A series of air battles fought between Great Britain and Germany between August and October of 1940. Considered a prelude to a German invasion of England, Britain managed to fend off the German forces, despite heavy night bombings of London and other English cities.
An art exhibition held in 1910 at the London Museum, curated by Roger Fry. It featured works by artists like Cézanne, Matisse and Picasso and caused a major scandal in the London art scene.
Also known as the Great War, a conflict lasting from 1914–1918 between the Allies (Britain, America, France, Russia, Japan, Serbia and Belgium) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austro-Hungary and Ottoman Empire). It was, at that point, the largest war in world history.