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 Thursday, 19 November 1970, European Economic Community prime ministers meet in Munich.
On Monday, 19 November 1990, The leaders of Canada, the United States, and 32 European states meet in Paris to formally mark the end of the Cold War. [November 19–21 1990]
On Sunday, 19 November 2000, Garth Tander and Jason Bargwanna win the FAI Bathurst 1000 for Garry Rogers Motorsport, a first for the team and both drivers.
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