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October 25

October 25, 1147: On this day, Afonso Henriques captured Lisbon. To get away from a storm, 164 ships carrying 6,000 English, 5,000 German, and 2,000 Flemish crusaders docked in Porto. They were invited to […]

October 2

October 2, 1951: On this day, Gordon Sumner, better known by his stage name Sting, was born. Aside from being a famous professional musician, he is the owner of il Palagio in Tuscany. When […]

October 29

October 29, 1969: On this day, Golden Globe winning movie The Secret of Santa Vittoria was released. The film, directed by Stanley Kramer, is about a vineyard town named Santa Vittoria, which hid a […]

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