Saturday, July 14, 2018

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Strutt Passing at 70

Today we mark seven decades since the passing of this weblog's icon, or mascot if you will, Lt.-Col. Strutt.



Please feel free to browse posts on this great officer.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Beneš Resigns

President Edvard BenešSeven decades ago today, President Edvard Beneš of Czechoslovakia resigned – “rather than sign a new constitution that would make his nation into a communist state.” However, he had no problem preferring the Nazi flag flying in Prague over Otto in the Hofburg.

Parliament Deposes

Coat of Arms of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway
113 years ago today, the Parliament of the Kingdom of Norway moved to depose the King – Oscar II.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Sir Filmer

Sir Robert Filmer: Patriarcha365 years ago today (May 26 in the Julian Calendar), Sir Robert Filmer passed away.

Patriarcha

Let us remember him in this age of popular sovereignty.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton at workTwelve squared years and four days ago today, G.K. Chesterton was born.

A quote of choice:

My attitude toward progress has passed from antagonism to boredom. I have long ceased to argue with people who prefer Thursday to Wednesday because it is Thursday.

EvKL Passing at 19

Kuehnelt-Leddihn Family Crest19 years and a week ago today, Erik Maria Ritter von Kuehnelt-Leddihn passed away.

Please feel free to browse previous posts.

Friday, May 18, 2018

A Russian Prince

150 years ago today, the future Nicholas II of Russia was born.





Thursday, May 17, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Karl Marx

Two centuries ago today, Karl Marx was born.

Saturday, April 21, 2018