Today’s Date: Valdemarsdag Again

June 15th, 2015

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God on the side of the Danes

It was pretty lucky now you mention it

The flags will be flying on the buses for the last time until September for Valdemarsdag.

Today marks the celebration of the historic day when the Danish flag Dannebrog supposedly fell from the heavens during King Valdemar II’s victory in the Battle of Lyndanisse in Estonia in 1219.

The fortuitous act turned the tide in the Danish king’s favour.


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