History In The Headlines

Category: Disasters

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History’s Worst Nuclear Disasters

As experts scramble to stem the mounting crisis in Japan, we take a look at four of the most devastating nuclear accidents to date.

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Beer from 19th-Century Shipwreck May Be Brewed Again

Finnish researchers hope to crack the recipe of 200-year-old beer found in a Baltic shipwreck and recreate it for today’s drinkers.

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Amazing Rescues

These incredible rescue operations saved lives, brought together communities and captivated millions of well-wishers around the world.