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It is through Art and through Art only that we can realize our perfection; through Art and Art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence

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 Today in History - 4/24

  • 858 Nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope
  • 1061 Halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed
  • 1185 Battle at Danoura: Yoshitsune Minamoto's fleet beats imperial fleet
  • 1288 Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder
  • 1311 Gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
  • 1364 Pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht
  • 1524 Duke of Bourbon drives admiral Bonnivet out of Milan