World War II began in 1939. And the Spanish Flu pandemic was in 1918. President Donald Trump got history wrong on multiple counts Monday when he claimed that the “1917” Spanish flu pandemic likely led
- HuffPost - Josephine Harvey
The ancient Greeks brought us all sorts of important innovations, from democracy, born in 6th century BC Athens, to the Olympics, which began as a religious and athletics festival 200 years earlier. This article reveals ten surprising Greek inventions that you might not associate with this period in history, all of which prove how truly central the ancient Greeks were in the formation of civilization.
- The Globe and Mail - Patrick Luciani
Patrick Luciani is a Toronto-based writer. The Western world is toppling statues of historical villains at a furious pace. Tributes to everyone from Christopher Columbus, U.S. presidents, colonizers, or