On this day in 1986 the European Union adopted its flag.
On a more personal note, I think the EU is great; after a thousand years of Germany and France killing all their young men and laying waste to the countryside in an effort to control each other, they've finally agreed on a formula to own Europe that keeps people snug in their beds and all those lovely castles and cathedrals standing in beautifully landscaped settings, instead of in piles of rubble.
Plus, England gets to keep its place as the fulcrum of power between the two. Win-win-win...
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