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first free parliamentary electionPoland'swas held in 1991. More than 100 parties participated, and no single party ...
War of 1812... 14th U.S. state in 1791, although the Green Mountain Boys mustered for the, The Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and following World War I as th ...
September 11 attacks... ni Hanjour could pilot and crash the plane into the Pentagon as part of the. The crash killed all 64 passengers aboard the aircraft and 125 in the Pe ...
Vietnam War... old War. However, Canada has disagreed with American policies regarding the, the status of Cuba, the Iraq War, Missile Defense, and the War on Terror ...
Crimean War... ing a cacodyl cyanide-filled artillery shell against enemy ships during the. The British Ordnance Department rejected the proposal as "as bad a mode ...
Russian Civil War... s to control large amounts of the railway (and of Russia itself) during theat the end of World War I. As one of the few organised fighting forces lef ...
Peasants' War (1798)... liste - Partition of Belgium - Partitions of Luxembourg - Paulus, Camille -- Peer - Peeters directive - Pfaff Jean-Marie - Picard language - Picqué, ...
Kurukshetra War... rregular rhythms to sustain attention. In Ugrasrava's epic Mahabharata, theis narrated by a character in Vyasa's Jaya, which itself is narrated by a ...
United FruitRivalries between the companies, however, escalated in 1910, when thecame to Honduras to set up company operations; the company had already bee ...
a major expedition... t the British settlements on the border of Acadia in Maine. France launchedto recover Louisbourg in 1746. Beset by storms, disease, and finally the d ...
1066... ay also have been known as Lesnes or Lessness. After the Norman Conquest in, Erith passed into the possession of Bishop Odo and is mentioned in the D ...
American Civil War... ty reduced it to its present dimensions. Some of the closing battles of thehappened in the county with the Second Battle of Fort Fisher (the last maj ...
Battle of Racławice... ssible victory against a far larger and better equipped Russian army at theon April 4 of that year
2001 anthrax attacks... as able to save Weston). He also was the Congressional spokesman during the
World War IIAt the outbreak of, Wisdom was sent to work in a communications centre in a command bunker i ...
Spanish Civil War... h the exception of a disputed title in 1937) evaded them. A month after thebegan in 1936, several players from Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao enlisted ...
competitive presidential election... s approved a new constitution by referendum, and in 1996, Déby easily won a. He won a second term five years later. Oil exploitation began in Chad in ...
siege of Florence... stumes. The most important match was played on 17 February 1530, during the. That day Papal troops besiged the city while the Florentines, with conte ...
Dagor BragollachIn the, Dorthonion was a key theatre of war, as Morgoth concentrated on conqueri ...
1948 Arab–Israeli War... 00 both Jewish and non-Jewish volunteers who went to Israel to fight in theincluding Aliyah Bet. The original Mahalniks were mostly World War II vete ...
Iraq War... d with American policies regarding the Vietnam War, the status of Cuba, the, Missile Defense, and the War on Terrorism. A serious diplomatic debate i ...
Battle of Berlin... ts (16–19 April) and the Battle of Halbe (21 April-1 May), both part of the. The Waffen-SS was represented by the III (Germanic) SS Panzer Corps
Battle of Gaixia... ugh Xiang Yu proved to be a capable commander, Liu Bang defeated him at the, in modern-day Anhui. Liu Bang assumed the title "emperor" (huangdi) at t ...
Wars of Scottish Independence... en route to Scotland, sparked off the disputed succession which led to the
Battle of Blenheim... he great struggle of the Spanish succession. He shared in the defeat at the, near Höchstädt, on 13 August 1704; his dominions were temporarily partit ...
YouTube... oughout the world using different methods such as: video sharing services (, Dailymotion), blogs, radio and television, the latter being the most unc ...
United Fruit... kilometers of coastline). In 1900, American businessman Samuel Zemurray andcame to Honduras to purchase some banana plantations. In 1905, Zemurray ha ...
Besieged from May until October 1574... against Spanish rule and played an important role in the Eighty Years' War.by the Spanish, Leiden was relieved by the cutting of the dikes, thus enab ...
1993 parliamentary election... ticipated, and no single party received more than 13% of the total vote. Inthe "post-communist" Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) received the largest s ...
Contract with America... Republican Revolution took control and legislation intending to fulfill thewas coming from Newt Gingrich's House of Representatives. Many Democrats i ...
World War I... e railway (and of Russia itself) during the Russian Civil War at the end of. As one of the few organised fighting forces left in the aftermath of the ...
Napoleonic WarsIndeed, as late as the, at the dawning of the 19th century, even the Russian militia (mostly lan ...
Battle of Stiklestad... s you find Thorir Hund, who killed Norway's Patron Saint, Saint Olav in thein 1030. In 1323, the chieftain seat was raided and burned by Karelian war ...
2003 invasion of IraqIn the, the waterway was a key military target for the Coalition Forces. Since i ...
first general election... istance, the British decided to leave the Gold Coast. Britain organized theto be held under universal franchise on 5–10 February 1951. Though in jail ...
Battle of the Seelow Heights... med in 1945 to protect Berlin from the advancing Red Army. It fought in the(16–19 April) and the Battle of Halbe (21 April-1 May), both part of the B ...
World War IIDuring, soybeans became important in both North America and Europe chiefly as su ...
Cold WarThe foreign policies of the neighbours have been closely aligned since the. However, Canada has disagreed with American policies regarding the Vietn ...
Spanish Civil War... , and had a significant role in Spain's colonial wars in Morocco and in theon the Nationalist side. The Spanish Foreign Legion recruited foreigners u ...
World War II... wn. Erin, Jason and John Boy are married in later television movie sequels.deeply affects the family. All four of the Walton boys enlist in the milit ...
Albigensian CrusadeAfter the upheaval of theagainst the Cathars, the bishop Bernard de Castanet, in the late 13th cent ...
Battle of Halbe... d Army. It fought in the Battle of the Seelow Heights (16–19 April) and the(21 April-1 May), both part of the Battle of Berlin. The Waffen-SS was rep ...
electionThe Labour Party retained power in the 27 July 2002, forming a coalition with Jim Anderton's new party, the Progressive Coali ...
Bosworth Field... d, (later Richard III) was famously killed in battle against Henry Tudor at
referendum... d reintroduced multiparty politics. Chadians approved a new constitution by, and in 1996, Déby easily won a competitive presidential election. He won ...
World War II... ought from 4–8 May 1942, was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater ofbetween the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied naval and air forces from th ...
referendum on electoral reformAon May 17, 2005 was held in conjunction with the provincial election that ...
1383–1385 Crisis... der of Aviz, by which title he was known. He became king in 1385, after the
second post-war free presidential electionIn November 1995, Poland held its. SLD leader Aleksander Kwaśniewski defeated Wałęsa by a narrow margin—51. ...
Super Robot Wars Judgement... character and has actually never missed a single game. This all changed infor the Game Boy Advance and Super Robot Wars W for the Nintendo DS. So fa ...
Battle of HastingsHis father Eustace II appeared at thein 1066 as an ally of William the Conqueror, and is listed as a possible k ...
Disaster Year of 1672... re renewed and expanded to include the shipyards as well. And following the, they were reinforced again and expanded on the west and north sides. Yet ...
American Revolutionary War... hipping fleet, which turned to Privateering at every opportunity. After the, Bermuda became the Royal Navy's Western Atlantic headquarters, before wh ...
Theater War... Swedish army failed to advance. Denmark declared war on Sweden in 1788 (the). After the decisive defeat of the Russian fleet at the Battle of Svensks ...
World War I... nd claimed as a colony by the German Empire in the late 19th century. After, Nauru became a League of Nations mandate administered by Australia, New ...
War of the Spanish SuccessionHis family was split during theand was for many years under house arrest in Austria. Only in 1715 did the ...
paid a visit to England... ce of Wahlstatt (in Silesia on the Katzbach battlefield). Soon afterward he, where he was received enthusiastically everywhere he went
Balkan Wars... ation held its first congress in Basel on September 3, 1897. Because of the, the Second International held an extraordinary congress at Basel in 1912 ...
American Civil War... Army officer from Virginia and a Confederate States Army general during the. He was known to his friends as "Jeb", from the initials of his given nam ...
Siege of La Rochelle... aining their religious freedoms). Louis XIII led successfully the important. In addition, Louis had the port of Le Havre modernised, and he built a p ...
Battle of Wilmington... Fort Fisher (the last major coastal stronghold of the Confederacy) and the. The Wilmington Insurrection of 1898 and its establishment of Jim Crow la ...
Battle of Waddams Grove... son encountered what was probably the same war party near Yellow Creek. Thebecame a hard fought, hand-to-hand melee. Three militiamen and five or six ...
Crimean War... ce had moved against the Birmingham gunsmiths following the outbreak of thein 1854. The Board of Ordnance's Royal Small Arms Factory at Enfield had i ...
attack on Fort Recovery... rior numbers and had just completed rigorous training. After an exploratoryin June 1794, Little Turtle counseled negotiation rather than battle, rema ...
raided and destroyedOn November 28, 1745, the French with their Indian alliesthe village of Saratoga, New York, killing and capturing more than one hun ...
World War II... s have been used to destroy buildings since the start of gunpowder warfare,saw the first use of strategic bombing from the air to destroy the ability ...
Second Cortina War... 5. The First Cortina War ended on December 27, 1859. In May 1861, the brieftook place
World War IIWhen Germany invaded Poland on 1 September 1939 beginning, Mussolini choose to stay non-belligerant, although he delcared his suppo ...
1948 Arab–Israeli War... capacity, he succeeded in achieving an initial truce during the subsequentand laid the groundwork for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for ...
Ligny... campaign of 1815, the Prussians sustained a serious defeat at the outset at(June 16), in the course of which the old field marshal was repeatedly rid ...
unsuccessful attempt to capture Nassau... sing his own money to try to overcome problems. In 1720 the Spanish made an
Civil WarFulda has acannon located in its city park. This cannon is a three-inch (76 mm) rifle ...
War of the Bavarian Succession... r in disputes that could, or did, lead to war. She acted as mediator in the(1778–79) between the German states of Prussia and Austria. In 1780 she es ...
1997 parliamentary electionIntwo parties with roots in the Solidarity movement — Solidarity Electoral A ...
World War I... at the local university with a work on inflation in Italy during and after. Notably, his tutor was Luigi Einaudi, one of the most important Italian ...
World War II... s and boogie woogie beats in jazz based music. During and immediately after, with shortages of fuel and limitations on audiences and available person ...
Spanish Civil War... Republican Navy became divided after the coup of July 1936 that led to the(1936–39). Two coastal battleships, one heavy cruiser, one large destroyer ...
United States occupiedIn an expression of the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, thethe island in 1915 and US Marines were stationed in the country until 1934 ...
Revolution... 2 to "the memory of the old soldiers of Carter County since the days of the." It is in the form of an obelisk, constructed primarily from river rock ...
Vandalic War... the coastal areas by Berber raids. It was restored to Roman rule after the, when it became part of the new praetorian prefecture of Africa
Battle of Guadalcanal... glas Munro, was posthumously awarded the Navy version for action during the. A separate Coast Guard medal was established in 1963, but no design yet ...
provincial election... rendum on electoral reform on May 17, 2005 was held in conjunction with thethat year. British Columbian voters were asked to approve a new electoral ...
American Revolutionary War... terms with both the Spanish and the British. In 1784, the treaty ending thetransferred British rule of Florida to Spain. The Spanish Empire's decline ...
last election in 2010... years with half of the councillors elected at each election. Following thethere were 25 Liberal Democrat members, 12 Conservatives and 3 representin ...
Siege of St. Augustine... ars along with Seminole warriors, invaded Spanish Florida and conducted theduring the War of Jenkin's Ear. During this siege the black community of S ...
World War II... ost notably as a major influence or postulate of World War I and especially. Fascism is a form of authoritarian nationalism which stresses absolute l ...
Super Robot Wars W... This all changed in Super Robot Wars Judgement for the Game Boy Advance andfor the Nintendo DS. So far, almost every single major Gundam series has m ...
Battle of Castricum... an expeditionary force captured the city but was ultimately defeated in the. The French victory was commemorated on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris as
Cold War... ence, and techno thriller storylines set during and in the aftermath of the, along with video games on which he did not work, but which bear his name ...
Russian Civil War... d their supporters accused Trotsky of various mistakes and worse during theand damaged his military reputation so much that he was forced to resign a ...
ended in disaster... the power vacuum and became involved in Chad's civil war. Libya's adventurein 1987; the French-supported president, Hissène Habré, evoked a united re ...
Civil WarDuring theBrownsville was used as a smuggling point for Confederate goods into Mexic ...
World War II... 8 Arab–Israeli War including Aliyah Bet. The original Mahalniks were mostlyveterans from American and British armed forces
Vienna Offensive... ing, the 6th SS Panzer Army withdrew towards Vienna and was involved in the. The only major force to face the attacking Red Army was the II SS Panzer ...
Huguenot... in line, and retracted the political and military privileges granted to thes by Henry IV (while maintaining their religious freedoms). Louis XIII led ...
American Revolution... designed to defend neutral shipping from the British Royal Navy during the
Second Battle of Fort Fisher... e closing battles of the American Civil War happened in the county with the(the last major coastal stronghold of the Confederacy) and the Battle of W ...
Iraq War... l Salvador became the last and longest serving Latin American nation in the. Service in Iraq was a coveted assignment for the officers and long-servi ...
defeatedIn 1791, Little Turtle and Blue Jacketanother American expedition, this time led by General Arthur St. Clair. It ...
crossed the Rhine... lans they managed to defeat the Franks, and on December 31, 406 the Vandals, probably while it was frozen, to invade Gaul, which they devastated terr ...
Operation Southern Watch... 355th Wing (355 WG). Following Operation Desert Storm, the 355 WG supportedduring deployments to Al Jaber, Kuwait, in 1997 by deploying 24 A-10s, in ...
Operation Downfall... to production and were planned to be used in the Allied invasion of Japan (), however the atomic bombings of Japan negated its use. After World War I ...
November 1999 electionAfter nine years in office, the National Party lost the. Labour under Helen Clark out-polled National by 39% to 30% and formed a ...
Second Battle of Copenhagen... an fleet in the First Battle of Copenhagen (2 April 1801), and again in the(August–September 1807). This ended Dano-Norwegian neutrality, beginning a ...
Landing Operation on Hainan Island... s of China controlled by the Republic of China. From March to May 1950, thecaptured the island for the Chinese communists. Feng Baiju and his column ...
attempted rescue operation... rs became less severe and generally more tolerable. Following the late 1970at Son Tay prison camp, most of the POWs at the outlying camps were moved ...
Cold WarThroughout the, the Non-Aligned Movement, and organisations like the Organization of Sol ...
Spanish Legion... me day, the Spanish commandos were replaced on the island by members of the, who remained on the island until Morocco, after mediation by the United ...
Russian Civil War... s that landed troops at Vladivostok during the Siberian Intervention of the. These forces supported the White Russian government of Admiral Aleksandr ...
World War I... orces in history, perhaps most notably as a major influence or postulate ofand especially World War II. Fascism is a form of authoritarian nationalis ...
a third mandate... an uproar among the civil society and opposition parties. In 2006 Déby wonin elections that the opposition boycotted. Ethnic violence in eastern Cha ...
United Fruit... ree major companies, Cuyamel Fruit Company, Standard Fruit and particularlyafter it absorbed Cuyamel in 1930
Battle of Trafalgar... n 1805 a Franco-Spanish fleet was defeated by the British Royal Navy in the. The Spanish fleet was forced into the battle by French Admiral Villanuev ...
Columbine High School massacre... ed to publish the story "Shoot", about high school shootings, following the, despite the fact it had been written and submitted prior to the event. T ...
American Revolution... settled large parts of Nova Scotia before 1775, and were neutral during the. At the end of the Revolution, about 75,000 Loyalists moved out of the ne ...
election of 2006... lfredo Palacio took his place and remained in office until the presidential, in which Rafael Correa gained the presidency
French Revolution... kstore, called the Librairie France, specialized in books and papers on theand was frequented by many notable writers and scholars of the day. Anatol ...
American Revolution... t and block house was located on the site of the future village. During theit was known for its smuggling and was called the "Blockhouse.
American Civil War... was a rural area of plantations and a small fishing village until after the. Construction of the railroad and establishment of the great shipyard bro ...
Katzbach battlefieldOn June 3, 1814, he was made Prince of Wahlstatt (in Silesia on the). Soon afterward he paid a visit to England, where he was received enthus ...
English Civil War... porary France, it was relatively successful until the Puritan Revolution orin the 17th century
American Civil War... empt to resurrect the pike as a primary infantry weapon occurred during thewhen the Confederate States of America planned to recruit twenty regiments ...
Salvadoran Civil WarDuring thethe Armed Forces of El Salvador waged war against counter-insurgents organ ...
Second Silesian War... in 1743 and 1744. The new alliance with Frederick II of Prussia during thefinally forced the Austrian army to leave Bavaria and to retreat back into ...
Third World War... Kosygin, while KGB chief Yuri Andropov added that "We shall not unleash the." The letter from the US cabinet arrived during the meeting. Brezhnev dec ...
Battle of Grodno... s, composed mostly of march battalions and volunteers. In the course of the(September 20–September 22), the Red Army lost some hundred men (by the Po ...
German invasion of Norway... nd the Norwegian 6th Division under General Carl Gustav Fleischer after theon 9 April 1940
American Civil War... d as a surgeon on the staff of Confederate general Robert E. Lee during the. He was a pioneer in physical therapy. His mother's Sephardic Jewish ance ...
Spanish Armada... of the opposing English and Spanish fleets in the 1588 confrontation of thewere galleons, with the modified English "race built" galleons developed b ...
Korean War... nt of Texas Country Reporter. The students invited Sherman Jones, a woundedveteran, to take part in the final graduation ceremony, as he had never gr ...
Treaty of Jassy... kish War (1787–92). This war, catastrophic for the Ottomans, ended with the(1792), which legitimized the Russian claim to the Crimea and granted the ...
Johnson County War... of a railhead made Casper the starting off point for the "invaders" in the. The special chartered train carrying the men up from Texas stopped at Ca ...
French Revolutionary WarsHaving initially opposed France in the(1792–1802), Spain changed sides in 1796, but defeat by the British a few ...
Hundred Years' War... allied cavalry while English troops and generals took the side of John (see). John I and Nuno Álvares Pereira, his loyal Constable and talented suppo ...
War of 1812Albion was founded soon after the end of theby a colony of Englishmen led by George Flower. The American settlers in E ...
First Macedonian War... donian king, Philip V pledged his support to Hannibal – thus initiating theagainst Rome. Hannibal also secured an alliance with newly appointed King ...
World War II... tled Miklavž prihaja (St. Nicholas arrives). The premiere took place beforein the Union Hostel in Ljubljana (now in Slovenia) with great success
Battle of Apple River Fort... ok refuge in the fort, which was defended by about 20 to 35 militiamen. Thelasted about forty-five minutes. The women and girls inside the fort, unde ...
Battle of GettysburgThe 111th New York was present at, among others, the, the Battle of the Wilderness, the Battle of Cold Harbor and the Appomatt ...
Iraq War... he Taliban government in Afghanistan. However, Kennedy strongly opposed thefrom the start, and was one of 23 senators voting against the Iraq War Res ...
Battle of Santiago de Cuba... cruiser) as it gallantly tried to break out of an American blockade in the. Admiral Cervera's squadron was overrun in a heroic attempt to break a po ...
Civil War... elected to lead the new city government, which was incorporated. During the, the town had to be incorporated again
victory of Montmartre... rmy and the Army of Silesia marched in one body directly towards Paris. The, the entry of the allies into the French capital, and the overthrow of th ...
Iraqi insurgency... 23 senators voting against the Iraq War Resolution in October 2002. As thegrew in subsequent years, Kennedy pronounced that the conflict was "Bush's ...
Civil WarEarly in the, a medal for individual valor was proposed by Iowa Senator James W. Grime ...
British Army... were British, with another 6,000 from the King's German Legion. All of thetroops were regular soldiers but only 7,000 of them were Peninsular War ve ...
Super Robot WarsThe Gundam metaverse makes regular appearances in theseries by Banpresto. In fact, there has not been a single non-Banpresto Or ...
Battle of the Wilderness... 111th New York was present at, among others, the Battle of Gettysburg, the, the Battle of Cold Harbor and the Appomattox Campaign. During the Battle ...
siege by Spanish forcesIn 1573 the city successfully withstood aunder the leadership of Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba. It w ...
War of the Pacific... d feces (guano), which is a valuable source of phosphorus and nitrogen. The, sometimes called the Guano War, was fought in part over the control of g ...
Battle of Bennington... ew regimental flags from the American Revolution. Although Stark was at theand likely flew this flag, the battle has become more commonly associated ...
Peninsular War... f the British Army troops were regular soldiers but only 7,000 of them wereveterans. In addition, there were 17,000 Dutch and Belgian troops, 11,000 ...
Russian Revolution... velopment, which Benedict XV had foreseen in his first encyclical. With the, the Vatican was faced with a new, so far unknown, situation
Taliban insurgency... . Majority of them are ethnic Pakhtuns from southeastern Afghanistan, where, US-led military operations, suicide attacks, and worsening law and order ...
Battle of San Jacinto... d modern La Porte gained fame early in Texas history as the location of theon April 21, 1836, which ended the Texas Revolution, establishing the inde ...
Spanish Civil War... d Francisco Franco not used narrow-gauge tracks to repair bridges after the. Zapf was happy in the cartography unit. His eyesight was so excellent th ...
Battle of Cold Harbor... , among others, the Battle of Gettysburg, the Battle of the Wilderness, theand the Appomattox Campaign. During the Battle of Gettysburg, the 111th to ...
Vietnam War... most noted was the documentary The War at Home, which chronicled the anti-movement in Madison. Another film that made extensive use of the city as a ...
World War II... hich piston-engined fighters fought each other, both sides deploying formerand Korean War American aircraft. Cavalier F-51D Mustangs, F4U-1, -4 and - ...
First CrusadeHe went on thein 1096 with his brothers Godfrey of Bouillon (duke of Lower Lotharingia) ...
World War II... er three years of construction of seaplane and dirigible facilities. During, the naval base developed into an important center for military flight tr ...
World War I... for the War of 1812, The Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and followingas the Vermont National Guard
American Civil WarDuring the, men from Clyde served in B Company of the 111th New York Infantry, their ...
captured Fortress Louisbourg... ies and reinforcements from Massachusetts. In 1745, British colonial forcesafter a siege of six weeks. In retaliation, the Wabanaki Confederacy of Ac ...
entered ParisThe Allieson 30 March 1814. During this time Napoleon fought his Six Days Campaign, ...
World War II... at 13302 6th Street. The Santa Fe Community Library opened inside a formerarmy barracks in 1975. By 2011 the barracks became overwhelmed by the libr ...
English Civil War... udes of the cityfolk towards Royalist prisoners held in Coventry during theare believed to have been the origin of the phrase "to be sent to Coventry ...
War of 1812... however, these militias became superfluous and were disbanded following the. At the end of the 19th century, the colony did raise volunteer units to ...
World War I... 782 BC by king Argishti I at the western extreme of the Ararat plain. After, Yerevan became the capital of the Democratic Republic of Armenia as thou ...
won re-election to the Senate... f the campaign. In the fall, Dukakis fell to George H. W. Bush, but Kennedyover Republican Joseph D. Malone in the easiest race of his career. Kenned ...
May 1968Despite the involvement of many of his students in the events of, Althusser initially greeted these developments with silence. He was late ...
On-to-Ottawa Trek... n 1935, the RCMP, collaborating with the Regina Police Service, crushed theby sparking the Regina Riot, in which one city police officer and one prot ...
World War IIDuring, Panamanian airports were leased exclusively by the U.S. military. The ne ...
crowning victory... y. Ball was promoted commander on 14 April 1782, two days after his chief’s, and on 20 March 1783 he became captain. With peace restored, Ball was fu ...
The Rumble in the Jungle... In 1974, he toured Africa and performed in Zaire as part of the buildup tofight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. Admirers of Brown's music, ...
universal franchise... rty members, youth, trade unionists, farmers, and veterans. They called forwithout property qualifications, a separate house of chiefs, and self-gove ...
American Civil War... has long been the symbol of Atlanta’s rebirth after its devastation in the. But most importantly, it is the personification of the will, perseveranc ...
American Revolution... sh for popular sovereignty that surfaced with the French Revolution and thein the late 18th century and culminated with the ethnic/national revolutio ...
Russian Revolution... ery. She claims to have been a member of the Russian aristocracy before theand suffered greatly as a result, but how much of that story is true is an ...
Cold WarDuring the height of the, in 1954, the U.S. Army installed an Ajax-Nike missile base at the airfie ...
second term... and in 1996, Déby easily won a competitive presidential election. He won afive years later. Oil exploitation began in Chad in 2003, bringing with it ...
War of 1812... States over impressment, and then led to further conflicts even during the, when thirteen Irish American prisoners of war were executed as traitors ...
Thirty Years' War... rder in the duchy which enabled Maximilian to play an important part in the; during the earlier years of which he was so successful as to acquire the ...
BagaudaeTheof Gaul are obscure figures, appearing fleetingly in the ancient sources, ...
Cannae... ason, Austerlitz is sometimes compared to other great tactical battles likeor Blenheim. Some historians suggest that Napoleon was so successful at Au ...
Battle of Queenston Heights... hirteen Irish American prisoners of war were executed as traitors after the; Winfield Scott urged American reprisal, but none was carried out
Black SeminolesThere is also a village ofwho have lived at Red Bays on Andros Island in the Bahamas since the 1820s
Spotsylvania Court House... er advantages." As the armies maneuvered toward their next confrontation at, Stuart's cavalry fought delaying actions against the Union cavalry. His ...
Gulf War... eration of the Grand Mosque Seizure. In 1991 Pakistan got involved with theand sent 5,000 troops as part of a US-led coalition, specifically for the ...
Daze Village Uprising... within a short period. One of the immediate revolt attempts was the 209 BCled by Chen Sheng and Wu Guang
Dresden... he end of the armistice, Napoleon seemed to have regained the initiative at(August 1813), where he once again defeated a numerically superior Coaliti ...
War of the Polish SuccessionDuring the(1733-8), a renewed attempt to regain the lost Italian territories was mor ...
World War IDuring the early years of, Hearst's INS was barred from using Allied telegraph lines because of rep ...
World War IIDuring, Fox took over a variety of characters and books of several of his collea ...
World War II... h 84 American prisoners of war were murdered by their German captors during. The massacre was committed on December 17, 1944, by members of Kampfgrup ...
French Revolution... he modern state and the push for popular sovereignty that surfaced with theand the American Revolution in the late 18th century and culminated with t ...
Haitian general election... 1990, the former priest Jean-Bertrand Aristide was elected President in the, winning more than two thirds of the vote. His 5-year mandate began on 7 ...
War of 1812... on April 15, 1834, another portion was annexed to the same town. During thesome residents left the town and a lesser number returned
Treaty of Oliva... the territory in the 1657 Treaty of Wehlau, which was confirmed in the 1660. The Duchy of Prussia was elevated to the Kingdom of Prussia in 1701
World War I... stablished in 1925 as Davis-Monthan Landing Field, and is named in honor ofpilots Lieutenants Samuel H. Davis and Oscar Monthan, both Tucson natives. ...
raided the British fishing port of Canso... tilities. Concerned about their overland supply lines to Quebec, they firston May 23, and then organized an attack on Annapolis Royal, then the capit ...
World War II... 942 became the U.S. Navy's first flying ace and Medal of Honor recipient in. Butch O’Hare’s final action took place on the night of November 26, 1943 ...
Falklands War... ramme was initiated following the torpedo's reliability failures during theand was headed up by Marconi Underwater Systems Limited as Prime Contracto ...
war broke outIn 1701, following the death in late 1700 of King Charles II of Spain,over who should succeed him to the Spanish throne. Although the war was at ...
Russian Civil War... rces in 1919. Trotsky, who was in overall charge of the Red Army during the, thought little of Zinoviev's leadership, which aggravated their strained ...
Thirty Years' War... ew castle, which is situated on the hillside nearer to the town. During theand the Nine Years' War, Baden-Baden suffered severely from the various co ...
Acadiawas also developed under Louis XIII. In 1632, Isaac de Razilly became invo ...
House of YorkJames Tyrrell was an English knight who fought for theon many occasions. Some, notably William Shakespeare, regard him as the mo ...
World War II... rence Alloway to describe paintings that celebrated consumerism of the postera. This movement rejected Abstract expressionism and its focus on the he ...
Vietnam War... itical prisoners and later by North Vietnam for prisoners of war during the
World War IIThe Waffen-SS grew from three regiments to over 38 divisions during, and served alongside the Heer (regular army) but was never formally part ...
Battle of the Bulge... iper (part of the 1st SS Panzer Division), a German combat unit, during the
World War I... lay close to London, development started slowly, and it was not until afterthat the district became built up. An aircraft industry was established in ...
Montreal Olympics... member of Puerto Rico's national basketball team. Morales didn't go to thebecause, as a minor in 1976, he still couldn't join the national team, the ...
American Revolutionary War... ased upon the Green Mountain Boys. Although Vermont initially supported theand sent troops to fight John Burgoyne's British invasion from Quebec in b ...
Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca... lly: "the Glory of Catherine"; the future Dnepropetrovsk), and Kherson. The, signed 10 July 1774, gave the Russians territories at Azov, Kerch, Yenik ...
World War II... general remoteness began to work against it; this was greatly aggravated byand the resultant gasoline rationing. Tourism focus shifted within Tenness ...
French Revolution... ians point specifically to the ultra-nationalist party in France during the
Battle of Chesma... ), which saw some of the heaviest defeats in Turkish history, including the(5–7 July 1770) and the Battle of Kagul (21 July 1770)
Second... xed in 1849, after the defeat of the Sikh armies in the First (1845–46) and(1848–49) Anglo-Sikh Wars
Cold War... which a moderate, domesticated modernism served as ideological prop to the.
