The season before winter is “Autumn” or “Fall”? :)

The trees are turning, the weather’s getting cooler, laughing pumpkins are back—it’s fall! No, that one English friend tells you: it’s autumn. So how did two completely unalike words come to refer to the same season? Yes. That’s true. There is a little bit indecision about the season that comes before winter. Despite the plants die, or seem to, at the same time are at their most magnificent: they produce more fruit and, above all, turn vibrant colors. Some are relieved at the end of a hot summer, and other…

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Lepanto: the battle that saved Europe

Considered by many to have been the most important naval engagement in human history, the Battle of Lepanto was fought on this day, October 7, 1571. In short, It saved the Christian West from defeat by the Ottoman Turks. In the battle, which lasted about five hours, more than 30,000 Muslim Turks and 8,000 Christians lost their life. Not until the First World War would the world again witness such carnage in a single day, and the battle was also remarkable as the last and greatest engagement with oar-propelled vessels.…

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#TodayInHistory – October 7

October 7 – Some important events on this day. 3761 BC 👉🏼 The epoch (origin) of the modern Hebrew calendar (Proleptic Julian calendar). 1571 👉🏼 Battle of Lepanto: Holy League of southern European nations destroy Ottoman fleet in significant loss off Western Greece. ✔️ READ THE ARTICLE! 1737 👉🏼 A cyclone causes 40 foot waves that are believed to have killed 300,000 in Calcutta, India 1763 👉🏼 George III of Great Britain issues Proclamation of 1763, closing lands in North America north and west of Alleghenies to white settlement 1806…

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