Novelist Agatha Christie was a keen surfer.
Fact of the Day
Quote of the Day
"I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job. "
~ Margaret Thatcher
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.