Saturday, April 13, 2013

This Day Historically

Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin., #203, 8912-156 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5R 5Z2


Hon. Jeff Johnson, MLA, Minister of Education, Progressive Conservative, Athabasca-Sturgeon-RedH2O

Dear Jeff:

Factoids of the history of April XIIIth IV students of history include:

I. 1250: King Louis The IXth of France is captured as the VIIth Crusade is defeated in Egypt.

II. 1346: The German Emperor, Louis of Bavaria is declared Envoy II the Vatican by Pope Clemens The VIth.

III. 1598: Political rights are granted to the French Huguenots by the Edict of Nantes.

IV. 1741: Dutch citizens protest loudly across the nation about the extremely bad quality of their bread.

V. 1895: The Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure Of The Solitary Cyclist" is released by Dr. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

VI. 1943: XXXIInd U. S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Democrat-New York dedicates the Jefferson Memorial to one of his predecessors, IIIrd U. S. President Thomas Jefferson, Democratic-Republican-Virginia.

VII. 2006: Iowa City, Iowa is ripped to shreds by powerful tornadoes.

Pick Any Day & You Will Find Something Interesting,


Source: Brainy History.

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