Category: Calendar

  • August 16: Thomas Fuller died in 1661

    “It is said that the darkest hour of the night comes just before the dawn.” ― Thomas Fuller, Thomas Fuller (1608 – 16 August 1661) was an English churchman and historian. He is now remembered for his writings, particularly his Worthies of England, published after his death. He was a prolific author, and one of […]

  • Today: Rembrandt passed away in 1669

    Self-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar (1659) by Rembrandt The Power of Art – Rembrandt (BBC): From Wikipedia:    Birth name Rembrant Harmenszoon van Rijn Born 15 July 1606 Leiden, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands) Died 4 October 1669 (aged 63) Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands) Nationality Dutch Field Painting, Printmaking Movement Dutch Golden Age Baroque Works The Anatomy Lesson of […]