The carnival-like atmosphere of “Battle of the Sexes” on September 20, 1973, belied the importance of the event for tennis great Billie Jean King and the generations of female athletes that followed.
With a full solar eclipse set to take place on August 21, here's a look back at how this celestial phenomenon affected the great American innovator of the Gilded Age.
Can Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps really hold his own in a race with a Great White Shark? We dive deep to find out.
In celebration of our dads this Father's Day, here's a look at some other famous "fathers" and their history making creations.
Today is National Scrabble Day, so be sure to dust off that old set and spell out a tribute to the man who gave us this enduringly popular game.
Today basketball superstar and entertainer Shaquille O'Neal turns 45. To celebrate Shaq, here are some fun facts about his super-sized life and career.
'Time After Time,' a new sci-fi TV show takes fans on a time-traveling adventure as H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper into modern-day New York City. Might the famous author have actually known the infamous serial killer?
Jackie Robinson, who was born today in 1919, is remembered for integrating major league baseball, but he also left behind an equally impressive record as a crusader for African-American rights after his athletic career ended.
To celebrate Reggie Jackson's 70th birthday today, here's a look at some fun facts about the Hall of Fame slugger.
Michael Jordan turns 53 today. To celebrate the basketball legend, here are seven facts about his life and iconic career.