Tag Archives: Plague

July 16, 1439

On July 16, 1439, the Plague was ravaging through England and its young king, Henry VI was desperate to stop its deadly advance. So what did the 18-year old king do? He banned kissing. If people didn’t get close enough to kiss… Continue reading

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May 17, 2004

On May 17, 2004, the first legal same-sex marriage was performed in the United States in the state of Massachusetts. The “Wrath of God” did not immediately happen as foretold by conservative religious leaders. Cats and dogs were… Continue reading

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March 28, 845

On March 28, 845 CE, 5,000 Danish Viking went on Spring Break and occupied Paris, France. They partied like only a Viking can. They pillaged, they rampaged and they performed a little sexual assault against women, men, and the occasional … Continue reading

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