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July 21 Saints of the Day – The Prophets Ezekiel and Daniel

On this date in 1904, Louis Rigolly, a Frenchman, became the first man to break the 100 mph land speed barrier, in Belgium, driving a British car — the first cooperative venture of those three nations in recorded history. Ezekiel (VI Cent. BC(E)) was a prophet in ancient Israel, one of the captives taken into […]

March 25 – The Annunciation

On this day in 421, at 12:00 noon local time, Venice was founded. As was the field of hydraulic engineering. HAPPY NEW YEAR! This is the Feast of the Annunciation, which as the date of the Incarnation of Christ was New Year’s Day in Christendom for hundreds of years, until the Gregorian Calendar moved it […]