Pablo Escobar was one of the wealthiest criminals in history. In 1987, his personal wealth was at least $3 billion.
Who killed James Abram Garfield? Was it the assassin who shot him? His doctors led by Dr. Bliss or Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone?
The Great Walls of the Benin Kingdom built by the Edo people c.1055, is one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient Africa.
Since the British came from a hierarchical society with an entrenched class system, they instinctively looked for a similar one in India.
These rabbits were often delivered with their sharp nails intact. It was a miracle Mary Toft didn’t die of a bacterial infection.
Remembered for her intelligence...political and diplomatic wisdom, and her brilliant military tactics, Nzinga Mbande has become a historical figure in Angola.
According to a research in 2012, it was discovered that the captain of the Titanic, Edward John Smith 'failed his original navigation examination'...
There is a high probability that Shishak sacked Jerusalem by taking their gold, silver, and other precious treasures to Egypt while simultaneously making Jerusalem subordinate to Egypt.
Long before European colonization, Africa had its own forms of trade, science, art, and other measures of civilization.
Sultan Moulay Ismail was so protective of his four wives and 500 concubines that any man who just looked at any one of them was punished by death.
But the Ottoman Empire, which had both resources and naval capabilities to venture into the New World, did not participate in colonising the Americas...
On May 14, 1939, at the age of five years, seven months, and three weeks, Lina Medina became the youngest mother in world history to have ever given birth to a child.
The First World War was a universal war centered in Europe. The War to end all Wars began on July 28, 1914, and lasted until November 11, 1918.
About 200 years ago, Napoleon Bonaparte warned the world about China when he said, “China is a sleeping giant, let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.”
Adolf Hitler committed suicide 10 days after his 56th birthday on April 30, 1945...
Everyone thought Evans Monsignac had died in the earthquake, but, 27 days after the deadly tragedy, the man believed to be one of the longest-ever earthquake survivors, was found alive by rescue workers.
In 1977, President Jimmy Carter awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest civilian award of the United States of America) to Martin Luther King.
We all know of the British Royal Family and how proper their vocabulary is. But...there are some completely normal words they are not allowed to say...
Tsutomu Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima on a business trip when the city was bombed at 8:15 am, August 6, 1945. But he managed to escape with his burnt body to...
On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur, the Wright Brothers, assembled their most ambitious plane, nicknamed the ‘Flyer I,' on the sand on Kitty Hawk...
Thomas Blood was not only pardoned, but he was also given land in Ireland worth £500 a year. The reasons for the king’s pardon and reward remain unknown.
The Ghana Empire was situated in the western Sudan region, present-day Mauritania and Mali; crammed between the north and south of the Empire are the Sahara and the rainforests respectively.
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