This Week In History News, Jun. 28 – Jul. 4
Cold War-era victims of Stalin unearthed, chest of Nazi silver found, medieval Virgin Mary statue accidentally uncovered.
This Week In History News, Jun. 21 – 27
Murdered Stone Age man's face reconstructed, mystery of the lost colony of Roanoke believed to be solved, historic Viking settlement unearthed.
This Week In History News, Jun. 14 – 20
Ancient Irish incest uncovered, buried Roman city found, mysteries of China's Great Wall unlocked.
Who Wrote ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’? Inside The Little-Known True Story
On September 14, 1814, Maryland lawyer and slaveholder Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner," which became America's national anthem more than a century later. But the full story is much more complicated.
This Week In History News, Jun. 7 – 13
Ancient Irish longboat uncovered, preserved dinosaur specimen's last meal examined, lost World War II plane wreckage revealed.
This Week In History News, May 31 – Jun. 6
Ancient Roman baths unearthed, Nazi diary with tales of stolen gold found, 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site demolished.
This Week In History News, May 24 – 30
Viking grave uncovered under Norwegian house, stolen ancient tablet headed back to Iraq, cause of ancient megafauna extinction in Australia revealed.
This Week In History News, May 17 – 23
Hidden letters on Dead Sea Scrolls revealed, mass Romanian plague grave uncovered, earliest evidence of modern humans in Europe found.
This Week In History News, May 10 – 16
Japanese castle from the 1500s unearthed, 2,000-year-old Roman roads revealed by sinkhole, ancient Egyptian funeral home discovered.
This Week In History News, May 3 – 9
William Wallace's 13th-century fort revealed, gaps in Earth's geological record uncovered, most dangerous place in history determined.
This Week In History News, Apr. 26 – May 2
Remains of early transatlantic slave trade victims analyzed, ancient English mill put back into use, mystery of 2-million-year-old stone ball tools solved.