Months Past

Dorothy Lawrence

The English reporter who posed as a man to become a soldier during the First World War was born on 4 October 1896.

Tsinghua University Founded

Reparations paid by the Chinese to the US following the Boxer Rebellion were used to open Tsinghua University in Beijing on 11 April, 1911.

Death of Walt Whitman

The American poet died on March 26th, 1892 after completing his masterpiece, Leaves of Grass, a year earlier.