Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.