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By persistently remaining single a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation.

Oscar Wilde in Bachelors Quotes

 Today in History - 9/15

  • 608 St Boniface IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1514 Thomas Wolsey appointed archbishop of York
  • 1556 Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
  • 1584 San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid finished
  • 1590 Giambattista Catagna elected as Pope Urban VII
  • 1619 Prince Bethlen G┬ábors troops occupy Pozsony (Pressburg) Hungary
  • 1620 Mayflower departs from Plymouth England with 102 pilgrims [OS May 8]