November 19th, 2005

Dragon b/w

Fact of the day

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On 19 November 1703, the Man in the Iron Mask, a prisoner in the Bastille prison in Paris, died. His true identity was the cause of much intrigue and is celebrated in the literary works of Francois Voltaire and Alexandre Dumas.
(From the daily e-mail from The Scotsman.)