#77 Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands


Her Royal Highness Queen Beatrix was daughter of Queen Juliana and a the German Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld. She was born on January 31, 1938 in Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, Netherlands at 9:47 am. Marc Jones incorrectly states she was born in Amsterdam. She reigned from 1980, when her mother abdicated in her favour on April 30, 1980 (Queen Juliana’s birthday) to April 30, 2013 … Continue reading #77 Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands

#829 Max Schmeling the Black Uhlan of the Rhine


Marc Jones has Schmeling at a standard unknown time with no place, so we put in the Prenzlau location from Astro.com.  This chart is what we got. This is the time that Astro.com has for Schmeling 10:50 am.  The hour does not change Schmeling much, but it is a rectified time — which we prefer — and does loosely fit his known details.     … Continue reading #829 Max Schmeling the Black Uhlan of the Rhine

#545 The tale of Henri Landru, a modern day Bluebeard


The Fairy Tale: “Bluebeard” (French: Barbe Bleue) is a French folktale, it’s origin is unknown. The most famous version of Bluebeard was written by Charles Perrault and first published by Barbin Press of n 1697 in “Histoires ou contes du temps passé.” You can read the 1895 version  here on Gutenberg. The French fairy tales preced the German Grimm Brothers stories by several centuries. The … Continue reading #545 The tale of Henri Landru, a modern day Bluebeard

An Aussie Great: Sir Don Bradman


Biograph: Donald George “Don” Bradman, AC, the youngest of 5 children, was born at a midwife’s home on 27 August 1908 at what we figure to be around 8pm in the evening in Cootamundra, New South Wales; his family home is now a state museum. . Throughout his career he was “The Don”, and widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. His career … Continue reading An Aussie Great: Sir Don Bradman

Crowley’s Congenital Idiot


Astrologer Evangeline Adams has this as her  first chart in her 1927 book, “A Place in the Stars.”  Aleister Crowley who helped edit the book  also has it in his Compleat Works.    It is for an unknown woman whom they give the epithet, “Congenital Idiot” i.e. someone who was born with developmental but not necessarily a hereditary disease. We rectifed this chart from an … Continue reading Crowley’s Congenital Idiot

Tobey Keith sings This Cup’s to you, Bob Hulseman


Biograph: Robert Leo Hulseman was born on April 5, 1932, in Chicago. His father, Leo, founded Solo Cup in 1936; his mother was a singer who went by the name Dora Hall. As a teenager, he contracted polio, that affected the left side of his body and caused one leg to be shorter than the other, this was corrected by surgery (mars conjunct asc at … Continue reading Tobey Keith sings This Cup’s to you, Bob Hulseman

#16 Albert Victor, King Edward’s heir apparent


We start off our grand parade with Prince Albert Edward Victor (Eddy), the eldest son of the eldest son of Queen Victoria, and thus the Prince of Wales heir apparent. He, as the heading shows, is #16 in the Jones 1000 that can be found in toto at the end of Marc Edmund Jones’s book, The Sabian Symbols in Astrology. During Eddy’s life, there were … Continue reading #16 Albert Victor, King Edward’s heir apparent