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Texas Ranger Jim Coryell’s grave found

Published on May 4th, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists believe they may have found the final resting place of Texas Ranger Jim Coryell who was killed by Caddo Indians in 1837 and buried in an unmarked grave. In May 1837, when the Republic of ... Read More


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Pigs dig up WWII anti-tank weapon in Germany

Published on May 4th, 2010 | by Admin

A couple of hungry pigs in Germany have dug up a World War II anti-tank weapon. Police said Friday the two pigs found the single-shot “panzerfaust” on private land southwest of Dresden. The pigs’ owner secured ... Read More


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Happy first birthday ABlogAboutHistory.com!

Published on May 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

Happy birthday to ABlogAboutHistory.com! This blog turned 1 year old on Saturday. During the past year I have posted 1,647 history stories. Thanks to all my readers for making this blog a success!... Read More


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Medieval African found buried in England

Published on May 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

The 13th century remains of an African has been found buried in England. Forensics experts at the University of Dundee Scotland say that the bones most likely belonged to a man from modern-day Tunisia who spent ... Read More


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Pope all but authenticates the Turin Shroud

Published on May 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

Pope Benedict XVI visited the Turin Shroud yesterday, and said the artifact was “written with the blood” of a crucified man. During a visit to the Shroud in the northern Italian city of Turin, Benedict didn’t ... Read More


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Charle Darwin’s family suffered from inbreeding

Published on May 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

Here is something I did not know about Charles Darwin: his family was inbred and it affected his children. He is the father of evolution, whose discoveries revolutionised our understanding of genetics. But even Charles Darwin ... Read More


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Woolly Mammoths had “anti-freeze” blood

Published on May 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

A special kind of “anti-freeze” blood may have helped woolly mammoths survive life in the Arctic. Ancestors of both the extinct mammoth and modern elephants originated in equatorial Africa, scientists believe. But mammoths migrated north between ... Read More