History in the News!
Teacher Training Day
22nd March 2019
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In order to make History relevant and vibrant to students, I update this page *DAILY* to provide the latest news, podcasts and TV programmes relating to history. I use it to create a weekly 'history in the news' display outside of my classroom.

You should also make use of the Historical Anniversaries Calendar for the current academic year.

Weekly Newsletter! | Twitter Feed!

Anniversaries [embed into YOUR website!]

Events (300 years ago today): 1720 – Sweden and Prussia sign the Treaty of Stockholm.

Births (200 years ago today): 1820Joseph Wolf, German ornithologist and illustrator (d. 1899)

Births (100 years ago today): 1920Errol Barrow, first Prime Minister of Barbados (d. 1987)

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Alen Bok?i?, former Croatian footballer

Deaths (1600 years ago today): 420Yazdegerd I, king of the Sassanid Empire

Deaths (700 years ago today): 1320Árni Helgason, Icelandic bishop (b. c. 1260)

Deaths (350 years ago today): 1670Claude Duval, French highwayman (b. 1643)

Deaths (150 years ago today): 1870Alexander Herzen, Russian philosopher and author (b. 1812)

Commemorations:
Martin Luther King Day

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