Posts Tagged ‘1584’

August 17

From the press established in Lima, Peru by the Italian printer Antonio Ricardo, there issued on August 17, 1854 the first piece of printing known to have been produced on the South American continent. Ricardo, a native of Turin, ha originally traveled to Mexico City about the year 1570, where he worked occasionally with the [...]

July 23

Here lyes the Daye that darkness could no blind When Papish fogges had overcaste the sunne, This Daye the cruelle nighte did leave behind To view, and show what blodi actes were donne He set a Fox to wright how martyrs runne By Death to lyfe. Fox ventured paynes and health To give them light: [...]