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June 15, 1215: King John signs the Magna Carta

The legend of the Second Boer War

April 16, 1705: Isaac Newton is knighted at Trinity College, Cambridge

March 25, 1306: Robert the Bruce crowned King of Scots

March 24, 1603: James VI of Scotland rules England and Ireland as James I

Famous UK folk singer who had gone missing resurfaces 30 years later

Unfortunate ‘booted man’ discovered encased in mud in London

The history of impeachment, and the 14th-century Baron who changed the world

December 8, 1660: First woman performs in Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’

Someone entered a horse in a race against trains

King Charles II made sure three people died… twice

September 17, 1630: Boston, Massachusetts is finally founded

September 11th, 1951: Florence Chadwick becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel

The mad monk Rasputin and the Romanovs: 100 years later

Breathtaking colored photos from WWII

30 of the world’s oldest living celebrities are stepping back into the spotlight

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

Underwater espionage: The surprising history of marine mammals and military service

General 06.11.19

Young Joseph Stalin before he was a crazy dictator


Alabama aims to challenge historical Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision

Rhinestones, sunglasses, and rock ‘n’ roll: Elton John, the musical genius

World 06.10.19

How did the Mexican revolution begin?

Ancient 06.09.19

Hidden prehistoric city uncovered beneath Lake Titicaca

US 06.08.19

The legendary life of Civil Rights activist Ella Baker

An American tragedy: The Lindbergh baby kidnapping

New species of hominid found in Philippine cave

Technology, US, World 06.06.19

Behind the scenes: Photos of the first moon landing on 50th anniversary

The legend of the Second Boer War

30 of the most expensive mistakes in history

What if D-Day failed? The speech Eisenhower never had to give

US 06.05.19

Wild West history: Belle Starr and the James Gang


Vintage photos show what happened in Vegas didn’t always stay in Vegas

The story of Albert Fish: The first serial killer in America

How passengers lived their best life on the Titanic before it went under

Rock and roll’s most electric lead singers


What exactly does the Constitution give the executive branch the power to do?

The legend of the Mothman

Ancient 06.01.19

The real Ivar the Boneless was even scarier than his ‘Vikings’ character

General 05.30.19

Fans are nodding their heads after seeing Netflix’s first ‘Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance’ trailer

US, World 05.28.19

15 Priceless historical monuments that were destroyed and rebuilt

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