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Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.

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 Today in History - 2/7

  • 1301 Edward of Caernarion (later Edward II) becomes 1st prince of Wales
  • 1522 Treaty of Brussels: Habsburgers split into Spanish/Austrian Branches
  • 1550 Giovanni Maria del Monte elected Pope Julius III
  • 1569 King Philip II forms inquistion in South America
  • 1613 Michail Romanov (16) becomes czar of Russia
  • 1639 Acad‚mie Fran‡aise begins Dictionary of French Language
  • 1653 Nicolas Fouquet appointed superintendant of Finance of France