Category: History News

The Mystery of Oak Island

For more than 200 years there have been tales about Oak Island, the patch of land that is located off of Nova Scotia, Canada. According to the legend, it is home to a money pit of buried treasure, supposedly left behind by a pirate, Captain William Kidd who lived between the years of 1645-1701. Since

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Political Reporter Gwen Ifill Dies at Age 61

  Gwen Ifill was a groundbreaking journalist who made a name for herself in television. She was best known for hosting the PBS Newshour and covered the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. Throughout three decades for The Washington Post, The New York Times, NBC and most recently PBS. She died on Monday at a

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Baby Fae and the Baboon Heart

On October 26, 1984, Dr. Leonard L. Bailey did what many believed was impossible. He performed the first baboon-to-human heart transplant at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. Dr. Bailey replaced a 14-day-old infant girl’s defective heart with the healthy, walnut-sized heart of a young baboon. Known as “Baby Fae”, the infant

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UFO Sightings Are Not a Modern Phenomena

If you were asked when the first UFO sightings were in the United States, you may say around the 1950s or 60s, when travelling to space and the big alien craze became popular. But, people have claimed that they have seen unusual objects in the sky many years before that. More than a hundred, or

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