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This Week In History News, May 15 – 21

This Week In History News, May 15 – 21

Ancient human ancestor's tooth found in Laos, Greek treasures unearthed in Ukraine, pregnant ichthyosaur uncovered in Chile.
How Carroll Shelby Built America’s Most Iconic Muscle Car And Became A Racing Legend

How Carroll Shelby Built America’s Most Iconic Muscle Car And Became A Racing Legend

From raising chickens to racing Cobras, Carroll Shelby's high-octane life led him from East Texas to global fame.
This Week In History News, May 8 – 14

This Week In History News, May 8 – 14

"Road to Atlantis" uncovered in the Pacific, ancient Egyptian ibis mummy found in a closet at Cornell, centuries-old fertility complex unearthed in Turkey.
Who Wrote ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’? Inside The Little-Known Story Of The U.S. National Anthem

Who Wrote ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’? Inside The Little-Known Story Of The U.S. National Anthem

On September 13, 1814, British forces attacked Fort McHenry in Baltimore. Upon seeing the American flag flying the next day, Francis Scott Key penned "The Star-Spangled Banner."
This Week In History News, May 1 – 7

This Week In History News, May 1 – 7

Ancient Roman statue found at Goodwill, skulls from ritual sacrifice unearthed in Mexico, largest North American cave art discovered.
This Week In History News, Apr. 24 – 30

This Week In History News, Apr. 24 – 30

Crusades-era hand grenades discovered, protohuman hominids of Indonesia reportedly sighted, ancient Roman sandal unearthed.
This Week In History News, Apr. 17 – 23

This Week In History News, Apr. 17 – 23

New evidence about what caused Jesus' death uncovered, record-breaking underground city excavated, dinosaur killed the day the asteroid struck unearthed.
How Did Charles Manson Die? Inside The Bizarre Death Of The Infamous Cult Leader

How Did Charles Manson Die? Inside The Bizarre Death Of The Infamous Cult Leader

After serving 40 years in prison, Charles Manson died on November 19, 2017 — but the strange fight over his corpse and his estate was just beginning.
How Ken Miles Helped Ford Beat Ferrari Before Dying Tragically Behind The Wheel

How Ken Miles Helped Ford Beat Ferrari Before Dying Tragically Behind The Wheel

From motorcycle races and commanding World War II tanks to leading Ford to victory over Ferrari at 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ken Miles lived and died in the fast lane.
This Week In History News, Apr. 3 – 9

This Week In History News, Apr. 3 – 9

Massive stone spheres from the pre-Columbian era unearthed in Costa Rica, mysteries of the Venus of Willendorf statue unlocked, burials uncovered in Siberia's "Valley of the Kings."
This Week In History News, Mar. 27 – Apr. 2

This Week In History News, Mar. 27 – Apr. 2

Mysteries behind painted skeletons at "the oldest city in the world" unlocked, evidence of giant prehistoric camels discovered, rare Revolutionary War medal brought to auction.