Author: Leslie Gonzalez

Priceless art would have been lost to WWII if it weren’t for a bunch of nerds

Cat lovers, farmers, and ski enthusiasts? Lesser-known facts about the Vikings

Spy, visionary, and icon: The complicated legacy of Coco Chanel

Bobby Dunbar mystery solved? DNA test puts 100 year-old mystery to rest

The Voyager missions: Photos, facts, and quotes of epic proportions

30 vintage advertisements that will make you squirm

Recently discovered photo album reveals why the Titanic sank so quickly

Anything for beauty: 15 extreme beauty trends of the past

15 accidental inventions that changed the world

More sea urchins! The history of cloning

Fiercest women in history

Rare last photos of extinct animals

New theories on the fate of the ghost ship Mary Celeste

New discovery makes historians reconsider the origin of the bubonic plague

Facts you didn’t know about Queen Elizabeth II

The origin of Father’s Day: One woman’s desire to honor her veteran father

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


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


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


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


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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