Fact of the Day
When Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa laid siege to the Italian city of Crema, he allegedly let his troops play football with the severed heads of his captives.
Quote of the Day
"History is a set of lies agreed upon. "
On This Day
1288 Margaret of Scotland allegedly enacted a law allowing women to propose to men on leap days. Those who refused the proposal could be fined.
1692 Arrest warrants are issued for Tituba, Sarah Good and Sarah Osborne during the Salem witchcraft trials.