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“Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.” This infamous quote is known by pretty much everyone. But just how much history do you actually know? Certainly you know the basics, but there is even much left to be learned about those.

Additionally, there’s a lot of interesting information behind some of your favorite brands, sports, and holidays! For example, do you know where the first McDonald’s was opened? We all love Halloween, but where did the idea to dress up come from? Find out all this and more with this variety of history facts!

30 Awesome Facts About Vikings

Vikings - even though they called Scandinavia their home, these Ancient Norse sea experts did everything from exploring, trading, colonizing, and looting. With the extent of their influence, it’s no wonder they remain notorious to this day for the mark they left! Check out these 30 unbelievable facts about Vikings!

2018-02-22T17:12:58+00:00 Categories: History|Tags: |

30 Facts About The Battle of Hastings For Kids

One of the most important battles in English history remains to be the Battle of Hastings. Even though it took place almost 1,000 years ago, it changed the future of England. But how much do you know about this fight? Check out these 30 facts about the Battle of Hastings!

2017-11-28T04:03:55+00:00 Categories: History|Tags: |

30 Interesting Facts About King Henry VIII

You've probably heard of Henry VIII, but there's much more to this strange figure than his abundance of wives. King Henry VIII founded the Anglican Church, married six wives, two of whom were executed, he hunted and jousted, all before the age of 55. But that's not all...

2017-12-10T04:14:34+00:00 Categories: History|Tags: |

The Life and Death of the Concorde

Conquering the air has always been a dream and a passion of man. The most well-known plane of them all has to be the Concorde, a European invention that has won the world over and taken many across the globe. Here we’re going to look at the life and death of this amazing craft.

2017-09-14T18:22:47+00:00 Categories: History, Transportation|

The History of Space Travel Timeline

To travel into the unknown of space is a dream for so many children and adults alike, although one that very few will ever reach. Here we’re going to go through a timeline of the significant moments in the history of space travel, starting way back in the 1940s...

2017-07-17T13:39:38+00:00 Categories: History, Space, Transportation|

The Fascinating History of McDonald’s

We all secretly love a nice McDonald's every now and then, and it can't be denied that even though it's no good for us, it tastes so good. But where & how did it all start? Well, that's what we're here to find out, looking decade by decade at the highs & lows of the golden arches.

2017-12-14T03:20:59+00:00 Categories: Food & Drink, History|

When Were the Planets Discovered in Our Solar System?

The first 5 planets of our solar system are very hard to date, being visible to the naked eye meant they were all identified long ago, but we do know their initial recorded date. Here we’re going to go through the date of each planet’s discovery, and some fun facts about each wonder.

2016-10-24T12:12:47+00:00 Categories: History, Space|Tags: |

The History of the PC

These days we take the world of computing for granted, using it in almost every aspect of our lives; emails, streaming, social media, at work and of course for pointless games. The question is do we really know where this technology came from? Well that’s what we’re here to find out.

2017-12-14T02:57:34+00:00 Categories: History, Technology|