A cold period within the Cromerian stage (or standing on its own), which has been suggested by Jim Rose. It is believed to have been around 650,000 years ago. See 'A Brief History of Climate Change'."
Fact of the Day
Lord Kitchener had four spaniels, called Shot, Bang, Miss, and Damn
Quote of the Day
"I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises "
~ Arthur Balfour on Winston Churchill
On This Day
1909 The new emergency wireless signal SOS was used for the first time.
1919 The first parliamentary democracy in Germany was created with the adoption of the Weimar Constitution. It lasted just 11 years.