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Births (250 years ago today): 1766 - Charlotte, Princess Royal of England (d. 1828)
Births (200 years ago today): 1816 - Paul Féval, père, French author and playwright (d. 1887)
Births (150 years ago today): 1866 - Mykhailo Hrushevskyi, Ukrainian historian, academic, and politician (d. 1934)
Births (100 years ago today): 1916 - Carl Giles, English cartoonist (d. 1995)
Births (50 years ago today): 1966 - Hersey Hawkins, American basketball player and coach
Deaths (0 years ago today): 2016 - Miriam Defensor Santiago, Filipina politician (b. 1945)
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Using limericks as a revision tool
Counterfactuals in History
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Compare and Contrasting the Rise of Dictators in Different Regions
JFK and the Diem Coup: To what extent was Kennedy responsible?
Kennedy and Latin America: The Alliance for Progress
The 1960 Election Campaign: The TV Debates and the Inaugural Address
JFK: Introduction and Overview
SOLO Hexagons: The Rise of Hitler
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Cold War Historiography
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