Relating to fighting or war.
Fact of the Day
Philip II of France decided on his wedding day that he didn't like his wife. So he sent her to a nunnery and ordered her to stay there.
Quote of the Day
"I fear the Greeks, even those bearing gifts. "
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.