American Revolution... alist forces of the British commander Ferguson at Kings Mountain, SC in the, rather than waiting for him to come to them, militiamen throughout the B ...
fall of communism... legislative election in 1989 became one of the important events marking thein Poland
East Pomeranian OffensiveThelasted from 24 February to 4 April, in Pomerania and West Prussia. The Waf ...
Crimean War... and watches, and to make small arms. Though produced on a very small scale,gunboat engines designed and assembled by John Penn of Greenwich are recor ...
Battle of Quebec... ard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 at the. The county seat is Fonda
Battle of Cunaxa... d to have been sung just before the start of various battles (including the) in Xenophon's "Anabasis" (or "Persian Expedition")
American Civil WarDuring the, Union forces built fortifications overlooking downtown Frankfort on what ...
Revolutionary War... Lloyd Manor House, which he was forced to abandon by the British during the. The British built several fortifications in the neck, including Fort Fra ...
Lützen... ventually to 400,000. Napoleon inflicted 40,000 casualties on the Allies at(2 May 1813) and Bautzen (20–21 May 1813). Both battles involved total for ...
Battle of Kagul... in Turkish history, including the Battle of Chesma (5–7 July 1770) and the(21 July 1770)
Nine Years' War... ed on the hillside nearer to the town. During the Thirty Years' War and the, Baden-Baden suffered severely from the various combatants, especially fr ...
American RevolutionAt the outset of the, the American revolutionaries hoped the French Canadians in Quebec and th ...
World War I... stro-Hungarian Empire, were calling for national self-determination. During, representatives of the Czechs, Slovaks, Poles, Serbs, Croats, and Sloven ...
September 11, 2001 attacks... ibertarian conservative, and Republican causes in America. A week after the, on The O'Reilly Factor, Clancy stated that left-wing politicians in the ...
Dagor AglarebAs in the Third Battle,, Morgoth's prime objective was the capture of the central highland of Dor ...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989... as shocked to witness the government's massacre of unarmed civilians at the. He wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times titled "China Won't Eve ...
Battle of Kings MountainBurke County citizens participated in thethat pitted Appalachian frontiersmen against the loyalist forces of the Br ...
crossedWhen the remnants of the Napoleon's armythe Berezina River in November, only 27,000 fit soldiers remained, with so ...
attacked againThe Englishin 1797, during the French Revolutionary Wars, led by Sir Ralph Abercromby ...
May legislative elections... ion, now organised into the Convergence Démocratique, over a dispute in the. In subsequent years, there was increasing violence and human rights abus ...
World War I... ngton, assumed leadership of the shipyard. Huntington Park, developed afternear the northern terminus of the James River Bridge, is named for him
Vietnam War... niversity of Wisconsin–Madison before enlisting in the U.S. Navy during the. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, he married Kathy Nelson; ...
Siege of Ostend... teen Provinces - Siege of Hulst - Siege of Leuven - Siege of Namur (1695) -- Signal de Botrange - Sillon industriel - Singing Nun, The - Sint-Agatha- ...
1992 Democratic presidential primaries... ng initially backed former fellow Massachusetts Senator Paul Tsongas in the. Kennedy floor managed successful passage of Clinton's National and Commu ...
Vietnam War... ge. The 1960s saw the arrival of about 50,000 draft-dodgers who opposed the
ousted... ulers of Afghanistan banned opium as "against Islam." After the Taliban was, opium cultivation resumed in more widespread areas and in greater yield. ...
Damour... ar camp in east Beirut. The PLO and LNM retaliated by attacking the town of, a Phalangist stronghold. Over 330 people were killed and many more wound ...
Napoleonic Wars... rtsmouth Block Mills to make ships' pulley blocks for the Royal Navy in the. These were also used to make clocks and watches, and to make small arms. ...
siege and conquest of the city of Ceuta... ic development of the country. The only significant military action was thein 1415. By this step he aimed to control navigation of the African coast. ...
Canadian Federal election of 2004During the, the NDP stated that it would require the federal government to hold a na ...
Siege of Namur (1695)... Brussels - Senne - Seventeen Provinces - Siege of Hulst - Siege of Leuven -- Siege of Ostend - Signal de Botrange - Sillon industriel - Singing Nun, ...
Battle of Warsaw... t the city would be transferred to Lithuania. However, Soviet defeat in themade these plans obsolete, and Lithuanian authority was never established ...
July Revolution... endar. It is known in European history as a rather tumultuous year with the, the Belgian Revolution and the November Uprising taking place in respect ...
Peloponnesian War... l battle between the Corcyraeans and Corinthians in a war leading up to the, implying that it might have been a common practice. In addition, the pae ...
Battle of Saule... ndreas von Stierland, who was still angry at Vykintas for the defeat at thein 1236, by sending him "many gifts"
Siege of Leuven... - Second walls of Brussels - Senne - Seventeen Provinces - Siege of Hulst -- Siege of Namur (1695) - Siege of Ostend - Signal de Botrange - Sillon in ...
Seven Years' WarJoining France against Britain near the end of the(1756–63), the navy failed to prevent the British capturing Havana, during ...
Nine Years' WarIn 1689 the Worms community was decimated by the French during the. Gradually, it was rebuilt. In 1699 he was appointed rabbi of Worms where ...
In 2006... ugees has warned that a genocide like that in Darfur may yet occur in Chad.and in 2008 rebel forces have attempted to take the capital by force, but ...
November 2000 electionThegave the presidency back to Aristide with an overwhelming 92% of the vote. ...
1910 federal electionFisher's second Prime Ministership resulting from therepresented a number of firsts: it was Australia's first federal majority ...
Normandy landings... States Army, Stevens headed the U.S. Army Signal Corps unit that filmed theand the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. For these contributio ...
Fall of France... and illustrated the manuscript while exiled in the United States after the. He had traveled there on a personal mission to convince its government t ...
1983 general election... was famously used by the Conservative government on billboards during theircampaign, as the Conservatives controlled Clapham council at the time whil ...
American Revolutionary War... nstration of military prowess in battle. Little Turtle earned it during thein action against a French force allied with the Continentals. Although he ...
World War IIDue to the onset of, the games were not held again until 1950
American Revolution... dia Britannica identifies the movement's genesis with the late-18th centuryand French Revolution; other historians point specifically to the ultra-na ...
First... ars. Punjab was annexed in 1849, after the defeat of the Sikh armies in the(1845–46) and Second (1848–49) Anglo-Sikh Wars
Battle of the BulgeHitler's plans for thegave the main goal (breaking through Allied lines) to the 6th SS Panzer Ar ...
1995 election... eduled end of his 5-year term based on the date of his inauguration. In the, René Préval was elected as president for a five-year term, winning 88% o ...
Siege of Hulst... logy in Wallonia - Second walls of Brussels - Senne - Seventeen Provinces -- Siege of Leuven - Siege of Namur (1695) - Siege of Ostend - Signal de Bo ...
World War II... struggle by many national independence movements in the colonies following. Upon gaining independence, some national leaders and opposition groups a ...
Bautzen... poleon inflicted 40,000 casualties on the Allies at Lützen (2 May 1813) and(20–21 May 1813). Both battles involved total forces of over 250,000, maki ...
Battle of SalamisThe Greek poet Aeschylus who took part in the, commented on the power of the paean over enemies (in this case the Persi ...
French Revolution... s the movement's genesis with the late-18th century American Revolution and; other historians point specifically to the ultra-nationalist party in Fr ...
Battle of Dogger Bank... erial Shipyard in Kiel. This ship was sunk on 24 January 1915 in WWI at the
First World WarDuring the, German troops retreated into this territory from Kamerun because Spain w ...
Korean War... tic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) in 1948 and during the 1950–53. The North Korean population as of October 2008 was given as 24 million, ...
Bastille Day... than Oxygène, but the following year Jarre held a large open-air concert on, at the Place de la Concorde. The free outdoor event set a new world reco ...
American Civil War... d the story of the only U.S. soldier to be executed for desertion since the. Sheen's performance ultimately led to Francis Ford Coppola choosing him ...
Second World War... ure, poetry and speech as a tool for political awareness. The period of thesaw the peak of the campaigns by the Quit India movement (led by "Mahatma" ...
general election in May 1997... secretary John MacGregor MP. When the Labour government took over after the, the new transport secretary (and deputy prime minister) John Prescott to ...
Belgian Revolution... European history as a rather tumultuous year with the July Revolution, theand the November Uprising taking place in respectively France, the Low Cou ...
World War II... y's weapons, and sent the older weapons to the militants, Turkey sold theirstockpiles to the warlords, and the British and Swiss provided Blowpipe mi ...
capture Canada... membership in the new nation and sent a military expedition that failed toin 1775. Most Canadians remained neutral but some joined the American caus ...
French Revolution... -Louis David resurrected a style already known as "Poussinesque" during thein part because the leaders of the Revolution looked to replace the frivol ...
British ArmyMilne joined thein World War I and served as an officer in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment ...
Battle of Mohács... es against Suleiman the Magnificent of the Ottoman Empire in the disastrous. During the retreat, the nineteen-year-old king died in a marsh. As Louis ...
World War II... to include 74 firms, and became the fourth-largest combine in Japan during
revolution of 1830... ian of that generation". But it was generally neglected in France until the. Then, in the 1830s, there was a surge of interest, and asphalt became wi ...
War on Terror... n, McCain supported Bush for re-election, praising Bush's management of thesince the September 11 attacks. At the same time, the Senator defended Ker ...
battle of N'DjamenaIn February 2008 in the aftermath of the, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs John Holmes expresse ...
an election held in September 1957... en he was forced to resign by a general strike. After a period of disorder,saw Dr. François Duvalier elected President
World War I... Mayne was born in Dumfries in 1759 and contributed in the field of poetry.poet was another born in Dumfries
First War of Scottish Independence... he Wars of Scottish Independence. It was one of the decisive battles of the
Azov campaigns... only in gaining a toehold in the south on the edge of the Black Sea in the, Catherine completed the conquest of the south. Catherine made Russia the ...
World War IIThis trend was not reversed until after the end of, when more than 2 million Koreans moved from North to South following the ...
Second World War... , with East Finchley station being completely rebuilt, until stopped by the. All passenger services from Finchley to Edgware ended in September 1939. ...
American Revolution... ca founded between 1607 (Virginia) and 1733 (Georgia). They revolted in the, starting in 1775, and in 1776 declared their independence from the Briti ...
Second Battle of YpresThe first effective use were when the German forces at thesimply opened cylinders of chlorine and allowed the wind to carry the gas ...
electoral system... 1, and its main rival was founded in 1909—from that point until a change ofin 1996, New Zealand had a two-party system in place. Today, New Zealand h ...
1906 electionAt the, Deakin remained Prime Minister even though Labour gained considerably mo ...
World War II... er of the German Security Service, when Germany occupied the Netherlands in. He later joined the Dutch national socialist NSB party and the SS
North-West Rebellion... imself. It was the single worst multiple killing of RCMP officers since the. One of the four Mounties killed had been on the job for only 17 days. Th ...
World War IIOne of Hitler's ambitions at the start ofwas to exterminate, expel, or enslave most or all East and West Slavs from ...
massacre... he Tel al-Zaatar camp fell to the Christians after a six-month siege, and afollowed in which thousands of Palestinians were killed. Arafat and Abu Ji ...
change... ded in 1891, and its main rival was founded in 1909—from that point until aof electoral system in 1996, New Zealand had a two-party system in place. ...
World War II... Lastly Stephen Fry suggested a series set in a prisoner of war camp duringbut later remarked that "perhaps it's best to leave these things as a memo ...
Wars of Scottish Independence... n Scottish Gaelic) (24 June 1314) was a significant Scottish victory in the. It was one of the decisive battles of the First War of Scottish Independ ...
British Army... age. He later re-enlisted as a drummer boy in the 10th Royal Hussars of theand in 1930 was posted to Lucknow, in the United Provinces of British Indi ...
War of the Quadruple AllianceAttempting to reverse the losses of the previous war, in the(1718–20) the navy successfully convoyed armies to invade Sicily and Sardi ...
World War II... craft training base and the Hitchcock Naval Air Station at the beginning of. After the end of the war, the bases were used as discharge centers, and ...
war... epartment store in Paris. Called up for military service in 1918, after the, he was sent to the Near East to defend French interests there
Wilmington Insurrection of 1898... or coastal stronghold of the Confederacy) and the Battle of Wilmington. Theand its establishment of Jim Crow laws closed out the 19th-Century with ci ...
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising... against the Nazis in occupied Europe. The largest of these revolts was thewhere an armed underground organization fought, comprising Betar, Hatzohar ...
Battle of Ligny... ch to Waterloo as it was in the best shape, not having been involved in the. Although they had not taken casualties, IV Corps had been marching for t ...
Civil War... against Confederate held railroad lines and bridges in Tennessee during the
War of the Spanish Succession... isdiction of the Emperor. In return for supporting Emperor Leopold I in the, Elector Frederick III was allowed to crown himself "King in Prussia" in ...
Allied invasion of southern France... ence on German troop movements in and around the Rhone Valley preceding the("Operation Dragoon"). Although he had been reinstated to his old squadron ...
Lancastrians... ichard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick ("The Kingmaker"), Edward defeated thein a succession of battles. And while the Lancastrian Henry VI and Queen M ...
invasion of Iraq... ez was among the 133 members of the House who voted against authorizing the, but she has voted in favor of every appropriation bill for the war in Ir ...
World War IFrom the mid-19th century until about the time of, Halesite was served by a trolley line, which brought passengers from Hun ...
World War II... s substitutes for other protein foods and as a source of edible oil. During, the soybean was discovered as fertilizer by the United States Department ...
Battle of Polotsk... a part of the French Army led by Marshal Nicolas Oudinot was stopped in theby the right wing of the Russian Army, under command of General Peter Witt ...
North Vietnam... sed by the French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners and later byfor prisoners of war during the Vietnam War
Battle of Stalingrad... oventry who wanted to show their support for the Soviet Red Army during the. The city is now also twinned with Dresden, Lidice and 23 other cities ar ...
Napoleonic Wars... continued nonetheless. A shortage of horses and fodder brought about by thehad made steam traction a more attractive proposition and encouraged furth ...
World War I... s Reese Europe's "Hellfighters" infantry band took ragtime to Europe during, then on return recorded Dixieland standards including "Darktown Strutter ...
Persian Gulf crisisEgypt played a key role during the 1990-91. President Mubarak helped assemble the international coalition and deploy ...
Operation Litani... ing vehicles, killing thirty-seven civilians. In response, the IDF launchedthree days later, with the goal of taking control of Southern Lebanon up t ...
Wars of the Roses... Mary. As England had recently gone through a lengthy dynastic conflict (see), Henry feared that his lack of a male heir might jeopardize his descenda ...
World War IIWhen the United States entered, President Roosevelt appointed Baruch a special adviser to the director o ...
1903 electionLabour improved their position at the, gaining enough seats to be on par with the other two, a legislative time ...
World War II... Guernsey, which is distinguished by its golden-coloured coat. At the end of, the Golden Guernsey was almost extinct, due to interbreeding with other ...
World War IIHe was interned duringat the Drancy deportation camp. When Gestapo agents were at his door he tu ...
Battle of Wisconsin Heights... pe confronted the Americans in a rear guard action that became known as the. Black Hawk was desperately outnumbered, leading about 50 Sauks and 60 to ...
1901 federal election... 99 referendum. Fisher stood for the electorate of Wide Bay at the inauguraland won the seat, which he held continuously for the rest of his political ...
Russian Civil War... It continued through the turmoil of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and theinto the period of Soviet Russia and the until 1925
Battle of GratangenGratangen was the site of the, one of the first battles between the German 3rd Mountain Division under ...
Roman invasionDuring thethe invaders were attracted to Derbyshire because of the lead ore in the l ...
American Revolutionary War... ates. Named after Nathan Hale, a captain in the Continental Army during thewho was captured at a tavern in Halesite. There is a rock with a tribute t ...
Battle of Cape Passaro... cily and Sardinia, but the escort fleet was destroyed by the British in theand the Spanish invasion army was defeated in Italy by the Austrians. This ...
World War II... given a desk job, writing camp records and sports certificates in Fraktur.broke out in September, and Zapf's unit was to be taken into the Wehrmacht ...
General elections in November... 1987, a new constitution was overwhelmingly approved by Haiti's population.were aborted after dozens of inhabitants were shot in the capital by soldi ...
Operation Black Thunderstorm... Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan. Major operations undertaken by the Army includeand Operation Rah-e-Nijat
English Civil WarDuring the, the city of York was under siege from Scottish and Parliamentarian Armie ...
First Cortina WarOn July 13, 1859, thestarted. Juan Nepomuceno Cortina would become one of the most important hi ...
Cold WarWith the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the, the United States began a moratorium on nuclear testing and development ...
Second Seminole War... le to move from Florida to the Indian Territory (modern Oklahoma) after the
major party... In response, Thompson publicly critical of the negative campaigning of bothcandidates, who became a more viable option for some voters, garnered 10% ...
Vietnam war... systems especially concentrate on mobility, after the lessons learnt in thebetween the USA and Vietnam. For more information on this part of the conf ...
terrorist attacks... in East Timor, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Following the September 11, 2001on the United States, Egypt, which has itself been the target of terrorist ...
Borodino... the higher virtues which would produce, according to Tolstoy, a victory atduring the 1812 invasion
American Revolutionary War... States in the Articles of Confederation. When Canada was invaded during the, thousands joined the American cause and formed regiments that fought dur ...
Dettingen... Prussia, but open hostilities between them did not take place until 1743 at, and war was only formally declared between France and Britain in March 1 ...
Battle of Manzikert... of peace, which were rejected by the emperor, and the two forces met in the. The Cuman mercenaries among the Byzantine forces immediately defected to ...
World War II... The Execution of Private Slovik. Based on an incident that occurred during, the film told the story of the only U.S. soldier to be executed for dese ...
World War II... mposer Dmitri Shostakovich whose symphonies use the theme of angst in post-compositions depicting Russian strife during the war. However, it is the J ...
World War... rda film, Things to Come). This depicted, all too accurately, the impending, with cities being destroyed by aerial bombs. He also portrayed the rise ...
American Revolutionary WarThis Farming Community has a history dating back to the. Col. Thomas Robeson, whom Robeson County was named after lived in the Ta ...
World War II... ing relationship with the Russian city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) during. The relationship developed through ordinary people in Coventry who wante ...
1969 general election... lity to win a general election, however, he proved his critics wrong in thewhen Fianna Fáil won its first overall majority since Éamon de Valera in 1 ...
Battle of Smolensk... ough Russia, winning a number of relatively minor engagements and the majoron 16–18 August. However, in the same days, a part of the French Army led ...
Battle of Andernach... son and successor, Otto I, invaded Lotharingia and defeated Gilbert in the. The dukes of Lotharingia were thereafter royal appointees
Brown v. Board of Education... a is often asked how this approach justifies the result in the 1954 case of, which held that segregated schools were unconstitutional, and which reli ...
American Civil WarIn 1861, thebegan and Florida seceded from the Union and joined the Confederacy. On Ja ...
Battle of Arbedo... ed Italian men-at-arms also used the same method to defeat the Swiss at the(1422)
Battle of Wapping... ping in 1986, resulting in a trade union dispute that became known as the ""
September 11 attacks... ican Airlines Flight 77, which was crashed into the Pentagon as part of the
1937 election... orothy Steeves as CCF MLAs. The Constructivists nominated candidates in thebut failed to win a seat. The CCF regained their former contingent of 7 ML ...
World War II... e job after college was as a sports reporter with The Raleigh Times. During, Helms served stateside as a recruiter in the United States Navy. In 1945 ...
Overland CampaignDuring the 1864, Union Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan's cavalry launched an offensive to defea ...
Hundred Years' War... f a knight being a mounted warrior in the heavy cavalry emerges only in the. The verb "to knight" (i.e. to make someone a knight) appears around 1300 ...
Viet Cong... soners in South Vietnam, such as the one on Con Son Island. Mistreatment ofand North Vietnamese prisoners and South Vietnamese dissidents in South Vi ...
World War II... theory matured and developed mathematical optimization techniques. Second,and the Apollo program were unprecedented in their demands for the rationa ...
American Revolutionary WarIn 1775 during the Siege of Boston in thea British ship visited Fort Pond Bay in search of provisions—notably cattl ...
military actionThe country participated inagainst the Taliban in 2001 with its ships patrolling the Arabian Sea sear ...
Glorious RevolutionThe theory of divine right was abandoned in England during theof 1688–89. The American and French Revolutions of the late eighteenth cen ...
North Vietnam... Phantoms approximately five miles northwest of the village of Thai Nguyen,, when they were engaged by a flight of MiG-21 fighter planes. Kittinger a ...
First Crusade... lls of Constantinople against the attacks of Godfrey of Bouillon during the(1097); conducted the peace negotiations between Alexios and Prince Bohemo ...
American Civil War... Just when the village moved to what is now Tar Heel is unknown. During the, Colonel Thomas Purdie and Capt Daniel Munn residents of the Tar Heel are ...
Civil War... mericans in the United States. It was established by freed slaves after theand incorporated in 1885. It is part of the Rocky Mount, North Carolina Me ...
World War I... and a younger sister, Elisabeth. He joined the German army in 1917, during. After the war he served in the Freikorps under Franz Ritter von Epp's co ...
Battle of Colenso... rigade first looked after the Boers' great Long Tom gun, then fought in theand later held the rearguard, harassing Lord Roberts' cavalry as the Boer ...
conquest of Britain... e few efforts to expand its already vast extent; the most notable being the, begun by emperor Claudius (47), and emperor Trajan's conquest of Dacia ( ...
Doogman 5... r Force attempted to take out the Syrian anti-aircraft batteries. Codenamed, the attempt was a costly failure. The Israelis destroyed one Syrian miss ...
the revolution... s Light and Sound Museum chronicles the Filipinos desire for freedom duringunder Rizal's leadership and other revolutionary leaders. The Metropolitan ...
World War II... d and pulled retail and residential development to the west and north after. Such suburban development was aided by national subsidization of highway ...
Hundred Days... n end to Napoleon's rule as Emperor of the French and marked the end of hisreturn from exile
World War I... unt Francesco Baracca, an ace of the Italian air force and national hero of, who used to paint a horse on the side of his planes. The Countess asked ...
Thirty Years' WarAfter suffering for years in the, the region of Upper Lusatia (including Görlitz) was ceded to the Elector ...
Saur Revolution... ng with the Military of Egypt. In April 1978 there was a coup, known as the, orchestrated by the Soviets and members of the government loyal to the P ...
British ArmyWellesley was commissioned as an ensign in thein 1787. Serving in Ireland as aide-de-camp to two successive Lords Lieute ...
World War ISet during. The Graf von Dracula, after being expelled from Great Britain in 1897, s ...
World War I... which declared that the Ottoman-Persian frontier run along the thalweg, butcanceled all plans
Battle of Stillman's RunIn what became known as the, the two battalions of militia came into contact with Black Hawk and his ...
Battle of Gettysburg... troop movements and arguably contributing to the Confederate defeat at the. Stuart received significant criticism from the Southern press as well as ...
King David Hotel bombing... wish Resistance Movement, the Irgun was asked to speed up the plans for theof July 22. The hotel was where the documents were located, the base for t ...
Bosnian War... ildhood friend, Khalid al-Mihdhar, left their homes in 1995 to fight in the. Hazmi later traveled to Afghanistan to fight among the Taliban against t ...
War of the Polish SuccessionPeace in Europe was shattered by the(1733–1738), which started as a dispute over the throne of the Poland betw ...
War of the Spanish SuccessionThearose from the establishment on the Spanish throne of an offshoot of Franc ...
World War IZinoviev spent the first three years ofin Switzerland. After the Russian monarchy was overthrown during the Febru ...
Lancastrian... by the violence associated with the Wars of the Roses, but he overcame thechallenge to this throne at Tewkesbury in 1471 to reign in peace until his ...
First Barons' War... The king reneged on his promises of reform, leading to the outbreak of the. Even after the Magna Carta was signed, Fitzwalter maintained his control ...
Warring States PeriodIn 230 BC, King Zheng unleashed the final campaigns of the, setting out to conquer the remaining independent kingdoms, one by one
Siege of Yorktown... ord Avenue and Broadway, en route to victory over General Cornwallis at theand to victory in the Revolutionary War
American Civil War... w York, he purchased the Tellico Iron and Manufacturing Company. During the, the Confederacy commandeered the iron works for production of munitions. ...
Second Boer WarHe took part in the, where he raised the Irish Transvaal Brigade. Despite being known as MacB ...
1993 election... ting system was held in 1992, which lead to a binding referendum during the. As a result, New Zealand has used the mixed member proportional (MMP) vo ...
Huguenot... s and freeholders from neighboring areas, among them English, Dutch, Frenchs and Quakers. At the first known town meeting of European settlers held o ...
Second Seminole WarDuring theof 1835–1842 the fort served as a prison for Seminole captives including t ...
Napoleonic Wars... including Görlitz) was ceded to the Electorate of Saxony in 1635. After the, the 1815 Congress of Vienna transferred the town from the Kingdom of Sax ...
Hohenlinden... t Marengo, which forced them to withdraw from Italy, and then in Germany at. These defeats forced Thugut's resignation, and Austria, now led by Ludwi ...
slave revolution... in the Americas when it gained independence in 1804 as part of a successfullasting nearly a decade. In 2012, Haiti announced its intention to seek as ...
September 11 attacks... ropped, which was attributed by Kodak to the financial shocks preceding the. Executives hoped that Kodak might be able to slow the shift to digital t ...
party... 21 representatives that are elected to every four years. For 2007–2011, thebreakdown is as follows
El Alamein... rks when he used a captured Daimler Scout to escape following his defeat at
1813 War of LiberationFollowing the start of the, Blücher was again placed in high command, and he was present at Lützen a ...
American Civil WarEvidence of the Union attack on Washington during theis seen by the cannon ball shot in an attorney's office located on histori ...
Civil War... n out in 1862 due to the Dakota War, but settlers began returning after the
Battle of Evesham... ver control of the Tower once again. Henry won a significant victory at thein 1265, allowing him to regain control of the country and the Tower of Lo ...
Allied invasion of occupied France... sion from the moonscapes of Corsica to the continent in preparation for the, some three weeks before the liberation of Paris
Gulf War... 16, 1991 went unaired due to pre-emption for coverage the beginning of the; the program had already been shot before word came out of Baghdad that U ...
Persian Gulf War... r heightened when Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded Kuwait, triggering the 1991
World War II... nistration in 1945, Kaohsiung developed rapidly. The port, badly damaged in, was restored. It also became a fishing port for boats sailing to Philipp ...
war... unley, was built in Mobile. One of the most famous naval engagements of thewas the Battle of Mobile Bay, resulting in the Union taking possession of ...
Cold War... er Winston Churchill, to discuss relations with the Soviet Union during the. Participants at the conference included Churchill, U.S. President Dwight ...
Battle of Yellow Tavern... lry launched an offensive to defeat Stuart, who was mortally wounded at the
Viet Minh... nese communist movement and on developments within Cambodia was negligible.units occasionally made forays into Cambodian bases during their war again ...
Yellow Turban Rebellion... riously challenged by large Daoist religious societies which instigated theand the Five Pecks of Rice Rebellion. Following the death of Emperor Ling ...
Second Seminole War... y. Seminole leader Osceola led the vastly outnumbered resistance during the. Drawing on a population of about 4,000 Seminole Indians and 800 allied B ...
Peloponnesian War... a, Adria and Issa. After him, the Adriatic became a sea of Syracuse. In the, he joined the side of the Spartans and assisted them with mercenaries
Lützen... Liberation, Blücher was again placed in high command, and he was present atand Bautzen. During the armistice, he worked on the organization of the Pr ...
French Revolution... many shōjo manga, many of which are based on historical events, such as theor the Russian Revolution. Her use of foreign settings and androgynous the ...
Civil War... rn leaders in the emergent American state university movement following thein the United States. By the turn of the century, education in the state a ...
Battle of Tzirallum... ummoned an army of 70,000 men, but still sustained a crushing defeat at the, in the neighbourhood of Heraclea Perinthus, on the April 30, and fled, f ...
Continental Blockade... peace treaties with Russia in 1809 and with France in 1810 and to join theagainst Britain. But Franco-Russian relations became progressively worse a ...
American Revolution... settlement took place slowly in the early 18th century. By the time of the, the tiny community was an important manufacturing center from its variou ...
2009 provincial election... al opposition to the governing British Columbia Liberal Party following thein British Columbia
Korean War... tes Marine Corps after being drafted into the United States Army during the. Bixby served stateside duty in the Marines and was honorably discharged
Second Anglo-Afghan War... ganized army of Afghanistan (in the modern sense) was established after thein 1880 when the nation was ruled by Emir Abdur Rahman Khan. Traditionally ...
Seven Years' WarRussia and Prussia fought each other during the(1756–1763) until Peter's accession. Peter's insistence on supporting Fred ...
2010 general election... on. It is now part of the Hampstead and Kilburn constituency, formed at the. Lynne Featherstone is the Liberal Democrat MP for the Hornsey and Wood G ...
Battle of Ticinus... cipated such an early arrival on the other side of the Alps. In the ensuingthe cavalry forces of Hannibal's army defeated the cavalry and light infan ...
New Model Army... Ireland, whereby all significant military opposition to the Parliament andwas extinguished. The Long Parliament (known by then as the Rump Parliamen ...
World War II... om 869 in 1925 to 1,300 in 1929. The population fell to 949 by 1931. Duringthe Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant and the Red River Army Depot were cons ...
