Hippoi Athanatoi

More Interesting Times

And here’s mine ...

Three interesting facts:

  • 326 - The old St. Peter’s Basilica is consecrated. (with a repeat performance on the same day in 1626)
  • 1686 - Charles Francois Felix operates on King Louis XIV’s anal fistula after practicing the surgery on several peasants.
  • 1978 - Jonestown mass suicide: In Jonestown, Guyana, Jim Jones leads his Peoples Temple in a mass murder-suicide; 913 die, including 276 children.

Two births:

  • 1928 - Mickey Mouse, Cartoon Mouse
  • 1953 - Alan Moore, British comic book writer and novelist

One death:

  • 1962 - Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)
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