Anniversaries and commemorations come and go daily. Most of us, even the best historians, miss most occasions. If we think of history as events then we are faced with a continually showering in the grains of sand. Nevertheless, we do pick out certain patterns in the remembrance of historical dates. The blog here reminds us of some dates where the local, state, national, and global perspectives entwine.
What Time is It? It is flow of a sandstorm that will on each day compress somewhere into a structure – sandstone, selected and only remembered in the longue durée.
On 25 September 1845, The Phi Alpha Literary Society is founded, in Jacksonville, Illinois.
On Saturday, 25 September 1920, Victorian Football League Richmond defeat Collingwood 7.10 (52) to 5.5 (35) to win the 1920 VFL grand final.
On Monday, 25 September 1995, Opening arguments are heard in the ARL/SL case in the Federal Court, which will decide the future of rugby league in Australia.
On Saturday, 25 September 2010, The 2010 AFL Grand Final is a draw between Collingwood and St Kilda.
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