In John Lennon left The Beatles and became as well known for his activism as for his music. Here, the singer protests the Vietnam war in London with his wife, holding a sign that reads "War Is Over, If You Want It.
―Marcus Brody The Ark of the Covenant or The Ark is a biblical artifact. According to the Bible, the Ark was a wooden chest used by the ancient Hebrews to carry the Ten Commandments. ―Sallah to Indiana Jones of the Ark
Englishman William Wilberforce, English philanthropist was born on this day August He campaigned for many important causes, most notably the abolition of slavery in Britain and its colonies.
Paul de Chomedey, sieur de Maisonneuve (1612-02-13 – 1676). Le 17 mai 1642, Maisonneuve et son groupe prennent possession de l'île de Montréal en s'installant à l'endroit identifié par Samuel de Champlain en 1611, qui sera connu sous le nom de Pointe-à-Callière. C'est la fondation de Ville-Marie. Maisonneuve occupe la fonction de gouverneur. Image : Biibliothèque et Archives Canada - Domaine public #patrimoine