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Historical Happening – Terracotta Army

Posted in art, Cool Stuff, history, life, mythology, non-fiction, people, Smithsonian, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on 03/29/2017 by Edward Brock

The incredible Terracotta Army sculptures (of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang) was discovered on this day, in 1974.

Terracotta Army, View of Pit 1

Historical Happening – Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid”

Posted in art, box office, Cool Stuff, Film, history, humor, legends, movies, people, Smithsonian, Uncategorized, writing with tags , , , , , , , , on 02/06/2017 by Edward Brock

Though it had a premiere on January 21, Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid hit theaters on this day, in 1921.

It starred Chaplin–who wrote, produced, and edited the film, as well. It was also Chaplin’s first feature-length film as director.


Historical Happening – Bill of Rights

Posted in art, history, life, News, Smithsonian, Uncategorized with tags , , , on 12/15/2016 by Edward Brock

The United States Bill of Rights was ratified–on this day, in 1791.


Historical Happening – Smithsonian Institution

Posted in art, books, Cool Stuff, history, life, people, Smithsonian, technology, Uncategorized with tags , , , on 08/10/2016 by Edward Brock

The Smithsonian Institution was established on this day (August 10)–in 1846.


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