Today in History: February 26



In 1815,

Napoleon got a second chance;

He took a French leave from the isle of  Elba

To rule again in France.*

*After which ensued the Hundred Days’ War, Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo, and his permanent exile on the island of St. Helena.  If the Little Corporal ever did utter the palindrome “Able was I ere I saw Elba”, he certainly wasn’t able after he left it either.



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  • Hmm, I wonder what an "1815 Overture" would sound like? Creaking doors, water splashing, "La Marseillaise," water splashing, slamming doors, I guess.

  • In reply to Margaret H. Laing:

    I don't think there would have been Ravinia concerts or puffed cereal ads featuring it.

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