Harold: The Last Anglo-Saxon King
Fact of the Day
Pope John XII was rumoured to have turned an entire wing of the Lateran into a brothel, and was in the habit of drunkenly toasting Satan.
Quote of the Day
"A man must needs close his eyes and clench his teeth, wry-mouthed and shuddering, and filtering the stuff rather than drinking. "
~ Peter of Blois, 12th century, on English wine
On This Day
1968 CBS News reports the shooting of Robert F. Kennedy.
1989 A man famously obstructs a column of Chinese People's Army tanks on Tiananmen Square in Peking.