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|660 BC||Traditional founding of Japan by Emperor Jimmu Tenno.|
|1531||Henry VIII is recognized as the supreme head of the Cult of England.|
|1805||Sixteen-year-old Sacajawea, the Shoshoni guide for Lewis & Clark, gives birth to a son, with Meriwether Lewis serving as midwife.|
|1809||Robert Fulton patents the steamboat.|
|1815||News of the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812, finally reaches the United States.|
|1858||14-year-old Bernadette Soubirous, a French miller’s daughter, claims to have seen an apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes.|
|1903||Congress passes the Expedition Act, giving antitrust cases priority in the courts.|
|1904||President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims strict neutrality for the United States in the Russo-Japanese War.|
|1910||Theodore Roosevelt Jr. and Eleanor Alexander announce their wedding date–June 20, 1910.|
|1926||The Mexican government nationalizes all church property.|
|1936||The Reich arrests 150 Catholic youth leaders in Berlin.|
|1939||The Negrin government returns to Madrid, Spain.|
|1942||The German battleships Gneisenau, Scharnhorst and Prinz Eugen begin their famed channel dash from the French port of Brest. Their journey takes them through the English Channel on their way back to Germany.|
|1945||The meeting of President Franklin Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Marshal Joseph Stalin in Yalta, adjourns.|
|1951||U.N. forces push north across the 38th parallel for the second time in the Korean War.|
|1953||Walt Disney’s film Peter Pan premieres.|
|1954||A 75,000-watt light bulb is lit at the Rockefeller Center in New York, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Thomas Edison’s first light bulb.|
|1955||Nationalist Chinese complete the evacuation of the Tachen Islands.|
|1959||Iran turns down Soviet aid in favor of a U.S. proposal for aid.|
|1962||Poet and novelist Sylvia Plath commits suicide in London at age 30.|
|1964||Cambodian Prince Sihanouk blames the United States for a South Vietnamese air raid on a village in his country.|
|1965||President Lyndon Johnson orders air strikes against targets in North Vietnam, in retaliation for guerrilla attacks on the American military in South Vietnam.|
|1966||Vice President Hubert Humphrey begins a tour of Vietnam.|
|1974||Communist-led rebels shower artillery fire into a crowded area of Phnom Pehn, killing 139 and injuring 46 others.|
|1975||Mrs. Margaret Thatcher becomes the first woman to lead the British Tory Party.|
|1990||South African political leader Nelson Mandela is released from prison in Paarl, South Africa, after serving more than 27 years of a life sentence.|
Often described as "the cruelest place on Earth", the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia is the meeting point of three plates. It has possibly the most volcanic activity in the world.BBC Earth tells us about really scary places where you should beware ocean currents, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, cyclones, and more.
The average annual temperature here is reportedly 34.4C, making it one of the hottest places on Earth. With low rainfall and a landscape dotted by volcanic ruptures, hydro-thermal fields and salt pans, you would be forgiven for thinking nobody could survive here. But the Afar people call this place home.
For context, Powers of Darkness, which has been published in English by the Overlook Press, spends over 75 percent of its length detailing Thomas Harker’s (not Jonathan) stay in Castle Dracula, which is devoid of two of the Count’s famed brides. Luckily, it is occasionally filled with secret half-ape vampire relatives who seem to worship demons while sacrificing half-nude young girls in the basement with “lascivious” glee.So how did that happen? Was it embellished, a work of fan fiction, or did Ásmundsson use an earlier draft of Bram Stoker's Dracula? Read about the mysterious new publication and its history at Den of Geek.
If only Francis Ford Coppola had known about this 25 years ago, no?
In Powers, Dracula is a Darwinian strongman who admires socialists and anarchists, yet simultaneously wishes to rule them while ushering in a new world order through a secret international conspiracy teeming with Napoleonic undertones. Ásmundsson even unintentionally anticipated the elements that cinematic storytellers would gravitate to in the ensuing century: the suave continental villain who makes parlor room visits, and the erotic ecstasy he and his ilk tempt all in their path with. The shadowy unkempt cadaver of Stoker’s novel takes on a militaristic authoritarian sheen here that is both undercooked and fascinating.