Archives from May, 2010

May 10

Today in Hystery May 31st

On this day in 1678, the beautiful Lady Godiva rode bare naked through the streets of Coventry to protest taxes. It didn’t work. Taxes went up, along with a lot of other things.
On this day in 1790, U.S. copyright law was enacted. The first [...]

May 10

Today in Hystery May 30th

“He later claimed he didn’t intend to go that fast but when he applied the brakes on his Toyota nothing happened”

May 10

This Day in Hystery May 29th

This saying remained true until George W. Bush became president.

May 10

Today in Hystery May 28th

On this day in 1533 Henry the 8th’s marriage to Anne Boleyn was declared null and void. She had originally fallen head over heels for Henry who got so excited about marrying her, he started his own church. At the end her head fell over her heels after Henry had her executed by chopping her [...]