- 9 Things You May Not Know About Lizzie Borden
- 5 Things You May Not Know About Queen Victoria
- Baby Found Hidden in Coffin of Mummified Swedish Bishop
- 5 Things You May Not Know About Lincoln, Slavery and Emancipation
- 7 Things You May Not Know About the Battle of Waterloo
- 8 Things You Should Know About Checkpoint Charlie
- 1,500 Years Later, Killer Animal Elevator Returns to Colosseum
- 10 Things You May Not Know About the War of 1812
This Day in History
On the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s last attempt at breaking the Union line ends in disastrous failure, bringing t…
More to Explore
Catch up on new discoveries, explore important anniversaries and get the history behind today's headlines.
Count your way through history with eye-opening lineups of events, figures, facts and more.
Myths debunked, truths revealed and your most burning history questions answered.
Explore food facts and get the story behind your favorite dishes.
Eighty-five years after the beginning of Hollywood’s most famous era of self-censorship, learn the stories behind eight famous films that tested the limits of what was acceptable content for the silver screen
California archaeologists have unearthed a piece of Hollywood history—a plaster sphinx from the 1923 Cecil B. DeMille epic “The Ten Commandments.”
Ninety years after the Hollywood sign went up, explore some surprising facts about this famed symbol of the U.S. movie industry.