History

Blog posts, podcasts and videos/vlogs on history, covering topics in archaeology, anthropology, paleontology, genetic history, ancientDNA, DNA, history of civilizations and nations, as well as history of science

Douglas Adams

Don’t Panic and Always Carry a Towel

Towel Day (May 25) commemorates the life and works of writer and humorist Douglas Adams, who said Don't Panic. Always carry a towel on towel day.

Beethoven 1820 By Joseph Karl Stieler

VLOG Episode 12 | Beethoven’s 250 years

Celebrating one of the most well known composers of all time: Ludwig van Beethoven. December 2020 marks 250 years of his birth, so what better time to celebrate the man and his music?

Sir Nicholas Winton Who helped save 669 children from Nazi Germany

Happy Birthday Sir Nicholas Winton! He helped children escape Nazi Germany

Sir Nicholas George Winton, MBE (born Wertheim; 19 May 1909 – 1 July 2015) was a British humanitarian who established an organization to rescue children at risk from Nazi Germany. His German-Jewish ha...

Napoleon by Jacques Louis David

Napoleon

Story of Napoleon Bonaparte who declared himself emperor of France on May 18, 1804 and influence Europe for 25 years.

Maypole Dancing

May 1 – Arrival of the Sun

May 1 is a day to celebrate the arrival of the Sun in many countries in the north for 2000 years, with dancing around a maypole and Morris Dancing in the UK

Bolshevik By Boris Kustodiev Tretyakov Gallery Public Domain Wikepedia Commons

April 17, 2017: Lenin Issues April Theses – Russian Revolution

The April Theses were a series of ten directives issued by the Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin upon his return to Petrograd from his exile issued on April 17, 1917.

Virtual Tours from Home by 360onhistory.com

Virtual Activities You can do from Home

You can virtually access tons of tours, museums, art galleries and libraries from home. Here is a list, which I will be updating on a regular basis. 

Agatha Christie

VLOG Episode 8 | The Queen of Crime – Agatha Christie

At this time of social distancing and self isolation, I hope this VLOG on Agatha Christie, the undisputed Queen of Crime, will help you pass some of your free time.

Human Family Tree

VLOG Episode 7 | Back to Africa

In this VLOG we talk about History of our African Ancestors, how they all interbred & the diversity present in the African continent today.

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