History of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2024 will occur on Monday, May 27.

Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday … Read the rest

Bill Walton dies at 71

Basketball legend Bill Walton is one of the sport’s most recognizable and beloved figures. His success on the court is well-documented; the nation’s top college basketball star at UCLA under legendary coach John Wooden, he then played for two NBA Championship teams – the Portland Trail Blazers and Boston Celtics. But Bill’s nightmarish challenges off … Read the rest

7 Historic Mansions In New York City

New York City is no stranger to unbridled luxury, as the real estate that flanks Billionaire’s Row will attest. But for a lucky few New Yorkers of centuries past, the homes were so sumptuous that they made everything we saw while binge-watching “The Gilded Age” in our sweatpants look like a gilt shantytown. But what … Read the rest

10 most famous photos of all time

This is the very first photograph ever taken. The scientist Nicéphore Niépce (1765-1833) was enthralled by the burgeoning craze for Lithography and decided to place polished pewter plates coated with a light sensitive chemical called bitumen of Judea inside a camera obscura. Niépce took this famous picture from his house in Saône-et-Loire. The exposure took … Read the rest

TODAY IN HISTORY – Battle of THE WILDERNESS

Battle Of The Wilderness Facts
Location: Spotsylvania and Orange Counties, Virginia
Dates: May 5-7, 1864
Generals: Union: Lt. Gen Ulysses S. Grant | Confederate: General Robert E. Lee
Soldiers Engaged: Union: 102,000 | Confederate: 61,000
Outcome: Inconclusive
Casualties: Union: 18,400 | Confederate: 11,400

Battle Of The Wilderness Summary: The Battle of the Wilderness began Lt. … Read the rest

The Most Expensive House In The World 2023

Expensive homes across the world are quite impressive not only by their appearances but also because of the luxurious amenities, interiors, and location of the house. Here is the list of the most expensive houses in the world and everyone’s dream place to reside in.

1. Buckingham Palace – $1.3 Billion 

Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Must-see 2024 art exhibitions in Paris

Painting, sculpture, photography, classical art, contemporary art or street art: the array of art exhibitions that will take place in Paris in 2024 is more than impressive! Artalistic is one of the leading online platforms for buying and selling art, we have combed through the lists of upcoming events to bring you the best selection Read the rest