2017-01-23T11:05:19ZAlfred Hitchcock, one of the most famous directors in the history of filmmaking, was known for making suspense films, such as Psycho and Rear Window.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZFrom May 26 to June 4, 1940, the British sent both military and civilian ships to evacuate the British Army and other Allied troops from Dunkirk.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZWith glazed eyes and a zombie-like walk, a Muselmann in a Nazi concentration camp was a prisoner that had lost all hope -- and was soon to die.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZLocated some three miles from the center of the Polish city of Lublin, Majdanek was the second largest Nazi concentration camp.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZA chart showing the location, opening, closing, and death count at each of the major concentration and death camps within the Third Reich.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZJimmy Carter was a peanut farmer from Georgia, then governor, and then the 39th president of the United States. Unfortunately, my most counts, he failed as a president. However, since then, Carter has worked diligently on humanitarian efforts around the world. Learn more about President Jimmy Carter in this short biography.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZGerald Ford became the 38th President of the United States when Richard Nixon resigned in 1974. Since Ford had been appointed (not elected) vice president after the resignation of Spiro Agnew, Ford became the only U.S. president to not have been elected. Find out more about Gerald Ford's life, presidency, pardon of Nixon, and later years in this short biography of President Gerald Ford.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZOn May 19, 1962, Marilyn Monroe sang a sultry, provocative rendition of Happy Birthday to celebrate President John F. Kennedy's 45th birthday.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZSkylab, launched unmanned on May 14, 1973, was America's first space station.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZIn December 1916, an estimated 10,000 Italian and Austrian soldiers died when avalanches fell on them in the mountainous Alps during World War I.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZOn March 8, 1965, 3,500 U.S. Marines land near Da Nang in South Vietnam; they are the first U.S. troops arrive in Vietnam.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZThe history of the death camp where the Nazis killed 1.1 million people - where it was located, gas chambers, medical experiments, liberation, etc.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZYou may know that inauguration day is January 20, but what day did it used to be? Which President's death is blamed on his inauguration?
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZOn July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to ever set foot on the moon. But what did he do before that historic trip? What did he do after it? Learn more about the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZOn April 6, 1917, George M. Cohan wrote one of the most famous songs of World War I, called 'Over There.'
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZIn 1900, Max Planck accidentally created quantum physics when he discovered that energy flows in discrete packets called quanta.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZWe have all heard, and perhaps even personally used, the phrase, the greatest thing since sliced bread! Yet, when was sliced bread invented and why was it so amazing? Find out more about the history of sliced bread.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZJohn D. Rockefeller used his keen business sense to found Standard Oil Company, in turn making him one of the wealthiest men in the world.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZGolda Meir was a devoted Zionist from an early age, who went on to become the first female prime minister of Israel (1969 to 1974).
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZAuthor and poet Maya Angelou overcame great hardship in her youth, including being raped at age 7 1/2, to become a leading female figure of the 20th century. Learn more about this amazing woman and how she went from prostitute to acclaimed author.
2017-01-23T11:05:19ZGandhi spent twenty years in South Africa against discrimination. It was there that Gandhi transformed from a shy and quiet man into a potent leader. Page 2.