Friday 29 August 2014, 21:20:12

Does time loop?
29 August 708: Copper coins are minted for the first time in Japan.
29 August 1632: John Locke, English philosopher, is born in Wrington.
29 August 1728: Danish-Norwegian missionary Hans Egede founds the settlement of Godthåb or Good Hope in Greenland, renamed Nuuk by the Greenland Home Rule government on 1 May 1979.
29 August 1833: The British Empire legislates the abolition of slavery.
29 August 1842: The Treaty of Nanking ends the First Opium War with China handing over Hong Kong over to the British.
29 August 1949: The Cold War arms race goes nuclear with the first fission weapon test by the USSR.
29 August 1958: Michael Jackson, American singer and dancer, is born in Gary, Indiana.
29 August 2005: Hurricane Katrina makes landfall in Louisiana, one of the deadliest cyclones and the costliest natural disaster in American history.
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. ~ Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
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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.