The Great War: 1914-1918
Fact of the Day
Entrance to the Tower of London used to be free if you took a cat or dog to feed the lions.
Quote of the Day
"The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children. "
~ Edward VIII/Duke of Windsor
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.