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May 16th in history:

“The bells, bells, bells, bells…”

Wedding bells for author Edgar Allan Poe and his cousin, Virginia Clemm, on May 16th, 1836. Edgar was 27, Virginia was 13. 135 more words

Today In History

Dracula Lives v1 #6d (May 1974)

Marvel Number: AHA0089

Writer: Tony Isabella

Artists: John Buscema & Pablo Marcos

Synopsis: The Summer of 1789. Dracula is still an adviser to King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. 380 more words


Dracula Lives v1 #5b (March 1974)

Marvel Number: AHA0088

Writer: Gerry Conway

Artist: Frank Springer

Synopsis: It is the Summer of 1785 in France. Dracula arrives at an inn with his servant, Karlos. 268 more words


L'Ami du peuple/The Friend of the People

Guillotines, decapitated elite, and a bloody revolution. No this isn’t a meme on Leftbook, this is the French Revolution that lasted from 1789 to 1799. The aftermath left a nation with a headless monarch as well as ushering in a new area of political thinking. 320 more words

A Merry Christmas Message for December 2017!

And Holiday Wishes to Everyone!

The image above is special as it represents a turning point and a verification of battle plans of the principal generals near the close of the American Fight for Independence 1781. 173 more words


August 10 in history:

On August 10th, 1792, King Louis the 16th of France was sent to prison, and a royal art collection at the Louvre Palace in Paris was confiscated by the government.   82 more words

Today In History

Famous Sayings: #70 — ‘Let Them Eat Cake’

July 14, 2017

It is widely believed that Marie-Antoinette once said, “Let them eat cake,” when told how many people in France had nothing to eat.

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