On January 21, 1976, two Concorde jets took off simultaneously from airports in Paris and London on the world’s inaugural supersonic passenger flights. 41 years later, get the story behind the Soviet's “Konkordski” and Cold War industrial espionage that took a deadly turn.
The bouncing rubber balls used to play today’s most popular sports can be traced back 3,500 years to the dangerous—and deadly—ancient Mesoamerican sport of ulama where teams on the wrong side of the score could lose their heads along with their games.
On #ThisDayInHistory 1905, the first revolution in Russia begins when czarist troops open fire on a peaceful group of workers marching to the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg to petition their grievances to Czar Nicholas II.
President Donald J. Trump has indicated he will continue to spend time in New York City. Did you know the last time a sitting president called NYC home was George Washington in 1790? Let's just say the city has changed a bit since then.
Radio propaganda was rampant on all sides of World War II, but perhaps no broadcaster was as infamous as Iva Toguri—better known to her Allied listeners as “Tokyo Rose.” Later convicted of treason, she spent nearly three decades waiting for her name to be cleared.
Few things in life go exactly according to plan. That may hold especially true for huge public events involving hundreds of thousands of people, such as presidential inaugurations. Take a look back some of the more memorable moments in past presidential inaugurations.