Tag Archives: Napoleon

By Brent Ashworth
Dec 27, 2013

This Day in History Dec. 17

Events 546 – Siege of Rome: The Ostrogoths under king Totila plunder the city, by bribing the Byzantine garrison. 942 – Assassination of William I of Normandy. 1538 – Pope Paul III excommunicates Henry VIII of England. 1577 – Francis Drake sails from Plymouth, England, on a secret mission to explore the Pacific coast of […]

By Brent Ashworth
Oct 17, 2013

This Week in History, October 15, 2013

This week Brent Ashworth shares some autographs and discusses the size of autographs compared to the signers position. For example, President John Adams had a large signature as president but afterwards had a smaller signature. President Nixon also had a large signature but it was smaller after Watergate. What does your signature say about you? 1793 […]