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1987

Beastie Boys show turns in to riot

Was It Sabotage?It’s hard to imagine now, but back in the mid-1980’s the world was infected with a disgusting, debased destroyer of young morals and society in general. And the name of this disease was: The Beastie Boys. After the release of their first album, Licensed To Ill, the Beasties became tabloid fodder, who were equally outraged and titillated by these rapping bad boys who were con... Read more >

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1431

Joan of Arc is burned at the stake

At Rouen in English-controlled Normandy, Joan of Arc, the peasant girl who became the saviour of France, is burned at the stake for heresy. Joan was born in 1412, the daughter of a tenant farmer at Domremy, on the borders of the duchies of Bar and Lorraine. In 1415, the Hundred Years War between England and France entered a crucial phase when the young King Henry V of England invaded France and... Read more >