Karl Marx

Today in History, February 21

Here is what happened today in history, February 21. 1848 The first German edition of the Manifesto of the Communist Party, written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, was published. 1876 From the forerunners of contemporary abstract sculpture, the Romanian sculptor Constantine Brancusi was born. Constantine Brancusi is Romanian. However, he had most his important […]

Nikolaus_Kopernikus

Today in History, February 20

Here is what happened today in history, February 20 1473 Nicolaus Copernicus, the founder of modern astronomy, was born in Poland. Copernicus, after completing his basic education, specialized in mathematics and astronomy, continuing his studies in Krakow in 1492. Returning home in 1494, Copernicus went to Italy for religious education under the influence of his uncle, […]

Space shuttle Enterprise

Today in History, February 18

Here is what happened in the history on February 18. 1294 Kubilay Khan, Mongol emperor Kubilay Khan (birth 1215 – death 1294) was the founder of the Mongol empire, the founder of the Yuan Dynasty in China and the first emperor. Toluy and Sorghaghtani Beki’s second son; he is the grandson of Genghis Khan. Brother of […]

Today in History, February 14

Welcome to Today in History! Here below is what happened in the past on February 14th. 270 Today is the death day of the St. Valentine. After his death February 14 is celebrated in memory of him. Roman Emperor II. Cladius, killed the priest named St. Valentinus in the year 270 . In 496, Pope […]

Today in History, February 12

We are in a new broadcast series. Have you ever wondered what happened today at different times in history? If you answer yes, we leave you alone with our new article series;  Today in History. 12.02.1502 Vasco da Gama went on his second trip from Lisbon to India. He made his first trip in 1496. […]