Tag: US History

Heroic war stories that earned these unknown veterans the Medal of Honor

April 11, 2015: Barack Obama and Raúl Castro meet in Panama

April 9, 1865: General Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox

March 30, 1822: The Florida Territory is created

March 11, 1861: The Constitution of the Confederate States of America is adopted

February 23, 1903: Cuba signs a lease to the US for Guantánamo Bay

February 19, 1847: Rescuers reach the Donner Party

February 11, 1943: Eisenhower promoted to four-star General of the US Army

January 25, 1881: Alexander Graham Bell forms Oriental Telephone Company with Thomas Edison

John Hancock: The man who financed the American Revolution

World War II veteran returns to Germany to solve a mystery that’s been haunting him for 70 years

December 4th, 1881: The first edition of LA Times is published

November 2,1889: The Dakotas are admitted as the 39th and 40th states

You need to hear about the former slave who became a legendary mail carrier in the Old West

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

How the Ho-Chunk Nation not only survived the odds but made a comeback

Hidden Room Of Thomas Jefferson’s Mansion Solves 200 Year Old Mystery

Finding her voice: Why Eleanor Roosevelt is our favorite wallflower

Amelia Earhart? Try Jerrie Mock: The first woman to successfully fly around the world

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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