May 18, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents:  Happy Friday!  🙂 On May 18, 1980, the Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington state exploded, leaving 57 people dead or missing. Go to article » An 80-year Harvard study claims to have found the gateway to happiness This […]

May 17, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: May 17, 1642 – City of Montreal – founded – Governor Montmagny escorts Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve and Jeanne Mance to Montréal Island with Mme de La Peltrie, Charlotte Barré and other colonists and officially hands […]

May 16, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On this day in 1929, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out its first awards at a dinner party held at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.  The silent film Wings won the award for best picture. […]

May 15, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: May 15, 1893 – First Stanley Cup presented to the Montreal Hockey Club (MHC). Rockefeller Art Smashes Records at Christie’s: At $646 million, the sale is the largest by a single owner ever held at auction. NASA”s Goddard Space Flight Center […]

May 14, 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1914 – Dingman Discovery No.1 in Turner Valley ushers in Alberta Oil Industry. MIDNIGHT SUN, until July 30, Norway PHOTOS OF THE DAY An aerial view of newly built mosque complex that was built over 125,000 square meters is […]