About The Historical Diaries

My name is Samantha James and I am the author of The Historical Diaries blog. I love reading, writing, and history fiercely. It is a never ending journey and passion!

DID THE ROMANS CREATE THE FIRST NEWSPAPER?

A form of daily reports created by the Romans was called Acta Diurna, It was often referred to as simply Acta or Diurna The contents of this included things that were happening in the empire.

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When Roosevelt Told Opposing Supreme Court Justices to Get Lost

On February 5, 1937, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt  announced his intention to expand the Supreme Court to as many as 15 justices. The move was clearly a political one. Roosevelt was trying to “pack” the court and in turn make the nation’s highest court a completely liberal entity. Republicans cried foul.

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