Monday, 14 March 2016

On this day facts 14th March

On this day in history in 44BC, Cassius and Casca had a discussion about the upcoming assassination of Julius Caesar. They decided Mark Anthony, bestest friend of Julius Caesar, should remain alive. That was nice of them.
On this day in history in 1489, Catheine Cornaro, the Queen of Cyprus, woke up that morning and decided it would be a great idea to sell her kingdom to Venice.
On this day in history in 1757, Admiral John Byng was executed by firing squad on board HMS Monarch in front of his crew for failure to do his utmost.
Voltaire commented: "It is good to kill an admiral from time to time, in order to encourage the others."
On this day in history in 1964, Jack Ruby is found guilty by a jury in Dallas, Texas, of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, who had assassinated President John F. Kennedy the previous year.
On this day in history in 1967, President John F. Kennedy, who had been assassinated in 1963, was moved to a permanent burial place at the Arlington National Cemetery.

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