History.com on Facebook
More to Explore
Follow Eustace, Tom and Marty as they devote their lives to surviving off the grid, on their own terms.
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
On this day in history, two national parks were established in the United States 10 years apart--the Grand Canyon in 1919 and the Grand Tetons in 1929. Located …
For most American kids, it wouldn’t be Halloween without trick-or-treating for candy; however, that wasn’t always the case.
What did Allied troops storming the beaches at Normandy carry in their knapsacks for sustenance?
For nearly 4,000 years, few foods have inspired such love and lust as that indulgent Valentine’s Day staple—chocolate.
Today hot chocolate might be thought of as a creamy treat for kids after a day of sledding and snowball fights, but it has been a source of strength and wellness for thousands of years.
How did lamb, eggs and chocolate become part of the Easter tradition?
Where does the tradition of presenting loved ones with Valentine’s Day chocolates come from?
Host Ian Knauer explores the ancient history of chocolate and prepares a batch of mouthwatering brownies.