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History in the News!

In order to make History relevant and vibrant to students, I update this page *DAILY* to provide the latest news, podcasts and TV programmes relating to history. I use it to create a weekly 'history in the news' display outside of my classroom.

You should also make use of the Historical Anniversaries Calendar for the current academic year.

Weekly Newsletter! | Twitter Feed!

Anniversaries [embed into YOUR website!]

Events (500 years ago today): 1521Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam.

Births (150 years ago today): 1871Afonso Costa, Portuguese lawyer and politician, 59th Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1937)

Births (100 years ago today): 1921Leo Bretholz, Austrian-American holocaust survivor and author (d. 2014)

Births (50 years ago today): 1971Darrick Martin, American basketball player and coach

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