Saturday Scenes

Wed 22 July 2009

Mid-Year Saturday Scenes

Filed under: #satscene —— Sylvia @ 16:48

Many exciting things have happened on the 18th of July:

July 18 – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • 390 BC – Roman-Gaulish Wars: Battle of the Allia – a Roman army is defeated by raiding Gauls, leading to the subsequent sacking of Rome.
  • 64 – Great fire of Rome: a fire begins to burn in the merchant area of Rome and soon burns completely out of control.
  • 1334 – The bishop of Florence blesses the first foundation stone for the new campanile (bell tower) of the Florence Cathedral, designed by the artist Giotto di Bondone.
  • 1656 – Polish-Lithuanian forces clash with Sweden and its Brandenburg allies in the start of what is to be known as The Battle of Warsaw which ends in a decisive Swedish victory.
  • 390 BC – Roman-Gaulish Wars: Battle of the Allia – a Roman army is defeated by raiding Gauls, leading to the subsequent sacking of Rome.
  • 64 – Great fire of Rome: a fire begins to burn in the merchant area of Rome and soon burns completely out of control.
  • 1334 – The bishop of Florence blesses the first foundation stone for the new campanile (bell tower) of the Florence Cathedral, designed by the artist Giotto di Bondone.
  • 1656 – Polish-Lithuanian forces clash with Sweden and its Brandenburg allies in the start of what is to be known as The Battle of Warsaw which ends in a decisive Swedish victory.
  • 1870 – The First Vatican Council decrees the dogma of papal infallibility.
  • 1914 – The U.S. Congress forms the Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps, giving definite status to aircraft within the U.S. Army for the first time.
  • 1925 – Adolf Hitler publishes his personal manifesto Mein Kampf.
  • 2005 – Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement, first public joint statement by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the then U.S. President George W. Bush.

And on 18 July, 2009, we had a total of twentyfour scenes posted for your viewing pleasure. Check it out:

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