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Assamah ibn Amr al-Maafiri

Assamah was a leading member of the Egyptian wujuh, the Arab elite who dominated local affairs in the province during the early Islamic era. An early mention of him occurs during the revolt of Muhammad the Pure Soul in 762–763, when according to ...

                                               

Battle of Driskos

The Battle of Driskos, took place on 26–28 November, 1912. It was a battle fought between Greek forces under Alexandros Romas and Ottoman forces under General Esad Pasha during the First Balkan War. The battle began when the Greek army attacked t ...

                                               

The Valley of Lost Hope

The Valley of Lost Hope is a lost 1915 American silent Western drama film directed by and starring Romaine Fielding. Produced by Lubin Manufacturing Company and written by Shannon Fife, the film portrayed the rise and destruction of a gold-mining ...

                                               

The Ringtailed Rhinoceros

The Ringtailed Rhinoceros is a lost 1915 American silent comedy-drama film that depicted the ruinous effects of alcohol on a good-natured man and on the lives of the people around him. Like snakes and "pink elephants" that have been used in many ...

                                               

Nils Rohlsson

Rohlsson made his first appearances as a Davis Cup player for Sweden in 1938, during the Europe Zone second round tie against Switzerland. He represented Sweden again in 1939, in the tie between Sweden and Germany, that was played in Berlin durin ...

                                               

Purification of the Virgin (Gozzoli)

The painting of the Purification of the Virgin is a High-Renaissance-style tempera panel piece from an altarpiece painted by Benozzo Gozzoli and once owned by the Compagnia di Santa Maria della Purificazione e di San Zanobi of Florence, Italy. Th ...

                                               

Le Courrier de lAir

Le Courrier de lAir was a French-language propaganda newspaper distributed as a leaflet during the First World War. It was printed in London and dropped from hydrogen-filled, free-floating paper balloons on the Western Front over France and Belgi ...

                                               

Reichstag Bloodbath

The Reichstag Bloodbath occurred on January 13, 1920, in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin during negotiation by the Weimar National Assembly on the Works Council Act. The number of victims is controversial, but it is certainly the bloodi ...

                                               

The Young Idea

The Young Idea, subtitled "A comedy of youth in three acts", is an early play by Noel Coward, written in 1921 and first produced the following year. After a pre-London provincial tour it ran at the Savoy Theatre for 60 performances from 1 Februar ...

                                               

New Year (disambiguation)

New Year is an event that happens when a culture celebrates the end of one calendar year and the beginning of the next. New Year, The New Year, New Years Eve and similar may also refer to: Lunar New Year, the first day of a year whose months are ...

                                               

Ralph Sanchez

Rafael Agustin Sanchez, better known as Ralph Sanchez, was a prominent Cuban-American autoracing figure, developer, and businessman.

                                               

Chimera (spacecraft)

Chimera is a proposed NASA mission to orbit and explore 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1, an active, outbursting small icy body in the outer solar system. It was developed in response to the 2019 NASA call for mission concepts in the Discovery-class. S ...

                                               

Alexandra Pavlovna Biryukova

Alexandra Pavlovna Biryukova was a prominent female politician in the USSR. She was the highest-ranking female politician under Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Biryukova was the second woman ever appointed to the Politburo, the executive committ ...

                                               

W8XH

W8XH was a Buffalo, New York "experimental audio broadcasting station", owned by the Buffalo Evening News, which operated from 1934 to 1939. It was the first "Apex" broadcasting station, i.e. the first to transmit programming intended for the gen ...

                                               

1931 Chicago housing protests

The Housing Protests on the South Side of Chicago in August 1931 began as a clash between white police and African Americans over the eviction of Diana Gross, a seventy-two year old black woman. Police who were sent to enforce the eviction came i ...

                                               

Bids for Commonwealth Games

Bids for Commonwealth Games is the process where Commonwealth Games Associations select from within their national territory cities to put forward bids to host a Commonwealth Games. Since the creation of the Commonwealth Games Federation in 1932, ...

