Both Memorial Day and Veterans Day are meant to celebrate military veterans, but there's one important distinction you should remember.
The date was chosen to coincide with the anniversary of the end of World War I, which occurred at the 11th hour of 11th day of the 11th month.
From the World War II engagement that helped instigate a medical breakthrough to the devastating attack that indirectly contributed to the Renaissance, these battles altered the course of history.
The three-day Civil War battle was a badly needed win for the North—but like all victories, it came with a price.
Area 51 has been strongly associated with alien sightings and secret government studies for decades. Here are a few facts you might not know about it.
In the 1940s, residents near Hanford, Washington, were getting dosed with the radioactive equivalent of Three Mile Island every day.
Your history teacher probably didn't tell you about the time the unfortunately named Captain Schlitt's bowel movement sank an entire German submarine.