20th centuryListed below are all the posts we have tagged with the term "20th century"
The Birth of Jesus Christ 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before the came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her [...]
Perhaps in keeping with the universal law of cycles, we are increasingly seeing a resurgence of the famous rockabilly hairstyles, which have previously 'rocked the world' at various points in time since their first emergence in the early part of the last (20th) century – and which had all but disappeared. The latest rockabilly hairstyles [...]
Lynchburg, VA – Government offices were closed Monday in honor of Columbus Day, but most businesses no longer celebrate it as a work holiday. Outside of predominantly Italian communities, Columbus Day is now hardly celebrated at all. Columbus Day was one of the biggest days of the year 100 years ago. It was observed nearly [...]
Wallace Nutting sold more hand-colored photographs during America's 1900-1940 Golden Age of Hand-Colored Photography than any other photographer of his time. It is estimated that between 5,000,000-10,000,000 of his pictures decorated the walls of middle class American homes during the early 20th century. Why was Wallace Nutting so successful? And why are his pictures still [...]
Tupac Shakur was a very influential person in 20th century USA. He was born on June 16, 1971 in Brooklyn New York, and died on September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas Nevada (unknown author, no title, no page, letter code C). But his family moved around a lot while he was a kid (Bastin, J.D.). [...]
Knitting has long been an old craft form that anyone could indulge in. It is a skill that many a grandmother possesses and a skill which saw a sharp decline in popularity during 1980s, as the need for it disappeared with the growth of machines and cheap clothing. Originally people knitted for the simple idea [...]
Fighting. It's one word that's sparking a debate among both NHL fans and many other people who aren't necessarily NHL fans. Some people want it left in the game, others want it banned. If you ask me, I would tell you out right that I want it kept in the game and the rules of [...]
Some of you will have undoubtedly seen the film 'The Matrix' starring Keanu Reeves… Some of you may even have understood it! For those of you who haven't seen the film the basic premise is that the earth and human beings have been taken over by machines who, in order to survive, have farmed the [...]
If SECRETARIAT is ranked 2nd greatest racing horse of all time, in the 20th century, then who is ranked #1?
I know very little about horse racing. I read on wikipedia and some other places, that SECRETARIAT is ranked 2nd all-time. I used to think he was the greatest. so…. who could be better that that horse? a little help please! In 1999 a panel of racing experts for Blood-Horse Magazine created a list of [...]
The unacheivable body shape of the malformed twiggy caused misery for millions of women who were told that is how they should look in order to be fashionable and the trend has continued ever since. Before that rounded women such as Bardot and Monroe were considered much more attractive than the skinny childrens figure models [...]
The work of Charles Darwin has been the subject of rancorous verbal abuse over the last decade, and even his name is synonymous in some circles with the imaginary "war on Christianity." Most of those people are likely unaware that Darwin himself was married to a deeply religious woman, and he agonized for years about [...]