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In 1737, Saint Marguerite d’ Youville and three of her companions made a secret consecration to the task of helping anyone in need. Thus the…
As I’m sure you’re aware with all the commemorations, today is the 45th anniversary of the landing of Apollo 11 on the Moon, arguably one of the finest achievements in … Continue reading
Nineteen hundred and fifty years ago today, on July 19, 64 C.E. (A.D.), a great fire broke out in the city of Rome. The conflagration seems to have begun in a … Continue reading
In this, the first post in my “42 Historical People” series, I’m showcasing one of the earliest people ever to walk the Earth. She may not have had an indigenous … Continue reading
Unless you’re an extreme aviation buff or possibly Lithuanian-American, it’s doubtful you’ve ever heard of Steponas Darius and Stasys Girėnas or know what they did that was of historical significance. But … Continue reading
Last December I began a series of articles called “42 Historical Objects,” which finished up just a few days ago. It was a very interesting and fun series to do … Continue reading