Leap of Faith: A WWII Story (Video)
May 22, 2015

This Memorial Day, HISTORY salutes Sergeant Hjalmar Johansson, who volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Corps at just 17 and spent six months in Nazi prison camps when his B-24 bomber was shot down on its first mission. Read More

This Year in History: 2013
December 31, 2013

Take a look back at some of the most compelling stories of 2013, as covered by History in the Headlines. Read More

Celebrate a Southpaw, It’s Left-Handers’ Day
August 13, 2013

August 13 marks the 21st annual celebration honoring left-handed achievements. Read More

Ancient Egyptian Pigments Gets a Second Chance to Shine
February 22, 2013

Once used to decorate pharaohs’ tombs, Egyptian blue might have modern applications in cutting-edge telecommunication technologies. Read More

This Year in History: 2012
December 28, 2012

As 2012 comes to an end, explore some of the year's stories, as covered by History in the Headlines. Read More

Tomb of Ancient Egyptian Princess Unearthed
November 15, 2012

Archaeologists have discovered the court and tomb of a previously unknown ancient Egyptian princess who lived some 4,500 years ago. Read More

The President’s Speech, From First Draft to Delivery
October 15, 2012

C. Edwin Vilade discusses his new book “The President’s Speech,” which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of presidential addresses. Read More

Remembering the First U.S. Olympic Team
July 20, 2012

Author Jim Reisler answers questions about America’s first Olympic team, the subject of his recent book. Read More

Q&A With David Talbot, Author of ‘Season of the Witch’
June 20, 2012

Find out about David Talbot’s new book, which focuses on San Francisco between 1967 and 1982, and enter for a chance to win a copy. Read More

A Daredevil History of Niagara Falls
June 15, 2012

As Nik Wallenda attempts to cross the gorge on a tightrope, explore the history of Niagara Falls and the daring stunts it has witnessed. Read More