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30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr Jr. was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States, serving during Thomas Jefferson‘s first term. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and awesome facts about Aaron Burr. 1. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the American Revolutionary War, after which he became a…

27 Interesting And Scary Facts About Lafayette C. Baker

Lafayette Curry Baker was a United States investigator and spy, serving the Union Army, during the American Civil War and under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Take a look below for 27 more interesting and scary facts about Lafayette C. Baker. 1. Baker was born in Stafford, New York, on October 13, 1826. 2….

30 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold was an American military officer who served as a general during the American Revolutionary War, fighting for the American Continental Army before defecting to the British in 1780. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and bizarre facts about Benedict Arnold. 1. George Washington had given him his fullest trust and placed…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About The Korean War

The Korean War was a war between North Korea, with the support of China and the Soviet Union, and South Korea, with the support of the United States. The war began on June 25, 1950, when North Korea invaded South Korea, following a series of clashes along the border. The United Nations, with the United…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About The Chernobyl Disaster

The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident. It happened on April 25, 1986, in the number 4 light water graphite moderated reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, which is a small town in the northern Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fascinating facts about…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About The Assassination Of John F. Kennedy

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Friday, November 22, 1963, at 12:30 PM in Dallas, Texas, while riding in a presidential motorcade in Dealey Plaza. He was riding with his wife Jacqueline, Texas Governor John Connally, and Connally’s wife, Nellie. He was fatally shot by former United States Marine Lee Harvey Oswald. Take a…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a massive concrete barrier in and around Berlin, Germany, that physically and ideologically divided Berlin into East Berlin and West Berlin from 1961 to 1989, during the era of the Cold War. West Berlin was a geographical loophole through which thousands of East Germans fled to the democratic West. In response…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About The October Revolution

The October Revolution is officially known in Soviet literature as the Great October Socialist Revolution and is commonly referred to as Red October, the October Uprising, the Bolshevik Revolution or the Bolshevik Coup. It was a revolution in Russia led by the Bolsheviks and Vladimir Lenin that was instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About The Invasion Of Normandy

The invasion of Normandy took place on June 6, 1944, when United States, Canada, France and Britain landed at five beaches in Normandy. It was the biggest amphibious invasion in history and it was launched by the western Allies during World War II. The historic day became known as D-Day. Take a look below for…

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