Belgium

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 12/16/23- BATTLE OF THE BULGE DAY!

79 years ago today, December 16, 1944, Allied troops were settling in for the winter, having successfully invaded and liberated Nazi-occupied France and Belgium, forcing the mighty Wehrmacht into retreat and disarray. The war in Europe was widely considered all but won. By the Allies, anyway, but Germany had one more major offensive up its […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/6/24 – SAXOPHONE DAY!

Today we celebrate a Belgian who is neither a fictional private detective nor a waffle maker, but a man who has touched all our lives without exception. We salute Adolphe Sax (November 6, 1814 – February 7, 1894) on INTERNATIONAL SAXOPHONE DAY! Who’s your favorite sax man? Gerry Mulligan, John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims,

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