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Historical fun facts and events that changed the world!

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The United Nations is the world's premier international organization. It was established at the end of World War II to maintain world peace. #TBT

Fun United Nations Fact

The United Nations is the world's premier international organization. It was established at the end of World War II to maintain world peace. #TBT

Friedrich Nietzsche had an immeasurable impact on modern philosophy. #TBT

Neat Piece of Nietzsche Trivia!

Friedrich Nietzsche had an immeasurable impact on modern philosophy. #TBT

#OnThisDay in 1809, Klemens von Metternich was appointed the minister of foreign affairs for Austria. He later chaired the Congress of Vienna, which helped maintain a balance of power in Europe. #TBT Congress Of Vienna, European History, Throwback Thursday, Change The World, Austria, Fun Facts, Funny Facts, Interesting Facts

European History TBT!

#OnThisDay in 1809, Klemens von Metternich was appointed the minister of foreign affairs for Austria. He later chaired the Congress of Vienna, which helped maintain a balance of power in Europe. #TBT

Civil rights activist and lawyer Thurgood Marshall was sworn into the highest U.S. court in October 1967. #TBT Supreme Court Cases, Civil Rights Activists, Throwback Thursday, Change The World, Lawyer, Fun Facts, How To Become, October, Funny Facts

A Record-Breaking Throwback Thursday

Civil rights activist and lawyer Thurgood Marshall was sworn into the highest U.S. court in October 1967. #TBT

Born #OnThisDay, F. Scott Fitzgerald penned The Great Gatsby, an American novel widely considered to be among the greatest ever written. #TBT Ixl Math, Learning Sites, Scott Fitzgerald, Throwback Thursday, Change The World, Gatsby, Social Studies, Language Arts, Fun Facts

F. Scott Fitzgerald TBT

Born #OnThisDay, F. Scott Fitzgerald penned The Great Gatsby, an American novel widely considered to be among the greatest ever written. #TBT

The Constitutional Convention held in 1787 in Philadelphia, PA resulted in the creation of the Constitution, the basic principles and laws of the United States. #TBT Ixl Math, Learning Sites, Philadelphia Pa, Throwback Thursday, Constitution, Social Studies, Language Arts, Montessori, Fun Facts

U.S. Constitution Throwback Thursday

The Constitutional Convention held in 1787 in Philadelphia, PA resulted in the creation of the Constitution, the basic principles and laws of the United States. #TBT

Known then as the Great War, a diplomatic treaty ended World War I #OnThisDay in 1919. #TBT Ixl Math, Learning Sites, Throwback Thursday, World History, Social Studies, Language Arts, Fun Facts, Science, War

World History Throwback Thursday!

Known then as the Great War, a diplomatic treaty ended World War I #OnThisDay in 1919. #TBT

Labor Day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. #TBT #OnThisDay Labor Day History, Ixl Math, Learning Sites, Throwback Thursday, Social Studies, Language Arts, Fun Facts, How To Become, Spanish

Interesting Labor Day History

Labor Day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. #TBT #OnThisDay

A great friend of Alexander Hamilton, Laurens gave his life in the Revolutionary War #OnThisDay in 1782. #TBT Ixl Math, John Laurens, Learning Sites, Alexander Hamilton, Throwback Thursday, Great Friends, Revolutionaries, Social Studies, Language Arts

John Laurens Throwback Thursday!

A great friend of Alexander Hamilton, Laurens gave his life in the Revolutionary War #OnThisDay in 1782. #TBT

Blink and you'll miss him! Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt set the 200m world record 11 years ago today with a time of 19.19 seconds. #OnThisDay #TBT Ixl Math, Learning Sites, Usain Bolt, 200m, World Records, Throwback Thursday, Change The World, Social Studies, Language Arts

Fun Running Throwback Thursday

Blink and you'll miss him! Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt set the 200m world record 11 years ago today with a time of 19.19 seconds. #OnThisDay #TBT

Economist Janet Yellen made history in 2014 by becoming the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve. #TBT Ixl Math, Janet Yellen, Learning Sites, Lady Godiva, Throwback Thursday, Change The World, Social Studies, Language Arts, Fun Facts

Economist Throwback Thursday!

Economist Janet Yellen made history in 2014 by becoming the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve. #TBT

Born on August 6, 1861, Edith Roosevelt elevated the role and influence of First Lady of the United States. #OnThisDay #TBT Edith Roosevelt, Ixl Math, Learning Sites, Throwback Thursday, Social Studies, Language Arts, Fun Facts, United States, Study

Edith Roosevelt Throwback Thursday

Born on August 6, 1861, Edith Roosevelt elevated the role and influence of First Lady of the United States. #OnThisDay #TBT

Penguin Books popularized the paperback in 1935, and changed the world of literature forever! #TBT Ixl Math, Learning Sites, Penguin Books, Throwback Thursday, Paperback Books, Change The World, Social Studies, Language Arts, Fun Facts

Paperback Throwback Thursday

Penguin Books popularized the paperback in 1935, and changed the world of literature forever! #TBT

Burt patented this precursor to the typewriter 191 years ago today. He also invented the solar compass! #TBT Ixl Math, History Of Typography, Learning Sites, Throwback Thursday, Typewriter, Interesting Stuff, Compass, Social Studies, Language Arts

The history of typography

Burt patented this precursor to the typewriter 191 years ago today. He also invented the solar compass! #TBT

Four days later two of its astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first humans to set foot on the Moon! #OnThisDay #TBT American Symbols, American History, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Countries Of Asia, Number Grid, Primary And Secondary Sources, Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Branches Of Government

Apollo 11 moon landing

Four days later two of its astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first humans to set foot on the Moon! #OnThisDay #TBT