Saint Edward the Martyr wad murdered at the instigation of his step-mother, Elfida on this day march 978 who desired to secure the crown for her son Ethelred. He was the son of Edgar the Peaceful and succeeded his father in 975
Eleanor of Aquitaine – First wife of both Louis VII of France and Henry II of England. Queen of France from 1137 - Queen of England from 1154 - She had two daughters with Louis VII before they divorced.
President's trip abroad meeting with Churchill. President Roosevelt is about to cut into birthday cake. Enroute in a big plane from Trinidad to Miami on his birthday anniversary, he had to forego his customary personal address to celebrate at birthday