Last Week in History (Oct. 29th)

23rd of October Lightning round of history – ON THIS DAY IN… 42BCE: Mark Antony & Octavian defeat Brutus army; in the aftermath the latter commits suicide. 1911: Airplanes were first used in war during the Italo-Turkish War. 1915: Approximately 33,000 women march on Fifth Avenue (Manhattan) for women’s suffrage. 1917: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better…

This Week In History (9th-13th Oct)

9th of October In 1967, revolutionary leader Ernesto “Che” Guevara is executed in Bolivia, a day after being captured, on the charge of attempting to incite a revolution in the country. Che, who had previously been involved in a coup d’état in Guatemala, the revolution in Cuba and various conflicts across the world, including the…