Anglo-Boer War... ess in the Cape Colony continued at a steady pace until the outbreak of thes in 1899
U.S. invasion in 1898... had traditionally been an intrinsic part of Puerto Rican culture until the, with the Roman Catholic Church the de facto state church in the Island. ...
Greek Military Junta... , playing in Illya Darling. She immediately joined the struggle against theand started an international campaign, travelling all over the world to in ...
marooned... d the houses of the native town. Crusoe opposed all these, therefore he was, and settled at the Bay of Bengal for a long time
Battle of Britain... oyal Air Force to calibrate the coastal radar stations during and after the
Battle of Chancellorsville... he Potomac, bringing fame to himself and embarrassment to the North. At the, he distinguished himself as a temporary commander of the wounded Stonewa ...
World War I... Bell was inducted into a Mobile Hospital Unit of the United States Army forand after training, he was deployed to France in May 1918. As a result of ...
Indian Creek massacre... not directly related to Black Hawk's objectives. One such incident was the. In the spring of 1832, Potawatomis living along Indian Creek were upset ...
Napoleonic WarsResidual military conflict resulting from thein Europe had been steadily worsening throughout James Madison's first ter ...
1933 provincial election... ed to become the Associated CCF Clubs. The new party won seven seats in the, enough to form the official opposition. A further merger with the SPC (B ...
Battle of Britain... an bombing British coastal airfields in the early Adlerangriff phase of the, and a week before Germany actually began bombing London on 24 August
World War II... considered by many as a principal cause of the depression. Only during thethe recession ended in the United States. Also during the war, in 1944, 44 ...
Cold War... da, having made numerous personal visits. The meeting was called to discusstensions arising from construction of the Berlin Wall. The most recent sum ...
American Civil War... ate States during the ten years of Reconstruction (1867–1877) following the(1861–1865). The U.S. withdrew federal troops from Southern states as a re ...
World War II... unist Party (ICP), whose members were almost exclusively Vietnamese, before; the 10-year struggle for independence from the French, when a separate C ...
Swabian War... primary form of effective infantry combat for the next forty years, and thesaw the first conflict in which both sides had large formations of well-tr ...
British Army... saw a large intake of trained soldiers from the UK. These men had left thefollowing its restructuring and the foreign legion's parachute unit was a ...
American Revolutionary War... h bank of the Mohawk River. It was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, angeneral killed in 1775 at the Battle of Quebec. The county seat is Fonda
Battle of Flodden Field... III to Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk to commemorate his victory at the. It is a modification of the Royal coat of arms of Scotland. Instead of i ...
Coup d'état... Thai politics, providing it with many Prime Ministers and carrying out manys, the being in 2006
2007 parliamentary electionIn the, the Civic Platform was most successful (41.5%), ahead of Law and Justice ...
Peninsular War... ops in Belgium were largely second-line troops; most of the veterans of thehad been sent to America to fight the
Battle of Ulundi... intending to defeat the main Zulu army. On 4 July the armies clashed at the, and Cetshwayo's forces were decisively defeated
World War II... nd Harry Secombe became friends while serving in the Royal Artillery during. Famously, Milligan first encountered Secombe after Gunner Milligan's art ...
1978... of the FPP system began in the 1950s and intensified after Labour lost theand 1981 elections despite having more overall votes than National. An ind ...
Gettysburg... . The Army of the Potomac, which camped at Prospect Hall for weeks prior to, went on to fight several major battles. The National Museum of Civil War ...
World War IIHe was a successful commercial pilot before, working airmail routes in Europe, Africa and South America. At the outbr ...
Thirty Years' WarIn 1618, thebroke out, and John Sigismund himself died the following year. His son, Ge ...
Easter Rising... as executed by a British firing squad because of his leadership role in theof 1916
Leisler's RebellionWith his brother-in-law Peter Schuyler, he led the opposition in Albany to. He served as Secretary for Indian Affairs from 1695 until his death. In ...
party... 25 representatives that are elected to every four years. For 2007–2011, thebreakdown is as follows
American Revolutionary WarIn 1784, following end of the, the name of Tryon County was changed to Montgomery County. This change w ...
Battle of Vertières... nst the French, culminating in the last major battle of the revolution, the. On 18 November 1803, black and mulatto forces under Dessalines and Pétio ...
Vietnam War... atically affected and altered the outcomes of real-world events such as theand the presidency of Richard Nixon. In keeping with the realism of the se ...
Three Kingdoms... India, the Kushan Empire was replaced by the Gupta Empire. China was in theperiod. The Xiongnu formed the Tiefu state under Liu Qubei. Korea was rule ...
1981 elections... PP system began in the 1950s and intensified after Labour lost the 1978 anddespite having more overall votes than National. An indicative (non-bindin ...
a by-election... Barnard a diplomatic post; in early 1975 Barnard agreed to this, triggeringin his Tasmanian electorate of Bass. The election on 28 June proved a disa ...
Klassieker... re a long history together and matches between the two clubs are called the(The Classic) The rivalry is not only between the two teams, but also a co ...
elections... protest at the Turkish occupation of northern Cyprus. The first multipartysince 1964 were held on the first anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising. ...
war with Japan... issions for the once all-powerful Manchus. Still, the central lesson of thewas not lost on the Russian General Staff: an Asian country using Western ...
1968 legislative election... hat reason the Gaullists refused to re-elect him in this function after the. In 1969, unlike most of FNRI’s elected officials, he advocated a "no" vo ...
referendum... tic and republican constitution was promulgated on 11 June 1975 following awhich chose to not restore the monarchy
British Army... mic difficulties he was having, like his eldest brother John, he joined the
World War II... o play chess at the age of five on a train evacuating from Leningrad during. He first drew wide attention in 1947 at age ten, when he defeated Soviet ...
Burgundian Wars... victories of the Swiss cantons against Charles the Bold of Burgundy in the, in which the Swiss participated in 1476 and 1477. In the battles of Gran ...
besieged Cadiz... area around Lisbon (behind their impregnable lines of Torres Vedras) and to. Napoleon married Marie-Louise, an Austrian Archduchess, with the aim of ...
World War IIGide left France for Africa in 1942 and lived in Tunis until the end of. In 1947, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. He devoted much of h ...
Trafalgar... e only time that the two men met; Nelson was killed at his great victory atjust seven weeks later
Greek legislative elections of 1974... lture Section, while being involved in the women's movement as well. In the, she was a PASOK candidate in the Piraeus B constituency, but the 7,500 v ...
Civil War... th for individual and collective achievement. Like the Union victory in the, triumph over the moral and physical wilderness and the establishment of ...
Hunnic Empire... the ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in 453. He was leader of the, which stretched from the Ural River to the Rhine River and from the Danu ...
Battle of Midway... her with a depleted aircraft complement – were unable to participate in the, which took place the following month, ensuring a rough parity in aircraf ...
Super Tuesday... imary on February 29, and on March 7 lost nine of the thirteen primaries onto Bush. With little hope of overcoming Bush's delegate lead, McCain withd ...
World War IIAfter, Syracuse University began to transform into a major research institution ...
Battle of Dupplin Moor... e early reign of King Edward III, with significant English victories at theand the Battle of Halidon Hill
Second Anglo-Dutch War... d he was chiefly responsible for the attack on the Smyrna fleet and for the, during which he ironically married the beautiful Dutch Elisabeth van Nas ...
1908 election... nt. The only deviation from the FPP system during this time occurred in thewhen a second ballot system was tried. Under this system the elections sin ...
French Revolution... ailles also known as Lady Oscar in Europe. This manga, loosely based on the, has been made into several Takarazuka musicals and into an anime series ...
election... hat, "We would have to respond. We would be forced to respond." However theof the Conservative Party in early 2006 halted the liberalization of marij ...
Cromwellian conquest of Ireland... entary forces and Royalists were decided in the Third English Civil War and, whereby all significant military opposition to the Parliament and New Mo ...
Revolutions of 1989... that swept the Eastern Bloc, starting in Poland. Collectively known as the, they heralded the dissolution of the Soviet Union two years later and th ...
Polish presidential electionIn the second final round of theon July 4, 2010, Bronisław Komorowski, Acting President, Marshal of the Se ...
Second Northern War... al Prussia in order to territorially connect his two fiefs. Yet, during the, Charles X Gustav of Sweden invaded Ducal Prussia and dictated the Treaty ...
Iraq War... in 1999. Elements of the Polish Armed Forces have since participated in theand the Afghanistan War
Battle of Brandy Station... ttysburg, was marred when he was surprised by a Union cavalry attack at theand by his separation from Lee's army for an extended period, leaving Lee ...
Battle of Halidon Hill... I, with significant English victories at the Battle of Dupplin Moor and the
World War II... ds now known as Lake Lincolndale, Lake Purdys and Lake Shenorock. Following, the rural countryside of Somers continued attracting “weekenders”, many ...
Battle of KringenThe(Slaget ved Kringen) took place in August 1612, just downstream of Dovre, ...
Hundred Years' War... unts of Flanders, of Hainaut and the kings of France, especially during the
First Anglo-Afghan War... Sikh Empire especially when it was under Maharaja Ranjit Singh. During the, British India invaded Afghanistan in 1838 and fought until the British w ...
elections of 1977... enic Parliament (she needed 33 more votes), something that came true in the, when she obtained the highest number of votes in the whole of Greece
Battle of Toulouse... es français sont perdus!" ("The French are lost!"). Another time, after the, when an aide brought him the news of Napoleon's abdication, he broke int ...
Third English Civil War... al conflicts between Parliamentary forces and Royalists were decided in theand Cromwellian conquest of Ireland, whereby all significant military oppo ...
punishmentReinforcement and, the core tools of operant conditioning, are either positive (delivered f ...
Battle of Legnica... n Długosz mentions usage of poisonous gas by the Mongol army in 1241 in the. However, his report is not firsthand, as he was born in the 15th century ...
1994 U.S. Senate election in MassachusettsIn the, Kennedy faced his first serious challenger, the young, telegenic, and ve ...
Glorious Revolution... ved from power was James VII and II, who fled into exile in 1688 during the
Civil War... mpt to reach Weldon to cut off supplies to General Robert E. Lee during the. The fort protected Weldon until the day after the General Lee surrendere ...
Bloody Sunday... ion in Northern Ireland continued to deteriorate during Lynch's first term.(30 January 1972), saw the killing of 14 unarmed civilians by British para ...
Italian Wars... s) and their Landsknecht imitators—would often face each other again in the, which would become in many ways the military proving ground of the Renai ...
Guadalcanal Campaign... n's resulting strategic vulnerability in the South Pacific and launched thethat, along with the New Guinea Campaign, eventually broke Japanese defens ...
Battle of Britain... which ends with London being bombed, opened in the U.S. at the dawn of the, just three days after the Luftwaffe began bombing British coastal airfie ...
War of 1812... United States presidential election of 1812 took place in the shadow of the. It featured an intriguing competition between incumbent Democratic-Repub ...
World War II... an influx of Scandinavian and European fishermen in the early 1900s. During, the area was a strategic military site for the Aleutian Campaign, and ma ...
Wagram... eon to prepare and seize Vienna in early July. He defeated the Austrians at, on 5–6 July. (It was during the middle of that battle that Marshal Berna ...
Mukden Incident... ts colonial empire. In 1931, 21 years later, Japan invaded Manchuria in the. This culminated in the invasion of East, Southeast and South Asia in Wor ...
World War II... l towns or cities, particularly Villa Clara Province in central Cuba. After, veterans relocated to Bergen County, causing a short-lived decline in th ...
Austerlitz... er by Napoleon at Ulm, before the main Austro-Russian force was defeated aton December 2. By the Treaty of Pressburg, Austria was forced to give up l ...
Battle of Edessa... them the general Sebastian, were killed in the worst Roman defeat since the, the high point of the Crisis of the Third Century. The battle was a deva ...
Battle of BritainEspecially during thein 1940, Gandhi resisted calls for massive civil disobedience movements th ...
parliamentary general electionsAlmost allbetween 1853 and 1996 were held under the first-past-the-post (FPP) system ...
September 11, 2001, attacks... nnedy was in his Senate offices meeting with First Lady Laura Bush when thetook place. Two of the airplanes involved had taken off from Boston, and i ...
Battle of Waterloo... hich, together with a Prussian army under Blücher, defeated Napoleon at the. Wellesley's battle record is exemplary, ultimately participating in some ...
World War I... rked by the German Revolution of 1918–1919 in Munich and Berlin, the end of, the exile of Kaiser Wilhelm, and the establishment of Bavaria as a free ...
Revolutionary War... ulaski Courthouse State Historic Site. The city is named in honor of Polishhero Casimir Pulaski
American Revolution... e" were names used in designating the present village of Suffern before the. The area originally was inhabited by the Ramapough (Monsey (Minsi)) Indi ...
French Revolution... France that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the. The region is vaguely defined and the distinction between Guyenne and Ga ...
Montmirail... llowed by victories of Napoleon over Blücher at Champaubert, Vauchamps, and. But the courage of the Prussian leader was undiminished, and his victory ...
Appomattox Campaign... Gettysburg, the Battle of the Wilderness, the Battle of Cold Harbor and the. During the Battle of Gettysburg, the 111th took the second highest casua ...
French RevolutionSome leaders of theadmired the Declaration of Independence but were more interested in the ne ...
R3000... overhead became higher still: benchmarks between Mach and Ultrix on a MIPSshowed a performance hit as great as 67% on some workloads
World War I... n honor of Lieutenants Samuel H. Davis and Oscar Monthan, two Tucsonans and–era pilots who died in separate military aircraft accidents. Davis, who d ...
Spring Offensive... ies over the British in the German offensives in March and April 1918. (See.) A Star of the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross was manufactured for World ...
First Sino-Japanese War... s reforms were credited with Japan's overwhelming victory over China in theof 1894–1895. However, his over-reliance on infantry in offensive campaign ...
First battle of the Bergisel... dsturm" commanded by captain Martin Teimer in the battle later known as the. One day later a military unit of 8000 men consisting of Bavarian and Fre ...
an election for 10 December... s final Treasurer, Bill Hayden, and won by a two-vote margin. Fraser called, and though Labor gained slightly, the Coalition still enjoyed a majority ...
Crampton's, Fox's and Turner's Gaps... his light infantry division through Frederick on his way to the battles ofand Antietam in September 1862. An incident with Pennsylvania Dutch reside ...
2010 election... 010–2013 term is Alfredo Lim, who defeated former mayor Lito Atienza in the. The city mayor is restricted to three consecutive terms, totaling nine y ...
Siege of Eshowe... ans into effect, the Zulu army managed to cut off his supply lines, and thehad begun
Battle of Bicocca... cline of the combat column of pikemen was starkly displayed at the terriblein 1522, for instance, where arquebusiers contributed to the heavy defeat ...
Battle of Stiklestad... candinavian countries. The end of the Viking-era in Norway is marked by thein 1030. Although Olafr Haraldsson's (later known as Olav the Holy) army l ...
Spanish Civil War... 936, the organisation suffered a temporary setback with the outbreak of the, as many Catholic priests and religious figures, including Escrivá, were ...
Iran hostage crisisThe pregame festivities honored the end of the(which was announced 5 days before the game), which featured a performance ...
War of 1812... has increased rapport. The most serious breach in the relationship was the, which saw an American invasion of then British North America and counter ...
Moscow Show Trial... r the trial of the "Trotskyite-Zinovievite Terrorist Center") was the firstand set the stage for subsequent show trials where Old Bolsheviks confesse ...
Hundred Days... he served as the ambassador to France and was granted a dukedom. During thein 1815, he commanded the allied army which, together with a Prussian army ...
Huguenot... was of Occitan (French) and Dutch ancestry; Theron is descended from earlysettlers, and Boer War figure Danie Theron was her great-great uncle. "The ...
the 1999 referendum... and Fraser put aside their differences, campaigning together in support ofwhich would have made Australia a republic. In March 2010, Fraser visited ...
World War I... last Allied power to withdraw (doing so in 1925). Despite its small role in(and the Western powers' rejection of its bid for a racial equality clause ...
World War II... Bar Airport, named for the owner's two daughters, Nancy and Barbara. DuringNan-Bar Airport served as an accessory airfield for Naval Air Station Gros ...
World War II... in films, beginning with those films made in Great Britain during and after– she was one of J. Arthur Rank's 'well-spoken young starlets' – followed ...
World War I... led Risør home. But the transition to steamships and the economic damage ofdestroyed Risør’s shipping industry
conflict... hadows (, Turniry Teney) in Russia were terms for the strategic rivalry andbetween the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central ...
Pequot War... 1637 the Montauketts sided for their own protection with the English in thein Connecticut. In the aftermath the Montauketts were to sell Gardiners Is ...
Battle of Ligny... right wing of the army, he attacked and defeated Blücher's Prussians at the. The Prussian centre gave way under more heavy French assaults, but the f ...
Selma to Montgomery marches... , police violence, and economic retaliation, the campaign culminated in the--initiated and organized by SCLC's Director of Direct Action, James Bevel ...
Star Wars... . Oz voiced Yoda in The Empire Strikes Back and each of the four subsequentfilms, and the naturalistic, lifelike Yoda became one of the most popular ...
1957 general election... period Lynch served as Fianna Fáil spokesperson on the Gaeltacht. After theFianna Fáil returned to power and de Valera headed his last government. Ly ...
Battle of Intombe... cort of stores marching to Luneberg, was defeated by about 500 Zulus at the, the British force suffered 80 killed and all the stores were lost. The f ...
Battle of Waterloo... as presented to Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher for defeating Napoleon in the, 1815. That medal is called the Blücherstern (Blücher's Star). The second ...
Political party... ee-component theory of stratification, with Social class, Social status andas conceptually distinct elements
Falklands War... Trident with some success when their influence was at its height after the
Massacre of Glencoe... ng near the Glen Coe valley is quite historic as it is near the site of thein the 1690s, in which MacDonalds and Hendersons were killed by the Campbe ...
Battle of Aljubarrota... loyal Constable and talented supporter, repelled the attack on the decisive(14 August 1385), where the Castilian army was virtually annihilated. John ...
2004 election... atham risked endangering an alliance with the United States. Labor lost theand Latham resigned from the House of Representatives the following year
Dawson's Field... 5 September 1970, the PFLP hijacked five planes and landed three of them at, located east of Amman. After the passengers were moved to other location ...
Bastille Day Military Parade... ed by the Foreign Legion, particularly while parading in Paris on 14 July (). Because of the impressively slow pace, the Foreign Legion is always the ...
Battle of Fallen Timbers... ed States. The confederacy, numbering around 1,000 men, was defeated at the. This battle forced the confederacy to sign the Treaty of Greenville
Siberian Intervention... k Legion and the Allied armies that landed troops at Vladivostok during theof the Russian Civil War. These forces supported the White Russian governm ...
Black Seminoles... o fourteen bands, similar to clans. Two are called "Freedmen Bands" (also "") because they descended in part from escaped slaves who were freed after ...
legislative elections of November 1989In the, PASOK lost and Mercouri was elected a member of the Hellenic Parliament ...
American Civil War... its roots in the early 19th century and began as an agrarian community. Theplayed an important role in the area due to its railroad station which lie ...
World War I... ulevard north of the Mercury Boulevard, Hilton Village was developed duringas a planned community. Beyond this point to the west, much of the city ta ...
Battle of Rocroi... rance's greatest victory in the war against the Habsburg Empire came at the(1643), five days after Louis's death—apparently from complications of int ...
World War II... d on a family in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and. The series pilot aired as a television movie entitled The Homecoming: A ...
Third Anglo-Dutch War... the Dutch terms of peace which were indignantly refused, failing to end the. But Arlington's support of the court policy was entirely subordinate to ...
overthrow the Republic of Hawaii... f wrongdoing. In 1895, Wilcox participated in another attempt, this time toand to restore Liliuokalani to power. Royalist supporters landed a cargo o ...
2003 invasion of Iraq... regard to the War on Terror, including the 2001 war in Afghanistan and the
Chinese Civil WarOn 6 April 1936, Zhang Xueliang met with Zhou Enlai to plan the end of the. In the Xi'an incident (12 December 1936), Zhang and another general Yang ...
Yom Kippur War... פיקוד המרכז). He retired in September 1973, but rejoined the army when thebroke out on 6 October 1973. A close friend of IDF Chief of Staff David El ...
presidential election in October... st and becoming the largest party in the Sejm, ahead of PO with 24%. In thethe early favorite, Donald Tusk, leader of the PO, was beaten 54% to 46% i ...
1969 presidential campaignDuring the, he supported the winning candidate Georges Pompidou and returned to the ...
War on TerrorRepublicans secured gains in the 2002 and 2004 elections, with thebeing one of the top issues favoring them. Since the September 11, 2001 at ...
American Civil War... Klein, , was a landmark United States Supreme Court case stemming from the(1861–1865)
Battle of Kadesh... lassical antiquity portray the power and feats of its military leaders. Thein 1274 BC was one of the defining points of Pharaoh Ramesses II's reign a ...
World War I... he planned town and Maryville, would later be annexed by the city of Alcoa.brought about a spike in the demand for aluminum, and the company quickly ...
Swabian WarThe city had remained neutral through theof 1499 despite being plundered by soldiers on both sides. The Treaty of B ...
Battle of Vitoria... arshal after leading the allied forces to victory against the French at thein 1813. Following Napoleon's exile in 1814, he served as the ambassador t ...
English Civil WarThe Battle of Naseby took place on June 14, 1645, during the. In the area called Broad Moor a small distance north of the village the ...
Peloponnesian War... use of gas warfare in the West dates back to the 5th century BC, during thebetween Athens and Sparta. Spartan forces besieging an Athenian city place ...
American-led 2001 overthrowIn reaction to the attacks, Kennedy was a supporter of theof the Taliban government in Afghanistan. However, Kennedy strongly oppose ...
World War IIBy the end of, nearly all the Kuvaszok in Hungary had been killed. The dogs had such a ...
American Civil War... o kill germs. Nightingale's work served as an inspiration for nurses in the. The Union government approached her for advice in organizing field medic ...
American Revolution... les XII in particular using it to great effect until the 1720s). During the, pikes called "trench spears" made by local blacksmiths saw limited use u ...
combat of BrienneTheand the Battle of La Rothière were the chief incidents of the first stage ...
Peninsula Campaign... putation as an audacious cavalry commander and on two occasions (during theand the Maryland Campaign) circumnavigated the Union Army of the Potomac, ...
Chancellorsville... he would be replacing General Joseph Hooker after the latter's disaster atin May. The Army of the Potomac, which camped at Prospect Hall for weeks p ...
Russo-Japanese WarIn the(1904-5), the Trans-Siberian Railway was seen as one of the reasons why Ru ...
World War II... singen, Netherlands, for Rotterdamsche Lloyd (now Nedlloyd). Interrupted byand two bombing raids, the ship was not launched until July 1946 as the Wi ...
World War I... d to the and documentation of materials related to military activities fromto the Iraq war, as well as documenting the history of the air base itself
Mukden Incident... vince and the customs revenues from the port city of Tianjin. Following theand the Japanese invasion of Zhang's own domain of Manchuria in 1931, Zhan ...
Battle of Kambula... apparently without Cetshwayo's permission. The British held them off in theand after five hours of heavy attacks the Zulus withdrew. British losses a ...
World War II... ed in the U.S. Air Force in 1942 after completing high school. A veteran ofNoland took advantage of the G.I. Bill to study art at Black Mountain Coll ...
Vietnam War... heroes emerged in the 1940s and 1960s, helping the United States to win the. The country is edging towards a nuclear war with the Soviet Union, freel ...
Battle of Gulnabad... power in Kandahar and decisively defeated the Persian Safavid Empire at thein 1722
election of 1993... onally provided New Democracy with strong support. After PASOK's win in the, she was back at the Ministry for Culture. Her major goals in this second ...
Vauchamps... were quickly followed by victories of Napoleon over Blücher at Champaubert,, and Montmirail. But the courage of the Prussian leader was undiminished, ...
Battle of the Catalaunian Plains... 51 and marching as far as Aurelianum (Orléans) before being defeated at the
World War III... can be illustrated by a verse from the 1965 song "So Long, Mom (A Song for)" by the satirist Tom Lehrer
Napoleonic Wars... esley rose to prominence as a general during the Peninsular campaign of the, and was promoted to the rank of field marshal after leading the allied f ...
United Fruit Company... majority of the land was owned by large landowners or big corporations. Theowned ten percent of the land, making it hard for the average landowners t ...
Champaubert... 14, and they were quickly followed by victories of Napoleon over Blücher at, Vauchamps, and Montmirail. But the courage of the Prussian leader was un ...
cocoa... e and contributes about 42% to the gross domestic product (GDP). Coffee andare traditionally the major cash crops for export, but cotton cultivation ...
Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922)... nce Andrew had remained behind to command an army division embroiled in the
Civil War... vil War landmarks are located in and around Frederick. It was the site of aspeech given by President Abraham Lincoln, which he gave at what was then ...
February 1948... ical party Clann na Poblachta. A general election was eventually called for, Lynch topped the poll for the Cork Borough constituency and became a Fia ...
Korean War... arrival of the US 7th fleet in the Taiwan Strait after the outbreak of thein June
Nine Years' War... w-Vlaamse Alliantie (N-VA) - Nieuwerkerken - Nieuwpoort, Belgium - Nijlen -- Ninove- North Sea Fisheries Conventio
World War IIIn a more "secular" cause, prior tohe supported the work of restoration-forester Richard St. Barbe Baker to r ...
War of the Ring... nigh-indestructible metal, to replace the gates that had been broken in the. The Dwarves also improved the layout of the city's streets. The elves pl ...
American Civil War... the 1860s, being recruited from the docks by the U.S. Army to serve in theand afterward to build the Union Pacific Railroad. This view of the Irish- ...
Gothic War... ogoths, under the leadership of Theodoric, conquered Italy. This led to theagainst the armies of Byzantine Emperor Justinian, that devastated the who ...
Carnation RevolutionFollowing a 1974 coup (the ""), the new government favoured a gradual decolonisation process for Portu ...
Second Sino-Japanese War... efforts to dominate China and the rest of Asia, which eventually led to theand the Pacific War theatres of World War II
presidential election... an sovereignty to a Union of African States. On 19, 23, and 27 April 1960 aand plebiscite on the constitution were held. The constitution was ratifie ...
Battle of Gibraltar... sions in the Low Countries difficult. Most notable of these attacks was thein 1607, in which a Dutch squadron destroyed a fleet of galleons at anchor ...
Vietnam WarThe AN/PRC 77 entered service in 1968 during theas an upgrade to the earlier AN/PRC 25. It differs from its predecessor ma ...
Afghanistan War... of the Polish Armed Forces have since participated in the Iraq War and the
Friedland... ussians to withdraw further north. Napoleon then routed the Russian army at(14 June 1807). Following this defeat, Alexander had to make peace with Na ...
Cold War... litary collaboration began during World War II and continued throughout theon both a bilateral basis through NORAD and through multilateral participa ...
Battle of Columbus, GeorgiaIn April 1865, Pemberton was wounded in the, and like many wounded veterans, he became addicted to morphine. Searchin ...
Iran–Iraq War... navigation rights between Iran and Iraq were among the main factors for thethat lasted from 1980 to 1988, when the pre-1980 status quo was restored. ...
General Election LawThe liberalization of election laws with thein 1925, benefited communist candidates, even though the Japan Communist P ...
Battle of Assaye... ed major-general won a decisive victory over the Maratha Confederacy at thein 1803
Greek military junta of 1967–1974A political activist during the, she became a member of the Hellenic Parliament in 1977 and the first fem ...
Ardeatine massacre... several atrocities against Italian civilians in occupied zones, such as theand the Sant'Anna di Stazzema massacre. On June 4, 1944, the German occupa ...
Marengo... lessness, and the Austrians were defeated by Bonaparte, now First Consul at, which forced them to withdraw from Italy, and then in Germany at Hohenli ...
leadership election... another favourite of Lemass's, Patrick Hillery, ruled themselves out of thefrom the very beginning, however, other candidates such as Charles Haughey ...
French Revolutionary Wars... c and Prussia and Spain ended the First Coalition against France during the. In more recent times, the World Zionist Organization held its first cong ...
Spanish Civil WarAt the beginning of thethe colony remained loyal to the Republican government. On July 24, 1936, ...
First World War... date an outspoken socialist, often (but not always, as the beginning of the) sympathizing with pacifist views. His later works became increasingly po ...
World War IIDuring, shipping again used the canal to avoid U-boats patrolling offshore. The ...
World War II... ly one perpetrated on such a scale against American troops in Europe during, caused an uproar at the time. However, the number of victims was quite l ...
Cold WarThe nuclear reactors were decommissioned at the end of the, and the Hanford site is now the focus of the world's largest environment ...
Civil War... ajor crossroads put the town at the center of the Maryland campaigns of the, during which both Union and Confederate troops marched through the city. ...
World War IAs part of a series of studies conducted by the United States Navy afterinto the possibility of submarine-borne observation and scouting aircraft, ...
World War IIThrough a tragic coincidence intended by neither of the opposing sides in, Bari gained the unwelcome distinction of being the only European city to ...
American Revolutionary War... d the Hudson River at this location, Dobbs Ferry played a vital role in the. In July and August, 1781, during the seventh year of the war, Continenta ...
Raid on the Medway... also displays the stern of the HMS Royal Charles which was captured in the, and the Hartog plate
Attica Prison riot... York's Attica Correctional Facility, which was the location of the infamousthat occurred on September 13, 1971. That prison and the New York Wyoming ...
Spanish entered the war... were dealing with their rebellious colonists along the Atlantic coast, theas an ally of France in 1779. They took the opportunity to order Bernardo ...
Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire... ittle reliable information about the area in the 16th century following the. Some state that the first Spanish settlement was founded by Álvar Núñez ...
British ArmyThe United Kingdom has sent 45,000 personnel from the, Royal Navy, and Royal Air Force, including the aircraft carrier HMS Ark ...
