Famed Notre Dame Cathedral is on fire in Paris. Notre Dame, one of the oldest and most prominent cathedrals in France, is on fire. Footage from the scene shows flames and smoke spewing from the landmark, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. Source 8i.
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I was very surprised when this well known historic building was on fire and the first thing that came to my mind was arson because of the civil riots that have been happening there but I will hold it until they make a report on the cause.
Notre Dame: An Omen. The symbolism of the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral, the most renowned building in Western civilization, the iconic symbol of Western Christendom, is hard to miss. It is as if God Himself wanted to warn us in the most unmistakable way that Western Christianity is burning — and with it,... Source 8l.
We rest Notre Dame Cathedral to share interesting fact from the past:
Today is: 20th May (GMT), in history on the 20th of May, 1901 AD the following birth happened:
Max Euwe: Netherlands -- World chess champion (1935-37)