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Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own.

Robert Louis Stevenson in Cannibalism Quotes

 Today in History - 10/10

  • 680 Battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein
  • 1375 Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands
  • 1471 Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I)
  • 1549 Duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector and imprisoned
  • 1578 Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen
  • 1631 Saxon army occupies Prague
  • 1695 King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England