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Victoria(n)

On this day in 1901, “Her Majesty Victoria, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of…

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Milne and the 100-acre Wood

On this day in 1882, English author Alan Alexander Milne is born in Kilburn, London, UK, to his schoolmaster father and devoted mother. Best known…

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“Welfare Capitalism”

On this day in 1914, Henry Ford announces a revolutionary wage scale of $5 per day, and reduces shifts from nine to eight hours. Against…

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Death of the People’s Dream at Wounded Knee

On this day in 1890, soldiers of the US Army’s 7th cavalry open fire on a band of the Lakota tribe at Wounded Knee Creek,…

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The Christmas Truce

On this day in 1914, The Great War ceases at points along the lines of the western and eastern fronts as combatants partake of an…

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Van Gogh’s Brilliance and Suffering

On this day in 1888, Vincent Van Gogh confronts roommate Paul Gauguin with a razor, then turns it on himself, cutting off part of his…

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