Battle of Braddock Down
Battle of Braddock Down 1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid
1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid The Silvertown TNT Plant Explosion
The Silvertown TNT Plant Explosion

Featured Destination

January 2018: Get Fit on the North York Moors

January is the traditional month for regretting the excesses of December and promising yourself and others that this year you are definitely going ...More
More Uk destinations

19th of January 2018

19th of January 2018 is the 19th day of the year.
It is St Wulfstans Day...more.

This day in history:

1643: Battle of Braddock Down - ...more
1915: 1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid - ...more
1917: The Silvertown TNT Plant Explosion - ...more
More dates from British history.

British quote for the day:

I used to be indecisive but now I am not quite sure. - Tommy Cooper.

Born today:

James Watt - 1738, Henry Bessemer - 1813, Matthew Webb - 1848, Augustine Birrell - 1850, George MacBeth - 1932, Julian Barnes - 1946, Simon Rattle - 1955, Wayne Hemmingway - 1961, Jenson Button - 1980.

Died today:

William Congreve - 1729, Frank Ramsey - 1930, Bill McLaren - 2010.

Hotel of the day:

Choose another day:

Brit Quote:
Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us. - Charles Kingsley
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Braddock Down - 1643, 1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid - 1915, The Silvertown TNT Plant Explosion - 1917
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages