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1898: George Clark, fratricide

From the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, January 26, 1898: The pretty little city of St. Helena nestling in the picturesque Napa... • posted 1 day ago

1575: Archbishop Leonid of Novgorod

Jack Culpepper’s “The Kremlin Executions of 1575 and the Enthronement of Simeon Bekbulatovich” (Slavic... • posted 1 day ago

1662: A shipwrecked Turk in Dutch Pennsylvania

Well known as is the Dutch heritage of New York City — the former New Amsterdam — fewer realize that the Low... • posted 2 days ago

1942: The Jews of Trunovskoye

(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.) On this day in 1942, one year and four months after... • posted 4 days ago