Week 5

North Sea flood, 1953

Groundhog Day

Week 6

Chinese New Year

Women over 30 get the right to vote, UK, 1918

Elizabeth II proclaimed queen, 1952

Week 7


Valentine's Day

The UK goes decimal, 1971

Carter opens Tut's tomb, 1923

Week 8

President's Day US public holiday

Orkney and Sheltand given to Scotland by Norway, 1472

World's first self-propelled steam engine, Wales, 1804

First scout camp, 1907

Gutenberg Bible, first book with moveable type, 1455

Week 9

Radar invented, 1936

 Labour Party founded, 1900

Last Aztec ruler captured by Spaniard Cortes, 1525