Saturday, April 13, 2013
This Day Historically
April XIIIth, MMXIII
Hon. Jeff Johnson, MLA, Minister of Education, Progressive Conservative, Athabasca-Sturgeon-RedH2O
Factoids of the history of April XIIIth IV students of history include:
I. 1250: King Louis The IXth of France is captured as the VIIth Crusade is defeated in Egypt.
II. 1346: The German Emperor, Louis of Bavaria is declared Envoy II the Vatican by Pope Clemens The VIth.
III. 1598: Political rights are granted to the French Huguenots by the Edict of Nantes.
IV. 1741: Dutch citizens protest loudly across the nation about the extremely bad quality of their bread.
V. 1895: The Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure Of The Solitary Cyclist" is released by Dr. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
VI. 1943: XXXIInd U. S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Democrat-New York dedicates the Jefferson Memorial to one of his predecessors, IIIrd U. S. President Thomas Jefferson, Democratic-Republican-Virginia.
VII. 2006: Iowa City, Iowa is ripped to shreds by powerful tornadoes.
Pick Any Day & You Will Find Something Interesting,
Source: Brainy History.