John Fitzgerald Kennedy – The Eternal Flame

John F Kennedy, the thirty-fifth President of the United States was assassinated on this day – 22 November – in 1963. He was shot dead in Dallas, Texas, while riding in an open car, in a killing that sent shock waves across the entire world. Less than a year later on 29 May, 1964 the […]

Abraham Lincoln 1965 US stamp

It probably won’t come as a surprise that I have a particular liking for small stamps that have the feel of the very first stamp – the Penny Black! This 4 cent US postage stamp featuring President Abraham Lincoln was issued on 19 November, 1965 as part of the Prominent Americans Issue between 1965 -1978 […]