AUTHOR: Evan Andrews
9 Things You May Not Know About Elizabeth Cady Stanton
November 12, 2015

Brash, uncompromising and fiercely intelligent, Elizabeth Cady Stanton spent more than 50 years as one of the leading voices of the American women’s rights movement. On the bicentennial of her birth, learn nine fascinating facts about the woman Susan B. Anthony called “the philosopher and statesman of our movement.” Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About the Battle of Agincourt
October 23, 2015

On its 600th anniversary, learn nine key facts about the most famous battle of the Hundred Years’ War. Read More

Remembering the Battle of Trafalgar
October 21, 2015

On October 21, 1805, British Admiral Horatio Nelson gambled on an unorthodox naval maneuver and defeated a superior French and Spanish fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar—but at the cost of his life. Read More

WWI Nurse Edith Cavell Executed, 100 Years Ago
October 9, 2015

A century ago, World War I nurse Edith Cavell faced a firing squad after she was caught funneling some 200 Allied troops out of German-occupied Belgium. Read More

The Deadliest Atlantic Hurricane, 235 Years Ago
October 9, 2015

Two hundred thirty-five years after the Great Hurricane of 1780 laid waste to the Caribbean, learn the story of the most destructive Atlantic storm in recorded history, which killed more than 22,000. Read More

How a Billy Goat “Cursed” the Chicago Cubs
October 6, 2015

Seventy years after a bar owner cast the infamous “Curse of the Billy Goat” on the Chicago Cubs, take a look back at one of baseball fandom’s strangest superstitions. Read More

The First Kennedy-Nixon Debate, 55 Years Ago
September 24, 2015

Presidential politics entered a new era 55 years ago, when John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon took part in the first televised debate in American history. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Satchel Paige
September 22, 2015

Fifty years after he became the oldest player in big league history, check out 10 facts about one of baseball’s most legendary showmen. Read More

Fidel Castro’s Wild New York Visit, 55 Years Ago
September 18, 2015

Fifty-five years ago, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro stole headlines and courted controversy during a two-week visit to address the United Nations in New York. Read More

The Mysterious Wall Street Bombing, 95 Years Ago
September 14, 2015

Ninety-five years after a dynamite-rigged carriage exploded on Wall Street, take a look back at one of the most mysterious terrorist attacks in American history. Read More