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On This Date, December 22nd

1. 1808: Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is heard by the public for the first time It was on this date in 1808 the most famous…

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The Christmas Truce of 1914

In December of 1914, bitter battles were fought in the trenches along the western front of World War I. The trenches were a horrific…

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5 Historical Christmas Foods Most People Don’t Eat Anymore

The human race has been celebrating the holiday of Christmas for a very long time – about a thousand years, actually. Of course, no…

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What Is “Yuletide”, Anyway?

During the Christmas Season, we hear a lot about “Yuletide” in Christmas songs everywhere, but where does this word come from. Is it simply…

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On This Date, December 21st

1. 1970: Elvis meets with President Nixon It was on this date in 1970 that Elvis Presley met with President Nixon to offer his…

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On This Day, December 20th

1. 1957: Elvis Presley received his draft notice It was on this date in 1957 the “King”, Elvis Presley, received his draft notice to…

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25 Interesting Facts About The Beverly Hillbillies

The Beverly Hillbillies might be one of the more recognizable TV families that you know of, but there are quite a few things that…

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On This Day, December 19th

1. 1998: President Clinton impeached It was on this date in 1998 that U.S. President Bill Clinton was impeached due to his relationship with…

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On This Day, December 16

1. 1773: The famous Boston Tea Party It was on this date in 1773 that more than $18,000 worth of tea was dumped into…

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On This Day, December 15th

1. 1791: The Bill of Rights became law of the land It was on this date in 1791 that Virginia ratified the first 10…

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