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The Ides of March– the Day the Red River Valley Faced the Deadliest Blizzard...

On this day in 1941, furious winds faced unpreparedness. The inhabitants of the Red River Valley region had little chance against the most severe storm of the century.

Kepler – The Astronomer Who Was Guided By Divine Providence

On this day 399 years ago, German astronomer Johannes Kepler formulated the third law of planetary motion.

The Discovery of Radioactivity – That Time the Sun Didn’t Shine In Paris

On this day, 121 years ago, Henri Becquerel opened the drawer where he kept his photographic plates and realized his experiments took an unexpected turn.