Search Here

TODAY IN HISTORY - 26 FEBRUARY


• 1616 – Galileo Galilei is formally banned by the Roman Catholic Church from teaching or defending the view that the earth orbits the sun.

• 1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from the island of Elba to begin his second conquest of France.

• 1802 – Victor Hugo's Birth Day, French author, poet, and playwright


Victor Marie (26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best-known French writers.







Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...