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.

Mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors

Revisiting Woodstock with those who went, 50 years later

How Rocky and Rambo brought down the Soviet Union

The first presidential debate featured two women, and it happened in 1956

You won’t believe these celebrities served in the military

The sizzling story of the Rat Pack, Marilyn Monroe, and the president

Did you forget to celebrate Independence Day yesterday?

27 of the most-watched events in history

CGI shows what rock stars would look like if they were alive today