2018-11-11 (Guldsöndag)

Today, I learned that: My prediction on 2018-04-15 was correct, 2018 would be the year of AIK. After the last round of Allsvenskan, the Swedish football championship league, once more AIK ended up being the very best! Oh how happy I am! And as tribute to the Stockholm region, where AIK has its headquarters, today’s header photo shows a marvellous view of Stockholm. The photo was taken on 2018-11-04 from Skinnarviksberget, Södermalm and it shows the City Hall and Riddarholmen. Furthermore, it is another photo in my series of hosts of the Olympic Games. Most people know that Stockholm was the host of the Summer Olympic Games in 1912, but did you know that it also hosted the Games in 1956? Since Australia had harsh quarantine restrictions, the equestrian events were moved to Stockholm. More about those games can be found in references #1 and 2 below. Finally, today marks the exact centenary of the armistice after World War I. Exactly one year ago, I wrote about it extensively, you can find it here. That’s what I learned in school ! Refs.: 1: 1912 Summer Olympics 2: Equestrian events at 1956 Summer Olympics *: What did you learn in school today ?
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