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Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstances

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  • 1523 Sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden
  • 1574 Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet
  • 1587 Deventer and Zutphen surrender to Spain
  • 1613 Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
  • 1676 Fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia
  • 1728 John Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
  • 1732 Paris churchyard Saint-M‚dard closed after Jansenistic ritual