The action or offence of speaking sacrilegiously about God or a sacred thing.
Fact of the Day
Since 1558, England has had a female head of state for 41% of the time.
Quote of the Day
"They have done for me at last, Hardy. "
~ Nelson, at the Battle of Trafalgar
On This Day
1915 The German army used chlorine gas in a large-scale attack for the first time during the Second Battle of Ypres. The weapon was developed by the forerunner of IG Farben.
1945 In his Berlin bunker, Adolf Hitler admitted Germany could lose the Second World War and said suicide was his only option.