An order by a court of law stating the date on which a marriage will end unless a good reason not to grant a divorce is produced.
Fact of the Day
The UK's first ever parking ticket was issued to a doctor, Thomas Creighton, who was helping a heart attack victim.
Quote of the Day
"Water knee deep and up to the waist in places. Rumours of being relieved by the Grand Fleet. "
~ British First World War soldier writing about the trenches in his diary
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.