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William Shakespeare born, 1564
According to tradition, the great English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-on-Avon on April 23, 1564. It is impossible to be certain …
Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the History.com team! We’ve got lots of great videos, articles, infographics and more to help you get into the holiday spirit. Check out the fun features below, and have a wonderful celebration this weekend! Bet ...
Today, people across America and around the world will commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in ...
All of us here at History.com wish our fans a safe, healthy and happy holiday season. In that spirit, here's some of our favorite Christmas content for you to enjoy when you're done unwrapping your presents. Happy Holidays! Christmas by ...
“But the thing about remembering is that you don't forget.” - Tim O’Brien, “The Things They Carried” Veterans Day falls each year on November 11. As many people know, the holiday dates back to World War I, when the world ...