February 16, 2014

Vasario Šešiolikto

"Vasario Šešiolikto" means "February 16," and the date marks the anniversary of Lithuanian Independence. Both the United States and France acknowledged the occasion.

Here's footage of the seventh anniversary celebration of Lithuanian independence, in 1925:

The goateed man in civilian dress is Lithuania's President, Aleksandras Stulginskis. Here are some thoughts about Stulginskis from his Grandson.

1 comment:

edutcher said...

We had Presidents back then who noticed stuff like that