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Charlemagne, king of the Franks, became the first
Charlemagne, king of the Franks, became the first Charlemagne, king of the Franks, became the first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Sort fact from f
Sinibaldo Cardinal Fieschi was elected pope, takin
Sinibaldo Cardinal Fieschi was elected pope, takin Sinibaldo Cardinal Fieschi was elected pope, taking the name Innocent IV. Test your knowledge of pop
William I was crowned king of England, formally co
William I was crowned king of England, formally co William I was crowned king of England, formally completing the Norman Conquest. How much do you know
Casimir IV, the grand duke of Lithuania, was crown
Casimir IV, the grand duke of Lithuania, was crown Casimir IV, the grand duke of Lithuania, was crowned king of Poland. Take our quiz about kings and e
During the American Revolution, General George Was
During the American Revolution, General George Was During the American Revolution, General George Washington crossed the Delaware River and surprised t
The Augsburg Confession, 28 articles that constitu The Augsburg Confession, 28 articles that constitute the basic confession of the Lutheran churches,
Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, w
Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, w Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, was born in Oxford, Massachusetts. Take our quiz ab
Robert Erskine Childers—writer, Sinn Féin deputy,
Robert Erskine Childers—writer, Sinn Féin deputy, Robert Erskine Childers—writer, Sinn Féin deputy, member of the Irish Republican Army, and Irish nat
The film adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mock
The film adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mock The film adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird premiered and became a classic, especially
George Armstrong Custer made his last stand with t
George Armstrong Custer made his last stand with t George Armstrong Custer made his last stand with the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Charlie Chaplin, the British comedic actor and dir
Charlie Chaplin, the British comedic actor and dir Charlie Chaplin, the British comedic actor and director who is widely regarded as one of the most im
The Firebird by Igor Stravinsky and Michel Fokine
The Firebird by Igor Stravinsky and Michel Fokine The Firebird by Igor Stravinsky and Michel Fokine premiered at the Paris Opéra. Test your knowledge
Mikhail Gorbachev resigned the presidency of the S
Mikhail Gorbachev resigned the presidency of the S Mikhail Gorbachev resigned the presidency of the Soviet Union, which ceased to exist at the end of t
The Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Act was enacted by
The Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Act was enacted by The Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress, giving the president power to s
American singer and songwriter James Brown, known
American singer and songwriter James Brown, known American singer and songwriter James Brown, known as “the Godfather of Soul,” died at the age of 73.
Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl was first p
Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl was first p Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl was first published, appearing in the Netherlands under the t
British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, whose cr
British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, whose cr British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, whose credits notably included the television series The O
Canadian politician Kim Campbell was sworn in as t
Canadian politician Kim Campbell was sworn in as t Canadian politician Kim Campbell was sworn in as the country's prime minister, becoming the first wo
American actress Farrah Fawcett, who first gained
American actress Farrah Fawcett, who first gained American actress Farrah Fawcett, who first gained fame for an iconic pinup poster and later became a
American singer and dancer Michael Jackson, who wa
American singer and dancer Michael Jackson, who wa American singer and dancer Michael Jackson, who was renowned worldwide as the “King of Pop,” died at