Blog Posts - 1916



The Price of Convenience

The vast majority of employees at the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians lived on the premises as part of their compensation package. Though it could certainly be a bit restrictive to seldom leave the asylum grounds, they benefited by not having to tru...

Oldal Istvan Photographer (1829-1916) - 1907

Old ZrenjaninOldal Ištvan st. (1829-1916) , 1907.godine(fotografija: Oldal Ištvan ml.) ...
by Old Zrenjanin on Aug 8, 2016

Budapest 1916 - Panoramic View

Old BudapestKilátás az Országház felé#OldBudapest...
by Old Budapest on Jul 20, 2016

Tina Blau Paintings Collage

Tina Blau#ArtsOnMyMind...
by Arts On My Mind on Jul 18, 2016

Budapest 1916 - Svabhegy, Templom Square

Old BudapestSvábhegy, Templom tér#OldBudapest...
by Old Budapest on Jun 23, 2016

Nagybecskerek 1916 - Main Street Details

Old ZrenjaninNekada pijaca, danas kafići#OldZrenjanin...
by Old Zrenjanin on Jun 23, 2016

The James Caird Centenary.

The Voyage Of The James Caird. April 24th – May 10th, 1916. Tomorrow we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the James Caird reaching South Georgia, after a titanic 16 day, 800 mile journey, across the most volatile ocean on earth. So slim were t...
by Tom Crean Discovery on May 9, 2016

Constance Georgine Gore-Booth nacque a Londra nel 1868, figlia maggiore dell’esploratore artico Sir Henry Gore-Booth, proprietario terriero anglo-irlandese, con una tenuta di oltre 100 kmq nella parte settentrionale della Contea di Sligo, in Ir...
by Aneddotica Magazine on Mar 27, 2016

Nelle radio dal 18 Marzo Pasqua 1916 il nuovo singolo di Fuxs

ALL MUSIC NEWS Nelle radio dal 18 Marzo Pasqua 1916 il nuovo singolo di Fuxs Vivere una storia con la persona che ami durante un periodo di guerra dove i sentimenti sono al confine tra il desiderio di amare e la voglia di lottare per il proprio popo...
by All Music News on Mar 17, 2016

Constantin BRÂNCUŞI – Diferite Abordări

La 19 Februarie 1876 se năştea la Hobiţa, Gorj, România Constantin BRÂNCUŞI, cel ce avea să fie unul dintre cei mai mari sculptori ai secolului XX.  În respect pentru valoarea sa, am ales să transmit câteva abordări diferite, adresate dom...
by Zâmbetul Soarelui on Feb 19, 2016

Veliki Bečkerek 1916 - Catholic Church

Old ZrenjaninVeliki Bečkerek 1916 - Katolička crkva#OldZrenjanin...
by Old Zrenjanin on Feb 7, 2016

On This Day – September 3rd 1916

Arrival at Punta Arenas, Chile. The Endurance Expedition. “The Yelcho had arrived at the right moment. Two days earlier she could not have reached the island, and a few hours later the pack may have been impenetrable again.” Within one ho...
by Tom Crean Discovery on Sep 3, 2015

On This Day – August 30th 1916

Rescue From Elephant Island. The Endurance Expedition. August the 30th 1916 would have dawned no different than any of the previous 127 days, for the 22 men stranded on Elephant Island,  since their six comrades had departed the outcrop aboard the J...
by Tom Crean Discovery on Aug 30, 2015

Tom Crean & The Black And Tans

The Irish War of Independence 1919 – 1921 The ‘Black and Tans’ rolled into Ireland in 1920, their existence and purpose as devised by Winston Churchill was to provide numerical backup to an ever beleaguered R.I.C. force, who had be...
by Tom Crean Discovery on Aug 14, 2015

On This Day – July 12th 1916

Shackleton’s Third Rescue Attempt The Endurance Expedition – Elephant Island Emma On July 12th 1916, Ernest Shackleton launched his third effort to reach the 22 men left stranded on Elephant Island, since the beginning of the rescue effor...
by Tom Crean Discovery on Jul 12, 2015

Exercising Care

Inspections are simply written and verbal snapshots of an investigator’s particular visit. That visit may have occurred during an exceptionally good or bad time, or during a relatively normal period. Inspections at the Canton Asylum for Insane...

On This Day – May 29th 1916.

A Failed Rescue Aboard The Southern Sky. The Endurance Expedition. “The sea was freezing around us and the ice gradually grew thicker, reducing our speed to about five knots.” Ernest Shackleton, South. Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean and Fra...
by Tom Crean Discovery on May 29, 2015

On This Day – May 21st 1916

The Rescue of McCarthy, Vincent & McNish. The Endurance Expedition – South Georgia. Having only arrived in Stromness earlier that afternoon, after the perilous crossing of South Georgia’s jagged, ice covered interior, Frank Worsley ag...
by Tom Crean Discovery on May 21, 2015

On This Day – May 20th 1916

Arrival At Stromness The Endurance Expedition “Pain and ache, boat journeys, marches, hunger and fatigue seemed to belong to the limbo of forgotten things, and there remained only the perfect contentment that comes of work accomplished.”...
by Tom Crean Discovery on May 20, 2015

On This Day – May 19th 1916

Into The Unknown – Crossing South Georgia The Endurance Expedition The almost impossible had been achieved and for Shackleton, Crean, Worsley, McCarthy, Vincent and McNish the 16 day crossing of the Weddell Sea, in the James Caird, concluded as...
by Tom Crean Discovery on May 19, 2015


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