World War IIAlthough Portugal was neutral during, in December 1941, Portuguese Timor was occupied by Australian and Dutch ...
World War II... strict in Grosse Pointe. Many of the houses in the Park were built prior to, and many of these were designed by noted architects using the finest mat ...
Robot Wars... eBots days strewn about the garage of his Oakland home. Wright was a formerchampion in the Berkeley-based robotics workshop, the Stupid Fun Club. One ...
American Civil War... ess by 1855. In 1858, Sycamore was incorporated as a village. Following thethe railroad began to assist Sycamore's growth and the settlement was inco ...
September 2001 parliamentary election... ormer leader of the SLD, was re-elected in the first round of voting. AfterSLD (a successor of the communist party) formed a coalition with the agrar ...
Katzbach... sed other generals to follow his lead. He defeated Marshal MacDonald at the, and by his victory over Marshal Marmont at Möckern led the way to the de ...
Iranian Embassy Siege... sts. (The equivalent event in our history involved the Iranian embassy: see.
Wars of Beleriand... agollach (Sindarin for Battle of Sudden Flame) was the fourth battle of the. It was the great turning point in the War of the Jewels
One Year War... bers and history has since then been changed a few times, (for example, thestarted in November 0079 instead of the current official timeline January ...
attack on Fort Dearborn... concerned that Chicago would be on heightened alert, they still launched anon August 15, 1812. Kinzie was able to escape unharmed and returned to Det ...
Magna Carta... arrisoned, the Tower resisted and the siege was lifted once John signed the. The king reneged on his promises of reform, leading to the outbreak of t ...
War of the Ring... as Ithil, however, was destroyed by Elessar, King of Gondor, soon after the
war... largely adopted, with James Byrnes appointed to carry them out. During theBaruch remained a trusted adviser and confidant of President Roosevelt, wh ...
World War II... rowar sentiments, and supported ultra-nationalist causes through the end of. After Japan's victories over China and Russia, the ultranationalists con ...
First World War... s beyond Yeading to Northolt seems to have been by footpath only before the. During the War, a properly constructed road was built linking the Great ...
party... 27 representatives that are elected to every four years. For 2011–2015, thebreakdown is as follows
American RevolutionAlthough several American universities which predate thepurport to hold royal charters, in a number of cases they were in fact cre ...
German invasion of that country... 1942 film in which an Englishman on vacation in France is caught up in the, and finds himself taking an ever-growing group of children to safety. It ...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989... Western nations suffered for a time following the military crackdown on the, although in recent years China has improved its diplomatic links with th ...
1978 legislative electionUnexpectedly, the right-wing coalition won the. Nevertheless, relations with Chirac, who had founded the Rally for the R ...
First Indochina War... who was a supporter of the French government, writing in the context of the, questioned the notion that the foreign legion was mainly German at that ...
First Jewish–Roman War... have long resisted Hasmonean dominance, however, and indeed as late as thewas still considered Idumean. Herod the Great built the wall which still s ...
World War II... exposure from a full body scan is the same as standing 2.4 km away from theatomic bomb blasts in Japan), especially in children, the benefits that st ...
Battle of Bosworth FieldJohn Howard died at theon 22 August 1485 along with his friend and patron King Richard. Howard wa ...
War of the League of Cognac... o the site of negotiations in 1529 that led to France's withdrawal from the
World War II... d Esther Walton, raise their seven children during the Great Depression and. The family's story is narrated at the opening and closing of each episod ...
invaded... ncursions into Thai territory was in December 1941 when the Empire of Japanthen occupied the country, and in the 1980s with the Vietnamese incursions ...
Battle of Isandlwana... se at hand were decisions that the British were soon to regret. The ensuingwas the greatest victory that the Zulu kingdom would enjoy during the war. ...
Siege of BostonIn 1775 during thein the American Revolutionary War a British ship visited Fort Pond Bay in ...
Civil War... was named for the crossings of stagecoaches and military roads prior to the. It is said that Robert E. Lee and U.S. Grant camped with their troops at ...
World War II... unding area was home to a number of prisoner-of-war camp towards the end of. The camps were disbanded and prisoners released after the war
Battle of LepantoAt the(1571), the Holy League, formed by Spain, Venice, the Papal States and oth ...
World War II... d the film has an alternate ending for European audiences in recognition of, which the US had not yet entered
1981 presidential electionGiscard was defeated in theby Mitterrand. At the time, Chirac ran against Giscard in the first round ...
World War IIElverum municipality served as a temporary capital of Norway during theGerman invasion. On 9 April 1940 Norwegian troops prevented German parachu ...
Rebellion of the Seven States... adually lost all vestiges of their independence, particularly following the. The Xiongnu, a nomadic confederation which dominated the eastern Eurasia ...
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War... ey saw action in the Netherlands and later in India, where he fought in theat the Battle of Seringapatam. He was appointed governor of Seringapatam a ...
World War II... érieure (ENS) in Paris. However, he found himself enlisted in the run-up to, and like most French soldiers following the Fall of France Althusser was ...
Napoleonic WarsRisør played a role in thein 1807-1814, when Denmark–Norway took France's side, and therefore became ...
World War II... port became Tucson Army Air Field in 1940 as the United States prepared for. The first assigned U.S. Army Air Corps units were the 1st Bomb Wing, 41s ...
Second World WarAfter the, a large prefab estate was erected in Yeading. By 1956, Yeading's Tilbury ...
Swabian War... ions and other international meetings. The Treaty of Basel (1499) ended the. Two years later Basel joined the Swiss Confederation. The Peace of Basel ...
Russo-Japanese War... as well, largely due to his pacifist views and vocal opposition against thein his newspaper columns, which came into conflict with the paper's offici ...
presidential election of 2000In the, Aleksander Kwaśniewski, the incumbent former leader of the SLD, was re-e ...
Great War... rough a period of self-revision at the time to prepare itself for the post–era, discontinuing old product lines and incubating new ones. The Great Wa ...
War of the League of Cambrai... ice against his former ally France. The conflict is also referred to as theand lasted from 1508 to 1516. Cambrai was also the site of negotiations in ...
2009 Eastern Congo offensive... eneral of police, ran a parallel chain of command in the east to direct the, Operation Umoja Wetu; the regular chain of command was by-passed. Previo ...
World War II... iking workers were shot and killed and the National Guard had to intervene.proved immensely profitable for ALCOA, as aluminum was needed for aircraft ...
Battle of Ligny... ening, but too late to send help to the Prussians, who were defeated at theon the same day. The Prussian defeat made Wellington's position at Quatre ...
2010 Local Elections... oup is John Mutton, he has held the post of Leader of the Council since the
World War II... ous Jefferson County, Virginia. The time is during the Great Depression and, during the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. John Walton Jr. — kn ...
Battle of Tours... ously halted at the Siege of Constantinople by the Byzantine Empire and theby the Franks. The tide of Arab conquest came to an end in the middle of t ...
plebiscite on the constitution... of African States. On 19, 23, and 27 April 1960 a presidential election andwere held. The constitution was ratified and Nkrumah was elected president ...
Bleeding Kansas... veteran of the frontier conflicts with Native Americans and the violence of. He participated in the capture of John Brown at Harpers Ferry. Resigning ...
American Civil War... the Fenian Brotherhood was an association of Irish-American veterans of thewho plotted to free Ireland from British rule by striking at the United Ki ...
World War IAfter the defeat of Imperial Germany in, a plebiscite was held on 20 March 1921 in Oppeln to determine if the cit ...
South Carolina primary... nd the Republican establishment feared that a McCain victory in the crucialmight give his campaign unstoppable momentum
Huguenot... rk City, Grofe came by his extensive musical interests naturally. Of Frenchextraction, his family had four generations of classical musicians. His fa ...
a general election... he would be open to a revaluation of the Australian dollar. McMahon calledfor the House of Representatives for 2 December 1972. Whitlam noted that t ...
Bleeding Kansas... the frontier conflicts with Native Americans and the antebellum violence of. He was wounded on July 29, 1857, while fighting at Solomon River, Kansas ...
Peninsular WarDuring thethe Aragonese capital was a site of two fierce sieges. During the siege in ...
World War IIDuring, Dartmouth was one of 131 colleges and universities nationally that took ...
World War II... hwest. The southeastern point is Jerbourg Point, used by the Germans during
Vietnam War... aboard a US naval boat after the Fall of Saigon, leading to the end of thein 1975; The 1973 oil crisis puts the nation of America in gridlock; Both ...
Siege of La Rochelle... . The brevets were entirely withdrawn in 1629, by Louis XIII, following the, in which Cardinal Richelieu blockaded the city for fourteen months
he would visit China... d him. This attack backfired when US President Richard Nixon announced thatthe following year. His National Security Advisor, Henry Kissinger, had ac ...
War of 1812... nary War. However, the British remained in de facto control until after the, which finally established an American presence in the area. Under Americ ...
Three Kingdoms... ty of China, preceded by the Qin Dynasty (221–207 BCE) and succeeded by the(220–280 CE). It was founded by the rebel leader Liu Bang, known posthumou ...
World War II... Iron, first mined by the Japanese during their occupation of the island in, is the most important. Also important are titanium, manganese, tungsten, ...
World War IWhen the Ottomans left at the beginning ofin 1915, the British And Ottomans recognised Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al ...
Warrington bomb attacks... in recognition of the humanitarian role adopted by the choir following the. Since then, he has appeared with the choir for performances in prisons i ...
Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversyIn 2005, thecaused global protests by offended Muslims and violent attacks with many i ...
Battle of Palo Alto... ge of the fort. They rushed to help, but were intercepted, resulting in theabout north of present-day Brownsville. The next morning the Mexican force ...
World War II... above the cupola of the theatre. This was taken down for its safety duringand was lost. In 2006, a replica of the original statue was restored in it ...
World War II... of soldiers based at what became nearby Fort Eustis during World War I and. The larger-than-normal rural two-story frame depot is highly valued by r ...
War of the Spanish SuccessionDuring thethe advancing army of German, British and Dutch troops defeated the Spanis ...
The Coca-Cola CompanyPart of the deal from the studio, which at that time was owned by, included an eight line sequence of Field and Garner saying the word "Cok ...
World War I... ze the economy and society. The opportunity for freedom appeared only after, when the partitioning imperial powers were defeated by war and revolutio ...
Vietnam War... the Atlantic Ocean in a gas balloon. Serving as a fighter pilot during the, he was shot down and spent 11 months in a ese prison
a referendum... 35 and effectively abolished the republic by bringing back the monarchy viain 1935. A coup d'état followed in 1936 and installed Ioannis Metaxas as t ...
Battle of Megiddo (609 BC)... echo met King Josiah of the Kingdom of Judah at Megiddo and killed him (see). The Book of Chronicles gives a lengthier account and 2 Chronicles 35:20 ...
January 2005 presidential election... camps in Lebanon declared forty days of mourning for Arafat. Abbas won theby a comfortable margin, solidifying himself as the successor to Arafat as ...
Sennacherib besieged Jerusalem... silver and strip the gold from the doorposts of Solomon's Temple. However,in 701 BC, though the city was never taken
Seven Years' War... eagerly with the hope to find a suitable bread job in Dresden. However, theended all hopes to find anything in Oriental studies. His "letters on Arab ...
World War IICoventry first twinned with Volgograd, Russia. AfterCoventry twinned with Dresden as an act of peace and reconciliation, both ...
Battle of ResacaThe Civil Warwas fought in and around Resaca in May 1864. Each year a re-enactment of t ...
Great Lakes refugee crisis... m the turmoil following the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, which then led to the. Within the largest refugee camps, beginning in Goma in Nord-Kivu, were R ...
First Indochina WarDuring the(1946–54), the foreign legion saw its numbers swell due to the incorporati ...
World War IIDuring World War II, Crystal City was home to the largest of theinternment camps, having housed American civilians of German, Japanese, an ...
The 1970 half-Senate election... ernment in 1949. The Coalition was returned to office with a slim majority.brought little change to Coalition control, but the Liberal vote fell for ...
Battle of Resaca de la Palma... es had retreated, and Taylor's troops caught up with them, resulting in the, which was fought within the present city limits. When Taylor finally arr ...
2006 Victorian State Election... eral Party was elected member for the electoral district of Benambra in thein November 2006. He was re-elected in the November 2010 Victorian State E ...
English Civil WarThehad not yet started, but both sides began to arm as the summer of 1642 pro ...
Cold War... orated Monguagon Township at that point. In the 1950s and 1960s, during the, the Department of Defense (through the United States Army) operated Nike ...
St. Bartholomew's Day massacre... a week of the assassination of Henry, stilling Protestant fears of another. The subsidies had been reduced by degrees, as Henry gained more secure c ...
Spanish Civil WarDuring thebetween the socialist Republicans and nationalists led by Francisco Franco ...
AD 70... toricism have often maintained that Revelation was written in AD 96 and not. Edward Bishop Elliott, in the Horae Apocalypticae (1862), argues that Jo ...
1982 Lebanon WarThe following year, during theIsraeli F-16s engaged Syrian aircraft in one of the largest air battles in ...
Battle of Tours... and warlord Charles Martel, which defeated the Umayyad Arab invasion at thein 732, were still largely infantry armies, the elites riding to battle bu ...
An Shi RebellionAfter the(755–763), the economy of northern China was greatly damaged and never rec ...
constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage... of Wisconsin. For example, 76% of Madison voters voted against a 2006 state, even though the ban passed statewide with 59% of the vote
City-County Council... fice since 1967. Discontent among these issues also returned control of theto the GOP with a 16–13 majority. Ballard was re-elected mayor in 2011. Co ...
Revolutionary War... zed in 1833 upon separation from Cooper County. It is named in honor of theGeneral Daniel Morgan. Some parts of Morgan County touch the Lake of the O ...
World War I... ens of thousands of soldiers based at what became nearby Fort Eustis duringand World War II. The larger-than-normal rural two-story frame depot is hi ...
World War II... revue. However, the duo split when they began their National Service during. Wise served in the Merchant Navy. Morecambe was a Bevin Boy: conscripted ...
via a referendumFollowing the catastrophic events in Asia Minor, the monarchy was abolishedin 1924 and the Second Hellenic Republic was declared. Premier Georgios Ko ...
World War II... ian Jonathan Miller was born into a wealthy family in the area. The Britishflier Douglas Bader was born in St. John's Wood
Siege of Kenilworth CastleThein 1266 was "probably the longest in English history" according to histori ...
1789 revolution... istinctions adopted by the moderate, liberal, Girondist movement during the
World War I... birth to a son. As a Quaker, Dingle was exempt from military service during. He took a position as a Demonstrator in the Physics Department, and devo ...
siege to Jerusalem... Shishaq of Egypt, brought a huge army and took many cities. When they laid, Rehoboam gave them all of the treasures out of the temple as a tribute a ...
Battle of the Nations at Leipzig... ralfeldmarschall (field marshal) who led his army against Napoleon I at thein 1813 and at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 with the Duke of Wellington
American Revolutionary War... nsin became a territorial possession of the United States in 1783 after the. However, the British remained in de facto control until after the War of ...
Spanish Civil WarDuring the, Aragon saw the establishment of various anarchist communes
1993 parliamentary electionThehalved the party's support to 6.3% and ten members of parliament. This dro ...
KöniggrätzThe defeat atin the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 resulted in Austria's exclusion from Ge ...
Lancastrian... trouble from the Wars of the Roses (for their charter was from the deposed), the College seems only to have survived thanks to tireless efforts by i ...
World War IIAn indication of the pre-popularity of the autogyro, its subsequent decline and later rise of inter ...
First Anglo-Afghan War... n 1841—a town that had been occupied by an Anglo-Indian army in 1839 in the. A close relationship developed between Hasan Ali Shah and the British, w ...
DambustersAfter theraid in 1943 an entirely new system was developed that was required to kno ...
World War II... Dukhan, on the western side of the Qatari peninsula. However, the start ofdelayed exploitation of Qatar's oil resources, and oil exports did not beg ...
World War IIDuringthe United States Navy bought most of the east end, including Montauk Mano ...
Fall of Saigon... er the Watergate scandal in 1974; Refugees aboard a US naval boat after the, leading to the end of the Vietnam War in 1975; The 1973 oil crisis puts ...
World War I... of the time overseas, negotiating for repayment of European war debts from
HuguenotThe French exploration of the area began in 1562, under thecaptain Jean Ribault. Ribault explored the St. Johns River to the north of ...
Russian Civil War... on 29 November 1920, the Bolshevik 11th Red Army entered Yerevan during the, on 29 November 1920, and Armenia was incorporated into the Soviet Union ...
Greek Civil WarNapalm B was also used during thebetween the Greek Army and Communist rebels. During the last year of this ...
an electionGorton calledfor October 1969. Whitlam and the ALP, with little internal dissension, st ...
Great Terror... show trial, the Trial of the Sixteen that marked the start of the so-calledin the USSR and resulted in his execution the day after his conviction
Aksai Chin... and [[List of countries and outlying territories by total area|]] includingand the Trans-Karakoram Tract, which are controlled by China and claimed b ...
American Revolutionary WarAlthough the Badge of Military Merit fell into disuse after the, the concept of a military award for individual gallantry by members of t ...
World War II... red by the issuance of bonds in the late 1920s was not paid off until after
Siege of Fort Wayne... Turtle retired to a spot near present-day Columbia City, Indiana. After thein the War of 1812, General William Henry Harrison ordered the destruction ...
civil warDuring the 5 years ofthat culminated in the 1994 genocide, GDP declined in 3 out of 5 years, po ...
the by-election... of office. Gorton resigned his seat in the Senate, and in February 1968 wonfor Holt's seat of Higgins in Victoria. For the remainder of the year, Gor ...
Operation Torch... responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa inin 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45, f ...
Battle of Jutland... ean liners and ; the Royal Navy battlecruiser, , which was destroyed at thein 1916; Queen Mary College, University of London; Queen Mary Hospital, Ho ...
American Revolutionary War... name Camilla was chosen in honor of the granddaughter of Henry Mitchell, angeneral for whom Mitchell County was named
Winnebago War... hite miners prompted tension with the local Native American population. Theof 1827 and the Black Hawk War of 1832 led to the forced removal of Americ ...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989The death of pro-reform official Hu Yaobang helped to spark the, during which students and others campaigned for several months, speaking ...
Battle of Bir Hakeim... rian and North African campaigns. The 13th Demi-Brigade was deployed in the. Reflecting the divided loyalties of the time, part of the Foreign Legion ...
World War II... erved largely as a cavalry post for the 6th Cavalry. During World War I and, it served a war-time induction and processing center, and also housed pr ...
Battle of Lundy's Lane... Thames. Many engagements proved to be bloody but indecisive, including thenear Niagara Falls, Ontario, the burning of both York (Toronto) and Washin ...
Italian general election, 1948... der American pressure, the communist were expelled from the government. Thesaw a landslide victory for Christian Democrats, that dominated the system ...
World War II... wn, South Carolina. Most of the town's growth, however, began shortly after
World War II... East Asian Studies and Art History at McGill University, claimed that after, Japanese people as shown in their and became "fascinated" with neoteny a ...
Revolution of 1789... of socialists, to the Jacobins who tended to look back nostalgically to the
Winnebago War... y handled administrative and diplomatic tasks, most notably during the 1827, but he had never seen combat. On April 8, he set out from Jefferson Barr ...
1948 Arab–Israeli War... began attacking the Jewish community, thus beginning the first stage of the. The first attacks on Jews were in Jewish neighborhoods of Jerusalem, in ...
1975 electionIn theSocial Credit, under W.A.C's son Bill Bennett, won a snap election called ...
Revolutionary War... el Campbell, to honor his grandfather Ezekiel Polk who was a colonel in theand an early settler in western Tennessee. But, when the legislature acted ...
Eighty Years' War... contributed to a desire for independence in the provinces, which led to theand eventually, the separation of the largely Protestant Dutch Republic fr ...
attack on Norway... decisions and the Great Depression of the late 1920s and 1930s. During the9 April 1940 it came to a battle between a German naval force and the Norw ...
September 11 attacks... to be removed from the exhibit following criticism of elements based on thein the United States. A French street artist known as Invader made a name ...
Battle of Resaca de la Palma... ity was named by returning Mexican-American War inductees who fought at the(translated Dry River Bed of the Palms) near Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico ...
Battle of Agincourt... the Globe Theatre and then gradually shifts to a realistic evocation of the. Olivier's film was made during the Second World War and was intended as ...
November half-Senate election... in Corio in Victoria, and later that year in Capricornia (Queensland). Thesaw a moderate swing to Labor and against the Coalition, compared with the ...
Michigan's 2006 gubernatorial electionIn May 2005, Dick DeVos ran against incumbent Governor Jennifer Granholm in. DeVos was defeated by Granholm, who won 56% of the popular vote to Devos ...
World War IIThe Foreign Legion played a smaller role inthan in World War I, though having a part in the Norwegian, Syrian and Nor ...
2007 municipal electionIn the, fueled by voter angst against increases in property and income taxes as ...
World War I... s and artillery became vitally important, and both were dominant factors in. Though entrenched positions were a significant part of both the Franco-P ...
Operation Opera... nnon fire. On 7 June 1981, eight Israeli F-16s, escorted by F-15s, executed, their first employment in a significant air-to-ground operation. This ra ...
Wars of Scottish Independence... used a spear formation known as the schiltron in several battles during theincluding the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314, and the Flemings used their g ...
1989 parliamentary election... aign. In 1989, the party made its breakthrough in national politics. In the, the party obtained 13%, up from 3.7% in 1985, and became the third large ...
World War II... 39. With the defeat of Poland in the Invasion of Poland at the beginning ofin 1939, formerly Polish Eastern Upper Silesia was re-added to the Provinc ...
World War II... age. Its population and industrial production significantly increased after
World War II... in 1858. A statue of the queen was almost destroyed by a German bomb during, and was moved one inch on its plinth by the blast. The statue was not re ...
Jemaah Islamiyah... summit. In Malaysia, the group stayed with Yazid Sufaat, a local member of, who provided accommodations at request of Hambali. Both Mihdhar and Hazm ...
Civil War... onites and Evangelicals - fought on all sides in the Russian Revolution and. Although some Russian Germans were very wealthy, others were quite poor ...
World War II... mpleted his recruit training, but was classified for limited service during. He was assigned to direct United Service Organization (U.S.O.) programs ...
Battle of Agincourt... re emphasis on the horrors of war. It features a mud-spattered and gruesome
American Civil War... became a state in 1845, and Polk County was established in 1861. After the, the county seat was established twelve miles (19 km) southeast of Lakela ...
Battle of Luchana... , but all proved unsuccessful. One of the main battles of this time was the, when general Baldomero Espartero defetead the Carlists, freeing the city ...
Battle of Queenston HeightsBrock died a Canadian hero as he repelled the American landing at theand Tecumseh was later killed at the Battle of the Thames. Many engagement ...
World War IIDuringa number of V1 flying bombs came down on Surbiton and Tolworth, including ...
1987 local electionsThe first real breakthrough for the party in Norwegian politics came in the, when the party nearly doubled its support from 6.3% to 12.3% (county res ...
Itchy & Scratchy... which a character named June Bellamy is introduced as the voice behind both. She was voiced by series regular Tress MacNeille, though her "Itchy" and ...
1979 electionThe NDP peaked in popular support in thewith 46% of the vote. And after a minor decline in the party's vote share ...
World War I... which would be one of the most powerful motives in France's involvement in
Napoleonic Wars... States Military Academy (1802) reflect this. However, at about the time of"military" began to be applied to armed forces as a whole and in the 21st ...
World War II... iness in 1887. In 1894, Coke was sold in bottles for the first time. During, bottling plants were set up in Europe, Africa, and the Pacific islands
Battle of Muret... on, came to the aid of Toulouse. The force besieged Muret, but in Septemberled to the death of King Peter, and his army fled (this battle also marks ...
Guilford Court House Military Battlefield... rch cemetery in October 1790. However, his remains were later reinterred at. His original gravestone remains in the town cemetery
World War I... hanges in grammar, morphology and orthography that reflect the Bosniak pre-literary tradition, mainly that of the Bosniak renaissance at the beginnin ...
Battle of Hastings... rom Norsemen, invaded England and defeated the weakened English army at the
American Revolution... ated on the Lumber River. Founded in 1787 by John Willis, an officer in the, Lumberton was originally a shipping point for lumber used by the Navy, w ...
Hungarian Revolutionc.The Soviet leadership, which had previously ordered theand the Prague Spring crushed, now became worried about the demoralization ...
World War II... car could run at . This prototype was to be put into production only after, first as an Industrieverband Fahrzeugbau (IFA) F9 (later to become Wartb ...
Korean War... n in the 1953 Iranian coup d'etat, and used nuclear threats to conclude thewith China. His New Look policy of nuclear deterrence gave priority to ine ...
War of 1812... ow Jacket" Bailey, and named after Captain Otway Burns, a naval hero of the. In 1909 a statue of Captain Burns was given to the town by his grandson, ...
Battle of the Margus RiverCarinus was successful in several engagements, and at the(Morava), according to one account, the valour of his troops had gained th ...
Battle of Mohács... om of Hungary adopted Protestantism during the 16th century. After the 1526the Hungarian people were disillusioned by the ability of the government t ...
Vietnam War... pond to another aircraft that crashed during takeoff or landing. During the, SH-3s were used to rescue the crews of downed aircraft both at sea and o ...
Cold War... ed the world rankings – in effect they treated chess as an extension of the. These conflicts included
Battle of Cornus... unknown number of elephants) and the remaining insurgent Sardinians at the. In the aftermath the defeated expedition of 60 quinqueremes and several ...
American Civil War... d positions were a significant part of both the Franco-Prussian War and thedue to the advent of breech loading rifles, the lessons learned regarding ...
Civil WarDuring the, North Carolina seceded from the Union. Captain Oscar R. Rand recruited w ...
Greco-Turkish War of 1897... s, bowing to popular pressure, declared war on the Ottomans. In the ensuingthe badly trained and equipped Greek army was defeated by the Ottomans. Th ...
Battle of the Bulge... id radio accounts of the German counter-attack in the Ardennes known as the, and he accompanied Allied forces across the Rhine River and into Berlin
World War IIThe years aftersaw rapid growth as people began moving into the area and Largo annexed su ...
Battle of Sabilla... 1927. After two years of fighting, they were suppressed by Ibn Saud in thein March 1929
World War IIIn, the German battleship Tirpitz used Kåfjord, an arm of Altafjord, as a ha ...
English Civil War... d Byron with a man of their own choosing, Sir John Conyers. By the time thebroke out in November 1642, the Tower of London was already in Parliament' ...
Vietnam War... stion patriarchy, democratize the Church, end police brutality, and end the, all intersected with other ethnic nationalist, peace, countercultural, a ...
American Revolution... ill the king of France and had aided the Continentals during the successful. Development of the city began later, and its state buildings were comple ...
War of 1812... ar present-day Columbia City, Indiana. After the Siege of Fort Wayne in the, General William Henry Harrison ordered the destruction of all Miami vill ...
Battle of the Thames... ing at the Battle of Queenston Heights and Tecumseh was later killed at the. Many engagements proved to be bloody but indecisive, including the Battl ...
Magna Carta... tion for an indictment. The grand jury was later recognized by King John inin on demand of the nobility
Crimean War... international peace in Europe; no further major conflict occurred until the
Køge... he Second Battle of Copenhagen which took place in August. He fought at the, during which the men under his command took 1,500 prisoners, with Welles ...
German Peasants' War... have raised hopes that he would be won over to Protestantism; but after theof 1525 he ranged himself definitely among the supporters of Catholicism, ...
Liberators' civil war... neral and ambassador to the Parthians, sided with Brutus and Cassius in the; after their defeat Labienus joined the Parthians and assisted them in in ...
Council of Pisa... Gregory XII (1406–15) was questioned about magical practices in 1409 at the
Fenian raids... tinued , however, due to a series of small-scale armed incursions named theby Irish-American Civil War veterans across the border from 1866 to 1871 i ...
Battle of the Somme... cious battles on the Western front, including Belloy-en-Santerre during the, where Seeger, after being mortally wounded by machine-gun fire, cheered ...
Kargil WarThey have also taken care of many victims of theof 1999
World War II... owns Arabkir, Malatya, Sebastia, and Marash, respectively. After the end of, German POWs were used to help in the construction of new buildings and s ...
New Hampshire primaryMcCain focused on the, where his message appealed to independents. He traveled on a campaign bu ...
World War II... s created by Rufus A. ("Ray") Gotto while he was serving in the Navy duringin Washington, D.C. as an illustrator for Navy instruction manuals
Revolutionary War... Piedmont colonial town where court was held, and was the scene of some pre-tensions. In the late 1760s, tensions between (in a nutshell) Piedmont far ...
1996 presidential electionIn the, he was elected with 41.4% of the votes
Pugachev's Rebellion... e of the chief reasons behind several rebellions, including the large-scaleof cossacks and peasants
World War IDuringhe participated in many fundraising activities such as the American Red Cr ...
House of York... ght, with a strong, square face". The Howards were staunch adherents of theduring the Wars of the Roses, and John Howard, backed by his powerful Mowb ...
American Civil War... r settlers raised cattle, grew citrus and vegetables and fished. During the, many Largo area residents fought for the Confederate States of America. ...
U.S. Civil War... ery, and their descendants became strong supporters of the Union during the. The Confederate General Sterling Price led his troops in ransacking the ...
Battle of Panium... Syrian War, the Seleucids ousted Ptolemy V from control of Coele-Syria. The(198 BC) definitively transferred these holdings from the Ptolemies to the ...
Magna Carta... 5, and Stephen Langton held a consecration there shortly after the issue of. Sir Thomas More was tried in 1535 in a Staines public house, to avoid th ...
Thirty Years' War... 6 fell to the Habsburg Monarchy, it was devastated several times during theand conquered by King Frederick II of Prussia in 1742. In 1871 it was conn ...
