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Nirvana and the Life and Death of Kurt Cobain

On this day in 1994, grunge icon Kurt Donald Cobain of the band Nirvana dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Seattle….

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Captain Cozier and the USS Theodore Roosevelt

We’re all sitting around the house with plenty of time on our hands, so here is a history lesson with relevance in a way that…

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Posted in Activism Civil Rights History Human Interest

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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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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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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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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