World heavyweight champion Joe Louis went from a star to circus attraction.
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Young Black Brits stood up to police racism and tyranny, ushering in a new era for immigrant families.
The “Atmospheric Railway” ran between Exeter and Newton Abbot for a year before being abandoned.
Invading your two biggest neighbors at the same time is never a good idea.
Many former U.K. leaders know what it’s like to be shoved into retirement.
Residents of a remote Italian village used to say thank you with this bloody ritualistic “treat.”
For many big leaguers, the off-season meant a second job, from selling suits to digging graves.
Think Trump is tough on migrants? Check out what the U.S. did during the Great Depression.
Moreschi was the most famous of the last generation of men whose young singing voices were preserved by castration before puberty.
A swift change in fortunes altered the course of civil rights forever.
This Edwardian-era fighting craze, mixed with gentlemanly ingenuity, helped women win the vote.
Hmmm, maybe women are speaking a different language after all.