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The Assassination of Our Moral Bearing

On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. is felled by a bullet to the head at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, at…

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Posted in Economy Foreign Policy History

Truman Leading the Free World through the Marshall Plan

On this day in 1948, President Harry S Truman signs the Marshall Plan into law. Officially it was entitled the European Recovery Program, an American…

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Posted in History Religion

The First Slavic Pope

On this day in 2005, Pope Saint John Paul II, history’s most well-traveled pontiff and the first non-Italian to hold the position since the 16th…

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Posted in History Military

The Royal Air Force

On this day in 1918, precisely 102 years ago, the Royal Air Force (RAF) is formed with the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC)…

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The Dedication of the Eiffel Tower

On this day in 1889, the Eiffel Tower is dedicated in Paris in a ceremony presided over by Gustave Eiffel, the tower’s designer, and attended…

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Posted in Caronavirus History

The Corona Chronicles, E4: Strangers Back in Paradise

We have entered my own household’s tenth day of semi-hard quarantine, and the new normal that was chafing my friends and family in our absence…

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