                                               

John Schehr

John Schehr was a German political activist who became a Communist Party politician and ultimately, chairman of the party, following the arrest on 3 March 1933 of Ernst Thalmann. By this time the country was very rapidly being transformed into a ...

                                               

Oishi Matashichi

Ōishi Matashichi is a Japanese anti-nuclear activist and author, and was a fisherman exposed to the radioactive fallout of the Bravo Nuclear Test in the Marshall Islands on March 1, 1954. He was one of twenty-three fisherman on the vessel Daigo F ...

                                               

Mary Roman

Born Mary Barboza in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of a nurse and a railroad construction worker. She was the eldest of three children, grew up in the Berkshires, and graduated from Williams High School and Springfield College.

                                               

Alberta Open

The Alberta Open is a golf tournament that is held in Alberta, Canada. It was an important event on the Canadian Tour and its predecessors until 1999 when it endured a brief hiatus after losing its main sponsors. It returned as an event on the pr ...

                                               

Free Republic of Nias

The Free Republic of Nias was a short-lived, unrecognized state that was proclaimed by a group of German prisoners in the Indonesian island of Nias. The republic existed for less than a month until the island was fully occupied by Japanese troops ...

                                               

Declaration of St Jamess Palace

The Declaration of St Jamess Palace was the first joint statement of goals and principles by the Allies of World War II. The declaration was issued after the first Inter-Allied Meeting at St Jamess Palace in London on 12 June 1941. Representative ...

                                               

First mass transport of Jews to Auschwitz concentration camp

The first mass transport of Jews to Auschwitz concentration camp departed from Poprad transit camp in the Slovak State on 25 March 1942 and arrived at its destination on 26 March. It was the beginning of systematic deportation of Jews to Auschwit ...

                                               

Marine Corps Womens Reserve Band

The Marine Corps Womens Reserve Band was a United States Marine Corps military band, unique in its all female composition, that served during the Second World War. The band was stationed at Camp Lejeune and included 43 members.

                                               

Das Neue Deutschland

Das Neue Deutschland was an alleged freedom movement that was founded by the American Office of Strategic Services in June 1944 during the Second World War. Its main organ was a magazine of the same name, which was brought to Germany by resistanc ...

                                               

Operation Flashpoint (March 1945)

Operation Flashpoint was the Ninth United States Army part of Operation Plunder, the crossing of the lower Rhine by the 21st Army Group during March 22-28 March, 1945, in the last months of World War II, in which the Ninth Army established bridge ...

                                               

Esther 9

Esther 9 is the ninth chapter of the Book of Esther in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible, The author of the book is unknown and modern scholars have established that the final stage of the Hebrew text would have been fo ...

                                               

Terry Kendall

Kendalls first major success was at the 1969 New Zealand PGA Championship at the Mount Maunganai Golf Course. He shot a course record 63 −10 in the second round to take the lead. Although he did not break 70 on the weekend, he made a "pressure pu ...

                                               

Indo-Pakistani water dispute of 1948

India and Pakistan had a dispute over sharing of Indus waters in April 1948, about eight months after their independence. The East Punjab province of India shut off water running to West Punjab via the main branches of the Upper Bari Doab Canal a ...

                                               

Havana Invitational

The Havana Invitational was a pro-am golf tournament held from 1948 to 1958. It was played at Havana Country Club in Havana, Cuba. In 1958 a second unrelated event was held two weeks before the pro-am, the Havana International Invitational. This ...

                                               

Sally Rodwell

Sally Katherine Rodwell was a New Zealand multi-disciplinary artist who worked mainly in the fields of theatre, film, and poetry. Her creative work included performing, directing and writing; making masks, puppets and costumes; film-making, illus ...

                                               

Kulturpalast

The Kulturpalast Dresden is a modernist building built by Wolfgang Hansch during the era of the German Democratic Republic. It was the largest multi-purpose hall in Dresden when it opened in 1969, and was used for concerts, dances, conferences an ...

