Science & Culture
Charles Darwin Published On the Origin of Species in November 1859
The British naturalist Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species on November 24, 1859 and profoundly changed the way people considered biology and science in general.
William Henry Jackson's Photographs Helped Create the National Parks
Photographer William Henry Jackson carried his camera along on official government surveys in the west, and his stunning photography of the Yellowstone area in Wyoming helped inspire the movement to create National Parks.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Scottish-born author Arthur Conan Doyle created one of the world's most famous characters, Sherlock Holmes.