Author: Matthew Black

Matthew Black

Matthew Black was born and raised in Seattle, WA and currently resides in San Diego, CA. Receiving an honors degree in history from the University of Washington, Matthew has since published a book and over a hundred web and print articles on a vast array of subjects. A man of many interests, he coaches soccer and travels the world when he’s not writing articles for History 101. He likes to say, “the devil’s in the details” and uses that approach to pour much of his energy into the research process.

A look at celebrity costumes of Halloween past

Secrets reveal the truth behind this abandoned NY mansion

27 famous people who predicted their own demise

Grandchildren who look exactly like their celebrity grandparents

Vintage photos reveal the glamour of the ‘golden age of air travel’

13 times ‘The Simpsons’ predicted the future

27 of the most inaccurate war movies of all time

The most boneheaded assassination attempts in recent history

You won’t believe what these historical figures sounded like