The study of writing history, or of history that has already been written.
Fact of the Day
In 1576, the Bishop of London threatened to deal with puritans by sending them to 'Lancashire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and such like barbarous places'.
Quote of the Day
"I fear the Greeks, even those bearing gifts. "
On This Day
1968 CBS News reports the shooting of Robert F. Kennedy.
1989 A man famously obstructs a column of Chinese People's Army tanks on Tiananmen Square in Peking.