FROM THE "THINK ABOUT THIS" FILE:
This man was born in France on December 14th 1503:
And this man was captured in Tikrit on December 13th 2003:
EXACTLY FIVE HUNDRED YEARS (minus one day) APART!
Coincidence? Do you really think so?
UPDATE (16 December): a couple of readers have e-mailed to point out that I didn't take into account the ten days added by the Gregorian calendar reform. All I can say is I hope that wasn't the only problem they found in this posting.