Time for your weekly history lesson!
What happened this week in history? Do you know?
8/24/1456: The Gutenberg Bible printing is completed.
8/25/1814: The Library of Congress is destroyed by the British (which contained 3000 books)
8/26/1549: John Dudley, Earl of Warwick, defeats rebels and ends "John Kett's Rebellion" near Norwich, in what is now known as the Battle of Dussingdale.
8/27/1784: The first fire balloon ascent in Britain was made by James Tytler, in Edinburgh.
8/28/1892: Fire breaks out at the NYC Metropolitan Opera House.
8/29/1640: A peace treaty is signed between the English King Charles I and Scotland.