July in History
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July in History

Diary of an Eternal Pessimist
Adam Węgłowski
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July in history according to an eternal pessimist.

1st July 2011

The mighty Arnold Schwarzenegger turned out not to be such a great husband, and so his wife Maria Shriver filed for divorce. The unfaithful Arnie got taken to the cleaners by his bitter Kennedy-clan wife.

2nd July 1505

A young law student, Martin Luther, was caught by a sudden storm near Erfurt. Thankful to the heavens for sparing him a tragic death by lightning, he solemnly swore to join a monastic order. It would be a stormy time for the Church.

3rd July 1922

Prompted by the famous Norwegian polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen, the League of Nations started issuing passports to refugees and stateless persons. Among those who benefited from his initiative were the composer Igor Stravinsky,

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