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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 history,” you can see what happened on a day that is relevant to you.


Many of these articles will be written by professional historians and writers, including most prominently “Dr. Zar,” who teaches history for numerous nationally renowned institutions of higher learning.

If you like the style of a particular writer and are interested in reading more of their work, you can find all the articles they have written for this site by clicking on that writer’s name under the title of an article as illustrated in the example below:


Table of Contents: A History of the World

Below is a table of contents of sorts for our site:

General Overview

The Most Evil People in History

The Most Unusual Deaths in History

Timeline of the History of Breasts

Timeline of the History of Weaponry

Timeline of Music History

Timeline of Jerusalem’s History

Timeline of Israeli History

Timeline of Ohio History

Timeline of Baseball History

Timeline of School Murders and Massacres

Ancient History

Timeline of Ancient Egypt

Medieval History

Timeline of the Dark Ages

Timeline of the Crusades

Timeline of Joan of Arc

Timeline of Vlad Dracula the Impaler

Early modern History

Timeline of the Age of Dicovery

Timeline of Tudor and Stuart Britain and Ireland

Modern History

Timeline of the French Revolution and Napoleon

Timeline of Mormonism

Timeline of the American Civil War

Timeline of World War I and the Russian Revolution

Timeline of World War II and the Holocaust

Timeline of the Cold War

Timeline of Civil Rights

Video Timelines for Courses

Ashland University

A Video Timeline of Western Civilization (History 113)

A Video Timeline of American History after the Civil War (History 213 – Online)

John Carroll University

Kent State University

A Video Timeline of Ancient and Medieval World History (History 11050)

A Video Timeline of Modern World History (History 11051)

A Video Timeline of Early American History from Pre-colonization to Reconstruction (History 12070)

Historical Evidence

For more information, please see…

Meteors That Enlighten the Earth: Napoleon and the Cult of Great Men (Hardcover)

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Simply Napoleon (Paperback)

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We welcome you to our site and look forward to sharing our world’s fascinating history with you and reading your thoughtful comments!


About Author

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 at multiple universities in Ohio and has presented research papers in Europe and North America.