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Who Lived In Italy Before the Romans?

In most history classes, the story of Italy begins with the Romans, but the Romans weren’t the first people to live in ancient Italy.…

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Musical History: The World’s Oldest Melody

Humans have been making music for at least 43,000 years. Archaeologists have found bone flutes dating back that far, and its probable that humans…

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Tomb of Ancient Viking High King Discovered

“It’s just a theory, an idea, but somebody has to say it first.” – Bjarne Henning Nielsen. Bjarne Henning Nielsen, a Danish archaeologist, believes…

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Castle Find Shows How Crusaders Had Fun

UPPER GALILEE, ISRAEL – Archaeologists discovered that the German Crusaders living in Montfort Castle on a hill in Galilee weren’t there to defend anything…

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Canadian Archaeologists Are About to Crack Open a 1,600-Year-Old Meal

ALBERTA, CANADA – Last year, archaeologists with the Royal Alberta Museum dug up a 1,600-year-old roasting pit in southern Alberta, Canada, at Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump.…

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Battles That Made History: Lexington & Concord

Last week on Battles That Made History, we talked about the famous Battle of Tours. Tours took place in AD 732, and was the battle…

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On This Day, January 20th

1. 1993: Hollywood legend Audrey Hepburn passed away Countless fans around the world mourned on this date in 1993 when one of America’s most…

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Archaeologists Unearthed a Stash of 13,000 Jam Jars in London

When the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) investigated the site of a proposed new train station in London, they weren’t exactly expecting to find…

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7,000 Year-Old House Discovered in Moldova

“This is an important discovery, because we finally have proof that representatives of the Linear Pottery culture, who inhabited huge areas in Europe –…

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On This Day, January 19th

1. 1993: Fleetwood Mac reunite to play at Clinton’s first inaugural gala It was on this date in 1993 that the iconic rock band,…

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