American Horror Story: Coven’s Axeman of New Orleans Was a Real Unidentified Serial Killer!

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A Brief History On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, FX aired the second episode of American Horror Story: Coven to feature Danny Huston as The Axeman of New Orleans, the nickname given to a never identified serial killer responsible for at least eight unsolved murders! Digging Deeper As already covered in an earlier article on our site,...
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A Naval Battle that No One Won in World War II Was a Disaster for Australia and Grist to Conspiracy Theorists’ Mill

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A Brief History On November 19, 1941 HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran sank each other off the coast of Western Australia, with the loss of 645 Australians and about 77 German seamen.  The battle was Australia’s all time largest loss of life in its entire naval history and the largest Allied warship lost with all...
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November 18, 1803: Winning Haitian Independence, but Without the Devil’s Help!

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A Brief History Contrary to Pat Robertson’s beliefs, on November 18, 1803, Haitians won their independence, not with the Devil’s assistance, but with their victory at The Battle of Vertières, the last major battle of the Haitian Revolution.  The victory lead to the establishment of the Republic of Haiti, the first black republic in the...
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The Bloodless War Between Britain and Sweden sets the Stage for One of the Bloodiest Battles of the Napoleonic Era

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A Brief History On November 17, 1810, Sweden declared war on its ally the United Kingdom to begin the Anglo-Swedish War, although no fighting ever took place and there were no casualties! Digging Deeper Prior to 1810, Britain and Sweden were allies against Napoleonic France.  In 1810, however, the situation changed.  France and Sweden concluded...
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