Glastonbury is this weekend and I imagine a few will suffer a modern day version of dancing sickness! What was dancing sickness? It began on June 24th, back in 1374 when...
The scuttling of the German fleet took place at the Royal Navy's base at Scapa Flow on 21st June, 1919, in Scotland, following the end of the First World War. The handing...
History is full of horrible incidents, and it was on June 20th back in 1756 when dozens of prisoners were thrown into a small cell at Fort William, India, for a night of...
It is without a doubt one of the most important and influential battles in British history, and the outcome changed the shape of Europe.  The Battle of Waterloo was fought...
India's Taj Mahal will always be a place close to my heart, as I have visited the site and have seen first hand how beautiful it really is.  It isn't just the building...
Whether or not you believe in capital punishment, I'm sure you can agree that one of the big problems is that when mistakes are made you can't go back.  History is full of...
It was on June 15th back in 1996 when the UK mainland's biggest bomb since World War II exploded outside a Manchester shopping centre. The attack was carried out by the...
Today marks the day, June 14th back in 1982 when the Falklands War ended following Britain accepting Argentina's surrender. The conditional surrender was agreed in Port...
As far as motor vehicle accidents go, this one is one of the worst in the historic books.  It was on June 11th back in 1955 when the accident happened at the Circuit de la...
It was on June 10th back in 1942 when the Czechoslovakian village of Lidice was destroyed by German troops in retaliation for the death of the high-ranking Nazi official...