History in the News!
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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.

Weekly Newsletter! | Twitter Feed!

Anniversaries [embed into YOUR website!]

Events (850 years ago today): 1167 - Battle of Monte Porzio: A Roman army supporting Pope Alexander III is defeated by Christian of Buch and Rainald of Dassel.

Events (150 years ago today): 1867 - The Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 ("the Compromise") is born through Act 12, which establishes the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Births (100 years ago today): 1917 - John F. Kennedy, American lieutenant and politician, 35th President of the United States (d. 1963)

Births (50 years ago today): 1967 - Noel Gallagher, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

Deaths (100 years ago today): 1917 - Kate Harrington, American poet and educator (b. 1831)

Commemorations:
International Day of UN Peacekeepers

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