- 10 Things You May Not Know About Muhammad Ali
- Andersonville, 150 Years Ago
- Scientists Probe Mystery Behind Chile’s Ancient Whale Graveyard
- New Study Reveals Source of Stonehenge Rocks
- Scientists Confirm Crystal as Oldest Piece of Earth’s Crust
- Gunfire Erupts Inside U.S. Capitol, 60 Years Ago
- 9 Things You May Not Know About Lizzie Borden
- From King Cake to Zulu Coconuts: The History of 6 Mardi Gras Traditions
History.com on Facebook
More to Explore
Follow Eustace, Tom and Marty as they devote their lives to surviving off the grid, on their own terms.
Get the real story behind this famous World War II icon.
Explore 7 ways the battle changed the course of the Civil War.
Watch the exclusive web series.
This Day in History
On this day in 1933, eight days after his inauguration, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gives his first national radio address or "fireside chat," bro…
As Brazil disinters the remains of its former president to investigate claims he was murdered, explore 10 of history’s most famous exhumations.
A new cemetery in Russia will be the final resting place of 70,000 Wehrmacht soldiers killed on the Eastern Front.
As America celebrates the 125th anniversary of Jim Thorpe’s birth, a judge has ordered his remains to be moved to his native Oklahoma.
New studies involving prehistoric dogs are enabling scientists to form important conclusions about the history of humans and their most devoted companions.
DNA testing has confirmed that the remains found last fall under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester are those of Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of England.
Archaeologists have discovered the court and tomb of a previously unknown ancient Egyptian princess who lived some 4,500 years ago.
Archaeologists searching for the lost grave of King Richard III might have unearthed his remains in the English city of Leicester.
British researchers have found the final resting place of Derek Allen, a Royal Air Force pilot who went missing in 1940.
Excavations in Sweden revealed 8,000-year-old skulls impaled with stakes that might have been battle trophies or part of a complex burial ritual.