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29th August 886 A.D. The death of Basil I, Byzantine emperor #Onthisday

Basil I of Macedonian was born in the year of 811 A.D. and died #onthisday in History 29th AugustĀ he was a Byzantine Emperor from 867 A.D. 95 more words


"Acts" Time Line

  • 1763 – The Proclamation of 1763, signed by King George III of England, prohibits any English settlement west of the Appalachian mountains and requires those already settled in those regions to return east in an attempt to ease tensions with Native Americans.
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Mr. Myles Beaupre

Spreading the story of Holodomor, the Ukrainian genocide

Between 1932 and 1933, millions of people in Ukraine died as a result of Josef Stalin’s strategy of enforced starvation. It was genocide on a massive scale, a tragedy known as Holodomor, the Ukrainian word for prolonged, agonizing murder by starvation. 759 more words


Podcast: Boating with the Ubaid people

An interesting look at one particular aspect of Ubaid culture, one principally found on the western shore of the Persian Gulf. While the Ubaid people have their predecessors, it was they who appear to have first occupied southern Mesopotamia near to the gulf. 11 more words

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