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Today In Charleston History: August 12

1781 – Births

During a 50+ year career as an architect and engineer, Robert Mills left his legacy across the United States.

Robert Mills was born in Charlestown on August 12, 1781, during the British occupation of the city. 1,437 more words

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BORN TODAY: Countess Elisabeth Bathory - Serial Killer

Bathory was born in Transylvania in 1560 to a distinguished family. One of her    uncles instructed her in Satanism, while her aunt taught her all about sadomasochism. 401 more words

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Today In Charleston History: July 27

1669-Carolina Expedition

Mr. Joseph West was appointed Governor and Commander-in-chief of the Carolina expedition until its arrival at Barbados, or until another Governor was appointed. 280 more words

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Born today Austrian artist Gustav Klimt!

Klimt’s main subject was obviously the female body which he portrayed with great sensuality and eroticism. He became particularly famous with his “Golden Phase” paintings where he added gold leaves to his paintings. 9 more words

27 of June 1350 A.D the birth of Manuel II Palaiologos #Onthisday

27 of June 1350.A.D : born on today Manuel II Palaiologos : Byzantine Emperor

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27 of June 1350 A.D the birth of Manuel II Palaiologos #Onthisday

27 of June 1350.A.D : born on today Manuel II Palaiologos : Byzantine Emperor

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Today In Charleston History: June 21

1692

The Grand Council issued an order for:

  • “The better observance of the Lord’s Day by prohibiting the haunting of punch houses during the time of divine service” and…

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