The resident of the host town, Brent Underwood, found sticks of dynamite after exploring a collapsed mine shaft dating back to 1878.
The Russian president got his own lesson as he was addressing pupils about a historic battle from three centuries ago.
Rudolf Weigl is also the scientist who invented the world's first effective vaccine against spotted fever during World War I. Today's Google Doodle celebrates his many achievements.
The story of the historical figure who lived out her last days on an island after she was found to carry typhoid has re-emerged after a controversial tweet.
Bidding on some items begins at only $100 and the auction of 174 items offers a range of possessions belonging to the Chicago gangster.
2021 marked 20 years since the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas, two historic statues destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.
A learning center pulled educational packets that claimed, "most slaves were generally treated kindly" after receiving backlash from parents.
In a 1777 letter George Washington said troops had more to fear from the smallpox virus "than from the Sword of the Enemy."
The establishment served readymade delicacies—including snails, duck, and fish—to Pompeii's poorest residents.
South Korea has not won an Olympic medal in women's volleyball since the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, where they earned a bronze.
Sunisa Lee, whose parents emigrated from Laos, is the first-ever Hmong American Olympic gymnast and gold medalist.
"Sir Gawain and The Green Knight" is the basis for the upcoming film, starring Dev Patel as the headstrong nephew of King Arthur.
Phil Handy said of his family heirloom: "Unless we had done something, it wouldn't have been around for another 50."
The aviation pioneer who broke records for women in flight has been the subject of various theories to explain how she and her plane disappeared.
The space shuttle program launched the Hubble space telescope, helped construct the International Space Station and more in its 30 years of service.
Funk made history when she traveled with Jeff Bezos on his rocket to space on Tuesday.
The LA store has gothic features very different from a regular CVS, but the backstory behind the building is twice as interesting.
Richard Platt, who was arrested with three others in Denver on Friday night, has faced multiple charges in three different counties over the last 11 years.
"Several hundred" paintballs may have been fired at the historic cultural site, which contains images chiselled into rock, an official said.
Former President John F. Kennedy was inspired to revamp the Rose Garden in 1961 after seeing extravagant gardens in Europe.
The clip was captured in 1963 by a driver, before the majority of the skyscrapers were built, with the car nearly involved in a crash.
Lynnewood Hall has a tragic past, having been built for one of the investors of the Titanic, who lost his son and grandson when the ship sunk.
The diver claimed he saw bodies, propellers and over 150 chests around the wreckage of the plane at the bottom of the lake in Canada's Quebec province.
NBA All Star and activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar told the Associated Press that he has his sights set on creating a documentary-style piece on the Underground Railroad ahead of the premiere of his latest project.
Writer Ishmael Reed has been one of Hamilton's most ardent critics and wrote a play called "The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda" in 2019.