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Bastille Day: Storm The Prison, Revolutionize The Count...

July 14, 2020

(Bibliothèque nationale de France/Wikimedia Commons) On July 14, 1789, A.K.A. Bastille Day, a crowd of Parisians stormed the Bastille and demolished the forme...

Why Does The Times Square Ball Drop On New Year's Eve?

December 31, 2019

Americans have a lot of different ways of celebrating the new year. In some regions, people eat black eyed peas for good luck; those of us lucky enough to have a part...

Childermas: In Medieval England, Children Were Beaten O...

December 28, 2019

While the days of knights, peasants, and castles grow in popularity on Netflix, the people of medieval Europe weren't nearly as excited about their living si...