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#1 4-6-12: today in history
04-06-2012, 10:10 AM
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1327: History's greatest unrequited love begins: Petrarch sees Laura for the first time, in church. Coincidentally, it was Good Friday, as it is this year.
1862: The Battle of Shiloh.
1917: The US enters World War I.
Happy birthday to: Raphael, Rousseau, Walter Huston, Merle Haggard.
Death day of: Raphael (symmetrical, no?), Isaac Asimov, Greer Garson, Tammy Wynette."Today, [the American voter] chooses his rulers as he buys bootleg whiskey, never knowing precisely what he is getting, only certain that it is not what it pretends to be." - H.L. Mencken
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