As this report shows, the gender imbalance in British newspapers is real. Advertisements
Alfonsina Strada became the first woman to ride the Giro d’Italia, and in turn a national hero.
Kurt Cobain’s suicide remembered (locally).
Ralph Waldo Emerson visited England twice. The first unpublished in 1833, the second as a celebrated essayist in 1847. Here, from English Traits, Emerson gives his two-cents on The Times’ influence in Victorian society.