On This Day: April 25th

On the 25th of April in 404 BC the 27 year Peloponnesian War came to an end. The war was fought between the Athenian Empire and Sparta and its Peloponnesian League, other notable participants in the war were Thebes and Persia. The war ended after Lysander led the Persian funded Spartan navy to victory against…

On This Day: April 6th

Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern Olympic Games, the games took place from April 6th to April 15th in 1896. The event was held in Athens, Greece, this was due to Greece being the birthplace of the original Olympic Games. It had been 1500 years since the original Olympics had beenĀ banned by Roman…