By divine right: sanctioned by God.
Fact of the Day
The first woman killed by a tiger in Britain died in 1705.
Quote of the Day
"Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it. "
~ Oscar Wilde
On This Day
1537 Henry VIII's third wife, Jane Seymour, died of a fever following the birth of her son.
1648 The Treaty of Westphalia marked the end of the Thirty Years War. The first six months of the peace conference was spent arguing about protocol.
1901 Annie Edson Taylor, a 63 year old schoolteacher was the first person to plunge over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
1945 The United Nations was founded.
2003 Concorde completed its final commercial passenger flight.