An epic poem by Geoffrey Chaucer, written in Middle English probably in the 1380s, detailing the tragic love story of Troilus and Criseyde during the Siege of Troy. Although not as well known as the Canterbury Tales, it is considered by some to be the better poem.
Troilus and Criseyde
Fact of the Day
Thirty-two countries attended the Evian Conference, designed to tackle the Jewish refugee crisis, in 1938. Only one country - the Dominican Republic - agreed to accept more refugees.
Quote of the Day
"We are not makers of history. We are made by history. "
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
On This Day
1787 Delaware became the first state of the modern United States.
1817 Rear-Admiral William Bligh died. He had been captain of HMS Bounty during the mutiny.