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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Texas Independence Day

   On this day, in 1836, the representatives of the people of Texas declared independence from Mexico. At the time, the defenders of the Alamo were besieged by the Mexican Army.


Sunday, March 1, 2015

Happy Saint Daffyd's Day!

   CAERNARFON-- Today is, of course, the feast of Saint Daffyd, patron saint of Wales. Across the Republic of Wales, hundreds of thousands of Welshmen are celebrating. Here at the Castle, fireworks are planned for the evening, and a salute from the great guns of the battery.