The earliest part of the Stone Age (3.4million years BP to 300000BP). See 'A Brief History of Climate Change'.
Fact of the Day
An 11th century bishop of Séez accidentally burned down his own cathedral during a military operation.
Quote of the Day
"He so beautified the city [Rome] that he justly boasted that he found it brick and left it marble. "
~ Suetonius on Augustus
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.