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Why we Celebrate the Fourth of July

Today in the United States, Independence Day is celebrated on July 4th, and the day is commonly called the Fourth of July. In 1941,…

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This Viking King Was Buried With His Sword and His Dog

ICELAND – archaeologists working at Eyjafjörður fjord in northern Iceland uncovered a massive burial site earlier this month. Now, they’ve found who it was…

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The First African American to Serve on the Senate, Hiram Revels

The first African American to serve on the U.S. Congress was Hiram Rhodes Revels. He was elected to the United States Senate from Mississippi…

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Edith Wilson, the First Lady who Acted as President

Edith Bolling Galt Wilson was President Woodrow Wilson’s second wife and from 1915-1921, she was the First Lady of the United States. When her…

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Vice Presidents That Became Presidents

Since George Washington first became president in 1789, we have had 44 different presidents, 14 of which were Vice Presidents. Five of these were…

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Who was Mary of Modena?

Born Maria Beatrice Anna Margherita Isabella d’Este, Mary of Modena was the second wife of James II and VII and was his Queen consort.…

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The “Grandmother of the Civil Rights Movement”, Septima Clark

Educator and civil rights activist Septima Poinsette Clark played a significant part in gaining voting and civil rights for African Americans. Clark is known…

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Archaeologists Uncover Treasure Trove of Mayan Ritual Stones

“Ideology, expressed in material form and through aspects of public rituals and public ceremonial structures, played a significant role in the development of Maya…

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2,500-Year-Old Burial of Celtic Prince Reveals Stunning Secrets

LAVAU, FRANCE – two years ago, a small village in eastern France became famous when archaeologists first uncovered the 5th century BC tomb of…

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5 Accidental Inventions That Changed the World

Sometimes, people set out with an idea in their heads to invent something useful. Other times, they create something completely by accident that ends…

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