Moscowa Cemetery & Crematorium – Arnhem, Netherlands

This monumental cemetery was opened in 1876. It is located in north of Arnhem, Netherlands, and over the centuries it has grown into a park of more than thirty hectares. Its name, Moscowa, derives from the manor farm of the same name, which is just outside the cemetery. The farm was built in 1847 by Jacob Carel Jan baron van Heeckeren van Enghuizen, a military man in heart and soul who liked to name his farms after the military campaigns he undertook while serving in the French army – in…

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#TodayInHistory – August 3

August 3 – Some important events on this day. 8 👉🏼 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus 1492 👉🏼 Christopher Columbus sets sail on his first voyage with three ships, Santa María, Pinta and Niña from Palos de la Frontera, Spain for the “Indies”. 1527 👉🏼 First known letter sent from North America by John Rut while at St. John’s, Newfoundland 1529 👉🏼 “Peace of the Ladies” (Treaty of Cambrai) made between Holy Roman Empire and the French, negotiated by Louise of Savoy and Margaret of…

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