Three men on horseback racing c1885

And they’re off! Look back at the history of the Kentucky Derby

How did the Kentucky Derby get started? Now, the famous Louisville horse race is the first part of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, but when it started, people didn't know how important and iconic the Derby would eventually become. Here's a look back at its history.
The Sinking of the Titanic – Drawn by Henry Reuterdahl

Titanic under tow after hitting huge iceberg (1912)

As we all know, reports that the Titanic was being towed to shore were little more than wishful thinking -- and the product of a very rushed newsroom with looming deadlines but very little solid information.