The Poem of Dates

Span five centuries in 30 seconds. Say it rhythmically and enjoy.

Fourteen hundred ninety-two
Columbus sailed the ocean blue.

Fifteen hundred sixty-six
King James I was born to fix.

Sixteen hundred and eleven
the King James Bible sent from heaven.

Seventeen hundred seventy-six
the Declaration of Independence.

Eighteen hundred sixty-one
the American Civil War begun.




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