On this day in 1912, The World’s largest Ocean Liner of its time, The Titanic, sank after colliding with an iceberg on its maiden voyage. Titanic facts- Check out the website below for more facts and information about The Titanic- http://www.ultimatetitanic.com/
Wars of the Roses: Battle of Barnet – Yorkists defeat the Lancastrians and kill the Earl of Warwick.
Wars of the Roses: King Edward IV of England seizes London from Henry VI.
“What on earth is that?” This was the cry from many Londoners in 1633, when the first banana arrived in the UK and was sold in the markets of London. At the time, scientists only knew them as plantains, but are now commonly known as bananas.
On this day in 1989, a 4400 year old Egyptian mummy was discovered near the Pyramid of Cheops.
On this day in 1493, Christopher Columbus returned to Spain after his first voyage to the New World.
Today marks 1 million days since the foundation of Rome on April 21st, 753 BC.
On this day in 1530, King Henry VIII’s divorce request is denied by the Pope. Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England’s church.
On this day in 1840, British Queen Victoria (20) marries her cousin Albert (20) of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, later the Prince Consort at St James’ Palace.