Sunday, October 18, 2009

History in the News

Buffalo Soldiers gather to remember
They fought bravely for the US despite the discrimination that they faced

US Debt reaches historical high
9.1 trillion over the next decade...that is simply insane.

Mini-Colosseum Unearthed near Rome
Must of been the home ground for the reserve team.

Nero's fabled banqueting hall discovered
Apparently he didn't enjoy the hall for two long. It was completed in the same year that he was overthrown and then committed suicide.

John Brown - 150 Years Later
Brown's famous raid on Harper's Ferry will be re-enacted this weekend.

Jewish Culture in Medieval Spain
Article explodes the myth of Muslim tolerance of Judaism in Spain.