The 1798 Irish Rebellion was a pivotal event that would influence the shaping of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. In the wake of the American Revolution several years prior, countries like France and Ireland were inspired to take up arms against their own political authorities.
Possibly the most renowned accomplishment mankind has been able to pull off is space travel. On May 14th, 1973, NASA launched the first U.S. space station, Skylab, into orbit, a scientific event that helped modern astrophysicists better understand the Earth, the sun, and the human anatomy as it adjusts to space.
This week, we’re remembering the tragic loss of nearly 1,500 passengers and crew members aboard the RMS Titanic. The ocean liner met its unthinkable end during its maiden voyage on April 14–15, 1912, in the North Atlantic Ocean en route to New York.
There have been many famous dictators in this world, but few have managed to leave their mark in history as memorably as Julius Caesar did. On March 15th, 44 B.C., Julius Caesar was gruesomely assassinated by “The Liberators.”
On March 5th, 1946, Winston Churchill delivered his Iron Curtain speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. The aim was to reveal the harsh reality of Soviet communism manifesting in the wake of the war, now that the Axis powers had been dissolved.