In the 16th century, more people were killed by sheep than by dogs.
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Quote of the Day
"I have beaten the Russian and Austrian army commanded by two emperors. I am a little tired. "
~ Napoleon after Austerlitz
On This Day
1420 Charles VI cedes France to Henry V of England in the Treaty of Troyes after Henry's victory at Agincourt 5 years earlier.
1471 Henry VI was murdered in the Tower of London, although the Yorkists claimed he died from displeasure and melancholy.
1991 Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a female suicide bomber. His mother, prime minister Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, had been assassinated in 1984.