Happy #TrafalgarDay to everyone. Let us never forget the heroes who forged our nation and that Britain's history is full of courage, innovation and achievements that should inspire us all. #OTD#OnThisDay
Highest Average in 4th innings of Tests:-
[min. 20 innings]
58.8: Geoffrey Boycott
58.3: Sunil Gavaskar
57.6: Jack Hobbs
54.4: Javed Miandad
53.2: Gordon Greenidge
52.9: Kane Williamson
#OnThisDay Geoffrey Boycott was born.
#OnThisDay 188 years ago Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, was born. To avoid being looked upon negatively he established the Nobel Prizes. @AstonHistory
👉🏼Learn more about momentous people from our past who have shaped the world today by studying history @AstonUniversity
#OnThisDay 1805 @RoyalNavy was successful in defeating the Franco-Spanish Fleet at the Battle of #Trafalgar confirming British superiority of the seas. Lord Nelson died before the end, having done his duty, handing over Command to another great commander Admiral Collingwood.