On this day in 1981, the actor William Holden, who starred in such movies as Sunset Boulevard, Stalag 17 and Network, dies at the age of 63 in his Santa Monica, California home.
The Academy Award-winning actor reportedly died after falling and hitting his head; his body was found several... On November 12, 1918, one day after an armistice ended World War I, the Allied fleet passes through the Dardanelles, the narrow strait running between Europe and Asia that had in 1915 been the site of a disastrous Allied naval operation.
The high-resolution images showed a world that seemed to confound all known laws...
Crown Prince Akihito, the 125th Japanese monarch along an imperial line dating back to 660 B.
Douglass, who later became an assistant to the famous astronomer Percival Lowell, wrote in his journal that the “whole heaven appeared as if illuminated with sky rockets, flying...(The title of the album was a pun on the so-called “Shock and Awe” bombing campaign that preceded... After more than a decade of ineffective military campaigns and infamous atrocities, a conference begins at Fort Laramie to discuss alternative solutions to the “Indian problem” and to initiate peace negotiations with the Sioux. Before Heffelfinger, players had traded their services on the field for expense money, “double expenses,”... Seymour Hersh, an independent investigative journalist, in a cable filed through Dispatch News Service and picked up by more than 30 newspapers, reveals the extent of the U.
When the infant was later found dead in a trash container behind the motel, the strange and unsettling story drew national attention. On this day in 2004, Scott Peterson is convicted of murdering his wife Laci and their unborn son. Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York City crashes into a Queens neighborhood after takeoff on this day in 2001, killing 265 people.