After being driven into the swamps by King Guthrun, Saxon King Alfred the Great led his Saxons to victory at the Battle of Edington in May 877. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.