Author: Matthew Black

The world’s first Photoshop expert: Stalin’s history of the Soviet Union

The River of Doubt: Teddy Roosevelt’s perilous Amazon adventure

Lucky Luciano and La Cosa Nostra

The outlaws and lawmen who put the “Wild” in Wild West

The mad monk Rasputin and the Romanovs: 100 years later

Not about it! The history of counterculture

Everything you need to know to understand today’s Supreme Court

History’s greatest rescues

The strange tale of the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash

Where is Jimmy Hoffa?

The worst military leaders since Napoleon

The many faces of DB Cooper

1968 — The year that tore America apart, 50 years later

New letter reopens the case of the Alcatraz escapees

Breathtaking colored photos from WWII

It’s complicated: The volatile relationship between North Korea and the United States

Meet the woman who worked for free to win the Nobel Prize in Physics

November 11, 1969: The Doors frontman Jim Morrison is arrested by the FBI

History Today 11.10.18

November 10th, 1940: Walt Disney started a 25-year relationship working with the FBI

History Today 11.09.18

November 9th, 1799: Napoleon becomes Emperor of France

History Today 11.08.18

November 8th, 1895: Wilhelm Röntgen discovers x-rays

History Today 11.07.18

November 7th, 1874: Republican party depicted as an elephant by Thomas Nast

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Hollywood blockbusters with glaring historical inaccuracies

Take a tasty trip back in time at the oldest restaurant in the world

These Stalinism survivors created a unique Korean fusion cuisine that will make your mouth water

Man discovers invaluable hidden treasure while fixing his toilet

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Rare Civil War photos capture America’s greatest war

History Today 11.06.18

November 6, 1913: Gandi arrested in South Africa

This rusty coin prevented an impromptu shave— its current worth will surprise you

This underground city is carved entirely out of salt rock— and it’s super cool

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Meet Sergeant Stubby: The first dog in American history to be awarded military rank

History Today 11.05.18

November 5th, 1940: FDR is elected for a third term

Gems that kill: Scandalous stories behind cursed and looted jewelry

One surprising effect of the black plague? A longer life span

The ‘Women in White’ who have terrorized people for centuries

Kemetism: Ancient Egyptian religion revived in the modern age

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Secret room discovered under house turns out to be part of American history

History Today 11.04.18

November 4, 1922: Howard Carter discovers King Tut’s tomb

This perfectly-preserved shrine in Pompeii takes you back in time

After 32 years, Chernobyl is still as deadly as ever

On the front lines: Fighting in a Viking raid

History Today 11.03.18

November 3, 1954: Godzilla is unleashed into the world

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