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The Rosetta Comet Mission


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Learn about the first spacecraft to visit a comet, the Rosetta Mission.

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Harriet Tubman

July 7th, 2019


Learn about the brave woman who put her own life at risk to lead others to freedom along the Underground Railroad.

Notre Dame Cathedral

June 30th, 2019


Learn about the history of the famous cathedral in Paris, the Notre-Dame and the efforts to rebuilt it after the recent fire damage.

Amelia Earhart

June 17th, 2019


Learn about the famous American pilot and her many adventures to break aviation records and inspire other women to be pilots, too.

Galileo Galilei

June 8th, 2019


Learn about the famous Italian mathematician and astronomer who defied the authorities of his day in the pursuit of science and reason.

History of Memorial Day

May 25th, 2019


Learn about the history of Memorial Day.


May 4th, 2019


Learn about one of the most powerful kings of ancient Europe, Charlemagne.

History of Easter

April 20th, 2019


Learn about the history of Easter, Passover and how the holiday is celebrated today.

Neil Armstrong: First to the Moon (Updated)

April 15th, 2019


In this updated edition, learn more details about the life of Neil Armstrong. From learning to fly at age 16, to his missions in the Korean War, to …

The History of Chocolate

March 31st, 2019


Learn about the amazing history of chocolate. From the cacao bean used by the ancient Olmecs in Mesoamerica to the mass production of chocolate bars …

D-Day: Operation Overlord

March 23rd, 2019


Learn about the plans leading up to D-Day and its importance as one of the defining battles of World War 2.

St. Patrick's Day

March 16th, 2019


Learn about the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, and the origin of St. Patrick's Day.

Marie Curie

March 6th, 2019


Learn about Marie Curie, the extraordinary woman scientist who won multiple Nobel Peace Prizes and helped develop early x-ray technology.

Presidents' Day: Childhoods

February 18th, 2019


Happy Presidents' Day! Learn about the childhoods of several of the Presidents of the United States of America, many of which were very difficult and …

History of Disneyland

February 3rd, 2019


Learn about Walt Disney's idea behind Disneyland and how it came to be, from its design to its construction and future.

Walt Disney

January 28th, 2019


Learn about Walt Disney's childhood in Marceline and his early days as an animator, then on to the success of his early animated films leading up to the creation of Disneyland.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21st, 2019


Learn about the great civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a pastor to his great march on Washington, and about the change that came from his efforts to bring about equality in the United States …

Pyramids of Egypt

January 11th, 2019


Learn about the incredible pyramids of Ancient Egypt, pharaohs, mummies, and more about why and how the pyramids were built.

Christmas Trees

December 18th, 2018


Learn about the origin of Christmas trees which started in ancient European times and now is a primary tradition in cultures around the world who …

Dian Fossey

November 29th, 2018


Learn about Dian Fossey, the zoologist who sacrificed much to study the Gorillas of Rwanda and help to protect them.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

November 14th, 2018


Learn about the musical prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

The History of Halloween

October 26th, 2018


Learn about the 2,000 year old history of Halloween, which started with ancient Celtic traditions and evolved into the fun celebration it is today.

Marco Polo

October 18th, 2018


Learn about Marco Polo, the Italian merchant, who traveled Asia to become one of the earliest European explorers to learn about its culture and …

Steve Irwin: The Crocodile Hunter

October 11th, 2018


Learn about Steve Irwin, best known as The Crocodile Hunter, an Australian TV personality and crocodile expert who had a passion for teaching about wildlife and it's preservation.

Hedy Lamarr

September 24th, 2018


Learn about Hedy Lamarr, the famous actress who also helped invent an early device for radio communications.

Bruce Lee

September 6th, 2018


Learn about the world famous Chinese martial artist, actor and pop culture icon, Bruce Lee.

The Eiffel Tower

August 29th, 2018


Learn about the history of Paris's world famous Eiffel Tower.

Eras In History: The Renaissance

August 18th, 2018


Learn about one of the greatest eras in history, The Renaissance, where education and innovation flourished, the likes of which had never before been seen in the history of the world.

Nurses Of World War I

August 10th, 2018


Learn about the brave female nurses of World War I and all they did to bring comfort and cheer to the wounded during one of the most difficult …

Michael Jordan

August 4th, 2018


Learn about the world famous basketball player Michael Jordan. Follow us on a journey from his childhood in Brooklyn to championship years with the …

Current Events: Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers Castle

July 29th, 2018


Current Events: Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers Castle by Bedtime History

Jacques Cousteau

July 21st, 2018


Learn about the childhood of Jacques Cousteau, when he first became interested in the ocean, his later invention of the aqua-lung and his filmmaking adventures across the globe.

Current Events: Thailand soccer team Tham Luang cave rescue

July 15th, 2018


Learn about a current event, the rescue of the soccer team in the Tham Luang Thailand caves; and the brave divers who gave their all to bring the boys to safety.

