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On this Day, March 21st

1. 1963: The Famous Alcatraz Prison Closes its Doors. A small 12 acre island off about a mile and a half off the coast…

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The History of Ballet

Ballet first originated in the 15th century in the Italian Renaissance Courts. Catherine de Medici, an Italian Noblewoman and the wife of King Henry…

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He Did What? The 10 Most Egregious Abuses of Presidential Power (Part II)

Photo: moviepilot.com Welcome back to our survey of the most Constitution-shredding, separation-of-powers-violating, James Madison-infuriating power grabs in presidential history. Last time, we covered the…

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The History of Downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas as a city was founded back in 1905 as just a small piece of land right off the tracks of the Union…

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He Did What? The 10 Most Egregious Abuses of Presidential Power (Part I)

Photo: History.com Someone smart-sounding*¬†once said that power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. We all think of dictators as the best proof of that…

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On This Day, March 18th

1. 1965: Soviet Union sends first man on spacewalk On this day in 1965, the Soviet Union took a huge step ahead of the…

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On this Day, March 17th

1. 1762: The first St. Patricks day parade is held in New York City On this Day in 1792, Irish Soldiers that were fighting…

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7 Unique Historical Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s Day being just a day away, you’ve probably already looked over the history of why we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. So…

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On This Day, March 16th

1. 1926 The first liquid fueled rocket is invented Robert H Goddard wrote his name in the history books today by being the first…

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On This Day, March 15th

1. 1970: Bobby Orr Scores 100 points in one season On this day in 1970 Hockey Legend Booby Orr scores his 100th goal of…

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