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Seán Ó hArgáin retweeted
Oscar Wilde died in Paris in 1900 on this day . #OTD #OscarWilde #oilpainting #IrishWriter
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ただの天狗 retweeted
#OTD in 1942. Newly arrived Valentine tanks at The Rock. #WW2 #HISTORY
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John Gildea❌❌🇺🇸 retweeted
Penetration trials against a Panther tank began #OTD in 1943 at the Kubinka proving grounds. The trials showed that the sides were quite thin and the gun mantlet could be penetrated by the new 85 mm gun, but the upper front plate was a much tougher target. #tanks #history #WW2
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Milovana Curuvija retweeted
#OTD in 1896,1⃣2⃣6⃣years ago, Georgy Zhukov was born. Known as Marshal of Victory, he oversaw Red Army’s most decisive victories in #WWII. As then US President D.Eisenhower said, “The war in Europe has been won and to no man does the UN owe a greater debt than to Marshal Zhukov”
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Isabella Pringle, the first female fellow of @RCPEdin was born #OTD 1876. Pringle worked as a medical missionary in Manchuria before a pioneering career in child health and improving infant mortality rcpe.ac.uk/heritage/college-…
Reilly Cusick retweeted
#OtD 1 Dec 1919 during a strike by dockers in Trinidad & Tobago, strikers attacked working warehouses, ran off the scabs and marched on the city. Within days the strike was general, and the British colonial regime was on its knees. Learn more: libcom.org/history/1919-21-t…
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Fritz Sommer ist heute vor 125 Jahren am 1. Dezember 1897 geboren. #OTD #Genealogie geneee.org/friedrich/sommer/…
Frank Ebert retweeted
#Umweltbibliothek1987 #OTD Nach der misslungenen Aktion "Falle", der Stasi-Razzia in der #Umweltbibliothek, veranlasste der Stellvertretende Minister für Staatssicherheit, Rudi Mittig, weitere Ermittlungen gegen Personen aus dem Umfeld der #Zionskirche: t1p.de/zy9sm
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#OTD in 1135, Henry I died. #LostTapesofHistory #podcast has Henry tried to avoid paying child maintenance. He’s got HOW many?! #history #comedy Available here: buff.ly/3zJj76P
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#OTD 1 Dec 1531 #MaudParr (née Green) died, buried at Blackfriars Church, London next to her husband, #SirThomasParr. Lady-in-waiting to #KatherineofAragon, mother to #KaterynParr & widowed at 25 Hear from both her daughters: redirect.invidious.io/xkeSJGkc09Q & redirect.invidious.io/QnnpAwem5ZE
#OTD in 1577, Francis Walsingham was knighted. #LostTapesofHistory #podcast has Walsingham interviewing a cryptographer. Talk about a mystery man. #history #comedy Available here: buff.ly/3UZ1afz
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0x 8000 retweeted
#OTD 1938 fordert d Finanzministerium in detaillierte Statistiken über jüdische Vermögenswerte. Auf dieser Basis werden die zu zahlenden Beträge von Jüdinnen u Juden im Regierungsbezirk #Magdeburg als „Buße“ für d Pogrome vom 9. u 10. November festgesetzt. #WeRemember #OnThisDay
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Russia's MFA in Crimea🇷🇺 retweeted
🌟 #OTD in 1896 Georgy #Zhukov was born - legendary #MarshalOfVictory, best commander of #WWII, 4x Hero of the Soviet Union. 🎖 He played most crucial role in defeating the Nazis & their cronies. His brilliant tactical & strategic genius led to many victories on the battlefield
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Torremarte (Alejandro Rodríguez de la Peña) retweeted
1 Dec 1581: Edmund Campion, #Jesuit, Ralph Sherwin & Alexander Bryant are all executed at Tyburn #otd
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DJBillyDoc🇬🇷🇺🇸 retweeted
#OTD in 1941, Tobruk area, North Africa. A Matilda tank crew overhauling their vehicle. #WW2 #HISTORY
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Warrant Officer Joint Operations - Australia retweeted
#DidYouKnow? 1 December – #OTD in 1995, the Oberon class submarine, #HMASOvens decommissioned at #HMASStirling in WA. During her 26-year career, Ovens travelled in excess of 410,000 nautical miles and sailed in the world's three major oceans. 📘 spr.ly/6014MCl0o
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Torremarte (Alejandro Rodríguez de la Peña) retweeted
1 Dec 1538: ex-abbot Thomas Marshall, convicted of depriving Henry VIII of his title of Supreme Head & hanged, drawn & quartered at the recently dissolved St. John's Abbey #Colchester #otd. (JohnArmagh)
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