History In The Headlines

Author: History.com Staff


Life on Mars?

Three and a half billion years ago, Mars was home to a vast ocean fed by scores of rivers and lakes, according to one study.

Members of the Uruguay national football team in 1930, the year they won the inaugural World Cup.

80 Years of World Cup Facts

Ever since it first took place in Uruguay in 1930, the World Cup has provided a steady stream of memorable moments and astonishing feats.


Early Environmentalists

The concept of green living may be new, but humans have been reducing, reusing and recycling throughout history.