Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Women in the 20th Century

My video about women in the 20th century is 1 year old

Monday, 30 October 2017

Women's Education

On 30 October 1838 Oberlin College became the first US institution to admit women to study for degrees. 

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Thursday, 19 October 2017


On 19 October 1781 a British army surrendered at Yorktown during the American War of Independence ensuring US independence

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Alaska Day

On 18 October 1867 Alaska ceased to belong to Russia and it passed to the USA. Happy Alaska Day!.

Monday, 16 October 2017


On 16 October 1384 a woman named Jadwiga was crowned KING of Poland to make it clear she ruled in her own right. She wasn't a queen just because she married a king. 


Man of the day: On 16 October 1846 American dentist T G Morton used ether in an operation to remove a tumour on a jaw 

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Battle of Hastings

On 14 October 1066 the Normans won the battle of Hastings, changing English and so world history forever.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Saturday, 7 October 2017


On 7 October 1571 a Christian fleet crushed the Turkish fleet at the battle of Lepanto. 12,000 Christian galley slaves were set free.

Friday, 6 October 2017

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Monday, 2 October 2017

Texas rebels

Texas rose in rebellion in 1835. The Mexicans tried to take back a cannon that had been given for defense against Native Americans. The Texans refused to let the Mexicans take it. On 2 October 1835 they flew a flag with the words 'come and take it' and they repulsed a group of Mexican soldiers.