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This Day in History on October 8th

0By Dr. Zar onThis Day in History

A Brief History Please watch the embedded video below to learn about some events that occurred on today’s date! Digging Deeper Question for students (and subscribers): Which event that occurred on today’s date would you like to learn more about?  Please let us know in the comments section below this article. If you liked this article and would like to receive notification of new articles, please feel welcome to subscribe to History and Headlines by liking us on Facebook and becoming one of our patrons! Your readership is much appreciated! Historical Evidence For more information, please see… Andrews, John and Matt…

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Animated Map of the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine (through October 6th)

0By Dr. Zar onFebruary 24, Military

A Brief History On February 24, 2022, days after recognizing Donetsk and Luhansk as independent states, Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered a full scale invasion of Ukraine. Digging Deeper The animated map below shows the daily progress of the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine from February 24th through October 6th. Question for students (and subscribers): What do you think will be the outcome of this invasion?  Do you think Russia will succeed in annexing some areas of Ukraine long term?  Do you think nuclear weapons will be used before the war has ended? Do you think any NATO countries will become…

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South of the Sahara

0By Dr. Zar onSeptember 30

A Brief History On September 30, 1966, Bechuanaland in Southern Africa declared its independence from the United Kingdom, and became the Republic of Botswana.  Fifty-six years later, on September 30, 2022, a collaboration of several history YouTubers attempts a more refined approach to the initial objective of #ProjectAfrica, released a couple of years ago.  South of the Sahara aims to bring together numerous history content creators in a collective attempt to spread and promote African history in a largely positive and interesting light as a direct and imposing contradiction to the usual portrayals of African history which are largely in…

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History Short: What was the First Nuclear Powered Warship?

0By Major Dan onInventions, Military, September 30, Vehicles

A Brief History On September 30, 1954, the American submarine, USS Nautilus, was commissioned for service as the first ever nuclear powered warship. Digging Deeper Serving the US Navy well until 1980, Nautilus immediately gave the US a tremendous advantage in submarine warfare, with the ability to stay submerged many times longer than conventional diesel-electric submarines that had ruled from World War I through the post-World War II era. Setting many records and serving as a test bed for the new technology, Nautilus became the first submarine to make a submerged transit under the North Pole, in 1958, a voyage…

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History Short: Unbelievable Incident of Police Misconduct!

0By Major Dan onCrime, September 29, Travel

A Brief History On September 29, 2011, a special court convened in India convicted a staggering 269 police and government officials of complicity in an atrocity called the “Vachathi case,” including 17 of those convictions for rape. Digging Deeper On June 20, 1992, almost 2 decades before the eventual convictions a large group of officials, including 108 police officera, 155 forestry agents and 6 revenue agents conducted a raid on Vachathi village, a community suspected of smuggling sandalwood. The so called “search team” ransacked private property, looted what they could, destroyed property and livestock, and assaulted scores of villagers, including…

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