Then I got to thinking (dangerous), what was going on in the world when these doors and windows were fitted first time around?
- 1795 The 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed.
- 1801: Tsar Paul I of Russia demands the return of Malta to the Knights.
- 1803 England declares war on France, (again).
- 1805 Lord Nelson defeats the Spanish and the French at the Battle of Trafalgar.
"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives". Abba Eban.