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Grace Holley

Grace Holley

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David Attenborough: A Voice You Know, And A Man You Don...

May 12, 2021

TV presenter David Attenborough walking to work on a snowy morning the...

Radical Republicans: The Anti-Slavery Group Who Pressur...

May 4, 2021

Political cartoon by Thomas Nast (1840-1902) depicting the Republican ...

Ulysses S. Grant: President, General, Alcoholic, And Pr...

May 2, 2021

The 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant. (Library of...

Kamikazes: What Were They? Who Were They And How Did Th...

April 12, 2021

Japanese kamikaze putting on his forehead bandeau with rising sun, Pac...

1797: First Ever Parachute Jump Is Made Over Paris

April 11, 2021

Schematic depiction of Garnerin's first parachute used in the Parc Monceau des...

P.T. Barnum: Circus Magnate And Entertainer Extraordina...

April 7, 2021

Phineas Taylor "P. T." Barnum (July 5, 1810–April 7, 1891). (Harvard L...

The Rock Springs Massacre Of 1885: When 28 Chinese Mine...

April 4, 2021

An illustration of a massacre published in Harper's Weekly, September ...

Pinkertons: The Old West's Secret Police That Still Exi...

March 30, 2021

Pinkerton on horseback on the Antietam Battlefield in 1862. (Library o...

Jonas Salk: Inventor Of The Polio Vaccine (Life, Bio, &...

March 28, 2021

Dr. Jonas Salk displays his polio vaccine, which he developed in a Uni...

1977: The Worst Accident In Civil Aviation History Wher...

March 27, 2021

Wreckage on the runway of Los Rodeos after the Tenerife airport disast...

1837 Canada Gives Black Citizens Right To Vote, Though ...

March 24, 2021

People enter a polling station in Toronto to vote in the federal elect...

A History Of Tavern Names And Their Clever Wordplay

March 18, 2021

Charles Douglas Barr enjoys a pint outside The Last Drop pub in the Grassmark...

Parade History: When Did We Start Doing This All The Ti...

March 15, 2021

Confetti covers the crowd gathered for the Washington Nationals parade...

Doughboy Prophylactic: A Full History of Condoms And Pr...

March 7, 2021

A man poses holding a selection of unusual condoms are displayed at th...

John Steinbeck: Famous Author Biography, About, Facts, ...

February 27, 2021

Author John Steinbeck. (Peter Stackpole/The LIFE Picture Collection vi...

W.E.B. Du Bois: American Sociologist, Black Leader, And...

February 23, 2021

Formal photograph of W. E. B. Du Bois, with beard and mustache, around...

Why Do We Say 'God Bless You' After A Sneeze? History O...

February 16, 2021

1/27/53-Detroit, Michigan: Sneezing spreads influenza. Sneeze caught b...

Marilyn Monroe's Love Life: Divorces And Dates With Joe...

February 8, 2021

1954: A wistful Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Mortenson or Norma Jean Bak...

13th Amendment To The U.S. Constitution: What It Looked...

January 31, 2021

13th Amendment of the United States Constitution. (National Archives o...

Australia: History And Why It Was Founded As A Penal Co...

January 26, 2021

A kangaroo hops through the outback landscape June 7, 2005 near Marree...

Christine Chubbuck: Her Live TV Suicide And Everything ...

January 25, 2021

WVIZ, WTOG, and WXLT-TV reporter Christine Chubbuck in 1974, two weeks...

The Conditions On Slave Ships: What Was It Like On A Sl...

January 11, 2021

1835: Slaves aboard a slave ship being shackled before being put in th...

Where Does The Term 'Redneck' Come From? How Redneck Cu...

January 10, 2021

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy is shown performing on stage during a "live" c...

The Toy Box Killer A.K.A. David Parker Ray: Serial Kill...

January 7, 2021

Jeff Rein and David Parker Ray, 59, listen as the judge says that the ...

The U.S.'s Most Destructive Zoos

January 6, 2021

The newborn elephant baby and other elephants are pictured in their enclosure at the animal park...

The History Of Food Delivery: How Fast Takeout Became A...

January 1, 2021

Motorbike food delivery drivers on March 30, 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand...

A Brief History of Champagne: Where Did Champagne Come ...

December 31, 2020

In a celebratory setting, a man's hands pour champagne into a glass sl...

Why Do We Celebrate Christmas On December 25?

December 25, 2020

Queen Victoria's Christmas Tree, 1850. Found in the collection of Royal Collection,...

Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' By The...

December 17, 2020

Mariah Carey performs "All I Want For Christmas is You" during "The La...

20 Photos Of Bomb Shelters During The Cold War & Red Sc...

December 6, 2020

(Walter Sanders/Life Magazine/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Im...