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Episode 3 | Kot Diji- A Walk on an old Fort in Pakistan | VLOG

Show notes – As forts go, the one we are going to talk about is relatively unknown. It doesn’t have the stature or the presence of other forts that have been built all across the world, over the...

all women spacewalk

Historic All Women Spacewalk

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir conduct the first all women spacewalk together from the International Space Station. It will last 5.5 hours and you can watch it here.  

Richard III died at the Battle of Bosworth

King Richard III, King of England and Lord of Ireland, died #OTD (August 22) 1485, at the Battle of Bosworth against Henry Tudor (who became Henry VII). Richard took over as Lord Protector at the deat...

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July 31, 1703 – Daniel Dafoe is put in Pillory for Sedition

Before Daniel Dafoe became famous for Robinson Crusoe, he was a spin doctor, who wrote in praise of the government’s policies. But he also wrote about greater tolerance for dissenters and went o...

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#OTD – First Crusade

#OTD July 22, 1099 Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem. The first crusaders arrived in Jerusalem on June 7, captured and plundered the c...

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Fantastic Women Series – NASA’s Computers

One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him – How a group of unsung women heroes helped NASA achieve its goal of putting a man on the moon. On July 16, 1969, NASA launched Apollo ...

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#OTD – The first Wimbledon Tournament

It is tennis season and Wimbledon is already well on its way. Let’s talk about how it started. On July 9, 1877, the all England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club begins its first lawn tennis tourname...

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Mohen Jo Daro — Story of a city and history of a civilization

The young woman looked out of the narrow slit in the wall that served as a window in her house. She saw the sun rising over the brick city and the far off fields of wheat and barley, signaling to her ...

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