3rd Century BCE--E.M.Forster's "Marabar Caves"
in Passage to India
For many ages human life remained largely the same until the 18th C. brought the Industrial Revolution.
1963-Bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church, Birmingham
Hildegard of Bingen d.n. 1179
* d.n. stands for die natalis (literally date of birth into heaven, used for saints.)
"Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them."