1648 – The Peace of Westphalia is signed, marking the end of the Thirty Years' War.
Countries, or nation-states as we know them now didn't really exist before this, so this is huge in history. But I have to admit: I don't know where Westphalia is.
What should have been a deep but brief depression became Great because Presidents Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt tried to "do something" about it.
"Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply."
"Perform anonymous service. Whenever we do good for others anonymously, our sense of intrinsic worth and self-respect increases."
Happy Birthday Bill Wyman! Of all the songs you wrote with the Rolling Stones, this has to be in the top 2: