Did You Know…Gilles de Rais, child Serial Killer

Did you know... on September 15 1440 Gilles de Montmorency-Laval, Baron de Rais, was taken into custody  along with two of his bodyservents for the murder of anywhere up to 400 children over the course of nine years. He was convicted of the murders using the testimonies of witnesses and the uncovered bodies of some [...]


On This Day… June 24

On this day in 1901 a 19 year old artist named Pablo Picasso held his first major exhibit at a gallery on rue Lafitte in Paris. The gallery where the exhibition was held was owned by Ambroise Vollard, a dealer who also sponsored artist Paul Cezanne, and the exhibition show cased 75 of Picasso's works. [...]