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August 12

August 12, 1712: Karl Jacob Weber was born in the town of Arth in Switzerland. Weber initially trained as an architect and an engineer, but he subsequently became involved in the excavation of numerous […]

The Month of April

April 1100: Schloss Johannisberg, Germany, was established during this time. In 1720, when the whole estate was planted with a Riesling type of grapes, Schloss Johannisberg made history by becoming the world's first closed […]

November 4

November 4, 1592 : On this day, Gerhard Van Honthorst was born. He was a Dutch painter from Utrecht who was a deep admirer of Italian art, traveling to Italy and learning from Caravaggio's […]

April 4

April 4, 1925: On this day, George Remus was nicknamed the "King of the Bootleggers" in Chicago. George Remus, born in Germany but reared in Chicago, would establish himself as a prominent defense attorney […]

February 12

February 12, 1809: On this day, President Abraham Lincoln was born. President Lincoln was the 16th United States president. He was the first president to purchase and be served Californian wine. His influence contributed […]

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