This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.
The museum opened in the heart of Oxford in 1683
The museum is called the Ashmolean!
20 June, 1756
Black Hole of Calcutta
Siraj-ud-Daula takes Calcutta and throws British captives into a small dungeon. 120 of the captives die.
The Red Lion Hotel is an historical Grade 1 listed building (1465) located in the town centre of historic Colchester. The hotel is one of the oldest inns in East Anglia and has been described as a fine example of Tudor England.The hotel is located in the town centre and … more >>
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