- Has Jack the Ripper’s Identity Been Revealed?
- The Dutch Surrender New Netherland, 350 Years Ago
- Ship From Doomed Arctic Expedition Found After 170 Years
- 9 Things You May Not Know About “The Star-Spangled Banner”
- The Strange Case of Emperor Norton I of the United States
- The History Behind the Scottish Independence Vote
- The First Battle of the Marne, 100 Years Ago
- Tomb Dating From the Time of Alexander the Great Found in Northern Greece
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 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issues a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which sets a date for the freedom of more than 3 million black sl…
Danish archeologists have found evidence that the bodies of a vanquished Iron Age army were ritualistically desecrated as part of a grisly religious sacrifice
Ongoing research on two 2,000-year-old corpses preserved in the peat bogs of Denmark reveals that they both traveled from elsewhere before their deaths.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of more than 200 warriors who were thrown into a Danish lake some 2,000 years ago.