History Schmistory, May 24: Yo, Crusades!

1218 – The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt.

Ludicrous Latin: Noster populus facit discrepantiam!

Our people make the difference!

Paris in the 60s. Mon Dieux!

History Schmistory: May 23. Hot Time in the Old Town.

1498: Girolamo Savonarola, Florentine priest, burnt at stake.

Ludicrous Latin: Prahende uxorem meam, sis!

Take my wife, please!

History Schmistory: May 21 Otto-matic

993: Holy Roman Emperor Otto III is crowned.

Ludicrous Latin: Non sum pisces

I am not a fish.

History Schmistory: May 20. A Bunch of Nicea Guys.

325: The Council of Nicea begins. Constantine opens it with a joke, ends it with a Creed.

History Schmistory: May 16. St. Petersburg Founded.

1703: St. Petersburg is founded by Peter the Great. In 1924, the name of the city was changed to Leningrad. In 1991, the city name was changed back to St. Petersburg. Tough on the GPS.

History Schmistory: May 20. Lorenzo not-so-Magnifico dies.

May 20, 1503. The OTHER Lorenzo dies, cousin of the Lorenzo Magnifico. This one is Lorenzo not so Magnifico.

source: wikipedia

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