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This Week in History
December 29, 2013
This Week in History
From a tragic plane crash that claimed one of the all-time great ballplayers to the signing of a proclamation that changed the world, some of the most...
This Week in History
September 10, 2013
This Week in History
From a speech from ground zero to the opening of a memorable (if bumpy) national highway, some important events from this week in history.  ...
History in the News
September 09, 2013
History in the News
From the publication of classified documents linked to a mysterious military base to the release of the last batch of secret presidential recordings, ...
September 05, 2013
It "Didn't Go Off!"
  For eight years, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme floated on the periphery of murder and mayhem as a member of the Charles Manson Family...
Chaos Erupts in Chicago
August 26, 2013
Chaos Erupts in Chicago
  Heading into the 1968 Democratic National Convention, it was a perfect storm. It began with Lyndon Johnson, whose decision not to seek ...
The Debate Over Free Trade
August 12, 2013
The Debate Over Free Trade
  On Aug. 12, 1992, 10 days of negotiation concerning free trade between the United States, Canada and Mexico came to an end. In December, t...
Get Me Moscow!
June 19, 2013
Get Me Moscow!
  First and foremost, although it has been portrayed in numerous films and television shows, there is no "red phone" linking the W...
This Week in History
April 30, 2013
This Week in History
From the dedication of one of America's most epic structures to the outbreak of a riot in the "City of Angels," some important events fr...
"Today we make the Declaration a reality..."
February 25, 2013
"Today we make the Declaration a reality..."
  In 1868, during Reconstruction, Hiram Rhodes Revels, a black minister who had been born into freedom in Fayetteville, N.C., was elected al...
This Week in History
February 12, 2013
This Week in History
From the beginning of an epic journey that would end in martyrdom to a meeting that would divide part of a continent, some of the most important event...
A Founding--Almost Everything
January 17, 2013
A Founding--Almost Everything
Dr. Benjamin Franklin, one of our country's Founding Fathers was one of the primary architects of the U.S. government and a true Renaissance Man. ...
HISTORY's 8-Part Guide to the Presidents
January 14, 2013
HISTORY's 8-Part Guide to the Presidents
"My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any differenc...
The History Behind Inauguration Day
January 10, 2013
The History Behind Inauguration Day
  On Jan. 21 Barack Obama will be inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States for a second time. The Constitution requires only t...
Celebrate America's Constitution with Us!
September 17, 2012
Celebrate America's Constitution with Us!
  Children around America will spend today learning about the U.S. Constitution and the freedoms it protects. It's the law, after all. ...
Never Forget
September 11, 2012
Never Forget
  It has been 11 years but many of us can still recall it vividly: The horror of waking to the World Trade Center towers aflame; the tearful...
Republicans gather in Tampa for official nomination
August 27, 2012
Republicans gather in Tampa for official nomination
  Although the presumed GOP presidential candidate is a foregone conclusion, with former Gov. Mitt Romney having accumulated enough delegate...
This Week in History
June 19, 2012
This Week in History
From an arrest that brought down a president to the arrival of one of America's most cherished monuments, some of the most interesting events from thi...
This Week in History
June 12, 2012
This Week in History
From the smashing of an "unbreakable" barrier to the birth of a legendary coach, some of the most interesting events from this week in history: ...
This Week in History
June 05, 2012
This Week in History
From a shocking massacre to a heroic amphibious assault, some of the most interesting events from this week in history. ...
Alger Hiss: Why he Chose Treason
May 31, 2012
Alger Hiss: Why he Chose Treason
Although he was one of the most notable spies in American history, Alger Hiss—Harvard Law graduate, clerk to a famous Supreme Court justice, noted int...
THis Week in History
May 01, 2012
THis Week in History
From the birth of the American presidency to one of the most famous weddings in history, some of the most interesting events from this week in history...
Newseum explores media on the campaign trail
April 30, 2012
Newseum explores media on the campaign trail
  The presidential election is heating up, and, as they are every four years, battle lines between candidates ...
This Week in History
February 28, 2012
This Week in History
From the kidnapping heard around the world to an Oscar bonanza, some interesting events from this week in history: &#...
This Week in History
February 21, 2012
This Week in History
From an Olympic miracle in New York to the historic battlefield snapshot that came to symbolize American courage, some of the most important events fr...
This Week in History
February 14, 2012
This Week in History
From the first score in a legendary bank robbing career to the fulfillment of a sacred promise, some of the most important events from this week in hi...
Join the Club and Save
January 19, 2012
Join the Club and Save
Membership in The History Channel Club offers a selection of benefits, not least of which is a members-only discount at the HISTORY Shop. Whether y...
This Week in History
January 17, 2012
This Week in History
From the birth of one of the greatest American minds to the kickoff of a presidential campaign doomed to fail, some of the most interesting events fro...
This Week in History
December 06, 2011
This Week in History
From the most infamous day in America's history to the political ascendency of one of the nation's cherished leaders, some important events from this ...
This Week in History
November 29, 2011
This Week in History
From the birth of history's most controversial commission to the jailing of a civil rights icon, some of the most fascinating events from this week in...
This Week in History
November 22, 2011
This Week in History
From the gruesome death of a legendary pirate to the Florida announcement that sent the world into a frenzy, some of the most important events from th...
What Took Place This Week in History?
October 11, 2011
What Took Place This Week in History?
From a shocking political resignation to the quenching of one of the most destructive disaster's in America's history, some of the most important even...
This Week in History
September 13, 2011
This Week in History
From a shocking assassination during a presidential stop to one of America's most memorable weddings, some of the most important events from this week...
What Took Place This Week in History?
August 30, 2011
What Took Place This Week in History?
From the birth of New York City to the kickoff of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, some of the most important events from this week in history: ...
What Took Place This Week in History?
August 23, 2011
What Took Place This Week in History?
From the birth of New York City to the kickoff of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, some of the most important events from this week in history: ...
In the Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 Christmas Eve Story
August 18, 2011
In the Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 Christmas Eve Story
As summer fades away and year's end edges closer, it's not too early to begin thinking about gifts for the holiday season. If you're shopping for a bo...
What Took Place This Week in History?
August 16, 2011
What Took Place This Week in History?
From women's suffrage to an historic military victory, some of the most important events from this week in history: ...
What Took Place This Week in History?
August 09, 2011
What Took Place This Week in History?
From the dropping of the bomb that ended World War II to the evacuation of U.S. ground troops from Vietnam, some of the most important events from thi...
What Took Place This Week in History?
July 26, 2011
What Took Place This Week in History?
From a groundbreaking diplomatic breakthrough to creation of the first official U.S. motto, some of the most important events from this week in histor...
What Took Place This Week in History?
July 12, 2011
What Took Place This Week in History?
From the placing of the capital city to an honor of distinction to child-rearing advice, some of the most important events from this week in history: ...
What Took Place This Week in History?
June 21, 2011
What Took Place This Week in History?
From "We the people" to "Custer's Last Stand" to the world's first ocenarium, some of the most important events from this week in history: ...
Study the Civil War Era at Yale
June 16, 2011
Study the Civil War Era at Yale
Didn't make the cut to major in U.S. history at Yale? Not to worry. Now you can attend virtually — without student loans — to achieve more...

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