The Bermuda Day and Heritage Month theme is “Togetherness” and as indicated earlier, residents and visitors will be invited to participate in several community activities, including cultural lectures, entertainment shows and sporting events, and of
Do you know about... the origin of Rugby Week, College Weeks, Spring Break and Bermuda’s Green Ticket? Apparently the tradition of American students going somewhere tropical during spring break began in 1935 when
by Horst Augustinovic On March 29th 1939 the Boeing 314 ‘Clipper No. 20’ made the first of 16 flights to Bermuda before joining Pan American Airways trans-Atlantic fleet as American Clipper. These flights to Bermuda
Did You Know... How Tennis Came to Bermuda? By Horst Augustinovic When Mary Ewing Outerbridge returned to her Staten Island home from a holiday in Bermuda in 1874, she had trouble getting through customs in
Do You Know…That the 1609 Wreck of the Sea Venture changed World History? Following two failed English attempts to establish settlements in North America – the Roanoke Colony in Virginia and the Popham Colony in Maine – the Jamestown settlement was established in Virginia in 1607. The following year two supply missions were sent from England, however, due to a lack of experience and resources, the colony was threatened by disease, starvation and warfare with Native Americans.