Today, February 6, is Ascension Day. 70 years ago, on February 6, 1952, then-Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II. This is first time in history a monarch has celebrated a Platinum Jubilee. Embed from Getty Images To mark the occasion, The Queen has released a message thanking the public and her family for their support, […]
This Royal Round Up includes an update to Prince Harry‘s schedule, some Prince William and Kate Middleton news and follow up on their privacy letter, and other British royals commemorating VJ Day.
Yesterday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and extermination camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, by Soviet troops. There was a ceremony at Auschwitz attended by heads of state, dignitaries, and over 300 Auschwitz survivors. Additionally, there were a number of commemorative events held around the world. A number […]
“These men waged war so that we might know peace. They sacrificed so that we might be free. They fought in hopes of a day when we’d no longer need to fight.” – President Obama. On June 6, 1944, the Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy. To mark the 70th anniversary of that day, […]