Aspern-Essling... st than Napoleon, who suffered his first battlefield defeat in this war, at, had expected. The terms of the Treaty of Schönbrunn were quite harsh. Au ...
Way of the Five Pecks of Rice... ntury CE, Daoists formed large hierarchical religious societies such as the. Its followers believed that the sage-philosopher Laozi (fl. 6th century ...
Civil WarDuring the, a site for a prison camp to house Union soldiers was chosen just outside ...
Third Coalition... respect the terms of the Treaty of Amiens by occupying Malta and gathered aagainst France. The French intervention in the Swiss civil strife, a breac ...
Japanese invasion... tudy, began Grinnell-in-China (an educational mission that lasted until theand resumed in 1987), and built a women's residence hall system that becam ...
a killing rampage... ennedy flew to Bangladesh and delivered a speech at Dhaka University, wherehad begun a year earlier
1953 electionIn the, Bennett won a majority government, and both the Liberal and the Conserva ...
1985 parliamentary election... , the party had not had a clearly defined ideology. In the campaign for thethe party attacked many aspects of the Norwegian welfare state, and campai ...
Battle of Brown's Mill... nta Campaign, Confederate cavalry badly defeated Union forces at the nearby
first Iraq war... , in his capacity as executive producer, as a sign of patriotism during thein 1991, and as a show of support to the American car industry, which was ...
World War IThe Netherlands remained neutral during. However, the Allies included the Netherlands in their blockade of German ...
Battle of Ebro River... antime provided loud moral support and a safe harbour for the ensuing naval. The 40 Carthaginian and Iberian vessels were severely defeated by the 55 ...
expedition... ristagoras. Attempting to save himself after a disastrous Persian-sponsoredin 499 BC, Aristagoras chose to declare Miletus a democracy. This triggere ...
Edict of Nantes... illery, and Pierre Jeannin. Marie pursued a moderate policy, confirming the. She was not, however, able to prevent rebellion by nobles like Henry II ...
World War II... ply and replenishment U-boat ("Milchkuh") of the German Kriegsmarine during
French Wars of ReligionThe Edict aimed primarily to end the long-running, disruptive. Henry IV also had personal reasons for supporting the Edict. Prior to as ...
Regime of the Colonels... ch culminated in a coup d'état on 21 April 1967 by the United States-backed. The brutal suppression of the Athens Polytechnic uprising on 17 November ...
Huguenot... ting a decisive end to the centuries-long persecution and discrimination ofs (French Protestants)
Cold War... nuclear-armed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) built during theby Lockheed Corporation of California for the United States Navy
Kitos War... ars in the 1st–2nd centuries CE, including the Great Revolt (66–73 CE), the(115–117), and Bar Kokhba's revolt (132–135)
Battle of Towton... n Norfolk. After demonstrating his military prowess on the field during the, he won the admiration of Edward IV of England who made him Constable of ...
One Laptop per Child... r educational use around the world. It has many names: the $100 Laptop, theprogram, the Children's Machine, and the XO-1. The program was begun and i ...
ROKS Cheonan sinkingSome trade was cut off after the, for which South Korea blamed North Korea
Civil WarFee spent theyears raising funds for the school, trying to provide for his family in Ci ...
French Revolution... recognising a Right of Return was enacted in France in 1790, as part of theputting a decisive end to the centuries-long persecution and discriminatio ...
French Wars of Religion... ter the Massacre of Vassy on 1 March 1562, which triggered the first of the
Battle of Bouvines... released Ferdinand, Count of Flanders, who had been in captivity since the. She also ceded land and castles to Philip Hurepel, son of Philip II and ...
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising... 1 submachine guns, 30 rifles, 50 pistols, and over 400 grenades. During thein 1943, AK units tried twice to blow up the ghetto wall, carried out hold ...
election... following a very close race. The party took both U.S. Senate seats with theof former Governor Mark Warner to replace retiring Republican John Warner. ...
Wars of the Roses... e face". The Howards were staunch adherents of the House of York during the, and John Howard, backed by his powerful Mowbray relations, upheld the Yo ...
Battle of Naseby... tle of Edgehill and continued indecisively through 1643 and 1644, until thetipped the military balance decisively in favour of Parliament. There foll ...
Indonesia invaded the territoryNine days later,declaring it Indonesia's 27th province Timor Timur in 1976. The United Nat ...
Battle of Stirling Bridge... etter success when they operated in an aggressive fashion. The Scots at the(1297), for example, utilized the momentum of their charge to overrun an E ...
Battle of France... France the SS Totenkopf was involved in the only Allied tank attack in the, when on 21 May units of the 1st Army Tank Brigade, supported by the 50th ...
1945 general election... of the period and helped the Labour Party gain its landslide victory in the. Priestley himself, however, was distrustful of the state and dogma
English Civil WarBy the end of the, the monarchy, House of Lords and Privy Council were abolished. The remai ...
American Civil War... standard gauge was adopted. Most Southern states used gauge. Following the, trade between the South and North grew and the break of gauge became a m ...
civil strife... ered a Third Coalition against France. The French intervention in the Swiss, a breach of the Treaty of Lunéville (1801) between France and the Holy R ...
2007 state electionsPolitical party strength in Virginia has likewise been in flux. In the, Democrats regained control of the State Senate, and narrowed the Republi ...
Russian Revolution... d locals to join the movement towards self-rule. Tilak was impressed by the, and expressed his admiration for Lenin
Kennedy easily won re-election to another term... generated a large number of articles and books over the next several years.in the Senate in 1970 with 62 percent of the vote against underfunded Repu ...
World War I... rgia. The base served largely as a cavalry post for the 6th Cavalry. Duringand World War II, it served a war-time induction and processing center, an ...
Siege of Oxford... t. There followed a great number of defeats for the Royalists, and then the, from which Charles escaped in April 1646. He put himself into the hands ...
Kosovo War... the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, saying that the ongoing genocide of themust be stopped and criticizing past Clinton administration inaction. Late ...
HuguenotAs the expulsion of thes had taken place more than a century earlier and there were extensive Hug ...
Battle of ClontarfThewas fought on the banks of the River Tolka in 1014 (a field called the blo ...
Massacre of Vassy... was overtaken by events, as it was not formally registered until after theon 1 March 1562, which triggered the first of the French Wars of Religion
Vietnam War... during the 1970s and 1980s. Eldest brother Fred Ross, Jr., a veteran of the, never followed his sister into show business settling for civilian life ...
Johnson County WarWyoming was the location of theof 1892, on which the controversial 1980 film Heaven's Gate was based, whi ...
Huguenot... er. This further antagonised Condé, who launched another rebellion in 1616.leaders supported Condé's rebellion, which led the young Louis XIII to con ...
1969 general election... ainst the NDP and its leaders during this time, Robert Strachan and, in the, against Thomas Berger
Mau Mau UprisingA key watershed came from 1952 to 1956, during the, an armed local movement directed principally against the colonial govern ...
American Revolution... s a hard time. Edgecombe County residents came down hard on the side of the, many serving as officers in the Continental Army. One such was Thomas Bl ...
World War IIDuring, Gambian troops fought with the Allies in Burma. Banjul served as an air ...
Irish Republican BrotherhoodHe joined theand was associated with Michael Cusack in the early days of the Gaelic Ath ...
War of the Ring... ven after he was overthrown, the Darkness lingered (even at the time of the, remnants of the Great Darkness could still be found in the deep valleys ...
Battle of Bosworth Field... supporter of King Richard III of England with whom he died in combat at the
June 2004 election... was a lack of coordination among the members of the group. For example, thecampaign of the Liberal Party of Canada was compared with "the Keystone Ko ...
election in 1972The NDP first wonunder Dave Barrett, who served as Premier for three years. The NDP passed ...
YouTube... ing an interview with Tom Cruise was leaked to the Internet and uploaded to
San MarcialSoult's relief attempt was blocked by the Spanish Army of Galicia at, allowing the Allies to consolidate their position and tighten the ring a ...
Leipzig... gust 1813. The Austrian intervention was decisive. Napoleon was defeated atin October, and forced to withdraw into France itself. As 1814 began, the ...
Battle of the Golden Spurs... used their geldon long spear to absorb the attack of French knights at thein 1302, before other troops in the Flemish formation counterattacked the ...
Kargil War... ilitary tension between the two countries in the Kargil district led to theof 1999, after which General Pervez Musharraf took over through a bloodles ...
Sack of Rome... independence of many of the city-states. Most damaging was the May 6, 1527by Spanish and German troops that all but ended the role of the Papacy as ...
Battle of the Arius... ls like Parthia and Greco-Bactria to at least nominal obedience. He won theand besieged the Bactrian capital, and even emulated Alexander with an exp ...
1998 presidential election... own for his anti-crime crusades. When Lim ran for the presidency during the, his vice mayor Lito Atienza was elected as city mayor. Atienza was known ...
immediate violence... e first official mediator in the UN's history. This was necessitated by thethat followed the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine and the subs ...
Second Italo-Abyssinian War... tion for world influence. In 1935 Mussolini decided to invade Ethiopia. Theresulted in the international isolation of Italy, as France and Britain qu ...
Star WarsTatooine is a fictional planet and setting for many key scenes in thesaga, appearing in every Star Wars film except The Empire Strikes Back, al ...
1981 parliamentary election... dropped out of parliament altogether in 1977, it returned in the followingwith four representatives. In this election, the political right in genera ...
Gulf War... deployed in a particular theatre, or as an aggregate of such forces. In thethe United States Central Command controlled military forces (units) of ea ...
World War II... t has continued uninterrupted, except for a four-year (–) suspension during
a constitutional amendment to fund and legalize embryonic stem cell research in the state... ame the first state to ban same-sex marriage. In 2006, Missourians voted on—it failed in Texas County with 61.13 percent voting against the measure. ...
Civil War... ng post operated by the original landowner, Mr. Martin Hunsucker. After the, a man named Angus Leach moved to Hunsucker's Store and helped to found t ...
The Second World War... Commissar (Minister) of the Navy, a post he would hold for the duration of. In 1939, despite the Stalin policy against the Nikolaevsky Engineering A ...
British Army... fire. In his autobiography, Margin Released he is fiercely critical of theand in particular of the officer class
English Civil War... mated) destroyed 15–20% of the population of Germany. At the same time, thepitting King against Parliament was just beginning
National Guard... nd the Nicaraguan establishment. In 1933, the Marines withdrew and left thein charge of internal security and elections. In 1934, Anastasio Somoza Ga ...
World War II... the of the Columbia Basin Project in central Washington. With the onset of, the focus of dam construction shifted to production of hydroelectricity. ...
the Whitlam government was returned... ection. After a campaign featuring the Labor slogan "Give Gough a fair go",, with its majority in the House of Representatives cut from seven to five ...
Vietnam WarKittinger later served three combat tours of duty during the, flying a total of 483 missions. During his first two tours he flew as ai ...
The Amory Wars... riter who are characters in the books to interact with their own creations., the story told through the music of Coheed and Cambria, tells a story fo ...
Opération Daguet... Second Foreign Engineer Regiment were sent to the Persian Gulf as a part of. They were a part of the French 6th Light Armoured Division, whose missio ...
Civil War... be granted by a college west of the Mississippi River), within 10 years thehad claimed most of Grinnell's students and professors. In the decade foll ...
World War ISoy took on a very important role in the United States after. During the Great Depression, the drought-stricken (Dust Bowl) regions of ...
Hohenlinden... the Austrians at Marengo in 1800, but the decisive win came on the Rhine atlater that year. The defeated Austrians left the conflict after the Treaty ...
World War II... d one of the "hard styles," largely follows Ueshiba's teachings from before, and surmises that the secret to ki lies in timing and the application of ...
Warsaw Uprising... nside the ghetto together with Jewish fighters from ŻZW and ŻOB. During thea year later, Batalion Zośka, one of the most notable units of the Uprisin ...
American Revolution... blics during the Dutch Revolt (1568–1609) , English Civil War (1642–1651) ,(1775–1783) , and the French Revolution (1789–1799)
Civil WarTheBattle of Resaca was fought in and around Resaca in May 1864. Each year a ...
World War I... ile with Christians who had become separated over theological issues. Afterthe Catholic Church was not the only church which began to make changes wi ...
Thirty Years' War... althy Hanseatic city of Rostock. The worst time in regional history was the, which depopulated the area almost completely
first invasion... to Greek historians, some of the most famous battles in history. During the, Thrace, Macedon and the Aegean Islands were added to the Persian Empire, ...
Battle of Ashdown... planned an invasion of Wessex. On 8 January 871, Bagsecg was killed at thealong with his Earls. As a result, many of the Vikings returned to norther ...
War of 1812... during the American Revolutionary War. His father, Archibald Stuart, was aveteran, slaveholder, attorney, and politician who represented Patrick Cou ...
Crimean War... ere a coded message in a crinoline she once gave to Enola's landlady in thegets her kidnapped. In this novel, Nightingale is depicted as a firm femin ...
Russian Civil War... were held in reserve until 1916. Baikal was burnt out and destroyed in thebut Angara survives. She has been restored and is permanently moored at Ir ...
Dogger Bank incident... ion), vessels of the Russian fleet nearly sparked a war with Britain in theby firing on British fishing boats that they mistook for enemy torpedo boa ...
Serbian Campaign (World War I)... Bulgaria would gain the territory she sought at the expense of Serbia. Seefor details. Ferdinand was not an admirer of German Emperor Wilhelm II (hi ...
jihad... onquered Ngazargamu. Usman dan Fodio led the Fulani thrust and proclaimed a(holy war) on the irreligious Muslims of the area. His campaign eventually ...
Battle of Sempach... ressive pike formations to be composed of dismounted men-at-arms, as at the(1389), where the dismounted Austrian vanguard, using their lances as pike ...
World War I... any exported its first shipment in 1907. In 1914, following the outbreak of, Nauru was captured by Australian troops. Australia, New Zealand and the ...
North Vietnam... ,000 members of the KPRP, including Son Ngoc Minh, made a "Long March" into, where they remained in exile
St. Bartholomew's Day massacre... defining characteristic of the time, illustrated at its most intense in theof August 1572, when the Roman Catholic party annihilated between 30,000 a ...
El Clásico... ry with Real Madrid, and matches between the two teams are referred to as ""
Meuse-Argonne Offensive... until October 3, 1918; served with the 1st Field Artillery Brigade, in the, until November 7, 1918; and again commanded the 54th Field Artillery Bri ...
Iraq War... al Guard officer from Suffern, was killed in a fragging incident during the
Bull Run... Civil War and was defeated by the Confederates in the first major battle of(or Manassas). After he retired, he moved to California and died in 1885 o ...
a constitutional referendum... in 1973. Whitlam and his majority in the House of Representatives proposedin December 1973, transferring control of wages and prices from the states ...
World War IIDuring, the German Army heavily fortified the island as part of the Atlantic Wal ...
Albigensian Crusade... an was forced to marry Blanche's son, Alfonso. It also meant the end of the
French Revolution... , English Civil War (1642–1651) , American Revolution (1775–1783) , and the(1789–1799)
American Civil War... , and Col. John Luther Bridgers (1821–1884), Commandant of Ft. Macon in the
Battle of Bosworth Field... rian branch led by Henry Tudor, in 1485, when Richard III was killed in the
World War II... adian defence was organized against an American invasion until the onset of
World War II... his son Bechtold Eugen Graf von Bernstorff inherited Schiermonnikoog. Whenbroke out and the German military occupied the island, he ensured that the ...
Battle of Laupen... an English army while the Englishmen were crossing a narrow bridge. At the(1339), Bernese pikemen overwhelmed the infantry forces of the opposing Ha ...
American Revolutionary War... uart, commanded a regiment at the Battle of Guilford Court House during the. His father, Archibald Stuart, was a War of 1812 veteran, slaveholder, at ...
presidential elections... Obama in 2008, after being won by Republican candidates in the previous ten. In the 2010 elections, Republicans picked up three House seats from Demo ...
Spanish Civil WarThestarted in Bilbao with small uprisings suppressed by the republican forces ...
Battle of Eccles Hill... radically until 1871. The raids ended after unsuccessful attacks during thein Quebec and in the northwest frontier, near the Manitoba border. The Fen ...
Dutch Revolt... nist republicanism openly influenced the foundation of republics during the(1568–1609) , English Civil War (1642–1651) , American Revolution (1775–17 ...
Winnebago War... re divided. Some bands, remembering their loss to the Americans in the 1827, decided to stay clear of the conflict. Other Ho-Chunks with ties to the ...
World War II... ia in 1742. In 1871 it was connected by rail to Liegnitz and Glogau. Duringabout 70% of its buildings were destroyed. In 1945 between the days of 8–1 ...
Black Seminoles... further supplemented from the late 18th century with the appearance of the– free blacks and escaped slaves who settled in communities near Seminole ...
Ulm Maneuver... performed a wheeling movement that put the French at the Austrian rear. Thewas well-executed and on 20 October Mack and 23,000 Austrian troops surren ...
civil warAfter liberation, Greece experienced a bitterbetween communist and anticommunist forces, which led to economic devastat ...
1812 Overture... ovsky quoted "La Marseillaise" to represent the invading French army in his. He also quoted the Russian national anthem he was familiar with, to repr ...
Battle of Shaho... evere Manchurian winter, there had been no major land engagements since thethe previous year. The two sides camped opposite each other along 60 to of ...
Second World War... It was the second most devastated city in the world after Warsaw during the. Since then the city has been rebuilt
Battle of Guilford Court House... His great grandfather, Major Alexander Stuart, commanded a regiment at theduring the American Revolutionary War. His father, Archibald Stuart, was a ...
seized power... poleonic Wars began. Possible dates include 9 November 1799, when Bonapartein France; 18 May 1803, when Britain and France ended the only period of p ...
American Revolutionary War... r General Joseph Warren, who was killed in the Battle of Bunker Hill in the
1977 parliamentary election... ss of the Danish Progress Party. The Progress Party performed poorly in the, and was left without parliamentary representation. In the 1978 party con ...
Cold War... efficient energy sources as well as energy education. After the end of the, the department's attention also turned toward radioactive waste disposal ...
Edict of Nantes... he wars only concluded when Henry IV, himself a former Huguenot, issued the, promising official toleration of the Protestant minority, but under high ...
1941 provincial election... al Liberal and Conservative parties formed a coalition government after thewhen neither party had enough seats to form a majority government on its o ...
2005 gubernatorial election... ow; approximately 19% of Camden's voting age population participated in the
World War II... he release of about 31,000 prisoners from German concentration camps during, including 450 Danish Jews from Theresienstadt released on 14 April 1945. ...
Russian Revolution... the Paris newspaper Le Matin. In 1905, he was present at, and covered, the
Genpei War... he Chrysanthemum throne, thus forcing Emperor Chūkyō to abdicate. After the, he, the grandson of the late Emperor Takakura, who was also a nephew of ...
World War II... en he left the United States with American troops bound for North Africa in. During the war, he initially flew a Bloch MB.170 with the GR II/33 recon ...
2010 elections... by Republican candidates in the previous ten presidential elections. In the, Republicans picked up three House seats from Democrats. Of the state's 1 ...
Second World War... 2010) as a Scottish patient who had served with the Black Watch during the
election on 12 June 1952In the, the Liberals and Conservatives were decimated. Social Credit was the mai ...
Seminole Wars... e United States to the north, leading to a series of conflicts known as the(1818–1858). Over the course of the wars most Seminoles were forced to rel ...
Battle of Bunker Hill... the USA. They are named after General Joseph Warren, who was killed in thein th
Regulator movement... tween (in a nutshell) Piedmont farmers and county officers welled up in the, which had its epicenter in Hillsborough. With specie scarce, many inland ...
Battle of Edgehill... Array. The First Civil War started on 26 October 1642 with the inconclusiveand continued indecisively through 1643 and 1644, until the Battle of Nase ...
Fort Branch... t significant historical event of early Hamilton was the battle and fall of, when Union vessels and troops came upriver from Plymouth (see Plymouth, ...
American Civil War... tton industry, which relied on slavery. Newnan was largely untouched by thedue to its status as a hospital city (for Confederate troops), and as a re ...
Second World WarGerman bombing during thecaused massive damage to the docks with 380,000 tons of timber destroyed i ...
secured its independence... d to reclaim their colony, while West Timor became part of Indonesia, whichin 1949. To rebuild the economy, colonial administrators forced local chie ...
Easter Rising... ay 1916) was an Irish republican executed for his participation in the 1916
Viet Minh... o the historian David P. Chandler, the leftist Issarak groups, aided by the, occupied a sixth of Cambodia's territory by 1952; and, on the eve of the ...
World War I... ire after its creation in 1871. However, the Treaty of Versailles followingrestored West Prussia to Poland and made East Prussia an exclave of Weimar ...
English Civil War... nfluenced the foundation of republics during the Dutch Revolt (1568–1609) ,(1642–1651) , American Revolution (1775–1783) , and the French Revolution ...
Star Wars... e which his then-wife Marcia Lucas named "Parkhouse." Lucas worked on his "" script for two and a half years, writing much of it at the back of his S ...
Chadian–Libyan conflict... ent to hot-spots all around the world. Some notable operations include: thein 1969–72 (the first time that the foreign legion was sent in operations ...
Civil War... , for Jonathan Letterman, the medical director of the Army of the Potomac (). LAMC featured in every US foreign conflict during the 20th century by t ...
Battle of Mogadishu... licopter pilot Chief Warrant Officer Michael Durant and his crew during thein 1993. Both men lost their lives in doing so
Jugurthine War... iline conspiracy (De coniuratione Catilinae or Bellum Catilinae) and of the(Bellum Iugurthinum) have come down to us complete, together with fragment ...
Siege of Fort Texas... ed instability in the region. Before completion, the Mexican Army began the, during the first active campaign in the Mexican-American War, between 3– ...
World War I... h it for France on July 31, 1917. When the United States became involved in, this was the first artillery unit to be sent to France, and it fired the ...
Wars of the Roses... in 1460, his eldest son Edward IV led the Yorkists to victory in 1461. The, nevertheless, continued intermittently during his reign and those of his ...
war with the PeloponnesiansSoon,broke out. In 458 BC, the Athenians blockaded the island of Aegina, and si ...
World War I... mon techniques are munitions, bombs, projectiles, spray tanks and warheads.saw the earliest implementation of this technique. The actual first chemic ...
Battle of Bunker Hill... vember 10. On June 17, two months into the colonial siege of Boston, at the, just north of Boston, British forces are victorious, but only after suff ...
Crop diversityaids recovery when the dominant cultivar is attacked by a disease or preda ...
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Korean WarNapalm was also used during the, most notably during the defense of "Outpost Harry" in South Korea during ...
battle... d the Ottoman–Egyptian fleet at Navarino. Following a week long standoff, abegan which resulted in the destruction of the Ottoman–Egyptian fleet. Wit ...
a constitutional amendment to fund and legalize embryonic stem cell research in the state... ame the first state to ban same-sex marriage. In 2006, Missourians voted on—it failed in Ripley County with 57.39 percent voting against the measure. ...
War of 1812After the, it became difficult to obtain salt from abroad and commercial salt produ ...
Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa... he four Christian princes of Castile, Aragón, Navarre, and Portugal, at thein the Sierra Morena. The battle broke the Almohad advance, but the Christ ...
British ArmyThe Second Boer War was a watershed for thein particular and for the British Empire as a whole. It was here that the ...
World War IThe province's Armenian population was devastated duringby Ottoman troops in the opening phases of the Armenian Genocide. The regi ...
Roman conquest... y dropped. That island was first invaded by Julius Caesar in 55 BC, and theof the island began in AD 43, leading to the establishment of the Roman pr ...
Second Battle of El Alamein... iment and went with the 8th Army to Northern Africa. There he served at the. During September 1943 he commanded the 12th Anti-Aircraft Brigade during ...
World War I... nd psychiatrist, best known for his work with shell-shocked soldiers during. Rivers's most famous patient was the poet Siegfried Sassoon. He is also ...
Nauruan Tribal War... alcoholic palm wine and firearms. The firearms were used during the 10-yearthat began in 1878, and by 1888 had resulted in a reduction of the populat ...
Jōkyū IncidentIn 1221, because of the, an unsuccessful attempt by Emperor Go-Toba to seize real power, the Kama ...
Battle of Legnano... y from the Holy Roman Empire, defeating Emperor Frederick Barbarossa at thein 1176. In the south, the Normans occupied the Lombard and Byzantine poss ...
British expedition of 1867 – 1868... ing coast passed, nominally, to Egypt in 1866. Zula was the place where theagainst Tewodros disembarked, Annesley Bay affording safe and ample anchor ...
World War II... NFL players had been drafted into the United States Armed Forces because of. This shortage of players could have been eradicated if African Americans ...
Battle of the Nile... rtefacts dominated the antiquities displays. After the defeat of the in the, in 1801, the British Museum acquired more Egyptian sculpture and in 1802 ...
World War IDuringapproximately 3,000 island men served in the British Expeditionary Force. ...
Battle of Gettysburg... th Infantry Regiment in the Confederate States Army. On a single day at the, during the assault known as Pickett's Charge, 13 of the 14 commanding of ...
Battle of the Wabash... t. Clair, governor of the Northwest Territory. The engagement, known as theor as St. Clair's Defeat, was the crowning achievement of Blue Jacket's mi ...
Israeli occupation of the south... reign aid to help it rebuild from both the long civil war (1975–89) and the(1978–2000). In addition, the delicate social balance and the near- dissol ...
Wars of the RosesEncountering both insufficient endowment and trouble from the(for their charter was from the deposed Lancastrian), the College seems on ...
Mau Mau Uprising... eader Dedan Kimathi on 21 October 1956 signalled the ultimate defeat of the, and essentially ended the British military campaign. The conflict arguab ...
Spanish Civil War... st wave of colonial French subjects from Africa and Asia. By the end of the, some half-million Spanish Republican refugees had crosse
Cold War... drew in 1995, as part of the wave of base closures following the end of the
1948 war... aeli officials met for direct public discussions since the aftermath of the
Easter RisingWhen theoccurred on 24 April 1916, Connolly was Commandant of the Dublin Brigade. ...
World War II... ly left entertainment. He enlisted in the United States Navy Reserve during, served as a lieutenant commander, and never returned to film, preferring ...
American Revolution... own was used as the home of the North Carolina state legislature during the. Hillsborough served as a military base for British General Charles Cornw ...
Silesian Uprisings... s fought for independence: Great Poland Uprising in Provinz Posen and threein Upper Silesia
Pickett's Charge... y. On a single day at the Battle of Gettysburg, during the assault known as, 13 of the 14 commanding officers died. Only 81 soldiers out of a unit of ...
Thirty Years' WarThebroke out in 1618. The French Court was initially unsure which side to sup ...
the election... ntage, and his coalition of the Liberal and Country parties was returned inwith a seven-seat majority. After the election, Evatt attempted to purge t ...
World War I... ssioning, which occurred one month before the Armistice with Germany endingtook effect, R-19 remained on the West Coast of the United States for nine ...
Black War... attacks against British soldiers in Tasmania during the period known as the, was a Plangermaireener (one of the 3 bands) elder, and in 1835 became th ...
War of 1812... f Col. John By as part of fortifications and defences constructed after the. Originally named Bytown, Ottawa did not become the Canadian capital unti ...
9/11... hter dealing with alcoholism, family dysfunction, and other issues in post-New York City. He received Emmy nominations in 2006 and 2007 for Outstandi ...
legislative election... r their resignations (especially Dayan's) intensified. In the December 1973, Meir's Alignment party lost five Knesset seats
Korean War... h national tension and weariness after two years of bloody stalemate in the, the Communist Revolution in China, the 1949 Soviet acquisition of nuclea ...
Eighty Years' War... . Despite these defences, Doetinchem was besieged many times and during the(1568–1648) was besieged and conquered twice. However, eventually the wall ...
Fox Wars... w France and other Native American tribes, particularly after the so-calledended in the 1730s. By the time of the Black Hawk War, the population of t ...
Battle of NassauIn 1776 theresulted in a brief occupation by the Americans during the American War of ...
2010 federal election... s elected to the Australian House of Representatives seat of Denison at the. Wilkie was one of four crossbenchers who supported the Gillard Labor gov ...
Visa requirements for Belgian citizens... Jan-Baptist - Vesalius, Andreas - Veurne - Vieille Montagne - Vink, Karel -- Vlaams Belang - Vlaams Blok - Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie - Vlaamse Vo ...
Second World War... erland League, and was part of the Norwegian resistance movement during the. Since the end of the war, he had worked as an independent right-wing pol ...
Battle of the Utus... The Roman army under the Gothic magister militum Arnegisclus met him in theand was defeated, though not without inflicting heavy losses. The Huns wer ...
War of the RingBy the time of theBree was the westernmost settlement of men in Middle-earth, and there was ...
Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus... sts and systems are in Alexander Pope's Peri Bathos and John Gay and Pope's. Also in 1713, Arbuthnot was made a physician of Chelsea Hospital, which ...
Jameson Raid... owledged British authorisation, in December of that year – in the ill-fated. After the failed raid, there were rumours that Germany offered protectio ...
Google Maps... and services including Google News, Google Suggest, Google Product Search,, Google Co-op, Google Earth, Google Docs, Picasa, Panoramio, YouTube, Goo ...
Wars of the RosesMuch of the latter half of the 15th century was occupied by thebetween the claimants to the throne, the houses of Lancaster and York. The ...
World War IIWhenwas imminent he returned from excavating a site in Normandy during August ...
Operation Overlord... h Quartermaster Service Company billeted in Chelston and Cockington. Duringmore than 23,000 men of the American 4th Infantry Division departed Torqua ...
World War II... pitated by the use of jellied gasoline mixtures by the Allied forces during. The latex that had been used in these early forms of incendiary devices ...
American Civil Liberties UnionThegave him an 84 percent lifetime score as of 2009
American Revolution... rt soldiers to North America to help defeat the colonial militia during the. Mather offered to return the ageing Lord Sandwich to military service, b ...
