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#TodayInHistory – August 11

August 11 – Some important events on this day. 3114 BC 👉🏼 The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, used by several pre-Columbian Mesoamerican civilizations, notably the Mayans, begins. 2492 BC 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – August 10

August 10 – Some important events on this day. 612 BC 👉🏼 Killing of Sinsharishkun, King of Assyrian Empire. Destruction of Nineveh. 70 👉🏼 Second Temple in Jerusalem set on […]

Around the world in pandemic Street Art

Throughout the ages, artists have taken their messages to public spaces, from Pompeii’s walls in Roman times to New York City’s subway cars in the 1980s. Driven by the current […]

#TodayInHistory – August 9

August 9 – Some important events on this day. 48 BC 👉🏼 Caesar’s civil war: Battle of Pharsalus – Julius Caesar decisively defeats Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey flees to […]

#TodayInHistory – August 8

August 8 – Some important events on this day. 1220 👉🏼 Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula 1303 👉🏼 Crete earthquake strikes with estimated magnitude […]