- Tomb Dating From the Time of Alexander the Great Found in Northern Greece
- The Last Hours of the Nixon Presidency, 40 Years Ago
- The Twin Towers High-Wire Walk, 40 Years Ago
- Evidence of Gruesome Ancient Ritual Unearthed in Denmark
- 7 Fascinating Facts About the Panama Canal
- 9 Things You May Not Know About Alfred Hitchcock
- The Battle of Mobile Bay, 150 Years Ago
- 9 Things You May Not Know About Lizzie Borden
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
The modern United States receives its crowning star when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a proclamation admitting Hawaii into the Union as the 50th state. …
Nicolas-Jacques Pelletier became the first of thousands to be executed by the guillotine 220 years ago today.
British researchers have found the final resting place of Derek Allen, a Royal Air Force pilot who went missing in 1940.
To commemorate Joan of Arc’s 600th birthday, explore some facts about the legendary “Maid of Orléans” that might come as a surprise.
After a century-long ban, France has legalized absinthe, a potion with a rich history that artists once prized for its supposed hallucinogenic effects.