This Jewish refugee took a different approach to armoring planes.
The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.
Their deaths are less talked about than Lincoln and Kennedy, but no less important.
The 1680 rebellion drove the Spaniards out of the province for 12 years.
An enduring myth posits that a cow was to blame.
Sudden and illegal seizures of power have the capacity to change world history.
These powerful speeches continue to linger in the public imagination.
As it turns out, it's a bit of both.
Nearly 200 years after the original Salem witch trials, the same town saw allegations resurface.
These tragic murders reverberated throughout their kingdoms.
Politician Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger sought to overthrow Mary I.
From the heretic's fork to being eaten alive by insects, these grisly old torture methods prove that humans have always been brutal.
These tribes have spurned contact with the modern outside world.
Having survived deadly disasters at sea, she was known as "Miss Unsinkable".
Grab your earbuds and disappear into the past.
Like many armies, they played tricks on their enemies.
These explorers set out with high hopes, but were never seen alive again.
It's the birthplace of an enduring alien legend.
An impressive airlift circumvented a Soviet power grab.