On March 15 in the Gregorian Calendar, Tsar Nicholas II abdicated the throne.
Nicholas was returning to Petrograd by train from the Eastern Front. However, the train’s operators “ 737 more words
1936: “The Year of the Three Kings” (postcard)
King Edward VIII (who had succeeded his father on 20 January 1936) did something that monarchs do not have the luxury of doing – he fell in love with Mrs. 255 more words
Edward VIII Abdication – New York Times Front Page Reprint
After only 11 months on the throne, he said he could not carry on « without the help and support of the woman I love, » the American socialite Wallis Simpson. 17 more words
November 9th is known in Germany as its ‘Day of Fate’. It wasn’t only the date on which in 1989 the Berlin Wall came down. 1,282 more words