Thursday, 30 April 2015

Women in the 18th Century

I wrote about women in the 18th century 

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Fort Sumter

On 12 April 1861 the Confederates attacked Fort Sumter so beginning the American Civil War

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Dick Turpin

On 7 April 1739 the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin was hanged. Though we call them highwaymen some of the most infamous highway robbers were women.

Sunday, 5 April 2015

Birkenhead Park

On 5 April 1847 Birkenhead Park opened. It was the first publicly funded park in Britain.