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There is no such thing as bravery; only degrees of fear.

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 Today in History - 8/4

  • 1181 Supernova seen in Cassiopia
  • 1265 Battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort
  • 1347 English troops conquer Ft Calais
  • 1351 Sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen and English
  • 1558 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
  • 1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed
  • 1598 London's head office of Hanze closed