#OnThisDay in 530 BC, Cyrus the Great, king of Persia & founder of the First Persian Empire, died.
Cyrus was buried in Pasargadae. His tomb, consisting of a modest rectangular burial chamber perched on a high, six-tiered plinth, can still be seen today.
#OnThisDay 1879 🏁 Nasceva #BeniaminoNicola. Con la @juventusfc 4 Presenze. Fu il 1° Portiere della della Storia della Juventus, il 1° a giocare una Gara Ufficiale in Bianconero e il 1° a subire 1 Gol (0-1 vs la FCB Torinese l'11/03/1900). #LiveAhead #FinoAllaFine #ForzaJuve
“Patriotism is not enough. It is not enough to love one's own people, one must love all humanity" – Edith Cavell, born #OnThisDay in 1865.
A nurse during WW1, she saved the lives of soldiers on both sides. She is memorialised on the @DurhamMiners Bowburn banner (1/2)
#OTD 1563 Council of Trent (started in 1545) held its last session, during the pontificate of Pius IV, bringing it to an end. #History #OnThisDay
The Council of Trent, depicted by Italian Mannerist painter Pasquale Cati
#OnThisDay (Sat, Dec 4) 1920 in #AlgonquinPark: "Rain set in about 10 a.m. I took pelts of mink & beaver. Cut out moccasins, etc. One made a pain. Met evening train. Rain falling all day...on into evening...Temp. 40˚ [4.5˚C]." @DRAWMcGill @ArchivesOntario @NiCHE_Canada
When I sent you the Quarantine-stained Letters...'
Bentham, writing perhaps the most ominous opening to a piece of correspondence in the Bentham Papers (to Richard Rush), #onthisday in 1823.
UC xii. 161 (4 December 1823); Correspondence (CW), xi. 328.
released #onthisday Friday December 4, 1998! On a budget of $60 million it only made $37.2 million 😬. Drew Barrymore and Nicole Kidman were both offered the role of Marion Crane!
#psycho #remake #reboot #1990s #horrormovies #anniversary #horrorcommunity #movies
Nelson Bell was just 21 when he began his career as a missionary surgeon & his sense of adventure included driving his Harley-Davidson on rural roads in China. #Pray4China #莫忘中华 #MissionsHistory #Missionary #宣教士 #China #OnThisDay #GloriaDeo #GreatCommission #大使命 2/
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