The Scopes Monkey Trial, which took place in Dayton, Tennessee, in July 1925, was a major media event. Yet many misconceptions remain about its conclusions.
Easter is considered one of the oldest and most sacred Christian holidays, but what do rabbits and eggs have to do with the celebration?
History gives some clear answers related to the mysterious tale of the Easter bunny.
Is the story of the mystical phoenix just an ancient flight of fancy? Its rebirth through Christian writings suggests otherwise.
Otto von Habsburg died at the age of 98 Monday, July 4, 2011, at his home in Germany.
Tthe King James Version of the Bible marks its 400th anniversary. Its committee-based approach to translation is still used with major Bible translations today.
An estimated 167 million to 188 million people of the ostensibly best the long history of mankind has had to offer, have been shoveled into early graves.
Mark Twain’s novels are some of the best examples of American literature. Though known for his humor, Twain shows a bitter edge in his later works.
Despite his perpetually youthful appearance, Cupid is no neophyte. History shows that this veteran Valentine has been plying his trade since ancient times.