The Wannsee Conference and the Final Solution: A Reconsideration
Fact of the Day
Isaac Newton may - or may not - have invented the cat flap.
Quote of the Day
"If you do not wish to dwell with evil-doers, do not live in London. "
~ Richard of Devizes (12th century)
On This Day
1829 The Roman Catholic Relief Act received royal assent. It allowed British Catholics to vote, hold public office, and sit in parliament.
1912 The Royal Flying Corps was founded.
1919 British troops slaughter hundreds of unarmed Indian civilians in Amritsar at the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
1970 Late in the evening, an explosion in one of the oxygen tanks after a routine procedure caused crisis and a mission abort for Apollo 13.