Day 111: April 21 – Men Know When They Were Born, Not Where They Shall Die

~ View of the Po, Turin


Don’t live as though you were going to live a myriad of years. Fate is hanging over your head; while you have life, while you may, become good.

~ Marcus Aurelius, Meditations



Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.

~ William Butler Yeats


What Happened

753 BC: Romulus and Remus found Rome.

1142: Death of Pierre Abelard, lover of Heloise.

1574: Death of the first Medici duke, Cosimo de Medici.

1910: Death of American writer Mark Twain.

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