Aug 3, 1492: Columbus sets sail

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Columbus sets sail. (2011). The History Channel website. Retrieved 11:07, August 3, 2011, from http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-sets-sail. From[...]

Chief Pocatello signs peace treaty

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Jul 30, 1863: Chief Pocatello signs peace treaty. (2011). The History Channel website. Retrieved 3:11, July 30, 2011, from http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chief-pocatello-signs-peace-treaty. The[...]

Happy Birthday, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Fashion Icon and First Lady

Written by  on July 28, 2011

July 28, 2010 by Shannon Firth Her pillbox hat, her love of family and her passion for the arts compose the portrait of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.[...]

Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. World War I began

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On July 28, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. World War I began as declarations of war by other European nations quickly followed. The ‘Great[...]

Machu Picchu: 100 Years Since Its Rediscovery

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HULTON ARCHIVE / GETTY IMAGES Machu Picchu, Circa, 1930 Machu Picchu, often called the “Lost City of the Incas, sits at 2,350 meters above[...]