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 ground breaking for the St. Lawrence Seaway.  It is also the birthday … Continue reading Aug 10: A Day of Navigators, Museums, Reparations and RBG

Sept-19: Presidents, Show Men and Mad Men

September 19th is marked by President Washington’s Farewell address (which was only printed, never delivered) and the death of President Garfield from an assassin’s bullet.  It is also marks the revocation of Charlie Chaplin’s re-entry permit by the U.S. government, the … Continue reading Sept-19: Presidents, Show Men and Mad Men