1890-1899 A.D. - Cecil Rhodes Hatches a Plan to Take Over the World

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Photo - December 10, 1892, "Rhodes Colossus" a caricature of Cecil Rhodes after he announced the telegraph line and railway plans from Cape Town to Cairo

 

1890

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: Benjamin Harrison is president, Levi P. Morton is vice president – Victoria is queen of England/Lord Salisbury (Robert Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury) is Prime Minister of England (Will later be part of Cecil Rhode’s Secret Society “The Cecil Bloc” which will be founded in 1891)  

Cecil Rhodes becomes the 7th Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (a British colony), Cecil also meets W.T. Stead for the first time, and gives him 20,000 pounds to buy a share in the P.M. Gazette, and promises that later he would own it, “all of which he will leave to carry out the scheme of which the paper is an integral part…he took to me. Told me some things he has told no other man—save Lord Rothschild—and pressed me to take the 20,000…” (The Anglo-American Establishment Chapter 3)  

September 15, Agatha Christie is born in Torquay, UK

A photo is taken of the interior of The Dover Castle on Westminster Bridge Road, in Lambeth, London, “a dazzling interior of painted glass and ornate plasterwork with mahogany paneling and bar fittings. For the poor the palatial interior of a London gin-palace was the grandest building many ever experienced.” (Lost London 19)

The University of Chicago is founded by John D. Rockefeller as a private university/research university

James Strong publishes his first concordance of every word in the Bible

In the 1890s, Irish Nationalism began to gain momentum, creating a sense of Irish Cultural identity that gave new energy to the Home Rule movement. This was strongly shaped by Catholicism and was vigorously opposed to all forms of English Influence in Ireland, including games such as rugby and cricket.” (C.S. Lewis A Life 4)

A photo is taken of George Washington Vanderbilt (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

 

1891

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: Benjamin Harrison is president of the USA/Levi P. Morton is vice president – Victoria is queen of England/Lord Salisbury is prime minister of England (since 1886) (he’s the one that founds the ‘Cecil Bloc’)

Cecil Rhodes is the 7th Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (a British colony)

February 27, David Sarnoff is born in Uzlyany near Minsk in the Russian Empire to a Jewish family (he will later rule over an ever-growing telecommunications and media empire that included RCA, RKO and NBC, d. 1970)

Heinrich Hertz and his wife Elisabeth have their second daughter, Mathilde on January 14 (she goes on to be a notable biologist), during this time Hertz conducts his landmark research into electromagnetic waves

Thomas Edison films “The New York Athlete,” the third oldest recording, on one of the first movie cameras

The 8th Duke of Devonshire, Spencer Compton Cavendish inherits Chatsworth upon the death of his father, he is married to Louise von Alten

Three men meet in London to form a secret society that will promote and further the British way of life in the world, they are: Cecil Rhodes, a fabulously wealthy empire builder and the most important person in South Africa, William T. Stead, the most famous and sensational journalist of the day, and Reginald Baliol Brett (later known as Lord Esher), they draw up a plan of organization for their secret and a list of original members, the plan of organization provided for an inner circle, to be known as “The Society of the Elect,” and an outer circle, to be called the “Society of Helpers,” within The Society of the Elect, the real power was to be exercised by leader and a “Junta of Three,” the leader was to be Rhodes and the Junta was to be Stead, Brett, and Alfred Milner, in accordance with this decision, Milner is added to the society by Stead shortly after the meeting, “This organization has been able to conceal its existence quite successfully, and many of its most influential members, satisfied to possess the reality rather than the appearance of power, are unknown even to close students of British history,” This period, from 1891-1901 could be called the “Rhodes Period,” Cecil also writes his fourth will and adds W.T. Stead to it (The Anglo-American Establishment Intro and Chpt. 3)

William Blackstone submits his memorial calling for American support for Jewish statehood in Palestine to President Benjamin Harrison, it is called the “Blackstone Memorial,” it is prompted by the fact that Jews are being murdered in government-incited pogroms

