Saturday, 27 June 2020

Czech Heroine

On 28 June 1950 Milada Horáková, a heroine of the Czech resistance during World War II was executed by the Communists on trumped-up charges.

Saturday, 20 June 2020

Lizzie Borden

On 20 June 1893, Lizzie Borden was acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother although she was almost certainly guilty.

Thursday, 11 June 2020

Sugar rationing

Sugar rationing in the USA ended on 11 June 1947 (5 years after it started). I don't think I would have survived sugar rationing. (In Britain sugar rationing began in January 1940. It lasted until 1953).