Day: August 17, 2020

Dancing plague of 1518

August 17, 2020

Do you know about the dancing plague? Where as many as 400 people didn’t stop dancing for over 90 days till they died? In July 1518, residents of the city of Strasbourg (then part of the Holy Roman Empire) were struck by a sudden and seemingly uncontrollable urge to dance.. A woman whose name was […]

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