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On This Day
On This Day
WC Handy fathers the blues
27 Sep 2022
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Bram Stoker wrote ‘Dracula’, never saw Transylvania
20 Apr 2020
On this day in 1912 Bram Stoker writer and theatre manager died. Stoker’s career began as a journalist in Ireland. While writing theatre reviews in...
Leap Year and other eccentricities
29 Feb 2020
On this day in 1904 was born Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff (a.k.a. Hubert Wolfstern) – the shortened name of a man who held the record for the...
Arthur Rimbaud’s explosive life
20 Oct 2019
To listen to this post, click here – On this day in 1854 the French poet Arthur Rimbaud was born. Rimbaud was born a country...
The Euro – currency basket or basket case ?
28 Feb 2017
On this day in 2002 the currencies of 11 participating European countries were cancelled as legal tender marking the official start of the Euro as...
The day that never happened
05 Oct 2015
On this day in 1582, October 5th ‘Never Happened’. Under the urging of the Catholic Church, much of Europe replaced the Julian calendar with the...
Chris at ICAAD 2017
Healing Words Video
Last 7 Days
Annie Kopchovsky cycles the globe
24th September 2023
Arthur Miller recreates the Salem witch trials
22nd September 2023
Virgil, Rome’s great poet
21st September 2023
The brothers Grimm write some stories
20th September 2023
William Golding, Lord of the Flies
19th September 2023
The Barrett Brownings combine
18th September 2023
Hank Williams, emotional country singer
17th September 2023