Thursday, April 20, 2006

Death of the Holy Maid of London

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
You might have noticed that today's Google logo has a Miro theme.

Yes, today is the birthday of Spanish surrealist Joan Miro.

Also today in the Book of Days:

1534 England: Elizabeth Barton (b. 1506?), the mystical ‘The Nun of Kent’, also known as ‘The Holy Maid of London’, was executed at Tyburn, for treason. She was put to death by King Henry VIII largely because of her prophecies ...

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