Will Tiger Woods Ever Catch Jack Nicklaus?


A Brief History    On April 13, 1997,  21-year-old Tiger Woods won his first Masters golf tournament, becoming the youngest player ever to do so.  Not only that, but he won by a crushing 12 strokes and seemed already well on his way to becoming the greatest golfer of all time.  Newsflash: On April 12, 2015,
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Welcome to Our Site!


We would like to take this opportunity to explain a little bit about our site and to give you some tips on how to navigate through it. This site features history-related and sometimes bizarre articles and lists and current and otherwise entertaining headlines and topics for your amusement and education.  By clicking on “this day in
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April 5, 1994: Kurt Cobain Commits Suicide


A Brief History It is believed that on April 5, 1994, Nirvana front man, Kurt Cobain, killed himself with a shotgun blast to the head.  He was only 27 years old and had been a brilliant musical success, his band having sold over 75 million albums worldwide. Digging Deeper Despite being rich and successful, Cobain was depressed and
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Famous Polish-American Baseball Stars

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A Brief History On April 1, 1939, Phil Niekro, Hall of Fame pitcher and winner of 318 major league games, was born.  Together with his brother, Joe, these 2 Polish-American baseball players won more games than any other brother combination in major league history.  Many other Polish-Americans have also gone on to greatness in major
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10 Drug-Themed Songs


A Brief History Over the years, especially in the 1960s, many hit songs have made overt or covert references to drug use.  Here we list 10 of the best songs that do just that.  (Note: We are not including songs just about drinking or alcohol; these will get their own list.)  Please also make note
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History vs. Hollywood: Unfriended (Cybernatural)


A Brief History On April 17, 2015, Universal Pictures releases Unfriended (previously known as Cybernatural and before that as Offline) to theaters in the United States of America.  The film tells the story of the paranormal aftermath of when a high school student named Laura Barns committed suicide due to ridicule received over an embarrassing video of her passed
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The Scientific Revolution: The World Will Never Be Seen the Same Again!


A Brief History Extra! Extra! Read all about it! 2 Deaths linked to Superbug! Comet Lovejoy visible over United States! Digging Deeper Headlines, articles, newspapers, magazines, books, journals, letters, texts, emails and blogs, we are bombarded with information. Our world society values the exchange of ideas, facts, fictions, beliefs and questions. Welcome to the information
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10 Worst World War II Movies


A Brief History On April 6, 1941, German forces commenced the invasions of Greece and Yugoslavia.  The Second World War was a conflict that left tens of millions dead, perhaps even as many as 60-80 million.  Being such a monumental historical event, many motion pictures have been made about the war, and in a follow up to our previous
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April 4, 1964: The Beatles, Greatest Band in History, Snag the Top 5 Spots on the Billboard Hot 100


From the Series Lil’ History Chips On April 4, 1964, the Beatles, also known as “the Fab Four” or “the Mop Tops,” dominated the Billboard Hot 100 chart with songs in each of the top 5 positions!   This incredible display of rock music domination is a feat that had never matched before or even since for that matter.   Defying
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March 31, 1992: Last of the Iowa-Class Battleships, the USS Missouri, Retired


A Brief History On March 31, 1992, the U.S. Navy decommissioned the USS Missouri, the last of the Iowa-class battleships. Digging Deeper First fielded during World War II, the Iowa class was an improvement over the South Dakota and North Carolina-class ships that had been the U.S. Navy’s first fast battleships with 16-inch main guns.  The Iowa class
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Pistol vs. Revolver: Which is Better?


A Brief History On March 29, 1911, the Colt M1911, a .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol, was adopted as the first semi-automatic service pistol for regular use by the U.S. military. Digging Deeper  Last year we first told you the tale of this great pistol, but today we will compare the relative merits of the semi-automatic pistol vs. the
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