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This Day In History – February 10

    History never looks like history when you are living through it. ~John W. Gardner             Medieval History 1306 – Raibeart Bruis (Robert the Bruce) slays political rival John Comyn igniting the Scottish Revolution against Great Britian In front of the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries, Robert …

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This Day In History – February 4

  Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results. Machiavelli     …

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American Heritage: Honoring the ‘Code Talkers’

  Amazon.com Widgets   America has just celebrated Veterans Day, remembering and honoring those who have served in various capacities in all branches of the Armed Forces, from the American Revolution until today. In recognition of a special group that saved untold lives and ensured Allied victory in World War II, a story that reminds …

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November 7 – News, Views & The Past

News, views, issues and history to promote conservative values, liberty, free markets and peace. Various perspectives, domestic and international, right-left, traditional-liberal are offered to challenge critical, deliberative thought on issues that influence the future of America, and the World.     QUOTE [T]he flames kindled on the 4 of July 1776, have spread over too …

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This Day In History – November 2

  “There is one mind common to all individual men…. ….Of the works of this mind history is the record. Man is explicable by nothing less than all his history. All the facts of history pre-exist as laws. Each law in turn is made by circumstances predominant. The creation of a thousand forests is in …

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This Day In History – October 24

  History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future. –Robert Penn Warren       Ancient History 69 – Second Battle of Bedriacum Forces under Antonius Primus, the commander of the Danube armies, loyal …

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This Day In History – October 9

      Study the past, if you would divine the future —Confucius, (traditionally 28 September 551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period.   October 9, 768 – Ancient History Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks. Carloman I (28 June …

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This Day In History – September 25

    With the historian it is an article of faith that knowledge of the past is a key to understanding the present. —Kenneth Milton Stampp (12 July 1912 – 10 July 2009), Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley (1946–1983), was a celebrated historian of slavery, the American Civil War, and …

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This Day In History – September 24

    If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development. —Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great.       September 24, 787 – Medieval History Second Council of Nicaea The Second Council of Nicaea is regarded …

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This Day In History – September 10

  September 10, 1608 – Early American History English adventurer John Smith to lead Jamestown English adventurer John Smith is elected council president of Jamestown, Virginia–the first permanent English settlement in North America. Smith, a colorful figure, had won popularity in the colony because of his organizational abilities and effectiveness in dealing with local Native …

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This Day In History – September 4

  September 4, 476 – Ancient History Western Roman Empire falls to Barbarians Romulus Augustus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed by Odoacer, a German barbarian who proclaims himself king of Italy. Odoacer was a mercenary leader in the Roman imperial army when he launched his mutiny against the young emperor. …

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