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The End of the Third Reich

On this day in 1945, 76 years ago, pandemonium and celebrations erupt throughout the world from Moscow to Los Angeles upon the formal surrender of…

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Chief Pontiac’s War

On May 7th, 1763, Pontiac’s War (also known as Pontiac’s Conspiracy or Pontiac’s Rebellion) was launched by a loose confederation of Native American tribes, primarily…

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The Skipper of Freedom 7

On May 5th, 1961, Cmdr. Alan Shepard, Jr. became the first American in space when his Freedom 7 spacecraft blasted off from Cape Canaveral. It…

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Machiavelli(an)

On May 3rd, 1469, Italian diplomat, politician, historian, philosopher, humanist, and writer Niccolo Machiavelli is born in Florence. Often called the father of modern political…

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The Iron Horse Rests

On May 3rd, 1939, before an away-game against the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig benches himself for poor play, ending his…

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May Day

On this day in numerous countries, cultures and cults, for centuries dating back to the Roman Republic, May Day is celebrated across the globe. Dances,…

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