RATCATCHER’S DAY

July 22, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

THIS DAY IN GEOGRAPHIC HISTORY

On July 22, 1376, legend holds that the “Pied Piper,” a ratcatcher, led more than a hundred children out of their homes in Hamelin, Germany, never to be seen again.

“And so long after what happened here
274 “On the Twenty-second of July,
275 “Thirteen hundred and seventy-six:”

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