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150 Years Ago: Robert E. Lee surrenders - Apr 09, 1865

It seems like we usually make a big deal out of anniversaries that end in 0. But not so much regarding the Civil War. Robert E. 340 more words

Civil War

Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1587) most likely influenced Game of Thrones without all the fake magic

If you take the time to read about actual history that happened, you will notice how the games were actually played with peoples lives. Mary, for example, was very much a part of the game herself, but, unfortunately, was beheaded in the end as a result. 404 more words

Half an hour behind

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The Queen Elizabeth StakesĀ is now the Sydney Cox Plate. It has been won by many great horses over the years including Tulloch three times, Might And Power by ten lengths from Champagne and Catalan Opening and More Joyous who beat one of the best fields of the year as easily as you will ever see. 389 more words

History Lesson

Stephen

I want to take a break from talking about Paul for a week and look at Stephen instead. In Acts 6, Stephen was chosen along with 6 others to specifically minister to the widows in Jerusalem. 1,498 more words

Missionary Monday

Rest in Peace Lee Kuan Yew

For those who did not read my about page or the author widget on my sidebar, I was born in Singapore and have lived in this country for most of my life. 364 more words

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Five-Star History Lesson from a History Maker

I’ve just finished reading a book given to us by our son at Christmas and it has made me feel like it’s Easter.

Ninety-year-old Henry Kissinger’s 14th book seeks and answers questions… 403 more words

Books