29th December 1913 (Monday)

BORN TODAY: 

~ Near Lille, in France – Luxemburger Pierre Werner: husband, father, Doctor of Law, civil servant, Minister of Finance and of Defence, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Justice, author of the “Werner Plan” which anticipated Maastricht, Prime Minister,  and Chairman of television and satellite companies.

http://www.gouvernement.lu/817424/bio_eng1.pdf

~ Also, in Funchal, Madeira – The Britannic Lodge of Madeira, lodge number 3683 under the numbering system introduced in 1894.

http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/lane/record.php?ID=6497

World Affairs: In Adelaide, South Australia, “The Register” reports the latest news from Calcutta (now Kolkata) and South Africa on “The Indian problem”.

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/page/4484295

Holidays over: New Zealand farmer and diarist George Adkin is parted from his loved one, and heads back, starry eyed, to reality.

http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/theme.aspx?irn=4498

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