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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 18th October

Today’s births and deaths paragraphs both start with a Pope, so without any further ado we see Enea Silvio Bartolomeo Piccolomini – a mild pornographic writer who went onto become Pope Pius II didn’t need a miracle to be born in 1405. 715 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 16th October

Effeminate looking King James II of Scotland kicks the births paragraph off today, given he started off as the Duke of Rothesay in 1430. We have Noah Webster to thank for the different ways Americans spell words to the rest of the English speaking countries, but he was a child of few words in 1758. 524 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 15th October

We begin today’s posting with ancient Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro who went by the pen name Virgil, found he spent ages from his birth in 70BC trying to work out what rhymed with his name. 516 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 14th September

We start today’s posting with Abu’l-Fath Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar, or Akbar I – 3rd Mughal Emperor who was a great great baby from 1542. Another old King of England and Ireland – James II and in Scotland as King James VII struggled through in 1633. 669 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 13th October

Births today begin with first ancient royal of the day – Edward of Westminster who also went by the name Edward of Lancaster and title of Prince of Wales wasn’t too sure what people would call him from 1453. 591 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 12th October

Today’s posting begins with son of King Henry VIII – King Edward VI of England and Ireland, started wearing ruffled nappies from 1537. Fellow King, of Portugal and the Algarves who spread his sea faring legs to be Emperor of Brazil – Dom Pedro I liberated himself in 1798. 606 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 11th October

Another ancient Scandinavian royal kicks things off today given curly haired King Frederick of Denmark and Norway started off in Copenhagen Castle back in 1671. Next up is founder of the YMCA, (though it would take the Village People to come up with the dance moves), George Williams draped himself over his mum from 1821. 425 more words