October 1 | Facts

October 1 | Facts

1800 Spain ceded Louisiana to France in the secret Treaty of San Ildefonso. 1908 Henry Ford introduced the first mass-produced automobile on the market—the Model T car to the market. Each car cost $825. 1936 General Francisco Franco became head of the insurgent Spanish government. 1961 Roger Maris of the New York Yankees hit his 61st home run of the season, breaking Babe Ruth’s record […]

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September 30 | Facts

September 30 | Facts

1791 Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute premiered in Vienna, Austria. 1927 Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run. The record stood until Roger Maris hit 61 in 1961. Mark McGwire beat Maris’s record in 1998 by hitting 70 and Barry Bonds topped this in 2001 with 73. 1938 Britain and France surrendered to Germany’s demands concerning the Sudetenland, and signed the Munich Pact. 1946 Twenty-two […]

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September 29 | Facts

September 29 | Facts

1399 King Richard II became the first English monarch to abdicate his throne. 1829 Sir Robert Peel’s police force, the “bobbies,” began operations at Scotland Yard. 1895 French chemist Louis Pasteur died. 1978 John Paul I died one month after becoming pope. 1982 Seven people died after taking Extra-Strength Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide. This led to the use of safety seals on most consumer […]

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September 28 | Facts

September 28 | Facts

1066 William the Conqueror invaded England. 1542 Portuguese explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo arrived at present-day San Diego. 1781 The closing campaign of the American Revolution at Yorktown Heights, Va. began. 1920 Eight Chicago White Sox players were indicted for fixing the 1919 World Series in the “Black Sox scandal.” 1924 Two U.S. Army planes landed in Seattle after completing the first round-the-world-flight in 175 days. […]

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September 27 | Facts

September 27 | Facts

1540 Pope Paul III approved the charter for the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), founded by St. Ignatius Loyola. 1939 Warsaw, Poland, was surrendered to the Nazis after weeks of resistance. 1959 Typhoon Vera battered the Japanese island of Honshu, killing almost 5,000 people. 1964 The Warren Commission report concluded that there was no conspiracy in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy; Lee Harvey Oswald […]

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September 26 | Facts

September 26 | Facts

1789 Thomas Jefferson was appointed America’s first Secretary of State. 1820 Frontiersman, Daniel Boone, died in Missouri. 1914 The Federal Trade Commission was established. 1950 United Nations troops recaptured Seoul, the capital of South Korea, from the North Koreans. 1960 Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy took part in the first televised presidential debate. 1986 William H. Rehnquist was sworn as the 16th chief […]

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September 25 | Facts

September 25 | Facts

  1775 Ethan Allen was captured by the British. 1789 The first Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for ratification. The first ten became the Bill of Rights. 1890 Wilford Woodruff, president of the Mormon church, renounced the practice of polygamy. This paved the way for Utah’s acceptance as a state in 1896. 1957 Nine black children were […]

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September 24 | Facts

September 24 | Facts

1789 Congress passed the First Judiciary Act which provided for a U.S. attorney general and the Supreme Court. 1957 The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field. 1960 The Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched. 1969 The trial of the “Chicago Eight,” radical antiwar and counterculture activists accused of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic convention, began. 1991 Children’s […]

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September 23 | Facts

September 23 | Facts

1779 John Paul Jones declared “I have not yet begun to fight!” aboard the American warship Bonhomme Richard in the battle against the British man-of-war Serapis. 1806 After a three-year journey to the Pacific Northwest, the Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis. 1846 German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune. 1939 Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, died in London. 1952 […]

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3 Essential Beauty Hacks That Will Make You Look Like You’re 18

3 Essential Beauty Hacks That Will Make You Look Like You’re 18

While the best minds in science and medicine are all working hard on inventing new methods of prolonging our lives, we have seemingly found a way of stopping time. We decided to reveal to you the precious secret: all you need to wake up young every day are these ingredients. Rejuvenate facial skin © YouTube You will need: Ground coffee. The kind used to brew in a cezve will do because its fine grind won’t damage your skin. […]

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