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In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.

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 Today in History - 3/5

  • 1179 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
  • 1461 Henry VI was deposed by Duke of York during War of the Roses
  • 1496 English king Henry VII hires John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) to explore
  • 1528 Utrecht governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
  • 1558 Smoking tobacco introduced in Europe by Francisco Fernandes
  • 1579 Betuwe joins Union of Utrecht
  • 1616 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index