Browsing: April

A Brief History Today, April 29, 2022, we explore the history of dictators. Digging Deeper This playlist presents a collaboration between at least ten history themed YouTube channels, all on the history of dictators. The preceding videos have covered just some aspects of the history of dictators.  Question for students (and subscribers): Who do you think is the most interesting dictator from history?  Please let us know in the comments section below this article. If you liked this article and would like to receive notification of new articles, please feel welcome to subscribe to History and Headlines by liking us…

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A Brief History On April 25, 2019, NBA (National Basketball Association) Hall of Famer, John Havlicek, died in Jupiter, Florida at the age of 79.  Born in 1940, Havlicek was already 6 years old when the NBA was born.  We use this occasion of the passing of an NBA (and Ohio State University) legend to talk about the evolution of the NBA. Digging Deeper In June of 1946, the Basketball Association of America was formed as a major league of professional basketball in the United States and Canada.  The BAA  started out as a competitor of the already established (1937)…

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A Brief History Today, April 24, 2022, we explore the history of Ukraine. Digging Deeper This playlist presents a collaboration between 30+ channels, all on Ukraine’s history. The preceding videos have covered just some aspects of Ukraine’s history.  Question for students (and subscribers): Who is your favorite Ukrainian from history?  Please let us know in the comments section below this article. If you liked this article and would like to receive notification of new articles, please feel welcome to subscribe to History and Headlines by liking us on Facebook and becoming one of our patrons! Your readership is much appreciated!…

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A Brief History On April 20, 2022, marijuana users celebrate a day that is commonly acknowledged as “Marijuana Day,” an unofficial holiday in which marijuana aficionados rally around their herb of choice and advocate for the legalization of recreational  marijuana use and the associated decriminalization of the growing, possession, and use of the leaves of Cannabis sativa and its closely related kin, Cannabis indica, the scientific name of the plant we usually refer to as marijuana, weed, pot, or other euphemistic names.  So, what could be the problem? Digging Deeper To date, according to US News, 18 states as well…

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A Brief History Epic historical fiction action fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see The Northman on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark At Valley View and XD in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://focusfeaturesscreenings.com/NORTHHHVV20.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper From visionary director Robert Eggers comes The Northman, an action-filled epic that follows…

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