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2018 Celebrity Deaths

2018 Celebrity Deaths – Looking Back at Famous Figures Lost This Year

So far, 2018 has seen the loss of iconic musicians, award winning actors, beloved political and religious figures, business leaders, military heroes, famous athletes, and more. Here’s a look back at some of these famous people lost to date….

November 13, 2018 / by / in , ,
Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl

What Was the Dust Bowl?

The Dust Bowl, also called the “Dirty Thirties,” was a time of crippling dust storms that greatly damaged the drought-stricken Southern Plains area of the United States during a dry period of the 1930s. The weather during this time stirred up dirt that caused massive zero visibility dust storms, covering everything in the storms’ path with dirt….

September 16, 2018 / by / in ,
2017 Celebrity Deaths

2017 Celebrity Deaths – Looking Back at Famous Figures Lost in 2017

The world lost iconic musicians, renowned actors, beloved comedians, business leaders, military heroes, religious leaders, political activists, and legendary athletes in 2017. Here’s a look back at 2017 celebrity deaths….

August 19, 2018 / by / in , ,
Five of the Most Visited Famous Graves in America

Most Visited Famous Graves in the United States

Adoring fans of famous persons often honor their lives long after the celebrity has passed on. All the famous graves on our list below are people who were icons of their generations. These people were so loved and still remembered that their fans plan vacations around visiting their grave site or travel across the country or even across the globe to continue to pay their respects and show their admiration….

June 11, 2018 / by / in ,
USS Indianapolis – Sinking and Tragic Aftermath

Tragedy and Horror of the USS Indianapolis

Late July 1945, the warship USS Indianapolis is on a secret mission to deliver components of the first atomic bomb to American B-29 bombers stationed on the Pacific Island of Tinian. After a successful delivery of the payload, the Indianapolis heads west towards Leyte Gulf to join the battleship USS Idaho (BB-42) in preparation to invade Japan. Before reaching its new destination, the USS Indianapolis is attacked….

May 21, 2018 / by / in
Old Photos: New York Historical Photos

New York Historical Photos – An Amazing Look at Pre-1900 New York City & Central Park

New York City is one of America’s oldest and largest cities. First settled along the Hudson River in 1624 by the Dutch, the colony of New Amsterdam was established on Manhattan Island two years later in 1626. In 1664, English settlers took control of the area and renamed it New York….

April 7, 2018 / by / in ,
Civil War Photos – Part 2 (20 Historical Photos)

Civil War Photographs – Part 2

Civil War Photographs – Photography was still a relatively new technology during the American Civil War, but war correspondents managed to capture thousands of riveting photos throughout the conflict. These graphic images brought the front line of the war straight to the people of the United States and the entire world….

March 4, 2018 / by / in ,
Bonnie Parker Poetry – Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker Poetry – Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde were legendary outlaws that robbed banks, killed people and terrorized part of the country during the Great Depression. Police officials and the FBI viewed Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker as dangerous criminals, but much of the public admired the couple and viewed them as modern-day Robin Hoods. Their legend and warm perception with the public was in part aided by Bonnie Parker’s poems: “The Story of Suicide Sal,” and “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde.”…

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