Computer Science

July 7th, 2018


Learn about the history of computer technology, from the abacus of the ancient world to smartphones of the modern age.

Irving Berlin

July 5th, 2018


Learn about the ambitious young immigrant, Irving Berlin, and his rise from poverty to become one of America's greatest songwriters.

Malala Yousafzai

June 18th, 2018


Learn about the young Pakistani school girl who challenged the Taliban in her quest for womens' rights to education.

Dr. Seuss

May 31st, 2018


Learn about the childhood and career of world famous children's author and artist, Dr. Seuss.

Shirley Temple

May 19th, 2018


Learn about Shirley Temple, the young child star who won the hearts of people everywhere and gave hope to America during The Great Depression.

J.K. Rowling

May 9th, 2018


Learn about J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, who dreamed of being a writer and eventually found great success in her world famous fantasy series.

Buffalo Bill Cody: Showman of the West

April 16th, 2018


Learn about Buffalo Bill Cody, the American West hunter who eventually started his own Wild West Show and travelled the world with his famous band of performers.

Mahatma Gandhi

March 13th, 2018


Learn about India and the brave man who led his people to freedom through his example of non-violence and love.

Nancy Wake

January 29th, 2018


Learn about Nancy Wake, the brave spy and soldier who helped lead the Allies and French Resistance to victory during World War 2.

George Lucas: The Star Wars Story

December 15th, 2017


Learn about George Lucas's childhood and imagination that led to the creation of one of the greatest movie franchises of all time.


December 2nd, 2017


Take a journey to the place where stars are born and learn about the history of stars and our own star, the Sun.

Newsies Strike of 1899

November 9th, 2017


Learn about the newsies strike of 1899, when a band of courageous newsboys took on the most powerful newspaper owners in New York City.

Paul Revere's Ride: A Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

October 23rd, 2017


Enjoy a reading of Paul Revere's Ride, the famous American poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Benjamin Franklin

September 27th, 2017


Learn about one of the most well known Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, who was also a writer, inventor and philanthropist.

Sandra Porter

August 22nd, 2017


Learn about an everyday hero who has changed many lives through her goodness and talents, my wonderful grandmother, Sandra Porter.

Kerri Strug: Olympic Gymnast

August 15th, 2017


Learn about Gymnast Kerri Strug as she started training as a child and improved her skills until winning a Gold Medal at the Atlanta Olympic Games.

The Navy SEALs

August 6th, 2017


Learn about the specialized military group, what it takes to become a SEAL and some of the missions they have carried out to help others.

The First Transcontinental Railroad

July 21st, 2017


Learn about the amazing engineering feat of the Transcontinental Railroad and the ingenious and brave Americans who constructed it.

Sacajawea: Noble Explorer

July 8th, 2017


Learn about the brave young Shoshone, Sacajawea, as she guides Lewis and Clark across the dangerous American wilderness in search of a better path to the West.

Sylvester Stallone: The Rocky Story

June 26th, 2017


Sylvester Stallone: The Rocky Story by Bedtime History

The Pony Express

June 18th, 2017


Learn about the adventures of the Pony Express

Abraham Lincoln: Part 2

June 2nd, 2017


Learn about Abraham Lincoln as he enters politics and as President faces the tragedies and challenges of the Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln: Part 1

April 22nd, 2017


Learn about the childhood of Abraham Lincoln in Kentucky as he learned to work hard and study, preparing to become the President of the United States …

The Chunnel: The World's Longest Undersea Tunnel

January 31st, 2017


Learn about Eurostar, the underwater tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats in the history of the world.

Joan of Arc: Heroine of Hope

December 8th, 2016


Learn about Joan of Arc, the young French girl who gave her people hope for freedom during a time of war.

Bob Feller: The Heater from Van Meter

November 23rd, 2016


Learn about Bullet Bob Feller who would grow up to become one of the fastest pitchers of all time.

Gail Halvorsen: Berlin Candy Bomber

November 2nd, 2016


Learn about World War 2 pilot Gail Halvorsen, who came up with a creative way to bring hope to the children of war torn Germany.

Sir Edmund Hillary: Knight of Mount Everest

October 19th, 2016


Learn about the adventures of Sir Edmund Hillary as he grew from boy to man and conquered the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.

Tegla Loroupe: Marathon Hero

October 8th, 2016


Learn about Tegla Loroupe, the little girl from Africa who grew up to be a famous marathon runner and inspiration to her people.

Nellie Bly: Around the World in 72 Days

September 23rd, 2016


Nellie Bly: Around the World in 72 Days by Bedtime History

Neil Armstrong: First to the Moon

September 13th, 2016


Learn about famous astronaut Neil Armstrong as you drift off to sleep.

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