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American Humanity

On this day in 2001, four coordinated attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda kill 2,996 people, injure over 6,000 others, and cause at least…

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The Indomitable Brits

On this day in 1940, 300 German aircraft raid London, in the first of 57 consecutive nights of aerial bombardment. This bombing “blitzkrieg” (lightning war)…

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Ending the Revolutionary War

On this day in 1783, the Treaty of Paris, defining the legal conclusion of the American Revolutionary War, is signed in France. In attendance were…

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The Manhattan Project

On this day in 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m., the most urgent work of the Manhattan Project comes to an explosive end as the first atom…

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The First Trade Pact Between Nations- Japan and the US

On this day in 1853, Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, representing the U.S. Government, sails into Tokyo Bay, Japan, with a squadron of four vessels. For…

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Canada – Our Large and Friendly Neighbor

On this day in 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and…

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