Wednesday, December 17, 2008

What happened today in history--Dec. 17, 1790: Aztec Calendar Stone Discovered

Today is my birthday, so I am interested in what happened today in history. I am sure that there were too many significant events happened today in history. The following one was interesting.

Workers doing repairs in Mexico City unearth a massive stone bearing ancient symbols. It turns out to be a representation of the Aztec calendar and will eventually become a national treasure. Read more from WIRED.

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