HH 2023

David Livingstone Leaves for Africa, 1841

Week of May 27
In his book The Man Who Presumed, Byron Farwell records that former Confederate soldier turned journalist-explorer, Henry Morton Stanley, upon meeting David Livingstone in...

David Livingstone Leaves for Africa, 18412024-05-31T19:01:03+00:00

Legacy of the Venerable Bede, 735

Week of May 20
This summer, Landmark Events will be embarking on a tour of the old kingdom of Northumbria, a land once encompassing northern England and southern Scotland, with strategic...

Legacy of the Venerable Bede, 7352024-05-31T18:43:00+00:00

The Sinking of RMS Lusitania, 1915

Week of May 6
The first year of the First World War was markedly contained in the neutral American mind. While Europe and her various colonies all became embroiled against each other in accordance with...

The Sinking of RMS Lusitania, 19152024-05-07T18:47:53+00:00

Remembering the Titanic, 1912

Week of April 8
One hundred twelve years ago, the luxury ocean liner RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and began to sink. In the three short hours before she was submerged, her enduring legacy of heroism and....

Remembering the Titanic, 19122024-04-09T19:22:31+00:00

Winston Churchill Creates the RAF, 1918

Week of April 1
On this day in 1918, Britain’s Royal Air Force was created by Winston Churchill. It is now considered the oldest independent flying force in the world. They were spawned from the existing...

Winston Churchill Creates the RAF, 19182024-03-29T21:46:16+00:00
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