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Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Polly Nichols

On 31 August 1888 Mary Ann 'Polly' Nichols was murdered. She is widely believed to have been the first victim of Jack the Ripper. www.crimehistories.org/jack 

Friday, 26 August 2016

Women in the Middle Ages

I wrote about women in the Middle Ages. There were many strong and capable women in the Middle Ages. In that era women had to work hard just to survive. www.localhistories.org/middlgeageswomen

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Leon Trotsky

On 20 August 1940 Leon Trotsky got an ice pick that made his ears burn. He died the next day. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pg2np37JNEg

Monday, 15 August 2016

Friday, 12 August 2016

Monday, 8 August 2016

Tycho Brahe

On 8 August 1576 work began on building an observatory for Tycho Brahe the great Danish astronomer www.localhistories.org/brahe

Saturday, 6 August 2016