The enduring legacy of the sport’s pioneers.
Volume 63 Issue 9 September 2013
The latest in Rob Murray's series of Alternative History cartoons.
Benjamin Wild finds that the Middle Ages is inspiring a number of major designers.
Roger Hudson tells the story behind a gathering of glamorous movie stars in Washington DC in October 1947.
Avi Lifschitz considers the changing meanings of the Enlightenment, both to those who created it and those historians who have since attempted to define it.
France's 'First Peer' was created on September, 6th 1363
The great Olympian was born on September 12th, 1913
Mexico declared its independence from Spanish rule on 13 September 1813.
Owen Matthews revisits two articles, one of them from the earliest days of History Today, on Russia’s American empire.
The Oxford by-election of October 1938 became a referendum on the Munich Agreement of the previous month. As such it was watched closely by Roosevelt, Mussolini and Hitler. Christopher Farman describes the event.