Historic Events

History is constantly being written. As most people know, it’s important to study history so we can learn from our mistakes and create a better future.

Let’s check out the good and the bad of major and even lesser-known historical events!

Independence Day Facts

15 Interesting Facts About Independence Day

Did you know that former US presidents John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe all died on the 4th of July?

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Facts about the Spanish Flu

8 Shocking Facts About The Spanish Flu

Did you know that the Spanish Flu did not originate in Spain?

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100 Crazy History Facts They Didn't Teach You In School

100 History Facts They Didn’t Teach You At School

A singing birthday card has more computer power in it than the entire Allied Army of WWII.

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Surprising outcome of Chernobyl on the UK

How The Chernobyl Disaster Affected The UK

One site where the effects of Chernobyl’s radioactive rains is still very present today, in the famous Loch Ness in Scotland.

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Facts about the Random London Beer Flood

The Historical Yet Bizarre London Beer Flood

The London Beer Flood, claimed the lives of 9 people, as well as injuring many more and causing damage to multiple houses.

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The Weirdest Trial Ever!

The Bizarre Salem Tomato Trials

Tomatoes, shortly after their introduction to the western world, were long considered to be a poisonous fruit.

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Amazing Facts About The Battle of Hastings

15 Historic Facts About The Battle of Bunker Hill

Did you know that The battle of Bunker Hill actually took place mostly on Breed’s Hill?

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Sobering 9/11 Facts

50 Humbling Facts About 9/11

The employee who gave the order to ground all planes after the 9/11 attacks was Ben Sliney - and it was his first day on the job.

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Amsterdam Eel Riots

The Weird History of the Amsterdam Eel Riots

Amsterdam’s infamous Eel Riots led to the deaths of 26 people - and one eel.

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Knowledgeable Facts About The Alamo

8 Interesting Facts About The Battle of the Alamo

The Alamo Mission was founded in 1718 in the San Antonio area of Texas, and was designed to educate the Native Americans.

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Amazing Facts About The Battle of Hastings

30 Facts About The Battle of Hastings For Kids

In order to reach Hastings, the Normans sailed about 700 ships across the English Channel.

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Discovery of the Planets in Our Solar System

When Were the Planets Discovered in Our Solar System?

A day on Uranus lasts 17 Earth hours, and a year on the planet equates to 84 years on Earth.

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