Tag Archives: History

Remembrance Day (Australia) Video Included.

All Photo’s are from the Australian War Memorial:- Tip, place mouse over picture to learn what they represent. Originally called Armistice Day, this day commemorated the end of the hostilities for the Great War (World War I), the signing of … Continue reading

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Ancient Roman Helmet sells for $A3.7Million.

AN ancient Roman helmet found in a British field by a treasure hunter with a metal detector has sold for STG2.3 million ($A3.7 million), auctioneers Christie’s say. The “exceptional” bronze cavalry parade helmet dates from the late first century or … Continue reading

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Hunchback Dinosaur Discovered in Spain. (Video Included)

Meet Quasi-saurus – the first dinosaur to be discovered with a hunchback. This dinosaur roamed the Earth 130 million years ago in search of smaller dinosaurs and reptiles to devour. The meat eating creature was the size of a rhino – … Continue reading

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17th August 1786 David Crockett was Born (Video Included)

David Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a celebrated 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. He is referred to in popular culture as Davy Crockett and after the 1950s by the epithet “King of the … Continue reading

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2nd August 1876 “Wild Bill” Hickok Died. (Video Included)

James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876), better known as Wild Bill Hickok, was a figure in the American Old West. His skills as a gunfighter and scout, along with his reputation as a lawman, provided the … Continue reading

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