August 5th to 12th, 1944 – The Wola massacre – 40 to 50,000 people were killed.

From August 5th to 12th, 1944, 40 000 to 50 000 civilians and insurgents were killed in the Wola district of Warsaw by the Wehrmacht during the Warsaw Uprising. Other massacres took place at the same… Continue reading August 5th to 12th, 1944 – The Wola massacre – 40 to 50,000 people were killed.

On this day 30 years ago, only three years after the collapse of communism, opened the first McDonald’s in Poland, Ul. Świętokrzyska in Warsaw.

On this day, June 17th, 1992, only three years after the collapse of communism, opened the first McDonald’s in Poland. The restaurant was located in central Warsaw on the corner of Swietokrzyska and Marszalkowska streets in the former SEZAM commercial Center. The restaurant was officially inaugurated by Jacek Kuroń, then Minister of… Continue reading On this day 30 years ago, only three years after the collapse of communism, opened the first McDonald’s in Poland, Ul. Świętokrzyska in Warsaw.

231st Anniversary of the Constitution of Poland – The second constitution in the world after the USA.

On May 3rd, 1791, Ustawa Rządowa, “Governance Act”, the first constitution of Poland was adopted by the Great Sejm for the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth (crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania). The Constitution combined a Monarchy Republic considered as the first written constitution in Europe and the second in the world after the USA (1789)… Continue reading 231st Anniversary of the Constitution of Poland – The second constitution in the world after the USA.

79th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – The alarms will ring at 12h against the will of the organizers

At 12h, today, April 19th, Warsaw remembers the heroes of the Ghetto who fought against the horror of the nazis 79 years ago. Since 2018, the sirens are turned on, but this year the organizers and the City Hall wanted a minute of silence in respect for the hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees staying in the Capital, a wish not respected by the government. … Continue reading 79th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – The alarms will ring at 12h against the will of the organizers