Today in World History (March, 29th)

March 29, 2018 Joshua Samuel

March 29, 1973, exactly 45 years ago today, the last American troops withdrew from Vietnam  a move that eventually lead to the collapse defeat of South Vietnam. A Paris peace accord had ended the America’s involvement in the Vietnam war. The American troops pulled out and two years later, South {Read More..}


Today in World History (March, 27th)

March 27, 2018 Joshua Samuel

On March 27, 1998, exactly 20 years ago today, the United State’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Viagra. Men in the United States and eventually around other parts of the world got a boost when a drug that was intended to treat high blood pressure was found to increase {Read More..}


Today in World History (March, 23rd)

March 23, 2018 Joshua Samuel

March 23, 1839, exactly 179 years ago today, the phrase ‘OK’ went mainstream in the United States. Back in those days, kids played with initials of misspelled words for instance KY (Know Yuse) for “No Use”. OK stock when on March 23rd, 1839, the Boston Post wrote an editorial using {Read More..}


Today in World History (March, 20th)

March 20, 2018 Joshua Samuel

A typical example of a system in which the federal government provided protection for the ordinary citizens from even a federating unit as against the system typical in the third world countries especially Africa where the central government oppresses and intimidates the federating units and its people, can be found {Read More..}


Today in World History (March, 19th)

March 19, 2018 Joshua Samuel

On March 19, 2003, exactly 15 years ago today, the then President of the United States, George W. Bush, launched Operation Iraqi Freedom. Bush’s administration believed that the government of Saddam Hussein possessed a weapon of mass destruction. A coalition of nations led by the United States commissioned series of {Read More..}

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Today in Wold History

February 15, 2018 Joshua Samuel

On February 15, 1898, exactly 119 years ago today, the US battle ship U.S.S. Maine exploded in Havana Harbor. It was stationed at the harbor to protest American interest when the Cuban revolted in Spain. An investigation was carried out which determined that an underwater mine was responsible for the {Read More..}

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Today in World History (January, 15th)

January 15, 2018 Joshua Samuel

On January, 15, 1976, exactly 42 years ago today, Sara Jane Moore was sentenced to life for attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford. Moore, who was 45 then,  and married and divorced five times with four children, made her assassination attempt less than three weeks after another woman had {Read More..}


Today in World History (January 10th)

January 10, 2018 Joshua Samuel

On January 10, 1901, exactly 117 years ago today, an oil drilling derrick at Spindletop Hill near Beaumont, Texas, blew its top sending enormous gush of black crude over 150 feet into the air and covered the landscape. According to records, it took 9 days to get the geyser which was {Read More..}


Today in Wold History

December 18, 2017 Joshua Samuel

On December 18, 1865, exactly 152 years ago today, slavery was abolished in the United States of America with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment. According to Wikipedia, the, “Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.” In Congress, it The amendment was passed by the {Read More..}