This was the title that my father, Owen Canfield, was honored with Monday morning in front of Torrington(City Hall) in a short ceremony headed by mayor Elinor Carbone. 295 more words
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#OTD in 1920 – The American Committee for Relief in Ireland is founded in New York to provide support for those affected by the War of Independence.
The American Committee for Relief in Ireland (ACRI) was formed through the initiative of Dr. William J. Maloney and others in 1920, with the intention of giving financial assistance to civilians in Ireland who had been injured or suffered severe financial hardship due to the ongoing Irish War of Independence. 317 more words
Today is the day of the annual St Matthew’s Day Procession in the City of London, with pupils of Christ’s Hospital School maintaining a long-established tradition by processing from the church of St Sepulchre Newgate Street to the Guildhall, there to partake of luncheon with the Lord Mayor of London. 28 more words