Category: History

Police hunt robber who attacked Tabor, South Bohemia homeowner with wooden mace, and appeal to “experts from museums and collectors” for information about the unusual weapon itself (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Police hunt robber who attacked Tabor, South Bohemia homeowner with wooden mace, and appeal to “experts from museums and collectors” for information about the unusual weapon itself (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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1944: Prague rugby union club Praga formed, using kit air-dropped by RAF; 2019: Praga plays Canterbury, the English team that’s been unaware Praga have been using their colours for 75 years (Mirror) [Social Media Post] 0

1944: Prague rugby union club Praga formed, using kit air-dropped by RAF; 2019: Praga plays Canterbury, the English team that’s been unaware Praga have been using their colours for 75 years (Mirror) [Social Media Post]

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Mission led by Charles University Egyptologist Mohamed Megahed discovers name of previously unknown Ancient Egyptian queen: Setibhor (Ahram) [Social Media Post] 0

Mission led by Charles University Egyptologist Mohamed Megahed discovers name of previously unknown Ancient Egyptian queen: Setibhor (Ahram) [Social Media Post]

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Up for auction: Nazi Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich’s former home, the Dolni zamek (“Lower Chateau”) in Panenske Brezany, Praha-vychod, Central Bohemia; reserve price: 30 million crowns (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Up for auction: Nazi Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich’s former home, the Dolni zamek (“Lower Chateau”) in Panenske Brezany, Praha-vychod, Central Bohemia; reserve price: 30 million crowns (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Interesting Read: Czechoslovak foreign minister Jan Masaryk was probably killed by British intelligence, argue historians Jiri Valenta & Leni Friedman Valenta (Middle East Forum) [Social Media Post] 0

Interesting Read: Czechoslovak foreign minister Jan Masaryk was probably killed by British intelligence, argue historians Jiri Valenta & Leni Friedman Valenta (Middle East Forum) [Social Media Post]

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Cool: Jaroslav Svelch’s “Gaming the Iron Curtain” book and companion website tell the story of video games in 1980s Czechoslovakia (Gaming the Iron Curtain) [Social Media Post] 0

Cool: Jaroslav Svelch’s “Gaming the Iron Curtain” book and companion website tell the story of video games in 1980s Czechoslovakia (Gaming the Iron Curtain) [Social Media Post]

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Jan Palach brought gun to Prague on day of 1968 invasion and considered shooting Russian soldiers, claims historian Petr Blazek (Aktualne) [Social Media Post] 0

Jan Palach brought gun to Prague on day of 1968 invasion and considered shooting Russian soldiers, claims historian Petr Blazek (Aktualne) [Social Media Post]

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