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Burj Khalifa: Tallest Building

Originally known as the Burj Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is tallest man made structure in the world. Officially opening on January 4, 2010, the...

On This Day: Great Smog of ’52

On December 5, 1952, The Great Smog of ’52 or Big Smoke – a severe air pollution event began and affected London, UK for six days. Cold weather...

Remembrance Day: November 11

Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day, Armistice Day and Veterans Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember...

Jacques Plante: First NHL Goalie To Wear A Mask

On November 1, 1959, Montreal Canadiens goalie Jacques Plante became the first goaltender to wear a mask in a regular season game. Plante had...

Occupy The World: October 15, 2011

Inspired by the grassroots “Occupy Wall Street” movement in New York City, which began in September 2011, on October 15th people from all over...

On This Day: Chesterson Crash – First Act of Air Sabotage

On October 10, 1933, a United Airlines Boeing 247 propliner crashed near Chesterton, Indiana. The transcontinental flight, carrying three crew and four passengers, had...

Blasphemy Day International

Blasphemy Day International is a day of observance in which individuals and groups are encouraged to openly express their criticism of, or even disdain for,...

Father of All Bombs

On September 11, 2007, the Russian military tested the most powerful non-nuclear weapon in history. Nicknamed “The Father of All Bombs”, Aviation Thermobaric Bomb...