The Gunpowder Plot Terror & Faith in 1605 Part Two
Fact of the Day
Entrance to the Tower of London used to be free if you took a cat or dog to feed the lions.
Quote of the Day
"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles. "
~ Friedrich Engels
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.