10 Historical Accounts Of People Who Woke Up In Their Coffins

10 Historical Accounts Of People Who Woke Up In Their Coffins

The Lady with the Ring is an Irish legend about Margorie McCall, who reportedly awoke in her coffin. The story goes that Margorie died of a fever in 1705 and was quickly buried to prevent the sickness from spreading. On...
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Top 10 Personal Facts About Famous Historical Figures

Top 10 Personal Facts About Famous Historical Figures

Stuck in stories that are embellished or written with old facts, famous figures often do not bring their entire selves to the table. They may have been superb leaders or artists, but they had habits and made mistakes like any...
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10 Historical Mysteries Solved In Recent Years

10 Historical Mysteries Solved In Recent Years

Mysteries just pull us in. We like to read about them, watch shows about them, and try to solve them. As a whole, mankind has always strove to make the unknown known. As the years have gone by, we’ve found...
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10 Historical Events With Hilarious Forgotten Details

10 Historical Events With Hilarious Forgotten Details

History can be a hard sell. There are a lot of dates to memorize, and it wasn’t all as edge-of-your-seat exciting as Hollywood has led us to believe. But amid the dusty old books and droning historians, a few gems...
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10 Historical Controversies With Recent Developments

10 Historical Controversies With Recent Developments

History Radu AlexanderAugust 27, 2017 Sometimes, it can be very difficult to distinguish historical fact from historical fiction. In some cases, the lack of solid evidence makes a definitive conclusion impossible, while in others, new findings keep changing th...
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10 Well-Known Disasters And Their Deadlier Historical Counterparts

10 Well-Known Disasters And Their Deadlier Historical Counterparts

History Christy HeatherAugust 20, 2017 The human mind seems to be programmed to think that things did not happen unless one can personally recall it happening. Historians must fight an uphill battle with the general population to convince them that...
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10 Ways The Historical King Arthur Was Nothing Like The Legend

10 Ways The Historical King Arthur Was Nothing Like The Legend

Misconceptions Mark OliverAugust 15, 2017 The legendary King Arthur—Britain’s great king who fought dragons and fairy queens alongside the magician Merlin—is so clouded in myth and fantasy that it’s hard to imagine that there is any real, historical fa...
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