The Gallic Wars
Fact of the Day
The average temperature inside a 1916 First World War tank was 51°C.
Quote of the Day
"I believe I forgot to tell you I was made a Duke. "
~ Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
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.