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Events (500 years ago today): 1521 – The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
Events (350 years ago today): 1671 – Original city of Panama (founded in 1519) is destroyed by a fire when privateer Henry Morgan sacks and sets fire to it. The site of the previously devastated city is still in ruins (see Panama Viejo).
Events (150 years ago today): 1871 – Franco-Prussian War: The Siege of Paris ends in French defeat and an armistice.
Births (100 years ago today): 1921 – Vytautas Norkus, Lithuanian-American basketball player (d. 2014)
Deaths (750 years ago today): 1271 – Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France (b. 1247)
Deaths (400 years ago today): 1621 – Pope Paul V (b. 1550)
Deaths (100 years ago today): 1921 – Mustafa Suphi, Turkish journalist and politician (b. 1883)
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1971 – Donald Winnicott, English paediatrician and psychoanalyst (b. 1896)
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