Thursday 19 October 2017, 15:12:00

Does time loop?
19 October 202 BC: The Battle of Zama ends of the Second Punic War when a Roman army led by Scipio Africanus defeats a Carthaginian force led by Hannibal.
19 October 439: The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take Carthage.
19 October 1386: The first lecture is held at the University of Heidelberg, making it the oldest university in Germany.
19 October 1453: Bordeaux is recaptured by the French, leading to the end the Hundred Years' War with the English retaining only Calais.
19 October 1469: The marriage of queen Isabella I of Castile and king Ferdinand II of Aragon lais the foundation for modern Spain.
19 October 1745: Jonathan Swift, Irish author, dies in Dublin at age 77.
19 October 1862: Auguste Lumière, French movie pioneer, is born in Besançon.
19 October 1935: The Long March by the Chinese Red Army arrives in Shaanxi.
19 October 1937: Ernest Rutherford, British physicist, Nobel Prize winner in 1908 for fathering nuclear physics, dies in Cambridge at age 66.
19 October 1944: The Japanese army adopts a new tactic of kamikaze or “divine wind”, suicide attacks by military planes.
19 October 1958: The medieval church of St Clement Danes in London, hit by German bombs in 1941, is reconsecrated.
War is the supreme drama of a completely mechanized society.
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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.