Category: Today in history

New major discovery as georadar locates buried Viking ship

Mexican Americans turned on each other during the Civil War

106-year-old Union soldier honored as last surviving Civil War combatant

You can now read Leonardo da Vinci’s private notebooks online

September 10th, 1509: Earthquake known as “The Lesser Judgment Day” hits Constantinople

September 9th 1956: Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show

NASA’s ‘hidden figure’ Katherine Johnson turns 100

September 7th, 1911: French poet arrested for stealing Mona Lisa from Louvre

Kesh: Ireland’s legendary caves of wonder and beauty continue to enchant and mystify

Signalman Jack: The baboon railroad worker with a perfect record

Ancient 11.18.18

The Tomb of Kaires, the ‘Keeper of the Secret’ and the Pharoah’s ‘Sole Friend’, found in Egypt

New major discovery as georadar locates buried Viking ship

November 18th, 1872: Activist Susan B. Anthony is arrested for voting

Before Roswell, Maury Island had an even weirder alien encounter

One tough man walked through life with a knife for a hand

November 17th, 1894: H. H. Holmes is arrested

General 11.16.18

‘Cast Away’ becomes real for this brave man who survived 14 months lost at sea

‘Gate To Hell’ takes its own animal sacrifices and scientists tell us why

November 16th, 1945: UNESCO is founded

World 11.15.18

The king of Queen: The inspiring and tragic life of Freddie Mercury

Ridiculous Cold War combat vehicles

Mexican Americans turned on each other during the Civil War

The Aztecs were obsessed with human sacrifice— here’s why

November 15th, 1791: Georgetown University opens its doors

World 11.14.18

Only Australians under 40 speak this new language

Did a Neanderthal child get eaten by a giant bird?

November 14, 1908: Albert Einstein presents quantum theory on light

History Today 11.13.18

November 13th, 1987: Van Gogh painting sells for record-breaking amount

General 11.12.18

Archaeologists discover foundations of Wolf Hall, where Henry VIII fell for Jane Seymour

November 12, 1966: Buzz Aldrin takes the first space selfie

Ancient civilization leaves behind baffling rock art in India

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Craziest Black Friday moments in history

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Vintage photos of Jackie O

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