Tag Archive: Russia

Christmas Facts Advent Day 23

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Random Fact: October

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October was known by the Anglo-Saxons as Winterfylleth, meaning the ‘fullness’ of winter. The October Revolution (Russia 1917) actually took place in November, but at that point Russia hadn’t changed from the Julian… Continue reading

Random Fact: Week 50

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The Vikings reached south to North Africa and east to Russia and Constantinople, as looters, traders, or mercenaries, known as Varangians. Vikings under Leif Eriksson, heir to Erik the Red, reached North America,… Continue reading

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