The shocking assassination of President John F. Kennedy is one of the darkest days in U.S. history, and one that irrevocably changed the course of the nation. Now, almost 55 years after Lee Harvey Oswald robbed the country of its young and promising leader, a critical relic from that fateful day will be put on display…
Baseball fanatics, take note, because this might be your chance to own a legendary piece of sports history: The little boy who caught Derek Jeter’s last home-run ball is up for auction!
While historians have long debated how the Great Pyramids were constructed, a new theory has emerged that may put all other arguments to rest: It’s now believed that the Egyptians finished the pyramids in, like, a two-week stretch where they were in the zone and it just flowed out of them.
Across the nation, communities have opted to remove Confederate statues that glorify a violently racist past. While those decisions have come with some controversy, it’s nothing compared to the tough call that Fayetteville, NC is currently trying to make. They don’t know whether it’s okay to tear down a statue of a…
In 1971, David Bowie sat for jury duty for a vandalism case and had the time of his life. Bowie loved jury duty so much that he spent the rest of his life obsessively creating new personas to get another shot at the jury box. Here are the four unforgettable David Bowie personas that the rock ’n’ roll legend created in…
The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., is full of incredible exhibits about the history of flight, but its newest acquisition might be its best one yet! It was just announced that the museum has acquired the bird that the Wright brothers sat on top of in order to research the science of aviation!
The untimely death of President John F. Kennedy shocked a nation, and America stills mourns the fallen leader as a lost symbol of hope and progress. Now, more than 50 years after President Kennedy’s death, a crucial piece of history from that tragic day will be on display for the public: For the first time in decades,…
If you’re baseball card collector, then get ready for some absolutely incredible news. The world-renowned card manufacturer Topps just announced that it will be producing a limited-edition set of Hall of Famer baseball cards that include each legendary player’s stance on the controversial issue of abortion.
If you love history, then you’re going to want to check out this fascinating video about the 16th president.
Wow! Imagine being such an important part of Disney history!
It’s been more than 90 years since the birth of the SAT, and a whole lot has changed since then, both on the test and in the world. These incredible questions from that original test offer a fascinating glimpse of what high school students were expected to know to get into college back in that long-gone era.
If you’re getting tired of baseball games dragging on endlessly for hours, you’re in luck. In an attempt to speed up games and boost ratings, the MLB will no longer allow pitchers to deliver stirring monologues between every pitch.
War is brutal and horrifying, but every now and then, individual soldiers act so courageously in the face of death and bloodshed that their brave actions get remembered for decades, and even centuries, afterward. Here are the five most heroic individual battlefield feats in the history of war.
Watch out, Wisconsin, because political turmoil is heading your way.
Get ready for a totally awesome look into the past!
From humble Liverpool beginnings to becoming the most iconic band of all time, the Fab Four has had a long and storied history. Here’s a primer on The Beatles, so you can sound like a bona fide expert if this paradigm-shifting band ever comes up in conversation.
You might have learned about the pyramids back in high school, but chances are, you never learned about stuff like this. So buckle up, because these 20 facts about ancient Egypt will absolutely BLOW your MIND!
For months at a time, these historic murder trials dominated the news and left the American people watching their televisions with bated breath.
It seems like no matter how hard publishers try to make history books comprehensive, they always end up leaving some important stuff out. But at last, one textbook company is dedicating some attention to a pivotal event that has been excluded from too many historical narratives. McGraw-Hill’s new history textbook will…