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On This Day In History
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On This Day In History
Caligula becomes emperor of Rome.
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Poor dear is so misunderstood.
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(03-16-2020, 05:21 PM)Minimalist Wrote: Caligula becomes emperor of Rome.

Not so sure. With the change in calendars in the 16th century it's hard to pinpoint certain dates to match our own.
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(03-16-2020, 05:56 PM)abaris Wrote:
(03-16-2020, 05:21 PM)Minimalist Wrote: Caligula becomes emperor of Rome.

Not so sure. With the change in calendars in the 16th century it's hard to pinpoint certain dates to match our own.

That's kinda what I thought but, I figure if you hit the general season and the year in which something happened, historical events ate muddy enough to work. Shy

That said ... Yesterday was the March Ides. On that day in 44 BCE, Julius Cesar was jumped in an alley and stabbed to death.

Not a good day for him. Wink
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Hitler announced the rearming of the Wehrmacht in 1935.
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(03-16-2020, 05:30 PM)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: Poor dear is so misunderstood.

Yes, actually another of those people of whom it can be said that the only things we have written about him were by his enemies.

The populace never seems to have wavered in their support.  It was only the upper classes and that is because they were the ones who got hit up for money to run the empire.  Always dangerous to get between a rich motherfucker and his money no matter what century you live in.
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(03-16-2020, 09:47 PM)Minimalist Wrote: Yes, actually another of those people of whom it can be said that the only things we have written about him were by his enemies.

Nero's the worst of these cases. He didn't start the fire, but rebuilt the city after it happened.
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Herod the Great is another spectacular example of the pattern.
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Today is a pretty striking day in history, with the biggest, single-day stock market drop ever.
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Hopefully it holds that distinction beyond tomorrow.
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(03-16-2020, 11:09 PM)Minimalist Wrote: Hopefully it holds that distinction beyond tomorrow.

Let's not get carried away. The Fed has no more ammunition in the locker other than printing more money, at this point. I think the depths are not yet plumbed.
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If the money becomes worthless enough 'Murricans can use it for toilet paper.

Win-win!
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(03-16-2020, 11:21 PM)Minimalist Wrote: If the money becomes worthless enough 'Murricans can use it for toilet paper.

Win-win!

The cashless po are glaring at you, Min.
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On This Day In History
As long as climate change doesn't kill all the trees they can use leaves.
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On This Day In History
Let them eat chlorophyll!
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