Henry VIII (Penguin Monarchs): The Quest for Fame
Fact of the Day
American Charles Osborne suffered from hiccups for a record-breaking 68 years, from 1922 until 1990.
Quote of the Day
"A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business. "
~ Henry Ford
On This Day
939 Æthelstan, first King of England, died and was succeeded by his half-brother, Edmund I.
1666 French watchmaker, Robert Hubert, was executed for starting the Great Fire of London, even though he wasn't in England at the time.