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August 11: Pope Alexander VI

Alexander VI (1492) It was on this date, August 11, 1492, that Rodrigo Borgia was elected Pope Alexander VI. That he lived lavishly, showered gifts and offices on his relatives, kept mistresses and fathered children while occupying the chair of

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June 2: Religion and Comets

“The heathen write that the comet may arise from natural causes, but God creates not one that does not fortoken a sure calamity.”

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John Mill