Thought, Fact & History: 13 March 2023

Thought, Fact & History: 13 March 2023


Discontent is the first necessity of progress. — Thomas A. Edison


Ethiopia follows a 13-month calendar, and is 7 years behind the rest of the world!

An Ethiopian year is comprised of 13 months, and is seven years behind the Gregorian calendar. In fact, Ethiopians celebrated the new millennium on September 11, 2007; this is because the Ethiopians continued with the same calendar that the Roman church amended in 525 AD.


1826 Pope Leo XII renewed the prohibition of members of the Catholic Church from joining the Freemasons.

1903 Fall of the Sokoto Caliphate in Northern Nigeria, the British claim supremacy on over 500,000 square miles

2012 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., announced that it was ceasing publication of its print version, the oldest and longest continually published English-language general print encyclopaedia.

2020 Breonna Taylor, an African American EMT, was killed by Louisville, Kentucky, police officers as they burst into her apartment during a botched raid; her death led to massive protests by Black Lives Matter activists and others who called for police reform.


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