History

  • On This Date in History: The Virginia Tech Shooting

    A look at the school shooting at the Virginia Tech campus that claimed 32 lives plus that of the shooter, Seung-Hui Cho on April 16, 2007.

  • Five Year Anniversary: The Boston Marathon Bombings

  • On This Date in History: Tiger Woods Wins First Major

  • It’s Yuri’s Night: A Celebration of Space Exploration

  • On This Date in History: The Civil War Begins

  • On This Date In History: Buchenwald Concentration Camp Liberated

    On April 11, 1945, American troops, led by General Dwight D. Eisenhower, liberated the Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar, Germany.

  • On This Date In History: Idi Amin Overthrown

  • On This Date In History: Prince Charles Weds Camilla Parker Bowles

  • Kurt Cobain Dies On This Date In History: April 5, 1994

  • Marvin Gaye Shot To Death By His Father: April 1, 1984

  • On This Date in History: The Tenerife Airport Disaster

    On March 27, 1977, 583 people would lose their lives in what is, to date, the worst disaster in aviation history.

  • Heaven’s Gate Mass Suicide: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Virginia Woolf Google Doodle: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Columbus Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Indigenous People’s Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Leif Erikson Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • What Time is the Autumnal Equinox 2017?

  • Autumnal Equinox 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Preston Roberts’ Wife & Children: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • ‘Road to 9/11’: What Time Does the History Channel Special Start?

    Ahead of the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the History Channel is airing an in-depth series called 'Road to 9/11.' Find out when each episode airs.

  • Labor Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Victory Over Japan Day 2017: Best Quotes About V-J Day

  • Victory Over Japan Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • ‘The Cars That Made America’: What Time Does the History Channel Special Start?

  • James McCloughan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    James McCloughan, a Vietnam War hero, is the first recipient of the Medal of Honor during President Donald Trump's administration. Here's a look at his heroic act.

  • Jeff Mudgett: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Possible Amelia Earhart Photo Debunked By History Buff

  • ‘American Ripper’ History Channel: What Time & Channel Is It On?

  • Shawn Henry: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • ‘Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence’: What Time Does the History Channel Special Start?

    History Channel's Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence debuts tonight. Find out when the documentary starts and what new evidence is featured.