Dec-13: From the Mountains on the Moon to the Depths of Hell

December 13 is marked by the last moonwalk and massacres in Nanking, China and Kalavryta, Greece during World War II, the imposition of martial law in Poland and the capture of Saddam Hussein in Iraq. It is also the 381st birthday … Continue reading Dec-13: From the Mountains on the Moon to the Depths of Hell

Aug 31: Poland, Brazil, Diana, Copyright and Mother Nature

August 31st is marked by two turning points in Polish history – the  Gleiwitz Incident which Hitler used as a pretext to invade and the birth of Solidarity, along with the impeachment and removal of Brazilian President Dilma.  Today also marks … Continue reading Aug 31: Poland, Brazil, Diana, Copyright and Mother Nature

Aug 10: A Day of Navigators, Museums, Reparations and RBG

August 10th is a day of great navigation from Magellan setting sail to circumvent the globe, to the space probe named in his honor orbiting Venus to the groundbreaking for the St. Lawrence Seaway, as well as the birthday of … Continue reading Aug 10: A Day of Navigators, Museums, Reparations and RBG