Magna Carta: The Making and Legacy of the Great Charter
Fact of the Day
Highwayman Benjamin Child used his ill-gotten gains to discharge all the debtors in Salisbury jail. He was hanged in 1722.
Quote of the Day
"A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy. "
~ Guy Fawkes
On This Day
1288 Margaret of Scotland allegedly enacted a law allowing women to propose to men on leap days. Those who refused the proposal could be fined.
1692 Arrest warrants are issued for Tituba, Sarah Good and Sarah Osborne during the Salem witchcraft trials.