History : Society & Culture & Entertainment
Time zones, an innovation by American railroads in 1883, eventually spread worldwide.
The California Gold Rush, which kicked off in 1848, quickly changed a remote and sparsely populated territory into a thriving state.
Passchendaele and the Battles of Ypres 1914 - 18 by Martin Marix Evans
Forty Acres and a Mule was a promise made, but never kept, to freed slaves at the end of the Civil War.
China has a long tradition of fine painting, dating as far back as the Neolithic period. By the Tang dynasty (618-907), exquisite and delicate watercolors featuring noble ladies and court life were produced. The tradition of Chinese painting continued to flourish as Imperial Art Academies were creat
Read what Herodotus has to say about the contributions of the Egyptians to the calendar.
At the start of the 60's, British Music was just emerging from obscurity with Cliff Richard, Billy Fury, Adam Faith beginning to become known worldwide. By the end of the decade British Music
The facts one should know about Grover Cleveland, 22nd president of the United States.
A picture of a wrecked locomotive, twisted trackage, and shattered roundhouse caused by B-29 aerial bombing, during the Korean War.