Wednesday, July 15, 2015

History Trivia - The Rosetta Stone discovered

July 15

 971 Saint Swithin, the Bishop of Winchester, was reburied inside his cathedral. The day is celebrated in England as Saint Swithin's Day.

 1207 King John of England expelled Canterbury monks for supporting Archbishop Stephen Langton.

1799 The Rosetta Stone, the key to the translation of hieroglyphs, was discovered in Egypt by a French soldier.

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