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In 1841, the smoky confines of the Liberty Street Cigar Shop drew a regular crowd of gregarious New York City literary men to admire the “dainty figure and pretty face” of the girl behind the counter, 20-y
After WWII, the U.S. emerged as a world power, enjoying the greatest economic boom in the history of the world.
During the summer of 1692, nineteen women and men from a small Massachusetts village were carted out to a hill near town to be hanged as witches, while hundreds more stood accused.
Not light-heartedly weird, but unusual and courageous, were lengths to which some enslaved people went to escape their enforced captivity.
Until his infamous fall in 1895, dramatist and poet Oscar Wilde was the toast of British artistic society, known for his sharp wit and outrageous presentation.
Despite his ultimate triumph over Thomas Edison in their infamous feud over AC versus DC electrical power, Tesla gave up a fortune in royalties to help save the company that bought and used his patents to electrify the wor
How did an ancient Celtic ritual to ward off the spirits of the dead become a favorite holiday for children in America by the 20th century?