Author Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar graduated with a B.A. in French and history, a Master’s in History, and a Ph.D. in History. He currently teaches history in Ohio.

A Brief History Today, I would like to thank all of you for subscribing to my site’s YouTube channel and thereby taking us to over 10,000 subscribers and over 1 million views! Digging Deeper To give you a quick update on what I am planning for my site and its channel’s future, I am hoping over the course of the summer to transition into a routine schedule.  On every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, my website, historyandheadlines.com, will have a new article that corresponds with a specific event in history that occurred on that date.  On every Tuesday and Thursday, I…

A Brief History Science fiction film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Ohio to see The Vast of Night on Friday, May 15th or Saturday, May 16th, 2020 in Cleveland (Mayfield Road Drive-In Theatre) or Ravenna (Midway Drive-In Theater)!  Showtimes are for a double feature as follows: Vast of Night at 9 PM and then Super 8 at 10:40 PM.  For your chance to get a free pass, please send an email message to admin@historyandheadlines.com.  Please include the following information in your message: your first and last name, your email address, which theater and showtime/date you would like…

A Brief History As I write this article, the world is currently experiencing a global pandemic unlike anything I can ever recall happening in my lifetime and as such, I first want to say that I hope that my students and subscribers are all doing as well as they can be given the current circumstances many are facing around the world.  As an educator, I also think it is important for all of us to be informed about the history of events and issues that still affect us today.  Thus, this article presents some playlists hosted on this site’s YouTube…

A Brief History On March 7, 1988, the President of the United States of America (U.S.) proclaimed March 1988 as “Women’s History Month.”  Over the course of the following decades, celebration of Women’s History Month have spread outside of North America to as far away as Australia and the United Kingdom.  Today, March 20, 2020, over thirty years after the U.S. presidential proclamation of 1988, various history themed YouTube Channels from around the world have joined together to present a collaborative playlist of videos concerning notable women in not just U.S. but world history. Digging Deeper To learn about these…

A Brief History Superhero film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Bloodshot on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM at Regal Crocker Park Stadium 16 & IMAX in Westlake, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://sonyscreenings.com/main/movie_landing/SElTVFNIT1QxMQ%3D%3D.  The pass is valid for up to two seats.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper In Bloodshot, after he and his wife are suddenly assassinated, Marine Ray Garrison is reborn by a team of scientists.  Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes…

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