A sniper shot and killed President John F Kennedy on the streets of Dallas Friday. A 24-year-old pro-Communist who once tried to defect to Russia was charged with the murder shortly before midnight.
A doctor smashed his way into a locked bedroom — and found Marilyn Monroe dead in bed, nude, a telephone clutched in her hand, an empty pill bottle nearby.
Toll 147 as Planes Collide San Diego Disaster Worst US Crash San Diego — A packed Pacific Southwest Airlines jet and a student pilot’s rented
Did Oswald act alone? A matter of reasonable doubt Amid controversy over the Warren Report, Governor Connally examines for LIFE the Kennedy assassination film frame-by-frame.
“Angel of the Battlefield” revered by all soldiers Florence Nightingale’s life was one long sacrifice for the cause of suffering humanity The first Army nurse
Summer has had her last dance Donna Summer burst onto the disco scene in the 1970s with a bang — her four #1 singles all
The ghosts within a radius of a hundred miles of New York might as well quit, and haunted houses still the restless spirits that moan at midnight.
On a birthday, a family visit to Arlington The scene could have been fashioned on canvas by a Renaissance master. The mother bowed her head.
Kill John Dillinger at Chicago Desperado, wounded by three slugs, broke line of fire; Died in alley U.S. Justice Department Agents and East Chicago Police
Terrible battle with Indians Gen. Custer, 15 officers, and every man of five companies slain The following is a report of a very disastrous fight
The Battle of the Little Bighorn was fought along the ridges, steep bluffs, and ravines of the Little Bighorn River, in south central Montana on
There is no more sordid or cynical chapter in IG Farben’s entire ugly history than the story of the concentration camp it built and ran for itself.
NOAA announced it has found the underwater wreck of the passenger steamer City of Chester, which sank in 1888 in a collision in dense fog near where the Golden Gate Bridge stands today.
Under the waves: Great disaster near the Golden Gate… The City of Chester sunk — Run down in a fog by the Oceanic. Thirteen lives known to be lost.
While the “finale” in the original article title refers to the fact that this was Clark Gable’s last movie — he died just 12 days after filming of The Misfits ended — looking back, we can see that the phrasing was oddly (and sadly) prescient: Time would eventually reveal that this was Marilyn Monroe’s final film role, too.
Record stores in the Los Angeles area reported a dramatic increase in sales of Elvis Presley records Tuesday night.
“Thelonious,” a tune from his very first Blue Note session, had verses fashioned from a single ingeniously hammered note, with three horns playing shifting dissonances behind it. He developed the one-note motif in his solo and then abruptly broke into some pure, old-fashioned Harlem oompah stride.
Though their music lives on, how long have these stellar musicians been gone? Find out here — the calculated dates automatically update each day!
Take a few minutes to reflect on the awesome and terrifying power unleashed on the world in the summer of 1945 while remembering the lives lost — and possibly saved.
It is nearly a year since he has been gone. On so many days — his birthday, an anniversary, watching his children running to the
Teenager is charged in San Diego deaths San Diego — A freckle-faced teen-age girl has been charged with 12 criminal counts including murder in connection
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