Learn about the impact that the steam car had on the automobile industry, and then what eventually led to its downfall.
The life story of Gordon Parks. Parks was one of the best known photographer of the 20th century, learn about what he did during his life.
Learn about the origins and explanations behind 6 Ancient Greek myths. Find out about the real-life origins of Cyclops, Minotaur, and more!
Read 32 fascinating facts about the First World War you may not know! WWI was a worldwide conflict between the Allied and Central powers.
Learn about the Chinese Cultural Revolution that took place at the start of the 20th century under the leadership of Mao Tse Tung.
The interesting story of when Jack Johnson, former heavyweight boxing champion, and Oscar Wilde’s nephew, Arthur Cravan met in a boxing ring in 1916.
What did the people of the tudor dynasty wear? Learn about the clothing that the royals and noblemen wore, as well as what the civillians did.
Read about 11 interesting facts about the life of a Roman that lived in the Roman Empire that lived in the first few centuries AD.
Learn about 7 fascinating facts about Ancient Egypt that you might not have known before reading. This covers parts of many Kingdoms of Egypt.
Interesting facts about the lead up to the Russian Revolution, and the years following the foundation of the Soviet Union.
Explore 20 interesting photographs from the United States Civil Rights Movement in color that have been masterfully colorized by an expert.
Learn about the scandal involving US President Jimmy Carter and a swimming killer rabbit potentially destroying Carter’s re-election hopes.
Find out interesting facts about one of the most famous and well documented monarchies in history. The Tudors were certainly interesting!
Learn about interesting facts that have happened throughout the history of the United States presidential debates, a key part of the election.
Learn about 11 languages that were spoken around the world that have since become extinct in the last 15 years.
Read a biography of Kaiser Wilhelm II, the Last Emperor of the German Empire. Find out what he did following his abdication after World War I.
Learn 10 fascinating facts about legendary heavyweight boxer and activist, Muhammad Ali, formerly known as Cassius Clay.
White Wolf Chief John Smith, is reportedly the oldest Native American in history, with people claiming he lived up to 138 years.
The story of the first United States Native American Olympic gold medalist, Jim Thorpe, and the debate over where he should be buried.
Learn about the three monarchs at the head of major world powers in the First World War and how they were all cousins related to each other.
An American author and advocate for people with disabilities, Hellen Keller was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Her life tells the story of overcoming great disadvantage.
Read and learn about 50 well-known and less well-known women that have made a significant impact on the world throughout history.
Yuri Gagarin was a Soviet cosmonaut born on the 9 March 1934 to a carpenter and bricklayer, and a milkmaid. At the age of 21, Gagarin was drafted in…
Learn ten facts about one of the most famous artists of all time, Pablo Picasso, such as how he was suspected of stealing the Mona Lisa!
War has taken place all over the world at every moment in recorded human history. Here are 6 wars from the 20th century you may have missed.
Learn interesting facts about the First World War that you may not know. Find out about the most celebrated pigeon in the war, and more!
Find out interesting facts about World War 2 that you may have never heard of before. Learn about rations, spies, bombs, secret operations and more.
Learn about one of the tallest soldiers of the American Revolutionary War, Pedro Francisco also known as the Virginia Hercules.
Learn about 7 big cats from history that have since become extinct. The lions and tigers featured became extinct recently and long ago.
Learn 10 fascinating facts about world famous biologist and key figure in the Theory of Evolution, Charles Darwin.
How much do you know about the legendary silent film actor, Charlie Chaplin? Read and learn 10 interesting facts about the iconic actor.
Read and Learn about 10 fascinating facts about the first President of the United States, George Washington.
Read and Learn 10 fascinating facts about the life of one of the world’s most famous investors, Nikola Tesla.
Read a first hand account of slavery in the United States, told by former slave James Singleton, who spent the early years of his life enslaved.
Read and learn about 10 interesting facts about Alexander I of Russia that you may have never heard before.
Learn about 7 key events that took place throughout the fifteenth century in Europe, the Americas, and other parts of the world.
Learn about 10 interesting facts about famous Dutch artist, Vincent van Gogh, that you may have never heard before!
Read about 10 interesting facts about German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein that you may not have heard of before.
Learn 10 facts about Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill, that you may not have known before reading this article!
See a photograph of every US President in color. A colorizer has expertly restored and colorized every President that lived before color photography.
Learn about the life of one of the most famous military commanders and leaders of all time, Napoleon Bonaparte.
See photos of 10 iconic authors, in color. Many people may be familiar with their works, but here you can also see what they looked like!
There are hundreds of myths about life in the middle ages. In this article you can learn about 5 medieval misconceptions you might have had!
Learn about 10 interesting relics of Soviet buildings and culture that was created through the existence of the USSR in the 20th century.
Everything you need to know about Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland, one of the greatest female leaders in history.
Explore 50 interesting historical photographs from across the world. Each photograph is either rare or iconic showing a part of history.
Most people know the traditional story of Thanksgiving but unfortunately it is mostly a myth. Here is the real history of Thanksgiving.
Did you know the United States once had a self-proclaimed Emperor? Learn facts about Joshua A. Norton, also known as Emperor Norton I.
7 fascinating things about Ancient Greece that you probably didn’t know until you read this article. Learn about Ancient Greek pets, war, plays, and more!
A short profile on the 2nd longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, Queen Victoria. Learn about her interesting life as Queen.
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Anne Frank was a German Jewish girl who went into hiding in Amsterdam during Nazi occupation in the Second World War.
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