Saturday, July 14, 2007
Friday, July 13, 2007
The Marquis de Sade had been confined to the Bastille, for a variety of reasons, but he was transferred out of the Bastille a few days prior to its being stormed by the revolutionaries.
Thursday, July 12, 2007
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
The image is from film recovered at the site of the crash.
Monday, July 09, 2007
On this date in 1938, Howard Hughes, a man who proved that it is indeed possible to have too much money, completed an airplane flight around the world that had taken 91 hours
Sunday, July 08, 2007
Whenever I come across someone who was the second of anything, my first impulse is to find out who was first. In this instance it was John Tyler who became the first to achieve that honor upon the death of William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States, who died 31 days after his inauguration in 1841