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The Most Important Events in European History, I - V century

Posted January 19th, 2018 at 11:45 AM by Valens
Updated July 3rd, 2018 at 03:03 AM by Valens

The purpose of this chronology is to list some of the most important events which had great influence on the course of European history.
My initial plan was to start with the first century after Christ and finish with the twentieth, but soon realized that the scope of that task was enormous.
From this reason, I came to the idea of doing separate entries for periods spanning over several centuries, with respect to traditionally accepted periodization of history.
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Great Mothers in History

Posted January 7th, 2018 at 03:27 PM by Valens
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Mothers of some of history's most significant personalities often played a critical role in the development of their character and often represented a power behind the curtain.
Many of these women were ambitious, power hungry and completely devoted to their children and their cause. Some of the great mother figures went down in history as villains, while others were regarded as saints and models of virtue and continued to be venerated centuries after their deaths.

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Why Egypt Overtook Sumer

Posted December 12th, 2017 at 12:40 PM by Shotgunhistory

This is a bit of comparative History, where I explore why Sumer Was Overshadowed by Egypt.
I would love to get any opinions and comments
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Jim Henson creates Kermit a history

Posted December 21st, 2015 at 06:18 AM by Delanceyplace

Today's selection -- from Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones. In 1955, television was still in its infancy and struggling for popular content. A small, Washington, D.C. station added a short puppet show called Sam and Friends created by nineteen-year-old Jim Henson with a cast of characters he had come to call the Muppets. Unlike most puppets that had preceded them, Henson's creations had flexible rather than wooden faces -- and thus could make expressions easily picked up by the new,...
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February 12. This day in world history. What happened today in history?

Posted February 12th, 2014 at 12:06 PM by negeroy

February 12. This day in world history.
What happened today in history?

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Born on February 12

1768 Francis II, the last Holy Roman Emperor
1775 Louisa Adams, wife of John Quincy Adams
1809 Charles Darwin, naturalist and influential theorist of evolution (On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural...
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