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And enough for me that when my hand touched your shoulder, you leaned on me; and when you felt me slip away, you called my name.

Orson Scott Card in Company Quotes

 Today in History - 2/20

  • 1525 Swiss and German mercenaries desert Fran‡ois I's army
  • 1547 King Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII
  • 1613 Gerard Reynst appointed Dutch gov-gen of East-Indies
  • 1653 Defeat of Dutch fleet under Adm Van Tromp by Adm Blake off Portsmouth
  • 1673 1st recorded wine auction held (London)
  • 1710 Johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen Neth
  • 1725 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in NH for œ100/scalp bounty