On November 20th, 1917, the Battle of Cambrai in World War I began.
More History & Quotes
A thought for the day: Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave. -- Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
On this date in history:
In 1863, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on a Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania.
In 1932, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow carried out the ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English King Charles I in 1600
- James Abram Garfield, 20th president of the United States, in 1831
- explorer Hiram Bingham, discoverer of the Inca city of Machu ...Read More
On December 1st, 1990, the Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France met forty meters beneath the seabed.