Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Trondhjem in 1873

A dozen squared years ago today, King Oscar II was crowned King of Norway in Trondhjem Cathedral.


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Belloc Passing at 64

Joseph Hilaire Pierre René BellocEight squared years ago today, Hilaire Belloc passed on from this world.


Friday, July 14, 2017

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Passing of Edmund Burke

Edmund BurkeEleven score years ago today, Edmund Burke passed away.

Friday, July 7, 2017

King Gyanendra 70

The Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of NepalHis Majesty King Gyandendra of Nepal is 70 years old today.

Happy Birthday! Long live the Kingdom of Nepal!

Strutt Passing at 69

We mark 69 years 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, July 6, 2017

Constitution by Bayonet

130 years ago today, the Bayonet Constitution was signed.


Sunday, July 2, 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Hong Kong

Twenty years ago today, Hong Kong was handed over to the People's Republic of China.

Dominion Day

Happy Dominion Day, Canada!

150 years since Canada's Confederation today.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017