Months Past

Tsinghua University Founded

Reparations paid by the Chinese to the US following the Boxer Rebellion were used to open Tsinghua University in Beijing on 11 April, 1911.

Death of Walt Whitman

The American poet died on March 26th, 1892 after completing his masterpiece, Leaves of Grass, a year earlier. 

Executive Order 9066

The decree that led to the internment of Japanese-Americans was passed on 19 February 1942.

The Eleanor Crosses

Commemorating the overnight resting places of Eleanor's coffin, the 12 crosses were unveiled on 28 November 1291.