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The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants.

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 Today in History - 5/6

  • 1312 Pope Clement V closes Council of Vienna
  • 1476 Emperor Frederik III of Habsburg and duke Charles the Stout arrange marriage of their children
  • 1527 Spanish and German Imperial troops sack Rome; ending Renaissance
  • 1529 Battle at Gogra: Mogol emperor Babur beats Afghans and Bengals
  • 1536 King Henry VIII, orders bible be placed in every church
  • 1598 Arch duke Albrecht and Isabella become monarch of Southern Netherlands
  • 1626 Dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets