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26 settembre 1580: Sir Francis Drake circumnaviga il globo

27 January - Sir Francis Drake succumbed to dysentry during his final expedition against the Spanish possessions in Middle America.

Diane de Poitiers (3 September 1499 – 25 April 1566) was a French noblewoman and a courtier at the courts of kings Francis I and his son, Henry II of France. She became notorious as the latter's favourite mistress.

Diane de Poitiers September 1499 – 25 April was a French noblewoman and a prominent courtier at the courts of kings Francis I and his son, Henry II of France. She became notorious as the latter's favourite mistress.

Isaac Newton perteneció al campo de la astronomía, física, teología y matemática. Entre sus hallazgos científicos se encuentran el descubrimiento de que el espectro de color que se observa cuando la luz blanca pasa por un prisma es inherente a esa luz. Fue el primero en demostrar que las leyes naturales que gobiernan el movimiento en la Tierra y las que gobiernan el movimiento de los cuerpos celestes son las mismas.

The Laws of Motion discovered by Isaac Newton accurately describe the motion of objects moving at normal speeds. Newton also discover/created(?) the mathematical tool of Calculus.

War Horse in London. "The concern you feel for the people and creatures in this scene is inescapable. Power fiction and illusion." KB

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: There's plenty of life in the old War Horse yet... as the National Theatre triumphs in New York

Coracle- a small round boat of Welsh origin. Very small, very light. The framework is traditionally covered with animal skins.

Coracle- a small round boat of Welsh origin. The framework is traditionally covered with animal skins. Was also used by Native Americans along the Mississippi River.

The most successful pirate captain of all time was a 22-year-old Chinese woman named Ching Shih. Never heard of her? Let’s fix that!

Badass Chinese woman pirate and 7 of the most badass women who ever lived (who you've probably never heard of)

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