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Brooklyn Bridge opens – HISTORY

After 14 years, the Brooklyn Bridge over the East River opens, connecting the major cities

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Missing in Action: How Military Families Spurred the MIA Movement

“MIA” means ineffective, a term used to refer to members of the armed forces who

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Christopher Columbus dies – HISTORY

On May 20, 1506, the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus died in Valladolid, Spain. Columbus was

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Why Hitler Secretly Met With a Japanese General During WWII

In December 1940, three months after Japan, Germany and Italy signed their Second World War

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When Galileo Stood Trial for Defending Science

Four centuries ago, the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei put his freedom and his life at

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When Did People Start Eating in Restaurants?

People have been eating outside the home for millennia, buying a quick snack from a

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Pope John Paul II Born

On May 18, 1920, Karol Jozef Wojtyla was born in the Polish city of Wadowice,

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George Washington criticizes “taxation without representation”

On May 17, 1769, George Washington launched a legislative salvo during Britain’s fiscal and judicial

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