Hitler 1889-1936: Hubris
Fact of the Day
The first woman killed by a tiger in Britain died in 1705.
Quote of the Day
"Don't put your trust in revolutions. They always come around again. That's why they're called revolutions. "
~ Terry Pratchett
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.