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Royal Family becomes House of Windsor, 1917

Montreal Gazette, 18 July 1917, page 16

Royal Family of Britain Becomes House of Windsor

King George by Proclamation renounces name of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha… 322 more words


Updated plans and station concepts unveiled for Surrey LRT

The City of Surrey began a series of 3 open houses on Thursday for Phase 1 of the upcoming Surrey LRT project. This latest public engagement is the 3rd round of open houses on Phase 1 the project, providing refined plans based on public input from previous consultations. 885 more words


King George or King Jesus?

(Picture taken moments before the events narrated below).

Note: On Memorial Day, I took my three kids and my niece to the park. It was a little less than a year ago that I did the same thing, after which I wrote the piece below. 365 more words

Kyle Rapinchuk

VE - Day's flags of honour

8th May 1945 – Victory In Europe Day, also known as VE – Day – the war in Europe is declared over. VE Day is a day to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces. 1,280 more words

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The Fact of the Day!!!

King George VI opened the ‘Festival of Britain’ – 3rd May 1951


56 - Hamilton: One Year Anniversary Episode

Episode 56 – Hamilton.  Well guys, we did it! We’ve been doing this podcast for a year now, and we had some of our best friends join us to talk about Hamilton.  41 more words


#OTD in 1917 – Louisa Nolan is honoured with the medal for heroism during Easter Week 1916, by King George.

According to the Sinn Féin Rebellion handbook (pg. 259), she tended to ‘wounded officers and men’ during the battle on Mount Street Bridge. ‘Miss Nolan went calmly through a hail of bullets and carried water and other comforts to the wounded men,’ the publication notes. 73 more words

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