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    Birth of the Bavarian Illuminati

    On May 1, 1776, Jewish-born Adam Weishaupt, who later converted to Catholicism and was taught by the Jesuits, established the Bavarian Order of Illuminati in Ingolstadt, Bavaria. After Pope Clement XIV had suppressed the Society of Jesus in 1773, Weishaupt became a professor of canon law. The...
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    The King James Version

    On May 2, 1611, the King James Version of the bible was published in London, England, and was authorized by King James I. The translation is noted for its "majesty of style" and has been described as one of the most important books in English culture. It served as a replacement for the two...