200 years ago today, the Morning Post shared a report into a health crisis gripping London - and how public health...
24 Jul 2018
The first international football match took place between England & Scotland in Glasgow, on November 30th 1872....
14 Jun 2018
It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam...
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09 Apr 2018
As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of...
27 Mar 2018
Why did Liberals wave herring in the streets on polling day in 1868?
14 Feb 2018
Over 200 years since he was born Charles Dickens remains a literary icon. In fact, he was one of the first superstars...
25 Jan 2018
Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their...
10 Oct 2017
The Queen did enjoy her namesake cake - and thanks to the work of food historians, you can recreate Victoria's...
25 Aug 2017
Donald S. Lopez, Jr. looks at Voltaire’s early reflections on Buddhism and how, in his desire to separate the Buddha...
26 Jun 2017
The Peers of Scotland gather to select their representatives for the new Parliament of 1880. It's not a smooth...
11 May 2017