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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 
Traces the history of land that is beloved and claimed by two cultures that share a common past and have been inexorably linked for centuries, based primarily on their love for, and claim to, a common homeland. More 
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Today in History: September 17, 2013

Freedom!      1849 - Abolitionist Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery.  She would return at least 19 times to rescue more than 300 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 16, 2013

Terrorism in America!      1920 - 38 are killed and 400 injured were killed when a bomb in a horse wagon exploded in front of the J. P. Morgan building on Wall Street in New York City.  The... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 13, 2013

Baltimore Holds!      The war has turned in America's favor with our victory over the British in Baltimore Harbor.  The victory denied the British access to the strategic port city (1814... More 
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Today in History with a Twist

Never Forget!      Terrorism came to America in a big way today (2001). Two hijacked aircraft crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, while a third smashed into The Pentagon... More 
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Way More Than Five Great Comics Biographies

Fiction is a great escape, but reality has the greatest cast of characters. What do you look for in a biography? Do you want a slice of world history focused through one person’s life? A... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 16, 2013

Gates Routed!      Five miles north of the South Carolina town of Camden, the Continental Forces led by Major General Horatio Gates were routed by numerically inferior British forces led by... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 12, 2013

The war is Over!      The War with Spain has come to an end (1898) with the United States and Spain signing an Armistice.  The fighting has ended but the formal agreement still has to be... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 8, 2013

Nixon Quits!      President Richard Nixon made a nationwide television address this evening (1974) and shocked the world by announcing his resignation from the office of the President of... More 

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