The assassination of Julius Caesar, voyages of Captain Cook, Muhammad Ali, the rebirth of the Olympics, Alfred the Great, the Great Stink, Margaret Bourke-White, Nixon resigns, top 10 accidental discoveries, the ‘Stalingrad of the East’ and much more!
Acquitted donkeys, murderous pigs and a bear with a criminal taste for honey, these all found themselves on the wrong side of the law. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
Nestled into the streets of Oxford is one of Europe’s oldest libraries, where millions of books are housed in some of the city’s most beautiful buildings. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
Jon Bauckham lifts the lid on Britain’s child migration schemes, which transported vulnerable boys and girls across the world. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
The United States never wants to repeat the suffering of the thirties, even if it inspired some of its greatest art. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
Richard the Lionheart, sporting heroes of the Somme, Thomas Edison, the Titanic, 1966 and all that, tennis star Alice Marble, the Samurai, Henry Hudson and the Northern Passage, Alcatraz and the top 10 prison breaks, the Terracotta Army and much more!
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It may be easy to trim one’s fingernails by nibbling on them, but there are few adults dextrous, and disgusting, enough to get their toes anywhere near their mouths. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
On 16 June 1963, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova furthered the Soviet Union’s lead in the Space Race with her historic flight. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
Egyptian skill kept the dead protected for millennia, including the most famous mummy of them all. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
When his train derailed while crossing a bridge, the celebrated novelist confronted death, despair and destruction to save others – and his work. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
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