History in the News!
Teacher Training Day
22nd March 2019
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ActiveHistory Training Day: 22/03/2019, Sheffield UK: BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!

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 2017-2018.

Weekly Newsletter! | Twitter Feed!

Anniversaries [embed into YOUR website!]

Births (700 years ago today): 1319Laurence Hastings, 1st Earl of Pembroke (d. 1348)

Births (550 years ago today): 1469Cecily of York (d. 1507)

Births (100 years ago today): 1919Gerhard Barkhorn, German fighter ace (d. 1983)

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Yvette Cooper, English economist and politician, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Deaths (400 years ago today): 1619Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1557)

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1969Henri Longchambon, French politician (b. 1896)

Commemorations:
International Day of the Francophonie
International Day of Happiness

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