I first published this post on March 19, 2011. It was a little post about some of the cool historical research I was doing at the time, for a book I was planning to write that would later become Kiss Across Chains. This little nugget post ended up being one of the most popular posts on
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The Hotel des Indes, Batavia, during WWII. A white hotel on a tropical island, in a time of war. Does that remind you of anything?* _____ By Tropenmuseum, part of the National Museum of World Cultures, CC BY-SA 3.0. On this day in 1942, the Japanese Imperial Army captured Batavia, the capital
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Dmitry Ratushny We're all used to seeing typos and grammar mistakes in published work. Although, we tend to trust dictionaries completely. They're the ultimate authority for publishers, authors, and Scrabble players. Yet, even Websters has been known to oops. On this day in 1939, it was discovered that the Websters New International Dictionary,
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Catherine Howard, played by Tamzin Merchant, in the Showtime series, The Tudors. 475 years ago today, Catherine Howard was beheaded, after being found guilty of adultery while married to Henry VIII. Historians argue over whether the queen was really guilty, or a merely bubble-headed object manipulated for political gain. The verdict on that
27 May 2004, Alberta, Canada --- Glowing Christmas Tree in Snow --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis As Christmas Day falls on a Monday, this year I get to say Merry Christmas on the actual day. May you and yours have a wonderful day, eat far too much, regret it as usual,
The second season episodes of the most expensive TV series ever produced, The Crown, which cost a mere $130M, just dropped on Netflix a few days ago. It's interesting timing, because today is the 81st anniversary of the day that Britain's King Edward VIII renounced the throne, so he could marry Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee.