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God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

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 Today in History - 2/9

  • 1267 Synod of Breslau orders Jews of Silesia to wear special caps
  • 1499 France and Venice sign treaty against Milan
  • 1537 Pope Paul III routes Cardinal Pole to England
  • 1540 The 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)
  • 1554 Battle at London: Sir Thomas Wyatt defeated
  • 1574 Louis of Nassau ends siege of Maastricht
  • 1621 Alexander Ludovisi is elected Pope Gregory XV (-1623)