Recommended Interesting Articles

Additionally

Mary II

Mary II married William, Prince of Orange, in 1677 - eleven years before the 1688 Revolution. She was the eldest daughter of James II and his first wife Anne Hyde, the daughter of Edward Hyde, the 1 st Earl of Clarendon. Contemporary accounts write of Mary as being tall and beautiful. They never had children - Mary miscarried twice in 1678 and she was incapable of having children after this.
Read More
History Podcasts

Reagan Delayed the 1986 State of the Union to Mourn the Challenger Disaster

“Ladies and gentlemen, I& 39;d planned to speak to you tonight to report on the state of the Union,” began President Ronald Reagan in a televised speech from the Oval Office. “But the events of earlier today have led me to change those plans. Today is a day for mourning and remembering.”It was January 28, 1986, the day the space shuttle orbiter Challenger exploded in the sky, killing all seven astronauts on board.
Read More
History Podcasts

February 12, 2014 Day 23 of the Sixth Year - History

President Barack Obama gives a thumbs-up to one of the stage participants in the Blue Room as they leave to take part in the minimum wage Executive Order signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 12, 2014.11:00AM THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily BriefingOval OfficeClosed Press2:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks and signs an Executive OrderEast Room6:55PM THE PRESIDENT and PRESIDENT HOLLANDE arrive Joint Base Andrews7:20PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House
Read More
History Podcasts

Thomas Gage

Thomas Gage was a dedicated military commander and colonial official, but his unyielding personality contributed to his inability to stem the growth of revolutionary fervor during a crucial time in British history.Gage was born at Firle, Sussex, England, a descendant of a Norman family dating to the Conquest.
Read More
History Podcasts

8 Unusual Presidential Candidates

1. William Wirt America’s first third party presidential candidate ran under the banner of the Anti-Masonic Party, a political faction born out of the belief that the Freemasons were a murderous secret society that sought to impose their will on the electorate. In 1832, the Anti-Masons stepped onto the national stage by nominating former U.
Read More