For amateur historians and trivia collectors everywhere

Location: Masterton, New Zealand

I survived school history despite the best efforts of the education system to bore me to death. Many years later, I discovered Treaties, dates, the movement of nations, are mere context. The fascination is in the details.

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Today has been a shared birthday, 200 years apart, for two men who have left their mark on American politics - each in his own unique way.
George Washington, (1732), and Edward Kennedy (1932).


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