...the day in 1869 when 23-year-old Napoleon IV was killed and ritually dis-embowelled by zulus. Napoleon Eugene was the last of the Bonaparte dynasty, though let's face it, someone called Eugene was always going to struggle to live up to the family name.
... the anniversary of the death of Adolph's sister, Paula Hitler in 1960. Perhaps because of her uncanny likeness to her brother, she never married or had children.
...the National Day Against Homophobia in Canada. Pierre Trudeau, who repealed anti-gay clauses from the Criminal code of Canada once said that "The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.” Fair enough too - just so long as we don't all have to mince around like great steaming quinces.
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