Day 99: April 9 – Life Is But A Span

~ Fountain of Diana, Villa d’Este

Wisdom

Brief is the life of each of us, and this of yours is nearly ended, and yet you do not reverence yourself, but commit your well-being to the charge of other men’s souls.

~ Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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Wit

You spend your whole life believing that you’re on the right track, only to discover that you’re on the wrong train.

~ Anon

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What Happened

1492: Death of Lorenzo de’ Medici

1865: End of American Civil War.

1940: Germany invades Denmark and Norway.

1942: American forces surrender to the Japanese at Bataan.

1945: German Admiral Wilhelm Canaris is executed in the dying days of Nazi Germany.

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