Rebels: Voices from the Easter Rising
Fact of the Day
In the 16th century, more people were killed by sheep than by dogs.
Quote of the Day
"When the sarcophagus is full, we don't put another corpse in "
~ Medieval Proverb
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.