August 10, the New York Times publishes an article that scientists from the Smithsonian Institute had discovered several large pyramidal monuments on Lake Meels near Madison, Wisconsin (Madison was in ancient days the center of a teeming population of over 200,000)

The Guggenheims form a trust, consolidating about a dozen of their refining operations under the name Colorado Smelting and Refining Company, a trust composed of the country’s largest metal-processing plants, under Daniel Guggenheim’s leadership (one of the seven sons of Meyer Guggenheim), the trust acquired mines in lands far afield, including Alaska, Bolivia, Chile, and the Congo

 

1892

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: Benjamin Harrison is president, Levi P. Morton is vice president – Queen Victoria is on the English throne/Lord Salisbury is prime minister of England until August 11 when William Ewart Gladstone becomes the prime minister

Cecil Rhodes is the 7th Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (a British colony)  

January 1, Ellis Island opens off the coast of New York

January 3, J.R.R. Tolkien is born in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, Africa

Dorothy Garrod (a pioneering archaeologist) is born

Henry Edward Huntington (The Huntington Library and Gardens) moved to San Francisco to represent Huntington interests on the Pacific Coast

Heinrich Hertz is diagnosed with an infection after a bout of severe migraines and undergoes operations to treat the illness

Thomas Edison’s company Machine Works in New York becomes The General Electric Company

The Sierra Club us founded in San Francisco and John Muir is the first president

J. Paul Getty is born in Minneapolis, MN to an attorney, George Franklin Getty and his wife, Sarah Risher Getty

 

1893

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: Benjamin Harrison is president, Levi P. Morton is vice president until March 4 when Grover Cleveland becomes the 24th president (was also the 22nd president) and Adlai Stevenson I becomes vice president – Queen Victoria is on the English throne/William Ewart Gladstone is prime minister of England

January 3, J.R.R. Tolkien turns 1 

Cecil Rhodes is the 7th Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (a British colony)

A photo is taken of the fountain in Piccadilly Circus, the symbolic center of the British Empire: “Alfred Gilbert’s Angel of Christian Charity, was unveiled in 1893 as a memorial to the 7th Earl of Shaftsbury, the great philanthropist and social reformer. It rapidly became the haunt of flower-sellers, newspaper boys and London’s louche nightlife.” (Lost London 21)

July 6, future king George V marries Mary Augusta Louise, daughter of Franz duke of Teck, at St. James Palace, London

The United States experiences an economic crash called the “Panic of 1893” leading to a depression that lasts until 1897

The Irish come to consider the English language as an agent of cultural oppression, “In 1893, the Gaelic League (Conradh na Gaeilge) was founded to promote the study and rise of the Irish language. Once more, this was seen as an assertion of Irish identity over and against what were increasingly regarded as alien English cultural norms.”

 

1894

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: Grover Cleveland is president of the USA/Adlai Stevenson I is vice president – Victoria is queen of England/William Ewart Gladstone is the prime minister of England until March 2 when Archibald Primrose, the 5th Earl of Rosebery becomes prime minister on March 5 (for one year) – William II is king of Prussia (he will be the last Prussian Monarch, ends in 1918) – Jean Casimir-Perier is the French prime minister until May 30 when Charles Dupuy replaces him

January 3, J.R.R. Tolkien turns 2 

Cecil Rhodes is the 7th Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (a British colony)

May 11, the Pullman Strike begins in Pullman, Chicago, Illinois (though it spread throughout the United States) it is a strike by the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman factory, who had lowered wages, yet kept their rents the same (the company wouldn’t allow workers in the town of Pullman to buy and own houses)

June 30, the Tower Bridge in London is opened

July 20, the Pullman Strike ends, President Grover Cleveland brought in the National Guard to end it

Heinrich Hertz dies at the age of 36 in Bonn, Germany after surgery complications and is buried in the Ohlsdorf Cemetery in Hamburg, German Confederation (his wife lives until 1941, his daughters until 1967 and 1975) – Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine (Queen Victoria’s granddaughter by princess Alice, who had died ____), marries Czar Nicholas II of Russia after his father dies, she’s 22 years old and changes her name to Alexandria

