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The Worst New York Commuter Train Crashes Were In 1950

As reported by the New York Daily News on February 18th of 1950, it was dark on the train as passengers fought to find…

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That Time Santa Anna Held a Funeral for His Amputated Leg

In case anyone needed more proof that history isn’t just a boring list of dates and names, one story has us in stitches: Mexican…

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History’s Badasses: Boudica

“Nothing is safe from Roman pride and arrogance. They will deface the sacred and will deflower our virgins. Win the battle or perish, that…

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Israeli Authorities Launch New Investigation of Judean Desert Caves

  DEAD SEA, ISRAEL – In a surprising turn of events, new fragments of text have been discovered in the Cave of the Skulls…

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Inside the World’s Oldest Mummies

SANTIAGO, CHILE – Researchers are using modern medical technology to reconstruct the likeness and understand the genetic code of people that lived over 7,400…

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On This Date, January 5th

1. 1933: Construction began on the Golden Gate Bridge It was on this date in 1933 that construction finally began on the now world…

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The History Of Immigration Law In America Is Rich And Rolling

Since the dawn of the United States, there have been a few tweaks to our immigrations laws. Some of them were more than just…

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On This Day, January 4th

1. 1847: Samuel Colt sold his first revolvers to the Texas Rangers It was on this date in 1847 that Captain Samuel Walker of…

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The First Woman Elected to the United States Senate: Hattie Caraway

The first woman ever elected to serve a full term as United States Senator was Hattie Ophelia Wyatt Caraway. While the first woman to…

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On This Day, January 3rd

1. 1987: Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame It was on this date in 1987…

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