Tuesday, January 30, 2018

André Bjerke

Klaus Forbregd: André Bjerke100 years ago today, Norwegian poet André Bjerke was born.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

German Strike

A century ago today, German workers prepared to strike.

Kaiser Wilhelm II

A year short of eight score years ago today, then future Emperor Wilhelm II was born.

Friday, January 26, 2018


Galicia et alA century ago today, Ukraine declared independence.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Horrible Day at Place de Louix XV

225 years ago today, King Louis XVI of France was brutally slain at Place de Louis XV.

Lysander Spooner

210 years and two days ago today, Lysander Spooner was born.

Overthrow in Hawai'i

125 years and four days ago today, the Hawai'ian monarchy was overthrown.

Fourteen Points at 100

A day short of two weeks and a century ago today, the bête noire and the Persona Non Grata of this weblog issued hisFourteen Points.”

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Prosit 2018

As we enter a new year, I wish all readers and occasional bypassers a happy new year.

Enjoy from Kaiserstadt Wien:

Eckartsau scenery:

160 years ago yesterday, Johann Josef Wenzel Graf Radetzky von Radetz passed away.

Italian Interregnum at 70

Seven decades and five days ago today, the Republican Constitution of Italy came into force.