Google Earth... gle News, Google Suggest, Google Product Search, Google Maps, Google Co-op,, Google Docs, Picasa, Panoramio, YouTube, Google Translate, Google Blog S ...
Glorious Revolution... terwards King William III) landed in Brixham on 5 November 1688, during the, and issued his famous declaration "The Liberties of England and The Prot ...
Battle of Wavre... d under the command of Lieutenant-General Baron Johann von Thielmann at the. Moreover, Soult's letter ordering Grouchy to move quickly to join Napole ...
9/11... opean tour of 2001 was canceled, largely due to security concerns after theterrorist attacks, and the band flew back to the US to tour again with Aer ...
World War II... ple of reconnaissance-pull was documented during the Tinian landings during. The United States Marine Corps's Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion, fr ...
World War II... he Great Depression in the 1930s and continued to exist for some time afterin industries such as coal mining and oil production. Cartels also played ...
War of 1812Tensions mounted again after 1805, erupting into the, when the Americans declared war on Britain. The Americans were angered b ...
Vietnam WarDuring the, Nightingale inspired many U.S. Army nurses, sparking a renewal of intere ...
National Rifle Association... Violence gave Kennedy a lifetime rating of 100 percent through 2002, whilegave Kennedy a lifetime grade of 'F' (failing) as of 2006
Gallic Wars... g. Among the best-known Roman works are Julius Caesar's commentaries on theand the Roman Civil war - written about 50 BC
War of the Polish Succession... s and occupations, Lorraine was finally ceded to France at the close of the(1737). In 1766 the duchy was inherited by the French crown and became the ...
battle... ant arrived on Solferino on the evening of June 24, 1859, on the same day abetween the two sides had occurred nearby. Thirty-eight thousand wounded, ...
War of the Spanish SuccessionDuring theAlberoni laid the foundation of his political success by the services he r ...
The Second World War... eet of the Soviet Union and served as People's Commissar of the Navy during
Cambodian Civil War... Khmer Rouge forces launched a national insurgency across Cambodia (see also). Though North Vietnam had not been informed of the decision, its forces ...
American Civil WarTheperiod was a time of turmoil in Texas County. The populace was predominant ...
Battle of Cannae (1018)... s, against the Byzantine governorate, though it was firmly repressed at the, offered their Norman adventurer allies a first foothold in the region. I ...
War of Devolution... antee company - War Crimes Law (Belgium) - War of the Austrian Succession -- War of the Reunions - War of the Spanish Succession - War of the Success ...
Napoleonic Wars... easide resort, initially frequented by members of the Royal Navy during thewhile the Royal Navy anchored in Torbay and later, as the town's fame spre ...
Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace... 0, women have been engaged in rebuilding war-torn Africa. Starting with theand Women in Peacebuilding Network (WIPNET), the peace movement has grown ...
Walloon Jacquerie of 1886... ie Libre - Walloon Brabant - Walloon Export and Foreign Investment Agency -- Walloon language - Walloon Parliament - Walloons - Walloon SME finance a ...
LignyThe French invaded Belgium, defeated the Prussians at, and fought an indecisive battle with Wellington at the Battle of Quatre ...
Peninsula CampaignIn 1862, the Union Army of the Potomac began itsagainst Richmond, Virginia, and Stuart's cavalry brigade assisted Gen. Jos ...
World War II... f the company produced very famous models such as the RT 125 pre- and post-, and after the war it still made 175, 250 and 350 models. As reparations ...
Battle of Trafalgar... fatally wounded Lord Nelson" proved himself to be a model of heroism in the. In the course of his duties, the seventeen-year-old midshipman's foot wa ...
Battle of Tannenberg... directed towards the Western Front according to the Schlieffen Plan. In thein 1914 and the Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes in 1915, however, the ...
War of the Reunions... Crimes Law (Belgium) - War of the Austrian Succession - War of Devolution -- War of the Spanish Succession - War of the Succession of Flanders and Ha ...
War of the Spanish Succession... War of the Austrian Succession - War of Devolution - War of the Reunions -- War of the Succession of Flanders and Hainault - Waregem - Warocqué, Rao ...
Belgian regional elections, 2004... l and municipal elections, 2000 - Belgian Red Cattle - Belgian Resistance -- Belgian revolution - Belgian Royal Escort - Belgian Rugby Federation - B ...
Deir Yassin massacreThewas carried out in a village west of Jerusalem that had signed a non-belli ...
War of 1812During this war and the, the city's location made it a probable target of attacks. This led to th ...
Second Boer War... rike against the nearby British colonies in 1899, a strike which became the
1973 parliamentary election... be an unacceptable high level of taxes, subsidies, and foreign aid. In the, the party won 5 percent of the vote and gained four seats in the Norwegi ...
Battle of Falkirk... tion of chancing all on the outcome of a day, as had William Wallace at the. Almost to the last minute, he was prepared to withdraw. The Chronicle of ...
Battle of Grunwald... odno from 1376 to 1392, and he stayed there during his preparations for the(1410). Since 1413, Grodno had been the administrative center of a powiat ...
2009... the first time, a position it also held following the elections in 2005 and. The other parties in parliament have historically refused any formal gov ...
Tokyo raid... is, and Jimmy Doolittle. Doolittle, awarded the Medal of Honor for his 1942, was the first military customer at the field on 9 October 1927. The comb ...
World War IIn bothand World War II, Bermudians served in the British armed forces. Among the ...
War of the Spanish Succession... p with the Marlboroughs; the Duke of Marlborough had fought with him in the, and John and Sarah made frequent visits to the Hanoverian court during t ...
American Revolutionary War... been captured and adopted by Shawnees in the 1770s, around the time of the. This story, popularized in historical novels written by Allan W. Eckert ...
Civil War... to U.S. Army First Sergeant George Washington Roosevelt (for action in the) to an FBI agent. Edward Fedora pleaded guilty and was sentenced to priso ...
Bidassoa... into a fighting retreat into France, punctuated by battles at the Pyrenees,and Nivelle. Wellington invaded southern France, winning at the Nive and O ...
Operation Gothic Serpent... e in rescuing trapped American soldiers from Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993 in. Pakistani armed forces are the second largest contributors to UN peaceke ...
Second CoalitionThewas formed in 1798 by Austria, Great Britain, the Kingdom of Naples, the O ...
war... the RAF in 1944. He completed his navigator training in Canada just as theended
World War II... and vitality well into the 1980s despite having been an active hero during. His sidekick, Robin, took over thirty years in real time to graduate fro ...
World War IIdid what World War I had done, drawing more young people away from Holly S ...
American Revolutionary War... ulation was 27,088. Its county seat is Columbia. Marion County is named forguerrilla leader Francis Marion
Grandson... n Wars, in which the Swiss participated in 1476 and 1477. In the battles of, Morat and Nancy, the Swiss not only successfully resisted the attacks of ...
American Revolution... nd churches were founded in South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia before the. Some managed to keep their independence even after whites tried to exerc ...
bomb exploded... et for terrorists. After a failed attempt to bomb Canary Wharf, a large IRAat South Quay on 9 February 1996. Two people died in the explosion, forty ...
Irish Republican Brotherhood... nst the British Empire alone, if necessary. This alarmed the members of the, who had already infiltrated the Volunteers and had plans for an insurrec ...
First Anglo-Afghan War... many famous people, and survived some of the worst military disasters (the, Charge of the Light Brigade, the Siege of Cawnpore, Battle of the Little ...
World War IIWapping was devastated by German bombing inaccessed 1 April 2007 and by the post-war closure of the docks. It remaine ...
Battle of Plataea... was to continue fighting the Persian Empire after the Greek victory in theat the end of the Second Persian invasion of Greece. The League's modern n ...
English soldier... ra Mellon's desertion and her adultery with Capt. George Alfred Curphey, an, and other men. Mellon did not remarry, though in 1923, his former wife m ...
World War I... a monument to Cézanne, as well as numerous war memorials commissioned after
First Battle of Bull Run... fter early service in the Shenandoah Valley, Stuart led his regiment in the, and participated in the pursuit of the retreating Federals. He then comm ...
1922 general election... the summer of 1922, shortly after being named as a Labour candidate for the. He had agreed to run for parliament, as he said
World War II... e Island nearly continuously since, with the only interruption being during. Alumni of the cast include Andy Griffith (who played Sir Walter Raleigh) ...
1832 slave revolt... f intense and increasing public agitation against slavery. In addition, thein Jamaica convinced government ministers that abolition was essential to ...
Sino-French War... tte was built in 1891 to defend the southeastern corner of China during the. The Xiuying Fort Barbette covers about a third of an acre. Its five larg ...
Battle of Cape Matapan... the Battle of Crete, was mentioned in despatches for his service during thewhere he controlled the battleship's searchlights
American Civil War... r 1841 – September 5, 1898), Canadian-born woman who served as a man in theunder the assumed identity of "Franklin T. Thompson.
Doolittle Raid... sey and including the carriers and , just returned to Pearl Harbor from thein the central Pacific and therefore would not reach the South Pacific in ...
Cold War eraThewas ushered in at Davis-Monthan in March 1946, in the form of the 40th and ...
World War II... n of Italy). The city suffered a number of destructive bombing raids during
Battle of Alarcos... s," was earned by the defeat he inflicted on Alfonso VIII of Castile in the(1195)
Swedish general election, 2010Results of thein Grästorp
Cuban Missile Crisis... Program, were abandoned, both for political reasons (in consequence of the) and the initial operational availability of the first SSBN George Washin ...
Battle of Raphia... essful in the Fourth Syrian War against Egypt, which led to a defeat at the(217 BC), Antiochus would prove himself to be the greatest of the Seleucid ...
American Civil War... en of Greensboro and Choctaw County rushed to enlist at the outbreak of the. The first company organized was the Wig Fall Rifles, company D 15th MS i ...
Second Persian invasion of Greece... n Empire after the Greek victory in the Battle of Plataea at the end of the. The League's modern name derives from its official meeting place, the is ...
World War IThe outbreak ofwas a pivotal moment for Russia and Alexandra. The war pitted the Russian ...
Seven Years' War... p d'état and the assassination of her husband, Peter III, at the end of the. Russia was revitalized under her reign, growing larger and stronger than ...
Charge of the Light Brigade... survived some of the worst military disasters (the First Anglo-Afghan War,, the Siege of Cawnpore, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Battle of Isandlwan ...
Vietnam War... egment of society after the massive influx of refugees after the end of thein 1975. The expulsions of ethnic Chinese from Vietnam in the 1970s led to ...
American Civil WarAt the end of the, Americans were angry at British support for the Confederacy. One result ...
World War Iput what proved to be unbearable burden on Imperial Russia's government an ...
2010 city elections... e district of Santa Mesa, the most flooded area within the city. During the, Alfredo Lim won against secretary Lito Atienza. After a few months of ta ...
World War II... , and took over as director of the organization in 1937. At the outbreak of, Bernadotte worked to integrate the scouts into Sweden's defense plan, tr ...
Sino-Soviet split... ), escalation of the United States involvement in Vietnam, and the widening. It was thought that stimulating a technological revolution in the muniti ...
besieged Jerusalem... Hophra of Egypt. In 589 BCE, Nebuchadnezzar II returned to Judah and again. During this period, many Jews fled to surrounding Moab, Ammon, Edom and ...
Battle of Solferino... ist. During a business trip in 1859, he was witness to the aftermath of thein modern day Italy. He recorded his memories and experiences in the book ...
French Revolution... Communism of Karl Marx, and the modern forms of nationalism inspired by the, including, in one extreme, the German Nazi movement
English Civil WarDuring the, Merton was the only Oxford College to side with Parliament. The reason f ...
World War II... et a standard for European (and American) figure sculpture until the end of
Glorious RevolutionJames's overthrow, known as the, was one of the most important events in the long evolution of parliament ...
World War I... ildings to provide temporary quarters for the United States military during, the reinforced concrete structures remained in place until 1970. Much of ...
Battle of Hatfield Chase... tics of what is now northern England". After Edwin was killed in 633 at the, Eanfrith temporarily regained power in Bernicia, and subsequently Oswald ...
MapReduceWith Caffeine, Google moved its back-end indexing system away fromand onto BigTable, the company's distributed database platform. Caffeine i ...
coup of 18 Brumaire... 1799, and seized control of the French government on 9 November 1799 in the, replacing the Directory with the Consulate. He reorganized the French mi ...
American Civil War... ttles and events in the Texas Revolution, the Mexican American War, and the. And right across the U.S-Mexico border lies Matamoros, Tamaulipas, a cit ...
Siege of Cawnpore... ary disasters (the First Anglo-Afghan War, Charge of the Light Brigade, the, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Battle of Isandlwana), always coming out w ...
a constitutional amendment to fund and legalize embryonic stem cell research in the state... ame the first state to ban same-sex marriage. In 2006, Missourians voted on—it failed in Madison County with 57.60 percent voting against the measure ...
War of 1812... was Keokuk, who had helped defend Saukenuk against the Americans during the. Keokuk was not a chief, but as a skilled orator, he often spoke on behal ...
American Revolution... had a burgeoning family and little luck in the West Indies trade during the, sending the family into debt. The little money the family had went into ...
World War IIDuring, hundreds of young British airmen were taught to fly at Lakeland's Lodwic ...
2005... rway for the first time, a position it also held following the elections inand 2009. The other parties in parliament have historically refused any fo ...
BigTable... ine, Google moved its back-end indexing system away from MapReduce and onto, the company's distributed database platform. Caffeine is also based on C ...
World War I... The flourishing village was once again struck down by war with the start of. The young men went off to fight, and many others went away to work in wa ...
Council of Constance... of these monasteries founded between AD 520 and 700 is amazing. Before the, AD 1415, no fewer than 15,070 abbeys had been established of this order ...
Vietnam War... ts of carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide. Napalm bombs were used during the
Yom Kippur War... efence, training and advisory roles. During the Six-Day War in 1967 and thein October 1973, PAF pilots volunteered to go to the Middle East to suppor ...
nonfunctional... changing its external behavior", undertaken in order to improve some of theattributes of the software
Daimler AGOn April 7, 2010,exchanged a 3.9% share of its holdings for 3.9% from both Nissan and Renau ...
Battle of Tanagra... hens, where the Long Walls were not yet completed, winning a victory at the. All this accomplished, however, was to allow them to return home via the ...
Great Purge... l of the Soviet Union in 1935. Voroshilov played a central role in Stalin'sof the 1930s, denouncing many of his own military colleagues and subordina ...
Daimler AGOn April 7, 2010,exchanged a 3.9% share of its holdings for 3.9% from both Nissan and Renau ...
New Model Army... until cornet George Joyce took him by force to Newmarket in the name of the. At this time mutual suspicion had developed between the New Model Army a ...
War... which tells the story of a man named Oscar Yeager, a veteran of the Vietnamand F-4 Phantom pilot who assassinates mixed-raced couples
World War I... starring Anthony LaPaglia; the animated feature Mary and Max; and the 2010drama Beneath Hill 60, directed by Jeremy Sims and starring Brendan Cowell
the Nive... enees, Bidassoa and Nivelle. Wellington invaded southern France, winning atand Orthez
Roosebeke... ally when the pikemen did not have adequate armor. Many defeats, such as atand Halidon Hill, were suffered by the militia pike armies when faced by c ...
Battle of France... om its own arsenal. The weapons arrived only slowly, and by the time of theonly the Leibstandarte battalion was up to strength
Battle of Hastings... illiam of Normandy, who, it is claimed, had such a cross on his flag in the, given to him by Pope Alexander II. A red ensign with the cross in the fl ...
Bagaudae... among the Huns in 433, and the troops Attila provided against the Goths andhad helped earn him the largely honorary title of magister militum in the ...
Vietnam War... e commentaries, in particular adopting a hard-line stance in support of the. He contrasted President Lyndon B. Johnson's decisive stance in Vietnam w ...
Dunmore's WarBlue Jacket participated inand the American Revolutionary War (allied with the British), always attem ...
English Civil WarDuring the, Guernsey sided with Parliament, while Jersey remained Royalist. Guernsey ...
head on head elections... PÖ in opposition) until the next elections. On 1 October 2006 the SPÖ won aand negotiated a grand coalition with the ÖVP. This coalition started its ...
Winter War... the State Defense Committee. Voroshilov commanded Soviet troops during thefrom November 1939 to January 1940, but, due to his poor planning and over ...
First Boer War... 1880 the independence of the republic was proclaimed again, leading to the. The Pretoria Convention of 1881 gave the Boers self-rule in the Transvaa ...
laid siegeIn 1747, during the War of the Austrian Succession, the French armyto it again. At that time, Bergen op Zoom had fortifications built in the ...
Warrenpoint ambush... Parachute Regiment at Warrenpoint, County Down, in what became known as the
2009 parliamentary election... arty is Siv Jensen, who was the party's candidate for Prime Minister in the
World War II... , director Steven Spielberg cast Damon as the titular character in the 1998film Saving Private Ryan
World War II... inner London. This industry made Mitcham a target for German bombing during. During this time Mitcham also returned to its agricultural roots, with M ...
Mountain Meadows massacreA controversial issue is the extent of Young's involvement in the, which took place in Washington County in 1857. Leonard J. Arrington repo ...
Spartacist uprising... ets of Berlin made more armed attempts to establish communism, known as the. Those attempts were put down by paramilitary Freikorps units consisting ...
siege to Jerusalem... les, after invading "the land of Hatti (Syria/Palestine)" in 599 BC, he lay. Jehoiakim died in 598 BC during the siege, and was succeeded by his son ...
Korean War... second, , named for Robert M. Thompson, served during World War II and the
Russo-Japanese War... e promised role as a transit route between Europe and East Asia. During the, the military traffic to the east almost disrupted the flow of civil frei ...
World War II... beach fringe areas. In the 1950s, in part to aid in Japanese recovery from, the Forest Service set up long-term contracts with two pulp mills: the K ...
World War IIDuring, Berea was one of 131 colleges nationally that took part in the V-12 Navy ...
Yamasee... some recently arrived as refugees after the Yamasee War, such as the Yuchi,and others. In a process of ethnogenesis, they formed a new culture which ...
Battle of Fort Beauséjour... t the mouth of the St. John River (Fort Menagoueche). Immediately after the(1755), Robert Monckton sent a detachment to take Fort Menagoueche. French ...
Norway was under attack... t aggressive, to represent the fighting spirit of Norwegians. In 1940, whenfrom the German forces, King Haakon VII received the power from the parlia ...
American Civil WarDuring the, the city was captured by Union forces under the leadership of General Ga ...
Bosnian War... Mihdhar, joined a group that went to fight alongside Bosnian Muslims in the. Afterwards, Nawaf returned to Afghanistan along with his brother Salem, ...
World War IIn, the foreign legion fought in many critical battles on the Western Front, ...
World War II... hip of that name; the second, , named for Robert M. Thompson, served duringand the Korean War
War of 1812... ple (Odawa, Ojibwe, Potawatomi) began to return to the island following the. They ceded the island to the British Crown in 1836; the government set a ...
Paris itself was under siege... leon III in July 1870, turned out disastrously for France, and by September. The gap between rich and poor in the capital had widened during the prec ...
American Revolutionary WarAfter the, more settlers came to the area, mostly to trade with the Onondaga Nation ...
defeat at Waterloo... between 1792 and 1814. The Napoleonic Wars ended following Napoleon's finalon 18 June 1815 and the Second Treaty of Paris
Cold War... er Police (Bundesgrenzschutz). In the early 1990s, following the end of thethe garrison tradition of the town came to an end when the Bundeswehr's Ma ...
Second World War... l of the German state of Saxony, that took place in the final months of the. In four raids between 13 February and 15 February 1945, 1,300 heavy bomb ...
Battle of Chrysopolis... sar, but Constantine next won the Battle of the Hellespont, and finally theon 18 September 324
Emirate of Sicily... Mediterranean: the Abbasid Caliphate, the Umayyad Caliphate of Córdoba, the, and the Fatimid Caliphate (which relied on Slavs purchased at the Bari m ...
Battle of Isandlwana... of the Light Brigade, the Siege of Cawnpore, Battle of the Little Bighorn,), always coming out with more heroic laurels. The date of his last advent ...
St. John River Campaign... sought refuge from maintland Nova Scotia to the St. John River. During the(1758), the British built Fort Frederick on the remains of Fort Menagouech ...
2006 election... 1997 South Australian state election on 2.9 percent, and re-elected at theon 20.5 percent, before being elected to the Australian Senate at the 2007 ...
World War I... of the world for thousands of years, "modern" chemical warfare began during- see Poison gas in World War I
1997 parliamentary electionIn thethe party became the second largest political party in Norway for the firs ...
Gyldenløve WarConstruction of fortifications started in 1673 during theas Hammersberg Skanse (also referred to as Terningen Skanse); the bastion ...
World War IIThe company did very well duringas military demand skyrocketed; it specialized in high technology devices ...
British ArmyBy the age of 15, McTell was very anxious to leave grammar school and thelooked like a way out, so in 1959 he enlisted in the Junior Leaders Battal ...
Civil WarComfort is also known for a tragic event that took place during the. The Treue der Union Monument ("Loyalty to the Union") was dedicated in h ...
Uruguayan War... tish. A Brazilian army invaded Uruguay in December 1864 beginning the brief, which ended on 20 February 1865
Edict of Nantes... Henri, duc de Rohan in October 1622. The treaty confirmed the tenets of the: several Huguenot fortresses were to be razed, but the Huguenots retained ...
Battle of Actium... ce of Africa Nova until Augustus restored Juba II (son of Juba I) after the
the November election... th of fresh air, and attracted public interest and support in the run-up to
Battle of Liaoyang... , attempts to relieve the besieged city by land also failed, and, after thein late August, the northern Russian force that might have been able to re ...
Spanish Civil War... guages. It is also considered by many to be the best novel dealing with the
War on Terror... s served as a hub for anti-war activity during both the Vietnam War and the
World War II... submarine U-691 was a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of the German Kriegsmarine during. Her construction by Howaldtswerke of Hamburg was ordered on 2 April 1942 ...
Spanish Civil WarAt the start of the, she worked for the autonomous Government of Catalonia
Irish VolunteersConnolly stood aloof from the leadership of the. He considered them too bourgeois and unconcerned with Ireland's economic ...
War of 1812... fter Brigadier General Eleazar Wheelock Ripley, a soldier who fought in the. The original area encompassed what would later become Oregon, Howell, Sh ...
2010 general election... onstituencies date from 1997. The boundaries were slightly modified for the
prolonged revolt in 1866–1869... the Greek-speaking provinces of the Ottoman Empire. Especially in Crete, ahad raised nationalist fervour. When war broke out between Russia and the ...
World War I... ayed all across the country. Average major league attendances reached a prepeak of 5,836 in 1909, before falling back during the war. Where there wer ...
World War I... he gyrocompass at 40 Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn. Duringthe company diversified into aircraft components including bomb sights and ...
Battle of Skuodas... were restricted. Several pitched battles ensued. In 1259 the Order lost the, and in 1260 it lost the Battle of Durbe. The first defeat encouraged a r ...
People's Republic of Kampuchea... al status with the Vietnam Workers' Party. The pro-Vietnamese regime of the(PRK) implied in the 1980s that the September 1960 meeting was nothing mor ...
invade Canada... in New York Colony's northern frontier, and American forces unsuccessfully, with an attack on Montreal defeated by British forces on November 13 and ...
American Revolutionary WarThe end result of thewas the Treaty of Fort Stanwix (1784) enacted by the United States on Octo ...
World War II... was a Type VIIC U-boat built for the German Kriegsmarine for service during
Battle of Kings Mountain... rican Revolutionary War for both the Battle of Musgrove Mill (1780) and the(1780), and a local community within the secessionist North Carolina "Stat ...
Peloponnesian War... heavy-handed control of the Delian League would prompt the outbreak of the; the League was dissolved upon the war's conclusion in 404 BC
cocoa... rt of the Roman Catholic Church. In the late 19th century, world demand fortied the economy to commodity exports and led to migrations from the highl ...
Gustafsen Lake... s occupation of a farmer's field in the Cariboo region of the province. Thesiege, led by Dosanjh became the largest-scale police operation in BC hist ...
World War IDuring, military hospitals were sited in Torquay – many survivors from the Battl ...
American Revolutionary War... rn North Carolina. The county was created from Bladen County in 1786 by twoheroes and residents of the area, General John Willis and Colonel Thomas R ...
Defense of the Reich... being Hitler's favourite bomber destroyer, the Me 410 units were taken fromduties and production was phased out in favour of single-engine fighters w ...
Napoleonic Wars... Indonesian island of Java from Dutch and French military forces during theand contributed to the expansion of the British Empire. He was also an ama ...
World War I... ifically opposing the Second Boer War, but supported British involvement in
Henley Boat Races... ng races are held on the same reach, including: Henley Women's Regatta, thefor women's and lightweight teams between Oxford and Cambridge University, ...
Marines' Hymn... ommunity in 1939, the school's mascot is Smokey Bear, and the fight song is. High School Boys compete in basketball, football, track and field, cross ...
Mongol invasion... he last remnant of the Song Dynasty falling to the Yuan in 1279. Before the, Chinese dynasties reportedly had approximately 120 million inhabitants; ...
World War IAt the beginning ofhe was commissioned into the Royal Artillery (Territorial Force), at first ...
Russia and the Ottomans in 1877... olt in 1866–1869 had raised nationalist fervour. When war broke out between, Greek popular sentiment rallied to Russia's side, but Greece was too poo ...
Battle of the Milvian BridgeConstantine defeated Maxentius at theon October 28, 312. Maxentius died, and Italy came under Constantine's rul ...
Gunboat diplomacy... arly sparked a war between his nation and Brazil. Christie, who believed in, sent an ultimatum containing abusive demands arising out of two minor in ...
First Crusade... t military orders of knighthood were the Knights Hospitaller founded at theof 1099, followed by the Knights Templar (1119). At the time of their foun ...
Easter Rising... Belfast, who became his secretary and would later accompany him during the
Spanish Civil WarAfter the, several Basque families migrated to Colombia. Many of these families wer ...
1961 election... y leader. Calwell came within a handful of votes of winning the cliffhanger. He had not wanted Whitlam as deputy leader, and believed Labor would hav ...
English Civil War... n 1642, the conflict between King and Parliament reached its climax and thebegan
Battle of Durbe... sued. In 1259 the Order lost the Battle of Skuodas, and in 1260 it lost the. The first defeat encouraged a rebellion by the Semigalians, and the defe ...
Civil War... ortance as railroad junction, Goldsborough played a significant role in the, both for stationing Confederate troops and for transporting their suppli ...
Second Boer War... pposed British imperialism in general, as well as specifically opposing the, but supported British involvement in World War I
Great Heathen Army... they reverted to Thanet for their winter encampment. The following year theled by the Brothers Ivar the Boneless, Halfdan and Ubbe Ragnarsson, and al ...
Battle of Musgrove Mill... jor historic muster site during the American Revolutionary War for both the(1780) and the Battle of Kings Mountain (1780), and a local community with ...
First World War... ice force, in 1921, following the service of many of its members during the, King George V awarded the force the status of a regiment of dragoons, en ...
Seven Years' War... s burned and Hamarhus castle was destroyed by the Swedish armies during thewith Sweden. Hamar lost its city status, leaving no kjøpstad, or official ...
Battle of Culloden... t is also mentioned that a member of the Flashman family was present at the, 1746. Fraser has confirmed that Flashman died in 1915 but the circumstan ...
World War IIThe project's initial purpose was irrigation, but the onset ofcreated a high demand for electricity, mainly for aluminum production and ...
British Army... n the day Mountbatten was assassinated the IRA ambushed and killed eighteensoldiers, sixteen of them from the Parachute Regiment at Warrenpoint, Coun ...
American Civil War... , used by pioneers like Stephen Austin. Although a no-man's land during the, Ripley county was pro-South and provided four colonels for the Confedera ...
Battle of Fallen Timbers... n August 20, 1794, Blue Jacket's confederate army clashed with Wayne at the, just south of present-day Toledo, Ohio. Blue Jacket's army was defeated, ...
Yamasee War... aining indigenous people there, some recently arrived as refugees after the, such as the Yuchi, Yamasee and others. In a process of ethnogenesis, the ...
2003 invasion of Iraq... of the population, and were championed by figures such as Noam Chomsky. Theled to a significant anti-war movement in which socialists argued their ca ...
2005 general electionFollowing theon 17 September 2005, negotiations between parties culminated in Helen Cla ...
MapReduce... , big data prompted the acquisition of Aster Data in 2011 for the company’scapabilities and ability to store and analyze semi-structured data
World War II... eintopf) was a typical German food during the famines and food shortages of, as well the following years. As a result, many older Germans don't have ...
World War II... ermany and the Soviet Union by their Invasion of Poland at the beginning of. Millions of Polish citizens perished in the course of the Nazi occupatio ...
Thirty Years' WarDuring the, Royal (Habsburg) Hungary joined the Roman Catholic side, until Transylva ...
Battle of Batoche... branch Settlement. The provisional government collapsed that year after the
World War IBetween the Napoleonic Wars andthere were several grand duchies in Europe. A considerable number of grand ...
second world war... ionsstraat, which is now considered to be the centre of the town. After thea shortage of houses resulted in a rapid growth of Ermelo. In 1973 Nunspee ...
Landshut War of Succession... istrict of Abensberg to his possessions, and in 1504 became involved in thewhich broke out for the possession of Bavaria-Landshut on the death of Geo ...
Nírnaeth ArnoediadAllied forces under Maedhros regained Dorthonion shortly before the, before Morgoth took it back permanently in the aftermath of that battle
Crimean War... ir great-grandfather John Ogilvy had served as a surgeon general during theand was later posted to various British colonies
Battle of Agincourt... ed Years' War against France. As a result of Henry's victories, such as the, many high-status prisoners were held in the Tower of London until they w ...
general election in the autumn of 1806... he death of Fox in September 1806 was a blow, and was followed quickly by a. Slavery became an election issue, bringing more abolitionist MPs into th ...
