This Day in History

October 12th in History

Columbus reaches India...err...the Caribbean! In other news, the first raincoat goes on sale, Luciano Pavarotti and Carlos the Jackal are born, Robert E. Lee and John Denver die, and it's Mother's Day in Malawi!

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Quote of the Day

“You see what power is – holding someone else's fear in your hand and showing it to them.”

Amy Tan (譚恩美 Tán Ēnměi), writer born February 19, 1952