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10 Horrors Of The Great Plague Of London

History Elizabeth YetterFebruary 15, 2017 Called the last great plague of London, the Great Plague began in the spring of 1665 and ended roughly a year later. Officially, over 68,000 people died, but many believe that the number of plague...
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10 Bizarre Facts About Lupercalia, The Original St Valentine’s Day

History Mark OliverFebruary 14, 2017 Long before we started giving cards to girls to let them know that we choo-choo-choose them, the Romans were celebrating love in their own way. Every February 15, they held Lupercalia—the original Valentine’s Day. The.....
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10 Defining Moments In The Childhood Of Martin Luther King Jr.

History Mark OliverFebruary 13, 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. never got to live in the better world he helped create. His world, until the moment he died, was one ruled by hate, inequality, and oppression. The only life he...
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10 Fascinating Cave Finds That Will Blow Your Mind

History Jana Louise SmitFebruary 12, 2017 Caves have served as homes, storage sites, and sacred spaces throughout history. This makes them rich and rewarding hunting grounds for archaeologists. Far from yielding just the occasional odd fossil, caves hold tough...
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10 Surprising Discoveries Involving Ancient Pottery

History Jana Louise Smit February 9, 2017 At first glance, pottery shards appear the least glamorous items to come from a dig. But archaeologists love them. There are times when ceramics really don’t reveal anything. Then there are the flakes,...
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10 Foreign Fighters Who Helped America Win Its Independence

History Mark Oliver February 8, 2017 The American Revolution was about more than just America. It was a worldwide event. America did not fight alone. They got help from every part of the globe. And we don’t just mean Marquis...
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10 Amazing Passenger Stories From The Titanic That Need To Be Told

Facts Elisabeth Sedgwick February 7, 2017 When the RMS Titanic set sail on her maiden voyage from Southampton on April 10, 1912, she was the largest and most luxurious ship in the world. Tragically, the White Star liner never made...
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