The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
After her mother passed away in 1905, Anna Jarvis resolved to dedicate a day to her mother, and mothers everywhere.
Here are some people, places, events, and things turning the big 5-0 in 2013.
It took more than two weeks after Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed to find a grave for his body.
How do you measure influence? What is notability?
"The machine knows where it's going!"
On the TV show Battlestar Galactica, the humans experience conflicting feelings when dealing with the humanoid Cylons.
Diamond heists and stolen paintings might get more press, but historical documents tempt a certain kind of thief just as much.
Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) might quite possibly hold the distinction of history's most eccentric astronomer.