On 14th of May 1787 delegates gathered in Philadelphia to draw up an American Constitution.
“For decades the mainstream story of the horse in North America has relied on Euroamerican accounts that often discount the antiquity and complexity of Indigenous responses to and relationships with their horses. This study is a first step in correcting these established narratives among both the academic community and the American public.” Brandi Bethke
On 6th of November 2009, President of the USA Barack Obama signed a congressional resolution conferring honorary U.S. citizenship to Revolutionary War hero Casimir Pulaski.
This is the true tale of a glorious adventure made by a peedie painted Stromness stone.
In July 1901 a heat-wave hit the eastern United States. 9,500 people are said to have died from from heat related causes. 724 of the fatalities in the city of New York.
It’s a celebration of all things Scottish which some Scots may not like but it is also a reminder of the strong links between the USA and Scotland: Tartan Week.
On 18th of April 1916, Edith Wharton, was appointed Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest award, for her contribution to the war effort.
In Scotland 2,608,831 people have had their first dose of the vaccine – 57.4%
“Jeanne is first and foremost an artist. Her joys, her concerns, are expressed in and through her art. Her art works change their form sporadically, which is healthy – it’s best if expression doesn’t stagnate.”
“I have often said to myself what are the boasted advantages which my country reaps from a certain Union that counterbalance the annihilation of her Independence, and even her very name!” Robert Burns