The liturgy of the Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in Latin.
Fact of the Day
One of the earliest precisely dated events is two guys getting drunk on October 22, 2137BCE.
Quote of the Day
"A revolution is a struggle to the death between the past and the future. "
~ Fidel Castro
On This Day
1701 The deposed James II (or VII of Scotland) died in exile from a brain haemorrhage. He was the last Catholic king of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
1982 The massacre of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children began in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Lebanon. It continued for two days.
1992 The British government was forced to withdraw the pound from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) on what became known as 'Black Wednesday'.
1994 The BBC lifted a ban on the voices of Sinn Fein and other Irish republican and loyalist representatives being broadcast.