Author: Randal Hilgendorf

Randal Hilgendorf

Randall Hilgendorf is a freelance writer and editor. When he's not writing, he’s mostly likely to be found with a good book and entirely too much coffee.

August 2, 1876: Gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok dies in a cloud of gunsmoke

Viking cats were super different than our cats today

May 26, 1897: Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ hits the shelves in London

May 22, 1859: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is born

May 8, 1541: Hernando de Soto crosses the Mississippi River

May 7, 1994: “The Scream” by Edvard Munch recovered after art theft