King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta
Fact of the Day
Since it was first pinpointed in 1831, the magnetic North Pole has moved more than 950 km
Quote of the Day
"It shall make a delightful summer capital when we invade Britain. "
~ Joseph Goebbels on Edinburgh
On This Day
1492 Columbus 'discovered' Cuba.
1647 The Putney Debates began on how Britain should be governed
1664 The Royal Marines was founded as the Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, with a strength of 1200 infantry
1922 The Italian king gave power to Mussolini after 30,000 blackshirts gathered in Rome, thus establishing the first fascist government.