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Benedict Arnold Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Benedict Arnold

  Benedict Arnold was a U.S. general who is infamous for becoming a traitor and defecting to the British side during the American Revolutionary War. Before he betrayed America, Arnold fought brilliantly for his country...
Lusitania Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts On Lusitania And Its 1915 Sinking

  RMS Lusitania was a ship which started its maiden voyage in 1907 and made 202 crossings on the Liverpool-New York Route. It created excitement on its launch being the largest passenger ship in the...
Archduke Franz Ferdinand Facts Featured

10 Facts On Archduke Franz Ferdinand And His Assassination

  Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este and was entitled to inherit the throne of Austria-Hungary. He was assassinated along with his wife in Sarajevo, an event that led to the First World War....
Boris Onischenko

Boris Onishchenko Controversy in 1976 Montreal Olympics

  Boris Onishchenko is a former Soviet Union modern pentathlete. A pentathlon is a sports contest that includes five events: pistol shooting, fencing, 200 m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a 3600 m cross-country run. Boris...
Helen Stephens and Stella Walsh

Stella Walsh Olson and Helen Stephens: Who’s the Man?

  Stanisława Walasiewicz, also known as Stella Walsh, was a Polish athlete. In the 1932 Summer Olympics, Stella Walsh won the 100m, equalling the world record of 11.9s and she instantly became a well-known personality...
The Dreyfus Affair Summary Featured

Dreyfus Affair | Summary of The Scandal In France

  One of the tensest political dramas in modern European history, the Dreyfus Affair was a scandal that divided France since its inception in 1894 until its resolution in 1906. Here is the Dreyfus Affair...
Madeline de Jesus Controversy Featured

Madeline de Jesus and her twin: 1984 Olympics Controversy

  Madeline de Jesus was a track and field athlete from Puerto Rico. At the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics Games, Madeline injured her hamstring during the long jump event and she was not in...
Alexander Hamilton Maria Reynolds Sex Scandal Featured

Alexander Hamilton – Maria Reynolds Sex Scandal

  Alexander Hamilton was a Founding Father of the United States, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the Constitution and founder of the financial system of U.S. He was also chief of...
Gu Kalai in court

Ding zui – How the Chinese elite escape punishment

  Said to have been part of the Chinese culture for centuries, Ding zui is the practice of hiring a body double to stand trial and receive punishment in one's place. The term translates to...
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The Children Overboard Scandal | Australian political controversy

  The Children Overboard Scandal was an Australian political controversy involving the Howard government which started a few days before the 2001 elections, influenced its results and turned into a scandal after the elections. In October...