Freethought Almanac

Lighting a candle in toxic air.
August 9, 2011
August 9: The Terrible Sixtus

Sixtus IV (1471) It was on this date, August 9, 1471, that Franciscan Friar-turned-Cardinal Francesco della Rovere was elevated to the Papacy as Sixtus IV. A pious man, Sixtus also loved his family – he had a brother, three sisters, and fourteen nephews and nieces (two of those nephews may have been his own sons!) […]

Read More

Ronald Bruce Meyer

Our Fearless Leader.


Daily Almanac

November 28: Sir Leslie Stephen

Stephen said he never lost his faith because he never had any and helped to bring Thomas Henry Huxley's newly coined word, "agnostic," into vogue.



Daily Almanac

Coming soon!

Follow me on twitter

Error!
No 'WP_Widget_Recent_Comments' widget registered in this installation.

@ 2020 Free Thought Almanac