The liturgy of the Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in Latin.
Fact of the Day
David I of Scotland gave tax rebates to subjects with good table manners.
Quote of the Day
"Ἀνερρίφθω κύβος - let the die be cast "
~ Julius Caesar
On This Day
1265 Simon de Montfort and the rebellious barons were defeated by the future King Edward I at the Battle of Evesham.
1870 The British Red Cross was founded, with the aim to provide impartial help to all those suffering in war and, later, in peacetime.
1914 Britain declared war on Germany, after Germany violated the Treaty of London and invaded Belgium.