Pages tagged with Historical Events

An angry monk, a corrupt papacy, a revolt, some people being thrown out of a window, the Thirty Years War, reforms in society and the formation of different denominations.
The Inquisitions were notorious for their ability to induce terror in non-Catholic communities and was highly efficient in its mission. It was also known to be incredibly cruel, using torture, murder, arson, and other forms of destruction and control to accomplish its mission.
A look back at the terrible 2014 that Malaysia Airlines went through.
How one man’s refusal to trade with the Mongols inadvertently led to the end of the Islamic Golden Age.
Continuing a look back at African history, today's analysis and commentary will be based on the First Sudanese Civil War, which took place from 1955 and ended in 1972.
A commentary and analysis of the Algerian Civil War which took place from December 26, 1991 – February 8, 2002.
An in-depth analysis and review of the Algerian War of Independence which took place from 1954 to 1962
A look back at the Great Australian Emu War of 1932
History has always been a great teacher as it offers the opportunity of hindsight so that future generations can avoid repeating past failures. One only needs to look at the Battle of Karansebes for proof that drinking on the job is not advisable.
Most large scale fires in history usually start in bizarre circumstances and the following three are no exception.
History has always been a great teacher as it offers the opportunity of hindsight so that future generations can avoid repeating past failures. One only needs to look at how the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by the Black Hand became a catalyst to a diplomatic crisis which ...
An analysis of the 1666 Great Fire of London and lessons to be learned from the event.
Hapgood asserted that people, or more precisely, intelligent Geographers and Navigators had charted the New World many centuries before Christopher Columbus. His most controversial claim is that of the mapping of the Antarctic mainland, 6000 years before it was first sighted in 1820.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a normal little boy who grew up under great unjustice and decided there must be a better way and he decided to rally the people and do something about it. This is his humble beginning.
I do believe, the land of my birth is worth hoping for. Like a prizefighter, trying to rise up from a fall caused by a heavy blow. I’ll stand up. I’ll not give up on her. I’ll do my share.
Use of the word "involve", "involvement", in a historical and current context according to English dictionaries used in the article. Using Wales and parts of US History uses of involvement; and cultural, family, and governmental involvement with changing the course of a country.
Since 1957, the legal system of the European Union has gained an ever growing independence from the rest of the international legal order but also from the Member States' legal systems. Today, the EU operates on the same ground as the biggest countries around the world.
This really is not a poem about history, or war, or blood. It's a poem about love.
Chapparchiri Burj , famously known as Fateh Burj is located in Chapparchiri ( a village in Mohali ) . Through this article , I would like to give a brief insight about the Fateh Burj and its historical connection . The victory of justness over might . A famous battle involving exempla...
Mitcham railway station opened in 1882 and closed a few days ago. Now, she is just a memory as the destruction is complete and her former grounds are leveled. This is a follow-up article to "The Last Train From Mitcham" by Porle Joen published on January 3, 2014.
Sheep will always follow their shepherd - no matter where he will lead them.
Whether or not you've had the distinct pleasure of watching the matchless performance of Daniel Day-Lewis in Steven Spielberg's epic "Lincoln," you really deserve to read the book upon which the movie is based. "Team of Rivals" gives you all the behind-the-scenes 'whys' to Lincoln's ...
If you're looking for a film set during the Civil Rights Movement, look no further than "The Long Walk Home." You may be surprised at what you'll learn from seeing it (because very few folks did during it's initial release).
Rembering the present is a well written book by anthropologist Johannes Fabian. This article reviews the work of Johannes Fabian and his interaction with artist in Congo. The book is very insightful as It explores how people use art (paintings) to explain the history of Congo and the ...
The life and times of William The Conqueror and how he managed to change the face of England.
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