Harry Chandler (1864-1944), a clerk, marries the daughter of Harrison Gray Otis, the owner of the Los Angeles Times (he will go on to build a media empire, develop real estate, and erect the famous Hollywood sign in 1923—which originally read “Hollywoodland;” Later he hands the reins to his son, Norman in 1944, who in turn passes it to his son Otis in 1960, later in 2021 Rachel Chandler Guinness is implicated as being one of Jeffery Epstein’s “madams”)

August 29, Albert and Flora Lewis (C.S. Lewis’ parents) are married at St. Mark’s Church in Dundela, Ireland – The Belfast shipbuilding industry had undergone change in the 1880s, with the larger yards of Harland and Wolff (who built the Titanic) and Workman Clark achieving commercial dominance, and it became increasingly difficult for the “wee yards” to survive economically, and in 1894 Workman Clark took over MacIlwaine, Lewis & Co. (C.S. Lewis’ grandfather’s ship building business) (C.S. Lewis A Life 6)

“In 1894, Stead discussed with [Cecil] Rhodes how the secret society would work and wrote about it after Rhode’s death as follows: ‘We also discussed together various projects for propaganda, the formation of libraries, the creation of lectureships, the dispatch of emissaries on missions of propaganda throughout the Empire, and the steps to be taken to pave the way for the foundation and the acquisition of a newspaper which was to be devoted to the cause.’” (The Anglo-American Establishment Chapter 3)

 

1895

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: Grover Cleveland is president/Adlai Stevenson I is vice president – Queen Victoria is on the English throne/The 5th Earl of Rosebery is prime minister of England until June 25 when Lord Salisbury becomes the prime minister AGAIN (he’s part of Cecil’s secret Society) – William II is on the Prussian throne (he will be the last Prussian Monarch, ends in 1918)

January 3, J.R.R. Tolkien turns 4 

May 15, Prescott Bush is born (Father of Pres. George H. W. Bush and grandfather to Pres. George W. Bush) in Columbus, Ohio to Samuel P. Bush (1863-1948) and Flora Sheldon; right now Prescott’s father, Samuel, is working for Motive Power as a Superintendent (in 1901, he’ll start working for Rockefeller’s steel casting company)

Charles Dupuy is the French prime minister until January 26 when Alexandre Ribot replaces him until November 1 when Léon Bourgeois replaces him

Cecil Rhodes is the 7th Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (a British colony in South Africa), “When Rhodes talked with Stead in January 1895, about the scholarships at Oxford, he did not abandon the society, but instead continued to speak of it as the real power behind the scholarships.” (The Anglo-American Establishment, Chpt. 3) (The Rhode's scholarships continue to be prestigious until the present day, President Clinton was a Rhode's Scholar)

The Biltmore Estate, George Washington Vanderbilt II’s mansion in South Carolina, is completed, it is still the largest privately owned house in the United States (still owned by the Vanderbilts) and is 178,926 square feet

Warren “Warnie” Hamilton Lewis (C.S. Lewis’ brother) is born on June 29 at Albert and Flora’s home, “Dundela Villas,” in East Belfast

The Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna is born to Tzar Nicholas II and Tzarina Alexandra of Russia

December 14, The Future King George VI of England is born to future King George V (he’s still Prince George, Victoria is still alive and prince Edward will be king before him) at York Cottage on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk

 

1896

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: Grover Cleveland is president and Adlai Stevenson I is vice president – Queen Victoria is on the English throne Lord Salisbury is the prime minister of England (and part of Cecil’s secret Society

January 3, J.R.R. Tolkien turns 5 years old

May 15, Prescott Bush turns one year old (he becomes the father of Pres. George H. W. Bush and grandfather to Pres. George W. Bush)

January 12, Cecil Rhodes steps down as the 7th Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (a British colony in South Africa); However he still has the monopoly on the diamond trade with the De Beers diamond mines in South Africa

J.J. Thomson, an English physicist (1856-1940) discovers the electron (though he called it a “corpuscle”)

December 14, Future King George VI turns 1 

 

1897

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: Grover Cleveland is the president (D) until March 4 when William McKinley becomes president – Queen Victoria is on the throne of England – Lord Salisbury is prime minister of England

