What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
Stonehenge: Bones Of 14 Elite Women Reveals Gender Equality 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient remains of Stone Age humans, first excavated at Stonehenge in 2008, have revealed a surprising gender equality at the UK World Heritage Site. From an initial discovery of cremated remains of a...
Winston Churchill’s Greatest Jokes And Insults
Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th cen...
1822 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1822 in the United Kingdom.
1822 in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
1740s in Wales
This article is about the particular significance of the decade 1740 - 1749 to Wales and its people.
PhONEday
PhONEday was a change to the telephone dialing plan in the United Kingdom on 16 April 1995. It changed geographic area codes and some telephone numbers. In most areas an additional "1" was added to ...
Frontbench Team of Paddy Ashdown
The list that follows is the Lib Dem Frontbench Team/Shadow Cabinet led by Paddy Ashdown, who was Party leader from 1988 to 1999. The Party formed a Shadow Cabinet following the 1997 general election ...
Frontbench Team of Paddy Ashdown - Wikipedia
Committee on Obscenity and Film Censorship
The Committee on Obscenity and Film Censorship, better known as the Williams Committee, was a 1970s British Home Office committee chaired by Professor Bernard Williams. The task of the committee was t...
1900 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1900 in the United Kingdom.
Operation Grapple
Operation Grapple, and operations Grapple X, Grapple Y and Grapple Z, were the names of British nuclear weapons tests of very-early hydrogen bombs. These tests were carried out from 1956 until 1958 at...
Operation Grapple - Wikipedia
1510s in England
Events from the 1510s in England.
Monarch - Henry VIII
1817 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1817 in the United Kingdom.
Book of Murder
The Book of Murder was a piece of anti-Poor Law propaganda presented as the work of one pseudonymous "Marcus", originally published in Britain during the 1830s by Joshua Hobson. It aimed to incite opp...
Book of Murder - Wikipedia
1901 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1901 in the United Kingdom. This year marks the transition from the Victorian to the Edwardian era.
1874 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1874 in the United Kingdom.
1874 in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
ANZUK
ANZUK was a tripartite force formed by Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom to defend the Asian Pacific region after the United Kingdom withdrew forces from the east of Suez in the early 1970...
1832 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1832 in the United Kingdom.
1829 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1829 in the United Kingdom.
1803 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1803 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.