Fact of the Day
In 1623, one kilogram of tobacco was roughly five times more expensive than Shakespeare’s First Folio.
Quote of the Day
"Those who cast the votes decide nothing.Those who count the votes decide everything. "
~ Josef Stalin
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.