September 11th 2001 World Trade Center Attack.Famously called the 9/11 was one of the terrible day not just in the history of America but also to the world.It was the day that the twin tower of the world trade center was attached by terrorist, resulting to the death of almost 3,000 American citizens.
His empire lasted a century and a half, and his power was felt on almost a quarter of the Earth's surface.He is held responsible for the deaths of nearly 40 million people directly and indirectly, and his name remains synonymous with brutality and terror.His name was Genghis Khan and although it may surprise us, not all his work was negative.
Today is an unforgettable day in history as an unbelievable event happened.All over the world, people were jubilating after the Jury of the Minneapolis court of law gave justice to the late George Floyd by convicting the former policeman that killed him, Derek Chauvin of murder and other cases.
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary popularly known as Queen Elizabeth II who was born on the 21st of April 1926 has been in the helms of affair of the British Empire (United Kingdom) and 15th other Commonwealth realms for such a long time.Today she marks her 95th birthday and we look at some of the childhood pictures and memories of the Queen.
Following are wonderful historical photos you will be amazed to glance at.The ape man who was found in the jungle of Brazil in 1937.France, April 6, 1972.There is a strike at one of the factories, policemen are sent against the workers.
Today, we will be going down history lane and taking a look at one of the great Queen's of the ancient Benin Kingdom, in Edo State, who sacrificed her life to ensure the Kingdom stood till this day. She was Queen Iden, who according to Benin History, laid down her life for the preservation of the Kingdom. She was the courageous and loyal wife of Oba Ewuakpe who ruled Benin Kingdom from around 1700AD. On how she eventually sacrificed herself for the people, ancient Benin folklore had it that between 1440-1473
Pontius Pilate was the Roman Governor of Judea during the time of Jesus. At this time Tiberius was the Roman Emperor, who succeeded the first Emperor, Augustus. Herod Antipas was the King of Galilee and a vassal to Rome. His famous father, Herod the Great had also passed away. Pontius Pilate was 'unfortunate' to be the Roman Governor of Judea at this time because whenever his name was mentioned the crucifixion of Jesus immediately comes to mind. It was he, Pontius Pilate, who gave the order that Jesus should
1.Queen Elizabeth II's full title is as follows: Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
1.Victor Banjo: He was a brilliant soldier, one of the best known officers from Nigeria Civil War, he fought on the Biafran side. He was known for his loyalty to the Biafran cause. Sadly, he was later executed by the Biafrans. 2.General Benjamin Adekunle: He was Nigeria`s civil war hero, also known as "Black Scorpion". He played a very significant role during the Nigeria civil war. He was truly a subject of patriotism in nation building. He was the commander of the 3rd Marine Commando,during the Civil War. 3.General
The Muri Kingdom is a dynasty that dates back to 1817. The origins of the dynasty date back to the Fulani (Fulbe) tribe. From 1892 to 1893 the empire was part of the French colony claimed by then-governor Louis Mizon. In 1901, the kingdom was one of the 25,800 empires that were colonized by the British when they conquered Nigeria and occupied the country as a result of the conflict between the Europeans over the territories they each wanted to control. Muri is a country rich in agricultural and livestock products. At
Oduduwa was said to be the son of Lamurudu.He broke away from the Islamic religion in Mecca.He brought in some idols into the house of Allah (Mosque).As a result of this, the people of Mecca rose against him.Oduduwa was forced to leave Mecca.
Just after the conquest of racial oppression on the African landmass, much of African memory was filled with tragic tales. Slavery's legacy, which began in the civilized countries until Africa was found, has left Africans with many painful experiences of white subjugation Most Africans suffered greatly during the slave trade era, which lasted from the 16th to the 19th centuries until being banned in 1807, even though people were sold into a foreign place, they were being treated as if they were animals. During
Igbara-Oke, a nodal town that is located on a mountain top, with a panegyric, "Omo Eleye Ti N Ke Weye". A town that has never lost any battle, and has never been conquered by any town during the inter-tribal war. According to the historian, it was reported that the then Oba of Ilesa sent emissaries headed by Ogedengbe to Olowa when they heard of the performances of Igbara-Oke at the war. Igbara-Oke was involved in many Yoruba inter-tribal wars against the Ibadan, Ijesa and Ekiti Parapo. Igbara-Oke rebuffed the
Idanre is a Local Government Area and historic town in Ondo State , Nigeria. The town is located at the foot of the scenic Idanre Hill which is of unique cultural and environmental significance, and attracts many tourists. The Idanre Hill, or Oke Idanre is located in Idanre town in Ondo State of southwestern Nigeria. The hill of Idanre is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Nigeria. It includes such cultural sites as "Owa's Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agbooogun footprint, thunder water and
Since the origin of the world, many things have happened and things are still happening.Some of these things are of good while some are bad.They can be tragedy or joyous.In anyway they took place all are classified as history.Today, we are going to take a look at historical occurrences that took place exactly APRIL 20th around the world.
1.Ching Shih, a female Chinese is said to be the most successful pirate in history.She commanded a fleet of over 1,500 ships and 50,000–70,000 pirates.2.3.Since 1930s, Canada and Denmark have been in a territorial dispute over Hans Island.
In the history of Nigeria, the women's war is also often referred to as Aba Women's Riot.It was a sad period of unrest in the colonial Nigeria in November 1929.The protest started when thousands of Igbo women from the Bende District, Umuahia and some other places in eastern Nigeria traveled down to the town of Oloko to protest against the Warrant Chiefs whom they accused of restraining the role of women in the government.
These are the ancient 7 wonders of the world 1.Great Pyramid of Giza The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex bordering present-day Giza in Greater Cairo, Egypt.It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one that remains largely intact.
In India as in the rest of the world, the Siddis are an ethnic minority that we know little about. They are nicknamed the Indians of Africa, or Africans of India. The Siddis, or Habshis, are descendants of Bantu and West African tribes, whose members were sold into slavery on the western coasts of the Indian subcontinent by Portuguese merchants. Historians have traced the existence of a slave trade across the Indian Ocean in the 13th century, two centuries before the start of the western slave trade. Slavery
The Britain's Queen, Elizabeth II looks on as she sits alone in St. George’s Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip, the man who had been by her side for 73 years, at Windsor Castle on Saturday. Prince Philip died April 9 at the age of 99. The seat next to her, normally filled by Prince Philip during seven decades of royal weddings and funerals at the 15th-century chapel, was empty. As was the one next to it. The row behind her, also. The nearest royal to her was the Duke of York, who was well out of arm’s