New Year, New Month....

So once again, to answer questions you've never asked, here are some of the many historic events that took place in January. ruins of Lindisfarne PrioryJanuary 8, 794: The church at Lindisfarne, England is destroyed by Vikings. The local bishop is  outraged to discover  the diocese's insurance company considers Viking raids in northern Europe a preexisting condition. January 13, 1854: Anthony Foss patents the accordion. January 14, 1854: Anthony Foss's neighbors begin plotting his death. January 24, 41: Roman Emperor Caligula is assassinated by his bodyguards. His successor the Emperor Claudius asks the imperial bodyguards to re-read their job descriptions. January 25, 1149: Godfried the Young becomes Duke of Brabant. One of the perks of being duke is making everyone in Brabant keep calling you "the Young" even after you pass forty. January 28, 1495: Pope Alexander VI gives up his son Cesare as a hostage to the King of France. Let's start making a list of everything that is wrong with this scenario.....

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