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  • Throwback Thursday for May 23

    1431: The British threatened Joan of Arc with being burned alive. She was a French military commander who wore men’s clothes and claimed to ...
  • New updates to Biography for Beginners

    New entries added to FactCite Biography for Beginners in 2019 Name Abstract Baird, Minnie (1945–) American handbag designer. Barnum...
  • Throwback Thursday for May 16

    1801: Secretary of State William Henry Seward was born in Florida, New York. He was a lawyer who served in the New York State Senate and ...
  • FactCite Updates

    We have a torrent of new content that's just been released. Here are the pages that have been updated: J.R.R. Tolkien Florence Price Lorenzo de Me...
  • Throwback Thursday for May 9

    Here is what happened on May 9! 1502: Christopher Columbus began his last expedition to the New World. He went to Cape Honduras and ran int...
  • Throwback Thursday 5/2/19

    Here is what happened on May 2! 1519: Leonardo da Vinci died in Cloux, France. Da Vinci was an architect, civil engineer, painter, and more...
  • FactCite Update

    We updated our page on John Havlicek to include his recent passing. He is considered to have been one of the top 50 greatest basketball players of ...
  • Throwback Thursday 3/7/19

    Here is what happened on March 7! 1825: The University of Virginia opened. Located in Charlottesville, the school was founded by Thomas Jef...
  • Throwback Thursday 5/25!

    Here's what happened on May 25th! 1787: The Constitutional Convention took place in Philadelphia. The purpose of the convention was to create a Co...
  • Throwback Thursday 5/18!

    Here's what happened on May 18th! 1804: After what is known as the most remarkable example of a coup d'état, which occurred in 1799, Napoleon I wa...
  • Throwback Thursday 4/27!

    Here's what happened on April 27th! 1521: Explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed on the island of Mactan in the Philipines during a tribal skirmis...
  • Throwback Thursday March 30th!

    Here's what happened on March 30th! 1746: Spanish painter Francisco Goya was born in Fuendetodos, Spain. Goya rejected the obsessive detail and te...