Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Sunday, January 13, 2019

"Big Four" Getting Together

A century ago yesterday, the big leaders of the Entente met in Paris.


Friday, January 11, 2019

Archduke Karl at 58

Today is the birthday of the Archduke Karl, head of the House of Habsburg. 58 years ago today he was born to Archduke Otto and Archduchess Regina.

Happy Birthday, Your Imperial and Royal Highness!


Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Spanish Democracy Assented

The Coat of Arms of the King of Spain40 years ago today, King Juan Carlos I of Spain gave his assent to the democratic constitution, after a referendum 3 weeks earlier.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas

Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas.












Empress and Queen

An Empress and Queen to be was born on Christmas Eve, 181 years ago today.

Elisabeth of Bavaria.


Sunday, December 23, 2018

The Battle of Savenay

The Banner of the Catholic and Royal Army of VendéeNine quarters of a century ago today, the Battle of Savenay took place.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Siege of Toulon Ends

225 years ago today, the Siege of Toulon ended with a revolutionary victory.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Remaking and Redrawing the World

Remi Jouan: Entrée du port militaire de BrestA century ago today, the bête noire of this weblog arrived for the post-WWI Versailles conference.