The terrible German Invasion
The German Invasion of Poland – 83 years ago today || September 1, 1939 - September 1, 2022
Powstanie warszawskie | Warsaw Uprising
Today is the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, an insurrection that would result in over 200,000 civilian and insurgent deaths and the destruction of much of the city (85% by January 1945)
Helena Paderewska – 166th Anniversary of Birth
Helena Rosen was born to a Polish father and Greek mother in Warsaw on August 1, 1856.
Beautiful unveiling anniversary of Batowski’s “Pulaski at Savannah”
During summer vacation, when we joyfully indulge in the pleasures of the sun and holiday air, we commemorate the exceptional anniversary of the unveiling of the centerpiece of the PMA’s Great Hall. The oil painting, dated 1931, was unveiled at the Art Institute of Chicago on July 10, 1934, by
Ignacy Jan Paderewski Goes Home – 81st Anniversary
On this day, we commemorate the loss of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, who died in New York 81 years ago on June 29, 1941, yet the story of his burial is one that wasn’t complete until 51 years after his death.
World Refugee Day – June 20
We recall the plight and suffering of millions of women, children and the elderly throughout the world whose lives were terribly impacted by sometimes natural disasters, most often however by armed conflicts.
78 Anniversary of Polish Victory Battle at Monte Cassino
May 18, 1944, marks a very special day for WWII history-the Polish 2 Corps broke the German defensive lines and opened the road for the Allies to liberate Rome from German occupation
231 Anniversary of the Constitution of May 3, 1791
Today we stand in awe and acclaim at Europe's first written democratic constitution-the Polish Constitution ratified May 3, 1791 (written in 1788).