Why Few Remember The Peshtigo Fire, The Deadliest In American History
5 Special Operations Executive Missions Conducted By World War II Britain’s Secret Soldiers
How The Murder Of Kitty Genovese Created The Bystander Effect
6 Feminist Icons Who Don’t Get The Credit They Deserve
14 Historical Fashion Trends Best Left In The Past
This Week In History News, Dec. 3 – 9
Meet Tsutomu Yamaguchi, The Man Who Survived Both Atomic Bombs
Hear from Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the survivor ("hibakuisha") who endured the Hiroshima blast only to flee home to Nagasaki, where he survived that bombing too.
The Story of Cudjo Lewis — The Last Living Slave Brought To America
As a slave, he went by the name "Cudjo," a day-name given to boys born on a Monday, as the slavers could not pronounce the name "Kossola."
The Time Preston Brooks Beat Senator Charles Sumner With His Cane Over Slavery
Though civil unrest had been brewing for years, many historians claim Preston Brooks' caning of Charles Sumner set the Civil War in motion.
How ‘Mad Bomber’ George Metesky Held New York City Hostage
"Mad Bomber" George Metesky may come off like a comic book supervillain, but his mid-century reign of terror was all too real.
Woman Claims To Have Had Sex With 20 Ghosts And Is Open To Ghost Babies
Amethyst Realm is a 27-year-old “spiritual guidance counselor” who claims that, after having sex with ghosts, she'll never go back to men.