The HistoryNet Box


Goodies for history lovers, curated by our editors and delivered every season—straight to your door.

quiz yourself

1. This plane was known variously as the Texan, Mosquito, Harvard, Yale, Wirraway, Boomerang and Tomcat.

 
 
 
 

2. In November 1856 American marines seized four forts near this Chinese city.

 
 
 
 

3. In 1777 George Washington ordered the American army inoculated against this disease.

 
 
 
 




Weapons & Gear


this week in history


View this profile on Instagram

HistoryNet (@history_net) • Instagram photos and videos



HistoryNet Archives: Consequential Sieges

EDITORS’ PICKS

He Rode with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Was He the Deadliest Member of the Wild Bunch?

Under the alias ‘Kid Curry,’ outlaw Harvey Logan gained infamy — but whether he was the ‘deadliest’ member of the Wild Bunch is debatable.

Kid Curry seated in Deadwood jail
The man born Harvey Logan in 1867 posed slouched in a chair for this photo on Oct. 1, 1897, while being held in the Deadwood, S.D., jail. He’d been arrested for having helped rob the Butte County Bank in Belle Fourche, S.D., on June 28, 1897.

historynet magazines

Our 9 best-selling history titles feature in-depth storytelling and iconic imagery to engage and inform on the people, the wars, and the events that shaped America and the world.