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1 centavo 1918

  • Ref – 00005
  • Nationality – Portuguese
  • Metal –  bronze
  • Composition– Cu 960, Sn 20, Zn 20
  • Diameter – 19 mm
  • Weight – 3,0 grams…
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27. Fires, by F. H. Geake

The following are all separate incidents, having no bearing upon one another, but perhaps may as well be recorded together.


I was doing some work in my orderly room, probably some time in 1918, when my orderly room corporal came in to say that a dump was on fire. 1,506 more words

March 31, 1918: It's Not Nice to Fool Father Time

We’ve been enjoying the benefits of daylight savings time for a couple of weeks now – something most of us have always known. But it wasn’t always so. 337 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Today in 1918: Paris hit by shells from new German gun

Today in 1918 at 7:20 in the morning, an explosion in the Place de la Republique in Paris announces the first attack of a new German gun. 166 more words


And In-Flu-Enza

I had a little bird,

Its name was Enza.

I opened the window,

And in-flu-enza.  (children’s rhyme)

Last week, the flu came to my house.  My oldest daughter, the normally healthy one, was out of school for the whole week.  591 more words