Browsing: September 20

A Brief History On September 20, 1187, the Islamic forces of the famous Kurdish Muslim leader Saladin laid siege to the capital of the Christian Kingdom of Jerusalem, the holiest city in the Christian world and likewise in the Jewish world, and the third holiest city in Islam.  By October 2, 1187, the siege came to an unusually quick conclusion when the Christians surrendered the city, never to regain the main object of the Crusades again.  Saladin, an historical character praised for his humanity during a time of terrible excesses allowed generous terms for the Christians, including continued access to…

A Brief History This article lists films for which we have seen advance screenings. Digging Deeper 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. Your readership is much appreciated! Historical Evidence For more information, please see… Advance Movie Screenings Allied Integrated Marketing The Owens Group

A Brief History On September 20, 1893, Charles Duryea and his brother, J. Frank Duryea, tested their gasoline powered automobile, the first gasoline powered car in the United States.  Since that historic day, Americans have been building and buying cars and other motor vehicles like no other country on Earth.  Here today we list 10 Amazing Facts About American Cars, their history of manufacture, sales, performance and the like.  What amazing facts would you include on this list? Digging Deeper 1. First Ever Automobile, 1885-1886. Karl Benz of Germany came out with his Benz-Patent-Motorwagen a whopping 7 years before the Duryeas…

A Brief History Horror fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland to see Friend Request before it opens in theaters. Digging Deeper Popular college student Laura (Alycia Debnam-Carey) has tons of friends, both on Facebook and IRL.  She graciously accepts social outcast Marina’s (Liesl Ahlers) online friend request, until Marina crosses the line and Laura unfriends her. To everyone’s shock, Marina takes her own life in a ritual meant to torment Laura, which appears in a video posted on Laura’s profile.  Although it was not Laura who posted the video, or other creepy content that begins appearing on her…

A Brief History On September 20, 1835, Brazilian rebels captured Porto Alegre, starting a rebellion that lasted almost 10 years called The Ragamuffin War.  The longest war against the Imperial Brazilian government (and second bloodiest), the Ragamuffin war raged between southern, rural “Ragamuffins” or “Gauchos” (cowboys) that wanted a Republican form of government against the northern portion of the country. Digging Deeper Despite an offer of amnesty and peace in 1840, the rebels continued the fight even though no realistic chance of winning existed.  The famed Italian revolutionary and uniter, Giuseppe Garibaldi, came to assist the rebels in 1839 and…

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