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Give a man a horse he can ride, give a man a boat he can sail; and his rank and wealth, his strength and health on sea nor shore shall fail.

James Thomson in Boats Quotes

 Today in History - 4/27

  • 1509 Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice
  • 1518 Treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors/Bourgondisch covenant
  • 1522 Battle at Bicacca: Charles I and Pope Adrianus VI beat France
  • 1526 Mogol King Babur beats sultan of Delhi
  • 1565 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
  • 1576 Peace of Beaulieu and Paix de Monsieur
  • 1643 Tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez," premieres in Madrid