On This Day

23rd April 1564 – The Bard, William Shakespeare, is said to have been born on the 23rd of April. So, if he were still alive, he would be well over 400 years old today. Of course no one really knows the exact date of his birth because these things weren’t so well regulated back then, […]

On This Day

6th February 1945 – Bob Marley was born. 1952 – King George VI died in his sleep aged just 56 and Princess Elizabeth became sovereign of Great Britain. (She wasn’t declared Queen until February 8, and wasn’t crowned Queen Elizabeth II until June 2, 1953.) 1958 – British European Airways Flight 609 crashed on its […]