On this day…

In 1692 Port Royal, Jamaica (the wickedest city in the world) sank into the ocean because of a massive earthquake.
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It’s Pirates of the Caribbean meets Escape from LA – with straight men wearing tights.

And Liam Neeson, Prince, Tom Jones, Dean Martin and I were born.

Hmm…

1 Comment On this day…

  1. indeterminacy

    This is also the day in history (1815) that all the little kingdoms spread over Germany were united into one. Should I tremble when I visit your blog?

    June 8th:
    “The final act of the Vienna Congress…was a new regulation of the territorial and political relations of the German states: 35 independent princedoms and city-states were united as the German Federation.”

    “In der Schlußakte des … Wiener Kongresses wird eine Neuregelung der territorialen und politischen Verhältnisse für die deutschen Länder beschlossen: 35 selbständige Fürstentümer und vier freie Reichsstädte werden zum Deutschen Bund zusammengefaßt.”

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