- Has anyone mentioned what special day it is today?
Armed Forces Day in Lebanon and the People’s Democratic Republic of China?
National Day in Benin and Switzerland?
Emancipation Day in Jamaica, Barbados, Anguilla, Bermuda, the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands and Trinidad & Tobago?
No, I know – Rastafrian Liberation Day!Posted 4 years agoBigButSlimmerBlokeMember
The anniversary of the day Richard the Linoheart landed in Jaffa and ate all the cakes, so distressing Saladin’s great army that they didn’t put up much of a fight and took a real beating (1197)Posted 4 years ago
Octavian entered Alexandria, bringing Egypt fully under the control of the Roman Republic. (30BC) Octavian later changed his name to Augustus then later decided to have a month named after him. This one.
Oh and Mark Antony killed himself, this day, that year.
Claudius’ birthday (10BC) – Claudius was the roman god of overacting. And the fourth emperor, who, according to Mary Beard, wasn’t as bad as Caligula, who wasn’t as bad as history made him out to be although he probably went a bit mental if anyone called him Caligula
1980 – first democratically elected head of state assumes office. .
1714 – Richard Wilson born. I don’t believe it, he’s not that old
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