[Loch-ruadh] Today in History Dec. 5
STEVE K ROURKE
SROURKE at prodigy.net
Tue Dec 4 21:49:44 PST 2001
St. Nicholas's Eve (Netherlands).
532 Death of St. Sabas.
1212 Frederick II chosen King of Germany...again.
1443 Birth of Pope Julius II, patron of Michelangelo, Bramante, and Raphael.
1484 The Pope sets severe penalties against German witches and magicians.
1492 Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Española).
1496 King Manuel I orders the expulsion of all Jews from Portugal.
1560 Death of Francis II ( France).
1578 Francis Drake raids Valparaisio, South America.
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