Julius Caesar may have had his terrible horrible no-good very-bad day on the 15th of March (at least according to Shakespeare), but today, the 15th of August, was doomsday for two other rulers who inspired the Bard. The Scottish king Duncan died today in 1040, and the guy who took over for him died today in 1057. You may have heard of him; his name's Macbeth.
Eerie, right? Although things didn't happen in "out, damn spot" fashion, it's entirely possible that the historical Macbeth (or as he was then... READ ON