An extremely large prehistoric river of the Cromerian stage, flowing from the Midlands to a massive delta in East Anglia. It was obliterated by the Anglian ice sheet. See 'A Brief History of Climate Change'.
Fact of the Day
The Spartans had a way of tackling childhood obesity: every ten days, they would get their children to strip naked and, if they were fat, they would beat them.
Quote of the Day
"It shall make a delightful summer capital when we invade Britain. "
~ Joseph Goebbels on Edinburgh
On This Day
1265 Simon de Montfort and the rebellious barons were defeated by the future King Edward I at the Battle of Evesham.
1870 The British Red Cross was founded, with the aim to provide impartial help to all those suffering in war and, later, in peacetime.
1914 Britain declared war on Germany, after Germany violated the Treaty of London and invaded Belgium.