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Canadian caper

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Categories : Government, Historical
The Canadian caper is the nickname for the rescue of six Americans who had been able to avoid capture during the Iran Hostage Crisis. The diplomats were not caught during the initial invasion of the United States Embassy in ...Read More »

Blood in the Water match

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Categories : Sports
The water polo match between Hungary and the USSR at the 1956 Summer Olympics has become known as the "blood in the water match" due to the violent nature of the competition. The match took place during a Hungarian ...Read More »

George Metesky

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Categories : Crime, People
George Metesky ("The Mad Bomber") planted at least 33 pipe bombs in New York City between 1940 and 1956 due to his resentment of his former employer, ConEd. The first bomb was very crude and was located before it ...Read More »

Major Oak

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Categories : Science & Nature
The Major Oak is a very large, old oak tree located in Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, England, which in folklore was a location used by Robin Hood and his band of outlaws. The tree is estimated to be between ...Read More »

Sherman’s neckties

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Categories : Civil War
Sherman's neckties are the name given to Confederate railroad rails destroyed by the Union Army under the command of William Tecumseh Sherman in the Civil War. The rails were heated until they could be twisted into a loop resembling ...Read More »

Red Scare

{ Article added: 07/03/2010 }
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Categories : Cold War, Historical
Red Scare is a phrase used to refer to periods of anti-Communism in the United States. The first "red scare" took place began towards the end of World War I and was generally characterized by worker revolution as well ...Read More »

James Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh

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Categories : Crime, Historical, People
James Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh was a Scot who, in 1570, committed the first assassination with the use of a firearm (in this case, a carabine of nearly three and a half feet in length). Hamilton's victim was James Stewart, ...Read More »