James Garfield, the 20th president of the USA, could write in Greek with one hand and at the same time write in Latin with the other.
Fact of the Day
Quote of the Day
"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles. "
~ Friedrich Engels
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.