Saturday, September 4, 2010

History Trivia

On September 6, 973 Pope John XIII died. In 1522 Ferdinand Magellan's expedition was the first to circumnavigate the globe, but Magellan died en route. In 1651 Charles II spent the day hiding in an oak tree following defeat by Oliver Cromwell at Worcester and in 1666 The Great Fire of London was finally extinguished after much of the city and St Paul's Cathedral are lost.

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