Made into a saint.
Fact of the Day
1968 was the only year during the 20th century when no member of the British armed services was killed on active service.
Quote of the Day
"No-one loves armed missionaries "
~ Robespierre, 1792
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.