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Famous Historical Topics & Events

William Blake (1757-1827) was a young man, in his late teens, when he witnessed the "Gordon Riots" in London.

On its mission to the Moon, Apollo 13 encountered a near-fatal situation.

Orson Welles and Martin Gabel star in this Mercury Theatre on the Air production of Charles Dicken's novel, A Tale of Two Cities.

When diplomatic efforts between Britain and Germany failed to end Hitler's attack on Poland - in early September, 1939 - Neville Chamberlain (the Br...

Churchill tried repeatedly to convince FDR to enter the war.

On the 5th of March, 1946, Winston Churchill was worried about the spread of Joseph Stalin's power throughout Europe.

Winston Churchill became Prime Minister on the 10th of May, 1940.

On the 16th of October, 1938, Winston Churchill broadcast a speech urging both his country, and America, to arm themselves.

On the 4th of June, 1940, Winston Churchill addressed Parliament.

After the shuttle Columbia was lost, during the STS-107 mission, President George W.

On the 9th of September, 1939, the BBC aired this broadcast on the evacuation of Britain's school children.

On the 8th of December, 1941 - the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed - Americans received their up-to-date news from the radio.

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