Thursday, 27 March 2014

ON THIS DAY IN WEIRD


On This Day in Weird, March 27...

1309: Pope Clement V excommunicates the entire population of Venice after local leaders pass a law banning church acquisition of landed property. Venice ignores the edict.




1940: Reichsf├╝hrer-SS and bizarro occultist Heinrich Himmler orders construction of Auschwitz concentration camp at Katowice, in occupied Poland.



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