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Here you will find articles related to various topics in History such as people, places and things not covered under other subjects.

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Did you know it was Germany who first instituted Daylight Saving Time as a country during World War I? Read my article to find about more of the history of DST.

Happy Accidents star
Did you know that Velcro was developed when a scientist found burdocks on his dog's fur? Or that the potato chip was invented by an angry chef? Read about these and more "happy Accidents" that became everyday household products.

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Article describing History site newsletter and how to sign up for the newsletter.

Lincoln-Kennedy Similarities star
Many of you have heard about the similarities between Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy such as Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy and Kennedy had a secretary named Lincoln, but there are so many more than this.

Origins of Common Phrases star
Have you ever wondered where the phrase "to paint the town red" had come from? Read my article to read of it's origin and the origin of other common phrases.

Phrase Etymology star
Some phrases we use in everyday life have weird, even gruesome origins. Phrases like Saved By the Bell and Rule of Thumb have strange origins.

Phrase Origins star
This is an article about the origins of some more common phrases we use almost everyday.

The Chappaquiddick Incident star
Senator Edward Kennedy drove off a ramp leading onto a bridge at Chappaquiddick Island and into a pond, killing his passenger Mary Jo Kopechne. Kennedy dd not report the accident for another ten hours in an apparent attempt to cover it up.

The Great Boston Molasses Disaster star
A five story tank full of molasses burst one winter day in Boston, Massachusetts. Killing people and destroying property.

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