May 25

May 25, 1966: On this day, Mission Hill Winery, was established in Canada. Although Travel and Leisure magazine has referred to Mission Hill as "the cornerstone of the Canadian wine tourist sector," the winery […]

September 29

September 29, 1571: On this day, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was born, though he is known to most as the painter simply called Caravaggio. Caravaggio painted a piece called Bacchus, depicting the capricious Greek […]

July 27

July 27, 1948: On this day, Peggy Gale Fleming was born. Fleming is a gold medalist and a three-time world champion figure skater, working as an television analyst for the sport after her retirement. […]

June 1

June 1, 862: Staffelter Hof was established. The Staffelter Hof is the oldest continuously running winery in the world, and it can be found in the Rhineland-Palatinate state of Germany, near the little town […]


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