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Sometimes, history transcends categories. For that, we have miscellany. From social networks and organizations to random facts, find it here.

Academy Awards Ceremonies star
We take a look at the date on which each ceremony occurred as well as the film, actor and actress who snagged Oscar gold.

August Heatwave of 2003 star
August 2003 saw a heatwave that killed thousands of people in Southern Europe and a power outage on the eastern seaboard that affected states from New Jersey to Michigan and parts of Canada.

Death of Mary Jo Kopechne star
It was this day in history, July 18, 1969 that Mary Jo Kopechne was killed in a car accident that was driven by Edward Kennedy. The death became a national scandal and ruined Kennedy's chances to run for pesident.

Disney Park Grand Openings star
We take a look at your favorite Disney parks and reveal when they first opened!

Drake´s Circumnavigation (September 26, 1580) star
Sir Frances Drake, one of the most famous privateers, completed a voyage around the world. What happened on that voyage? Piracy, of course! What´s the difference between piracy and priavteering? There is a difference, though it has become grayed. How much was this trip worth...

Founding of Alocoholics Anonymous (June 10, 1935) star
William Wilson seemed to have everything a man could want--an excellent military career, a wonderful business future, and a loving wife. But alcohol tore him from what he could have been and left him destitute. Finding Dr. Robert Smith, Wilson saved not only himself, but millions of others...

LEGO-Mania (January 28, 1958) star
Celebrating 50 years of playing and learning!

OJ Simpson Murder Arrest star
It was twenty years ago today that OJ Simpson was wanted in connection of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman

Rosenberg´s Sentenced (April 5, 1951) star
Two average Americans, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, are sentenced to death for treason against the United States in the 1950´s. Was their trial and sentencing, however, accurate? Was it necessary?

The Crime Library star[offsite link]
Sponsored by TruTV, this website gives detailed information about Serial Killers, Gangsters, Mass Murders, etc.

The Movie Page.net star[offsite link]
All the latest info on movies, past and present, news, insights and movie goofs!

The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre star
Valentine's Day is supposed to be about love and romance, however, on this day in 1929, it meant something completely different for seven gangsters, in a garage, in Chicago.

Titanic Timeline star
We take a look at some of the important dates in Titanic history.

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Today in History´s American History Quiz star
Here is the Today in History´s American History Quiz!

University of Texas Massacre star
It was this day in history; August 1, 1966 when ex arine and former Eagle Scout Charles Whitman climbed up to the observation deck of a tower at the University of Texas and began shooting people down below him.

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