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Joe Lobdell and Marie Perry had to fight to live and love in an unforgiving age.
In 1920, pitcher Stanley Coveleski won three games for the Indians in the World Series. His main pitch then got banned.
After a prolific run as a serial killer, this death row–dwelling inmate turned to painting.
Stories of Jacco spurred animal rights legislation way back in 19th-century London.
As Kentucky saddles up for Saturday’s big race, we look back at Isaac Murphy, the first superstar Black athlete.
Before India won independence, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands had their own roller-coaster ride.
The Japanese emperor is abdicating today, having atoned for his father’s violent legacy to find a new — and lasting — role for the throne.
Sayyida Salme was the first Arab woman to publish her memoirs in the West.
A decision to publicly proclaim herself a prostitute had Xaviera Hollander telling some fierce truths about sex and cash.
Susan La Flesche Picotte graduated from medical school in 1889, 35 years before Native Americans became U.S. citizens.
Dr. Carl von Cosel’s obsession with a former patient didn’t stop when her heart did.
These young men inspired real political change when none seemed possible.