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US Presidental Elections - Political Mudslinging

Political Mudslinging, is it New?

After watching the Presidential debate on Tuesday it got me thinking about if politics were always this dirty, or if these vicious attacks were a product of the 24-hour news cycle or social media. It turns out that while the modern day attacks may be better preserved they did in fact happen, and were much […]

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Today in History – September 11th

1526, The Ottoman army occupies Buda after the crushing Hungarian defeat in the Battle of Mohacs. 1541, Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, led by Michimalonko. 1609, Henry Hudson discovers Manhattan Island and the indigenous people living there. 1709, Battle of Malplaquet: Great Britain, Netherlands and Austria fight against France. 1758, Battle of Saint […]

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Today in History – September 10th

1509, An earthquake known as “The Lesser Judgment Day” hits Istanbul. 1547, The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, last full scale military confrontation between England and Scotland. 1570, Spanish Jesuit missionaries land in present-day Virginia to establish the short-lived Ajacan Mission. 1608, John Smith is elected council president of Jamestown, Virginia. 1776, American Revolutionary War: Nathan […]

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Today in History - September 6th

Today in History – September 6th

1492, Christopher Columbus sails from La Gomera in the Canary Islands, final port of call before crossing Atlantic for 1st time. 1522, The Victoria, only surviving ship of Magellan’s expedition, returns to Spain, 1st ship to circumnavigate world. 1620, The Pilgrims sail from Plymouth, England, on the Mayflower to settle in North America. 1628, Puritans […]

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