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On This Day, October 25th

1. 1944: First Kamikaze mission of the war The term Kamikaze is normally associated with a form of suicide attacks by Japanese military aviators…

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On This Day, October 24th

1. 2003: The last supersonic commercial flight The Concorde Jet was the ultimate symbol of high-end luxury airliners, at least in the commercial sector.…

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The Man Who Broke The Sound Barrier By Simply Taking A Step

In order for a human being to reach speeds over 800mph, there needs to be some serious forces involved. You might think I’m referring…

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How Much Do You Know About World History?

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On This Day, October 21st

1. 1959 Solomon R. Guggenheim museum opens in New York City It was on this date in 1959 that one of New York City’s…

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On This Day, October 20th

1: 1977: The Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash It was on this date in 1977 the popular rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd suffered a horrible tragedy…

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On This Day, October 19th

1. 1985: The first Blockbuster Video store opened It wasn’t that long ago that a Blockbuster Video store was located in almost every neighborhood…

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Wilhelm Voigt: The Shoemaker Turned Brilliant Thief

Friedrich Wilhelm Voigt lived a troubled life growing up in Tilsit, Prussia. By the age of 14, he already had been sentenced to 14…

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On This Day, October 18th

1. 1998: Pipeline explosion in Nigeria It was on this date in 1998 that an explosion on an oil pipeline caused a blazing fire…

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Mysticism and Supersition: Inside the Iconic Delphic Oracle

Almost everyone has heard of the famous Delphic Oracle. Whether it was from a school textbook, a documentary heralding the end of the world,…

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