Posts belonging to Category Lefty Emperors

New Year's Day and Charlemagne

Happy New Year!

No, it’s not lefty Charlemagne’s birthday (he was born April 2, 742) but we have him to thank for January 1 as New Year’s Day.

It was Emperor Charlemagne who established our present calendar – as he made the first New Year’s Day – January 1, A.D. 799.

Lefty Emperor Tiberius

Famous lefthander birthday, November 16

Emperor Tiberius

Lefty Trivia

Lefty Trivia:

Although he was a lefty, the great Julius Caesar commanded all of his Roman subjects to adopt the right-handed handshake.