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On This Day, January 18th

1. 1778: The Hawaiian Islands were discovered by English explorer It was on this date in 1778 that Captain James Cook became the first…

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Oh This Day, January 17th

1. 1950: The Great Brink’s Robbery It was on this date in 1950 that a group of eleven men broke into the Brinks Armored…

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Frances Hodgson Burnett’s Success as an Author

Frances Hodgson Burnett, an English-American author, was best known for her three children’s novels, Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and perhaps her most…

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Charles Cornwallis: The British General Known for Surrendering at Yorktown

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis was an officer in the British Army, leading many generals in the American Revolutionary War. In 1781, he unofficially…

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On This Day, January 13

1. 1968: Johnny Cash played at Folsom Prison It was on this date in 1968 that country music legend, Johnny Cash, played in front…

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On This Day, January 12th

1. 1926: The Sam ‘n’ Henry show debut on Chicago radio One of the most popular radio programs of all time made its debut…

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On This Day, January 11th

1. 1935: Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly from Hawaii to California It was on this date in 1935 that Amelia Earhart…

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Neolithic ‘Calendar Rock’ Discovered in Sicily

“This obviously reinforces the sacrality of the site.” – Archaeologist Giuseppe La Spina. SICILY, ITALY – Italian Archaeologists working on a site on the…

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You Can Now Virtually Visit the Historical ‘Plain of Jars’

XIANGKHOANG PLATEAU, LAOS – in the upland valleys and lower foothills of the Xiangkhoang Plateau, there lies a fascinating landscape dotted with megalithic ‘jars’.…

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Medieval Germany Had Their Own Disposable Cups

“The parties took place in the summer here in the courtyard. The cups were simply thrown away. That’s equivalent to paper cups today.” –…

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