The Gunpowder Plot: Terror And Faith In 1605
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
"Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it. "
~ Oscar Wilde
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.