Irish woman Margaret Rice and her five sons died when the Titanic sank. They were third class passengers on board ship. They boarded at Cork in Ireland. Of the 2,223 people on board the ship only 706 Survived
The crisis at Three Mile Island began in the early morning on March 28, 1979, and is considered America's worse nuclear emergency. What happened in the next five days would become history.
Everyone living in America is an immigrant or the descendant of one. Even Native Americans migrated in from the Eastern Hemisphere. They had an intense effect on the Formation of the United States.
Margot Betti Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany to Jewish parents, Otto and Edith Frank in 1926. She was the eldest daughter of this couple and the elder sister to Anne Frank, famous for her diary describing a life in hiding from the Gestapo...
In the early days of America, pioneers sought the dream of owning land, building a home, and working the fields. This is the story of the good and the bad of the Oklahoma land rush of the 1800s.
These are the interesting and important events of the year 1902.
The West Gate Bridge was to be the biggest bridge in Australia, and the pride of Melbourne, but on 15 October 1970 it collapsed, killing 35 men and injuring 18 others. It was a nightmare event that will be forever etched in the memory of every...
Anticipating big events creates an excitement, often followed by disappointment when something goes wrong. Murphy's Law infiltrated many events in history, reminding us, "if it can go wrong, it will."
Read about the largest man made explosion in the world. The Halifax explosion of Nova Scotia in 1917 was a terrible tragedy but remarkably, it ended up being one of the biggest turning points for eye injuries the world has yet known.
During WWII, each convolved nation published propaganda against its enemies, and this was not always the truth. Even famous cartoon characters participated.