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The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way. Persecution is used in theology, not in arithmetic.

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 Today in History - 9/21

  • 1066 Battle at Fulford: Norway king Harald III Hardrada beats Brit militia
  • 1192 English king Richard I the Lion hearted, captured
  • 1348 Jews in Zurich Switzerland are accused of poisoning wells
  • 1435 Treaty of Atrecht: Philip of Bourgondy vs French king Charles II
  • 1451 Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa orders Jews of Holland to wear a badge
  • 1589 Battle at Arques: French king Henri IV beats Catholic League
  • 1591 French bishops recognize Henri IV as king of France