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The Truest Founding Father

On April 17th, 1790, Benjamin Franklin, American printer, publisher, author, inventor, scientist, and diplomat, passes away from Pleurisy in his beloved Philadelphia. One of the…

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A Man Called Karol, A Saint Called John Paul

On April 2nd, 2005, Pope Saint John Paul II, history’s most well-traveled pontiff and the first non-Italian to hold the position since the 16th century,…

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The Misty Voice of the Irish

On this day as generally accepted by scholars and denizens alike, St. Patrick, savior of Ireland, passes away near modern Downpatrick (Dun Pa’draig), County Down…

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Animus in Consulendo Liber

On this day in 1994, in NATO’s first military action since its formation, U.S. fighter planes acting under United Nations sanction shoot down four Serbian…

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Madiba, Father of the Nation

On this day in 1990, the South African government of President F.W. de Klerk releases Nelson Mandela from prison. Shortly after his release, Mandela was…

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Empires Lost and Found

On February 10th, 1763, The Seven Years’ War, a global conflict known in America as the French and Indian War, ends with the signing of…

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