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Too Late Have I Loved Thee: On the Genius of Franz Joseph Haydn

He seems to need rediscovering with each new generation. And by the way, let's lose the fatuous Papa Haydn tag. Strange how certain extremely famous creators are not really famous after all. For proof of this sub-Chestertonian paradox, ... Catholic World Report, 1 week ago

Today in World War I -- July 11-17, 1914

'One day the great European war will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans." - Otto von Bismarck, 1888 The July Crisis The period between June 29 and August 1 has been called the "July Crisis." During this period, and especially ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago
Hemmings

Franz Ferdinand's fateful phaeton

at 8:00 am | Add a comment Photo by Volodymyr Osypov . Weve all heard the story: One hundred years ago, on June 28, 1914, looking magisterial in his plumed regalia, Franz Ferdinand, Archduke and ...
 Hemmings1 week ago
Daily Times Nigeria

Today in History - 5th of July

the 185th day and 26th week of 2014, there are 180 days and 26 weeks left in the year. Highlights of today in world history... 1865 Conspirators court-martialled for plotting to kill Lincoln, Grant and Andrew Johnson On this day in 1865, ...
 Daily Times Nigeria3 weeks ago
World Socialist Web Site

This week in history: June 30-July 6

, Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski announced he would step down from the Polish presidency in the vote to be held by the newly elected National Assembly. The June 4 parliamentary election had been a rout for Communist Party candidates, with Solidarity ...
 World Socialist Web Site3 weeks ago

Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Czech Connections: Part 2

In the second of our series looking at the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand on the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One, we follow the continuing Bohemian connections on the eve of the fateful Sarajevo ...
 Radio Prague1 month ago
National Endowment for the Humanities

The Odyssey of Ulysses S. Grant

On May 2 8 , 1877, the SS Indiana sailed into the harbor in Liverpool, England, carrying Civil War general and former president Ulysses S. Grant and his family. A sea of red, white, and blue appeared as they approached the docks. Grant could ...
 National Endowment for the Humanities1 month ago

Meeting held for ancient city of Karkamış

GAZİANTEP - Anadolu Agency Professor Nicola Marchetti provided information about the excavations at a press conference. He said establishing an archaeology park in the ancient city would draw many tourists to the ...
 Turkish Daily1 month ago
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