From America’s most famous folk heroes to beautiful photographs of John F. Kennedy, enjoy All That’s Interesting’s fascinating articles about American history!
Famed WWII Veteran, Glenn Frazier, Passes Away At Age 94
After surrendering to Japanese forces, Frazier was forced to embark on the harrowing 65-mile Bataan Death March in the Philippines when he was just 17-years-old.
The Death Of Elvis Presley: A Sad, Embarrassing, Demise For The King Of Rock And Roll
For an entire generation, Elvis Presley defined rock stardom. So how did he fall so far from his Rock God status?
Jeff Skiles: The “Miracle On The Hudson” Co-Pilot Who Rescued US Airways Flight 1549
Captain Sully didn't land his flight on the Hudson River by himself — he had the help of a very talented co-pilot named Jeff Skiles.
Martha Mitchell: The Woman Nobody Believed About Watergate
Martha Mitchell, wife of Attorney General John Mitchell, was the first Watergate whistleblower — but she was silenced, discredited, and all but forgotten.
8 Devastating Riots In New York That Shook The City To Its Core
From the Civil War Draft Riots of 1863 to the Crown Heights Riots of 1991, these riots in New York left indelible marks on the city's history.
This Week In History News, Sept. 2 – 8
Remains of 19th-century cannibal shipwreck yields new clues, Germany's overlooked genocide creates controversy a century later, Vietnam seeks reparations for American chemical attacks.
A Stolen Pair Of ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Ruby Slippers Have Been Found 13 Years Later By The FBI
After a yearlong sting operation conducted by authorities, the missing shoes were finally recovered — but the FBI still doesn't know who's responsible for the crime.
David Ghantt And The Loomis Fargo Heist: The Outrageous True Story
David Ghantt may have walked out of the Loomis Fargo heist with the money in hand — but then the problems started piling up.
Lindy Hop: The Dance That Defined The Golden Age of Jazz
The steps to the Lindy Hop didn't actually include any hopping, but they did jumpstart a fantastical dance craze throughout the Jazz era.
This Pocket Watch Rescued From A Titanic Victim Has A Backstory Worthy Of Jack And Rose
This tragic timepiece recovered from a victim's body just fetched an enormous price at auction.
33 Summer Of Love Photos That Capture Hippies At Their Height
Some 100,000 hippies gathered in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco in what's known as the 1967 summer of love.