Napoleonic WarsBetween theand World War I there were several grand duchies in Europe. A considerable ...
invasion of Russia in 1812... es conquered much of Europe but collapsed rapidly after France's disastrous. Napoleon's empire ultimately suffered complete military defeat resulting ...
plebiscite... nexed by Prussia in 1864 from Denmark, but was returned in 1920 following a
Battle of Rhone Crossing... he coast. In Gaul negotiations helped him to move unmolested except for thewhere a force of the Allobroges unsuccessfully tried to oppose his 38,000 ...
Japanese aggression... ists were forced to retreat in the Long March, until the Xi'an Incident andforced Chiang to confront Imperial Japan
World War IEstablished duringat historic Mulberry Island, the large base at Fort Eustis in modern times ...
World War II... date administered by Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. During, Nauru was occupied by Japanese troops, who were bypassed by the Allied a ...
American Civil War... explained out of character. During the 1990s, reenactment groups, primarilygroups, began to show interest in this style of interpretation and began u ...
Second World War... n Provost Corps, was raised for service in Europe and served throughout theas Military Police
Battle of Mardia... le of Cibalae, with Constantine being victorious. They clashed again at thein 317, and agreed to a settlement in which Constantine's sons Crispus and ...
Battle of Nanshan... he Russians back towards Port Arthur. The subsequent battles, including theon 25 May 1904, were marked by heavy Japanese losses largely from attackin ...
Wyse Fork... General Sherman's Carolinas Campaign. After the battles of Bentonville and, Sherman's forces met with the armies of Schofield, their troops taking o ...
World War II... he original negative was returned to Germany, where it was destroyed during
Beaver Wars... ry to control the fur trade with the French. As part of what was called the, the Iroquois drove the Anishinaabe people from the island by 1650. Accor ...
World War IIDuringTorquay was regarded as safer than the towns of South East England, and pl ...
Russian Civil War... Voroshilov was instrumental as a commander of the Southern Front during theand the Polish-Soviet War while with the 1st Cavalry Army. As Political Co ...
World War IIIn the 1940s, during, Hull, along with various other regions within Canada, such as the Saguen ...
War of Wrath... other lands west of the Ered Luin, Taur-nu-Fuin was mostly destroyed in theat the end of the First Age. Its highest parts survived as the island Tol ...
British Army... civilian population. Sir Ambrose, who was Guernsey-born, had served in theduring the First World War and later became Bailiff of Guernsey
Operation Iraqi Freedom... the initiation of three ongoing missions: Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF),(OIF), and Operation Noble Eagle (ONE)
Boer War... , which had annexed the republics of Transvaal and Orange Free State in the. The Boers were descendants of early Dutch colonists, to whom Wilhelmina ...
Battle of Cibalaein either 314 or 316 the two Augusti fought against one another at the, with Constantine being victorious. They clashed again at the Battle of M ...
Battle of the Hellespont... us, the commander of his bodyguard, as Caesar, but Constantine next won the, and finally the Battle of Chrysopolis on 18 September 324
Cold WarThe United States presidential election of 1952 took place in an era whentension between the United States and the Soviet Union was escalating rapi ...
Wars of Scottish Independence... nce to England, Edward I invaded. During the first ten years of the ensuing, Scotland had no monarch, until Robert the Bruce declared himself king in ...
Castle Hill rebellion... ikes, made from bayonets on poles, were used by escaped convicts during theof 1804
Thirty Years' War... onarch. Under Louis and Richelieu, the crown successfully intervened in theagainst the Habsburgs, managed to keep the French nobility in line, and re ...
Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814)... y, Alabama which was named after Lemuel P. Montgomery who was killed in the. Montgomery became the first county seat of Montgomery County shortly aft ...
English Civil War... armour popular amongst infantry. Although quilted armour survived into thein England as a poor man's cuirass, and as an item to be worn beneath the ...
War of the Spanish Succession... mself King of Spain—both were members of the House of Habsburg. The ensuing, which pitted France's candidate, Philippe, Duke of Anjou, Louis XIV of F ...
84th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants)... ne 30, 1777 under the command of Captain Hawker, four British ship with thearrived on the scene under the command of Major Gilfred Studholme. When th ...
Eighty Years' War... river) occurred. It was led by Prince of Orange Frederick Henry, during the(1568–1648) with Spain. An earlier siege by his brother Prince Maurits too ...
Hundred Years' War... he Tower. The reign of Henry V (1413–1422) renewed England's fortune in theagainst France. As a result of Henry's victories, such as the Battle of Ag ...
Cold War... eagan-Gorbachev summit in Reykjavík, which set the stage for the end of the
up for Senate re-election in 1976... aign, the convention, or the general election campaign. Kennedy himself was; he defeated a primary challenger angry at his support for school busing ...
World War II... , Europe's third largest war cemetery for unidentified soldiers who died in. 8,301 soldiers are buried there under long rows of white crosses and sta ...
World War IIThe Bailiwick of Guernsey was occupied by German troops in. Before the occupation, many Guernsey children were evacuated to England ...
French RevolutionGironde is one of the original 83 departments created during theon 4 March 1790. It was created from parts of the former provinces of Guye ...
British Army... rs qualified as "Scouts" (reconnaissance specialists) when he served in the. The classical description of this shape in Scouting literature connects ...
Turkish War of Independence... ustafa Kemal Atatürk rejected the terms of the treaty and instead waged the. However the idea of ceding Van to the Armenians was flouted, and Ismet I ...
American Revolutionary War... The Provisions State" because of the material aid the state rendered to theeffort. Connecticut is also known as "The Land of Steady Habits"
Viet Minh... eir ideological development. Meeting with Khmers who were fighting with the(and whom they subsequently judged to be too subservient to the Vietnamese ...
World War IIAftera new government was founded. With the inception of this new government, m ...
Russo-Japanese WarThe tsarevich Alexei was born during the height of theon 12 August 1904. He was the Heir Apparent to the throne of Russia, and A ...
War on Terror... Poland, where foreign suspects may have been tortured in the context of the. The alleged constitutional and international law trespasses took place w ...
World War I... e first British soldier and the first soldier of the Commonwealth killed inwas born in Church End Finchley, and lived at 52 Lodge Lane, North Finchle ...
Spanish Civil War... socialist feminist organization in the U.S. and is still active. During the, Dolores Ibárruri (La Pasionaria) led the Communist Party of Spain. Altho ...
Secret Wars... , a concept deployed previously in Marvel's Contest of Champions (1983) and(1984). Since 1985, superhero publishers such as DC and Marvel have had fr ...
American RevolutionThebegins this year, with the first military engagement being the April 19 Ba ...
World War II... net") was a German heavy fighter and Schnellbomber used by Luftwaffe during. Though essentially a straightforward modification of the Me 210, it was ...
Battle of Jutland... -ton armoured cruiser, which went down in a heavy storm four days after thewith only 12 surviving from its 655 crew, lies in 70 metres of water 1.5 m ...
Siege of HulstIn 1645, the(to control the left bank of the Schelde river) occurred. It was led by Pr ...
fines... e confinement, and electronic monitoring, but also financial sanctions like, forfeiture, and restitution; these are sometimes applied in combination
Cold War... cast an interview with Nixon's longstanding nemesis Alger Hiss, a convictedperjurer. Howard K. Smith: News and Comment aired in the 10:30 Eastern slo ...
Boston Tea Party... ny boycotted the tea and in Boston, dumped the tea in the harbor during thein 1773. Tensions escalated in 1774 as Parliament passed the laws known as ...
2007 federal election... ction on 20.5 percent, before being elected to the Australian Senate at theon 14.8 percent. Independent candidate Andrew Wilkie, an anti-pokies campa ...
English Civil War... head" was the nickname given to the supporters of the Parliament during the. Also known as Parliamentarians, they fought against King Charles I and h ...
Pequot War... and sold into slavery in the 17th century, notably in the aftermaths of the, and King Philip's War, but some are have believed to come from as far aw ...
Philadelphia campaignDuring theof the American Revolutionary War, George Washington and the Continental A ...
World War II... ied when Scott was six. He studied accounting and served in the Navy during. With Bill Maynard he appeared at Butlin's Holiday Camp in Skegness and p ...
Warsaw Uprising... factories. Cycle rickshaws became popular in Warsaw and by the start of thewere a common sight on the city's streets
Battle of LechfeldAfter the defeat of the Hungarians by Emperor Otto the Great in the(955), new marches were established in what is today Austria. The one know ...
civil war in El Salvador... en severely critical under Carter. He immediately focused on the escalating, and particularly preventing Nicaraguan and Cuban support for guerrillas ...
Progress for America... organization contributed a total of $4 million to a conservative 527 group,
World War I... ponse to the increased need for scientific and technical services caused by. On June 1, 1917, the council convened a meeting of scientific representa ...
American Revolutionary War... ent spelling as St. Clair. The name is sometimes attributed as honoring theGeneral and Governor of the Northwest Territory Arthur St. Clair, but the ...
Seleucid–Parthian warsThe Seleucid empire had been disintegrating in the face of theand in 129 BCE Antiochus VII Sidetes was killed in Media by the forces of ...
World War II... e deported to or put in camps in other parts of Russia during the course of
2009 Gubernatorial Election... ong the township's 34,749 registered voters, for a turnout of 73.3%. In the, Republican Chris Christie received 66.8% of the vote (11,564 cast), ahea ...
Mukden Incident... ded his influence to Northern China around Beijing and Hebei. Following theof 1931, when the Japanese invaded and took full and direct control over M ...
attacks on September 11, 2001... on nationwide television that he should have canceled the event. After the, the NCAA ordered all football games scheduled for the weekend after the ...
World War II... ists" by the FBI, denied promotion during service in the US military during, and pursued by Congressional committees during the Red Scare
American Revolutionary WarDuring the Philadelphia campaign of the, George Washington and the Continental Army were encamped here after thei ...
Port Royal, Nova Scotia... England volunteers and two hundred of Oliver Cromwell's soldiers to capture. Prior to the battle, Sedgewick captured and plundered La Tour's fort on ...
Battle of Eutaw Springs... The city is the county seat of Greene County and was named in honor of the, the last engagement of the American Revolutionary War in the Carolinas. ...
Battle of Salamis... destroy the Allied navy once and for all, suffered a decisive defeat at the. The following year, 479 BC, the Allies assembled the largest Greek army ...
Spanish–American WarPuerto Rico was ceded to the United States by Spain at the end of theby the Treaty of Paris of 1898. The Foraker Act of 1900 provided for an or ...
WWII... "Conditions of Learning". Gagné pioneered the science of instruction duringwhen he worked with the air force training pilots. He went on to develop a ...
Battle of Salamis... its height was a significant sea power, defeating the Persian fleet at the— but the water was salty and not very good for drinking
Spanish Civil War... escape from the Republican zone through the mountains of Andorra during the.* In the 1997 novel The Genesis Code by John Case, the leader of Opus Dei ...
Saint Patrick's Day... IFA World Cup in Japan. Alternating sections of the tower were lit green onin 2007 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Japanese-Irish relations. O ...
1948 Arab–Israeli War... tories (formerly part of the British Mandate of Palestine) as result of theand the 1967 Six-Day war
Goncourts... garity, Gustave Flaubert found within it "neither truth nor greatness", thelambasted its artificiality, and Baudelaire – despite giving favorable rev ...
2003 invasion of Iraq... ording to contemporary polls, the majority of Canadians were opposed to the. Many Canadians, and the former Liberal Cabinet headed by Paul Martin (as ...
North-West RebellionRegina attained national prominence in 1885 during thewhen troops were mostly able to be transported by train on the CPR from ea ...
U.S. invasion of Afghanistan... gnificant before and during the Soviet intervention, but by the time of the, the number of aircraft available was minimal. The United States and its ...
Punic Wars... inst each other over the courses of their existences. They are called the "" because Rome's name for Carthaginians was Punici, due to their Phoenicia ...
Thirty Years' War... . Mercantilism became prominent in Central Europe and Scandinavia after the(1618–1648), with Christina of Sweden, Jacob Kettler of Courland, Christia ...
Battle of Agincourt... ater does the action almost imperceptibly expand to the full realism of the. By way of increasingly more artificial sets (based on mediaeval painting ...
Battle of Plataea... largest Greek army yet seen and defeated the Persian invasion force at the, ending the invasion and the threat to Greece
Aerial Battle of Taiwan-Okinawa... wan University) in Taiwan. Many of the Japanese forces participating in thewere based in Taiwan. Important Japanese military bases and industrial cen ...
World War IIBaseball boomed after. 1945 saw a new attendance record and the following year average crowds l ...
Battle of CeutaIn 1415, during the, the city was captured by the Portuguese during the reign of John I of Po ...
Vietnam War... explosives, and mechanical land clearing and burning operations during the
French Revolution... e original 83 departments of France, created on February 9, 1790 during the. It was made of territories that had been part of the province of Lorrain ...
Vietnam War... ar II veteran, noted that in every 20th-century war from World War I to the, a Democrat had been President. Dole then pointed out that the number of ...
Crimean War... itish general who was actually a blundering fool, but whose mistakes in thealways ended in success
September 11 attacks... as "It's a good day to bury bad news"), in an email sent on the day of thein 2001. The furor caused when this email was reported in the press eventu ...
First World WarDuring thehe became Director of Propaganda for France at the Ministry of Information ...
Beer Hall Putsch... ecame a hotbed of extremism: the 1919 Bavarian Soviet Republic and the 1923involving Erich Ludendorff and Adolf Hitler took place in the same city. F ...
Vietnam People's Army... troyed by fighting a war of attrition that, theoretically, would render theunable to fight. His war strategy was marked by heavy use of artillery and ...
World War II... stablished as a site to train newly commissioned Navy and Marine pilots for. The program ran until 1946, and the land that was used for that program ...
Battle of Ipsus... as defeated by the united forces of Seleucus and Lysimachus at the decisivein 301 BC. Antigonus himself died in the battle after being struck by a ja ...
World War I... This growth led to several moves within Kansas City, and eventually, after, to the development of Unity Village, 15 miles from Kansas City. The move ...
Battle of Mallavelly... were senior to Wellesley). Much of this friction was put to rest after the, some from Seringapatam, in which Harris's army attacked a large part of ...
1997 general election... part of the parliamentary constituency of Warwick and Leamington. From theuntil the 2010 general election the constituency was represented in parlia ...
Iraq WarFour servicemen were awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in the: Army Sergeant First Class Paul Ray Smith, Army Private First Class Ross ...
World War I... of trench warfare in the 19th and 20th century. This was mainly employed inin the Gallipoli campaign and the Western Front. Trench warfare often turn ...
the war... ng of the town. They also appear to have both been partisan fighters during; and while Peppone makes public speeches about how "the reactionaries" ou ...
Missouri's gubernatorial election of 2008In, Democratic Governor Governor Jay Nixon solidly defeated Republican U.S. ...
East African Campaign... the Italian army in Ethiopia was defeated by the British forces during the, Emperor Haile Selassie returned to Addis Ababa on 5 May 1941—five years ...
World War II... an, an MI5 agent and Oxford academic who ran the double cross system during; Alfred Whiting, the golf professional at Royal St George's Golf Club, Sa ...
Libyan–Egyptian War... pt's tensions with its Arab neighbors culminated in 1977 in the short-lived
World War II... lower Donut Corporation is the first company to use that spelling, prior to
American Revolution... r empires and controls over smuggling) were a major irritant leading to the
Seminole Wars... d oranges was established by Jewish immigrant Moses Elias Levy. By 1838 thehad begun and the United States government established Fort Butler to defe ...
Battle of Assaye... September, Wellesley led his forces over a ford in the river Kaitna and thecommenced. After crossing the ford the infantry was reorganised into sever ...
The Brady Bunch... style family sitcom saw its last breath at the start of the new decade withand The Partridge Family
Port Royal, Nova Scotia... 1632, Captain Andrew Forrester, commander of the then Scottish community of, crossed the Bay of Fundy with twenty-five armed men and raided Fort Sain ...
World War IIDuringmany Navy pilots and mechanics were trained and housed in Coral Gables
Gran Colombia – Peru War... ught for supremacy in the northern and southern parts of the continent. Theof the north and the Cisplatine War (between the Empire of Brazil and the ...
a constitutional amendment to fund and legalize embryonic stem cell research in the state... ame the first state to ban same-sex marriage. In 2006, Missourians voted on—it failed in Franklin County with 56.13 percent voting against the measur ...
2002 gubernatorial election... state and federal level, though it voted for Republican Bob Ehrlich in theover Democrat Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. The last time that Howard County ...
French RevolutionOrne is one of the original 83 departments created during the, on March 4, 1790. It was created from parts of the former provinces of N ...
Second Sino-Japanese WarAfter theand during the Chinese Civil War, Chiang Ching-kuo briefly served as a lia ...
Palestinian legislative elections... e station was launched on January 7, 2006, less than three weeks before the. It has shown television programs, including some children's television, ...
Lebanese Civil War... e to exploit the situation thanks to another war in the Levant in 1975: the. Beirut had long been the financial centre of the Arab world, but the out ...
World War IIThedrama Blood Oath (1990) debuted both Russell Crowe and Jason Donovan, in m ...
American Civil WarNear the city's western end, a historic C&O railroad station, as well asbattle sites near historic Lee Hall along U.S. Route 60 and several 19th c ...
Korean War... t equipment. One major reason for the success of the U.N. forces during the(1950–1953) against the Korea was the air superiority they were able to at ...
Wu Hu... with the uprising of the northern non-Han barbarians collectively known as. Invading barbarian armies almost destroyed the dynasty in the Disaster o ...
Napoleonic Wars... ernard Cornwell's Richard Sharpe, an officer in the British Army during the; an
series of offensivesThe Soviets mounted aagainst the Panjshir. Between 1980 and 1985, these offensives were conduct ...
American Civil War... regional split with northern Baptists over the issues of slavery. After the, another split occurred: most black Baptists in the South separated from ...
American Revolutionary War... rook, one of the battles in the New York and New Jersey campaign during the, occurred on April 13, 1777, and resulted in a defeat for the Continental ...
First World War... the prime minister as Premier of Canada, a custom that continued until the, around the time of Robert Borden's premiership. While contemporary sourc ...
World War II... Potsdam, Germany, which derives its fame from the Potsdam Conference of theallies Winston Churchill, Harry Truman and Joseph Stalin in 1945. The Taj ...
Korean War... and the BAR saw action with US forces in World War I, World War II and the, with the 1911 going on to serve as the U.S.'s standard military side arm ...
Spanish Civil War1. Spanish-born emigrants (mainly exiles from theand economic migrants) and their children are eligible to recover their de ...
2005 parliamentary electionStoltenberg's second cabinet has governed Norway since 17 October 2005. Thesaw a vast improvement for Labour, and the party gained a majority in parl ...
British Army... residents also include Bernard Cornwell's Richard Sharpe, an officer in theduring the Napoleonic Wars; an
Korean War... d miss playing time in the services, with Williams also flying later in the. During this period Stan Musial led the St. Louis Cardinals to the 1942, ...
2011 presidential election... quently supported moderate conservative candidates until the run-off to thein which he supported the left-wing Ollanta Humala rather than his right-w ...
World War II... Yamashita which started the Battle for the Liberation of Baguio City during
2010 general election... ituency of Warwick and Leamington. From the 1997 general election until thethe constituency was represented in parliament by James Plaskitt (Labour). ...
French RevolutionPuy-de-Dôme is one of the original 83 departments created during theon March 4, 1790. It was created from the former province of Auvergne. Ori ...
Anglo-Cherokee War... ined recognition for his courageous, calm and steady temperament during thebetween 1760 and 1761. He resigned from public offices in 1770, to focus o ...
July Revolution... in the 4th Hussars two years later. The role played by his regiment in theof 1830 was regarded as insubordination, and Fialin was dismissed from the ...
Operation Anaconda... n September 11, 2001. Canadian forces joined the multinational coalition inin January 2002. On April 18, 2002, an American pilot bombed Canadian forc ...
American Revolution... to move westward. Later, their leaders allied with the colonists during thein hopes of regaining former lands, but that was never realized
Battle of Bound BrookThe, one of the battles in the New York and New Jersey campaign during the Am ...
16th Street Baptist Church bombing... public library on Sunday afternoon, September 15, 1963 (the same day as thein Birmingham), further violence ensued and two black ministers, N.Q. Reyn ...
World War II... formed part of the Allied occupation in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, after, and became a dedicated friend of Germany during that time
Aden Emergency... njuring fifty, and a state of emergency was declared, becoming known as the
French RevolutionInspired by theof 1789 and principles of the rights of men, free people of colour and sla ...
Continental System... ed the Berlin Decree on the 21 November 1806, which brought into effect the. This policy aimed to eliminate the threat from Britain by closing French ...
Second Anglo-Maratha War... emained at Mysore until November when he was sent to command an army in the
Kokoda Track campaign... cific islands. They were turned back at the Battle of the Coral Sea and thebefore they were finally defeated in 1945
American Revolution... evolutionary War, leading Hoppus to describe himself as "a proud Son of the." His father works for the Department of Defense, designing missiles. His ...
Revolutionary... was so renamed in 1799 when the department became the first to pay the newtaxes
Second Barons' War... Battle of Evesham in August 1265 was the second of two main battles of the. It marked the victory of Prince Edward, who led the 8,000 strong army of ...
American Civil War... ny Native Americans served in the Union and Confederate military during the. The Cherokee Nation had an internal civil war. Slavery in Oklahoma was n ...
Indian Rebellion of 1857... until the British East India Company gained ascendancy over South Asia. The, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny, was the region's major armed struggle ag ...
Franco-Dutch War... t from another. A number of wars, most notably the Anglo-Dutch Wars and thes, can be linked directly to mercantilist theories. Most wars had other ca ...
Stoltenberg's re-election in 2009... ty of standard education have been greatly debated by the public. Following, the government has put further restrictions on immigration matters due t ...
Spanish Civil WarGraves and Riding left Majorca in 1936 at the outbreak of the. In 1939, they moved to the United States and took lodging in New Hope, P ...
World War II... 11, Browning 1917/19, and the BAR saw action with US forces in World War I,and the Korean War, with the 1911 going on to serve as the U.S.'s standard ...
World War IIAfter, Campini emigrated to the US at the request of Preston Tucker (famous for ...
World War IIAfterexistentialism became a popular movement, attracting supporters and influe ...
Battle of Manassas/Bull Run... ent, led by Col. Egbert J. Jones of Huntsville, distinguished itself at the, the first major encounter of the American Civil War. The Fourth Alabama ...
journey around the world... lway during his stop at Vladivostok, after visiting Japan at the end of his. Nicholas II made notes in his diary about his anticipation of travelling ...
Battle of Evesham... year earlier, where Simon de Montfort had gained control of parliament, thein August 1265 was the second of two main battles of the Second Barons' Wa ...
Invasion of Hanover... verian Army of Observation, leading to the city's occupation as part of the. It was recaptured by Anglo-German forces led by Ferdinand of Brunswick t ...
first Jewish war... ive historical persecutions of Christians by Jews in Palestine prior to the(3) The use of the concept of imitation in 1 Thes. 2.14 is singular. (4) T ...
Warring States... er a single name. As an example, the surname Ma includes descendants of the–era bureaucrat Zhao She, descendants of his subjects in his fief of Mafu, ...
Anglo-Dutch Wars... ion's trade was to take it from another. A number of wars, most notably theand the Franco-Dutch Wars, can be linked directly to mercantilist theories ...
Gulf War... udi Arabia and Israel by MIM-104 Patriot missile batteries during the first, where the objective was to cover populated areas
American Revolutionary War... s named in honor of the Battle of Eutaw Springs, the last engagement of thein the Carolinas. It is a part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metropolitan Sta ...
American Revolutionary War# Elijah Churchill, soldier in theand recipient of the medal later known as the Purple Heart
Port Royal, Nova Scotia... ort Sainte-Marie. After this victory, La Tour went on to attack d'Aulnay at. LaTour was unsuccessful then in catching d'Aulnay and the rivalry contin ...
World War II... y", which was first used in 1882. It did not become more common until after, and was not declared the official name by Federal law until 1967. On Jun ...
Parliamentary elections... nt. The choice of President must take into account the result of the latest(i.e. the candidate supported by the victorious European political party i ...
American Revolutionary War... own and Williamsburg, where many sites of the Historic Triangle are of bothand Civil War significance. The first modern duel of ironclad warships, th ...
Cold War... at of global thermonuclear war was foremost in the minds of most during the, both the Soviet and Western governments put enormous resources into deve ...
Vietnam War... States withdrew its military forces from their previous involvement in thewhich had grown enormously unpopular. In 1979, the Soviet Union invaded Af ...
September 11 attacks... burgh, Pennsylvania. Shanksville came to international attention during thewhen United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in adjacent Stonycreek Township
Battle of the Coral Sea... the Solomon Islands and other Pacific islands. They were turned back at theand the Kokoda Track campaign before they were finally defeated in 1945
Battle of LewesFollowing thea year earlier, where Simon de Montfort had gained control of parliament, ...
Star Wars... hosted to events such as Star Wars Celebration II and III, which brought infans from around the world, including George Lucas. Also, Indianapolis hos ...
Front for the Liberation of Occupied South Yemen... nse, the security situation deteriorated with the creation of the socialist(FLOSY) which started to attack the NLF in a bid for power, as well as att ...
Port Royal, Nova Scotia... ck of furs, merchandise, and food. Forrester took his prisoners and loot to. This conflict was the last fighting, between the Scots and the French, b ...
Thirteen Years' War... Its defeat was formalised in the Second Treaty of Thorn in 1466 ending the, and leaving the former Polish region Pomerelia and under Polish control. ...
Long March... Halliday claim that Chiang Kai-shek allowed the Communists to escape on the, allegedly because he wanted his son Chiang Ching-kuo who was being held ...
American RevolutionThe struggle for religious toleration erupted and was played out during the, as the Baptists worked to disestablish the Anglican church. Beeman (1978 ...
Seven Years' War... leonic Wars were much less global in scope than preceding conflicts such aswhich historians would term a "world war"
Expanded UniverseBiggs has a larger role in theon his way to the Alliance. According to the Dark Horse comic book, Biggs ...
Iraq War... o this were the Canadian government's opposition to the Vietnam War and the, which caused some brief diplomatic tensions. Despite these issues, milit ...
New Hampshire primary... nt voters, however, Truman had only 18% while Kefauver led with 36%. In the, Kefauver upset Truman, winning 19,800 votes to Truman's 15,927 and captu ...
Irish Republican Brotherhood... spute with a new owner of the paper. The young Griffith was a member of the(IRB). He visited South Africa from 1897 to 1898, after the defeat and dea ...
Demyansk Pocket... t offensive of January 1942 had trapped a number of German divisions in thebetween February and April 1942; the 3 SS Totenkopf was one of the divisio ...
World War I... . The Colt 1911, Browning 1917/19, and the BAR saw action with US forces in, World War II and the Korean War, with the 1911 going on to serve as the ...
Fort Sumter... e Union) rejected secession as illegal. Following a Confederate attack upon, a federal fort in the Confederate state of South Carolina, the U.S. used ...
Battle of Marathon... ver, the invasion ended in 490 BC with the decisive Athenian victory at the. Between the two invasions, Darius died, and responsibility for the war p ...
World War II... elevision also began in the 1930s, it did not become widespread until after. Jack Wyrtzen and Percy Crawford switched to TV broadcasting in the Sprin ...
Battle of Manzikert... 71), faced Sultan Alp Arslan of the Seljuk Turks (reigned 1059–1072) in the. The battle ended in humiliating defeat and capture for Romanus. As a res ...
Battle of the Plains of Abraham... as not achieved until French forces in North America were vanquished at theat Quebec City, and France ceded most of her claims outside of the Caribbe ...
American Civil War... nd Louisiana. Baines was also the president of Baylor University during the. George Baines was the grandfather of Johnson's mother, Rebekah Baines Jo ...
World War IIWith the advent ofcame the temporary alignment of British and Soviet interests: in 1940, bot ...
World War IIAfter, a huge number of Germans emigrated to Australia to escape the war-torn E ...
September 11 attacks... the city in 2006, one in ten of the population. In 2001, shortly after the, teenager Ross Parker was murdered by a gang of Muslims of Pakistani orig ...
World War IIThe beginning of US involvement innecessitated depriving the game of many players who joined the armed force ...
Vietnam War... he main exceptions to this were the Canadian government's opposition to theand the Iraq War, which caused some brief diplomatic tensions. Despite the ...
September 11 attacks... in 2003 to form the United States Department of Homeland Security after the, and may be used to refer to the actions of that department, the United S ...
elections to the... ent is elected for a renewable five year term starting six months after theEuropean Parliament. These were brought into alignment via the Maastricht ...
World War II... 938 Kerr married Alison Worstead, with whom he had three children. He spentworking for an Australian intelligence organisation, the Directorate of Re ...
World War IIFollowing, nationalist movements arose across West Africa. In 1957, Ghana, under Kw ...
Chinese Civil War... er Manchuria) served as a base area for the People's Liberation Army in theagainst the Kuomintang (KMT). With Soviet encouragement, the Chinese Commu ...
Battle of Badr... ith Syria was code-named Operation Badr (Arabic for "full moon"), after the, in which Muslims under Muhammad defeated the Quraish tribe of Mecca
World War II... water became an important component of early nuclear energy programs during(1939–1945). Partly because of Nazi Germany's overreliance on heavy water, ...
World War II... lace the Bf 110 in heavy fighter role; design started before the opening of. The first examples of the Me 210 were ready in 1939, but they proved to ...
Second Hundred Years' War... to 1815 as the Great French War, or as the final phase of the Anglo-French, spanning the period 1689 to 1815
French Revolution... y was impossible, but he was fully occupied with his great chronicle of the, Geschichte der Revolutionszeit 1789–1800, for which he had made prolonge ...
