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.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Solzhenitsyn Centennial

A century ago today, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was born.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Surrender of Jerusalem

The Flag of JerusalemA century ago today, the Holy City was surrendered to British forces.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Across the Ocean for a New World Order

Children's playroom in the George Washington luxury steamer, built by the Norddeutsche Lloyd in 1909; Zeitschrift Deutscher Hausschatz, 1910
A century ago today, the Persona Non Grata of this weblog, the Democratizer-In-Chief, set sail aboard the USS George Washington to carve up Europe and make the world safe for Wilsonian mass democracy.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Franz Joseph Accession at 170

170 years ago today, the reign of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria commenced.