantic tower of molasses poured through the streets of Boston.
The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 was the most devastating epidemic in history. Before the pandemic faded away, it would kill between 20 million and 40 million people more than any other outbreak of disease in human history. As we deal with COVID 19 we revisit the nightmare.
Despite the pandemic the education agency has become the trailblazer in continuing the education. The agency has remained on track on achieving its aims to every Filipino graduate of basic education.
The author considers the spreading of coffee in Europe as the process of criss-cross civilizational communication. It pays attention to the enormous role in it of the concrete Ukrainian, cossack Kultchitskiy. That event showed how might be a positive influence on history even of the military battle.
There are many books and articles available on operation Barbarossa the German invasion of Russia and most of them conclude that Hitler did not listen to his generals but these are not the facts and it is worth examining what really happened.
Horatio Nelson was small in stature but a giant for the British Royal Navy. He was successful in paving the control for Britain to rule the seas for over 100 years. Masterful in strategy in numerous battles and revered in Britain.
Over 900 years ago, the Knights Templar began as a group to protect pilgrims to the Holy Land, accumulated wealth, power and became financial giants only to be betrayed by King Phillip IV of France.
America the civil authority supersedes the military in all matters. Though it is good in everyday administration but in the real war when the military think tank is sidelined, the result will always be defeat.
The time, when China was raided by mysterious tattooed pirates.
Soviet Russia threw in almost 1 million woman soldiers into battle against the Germans. This was something the Germans never understood because they could not understand why a woman should be on the front line and their reaction was simply horrific.
The French military had a passion for odd, experimental, and secret devices, and while not all of them were practical and many weren't adopted, they make for fascinating what if questions about military development.
This is a brief history of Waterford, Wisconsin, from its founding in 1836 until 1965. In this article, I show how a settlement on the Fox River in southeastern Wisconsin developed from mills and blacksmith shops to a modern village by the1950s.
Piracy has a long history. In different countries of the world, the pirates are born and becomes a nightmare for the sailors. In this league of pirates, who are essentially males, there are some female pirates who are as notorious and fierce like their male counterparts. Ching Shih is one of them.
Julius Caesar was a colossus but many thought he was too autocratic and they conspired to kill him but it led only to a further dictatorship as Octavious Caeser put the nail in the coffin of the conspirators.
This fight is taught in all the schools of Europe but in our country no one knows it... On one side 12 thousand Afghani robbers... and on the other side 21 Sikhs...
After the end of World War II the USA has been involved in 3 major wars in Korea, Vietnam and now Afghanistan. This article discusses the capabilities of the US generals in charge and why they lost all 3 wars.
Louis Zamperini was a runner in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He was in the Army Air Force During World War II. His plane crashed and he was captured by the Japanese. As a prisoner of war (POW), he was beaten and tortured by the Japanese. Zamperini eventually became a Christian Evangelist.
The first deep-water rescue in history was 5/23/1939 using the Momsen Bell and the rescue of the crew in 240 feet of water. The USS Squalus sank off Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Isle of Shoals, but the courage of the crew and rescuers is one of history.
Pol Pot is one of the unique figures of world history. He brought killings and retribution on his own people. Even Adolf Hitler and Mao Tse-Tung did not indiscriminately kill their own people but Pol Pot did.
In July 1518, residents of the city of Strasbourg suddenly started dancing themselves to death. And within three months, it claimed 400 victims in the city of Strasbourg. The plague also spread to the Netherlands and Belgium and then stopped suddenly. Why did it happen? No one is certain.
If you have interested in mystical information about ancient temples and the history associated with them, then today you will know the history of an ancient temple related to the Kalchuri dynasty of Indian history.
Both sisters inherited a fortune with The saint, Jane Fleming, Countess of Harrington, and her scandalous sister Seymour Fleming, Lady Worsley were as night and day. Lady Worsley is known for her 27 lovers and a famous trial
August Revolution Day has a special significance in the history of modern India. The August Revolution was an anti-colonial, anti-racist and anti-capitalist revolution. The August Revolution saw the power to inspire and inspire Indian nationalism.
The United States can be classified as the biggest supporter of terrorist organizations all over the world either by design or accident
Odunke was one of the most exciting ancient festival of Awka-Etiti people. It was a festival full of amusement, and affluence. I t usually comes up at a convent time suitable for town merriment. It has no basis for religion. Awka had fascinating festivals in the past.
Fieseler Flugzeugbau began developing the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork) in 1935. The Fi 156 made its first flight on May 24, 1936. The saying went the Storch went wherever the Wehrmacht went. The Fi 156 was used by at least 23 countries.
The Amber Room is considered the most famous valuable piece of art ever looted by the Nazis after WW II. If found today the value is estimated at 300-500 million dollars. Thus far, it has never been found.
A king's treasure worth 70 million dollars buried in the Wash, Norfolk, U.K. Is still buried there beneath years of tides and sand? Could it still be found? Or was it found and never divulged? What a historical find it would be.
This is part 11 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Dramatize the Great Leap Forward using rice & cake, make jam to learn about steel production, and more while learning about China's Revolutions under Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, & Mao Zedong. Children's book suggestions and video clips.
Having said that the spirit of patriotism makes us stay alert in the wake of foreign invasion. It also makes sure the everlasting sovereignty, integrity and honor of the country. Those who have the guts to do something astounding for the welfare of their country are awarded with the top civil award.