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Events (100 years ago today): 1916 - Battle of Segale: Negus Mikael, marching on the Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasu V, is defeated by Fitawrari abte Giyorgis, securing the throne for Empress Zewditu I.
Births (50 years ago today): 1966 - Kit Malthouse, English accountant and politician
Deaths (350 years ago today): 1666 - Robert Hubert, French watchmaker (b. 1640)
Deaths (200 years ago today): 1816 - Sant? Ky?den, Japanese poet and painter (b. 1761)
Deaths (0 years ago today): 2016 - Takahito, Prince Mikasa, member of the Imperial Family of Japan (b. 1915)
Commemorations:World Day for Audiovisual HeritageSt Vincent And The Grenadines National DayTurkmenistan National Day
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Civil Rights Campaign 1964, Freedom Summer
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Sourcework Assignment with model answers, The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Selma Marches 1965, Online Simulation
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
Undercover in Ancient Rome
Simulate a conference
New Book from ActiveHistory:
Protest placards: design, anticipate, react
Using limericks as a revision tool
Counterfactuals in History
Who is your Historical Hero?
Compare and Contrasting the Rise of Dictators in Different Regions