Saturday 25 October 2014, 10:25:45

Does time loop?
25 October 1400: Geoffrey Chaucer, English writer, dies in London and becomes the first to be buried in the Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey.
25 October 1415: Henry V of England wins a major victory over France at the Battle of Agincourt, as famously depicted in Shakespeare's play, adding decades to the Hundred Years' War and gaining a position where he can negotiate the French king's daughter's hand.
25 October 1671: Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, the third largest moon of Saturn.
25 October 1854: British cavalry and Russian forces fight the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War, inspiring the poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
25 October 1881: Pablo Picasso, Spanish artist, is born in Málaga.
25 October 1971: Resolution 2758 recognizes the ambassador of the People's Republic of China as “the only legitimate representative of China” and expells the representatives of Chiang Kai-shek “from the place which they unlawfully occupy at the United Nations”.
One word of truth outweighs the whole world. ~ Alexander Solzhenitsen
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4umi user made info         Painting by Raphael, La Scuola di Atene or The School of Athens, 1509-1511, fresco on the wall in the Palazzo Apostolico in the Vatican, 7.7×5.0 m.