The 1904 Olympic Marathon is regarded today as one of the strangest athletic events in history and certainly the strangest Olympic event. The man initially crowned as the winner had ridden 11 miles of the marathon in a car.
The war between India and Pakistan in 1965 was a manifestation of the exercise of territoriality to address territorial disputes in both the Rann of Kutch and Jammu and Kashmir.
The Plague of Justinian was the first bubonic plague pandemic in history that was reliably recorded, and it lasted for more than two centuries.
The shortest war in history lasted just minutes, 38 minutes to be exact.
Ice Cream, a literal translation of cream frozen at below room temperatures using ice as the primary medium, has taken various forms from its inception to the present aesthetic that we are all familiar with.
At the heart of Mendez v. Westminster was Sylvia Mendez of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, born in 1936 in Santa Ana, California.
On September 16, 2007, employees of the Blackwater Security Consulting private security firm opened fire on unarmed Iraqi civilians in Nisour Square in Baghdad while directing traffic.
the lost Persian army has survived over two and a half millennia - despite a blatant lack of hard evidence.
Working mothers face an even wider pay gap than working women without children, this is known as the motherhood penalty.
In the pre-Columbian era, the Incas built the largest and most sophisticated empire in South America.
The Lavender Scare: a panic that captivated the United States during the Cold War and at the height of the Second Red Scare.
On the morning of 16 August 1946, processions of people had gathered at Ochterlony Monument in Calcutta to attend the rally of Muslim League leaders.
The failure of the League of Nations, the original peacekeeping organization created during World War 1, shed light on the need for reform in order to create an establishment to maintain world peace.
The Great Famine, also known as the Irish Holocaust, was the worst famine to hit 19th century Europe. It occurred in Ireland from 1845 to 1849.
if not for the Civil War which helped in abolishing slavery, would the persistence of slavery had made the US economy richer than it is now?