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The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.

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 Today in History - 8/2

  • 257 St Stephen I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1057 Frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium, Pope Stephen IX [X]
  • 1375 1st roller skating rink opens (London)
  • 1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
  • 1542 French troops leave Flanders
  • 1552 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
  • 1578 Battle of Rijmenam