Objects made by humans that are of historical interest.
Fact of the Day
English law still requires that official copies of acts of parliament be printed and preserved on animal skin.
Quote of the Day
"Those who cast the votes decide nothing.Those who count the votes decide everything. "
~ Josef Stalin
On This Day
1805 Nelson died at the Battle of Trafalgar.
1944 After a gruelling battle lasting 19 days, Aachen became the first German city to fall to the Allies in the Second World War.
1966 On the day before half term, 116 children and 28 adults were killed when a colliery spoil tip collapsed onto the school at Aberfan.