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

April 15: A Day of Heroes and Tragedies

April 15 is marked by some of history’s great tragedies – the death of Abraham Lincoln, the Titanic and the bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon.  At the same time, it also defined by great heroes from Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, … Continue reading April 15: A Day of Heroes and Tragedies

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