Francesc Canals i Ambrós: the Saint of Poblenou

Francesc Canals i Ambrós was born in Barcelona in 1877. He was a very kind young boy who always helped everyone and was consequently very beloved by neighbors and acquaintances. When he was 14 years old, he went to work in the popular Barcelonese store “El Siglo” and quickly earned his reputation as a good person by distributing his salary to the neediest several times. However, this was not the only thing that made him popular: people believed that Francesc had also some paranormal abilities such as guessing the time…

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#TodayInHistory – September 21

September 21 – Some important events on this day. 1192 👉🏼 English King Richard I the Lion hearted, captured by Leopold V, Duke of Austria 1217 👉🏼 The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights 1348 👉🏼 Jews in Zurich, Switzerland, are accused of poisoning wells 1621 👉🏼 King James I of England gives Sir William Alexander a royal charter for colonisation of Nova Scotia 1792 👉🏼 French Revolution: The National Convention passes a proclamation announcing the formal abolition of the French monarchy…

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