- 6 Famous Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities
- 7 Historical Treasures Discovered by Accident
- 6 Viking Leaders You Should Know
- 6 Historical Figures Who May or May Not Have Existed
- 10 Things You May Not Know About the Vikings
- 6 Ancient Naval Battles
- 11 Things You May Not Know About Ancient Egypt
- 8 Reasons Why Rome Fell
History.com on Facebook
More to Explore
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
At 4 a.m. on March 28, 1979, the worst accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry begins when a pressure valve in the Unit-2 reactor at Three Mi…
From Martin Luther King’s immortal jailhouse letter to a classic of philosophy completed on death row, get the facts on eight of the most influential and incendiary works written from behind bars.
Find out more about the extraordinary circumstances of seven of history’s most unlikely friendships.
Explore fascinating facts about the life and legacy of England’s famous and mysterious Bard.
Find out more about the unusual origin stories behind 10 everyday phrases.