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Tunnel hideouts and forgotten wars: The secrets of East Flanders
Flanders Today

Tunnel hideouts and forgotten wars: The secrets of East Flanders

But what does Belgium have to do with France's disastrous foreign policy in the Americas? Little, except that Emperor Maximilian was married to Charlotte, the daughter of King Leopold I of Belgium. Belgium was thus sucked into a military campaign ... Flanders Today, 2 weeks ago
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9 of the worst monarchs in history

History has no shortage of disastrous rulers; this list could easily have been filled with the Roman Emperors alone. Rulers have been homicidal, like Nero or Genghis Khan; incompetent, like Edward II; completely untrustworthy, like Charles I; or ...
 History Extra1 month ago
Latin American Herald Tribune

July 15th in History

484 BC Dedication of the Temple of Castor and Pollux in ancient Rome 756 An Lushan Rebellion: Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is ordered by his Imperial Guards to execute chancellor Yang Guozhong by forcing him to commit suicide or face a mutiny. He ...
 Latin American Herald Tribune1 month ago
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This Week in World War I, June 21-27, 1915

, on the field of Waterloo, in what is now Belgium, a French army under the command of the former Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was decisively defeated. The victors were a pan-European force, the Seventh Coalition, under the overall command of British ...
 Social Dashboard2 months ago

Tuesday, August 11

Today is , the 223rd day of 2015. There are 142 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1611 - Because of his mental instability, the Hapsburg archdukes force Emperor Rudolf to resign his Bohemian crown to his brother, ...
 New Zealand Herald3 weeks ago

July 22nd in History

259 - Dionysius elected as bishop of Rome, succeeding Sixtus II 260 - St Dionysius begins his reign as Catholic Pope 838 Battle of Anzen: The Byzantine emperor Theophilos suffers a heavy defeat by the Abbasids. 1099 First Crusade: Godfrey of ...
 Latin American Herald Tribune1 month ago
Latin American Herald Tribune

July 16th in History

622 The beginning of the Islamic calendar. 1054 Three Roman legates break relations between Western and Eastern Christian Churches through the act of placing an invalidly-issued Papal bull of Excommunication on the altar of Hagia Sophia during ...
 Latin American Herald Tribune1 month ago

SALIERI: The Chimney Sweep

Recordings > Opera and Oratorio Oomens, Farrugia, Todd; Haycock, Saunders, Woloszko, Hidden; Sydney Children's Choir; Orchestra of the Antipodes, Helyard. Text and translation. Pinchgut Live PG005 P inchgut Opera, the plucky ...
 Opera News Online1 month ago

July 7 DVD roundup

Happy Independence Day! Hope you didn't spend all of your money on fireworks, because there's a lot to choose from this week. Mainstream : Woman in Gold Independent : 5 Flights Up; 71; Absolution; Alien Outpost; Awaken; Dark Summer; Echoes of ...
 MySanAntonio1 month ago

Midsummer Mozart Festival, Program I

and reproduced with minor revisions The first program of this year's Midsummer Mozart Festival, under the direction of George Cleve, was presented last night in San Francisco at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The offerings consisted of ...
 Examiner.com2 months ago
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