A much-troubled former Portuguese colony on the west coast of southern Africa. Gained full independence from Portugal in November 1975, but has since then been pretty much in a constant state of civil war. First stamps were issued in 1870 and were inscribed “Republics Portuguesa – Angola”. Currency: 1870 to 1913 – 1000 reis = […]
The first air mail flight in Canada was from Montreal to Toronto on June 24th 1918. It was made by Captain Brian Peck from the Royal Air Force training school at Leaside, outside Toronto.