Bolesław Biega (July 21, 1922 – May 24, 2023), nom de guerre “Pałąk,” a revered Home Army soldier and a key participant in the historic Warsaw Uprising, has sadly passed away Wednesday, May 24th evening, at the age of 100. While his remarkable military achievements and leadership roles as a platoon and company commander in the renowned “Kilinski” Battalion are renowned, he will forever be … Continue reading Bolesław Biega, Hero of the Warsaw Uprising Wedding, Passes Away at 100
On the day of the European car-free day, on September 23rd, the President of Warsaw, Rafał Trzaskowski, challenged himself travelling from Metro Kabaty to Warsaw Wola Tram depot – Wolska Street in public transports while another person was doing it by car. Continue reading On this day, 115 years ago, on March 26, 1908, the first electric trams were put into service.
Since the beginning of the war, more than 6,9 million Ukrainians were welcomed in Poland and 5,1 came back in Ukraine (08.10.22), the largest through Warsaw. In the Capital, the first… Continue reading War in Ukraine: +6,8 million crossed the border in Poland, 1.8 million stayed, most in Warsaw (Updated – 08.10.22)
26 years ago on this date, Michael Jackson performed for the first time in Poland in Warsaw in Bemowo on September 20th, 1996, for more than 100 000 people! Continue reading OTD – 26 years ago, Michael Jackson performed for the first and last time in Warsaw!
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.
This Monday, August 1st, 2022 was an important day for Varsovians. At 17h, the 78th Anniversary of the Godzina W “‘W’ Hour” will be celebrated. Continue reading Warsaw Uprising 78th Anniversary – the capital remembered the heroes!
67 years ago was inaugurated the “Present of Stalin” the Palace Of Culture and Science (237 m – Until 2021 was the highest building of Warsaw, Varso Tower… Continue reading 67th Anniversary of the Palace Of Culture and Science
On April 7th, 1995 at 12:21 was inaugurated the Metro of Warsaw at Wilanowksa Station.
The Warsaw Metro comes from very far. Everything started… Continue reading 27 years ago, the Metro I was inaugurated in Warsaw