This Day in History Entry #354

November 18th, 2015 by Wordsman

Placing apple atop the boy’s head
Albrecht Gessler “Just shoot it off!” said
William Tell did not bow
Nor did skill fail him now
Soon ’twas Gessler, not son, who’d be dead

Event: William Tell shoots an apple off his son’s head
Year: 1307
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William Tell Overture

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