The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 while she was attempting to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.