The 'Middle Stone Age'. See 'The Chronology of the Stone Age'.
Fact of the Day
In 1875 the king of Fiji brought back measles from a state visit to Australia and wiped out 25% of his own people.
Quote of the Day
"It's ever been the British way, that we are powerless to expel foreigners, but puissant and bold when it comes to making civil war. "
~ Gildas (6th century)
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.