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An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark - that is critical genius.

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 Today in History - 7/24

  • 1487 Citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer
  • 1534 Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
  • 1554 Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem
  • 1567 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate and 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland
  • 1577 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
  • 1577 Treason of Don Juan in Brussels
  • 1581 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange