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17 Interesting Facts About Georgia Colony Most People Don’t Know

The state of Georgia is located in the southeastern part of the United States. Its terrain spans across beautiful coastal beaches, farmland, and rugged mountains. It is best known for being the “Peach State” (which you may have guessed from Justin Bieber’s song Peaches) and being the home state of iconic Civil Rights leaders Dr. …

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32 Interesting Facts About King Henry viii You Might Not Know

King Henry VIII was one of the most important figures in England’s history. He was known for many things but there are still some interesting facts about King Henry VIII that you might not know about.  He was an eccentric man who was fashionable and loved the arts but what else is there to the …

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44 Facts about the Concorde You Might Not Know

The Concorde was a marvel of British and French engineering. The closest comparison to this commercial airplane today would be the modern aerospace companies that are preparing for a commercial flight to Mars. At the beginning of its inception in the early 1950s, the race to complete a passenger airplane that could fly past the …

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38 Interesting Facts about D Day You Might Not Know

You’ve probably heard the word D-Day being used with reference to a past war or major battle. We even use it colloquially today when we know it’s the final day to take action. For example, if you have a major deadline at work, you may say to your team, “today is D-Day,” but do you …

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20 Interesting Facts about the Civil War You Might Not Know

The consequences of the Civil War can still be felt today, although it was fought 150 years ago. One of the most interesting facts about the Civil War is that this was the first war to be extensively documented with photographs. Perhaps it’s the photographs of the soldiers that draw us in and make us …

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10 Interesting Facts about Christopher Columbus You Might Not Know

Many of the Christopher Columbus facts we have are taken from secondary sources that have been confirmed by other sources and historians. Because Columbus lived so long ago, primary evidence has in many cases been lost. 10 Interesting Facts about Christopher Columbus One of the most famous explorers of all time, Christopher Columbus set sail …

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10 Interesting facts about George Washington You Might Not Know

George Washington never actively sought to be Commander-in-Chief or President. However, when the circumstances required, and the time was right, he stepped up and took command. He never shied away from a fight. However, he did not immediately want to fight the British. It was only after what he considered British violations of human rights …

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10 Interesting Facts about Cleopatra You Might Not Know

Cleopatra was the last of the Egyptian pharaohs and is a legend in history. Cleopatra brought the Egyptian and Roman empires together through her relationship with Mark Antony. This love affair has captured the hearts of people throughout history and continues to intrigue us today. 10 Interesting Facts about Cleopatra A lot of books have …

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10 Interesting Facts about World War 2 You Might Not Know

Alas, the world did not learn the lessons of World War 1. Many existing tensions between countries were not resolved and new conflicts formed among the countries that emerged after World War 2. Rather than strengthen the League of Nations, countries strengthened their arsenals. New technologies were incorporated, making World War 2 more deadly than …

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10 Interesting Facts about Pearl Harbor

Japan was actually involved in peace talks with the United States when it launched the attack on Pearl Harbor. There had been growing tensions between the two countries since the 1920s. The Japanese wanted to secure their dominance in the Asian Pacific Region with a devastating series of attacks against the United States and British …

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