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The year was 1776 and war was raging between the American colonies and Britain when 56 men took the brave and groundbreaking step of declaring independence and forming a new nation – the United States of America
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson | © The White House Historical Association
America celebrates Independence Day today, when the Declaration of Independence was adopted - a historical document penned predominantly by Thomas Jefferson
The women's final takes place on Saturday and the men's will be on Sunday
As Wimbledon 2015 gets under way, History Revealed shares five facts about the legendary tournament...
When actors stepped through the curtains, they were said to 'break the legs'
It is the height of bad luck to wish an actor "good luck" before they go on stage, but how did it become a gesture of well-wishing to say, "break a leg"?
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As dawn broke on 1 July 1916, the curtain rose on one of the most furious periods of bloodletting of the entire war
Which wife was Henry VIII's best match? | © Georgios Kollidas
Psychological research has uncovered which of Henry VIII's six wives was best suited to him
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Dante's Inferno. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
It is a raucous night out filled with revelry, debauchery and most likely booze, but where does the phrase come from? History Revealed magazine investigates...
Chelsea Pensioners at the Pearly Kings & Queens Harvest Festival
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In the 18th century, you could get strung up for all sorts of things…
Queen Victoria is one of the most written-about women in history. But here are five facts about the famous monarch that might have slipped under your radar...
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