The go-to gift for history buffs always seems to be either a book or a t-shirt, which after a few years becomes boring. Plus, there are only so many wordy books one can plow through. But in reality, there are so many other gifts that could inspire and delight the history lover in your world. This article shares 10 stellar ideas for your history buff.
In the first week of October of 1964, 57 East German refugees were able to escape through a tunnel dug by a group of students and others from West Germany. This was the largest and most successful tunnel escape during this era.
The 1937 opening of the Golden Gate Bridge was a week-long affair dubbed the “Golden Gate Fiesta. “ The event started with a pedestrian only opening on May 27th and then opened to automobiles on May 28th after US President, Franklin D. Roosevelt pressed a telegraph key.
Abraham Lincoln was marked for death from the minute he was elected. Apparently, even he understood his grave fate. I recently read “The Lincoln Conspiracy,” by bestselling authors, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch which details the very first, purported attempt on his life prior to his inauguration on March 4,1861.
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