Joseph Stalin: The Red Tsar

He was the most feared man in all of Russia, he was a leader and a dictator and yet Russia loved him. Joseph Stalin is one of the most remembered men in Russian history. In today's article we are going to look at this man. How he operated, how he lived and how he died. [...]

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King Arthur: How Real is He?

For centuries historians have debated if King Arthur really existed. While none of us can say for certain, i think we can all keep an open mind. Now, when I talk about him existing, I mean just him. The Knights of The Round Table may have existed but people like Merlin probably didn't and was [...]

Local History Month: The Newport Rising

May is officially Local History month, so for the next few weeks my posts will be about historic events which took place in my hometown of Newport, South Wales. Starting with the Newport Rising. Which was the last large scale rebellion in the United Kingdom. With very little time, the authorities quickly prepared for the [...]

The Assassination of Spencer Perceval

Assassinations have happened all over the world, from Franz Ferdinand to JFK and a total of 4 American Presidents have been assassinated and assassination attempts were also carried out on Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Including some attempts that were carried out against assassinated presidents, such as Abraham Lincoln and [...]

Was Ulysses S. Grant a bad President?

Ulysses S. Grant was undoubtedly a great General and horseman. At the age of 5 he could stand on the back of a horse and was training them by the age of 9.  He served in the Mexican War and afterwards bounced around between jobs. His own brother hired him as a store clerk but [...]

7 colourised historic photos

It's always nice when we look back at photos that have been taken throughout history. It's even nicer when we see those historic photos in colour, after seeing them in black and white for so long. In this article i will be sharing 7 of my favourite colourised historic photos. 1. Steel Mill this is [...]