It happened today – this day in history – March 26

127AD: Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy begins his observations of the heavens. 1668: England takes control of Bombay. 1780: The

Read more

It happened today – this day in history – January 22

871: The Danish invasion army beats Saxon Ethelred of Wessex at the Battle of Basing. 1371: King Robert II of

Read more

It happened today – this day in history – November 5

1492: Christopher Columbus first learns about growing and harvesting maize (corn) from Cuba’s indigenous population. 1605: Catholic conspirator Guy Fawkes

Read more