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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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What Happened – July 28

It was on this day in 1932 that President Hoover ordered the Army to clear Washington DC of Army veterans that had gathered to protest. The men who had served in The Great War had been given a delayed “bonus” while serving, due to … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 5

It was on this day in 1989 that a man stood up to some Chinese tanks. There had been protests (mostly from students seeking economic reforms, but some people wanting democracy) in Tiananmen Square since the middle of April. The … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 3

Then from five thousand throats and more there rose a lusty yell; It rumbled through the valley, it rattled in the dell; It pounded on the mountain and recoiled upon the flat, For Casey, mighty Casey, was advancing to the … Continue reading

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