Daily Archives: June 14, 2014

The Magnanimous General – Ulysses S. Grant

Day 39 of Colourisation Project – June 15 On this day… In 1215 King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta. In 1502 Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Martinique on his fourth voyage. In 1643 … Continue reading

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“What a Pity She Wasn’t Born a Lad” – Emmeline Pankhurst

Day 38 of Colorization Project – June 14 Emmeline Pankhurst, born in 1858, was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement. Widely criticised for her militant tactics, she was instrumental in helping women win the right to vote. Born into a well-to-do family, her … Continue reading

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