John’s Believe It Or Not… July 26th

* 1936 – King Edward VIII dedicates the Vimy Memorial. * 1908 FBI founded. * 1956 Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal * 1943 Entertainer Mick Jagger born. * 1975 Van McCoy’s “The Hustle” is the #1 song in America.

It’s Thursday! Did You Know…

* 1936 – King Edward VIII dedicates the Vimy Memorial.

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is a war memorial site in France dedicated to the memory of Canadian Expeditionary Force members killed during the First World War. It also serves as the place of commemoration for Canadian soldiers of the First World War killed or presumed dead in France who have no known grave. The monument is the centrepiece of a 100-hectare (250-acre) preserved battlefield park that encompasses a portion of the ground over which the Canadian Corps made their assault during the initial Battle of Vimy Ridge offensive of the Battle of Arras. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… July 26th”

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