In the United States of America, where Black History Month originated, it is also known as African American History Month.
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...
Some modern historians argued that the notion of any Almoravid military conquest is...derived from a misinterpretation of or limited reliance on Arabic scripts.
For 14 weeks and 5 days, European countries cooked their plans on how to share Africa like a piece of cake. They called it the...Berlin Conference.
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.
Sankara renamed Burkina Faso, or "land of the upright people", and introduce progressist policies that distanced his regime from other former French colonies.
During Queen Mary's reign, 227 men and 56 women were executed, including Bishops Nicholas Ridley, Hugh Latimer, and Thomas Cranmer...
John XII preferred battles to Bible study, hunting to holiness, and was a notorious adulterer and liar. The prestige of the papacy was at its lowest ebb.
These African queens and warriors led men to war, ruled kingdoms, and called the shots. Some even resisted European domination and colonialism.
Afro-Argentines, as the Black people in Argentina are popularly known, formed a significant part of the Argentine population in the 18th century.
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?
Reports say 80-90% of Africa’s looted treasures are currently held abroad – mostly in European nations.
Before European colonialism in Africa, the continent had wider flexibility of movement as national borders were almost nonexistent.
Thomas Sankara's body, riddled with bullets, was quickly buried in an unmarked grave while his widow, Mariam, and their two children fled the country...
On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence, which was mainly drafted by Jefferson, was formally adopted by the Continental Congress.
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.
The spread of Christianity in Africa is mostly attributed to Mark the Evangelist who is reported to have brought the religion to Alexandria, Egypt.
These rabbits were often delivered with their sharp nails intact. It was a miracle Mary Toft didn’t die of a bacterial infection.
The Civil Rights Movement was a political campaign to eradicate and abolish racial segregation throughout the United States of America.
Adolf Hitler committed suicide 10 days after his 56th birthday on April 30, 1945...
Great Zimbabwe was the capital city of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe, which controlled trade along a large part of the East African coast between 1200 and 1600...