November 20, 2007
Nov. 20 1992 Fire seriously damaged Windsor Castle, the favorite weekend home of Queen Elizabeth II.
December 22, 2004
Zitta Temple No. 27, Daughters of the Nile, regrets the passing of Past Queen ELIZABETH H. MAY. Sympathy to the family.
April 13, 2000
Britain's Queen Elizabeth presents the George Cross to police Constable Paul Slaine in honor of the Royal Ulster Constabulary's bravery during the sectarian strife in Northern Ireland in Belfast yesterday. Pub Date: 4/13/00
May 15, 1991
The good news is that Queen Elizabeth II will watch th Baltimore Orioles at play. The bad news is that George Bush is assigned to explain the game to her.This is late in the game but the American Medical Association, which fought national health insurance to death, just caught on that it would mean more doctor work at good pay.
April 26, 2002
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: A memorial service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, who died March 30 at age 101, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Old St. Paul's Episcopal Church, at Charles and Saratoga streets in Baltimore. The service is sponsored by the St. George's Society and the St. Andrew's Society, along with the church. The service will be sung by Old St. Paul's Choir of Men and Boys, and will include hymns, music and readings used at the Queen Mother's service in Westminster Abbey.
May 6, 2007
The queen, who first visited America's first permanent English settlement 50 years ago, returned last week for the commemoration of Jamestown's 400th anniversary and praised the two countries' continuing "special relationship" and the cultural changes that have occurred in both through her long reign. ?The melting-pot metaphor captures one of the great strengths of your country and is an inspiration to others around the world as we face the continuing social challenges ahead.? Queen Elizabeth II
July 15, 1991
THE ECONOMIST, a British journal, published a "guide for the bewildered" in the wake of Queen Elizabeth's visit to the United States in May. Here is what the Economist advised its readers about the Monumental City:"Baltimore, where the queen watched a baseball game, is just beyond Chevy Chase and (for Brits) looks like a cleaned-up Liverpool. Local customs include slaughtering crabs with a hammer."Other Voices thanks columnist Russell Baker for the clipping.