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What Happened – December 31

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “406 – Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gaul” and the most recent is “2004 – The official opening of Taipei 101, the tallest skyscraper at that time in the world, standing at a height of 509 … Continue reading

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What Happened – November 1

It was on this day in 1512 that the public was finally allowed to view what Michelangelo had been painting on the ceiling of Sistine Chapel for the past four years. Commissioned by Pope Julius II, Michelangelo had to be persuaded to … Continue reading

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