                                               

1973 in American television

The Young and the Restless on CBS 1973– March 20 – Police Story on NBC 1973–78 The $10.000 Pyramid on CBS with Dick Clark as host March 26 January 28 – Barnaby Jones on CBS 1973–80 January 6 – Schoolhouse Rock! on ABC 1973–09 July 2 – CBS revives ...

                                               

The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel

The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel is a 1917 detective novella by the British writer AEW Mason, the second story to feature his character Inspector Hanaud. Mason had originally written many of the plot elements for an abortive silent film, to be c ...

                                               

Nandasena Perera

Perera grew up in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Perera left school early to work for his family. He later got into golf while working as a caddy at the Royal Colombo Golf Club. Despite this he went on to be a professional golfer.

                                               

Mimmo Catania

He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino where he studied painting from 1980–1984, and moved after graduation to Berlin where he has been living ever since.

                                               

List of business schools in Hyderabad, India

This is a list of notable business schools in Hyderabad, India. Hyderabad is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Telangana and de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh. A business school is a university-level institution that confers deg ...

                                               

Bush Music Club

Sydneys Bush Music Club is the oldest and longest running folk music performance and education organisation in Australia, and is believed to be the second oldest such club still in existence in the English speaking world. Founded in 1954, and sti ...

                                               

Piers Hellawell

Hellawell grew up in England and studied composition with James Wood. and later Nicholas Maw at the University of Oxford. At the age of 24, he was appointed as Composer-in-Residence at Queens University, Belfast where, in 2002, he was made Profes ...

                                               

Katz Drug Store sit-in

The Katz Drug Store sit-in was one of the first sit-ins during the civil rights movement, occurring on August 19, 1958, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In protest of racial discrimination, black schoolchildren sat at a lunch counter with their teache ...

                                               

Bob Brillante

Robert John Brillante is a cable television manager and executive. A former partner in the now defunct Florida’s News Channel, he is currently the chief executive officer of the Black News Channel.

                                               

Washington National Primate Research Center

The Washington National Primate Research Center is a federally funded biomedical research facility located on the University of Washingtons Seattle campus. The WaNPRC is part of a network of seven National Primate Research Centers which conduct b ...

                                               

1962 Far East Circuit

The 1962 Far East Circuit was the inaugural season of golf tournaments that comprised the Far East Circuit, later known as the Asia Golf Circuit. The circuit consisted of five tournaments over five weeks, and was formed from the existing national ...

                                               

Magic Man (Better Call Saul)

Magic Man is the first episode of the fifth season of the AMC television series Better Call Saul, the spinoff series of Breaking Bad. The episode aired on February 23, 2020 on AMC, in the United States. Outside of the United States, the episode p ...

                                               

The Splash

The Splash is a 1966 pop art painting by the British artist David Hockney. It depicts a swimming pool beside a pavilion, disturbed by a splash of water created by an unseen figure who has apparently just jumped in from a diving board. It is made ...

                                               

Assault Support Patrol Boat

The Assault Support Patrol Boat, was a heavily armed and armored riverine patrol boat developed by the United States Navy for use in the Vietnam War from late 1967.

                                               

WCAE

WCAE was a public television station on channel 50 at St. John, Indiana, owned by the Lake Central School Corporation. It was the first television station to serve Northwest Indiana and the Calumet Region. The station began experiencing financial ...

                                               

Pride in the Desert

Pride in the Desert is the annual LGBTQ pride event for Tucson, Arizona. Similar to Phoenix Pride, Tucson does not hold a pride parade in the traditional month of June, due to high summer temperatures in Arizona.

                                               

Ryan McNaught

Ryan McNaught, also known as The Brickman, is a Lego designer as the only Australian Lego certified Professional. In 2019 he joined Channel Nines TV show Lego Masters Australia, as the main competition judge alongside host Hamish Blake.

                                               

Rohit John Chettri

Chettris father was a music lover, and they used to play musical instruments like guitar and harmonium together when his father would come back home in the evening after work. When he was seven years old, he took part in an inter-school competiti ...