Following Garibaldi's capture of Palermo, the Neapolitan garrison under General Ferdinando Lanza capitulated on June 6th, 1860.
Volume 60 Issue 6 June 2010
Ramsay MacDonald presided over his last cabinet on June 5th, 1935. He resigned two days later, on June 7th, 1935.
This month Nick Poyntz looks at how to access the wealth of digitised source material now available to historians.
In April, in the cruellest of ironies, many of Poland’s political elite perished when their plane crashed on the way to a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the massacre of an earlier generation of Polish leaders. John P. Fox reports.
Dan Plesch describes how President Roosevelt’s introduction of a global day of solidarity in June 1942 successfully promoted the ideals of the United Nations and his Four Freedoms, boosting morale in the worldwide fight against fascism.
When the England football team visited Germany in May 1938, diplomatic protocol resulted in the team giving a Nazi salute.
By taking a rational, global overview of the past, historians can better understand the challenges facing humanity, says Paul Dukes.
Britain’s diverse landscape reveals much about the people who live in it, whether it is ‘Constable Country’ or Hounslow. We should all take a closer look, says Francis Pryor.
The niches created for bees in some of Britain’s castles were an important source of food, lighting and even defence, writes Gene Kritsky.