History can be a most enjoyable challenge, embracing the world of Politics, Economics, Religion and Philosophy. It develops skills such as identifying main issues and the ability to select relevant information. If you are a good writer, and enjoy reading you may have an aptitude for this subject. Remember that history is good for all careers in so far as a good result in it could get you the points you need.
It may surprise you to know that Accountancy firms look favourably on people with honours History degrees as suitable for careers in Accountancy.