20 March 2011

When part of Britain became part of Yugoslavia

On July 17, 1945, Suite 212 of Claridge’s Hotel in London became part of Yugoslavia.

Queen Alexandra was giving birth, and Winston Churchill made the concession so that the new prince could be born on Yugoslavian soil.
Found in the Futility Closet.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...