Thin privilege is not destroying playground equipment.
Father Christmas was banned by the Puritans under Cromwell in the mid-17th century. He went ‘underground’ along with Minced Pies, Christmas games and the like. Occasionally secret publishers would print Broadsheets (a sort of newspaper) with a verse about ‘Old Christmas’. He became the personification of everything the British people held dear about Christmas.
Adoration of the magi
Ravenna, 526 AD
photo by Nina Aldin Thune
This Russian soldier froze to death minutes after being shot by a Finnish sniper. It’s hard to tell whether being shot or being in the freezing temps did him in. Possibly it was some combination of both. | 1940
Paul Newman on the set of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” in 1958.
On this day in 1783, George Washington resigned his command of the Continental Army, an act essential in America’s democratic development.
John Trumbull’s painting commemorating the event is currently on view at the Yale University Art Gallery.
Vladimir Putin (far left) when he was a KGB agent posing as a family member out for a stroll in Red Square when Reagan was visiting the USSR, 1988
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