Cincinnati Steampunks March for Gay Pride

This weekend, on Saturday June 27th, 2015, the League of Cincinnati Steampunks joined thousands of other Cincinnatians to celebrate Gay Pride and its Allies, but the party was extra special given the US Supreme Court’s ruling only the day before that legal marriage rights should be available to homosexual couples as well as heterosexual couples . . […]

Avengers, X-Men, and the Kinky Sixties!

In the 2011 film X-Men: First Class the enemy of the newly formed X-Men was an organization known as The Hellfire Club led by Sebastian Shaw (played by Kevin Bacon). This storyline first appeared in January 1980 with issue #129 of the Uncanny X-Men series, and was created by the writer/artist duo of Chris Claremont and John Byrne. The […]

June 30th, 1860 – The Oxford Evolution Debate!

The 1860 Oxford evolution debate took place at the Oxford University Museum in Oxford, England, on June 30th, 1860, seven months after the publication of Charles Darwin‘s On the Origin of Species. Several prominent British scientists and philosophers participated, including Thomas Henry Huxley, Bishop Samuel Wilberforce, Benjamin Brodie, Joseph Dalton Hooker and Robert FitzRoy. The debate is […]

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Remembering a Spy Called Steed

Last week on June 25th, 2015 another fine English chap died after a long and interesting life. Best known for his role as John Steed in the TV show The Avengers, Patrick Macnee became the embodiment of the perfect English gentlemen, suave and debonair, but capable of cool and calm action when the situation called for […]

June 29th, 1914 – Noseless Woman Attacks Rasputin!

According to the records of the Extraordinary Investigative Commission of the Provisional Government, Khioniya Guseva was a peasant of Syzran district uyezd of Simbirsk guberniya. The dates of Guseva’s birth and death are unknown, but the police report indicates that she was 33 when she tried to assassinate Rasputin.

Sunday Summary – June 28th, 2015

So what did you miss this week? Your weekly opportunity to peruse a whole week’s worth of articles on one page. We had music from Klingons and a new Steampunk Opera, visit to the land of Oz, more mask making instructions, and some other stuff . . .

June 28th, 1838 – The Coronation of Queen Victoria

Victoria turned 18 on May 24th, 1837, and a regency was avoided. On June 20th, 1837, William IV died at the age of 71, and Victoria became Queen of the United Kingdom. In her diary she wrote, “I was awoke at 6 o’clock by Mamma, who told me the Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Conyngham were […]

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