Category: History

Amazing Historical Destinations Around The World

There’s something about visiting historical destinations that just makes your heart race. Maybe it’s the thought of being able to walk in the footsteps of some of history’s most famous figures. Or maybe it’s the idea of seeing ancient ruins that have been standing for centuries. Whatever it is, there’s no doubt that historical destinations…


4 Less-Known Court Figures That Helped Influence The Course Of History

The royal courts were a place of unusual happenings. While the kings boasted of their court’s power, they also intended to keep their guests entertained throughout history. How did they do that? Through court jesters. They were a crucial part of a regular court day. They may have appeared to make up nonsense in order…


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…