History In Pictures
History In Pictures
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7 hours ago
Whatever you consider to be the "trial of the century," chances are it wasn't the first, and it certainly won't be the last.
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8 hours ago
After you watch ‘Hamilton’ on Disney+, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the rest of the cast will help you understand it.
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11 hours ago
A monument in Washington D.C. depicts Abraham Lincoln standing tall beside a crouching Black man—here’s what Frederick Douglass had to say about it.
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14 hours ago
Sixth POTUS John Quincy Adams, who was born on July 11, 1767, was a fan of skinny-dipping—and pet alligators.
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In 1973, NASA launched Skylab, the first American space station. It fell to earth six years later, burning up in the atmosphere on July 11, 1979.
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The coming-of-age tale about racial injustice in the South was a phenomenal success from the start, and has only become more popular with time.
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2 days ago
When famed composer Ennio Morricone passed away on July 6, 2020, he left behind a body of work that eclipses the idea of “productivity” itself.
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2 days ago
“Born in the U.S.A.,” the title track off Bruce Springsteen’s blockbuster 1984 album, isn’t the patriotic singalong many people thought it was.
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2 days ago
“Larger than life” sums up Bella Abzug. The New York-based Democratic congresswoman gained 1970s notoriety with her big hats and bold feminist voice.
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3 days ago
Nobody really wanted to name the dam after Herbert Hoover—nor did they invite him to the dedication ceremony.

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3 days ago
When Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1440, he couldn’t have foreseen how his humble creation would eventually lead to a global industry churning out millions of books each year.
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3 days ago
Police officers were horrified when they saw teenagers exhibiting “highly suggestive, stimulating, and tantalizing motions” at a rock ‘n’ roll concert. But how much of a role did race play in their outrage?
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3 days ago
Brooke Shields was 14 when she filmed 'The Blue Lagoon,' the slightly salacious island-set romance that capitalized on burgeoning hormones in a big way. The film was shocking when it debuted in 1980—but even 40 years later, it can still make jaws drop.
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4 days ago
It’s technically a tradition, but many royal family members have dropped the practice (including Queen Elizabeth II).
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4 days ago
All it took to locate the bones of Richard III was 500 years, a psychic vision, and a grassroots movement.
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