Today in history 7/20/2017


Today in history, Tamerlane’s Mongols defeat the Ottoman Turks at Angora in 1402.

Today in history,The Riot Act goes into effect in England in 1715.

Today in history, Imperial troops in Guizhou, China, kill 20,000 Miao rebels in 1867.

Today in history, The U.S. Army Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) begins its first training class at Fort Des Moines, Iowa in 1942.

Today in historyNeil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin (see picture below) become the first men to walk on the moon in 1969.

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Today in history, The Viking spacecraft (see picture below) lands on Mars and begins taking soil samples in 1976.

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Cosplay Wednesday for 7/19/2017


Here’s this week’s Cosplay Wednesday post! Hope you all enjoy!

Thor cosplay by IraNyaaasha! 😀

Montreal Comic Con 2017 VS 60 by MrJechgo! ^_^

Kelsey as Ms Marvel (Selfie) by ALuckyRaptor! 🙂

Dark Phoenix Cosplay by UncannyMegan! 😀

Storm, the Queen by dark-ronin82! 😀

Are you saying…? by dark-ronin82! ^_^

Black Cat Marvel Comics Cosplay by DanielleDeNicola! 🙂

Marvel Comics. X-men Cosplay- Emma Frost Whiteness by Alex-Willow! 😀

Today in history 7/19/2017


Today in history, The Catholic princes of Germany form the Dessau League to fight against the Reformation in 1525.

Today in history, Prices plunge on the Paris stock market in 1788.

Today in history, The Rosetta Stone (see picture below), a tablet with hieroglyphic translations into Greek, is found in Egypt in 1799.

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Today in history, The first Women’s Rights Convention convenes in Seneca Falls, N.Y, organized by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (see picture below) in 1848.

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Today in history, German U-boats are withdrawn from positions off the U.S. Atlantic coast due to American anti-submarine countermeasures in 1942.

Today in historyApollo and Soyuz (see picture below) spacecrafts dock in orbit in 1975.

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Today in history 7/18/2017


Today in history, Robespierre, a deputy from Arras, France, decides to back the French Revolution in 1789.

Today in history, Uruguay adopts a liberal constitution in 1830.

Today in historyUnion and Confederate troops skirmish at Blackburn’s Ford, Virginia, in a prelude to the Battle of Bull Run in 1861.

Today in history, Inventor Thomas Edison (see picture below) records the human voice for the first time in 1877.

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Today in history, General Francisco Franco (see picture below) of Spain revolts against the Republican government, starting the Spanish Civil War in 1936.

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Today in history, The German Me-262, the first jet-propelled aircraft to fly in combat, makes its first flight in 1942.

Today in history 7/17/2017


Today in history, France defeats England at Castillon, France, ending the Hundred Years’ War in 1453.

Today in history, Ottoman forces, supported by the British, capture Aboukir, Egypt from the French in 1799.

Today in history, The U.S. fleet arrives in Tripoli in 1801.

Today in historyNapoleon Bonaparte (see picture below) surrenders to the British at Rochefort, France in 1815.

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Today in history, U.S. troops under General William R. Shafter (see picture below) take Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War in 1898.

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Today in history, Chinese communists attack the Nationalist army on the Yangtze River in 1946.