On 31 August 1869, an Irish woman named Mary Ward became the first person to be killed by a road motor vehicle. She was travelling in a steam-powered vehicle built by her cousin. But she fell off and went under a steel wheel.
Hands up who likes football? Hands up who doesn’t? I’m talking about soccer, football as we know it here in the UK. It is a game played across the globe as proved by David Beckham when he played a game on every continent back in 2015, making history! In Europe football fans have been cheering… Continue reading Football
The British have long enjoyed different forms of gambling. In fact, if we look back at the history of wagering in the UK, we can see that this country has played a key role in the evolution of gambling over the centuries. The First National Lottery Draw Up to the 17th Century – horse racing… Continue reading A History of Gambling in the UK
New Zealand is known for its diverse landscape and natural outlook. There are many exotic destinations to visit in New Zealand that it is challenging to decide where to go. Read on to learn about six destinations you can visit for a memorable trip. Bay Islands Bay Islands are one of the top tourist attractions in New… Continue reading Visit New Zealand
I found this interesting article about slaves in Anglo-Saxon Bristol https://www.buildinghistory.org/bristol/saxonslaves.shtml