Today in World History: November 26th

King Tutankhamen of Egypt reigned in the 18th dynasty in Egypt, from around 1332-1323 B.C.E.. His tomb, rather small for someone of his position, which historians attribute to an early death, was opened by Howard Carter and Lord Carnavron. When they discovered the splendors inside, popular belief is that they also unleashed the Pharaoh’s Curse, which […]

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Today in World History: November 23rd

Roald Dahl, universally acclaimed childrens’s author, died on November 23rd, 1990, of myelodysplastic syndrome, at the age of 74. He wrote famous stories such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and others. He was born in England in 1916 and served as a pilot in the Second World War. Although he is known for Children’s stories, Dahl also […]

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Today in World History: November 21st

Everybody knows Albert Einstein’s theory, E=mc². On this day in 1905, Einstein published his first study on this groundbreaking equation while living in Switzerland. The paper, “On the electrodynamics of moving bodies” was the first step to discovering the equation. It details the relativity between energy (E), mass (m) and the speed of light (c). Nowadays, […]

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