King George VI – King of England

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. Continue reading

Country of Malta receives the George Cross Medal

The country of Malta received the British Civilian Medal: George Cross, on April 15th 1942, by King George VI. Continue reading

United States get a visit from British Monarchs

As part of a tour following King George VI’s Coronation on May 12th, 1939. Continue reading

Large mammal discovered since World War II

In June 1993, John Mackinnon a British zoologist and head of the Asian Bureau for Conservation in Hong Kong described Pseudoryx nghetinhenis as bovid a new species cow, based on skulls and hides. Continue reading

Peace between England and Ireland finally

On November 26th 1998, British Prime Minister Tony Blair address the Parliament of the Irish Republic, speaking before 226 Irish legislators in Dublin. Continue reading

British jury consider evidence overseas

In the 1999 war crimes case of Anthony Sawoniuk, accused of participating in the murders of 3,800 Jews near Domachevo, Belarus, during the Holocaust, British jury visited the town to examine the evidence firsthand.
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