Monthly Archives: January 2016

Atlanta Druggist Invents Coca-Cola as a Cure for Morphine Addiction

John Pemberton was born July 8, 1831, in Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, and went on to earn a degree in Pharmacy from the Reform Medical College of Georgia. Shortly afterward, he married Ann Clifford Lewis of Columbus, Georgia, and their … Continue reading

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Lady Godiva Protests a Tax Increase

In 1030, the English were still under Danish rule. In return for loyalty and certain favors, King Canute gave the rich Earldom of East Mercia to a man named Leofric (960-1057.) Leofric was the son of the previous earl, and … Continue reading

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