Daily Archives: February 27, 2012

Article: Thomas Hobbes and the English Civil War

The following link is to an interesting article on Thomas Hobbes and the English Civil War – worth a read.

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Today in History: 27 February 1700

Papua New Guinea: New Britain – Discovered by William Dampier

On this day in 1700, William Dampier became the first known European to discover New Britain. He named the island Nova Britannia

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