Historical events

The story of black railway workers inspired by historical events told in the new drama “The Porter”

Set in the early 1920s, “The Porter” follows the journeys of train porters who hustle, dream, cross borders and pursue their ambitions in the struggle for liberation as they travel the railroads across America North. It’s a gripping story of empowerment and idealism that shines a light on when railroad workers in Canada and the […]

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Historic events abound in Madison County

Here is a list of upcoming historic events in the Madison County area: Saturday May 14 From 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Cazenovia Heritage and the Cazenovia Preservation Foundation invite community members to begin clearing and clearing the historic Farnham Cemetery near Grassy Lane Road in Cazenovia. Coffee and donuts will start the day, along […]

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When is Derry Girls set? Historical events covered in a TV show

Derry Girls will return for a bonus episode after the season three finale which will focus on the Good Friday Agreement Set in Derry, Northern Ireland, Derry Girls follows the story of five friends as they navigate life in the 1990s. The show is set at the end of a period of turmoil known as […]

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The spread of black rats was linked to human historical events

New research reveals how the black rat colonized Europe in Roman and medieval times A new analysis of ancient DNA has shed light on how the black rat, blamed for spreading the Black Death, spread across Europe – revealing the rodent colonized the continent twice in Roman and medieval times. The study, conducted by the […]

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Continuing historical events

NJIT students and staff have experienced more “one-time” events in their lives than their predecessors. A pandemic continues to rage across the world, seemingly increasing every two months. Crippling inflation, compounded by shortages caused during the pandemic, is causing well-documented economic problems at home and abroad. More recently, war rages in Ukraine as Russia continues […]

Historical movies

10 Brilliant Historical Movies With Unforgivable Inaccuracies

Who doesn’t love a historical drama? At the very least, they offer those of us who don’t have time to read the chance to appear informed. Even for history buffs, seeing historical figures come to life is undoubtedly a thrilling experience. It goes without saying that a certain artistic license is required to bring a […]