We often tend to glorify the wrong people in this world.   The story of Bonnie and Clyde perhaps is appealing to some as it's a love story with an unhappy ending.  Either...
The story of Solomon Northup is heart-breaking, and one that deserved to be remembered.  Solomon a talented violinist was kidnapped from Washington City in 1841, and was...
We all have our moments when life seems too much.  It was on January 3rd back in 1889 when the famous philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche had such a moment and broke down at...
It was on December 30th back in 1986, when a mining tradition dating back to 1911 ended: the use of canaries in coal mines to detect carbon monoxide and other toxic gases!...
We all know about the first Great Fire of London back in 1666, but in 1940 Londoners faced a far greater threat.  The second great fire occurred on December 29th, 1940 when...
During his lifetime his art influenced billions of people and put smiles on children's faces all over the world.  In my opinion that makes him a hero.  It was on December...
Can you imagine facing a firing squad and surviving? Imagine how terrifying that would be.  That was an experience that a famous writer went through on December 22nd,...
It was just before Christmas on December 20th back in December 1924 when Adolf Hitler was released from prison after serving nine months of his five-year sentence for...
Today we take a look at one of history's famous hoax's, and it happened in December back in 1912.  It was actually December 18th when an amateur archaeologist claimed to...
Party! Who said party? I'm sure it wasn't an actual party! Well I guess as far as parties go this one wasn't that run of the mill.  The Boston Tea Party occurred on...