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A Danish Archaeologist Has Discovered How the Vikings Really Fought

According to Danish archaeologist Rolf Warming, our preconceived notions about how Vikings really behaved in combat have been completely wrong. A few iconic Viking…

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On This Day, November 16th

1. 1973: Nixon signs law authorizing Alaskan oil pipeline President Richard Nixon signed the Trans-Alaskan Pipeline Authorization Act into law on this date in…

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On This Day, November 15th

1. 1965: First man to reach 600 mph on land It was on this date in 1965 that Craig Breedlove became the fastest man…

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On This Date, November 14th

1. 1970: Marshall University devastated by plane crash It was on this date in 1970 that Marshall University was devastated when a plane carrying…

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On This Day, November 10th

1. 1775: The Marine Corp founded It was on this date in 1775 that possibly the most hardcore division of the United States military…

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On This Day, November 9th

1. 1965: Great Northeast Blackout It was on this date in 1965 that one of the biggest power failures in United States history took…

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On This Day, November 8th

1: 1895: X-Ray technology discovered While testing whether cathode rays could pass through glass at his lab in Wurzburg, Germany, Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen accidentally…

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On This Day, November 7th

1. 1991: Magic Johnson announces sudden retirement Basketball fans all over the world were stunned when Magic Johnson made a sudden announcement that he…

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On This Day, November 4th

1. 1922: The first clue found which led to King Tut’s tomb After years of searching through the ancient ruins of Egyptian tombs, British…

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How Women Finally Gained the Right to Vote

Up until the Nineteenth Amendment was passed in 1920, women were unable to vote. After decades of women’s suffragists fighting for their rights, they…

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