Did you know, September 14th

On this day in 1759 the earliest dated English board game, A Journey through Europe, or The Play of Geography, invented by John Jeffries, is sold by him at his London home.

On this day in 1759 the earliest dated English board game, A Journey through Europe, or The Play of Geography, invented by John Jeffries, is sold by him at his London home.

On this day iin 1803 British General Lake captured Delhi in India.


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On this day in 1868 the first recorded hole-in-one is scored by Scottish golfer Tom Morris during the Open Championships at Prestwick.

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On this day in 1927 American dancer Isadora Duncan said: 'Goodbye, my friends, I go to glory,' as she set off for a drive near Nice in France. Seconds later she was dead when the end of her shrawl caught in the rear wheel of her sports car, breaking her neck.

On this day in 1982 Princess Grace of Monaco was killed in a car crash while driving with her daughter on a mountain road between Monaco and Nice when the brakes failed.

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