Liepaja, Latvia - Peter's Market (Petera Tirgus)
Liepaja, Latvia - Peter's Market (Petera Tirgus) has been the biggest market in Liepaja for over 100 years, after first opening in 1910. The market pavilion can be seen at the centre, with St Joseph's Cathedral in the background, one of the many churches surrounding the marketplace.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
The Dogger Bank Incident or Russian Outrage
The Dogger Bank Incident (or 'Russian Outrage') occured on the 22nd October 1904, when the Russian Fleet (sailing to reinforce the 1st Pacific Squadron stationed at Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War) mistook 48 harmless British trawlers at Dogger Bank for an Imperial Japanese Navy force, leading to the loss of life of three British seamen, two by drowning and one from shock a year later. This card shows the damaged trawler 'Moulmein' and its crew, lucky to have returned to port alive. Date: 1904
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
List of people who was deported to Siberia by the Russian au
History of Latvia. Occupation first soviet Union (1940-1941). Known Year of Terror (Baigais Gads). List of people who was deported to Siberia by the Russian authorities. June 14, 1941. Occupation Museum. Riga. Latvia.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
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