I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
November 19, 2011
November 19: Ivan the Terrible Kills His Son, 1581
At best, Ivan the Terrible was only intermittently sane. In 1581, in a fit of anger, he dealt his son a death blow.