Tales from History
582    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/08/2023
Born on 15 February 1910 in Warsaw, Poland, Irena Stanisława Sendler initially grew up in Otwock, a town about 24 km southeast of Warsaw..
August, 2023
599    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/06/2023
Salamo Arouch, a Jewish boxer, was forced to step through the ropes of a boxing ring in the Auschwitz concentration camp and fight to win to save his life.
June, 2023
631    Dibyendu Banerjee    29/04/2023
Salem Witch Trials were a series of prosecutions of more than 200 people accused of practicing witchcraft in the village of Salem in colonial Massachusetts, ...
April, 2023
756    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/03/2023
Geisha, one of the oldest cultures and traditional practices of Japan, are a class of female professional entertainers, trained in a variety of Japanese tra ...
March, 2023
874    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/01/2023
Lady Edwina Mountbatten strongly felt that Jawaharlal Nehru was not like her other conquests and she did her best to create a good impression on him.
January, 2023
585    Dibyendu Banerjee    23/11/2022
Kate Warne, the first female detective of America, saved the life of President-elect Abraham Lincoln by uncovering the plot of his assassination.
November, 2022
937    Dibyendu Banerjee    14/10/2022
For the people of Poland, the Katyn Massacre was an attack on the Polish nation, aimed to prevent the rebuilding of a sovereign Polish state.
October, 2022
896    Dibyendu Banerjee    31/08/2022
Located near the border with Belarus and named after the nearby Pripyat River, the city of Pripyat was founded on 4 November 1970 as a nuclear city in the S ...
August, 2022
774    Dibyendu Banerjee    27/07/2022
The great man-made famine in Ukraine or Terror Famine in Ukraine, which killed millions of Ukrainians during 1931-1932, became infamous in history as Holod ...
July, 2022
1052    Dibyendu Banerjee    22/06/2022
Born on 2 February 1938 in Bucha, a small village near Ukraine’s capital of Kyiv, Lyubov Panchenko was a revolutionary folk artist who overcame a lifetime ...
June, 2022
934    Dibyendu Banerjee    18/05/2022
Hedy Lamarr, an Austria born American actress born as Hedwig Eva Kiesler in Vienna, Austria on 9 November 1914, co-invented a radio guidance system.
May, 2022
1198    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/04/2022
The journey through the Holocaust was a forced death march of around 2000 Jewish women, without sufficient food, rest and sufficient garments in freezing co ...
April, 2022
1644    Dibyendu Banerjee    01/01/2022
Born to a peasant family in Pokrovskoye, a small village in Western Siberia in 1869, Gregorian Yefimovich Rasputin, the so-called Mad Monk, revered.
January, 2022
1323    Dibyendu Banerjee    28/11/2021
The Tuileries Palace or Palais de Tuileries, which once stood on the right bank of the River Seine, displaying an immense façade of 873 feet (266 m).
November, 2021
8760    Dibyendu Banerjee    27/10/2021
It is believed that Tishyaraksha or Tishyarakshita, a beautiful young woman, was initially a favourite maid of Ashoka’s chief queen, Asandhimitra. She was ...
October, 2021
1053    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/08/2021
Nikolai II Alexandrovich Romanov, the last Emperor of Russia, was brutally executed along with his wife and children by Bolshevik secret police on 17 July 1918.
August, 2021
999    Dibyendu Banerjee    14/07/2021
Marie Antoinette, the youngest daughter of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, was used as a pawn on the diplomatic chessboard of Europe.
July, 2021
1804    Dibyendu Banerjee    04/03/2021
Rabindranath Tagores play Dak Ghar, or the Post Office was performed by the children of an orphanage run by Janusz Korczak, in Warsaw Ghetto.
March, 2021
1455    Dibyendu Banerjee    17/01/2021
Anne Boleyn was born to Lady Elizabeth Howard and Thomas Boleyn, a respected diplomat with a gift for languages and a favourite of Henry VII of England.
January, 2021
2981    Dibyendu Banerjee    13/12/2020
The sexual life of Adolf Hitler, the man responsible for the deaths of more than 70 million people, has long been a subject of historical research.
December, 2020
1432    Dibyendu Banerjee    13/10/2020
The Kissing Soldier is a famous photograph that portrayed a US Navy sailor holding and kissing a total stranger, a female dental assistant.
October, 2020
1082    Dibyendu Banerjee    26/09/2020
The woman they arrested was Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872, about 50 years before women could vote.
September, 2020
2624    Dibyendu Banerjee    08/08/2020
Ilona Marita Lorenz, born in Bremen, Germany on 18 August 1939, was once known as the sexy mistress of Fidel Castro.
August, 2020
2016    Dibyendu Banerjee    27/06/2020
The Napalm girl is best known in the world as the nine-year-old girl depicted in the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph, crying and running naked on a road i ...
June, 2020
2447    Dibyendu Banerjee    11/06/2020
A little over 450 years ago, Lady Jane Grey, a young girl of sixteen, was proclaimed Queen of England. She became famous not only because her reign was to l ...
June, 2020
2343    Dibyendu Banerjee    20/05/2020
On the fateful night of 9 November 1938, suddenly Nazis in Germany started to plunder, vandalize and torch the Jewish synagogues, Jewish homes, schools, cem ...
May, 2020
4912    Dibyendu Banerjee    02/10/2019
The actual nature of the relationship between Adolf Hitler and his young half-niece Geli Raubal is shrouded in the mist of mystery. She was an unusual beaut ...
October, 2019
2817    Dibyendu Banerjee    07/08/2019
Since his early days, Adolf Hitler wanted to become a painter and had the burning desire to attend the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.
August, 2019
2030    Dibyendu Banerjee    23/07/2019
This is the story of a steamy portrait of Queen Victoria, the portrait that had been kept behind the closed doors of Windsor Castle for more than a century.
July, 2019
2431    Dibyendu Banerjee    24/04/2019
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, is famous for abolishing slavery. He is also famous for his iconic beards
April, 2019
Albert Einstein
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Albert Einstein
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