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On This Day…in 1066

King Harold II of England is defeated by the Norman forces of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings, fought on Senlac...

On This Day…in 1944

On this day in 1944, German Gen. Erwin Rommel, nicknamed "the Desert Fox," is given the option of facing a public trial for...

On This Day…in 1915

British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad in Brussels for helping Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during...

On This Day…in 2002

Don't know why this is being put in because, of course, we'll never forget what happened on this day in 2002. But people need...

Count St Germain, said to be 2000 years old

In 1745, one of the most intriguing people in history visited London. A man who was said to be over two thousand years...

John Lee: the man who wouldn’t hang

For ten years, James Berry of Yorkshire, England was a police constable, and during that time he made many friends and enemies. One...

On This Day…in 1974

German businessman Oskar Schindler, credited with saving 1,200 Jews from the Holocaust, dies at the age of 66. A member of the Nazi Party,...

On This Day…

On this day in 1985, actor Rock Hudson, 59, becomes the first major U.S. celebrity to die of complications from AIDS. Hudson's death...

The Royal Gangster

Cheeky John Bindon's T-shirt says that he enjoys cocaine, with Princess Margaret on Mustique in a typical holiday photograph. He certainly did like cocaine...heroin,...

Ronald Ryan, the last execution in Australia

Ronald Ryan was the last person to be legally executed in Australia. Ryan was found guilty of shooting and killing prison officer George Hodson...

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