In the Medieval period, a competition between knights or teams of knights.
Fact of the Day
Peter, one of William II's chaplains, reputedly got pregnant...
Quote of the Day
"There will be opened a gateway and a road to a large and excellent science ... into which minds more piercing than mine shall penetrate to recesses still deeper. "
On This Day
1968 CBS News reports the shooting of Robert F. Kennedy.
1989 A man famously obstructs a column of Chinese People's Army tanks on Tiananmen Square in Peking.