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Contains chronologically arranged entries profiling one hundred of the world's most influential musicians from medieval times through the twentieth century. More 
Contains chronologically arranged entries profiling one hundred of the world's most influential inventors from ancient times through the twentieth century. More 
Examines the history, rules, and prominent players of the sport of soccer. More 
Profiles a diverse collection of famous people from around the world from past to present, detailing the influence of these individuals in the course of history. More 
This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues,... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 20, 2013

Civilization Saved!       480 BC - The Persian invasion of southeastern Europe was stopped by the Greeks at the Naval Battle of Salamis.  The battle was fought in conjunction with the... More 
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RIP Hiroshi Yamauchi & Nintendo's House of Cards

Hiroshi Yamauchi passed away today at the age of 85. He inherited his grandfather’s playing card company, Nintendo, at the age of 22 in 1949. Yamauchi dropped out of college and nearly... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 19, 20213

President Dies!      1881 - President James A. Garfield died from the wounds he suffered in a July 2 shooting.  He had been shot by a disgruntled (and crazy) office seeker named Charles J.... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 18, 2013

Bank Crashes! Panic Ensues!       1873 - One of the largest banks in the United states, Jay Cooke & Company, declares bankruptcy, triggering a series of bank failures known as the Panic... More 

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