On 19th of March 1911 the first International Women’s Day was held
Andrew Watson #OnThisDay
On the 12th of March 1881 Andrew Watson made his debut as the world’s first black international footballer when he captained Scotland in the match against England.
Britain/Burma War #OnThisDay
On 5th March 1824, Britain declared war on Burma.
On 26th of February 1935 Scot, Robert Watson Watt, first demonstrated RADAR.
On 19th of February 1600 the Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina exploded in the most violent eruption in South American recorded history
The Battle of Herrings #OnThisDay
On the 12th of February 1429 The Battle of Herrings took place near Rouvray in France, just north of Orléans. England was at war with France.
Modern Times #OnThisDay
On 5th of February 1936 the film Modern Times was released.
Dr Strangelove: #OnThisDay
On 29th of January 1964 the film Dr Strangelove (How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) was released.
All Creatures Great and Small #OnThisDay
On 8th of January 1978 the TV series All Creatures Great and Small first aired on UK TV.
The Pendulum Clock: On This Day
On 25th of December 1656 the Dutch astronomer and mathematician Christiaan Huygens designed the first pendulum clock.