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An Ode To An Outlaw Legend From Billy Joel [VIDEO]

Its Monday, July 14, 2014, the 133rd anniversary of the loss of a legend.

In 1881 - William H. Bonney Jr., better known as BILLY THE KID, was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garret in Fort Sumner,New Mexico.

Let’s recognize the man wit

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The Greatest Album Ever, Released 47 Years Ago Today

number one in its list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

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CINCO DE MAYO, Ess-say!

In 1862, CINCO DE MAYO, the Mexican army scored an upset victory over the invading French army at the Battle of Puebla.

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You’ve Seen It, But Do You Know About It?

it was a scene of bloody carnage and that, after making a diversion on one side, and then attacking from the other, the Crow lost about 40 warriors and the Absaroke Crow, inside the formation, were wiped out.

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100 Years On The Lincoln Highway

Today we are used to super highways with convenient truck stops, rest stops, smoothly paved surfaces for high speed vehicles with heat, air conditioning, cruise control, adjustable heated and cooled seats, sound systems, GPS, cell phones and so many modern conveniences that travel is a breeze.

But it wasn't always that way.

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A Quick Look At The History Of Christmas Holiday Traditions [VIDEO]

Have you ever been curious where certain Christmas Holiday Traditions came from? Well, the good folks over at Buzzfeed have blessed us with a little minute and half video that highlights the history of some of the most celebrated X-mas traditions.

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42 Years Ago Today, A Song Was Born Because of This Casino Fire [Music]

On this day in 1971, during a Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention concert in Montreux, Switzerland, the Casino burned to the ground. Richie Blackmore and Deep Purple immortalized the tragedy quite nicely, in their song “Smoke on the Water

 

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Drunken Rocker Arrested For Waving Gun At Elvis’s Home 37 Years Ago Today

On this date in 1976, Rocker Jerry Lee Lewis was arrested outside Graceland in Memphis for public drunkenness and waving a pistol and demanding to see "The King."

 

The guard at the gate called the police and there was some talk that Elvis watched the arrest go down on his closed circuit monitors in the house, 37 years ago today.

 

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Wyo History Website Celebrates Official Roll-Out

A website dedicated to the History of Wyoming is hoping to grab the attention of "everyone" with its official roll-out.

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Researchers Find Jamestown Colonists Practiced Cannibalism

There was a time when cannibalism was alive and well in America, as researchers recently discovered the remains of Jamestown settlers that indicate colonists may have had to resort to such despicable tactics

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History Developing ‘Sons of Liberty’ Series, Let the ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Jokes Begin

History has carved out quite a presence in the world of original scripted series this past year, between the Emmy wins of 'Hatfields & McCoys,' the breakout success of 'The Bible' and a season 2 renewal for 'Vikings,' and now the historical network has added yet another buzz-worthy mini-series to its development slate. History has officially announced 'Sons of Liberty,' a new Revolutionary War drama following some of America's most integral figures, but will the drama prove as monumental as history itself?

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Who Invented The Electric Guitar? – Hump Day History [VIDEO]

My buddy and I will have this argument every time we see each other. While I always argue that Les Paul invented the first electric guitar, I'm wrong. Les Paul put together the first solid body electric in 19

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