There’s three sides to every story: there’s the history you were taught in school, the history the revisionist dig up and the truth.
Friday December 13th
1545: Council of Trent (1545-63) opened by Pope Paul III.
1553: Henri IV (ELIZ 1553-1610) King of France (1589-1610) Edict of Nantes (1598).
1769: Dartmouth College is founded.
1774: In the first battle of the American Revolution patriots seize arms at Ft William and Mary, New Hampshire.
1816: John Adamson received a patent for a dry dock.
1897: Drew Pearson (LOST 1897-1969) columnist Washington Merry-Go-Round (1932-69).
1900: Norman Foster (LOST 1900-1976) director Mr. Moto series (1937-39), Charlie Chan series (1939-40), Davy Crockett (1954-55).
1915: Yitzhak Zuckerman (GI 1915-1981) one of the leaders of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 1943 and Warsaw Uprising 1944.
1925: Dick Van Dyke (SIL 1925- ) actor The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-66), Bye Bye Birdie (1993), Mary Poppins (1964), Fitzwilly (1967), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968),Diagnosis: Murder (1993-2001), Night at the Museum (2006).
1961: Brian Epstein becomes manager of The Beatles.
1969: Arlo Guthrie releases Alice’s Restaurant.
1981: Poland imposed martial law in a crackdown on the Solidarity labor movement.
1989: Taylor Swift (MILL 1989- ) country singer.
2003: Sadam Hussen captured.