Daily Archives: February 23, 2012

Article: Vagabonds of 1566


The following link is to an article about the many types of vagabonds from a publication in 1566 – worth a read.

For more, visit:
http://www.listsofnote.com/2012/02/23-types-of-vagabond.html


Article: The Myth of the 8 Hour Sleep


The following link is to an article about the historical method of sleeping – a quick and interesting read.

For more, visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/22/the-myth-of-8-hour-sleep/


Today in History: 23 February 1836


Texas: San Antonio – the Battle of the Alamo

On this day in 1836, the Battle of the Alamo begins in San Antonio, then part of Mexican Texas. This battle was part of the wider Texas Revolution. The siege of the Alamo ended on the 6th March 1836 with a Mexican victory. Killed in the battle were James Bowie, William B. Travis and Davy Crockett.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Alamo


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