Tuesday, December 8, 2015

History Trivia - Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Milan Italy) opens reading room

December 8

1542 Mary, Queen of Scots was born. 

1609 Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Milan Italy) opened its reading room, the second public library of Europe. 

1660 The first Shakespearean actress to appear on an English stage (believed to be a Ms. Norris) made her debut as Desdemona in Shakespeare's Othello.

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