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Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.

Arnold Bennett in Change Quotes

 Today in History - 2/11

  • 385 Oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona
  • 824 St Paschal I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1531 Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of Church in England
  • 1543 Battle at Wayna Daga: Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
  • 1543 Karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant
  • 1573 1st European, Francis Drake sees the Pacific (from Panama)
  • 1575 King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe