Alaska was the 49th state to join the USA, and has a population of 710,000 people, making it the 48th most populous state. But what fun facts are there about Alaska? Find out here with these 15 amazing facts!
In 2010, the Colombian Army was facing a pretty serious hostage crisis, with several groups of kidnapped soldiers being held hostage by armed guerrilla fighters of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In order to inspire the spirits of the hostages, the government had to get a message to them...but how?
March is known for two major holidays – one to find candy, and the other to drink lots of beer! Certainly you can guess which events those are, but there’s a lot of other happenings going on in March. That, along with a rich history of course!
Unofficially nicknamed the “Yellowhammer State,” the “Cotton State,” and the “Heart of Dixie,” Alabama was the 22nd state to join the USA on December 14, 1819. However, there's more that's interesting about Alabama than just the hard facts!
The history facts they teach you in school are interesting, sure, but everyone knows that stuff. But did you know that the longest day in history was over 400 days long?! Or that Hitler helped design a vehicle that we still drive today? Read on for the facts!
This bizarre holiday has interesting beginnings, and an even more interesting reason behind it! It may have started out as a stunt from a company, but it evolved into something much more. Find out the history of "Shower with a Friend Day!"
Even though it’s just another month, there’s a lot of history behind this month of romance and love! Read on to find out some historical events which occurred in February, as well as how to came to be the shortest month of the year.
One story about Dunkirk that’s rarely told is that of the Siege of Lille, a battle taking place in tandem with the evacuations that saw some 40,000 French troops hold off wave after wave of advancing elite Wehrmacht soldiers. Without the efforts of these brave French soldiers, not as many soldiers would have been saved from Dunkirk.
Despite it being the most preserved archaeological site of the Inca Empire, there are no records of the purposes of Machu Picchu, due to the Inca language being only spoken, not written. So, what do we really know about Machu Picchu?
For the majority of people, January symbolizes new beginnings and a fresh start. For others, it’s just another ordinary month! Here we have info on the historical origins of the month. Check out the 21 facts about January.
Ever wondered why different countries send diplomatic gifts to each other? Some are super expensive, some are really weird, but which one is your favorite? Here our our favorite gifts exchanged between countries!
It’s Christmas time, and with that comes the usual traditions we see all the time, as well as many unusual traditions. Today we’re looking at ten facts and traditions that make the Scandinavian country of Norway uniquely special during Christmas time!