Today in History
July 06, 1998
The Singing Cowboy
Legendary actor Roy Rogers, known a "The King of Cowboys," dies on his ranch in California at age 86. In the 1930s on he starred in almost 100 movies and his own TV show, with his trusty horse, Trigger. When Trigger died in 1965, the singing cowboy who inspired a fast-food chain couldn't bear to part with the horse, and had him stuffed and mounted.
Today's Feature History Article
Each summer models decked out in period dress give artists a picture of life in the Wild West
Most Popular History Articles
- The Man Who Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance
- For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of WWII
- The Rise and Fall and Rise of Zahi Hawass
- Gobekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple?
- How Arlington National Cemetery Came to Be
- The CIA Burglar Who Went Rogue
- A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials
- Who Was Mary Magdalene?
- Unpack a Meal of Astronaut Space Food