Beware the glorious horse
that rocks on steady ground
If one is to look beyond the course
The problem will be found
1184 BC: The Greeks enter Troy using the Trojan Horse (traditional date)
A fight for the home we are missing?
An act of territorial pissing?
1877: Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78: Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire
1898: Spanish–American War: Spain declares war after rejecting US ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba.
The Spanish-American War was the first U.S. war in which the motion picture camera played a role. The Library of Congress archives contain many films and film clips from the war.
Following the modern day credo:
If it’s not on film did it really happen?
A pen will give you a voice
A voice will give you a position
A position will give you power
A sword will make you a sir
1953: Winston Churchill is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
Tangible is the past
And as one foresees
the future is a mist
Will this trend last
I spent thousand on CDs
and couldn’t be more pissed
2018: Streaming music services overtake worldwide sales of CDs and vinyl for the first time according to IFPI.
Vladimir Komarov16.3.1927 ~ 24.4.1967
Soviet cosmonaut (Voshkod I, Soyuz 1) was the first human to die in a space flight.
(Before this, hundreds of animals had been sacrificed to the cause.)
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