Touted as Europe’s most secure penitentiary, the Maze was thought to be escape-proof—that is, until 38 IRA prisoners staged ...
Philadelphia's Steve Van Buren took public transportation to get to the 1949 NFL Championship Game against the Chicago Cardinals.
Kidnapped and taken to Spain, Opechancanough used what he learned of the Europeans to lead his people against two of the ...
During the Civil War, military hospitals considered opioids to be essential medicine. Doctors and nurses used opium and ...
First awardee Jay Berwanger passed on an NFL career, Michigan's Tom Harmon played himself in a movie and LSU's Billy Cannon ...
The author of Crittenden Compromise argued his six amendments presented a good deal. But then-President-elect Lincoln drew a ...
As England and the United States transformed under the Industrial Revolution, World Fairs served to drum up support for the ...
From a disastrous 'Battle of New Orleans' and a 3-D glasses experiment to the comical 'Left Shark,' the entertainment has ...
The hirings of Woody Hayes at Ohio State, Bear Bryant at Alabama and Ara Parseghian at Notre Dame produced major ...
Before Marshall took the chair as chief justice in 1801, the Supreme Court operated out of a borrowed room and wielded little ...
James Horn, historian and president of the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation, is the author of A Brave and Cunning Prince: The Great Chief Opechancanough and the War for America, among other books.
As the post-war baby boom creates unprecedented demand for toys, Ruth Handler turns her greatest gamble into the most ...