CALVARY, ROMAN EMPIRE
On this day in 50 AD twelve men lost their lives stemming from a “what would Jesus do” incident.
On this day in 1492 Christopher Columbus and his Spanish Armada landed off the coast of North America. A majority of the native peoples distrusted the travelers while the remaining members of the community hired them off the books.
On this day in 1838 Karl Marx renounced his Judaism. He was promptly asked by his mother if that meant he would now move out.
On this day in 1965 Indian troops invade the borders of Pakistan. Two weeks later fighting erupts when the troops realize they are in fact no longer in India.