AUTHOR: History.com Staff
History’s Great Romantics
February 11, 2014

From poets and presidents to kings and courtesans, find out more about 10 of history's most famous tales of love and loss. Read More

6 Secrets of King Tut
January 3, 2014

Ninety years after his sarcophagus was uncovered, explore six surprising facts about King Tut. Read More

Major Blizzards in U.S. History
January 2, 2014

We trudge back in time to revisit some of the worst winter storms in U.S. history. Read More

5 U.S. Presidents Who Taught School
October 1, 2013

Meet five U.S. presidents who spent part of their early careers shaping young minds in the classroom. Read More

The House That J. Edgar Built: FBI Facts
September 24, 2013

Read on for some interesting facts about the agency Hoover helped shape and ran for nearly five decades. Read More

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Secret Agents in Hoop Skirts: Women Spies of the Civil War
September 3, 2013

Find out more about Rose O'Neal Greenhow and three other female informants who played a significant role in America’s bloodiest conflict. Read More

7 Unusual Myths and Theories About the Moon
August 27, 2013

Explore some of the theories earthlings have entertained about the moon throughout history. Read More

10 Things You Didn’t Know About William Shakespeare
July 16, 2013

Explore fascinating facts about the life and legacy of England’s famous and mysterious Bard. Read More

Summer Solstice Traditions
June 18, 2013

The summer solstice, which falls on June 21 in the northern hemisphere this year, was a day of great significance for many past civilizations. Read More

5 Great Mummy Discoveries
May 28, 2013

Today, mummies are some of the most prized and highly valued artifacts of antiquity, but it might surprise you to know that prior to the 19th century, this wasn’t always the case. Read More

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