God or another spiritual entity's protective care and direction.
Fact of the Day
Alcohol is from the Arabic word 'al-kuhl', which means 'the essence of things'.
Quote of the Day
"Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilisers of man. "
~ Benjamin Disraeli
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.