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Object of the month: A Delft biblical wall tile

Delft biblical wall tile showing the Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness. Dutch, 17-18th century? 131mm x 131mm
Private collection Great Britain

Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. 195 more words

Japan

Cahokia, Lost in History

The Cahokia Mounds are one of the greatest mysteries of the North American continent, unfortunately the civilization is often forgotten about.  Many school children know of the grand Mesoamerican cultures of the Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas, but rarely know anything about the civilization that reigned in the middle of the United States known as the Mound Builders. 2,609 more words

General History

William Carlin: Waukesha County's Heaviest Man

Society’s obsession with weight is not a new phenomenon, but it seems a most curious detail to include in an obituary. William Carlin of the Town of Ottawa… 552 more words

Wisconsin

450 YEARS OF PRESENCE OF THE AUGUSTINIANS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Santo Niño and the Dawn of Christian Faith in the Philippines

(the 450thYEAR OF THE FINDING OF THE IMAGE OF THE SANTO NIÑO DE CEBU , the 450 YEARS OF PRESENCE OF THE AUGUSTINIANS IN THE PHILIPPINES , and the 50TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE SANTO NIÑO CHURCH AS BASILICA MINORE ) 1,549 more words

History Of The Augustinians

Augustinians: first Catholic missionaries in the Philippines

If the greatest missionary work of the Augustinian Order has been displayed in the Philippines, it is because they were the first Catholic missionaries there. 210 more words

Philippines

Today in History

Check out the tabs along the top of the page, specifically Today in History to learn what momentous events and anniversaries are being celebrated or recognized on this day in history.

General History

History 1964 Part II

My follow up to the events and historical tidbits of 1964.  Certainly more of talking points, as the animation does not allow a finer discussion on the actual events. 

 

Daily History