Monday, February 13, 2012

History Trivia

February 13, 1542, Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of Henry VIII of England, was executed for adultery. 1633 Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition. 1689 British Parliament adopted the Bill of Rights. 1692 Massacre of Glencoe where 38 members of the MacDonald clan were murdered by soldiers of the Campbell clan for not pledging allegiance to William of Orange.

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