25 January 2015
18 January 2015
issued December 1971
25th Anniversary of UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund)
created in 1946 to provide food and healthcare to children in countries that had been devastated in WWII. It is now active in over 190 countries and territories.
Next week's challenge is shaped stamps, or if you don't have any shaped stamps, maybe a stamp from Australia as it is Australia Day on Jan 26th.
11 January 2015
3 February 1809, Hamburg
Much of Mendelssohn's work was created when he was very young - Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Wedding March) was composed in 1826 when he was just 17.