Jul-19: Seneca Falls Convention and Sandinista Victory in Nicaragua

Today marks the 170th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention which is seen as the birthplace for the women’s rights movements in the United States.  It also marks the day Nicaragua’s Sandinista National Liberation Front was formed in 1961 and the … Continue reading Jul-19: Seneca Falls Convention and Sandinista Victory in Nicaragua

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