The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.