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After 133 Years, The Ringling Brothers Circus Performs Its Final Act

When the Ringling brothers performed with their new circus on May 19, 1884, they caught the attention of the more venerable, aging Barnum &…

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The Day We Surrendered Mount St. Helens; The Deadliest Eruption In U.S. History

  Skamania County, Washington–Atop a ridge near Mount St. Helens on May 18th, 1980, David A. Johnston trembled with excitement. Johnston was a volcanologist from the…

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The Lusitania; When A German Sub Torpedoed A Civilian Ship Carrying Americans

The air was crisp off the shores of Ireland on May 7, 1915. As the passengers from the Lusitania jumped from the deck into…

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When Union General David Hunter Emancipated Slaves Ahead Of Lincoln Then Made Them Soldiers

On May 9, 1862, while commanding the southern department of South Carolina, Florida, and Georgia during the American Civil War, General David Hunter, Union…

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From Segregationist To Progressive; Presidential Candidate George Wallace Is Proof That Evil Can Change

  Laurel, Maryland–On May 15, 1972, a man shot presidential candidate George Wallace, permanently paralyzing Wallace from the waist down. Nobody was too surprised.…

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The Tarnished Day We Celebrate As Mother’s Day

When a woman named Anna Jarvis created Mother’s Day at the turn of the last century, she intended it as a tribute to all…

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When Craft Beer Finally Broke Free Of Its Shackles

If you remember beer commercials from the 1990s, you remember the fear expressed by the big breweries. One commercial in particular attacked the rising…

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The Concrete Poured By The Romans Was Way Better

The concrete mixture used by the Romans wasn’t the same as what your Uncle the mason uses, not likely. That recipe, while not eternal,…

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John Clem: The Drummer Boy Who Shot A Confederate Colonel To Become A Sergeant At Age 12

When John Clem was finally of an age where the Union Army could pay him, he’d already served on the front lines for two…

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Three Times The Charm; Ronald Reagan’s Bid For The White House Began In 1968

Ronald Reagan was many things during his time on Earth, an actor, a jelly bean fanatic, and he was “the Gipper.” According to 19-year-old…

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