Category: History

History Of The Don’t Tread On Me Flag

Americans have always loved manly symbols and icons. Some of them are the bald eagle, the Smith & Wesson, Superman, or great grandpa’s cattle brand, with each and every one of them having a long history behind them. Another well known symbol which is part of America’s history is the ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ (also…


4 Major Interesting Facts You Should Know About World War II

The Second World war was fought between 1 September 1939 to 2 September 1945. Did you know that Germany had a strange way of treating its flying aces? Most people know about the historical facts and important dates about World War II, but there are more interesting facts about the conflict you should probably know….


The Bukovina Germans: A Community On The Verge Of Extinction

The Bukovina Germans (known in German as either ‘Buchenland Deutsche’ or ‘Bukowina Deutsche’) represent an ethnic German minority which previously lived in Bukovina, a historical region situated at the crossroads of Central and Eastern Europe (nowadays divided between Suceava County in northeastern Romania and Chernivtsi Oblast in western Ukraine) from about 1774, when the region…


Une Breve Histoire Du Ville De Brest En Bretagne, France

Brest est une ville historique importante, chef-lieu de l’arrondissement du département du Finistère dans l’ancienne région celtique de Bretagne. De plus, c’est un port important du nord-ouest de l’Europe, le deuxième port militaire de France après Toulon, qui se trouve également à l’extrémité ouest de la Bretagne. Avec ses 139 602 habitants (selon le mois…


The History Of Marriage In The United Kingdom

The history of marriage in the United Kingdom Before the Law on Marriages was adopted in 1753, which became the first legislative act in England and Wales that had anything to do with the institution of marriage, England was dominated by common-law marriage, which implied actual cohabitation and did not lead to any rights and…