There was no greater shame for a Frankish nobleman than to be seen carrying a dog.
Quote of the Day
"We learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
~ Hegel (German philosopher, 1770-1831)
On This Day
1916The hospital ship Britannic, sister-ship of Titanic, hit a mine and sank, killing 30.
197421 people were killed and 182 injured when bombs exploded in two Birmingham pubs. The IRA was probably responsible, but the real culprits have never been found. The Birmingham Six, originally convicted of the bombings, were released because of dodgy police practices.
1981The proceedings of the House of Commons were televised live for the first time.