This Day in History:William Tell Shoots an Apple Off His Son’s Head (1307)

This Day in History:
William Tell Shoots an Apple Off His Son’s Head (1307)

Tell is a famous Swiss folk hero who is remembered in a 15th-century chronicle as an expert marksman who assassinated a tyrannical Austrian governor. According to the legend, the governor of Tell’s Swiss canton hung his hat on a stake and ordered all the townsfolk to bow to it whenever they passed. When Tell refused, he was ordered to shoot an apple off his son’s head with a crossbow as punishment. He succeeded and later escaped imprisonment to kill the governor—an event that led to what?: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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