Tuesday, 31 July 2018

John Ericsson

John Ericsson was born on 31 July 1803. He invented the screw propellor for ships among other things. 

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Louis Bleriot

On 25 July 1909 Louis Bleriot became the first man to fly across the English Channel. Well done Louis. 

Monday, 16 July 2018

Anne Askew

On 16 July 1546 a Protestant named Anne Askew was burned to death in London. She is the only woman on record as being tortured in the Tower of London

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Tuesday, 3 July 2018


Happy birthday Quebec. The great city was founded on 3 July 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. 

Monday, 2 July 2018

Marston Moor

On 2 July 1644 during the English Civil War parliament won a decisive victory at Marston Moor. Is believed it was the largest battle ever fought on English soil. 

ELO Battle of Marston Moor