Alfred Milner becomes Governor of the Cape Colony and the High Commissioner for Southern Africa (he later becomes head of the Milner group, which morphs out of the Cecil Rhode's Secret Society)  “When Alfred Milner went to South Africa in 1897, Rhodes and he were already old acquaintances of many years’ standing. We have already indicated that they were contemporaries at Oxford, but, more than that, they were members of a secret society which had been founded in 1891. Moreover, Milner was, if not in 1897, at least by 1901, Rhodes’s chosen successor in the leadership of that society.” (The Anglo-American Establishment, Chapter 3)

January 3, J.R.R. Tolkien turns 6

March 7, Johannes Brahms, a famous German composer, pianist and conductor, has his last public appearance at the Hans Richter’s Symphony No. 4 concert and he dies on April 3

May 15, Prescott Bush turns 2 years old (he becomes the father of Pres. George H. W. Bush and grandfather to Pres. George W. Bush)

The economic depression in the United States ends

Thomas Edison films his fifth silent film, “The Train,” on one of the first working motion cameras (he invented the motion camera)

December 20, the New York Times follows up on the three large burial mounds, one of which had been opened in Maple Creek, Wisconsin, in it was found the skeleton of a man of gigantic size, the bones measured from head to foot over 9ft. and were in a fair state of preservation

La Clef de la Magie Noire or “The Key to Black Magic,” is published by the French occultist author Stanislas de Guaita, in it, the original goat pentagram first appears, which later came to symbolize Baphomet, an idol that the Knights Templars during the crusades were accused of worshiping, Stanislas died this same year at the age of 36 (Wikipedia)

December 14, Future King George VI turns 2

 

1898 

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: William McKinley is the president (R) – Queen Victoria is on the throne of England/Lord Salisbury is prime minister of England (forms the Cecil Bloc of Cecil’s secret society after Cecil dies in 1902)

Alfred Milner is the Governor of the Cape Colony and the High Commissioner for Southern Africa

January 3, J.R.R. Tolkien turns 7

May 15, Prescott Bush turns 3 years old (he becomes the father of Pres. George H. W. Bush and grandfather to Pres. George W. Bush)

June 1, George Washington Vanderbilt (1862-1914) marries Edith Stuyvesant Dresser (1873-1958) at the American Cathedral in Paris, they only have one child together in 1900

November 29, C.S. Lewis is born in Belfast, Ireland to a solicitor and a clergyman’s daughter, “Clive Staples Lewis was plunged into a world simmering with political and social resentment and clamoring for change. The partition of Ireland into Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland was still two decades away. Yet the tensions that would lead to this artificial political division of the island were obvious to all. Lewis was born into the heart of the Protestant establishment of Ireland (the “Ascendancy”) at a time when every one of its aspects—political, social, religious, and cultural—was under threat.” (C.S. Lewis, A Life)

The world’s first moving staircase—the escalator—is debuted at Harrods Department Store in London

 

 

1899

PRESIDESNTS, PRIME MINISTERS & ROYALTY: William McKinley is the president – Queen Victoria is on the throne of England/Lord Salisbury(Robert Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury) is Prime Minister—Lord Salisbury is part of the Cecil Bloc and Cecil Rhode’s Secret Society (founded in 1891)

January 3, J.R.R. Tolkien turns 8 years old

May 15, Prescott Bush turns 4 years old (he becomes the father of Pres. George H. W. Bush and grandfather to Pres. George W. Bush)

Fred Astaire is born in Omaha, Nebraska

July 21, Ernest Hemingway is born in Oak Park, Illinois (1899-1961)

The Victoria and Albert Museum is built

Theodore Roosevelt serves as governor of New York until 1900

The Second Boer War breaks out, caused by the Rhodes Secret Society (The Anglo-American Establishment, Intro), it lasts until 1902, and was fought between the British Empire and two independent Boer states, The South African Republic and the The Orange Free State, over the empire’s influence in South African, the trigger of the war was the discovery of diamonds and gold in the Boer states

November 29, C.S. Lewis turns 1 year old

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