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What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.

T.S. Eliot in Beginning Quotes

 Today in History - 12/21

  • 1163 Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods
  • 1561 Archbishop Granvelle installed
  • 1582 Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583
  • 1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11]
  • 1650 Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht
  • 1688 Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham
  • 1762 James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts