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On this date…

On January 30th, 1703, the 47 Ronin fulfilled their debt of honor, and claimed their place in history. The 47 had been samurai, loyal retainers of  Asano, the daimyo of Akō. Asano Naganori was a powerful and respected provincial lord, … Continue reading

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On this date…

…In 1888, Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear. Happy Holidays!

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