Blood and Roses
Fact of the Day
Influenza first appeared in England in the 1480s.
Quote of the Day
"You have no idea how hard it is to live out a great romance. "
~ Wallis Simpson
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.