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In particular, historiography is about what we can learn from history.
Below are two random quotes about the nature of history
from a 'pack' of over 400!
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answer by giving historical examples which prove its point.
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Events (500 years ago today): 1516 - Battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mamluks near Gaza.
Births (1000 years ago today): 1016 - Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1056)
Births (200 years ago today): 1816 - Malwida von Meysenbug, German writer (d. 1903)
Births (100 years ago today): 1916 - Pearl Hackney, English actress (d. 2009)
Births (50 years ago today): 1966 - Steve Atwater, American football player
Deaths (300 years ago today): 1716 - Stephen Fox, English politician (b. 1627)
Deaths (100 years ago today): 1916 - Cleveland Abbe, American meteorologist and academic (b. 1838)
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