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David Livingstone - History

David Livingstone - History

Missionary Livingstone was born in Scotland, studied medicine in England, and traveled to Africa where he achieved legendary fame as the discoverer of Victoria Falls of the Zambezi and the man who blazed new trails in Africa. After returning to England, Livingstone secured the position of expedition chief to explore the Zambezi.

Ancient Armenia

Ancient Armenia

Ancient Armenia, located in the south Caucasus area of Eurasia, was settled in the Neolithic era but its first recorded state proper was the kingdom of Urartu from the 9th century BCE. Incorporated...

Alexander Falconbridge

Alexander Falconbridge

Biography of Alexander Falconbridge. Alexander Falconbridge was born in Bristol in about 1760. He had a strong desire to become a doctor and in 1779 he became a pupil in Bristol Infirmary. He was too poor to establish himself as a doctor so in 1780 he became a surgeon on board a slave ship.

Operation Market Garden, 17-27 September 1944

Operation Market Garden, 17-27 September 1944

Men at Arnhem , Geoffrey Powell , London, 1976, reprinted 2003. Originally published under the pseudonym Tom Angus, but actually written by Geoffrey Powell, a holder of the Military Cross, and a major in the 156 Parachute Battalion of the Parachute Regiment when he took part in the fighting at Arnhem.

History of the Levant and Israel - 2000 BCE to the bronze age collapse - where to find info?

History of the Levant and Israel - 2000 BCE to the bronze age collapse - where to find info?

Where can I find information about the period 2000 BCE - 1300 BCE in the Levant with focus on Caanites and (possibly) proto-Hebrews? Period from the very beginning of the tribal organization of w…

March 12, 2014 Day 52 of the Sixth Year - History

March 12, 2014 Day 52 of the Sixth Year - History

Custom SearchFollow @HistorycentralCPresident Barack Obama talks with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine at the conclusion of their bilateral meeting in the Oval Office, March 12, 2014.10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily BriefingOval Office2:45PM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends4:15PM THE PRESIDENT drops-by meeting with women Members of CongressThe Roosevelt Room