The rebellion saw a number of rebels from Kent and surrounding counties, led by Jack Cade, march on London to protest the corruption perceived in the king's advisers as well as debt caused by the wars with France.
Jack Cade Rebellion
Fact of the Day
As a young officer, First World War general Douglas 'Butcher' Haig had spoken to Napoleon, with the aid of a medium and a seance.
Quote of the Day
"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. "
~ Anne Frank
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.