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 [...]


The Kennedy Assassination Attempt of 1960

President John F. Kennedy is one of America's most popular presidents and almost everyone has heard the story about how Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated Kennedy in Dallas, Texas in 1963. But what most people don't know is that there was an attempt on Kennedy's life 3 years before his assassination in 1960. In the fall [...]

The Confederate States of America (1861 – 1865)

When Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860, he probably never thought he would have a civil war on his hands less than a year later. But that is exactly what happened when the southern states of America banded together and founded The Confederate States of America, or The Confederacy as it's better known. The [...]


Who Was St. David?

Today, the people of Wales are celebrating St. David's Day. It is celebrated on 1st March and has been for hundreds of years. But who was St. David and why do the Welsh celebrate him? St. David was born in the year 500, he was the grandson of Ceredig ap Cunedda, who was King of Ceredigion. [...]


Who was the real P.T Barnum?

Christmas is over, the New Year has come, the mad hysteria is at an end. After the chaos of another Christmas, we can finally return to normal. Starting with the return of Profiles in History! Today we are going to look at the man Hugh Jackman brought to life on the big screen, P.T Barnum. [...]


The Emu War of Australia

On November 2nd 1932, Australia declared war... On Emus! Just after the first world war, a lot of ex-soldiers and British veterans took up farming within Western Australia. Western Australia was the land given to the soldiers as a reward for their services in the great war. These farmers were encouraged to increase their wheat [...]


How successful was the Nazi Economic Policy?

The Situation in 1929 In 1929, Germany was facing a real problem. At the end of World War I, Germany was forced to sign a treaty called "The Treaty of Versailles". One of the things this treaty said was that Germany was to blame for the war and that it had to pay reparations for [...]