- Lost World War II Bomber Crew Found After 69 Years
- Have Researchers Found Amelia Earhart’s Plane?
- A Flag Day History of the Stars and Stripes
- Has Jimmy Hoffa Finally Been Found?
- 10 Things You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln
- 5 Facts About Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona
- English Channel Yields Rare World War II Find
- Letters Shed New Light on World War I’s Christmas Truce
History.com on Facebook
More to Explore
Meet Rollo, a natural-born fighter forced to live in his brother's shadow.
More than 2.5 million rivets hold together this Paris landmark.
Check out some of Troy's most memorable moments from the swamp.
Explore 10 things you may not know about the annual basketball tournament.
This Day in History
Rosenbergs executed, 1953
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison i…
Category: John F. Kennedy
Fifty years after one of history’s most famous art exhibits, find out how two enigmatic women—Jackie Kennedy and the Mona Lisa—came together to captivate the nation.
On the 50th anniversary of the start of the Cuban Missile Crisis, explore 10 surprising facts about the Cold War’s most dangerous moment.
As the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates finally meet face to face, explore seven surprising facts about the history of presidential debates.
As people around the globe celebrate World Handshake Day, explore eight of history’s most famous handshakes.
Marilyn Monroe serenaded John F. Kennedy 50 years ago with a sultry version of “Happy Birthday.”
Explore the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis—wife, mother, first lady, trendsetter, preservationist, arts patron, editor and American icon.
The historic tree, located in Arlington National Cemetery, was uprooted last weekend by Hurricane Irene.