Tag: Modern History

Madness, hysteria, panic and Orson Welles’ The War of the Worlds.

In the first half of the twentieth century, the radio ruled the air waves in homes around the world. An […]

Past and Present: Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia.

Past In the 1920’s Flinders Street Station claimed to be the world’s busiest train station. To be able to boast such a […]

History’s Willing Advocate: Q & A with The Freelance History Writer.

The revival in the interest in history has exploded over the last ten years since the advent of amazing blog/website […]

Albert Einstein: The genius of general relativity and the father of modern physics.

Why is it that Albert Einstein, a theoretical physicist, is one of the most recognized and beloved individuals of the […]

The Coronation of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French.

Who would have thought a relatively obscure Corsican by the name of Napoleon Bounaparte, would rise to prominence during the […]

The 1910 Great Flood of Paris.

In the last week of January 1910, the Seine River flooded the city of Paris and its surrounding neighborhoods causing […]

The Winds of Change, New York City 1945

Every year millions of migrating birds fly over New York City, using it as a stop over while on their […]

Robert Horvat’s Fab Five : TE Lawrence, a PM, an Honest Man, Schindler & A Jedi

Originally posted on Yesterday Unhinged:
TE Lawrence. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. This is the second part of my Fab Five…

Remembering Jack: A Little Over a Thousand Days In Office.

Every President wants to be remembered with an amazing record in office. We call this a legacy. John F. Kennedy’s […]

Has The Circus Finally Left Town?

No one expected the circus to stay in town for so long! Yesterday, former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced that […]