Then post the folowwing on yer blog.
Well, I did so, on a whim (and sleep deprivedness) and came up with the following.
- 1056 - Byzantine Empress Theodora dies suddenly without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty.
- 1864 - American Civil War: Union forces led by General William T. Sherman launch an assault on Atlanta, Georgia.
- 1997 - Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a car crash in Paris. (I was in Indonesia for this one).
- 12 - Gaius Caligula, Roman Emperor (d. 41)
- 161 - Commodus, Roman Emperor (d. 192)
St. Aidan of Lindisfarne, patron of firefighters feast day.
In other news, I recieved my swap package from England in the Handspun/Handcraft swap. I love the package! S sent me some lovely handmade jewelry and a journal for my spinning, already in use. She sent a lovely set of shell earrings.
Two other sets of earrings:
And Two lovely bracelets to match: