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Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.

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 Today in History - 5/29

  • 526 Antioch struck by Earthquake; about 250,000 die
  • 757 St Paul I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1138 Anti-Pope Victor IV (Gregorio) overthrows self for Innocentius II
  • 1167 Lombard League defeat Frederick Barbarossa at Battle of Legnano
  • 1176 Battle at Legnano: Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa
  • 1415 Council of Konstanz
  • 1453 Constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire