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Sep 30

September 30: The Bible, Printed

Johann Gutenberg

Gutenberg and His Bible (1452) It was on this date, September 30, 1452, that the first book printed with moveable metal type came off the press invented by Johann Gutenberg in Mainz, Germany. What we know about Gutenberg is little: he was born about 1400, died 1467 or 1468 at Mainz, and he was a …

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Mar 17

March 17: The Miracles of St. Patrick

What good is a miracle for proving the truth of something? If a religion is true, miracles don’t help; if a religion is false, miracles can’t help.

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Feb 11

February 11: Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious theories of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God. Proof! Proof! That is what I have always been after.

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