Day 127: May 7 – Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

~ The Park of Versailles


There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.

~ Voltaire



If one tells the truth, one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out.

~ Oscar Wilde

What Happened

1812: The birth of English poet Robert Browning.

1833: The birth of German composer Johannes Brahms in Hamburg.

1840: The birth of Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky in Kamsko-Votkinsk, Russia.

1892: The birth of Yugoslav dictator Josip Broz Tito in Zagreb.

1954: French forces surrender to the Viet Minh at Dien Bien Phu in French Indochina.

1915: A German U-boat sinks the steamship Lusitania.

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