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On This Day, December 5th

1. 1933: The end of Prohibition It was on this date in 1933 that the state of Utah became the 36th state to ratify…

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Where Was Ancient Byblos’ Harbor?

The city of Byblos is considered by the UNESCO World Heritage Foundation to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.…

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Archaeologists Have Discovered ‘Unprecedented’ 3,000 Year-Old Cemetery in Israel

ASHKELON CEMETERY, ISRAEL – Archaeologists have made an incredible discovery along Israel’s coast: a 3,000 year-old Philistine cemetery that’s proving to provide an invaluable…

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New Inscription Sheds Light on Ancient Jewish Revolt

TEL DOR, ISRAEL – Researchers with the University of Haifa have made an incredible underwater discovery: an unique Roman inscription on a stone buried…

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History’s Badasses: Spartacus

Last time on┬áHistory’s Badasses, we covered martial arts badass, actor, and director Bruce Lee.┬áThis time, we’re talking about the famous Thracian, Spartacus, a Roman…

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Aphra Behn: The First Professional English Female Author

Born in 1640, Aphra Behn was one of the first women in England to make a career out of writing. As a playwright, poet,…

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On This Day, December 2nd

1. 2001: Enron files for bankruptcy It was on this date in 2001 that one of the largest corporate scandals in United States history…

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On This Day, December 1st

1. 1955: Rosa Parks takes a stand It was on this historical date in 1955 that Rosa Parks took a stand, or better yet…

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On This Day, November 30th

1. 1989: One of the few female serial killers in America takes her first victim If you happen to read the newspaper on this…

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On This Day, November 29th

1. 2001: George Harrison of the Beatles passes away It was a sad day for Beatles fans all over the world when it was…

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