John R. Fox – Lieutenant Who Called An Artillery Strike on Himself

Have you ever heard of the first African Americans to be awarded the medal of honor after their death in American history? Well, that...

The Wild Men of Borneo – Hiram and Barney Davis

Early Life The year was 1827, and little Hiram was so excited to be getting a little brother. His father, David Harrison Davis, and his...

History and Story of Sarah Winnemucca

Perhaps you’ve heard of the native American woman activist, Sarah Winnemucca. As a child, her birth name was Thocmetony, which means “Shell Flower.” She...

The ‘Red Ghost’ of the American Midwest

The story of The Red Ghost of the American Midwest is a morbid, grisly one. It is filled with the "demon beasts" and mysterious intrigue...

Story of Jane Rebecca Yorke

Jane Rebecca York is most widely recognized for being the last person convicted under the Witchcraft Act of 1735. Parliament in the Kingdom of...

Story of Chang and Eng Bunker – Conjoined Twins

Chang and Eng Bunker were Siamese-American conjoined twins born on May 11, 1811. They are most widely recognized for coining the phrase "Siamese twins,"...