Monthly Archives: February 2022

19.02.2022 – 150th anniversary of the birth of Johan Pitka

Rear admiral Johan Pitka VR I/1, KCMG (19 February 1872, Terasaugu gamekeeper’s house, Jalgsema Village, Võhmuta Parish, Järva County – autumn 1944) was an Estonian entrepreneur, sea captain, and one of the founding fathers of independent Estonia. He was one of the organisers of the Estonian national units and the Militia of Tallinn in 1917… Read More »

01.02.2022 – Chinese New Year – Year of the Tiger

A series of postage stamps dedicated to the Chinese New Year has been issued since 2011, and the postage stamp dedicated to the Year of the Tiger, which begins on 1 February this year, is the last in the series. There are a total of 12 animal signs in Chinese astrology, and the tiger is… Read More »