March IntifadaIn March 1965, an uprising broke out, called the, against the British presence in Bahrain. The spark of the riots was the ...
World War II... oison gas versus non-lethal chemical weapons against civilians. Even before, chemical warfare was revolutionized by Nazi Germany's discovery of the n ...
Charge of the Light Brigade... Light Dragoons. The 11th, commanded by Lord Cardigan, later involved in the, had just returned from India and were not likely to be posted abroad soo ...
A Life for the Tsar... eory assiduously with Siegfried Dehn in Berlin before he composed his operaHowever, it was true for Balakirev, who "opposed academicism with tremendo ...
Operation Blue Star... -militancy operations by the Indian security forces. In one such operation,(June 1984), the Indian Army led by the Sikh General Kuldip Singh Brar for ...
World War IThe growth of the university came to a halt with. Financial and economic problems in Germany in the aftermath of the war r ...
World War II... ield served as a Cadet Pilot Training Center until the country's entry into. Detrick Field was formally leased from the City of Frederick in 1940 (ha ...
War of 1812... journals provided a meticulous account of most of the route. Because of theand the lack of U.S. fur trading posts in the Oregon Country, most of the ...
Raid on Deerfield... adien attacks against New England were the Siege of Pemaquid (1696) and the(1704)
Golden Cavalry of St George... would remain at war with France. These bribes are colloquially known as the. The British Army provided long-term support to the Spanish rebellion in ...
Spanish American wars of independence... ies won their independence in the first quarter of the 19th century, in the. Simón Bolívar (Greater Colombia, Peru, Bolivia), José de San Martín (Uni ...
American Revolutionary War... named Queen's Bridge in 1767. Later, it became a covered bridge. During thethe bridge was used repeatedly by both sides including during the Battle o ...
World War I... onflicts", intending the removal of Poles and Jews from the projected post–"Polish Border Strip" and its resettlement with Germans
Warsaw Uprising... in the occupied Poland and a major political event of World War II was theof 1944. The uprising, in which most of the Warsaw population participated ...
Lapland War... d War, Finland signed the Moscow Armistice and found itself involved in thewith its former German ally. Retreating German forces utilized scorched ea ...
American Civil War... er on the battlefield and, in part, explains the high casualty rates of the. The next breakthrough was the conversion of artillery parks from the muz ...
Peninsular War... The British Army provided long-term support to the Spanish rebellion in theof 1808–1814, assisted by Spanish guerilla ('little war') tactics. Anglo-P ...
Siege of Syracuse... was still able to prevail on the battlefield and thus lift some sieges. Thefrom 214 BC onwards was marked by Archimedes' ingenuity in inventing war m ...
World War IIWith the end ofand the timely return of Hank Greenberg and others from the military, the ...
Battle of South Mountain... te US 40, and west of Burkittsville, lie the sites of three episodes in the: the battles of Crampton's (September 14, 1862), Fox's, and Turner's gaps ...
Google Maps... ations, such as driving directions on web mapping websites like Mapquest or. For this application fast specialized algorithms are available.
World War II... one of the "Men Of The Year". Dole's study of law at KU was interrupted by. After the war, he returned to being a law student. Dole attended the Uni ...
Siege of Madrid... ny were veterans of World War I. Their early engagements in 1936 during theamply demonstrated their military and propaganda value
World War I... the few European members of the Second International who opposed, outright,. This put him at odds with most of the socialist leaders of Europe. He wa ...
World War I... n. The Baltic states and Poland gained their independence from Russia after, thus enabling a relatively free Church life in those former Russian coun ...
War of 1812... neral Edmund P. Gaines, an acquaintance of his noted for his service in the, the Seminole Wars and the Black Hawk War. Twenty-one votes were polled i ...
Cold War... the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. With nuclear proliferation and the, people began to wonder what would become of the world now that humanity ...
World War I... ated a US Coast Guard station on the island during the latter stages of the, and US Navy vessels had also used the island, which was a hub for trans- ...
2006 Puerto Rico budget crisis... ranch of the government was partially shutdown, the events now known as the. Thirty-three (33) agencies were closed and 95,762 employees were sent ho ...
Battle of Hampton Roads... and Civil War significance. The first modern duel of ironclad warships, the, took place not far off Newport News Point in 1862. *Milton, Keith. "Duel ...
in 2009... It also for the first time got represented in the Sami Parliament of Norway, with three representatives. This made it the fourth largest party in the ...
recent county elections in 2009... l divisions, with all county councillors elected every four years. The mostsaw the election of 6 Green Party, 3 Liberal Democrat, 2 Labour Party and ...
King William's War... ish Conquest of Acadia in 1710, these militias fought the New Englanders inand Queen Anne's War. After the conquest, in the New England colonies and ...
civil conflict... ections. The fundamentalist response has resulted in a continuous low-gradewith the secular state apparatus, which nonetheless has allowed elections ...
party's platform... gn policy driven by a nationalist agenda, and strong national defense.. Theis generally considered in the Indian political spectrum
Seminole Wars... aines, an acquaintance of his noted for his service in the War of 1812, theand the Black Hawk War. Twenty-one votes were polled in the organization m ...
American Civil War... still in operation in the state and features call boxes built prior to the. Andrew Johnson, later president of the United States, was an apprentice ...
sacking of RomeMost likely, the menorah was looted by the Vandals in thein 455 CE, and taken to their capital, Carthage. The Byzantine army under ...
Western Design... experience as a sailor, Morgan sailed to the Caribbean to take part in the, Cromwell's plan to invade Hispaniola. His first battle at Santo Domingo ...
World War II... sserschmitt Me 210 was a German heavy fighter and ground-attack aircraft of. The Me 210 was designed to replace the Bf 110 in heavy fighter role; des ...
Brown v. Board of Education... nded clearing the beach of all persons, white and black. The 1954 decision,, had, in theory at least, integrated all public facilities. Actual integr ...
Chinese Civil War... Chinese Communists used Manchuria as a staging ground until the end of thein 1949. Many Manchukuo army and Japanese Kantogun personnel served with t ...
English Civil War... while a film set in Bray, County Wicklow, in Ireland, covers Charles I, the, the Commonwealth of England, The Protectorate, and restoration of Charle ...
Russo-Swedish War (1495–1497)... r opposite the fortress of Narva held by the Livonian Confederation. In theIvan III unsuccessfully attempted to conquer Viborg from Sweden but this a ...
Coup d'état... is life. However, he decided to live in exile as a result of Napoleon III'sat the end of 1851
2005 general election... , including as its MP, Anthony Eden a former British prime minister. At the, James Plaskitt had a majority of just 266 votes, making it a marginal se ...
World War II... tary aviation was extensively used, and particularly the bombers during the, which marked the most frantic period of weapons development in history. ...
Vietnam WarIn the United States, during the, conservative students would sometimes attack student radicals or "hippie ...
Spanish Civil War... panish republican government in a military uprising that was to lead to the. The troops were transported to mainland Spain in an airlift using transp ...
American Revolution... tgomery is the name of a fortification built on the Hudson River during the. It was one of the first major investments by the Americans in strategic ...
Battle of Borodino... Gagarin (London, England, 12 July 1784 – 25 July 1842) who took part in the(7 September 1812) against Napoleon, and later served as Ambassador in Tur ...
Black Hawk War... of his noted for his service in the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars and the. Twenty-one votes were polled in the organization meeting at Ephraim Flet ...
2011 local elections... ive Party together. The Progress Party however saw a strong setback for the. The 2011 Norway attacks was pointed out by political scientists as the m ...
6 May 2010The Barking and Dagenham Council election on; all 51 councillors elected were from the Labour Party
European elections... ority for a nominee for the post of President, taking account of the latest. This proposal is then put before Parliament which must approve or veto t ...
Queen Anne's War... in 1710, these militias fought the New Englanders in King William's War and. After the conquest, in the New England colonies and Nova Scotia, the Roy ...
War of 1812... tential confiscation by the British navy of their forts and supplies in the, sold to the North West Company in 1812 their forts, supplies and furs on ...
Chinese Civil WarAfter the Second Sino-Japanese War and during the, Chiang Ching-kuo briefly served as a liaison administrator in Shanghai, ...
World War IDuringthe need to break the deadlock of the trenches saw the rapid development o ...
Battle of Ipsus... 500 war-elephants, a military asset which would play a decisive role at thein 301 BC. In addition to this treaty, Seleucus dispatched an ambassador, ...
Second Battle of El Alamein... aini provided two divisions to join the war in North Africa just before the: the First Cavalry, led by General Benjamin Segal, and the Second Infantr ...
September 11 attacks... don had accumulated in her name while they were married. In the wake of theJackson was moved to compose "Free the World". She performed the song for ...
Crimean War... were abandoned, or removed from use, soon after construction. Following the, the trend was towards reducing military garrisons in colonies like Bermu ...
Peninsular War... im much about military matters that would prove vital to his success in the. These included a strong sense of discipline through drill and order, the ...
Northern Wars... due to a Russo-Ukrainian invasion in 1655 and a Swedish invasion during the. After the Third of the Partitions of Poland in 1795 Lublin was located i ...
Battle of the Philippine Sea... 44, during the last major carrier air battle of the War in the Pacific, the, the USS Alabama, operating with Task Group 58.7, provided the first conf ...
Battle of Bound Brook... onary War the bridge was used repeatedly by both sides including during thein 1777. In 1875, the wooden bridge was replaced by a steel pipe truss bri ...
Third Anglo-Afghan War... nullified existing treaties and a second phase of the Great Game began. Theof 1919 was precipitated by the assassination of the then ruler Habibullah ...
One Year War(For the list below, only video games featuring mobile suits appeared in, or related variations
Battle of Pydna... possession, off and on, until it was conquered by the Roman Republic at thein 168 BC
Battle of Mycale... Allied fleet defeated the demoralized remnants of the Persian fleet in the— on the same day as Plataea, according to tradition. This action marks th ...
Battle of Stalingrad... oventry who wanted to show their support for the Soviet Red Army during the. The city was also subsequently twinned with Dresden, as a gesture of pea ...
World War IIIn, during Operation Market Garden (September 1944), the British 1st Airborn ...
New Model Army... the war and for a time afterwards Roundhead was a term of derision — in theit was a punishable offence to call a fellow soldier a Roundhead. This con ...
English Civil War... ervening in local politics in the 16th century and just a century later thewas reputedly started by John Hampden in mid-Bucks
2003 invasion of IraqTens of thousands of Iraqis have fled conflict in their nation since the
Operation Tempest... 943, it had reached a strength of about 200,000. In the summer of 1944 whenbegun AK reached its highest membership numbers. Estimates of AK membershi ...
World War IIBy, control theory was an important part of fire-control systems, guidance s ...
War of the Spanish Succession... he Tory government of Harley and Henry St. John in their efforts to end the. The war had profited John and Sarah Churchill, and the Tory ministry sou ...
Opération LamantinHe pursued a controversial course in foreign policy. In 1977, in the, he ordered fighter jets to deploy in Mauritania and go to war against th ...
Gulf War... hthawk "stealth fighter" appeared at the airshow in 1991, shortly after the. The plane was roped off and the cockpit was concealed to hide sensitive ...
Vietnam War... a large influx of Vietnamese American shrimpers as immigrants following theas well as Cambodian and Laotian refugees and their children. Bayou la Bat ...
revolutionAfter theof 1917, the railway served as the vital line of communication for the Cze ...
Battle of Bloody Creek (1711)... e end of the war. Resistance by the Wabanaki Confederation continued in theand raids along the Maine frontier. The remainder of Acadia, present-day e ...
Cold WarAfter World War II, with the onset of the, the constant technological development of new weapons was institutionali ...
World War II... the plans were substantially altered after the devastation of Manila duringand the subsequent administrations
World War I... an Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr. for his opposition to U.S. entry into. Through Capital Newspapers, Lee also owns many other papers in southwest ...
American Civil War... exico; and service as a Union major and as a Confederate colonel during the. (Allusions in Flash For Freedom and Flashman and the Redskins indicate t ...
Daimler AG... rman automaker Daimler-Benz in 1998 to form Daimler Chrysler AG (now simplyafter Chrysler split from the automaker; Chrysler is now controlled by Ita ...
Operation Market GardenIn World War II, during(September 1944), the British 1st Airborne Division and the Polish 1st Ind ...
Revolutions of 1989... ceful anti-communist revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe known as the(Jesień Ludów). Solidarity's example was repeated in various ways by oppos ...
World War II... 42, Dole joined the United States Army's Enlisted Reserve Corps to fight in. Dole became a second lieutenant in the Army's 10th Mountain Division
World War II... Camp Vail, a housing complex for families of Fort Monmouth employees. Afterthe government planned to close the site but the established families, wit ...
World War IAsstarted, Paul Paray heeded the call to arms and joined the French Army. In ...
World War II... ny in the 1930s (and are unlikely to identify first as ethnic Germans), andprisoners of war held in Great Britain who decided to stay there. Others a ...
American Civil War... laid it passed through Nebraska where Republican sympathizers prior to thewere eager to gain statehood for Nevada before the next presidential elect ...
departure of Soviet troopsAfter thein 1989, the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan regime, then headed ...
terrorist attackOn September 11, 2001, during thes on the United States, United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in a field in St ...
special election... various initiatives. Key among his reckoning with political realities was ahe called in November 2005, in which four ballot measures he sponsored wer ...
British Army... numbers of regular infantry, artillery, and support units that composed thegarrison were steadily increased. The investment into military infrastruct ...
Battle of the Vosges... le between the forces of Revolutionary France and the Allied Coalition. See
Seminole Wars... at Seminoles planted potatoes along what is now the Barron River during the, in the vicinity of the present Everglades City
Salvadoran Civil War... ign policy of the Reagan administration, including U.S. intervention in theand U.S. support for the Contras in Nicaragua, and in opposing Reagan-supp ...
Cold War... ement was able to keep the CCF at bay. As this was during the height of the, Bennett was able to effectively use the scare tactic of the "Red Menace" ...
Winter War... ergeant Vladimir Tereshkov, was a war hero. He lost his life in the Finnishduring World War II in the Lemetti area in Finnish Karelia. Tereshkova was ...
American Revolutionary War... r trade at Sault Ste. Marie. After the rebellious colonists' victory in the, the territory changed hands again, being ceded to the new United States
World War IIG Farben was Germany's premier poison gas manufacturer during, so the weaponization of these agents can not be considered accidental. B ...
siege of Syracuse... army they fielded was no match for the arriving Roman force, leading to thefrom 214 BC onwards. During this siege the ingenuity of Archimedes' machin ...
Korean War... th his popularity plummeting, according to polls. The bloody and indecisivewas dragging into its third year, Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-Communist ...
Battle of Vertières... roops led by Donatien-Marie-Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau, at the. In late 1803, France withdrew its remaining 7,000 troops from the island ...
English Civil War... silver, and appointing royal goldsmiths and jewellers. In 1649, during the, the contents of the Jewel House were disposed of along with other royal ...
American Civil Liberties Union... perature). These are being challenged in court by organizations such as the(ACLU) and Drug Policy Alliance
War of 1812... The county is named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, a naval hero in the
Circle City ClassicTheis one of America’s top historically African-American college football gam ...
War of the Second CoalitionIn 1802, Napoleon victoriously brought to an end the, with only Great Britain remaining formally at war. Isolated, Britain rel ...
early elections... early summer of 2008 over disagreements about the country's EU policy. Theheld on September 28 resulted in extensive losses for the two ruling parti ...
Chinese Civil War... er the Nationalists lost control of mainland China to the Communists in the, Chiang Ching-kuo followed his father and the retreating Nationalist forc ...
2006 elections... ion against Democrat Phil Angelides, the California State Treasurer, in the, held on November 7, 2006. Despite a poor year nationally for the Republi ...
Swedish invasion... hmelnytsky Uprising engulfed the south and east, and was soon followed by a, which raged through core Polish lands. Warfare with the Cossacks and Rus ...
Gulf War... seen as a threat to American power. Japan was the primary financier of the, yet received major criticism in some US circles for its refusal to commi ...
Operation MO... gi in the southeastern Solomon Islands. The plan to accomplish this, called, involved several major units of Japan's Combined Fleet, including two fl ...
Voter turnout... unicameral legislature by 456,267 votes in favor, versus 88,720 against. (was 22.6% of the electorate.) However, the new government led by Luis Fort ...
English Civil War... iament. Government-controlled monopolies were common, especially before the, but were often controversial
World War IIAfter his return from Europe after the outbreak of, Robeson quickly became a national celebrity once again when he performed ...
World War IIn the run-up to, both empires were alarmed by Germany's increasing activity in the Middle ...
American Revolutionary WarDuring the, both Comte de Rochambeau & George Washington's troops camped on what is ...
Battle of NormandySome Me 410s were utilized with Junkers Ju 188s during thefor high-altitude night reconnaissance missions
Iran hostage crisis... perdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 25, 1981, five days after theended. The game was thus held under patriotic fervor, as the pregame cerem ...
English Civil War... ve character and events are placed at a slightly earlier period, during the. He successfully protects his parishioners by adopting a diplomatic appro ...
Battle of Langensalza... ssia during the Austro-Prussian war. Despite having defeated Prussia at the, the city of Hanover became a Prussian provincial capital. After the anne ...
American Revolutionary War... 1775, she briefly returned to naval service as a troop transport during theand was scuttled in a blockade of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island in 1778. ...
First World War... office, and schools. There were fewer British and German tourists after thebut more Americans. Winter tourism gave way to summer tourism and the summ ...
United Fruit Company... muel Zemurray's Cuyamel Fruit Company, Vaccaro Brothers and Company and the; all of which tended to be vertically integrated, owning their own lands ...
Star WarsRogue Squadron is a starfighter squadron in thescience fiction saga. Many of the pilots that will join Rogue Squadron are ...
World War II... As with a number of other villains in the Bond novels, there is an echo of, with Goldfinger employing members of the German Luftwaffe, some Japanese ...
Whiskey Rebellion... shington led federal and state militia to put down what is now known as the
Spanish Civil WarThereafter, until the outbreak of thein 1936, Riding and Graves lived in Deià, Majorca, where they were visited ...
World War IIAfter, a fear of technology continued to grow, catalyzed by the bombings of Hir ...
Contras... ding U.S. intervention in the Salvadoran Civil War and U.S. support for thein Nicaragua, and in opposing Reagan-supported weapons systems, including ...
Spanish Civil War... 'Duffy led a brigade of 700 Irish volunteers to fight for Franco during the, and Frank Ryan led the Connolly column who fought on the opposite side, ...
1983 general election... abour Party adopted a policy of unilateral nuclear disarmament. It lost the"in which, following the Falklands war, foreign policy was high on the age ...
World War II... owledged mutuality of strong interests, beliefs and friendship. Memories oflinger among the older members of the Australian public, as does a contemp ...
Great Railroad Strike of 1877... serable working conditions prompted railroad workers and miners to join the. Vigilantes gathered by Mayor William Douty shot into a group of strikers ...
Thirty Years' WarDuring thethe neighbouring town Medebach and Hallenberg were 1634 destroyed by Hessi ...
World War II... tion converted for the manufacture of the military equipment at the dawn of. After the war, the USSR brought an entire Opel manufacturing line from B ...
Operation Forager... Alabama again got under way as a part of Task Force 58 to participate in "", the invasion of the Marianas Islands and the recapture of Guam from Jap ...
Battle of Herdonia... d and lost all but 1,000 of their 16,000 effectives. Also in 212 BC was the, another Roman defeat when only 2,000 Romans out of force of 18,000 survi ...
First World WarDuring thethe EMI factories produced aircraft. Charles Richard Fairey was seconded t ...
North Yemen Civil War... ted Badr's royalist forces to oppose the newly formed republic starting the. Conflict continued periodically until 1967 when Egyptian troops were wit ...
Battle of Bunker Hill... residents included Asa Pollard (1735–1775), the first soldier killed at the, and Thomas Ditson (born 1741), who was tarred and feathered by the Briti ...
World War I... established themselves in town. On August 7, 1914, at the very beginning of, the invading German army executed 27 civilians and destroyed 10 homes in ...
September 11 attacks... y of Operations Plan has seen a return to relevance in the 2000s. After the, many speculated that terrorists might attempt to destroy a large part of ...
first terrorist attack on... of the additional protocols to the Geneva Conventions in 1977. He faced thea Swissair plane in Zarqa, Jordan in 1970. After retiring, he gave his opi ...
American Revolution... . He was the son of a master carpenter and timber merchant who had fled theand settled in Halifax
Yamasee War... ose allied to the British in this war. This discontent flared into the 1715that posed a major threat to South Carolina's viability. The loss of popul ...
World War IIDon Kelly enlisted in the United States Navy on June 17, 1941 just prior toand saw active duty aboard the USS Stanton and USS Palmer. He saw convoy d ...
Cold War... many other continents, became a battlefield for the superpowers during thein the late 20th century
rebellion of Ras Gugsa Welle... o redress this perceived insult to the dignity of the crown, leading to the. Gugsa Welle was the husband of the Empress and the Shum of Begemder Prov ...
Second World War... odrome, but was acquired by the Ministry of Aviation towards the end of the, and developed to become Heathrow Airport
World War IAfterSambia formed part of the East Prussian exclave of Weimar Germany. In 1945 ...
Brown v. Board of Education... ool. The case was strengthened by the United States Supreme Court ruling in(1954) 347 U.S. 483 that segregation was unconstitutional. That same year, ...
Napoleonic Wars... the island of Java was returned to control of the Netherlands following the, under the terms of the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1814, but not before he was ...
Viet Cong... e III, alleged that Westmoreland and others had deliberately underestimatedtroop strength during 1967 in order to maintain US troop morale and domest ...
Korean War... nel spent time in China, Japan, and South Korea during World War II and theand were exposed to local fighting styles. Jujutsu, judo and karate first ...
Russian Civil War... nd the bloodshed and widespread famine which occurred during the subsequent. He undertook the greatest efforts trying to help the victims of the Russ ...
American Revolutionary War... Juan del Misuri (1796–1803) was built in present-day Washington. After the, migrants from the new United States started moving West. Among them were ...
Battle of Puebla... commemorates an initial victory of Mexican forces over French forces in theon May 5, 1862
Aldermaston March... ope's largest single-issue peace campaign. Since 1959, it has organised the, which is held over the Easter weekend from the Atomic Weapons Establishm ...
Project Vote SmartFrom the late 1990s until 2008, McCain was a board member of(PVS) which was set up by Richard Kimball, his 1986 Senate opponent. PVS p ...
Vietnam WarDuring this time the United States became involved in theas part of the global Cold War. This war would later prove to be highly di ...
Thirty Years' WarHis forced conversions or evictions carried out in the midst of the, which with the later general success of the Protestants therefore had gr ...
Battle of the Plains of AbrahamOn 13 September 1759, the area was the scene of the, part of the French and Indian War, which was itself part of the Seven Ye ...
Battle of Ipsus... ng his and Lysimachus' victory over Antigonus Monophthalmus at the decisivein 301 BC, Seleucus took control over eastern Anatolia and northern Syria
War of Canudos... alf of the 19th century onward, as blacks, mestizas, and ex-soldiers of thein Rio de Janeiro came from various parts of Brazil (mainly Bahia) and set ...
First Jewish–Roman War... ecorded Jewish history, with special emphasis on the 1st century AD and the, which resulted in the Destruction of Jerusalem and its temple in 70
World War IIInthe bulk of the Norwegian Army during their years in exile in Britain cons ...
King George's War... aliseet militias fought the New Englanders during Father Rale's War. During, and Father Le Loutre's War the first British militias were established i ...
Civil War... , the mineral resources in the area of Anniston weren't exploited until the. During that time, the Confederate States of America established and oper ...
Anglo-Spanish War of 1727... of disputes between Great Britain and Spain which had spilled over into the. The Congress was largely successful and led to the signing of a peace tr ...
Spanish Armada... rs Cervantes led a nomadic existence, working as a purchasing agent for theand as a tax collector. He suffered a bankruptcy and was imprisoned at lea ...
Battle of Nedao... equence they were divided, defeated and scattered the following year in theby the Ostrogoths and the Gepids under Ardaric who had been Attila's most ...
Sack of Magdeburg... he became even more forceful leading to infamies by his armies such as the
World War IIDuring, Chevalier kept performing for audiences. In 1941, he performed a new rev ...
World War IIAfter, heavy industry saw a prolonged period of decline, drastically reducing t ...
War of 1812During the, Cunard volunteered for service in the 2nd Battalion of the Halifax Regim ...
World War II... a formed part of the East Prussian exclave of Weimar Germany. In 1945 after, Poland and the Soviet Union partitioned East Prussia between themselves. ...
American Revolutionary War... ddeus Kosciusko, the Polish patriot who helped the United States during the. The name was altered first to "Volenia" and then to "Volinia"
Cold War... neoliberal economic policies. They placed their own actions within the U.S.doctrine of "National Security" against internal subversion. Throughout th ...
Voter turnout... 057 registered Republicans, 130,214 registered Democrats, and 73,549 other.in 2010 was 55.8%, the second lowest in 28 years
Tuscarora War... action by James Moore against the Tuscaroras of North Carolina (part of thebegun in 1711), many of them fled north as refugees to join their linguist ...
World War IIThe historic context for Article 116 was the eviction, following, of an estimated 9 million ethnic Germans from other countries in Central ...
World War IAfter the outbreak of, the proximity of the border proved disastrous for Kalisz, as it was one ...
democratic election... s speech heralded the beginning of a new era for the country, and the firstwas held four years later, on 27 April 1994. Nobel Square in the Victoria ...
Canada Elections Act... arliament and issue the writs of election prior to the date mandated by the; the King-Byng Affair was the only time since Confederation that the vice ...
Vietnam War... ded towards the middle part of the decade, which involved opposition to the, opposition to nuclear weapons, the advocacy of world peace, and hostilit ...
World War II... he "National Sport". The most significant part of this immigration prior towas carried out by the Revisionist camp, largely because the Yishuv instit ...
local elections of 2003Thewere a success for the party. In 36 municipalities, the party gained more ...
New Hampshire Vice-Presidential primary... ged far behind the front-runners. He was the only candidate to file for the. Going into 1980, he was suggested as a potential running mate for Reagan ...
ceasefireIn June 2008, as part of an Egyptian-brokered, Hamas ceased rocket attacks on Israel and made some efforts to prevent a ...
Battle of the Vale of Siddim... am, and others, and defeated Sodom and the other Cities of the Plain in the
World War II... as deleted because it was feared such sentiments expressed at the height ofwould prove to be unpopular with audiences. Capra felt the film made no se ...
French Revolution... stocrat, Sir Percy Blakeney, Bart., who rescued French aristocrats from the: The Scarlet Pimpernel. She submitted her novelization of the story under ...
final bid to get rid of Tafari... palace reactionaries including some of the courtiers of the Empress, made a. The attempted coup d'état was tragic in its origins and comic in its end ...
Cherokee War... who was born in South Carolina, he had served under Grant as a major in theand remained loyal to the British Crown. Moultrie's brother William Moultr ...
Belgian general strike of 1893... general election, 2010 - Belgian General Information and Security Service -- Belgian general strikes - Belgian Holocaust denial law - Belgian Institu ...
Korean War... steel, a third of which was scrap metal taken from US tanks damaged in the. When the 90-metre antenna was bolted into place on October 14, 1958, Tok ...
Republican nominationIn 1979, Helms was touted as a potential contender for thefor the 1980 presidential election, but had poor voter recognition, and he ...
Thirty Years' War... s reputation for strong headed uncompromising intolerance had triggered thein May 1618 in the polarizing first phase, known as the Revolt in Bohemia. ...
Russian Revolution of 1917... f a Dry Law was introduced in 1914. It continued through the turmoil of theand the Russian Civil War into the period of Soviet Russia and the until 1 ...
Cold War... ely close partners. Canada was a close ally of the United States during the
Viet Cong... replaced by the National Liberation Front (NLF), more commonly known as the, established by South Vietnamese communists to lead the guerrilla war aga ...
1957 parliamentary election... uty in the Parliament of Norway. He became a member of parliament after the, and was with 29 years the then youngest MP
Cold War... tes tended to be interventionists who felt that America needed to fight theoverseas and resist Soviet aggression in Europe and Asia; they were also w ...
Libyan–Egyptian War... nsions arose due to Egypt's rapprochement with the west. Following the 1977, relations were suspended for twelve years. However, since 1989 relations ...
2005 parliamentary electionsIn the, the party again became the second largest party in the Norwegian parliam ...
2001 parliamentary electionAfter poor results in the, and the subsequent fall of his government on 19 October of that same yea ...
U.S. plan to invade IraqThe Holy See took a firm stance against the. Pope John Paul II's special envoy, Cardinal Pio Laghi, was sent by the C ...
Seven Years' War... of Abraham, part of the French and Indian War, which was itself part of the. On that date, British soldiers under the command of General Wolfe, climb ...
Battle of Edington... all of Wessex if he had not suffered a defeat at the hands of Alfred at thein 878. At the Battle of Edington, Guthrum’s entire army was routed by Alf ...
Battle of Charleston... a captain in the American 2nd South Carolina Regiment who was killed in the, while his half-brother Alexander became the first Attorney General in So ...
siege of Jerusalem... s installed as king of Judah by Nebuchadnezzar II, king of Babylon, after ato succeed his nephew, Jeconiah, who was overthrown as king after a reign ...
Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848... ent to Bermuda in the 19th century, including participants in the ill-fatedand Nationalist journalist and politician John Mitchel. Alongside English ...
March on Rome... nse, a group of 30,000 Fascists began a long trek across Italy to Rome (the), claiming that Fascists were intending to restore law and order. The Fas ...
American Civil War... to the CNS depressant effects of ethyl alcohol, a notable example being the. However, the ability of alcohol to relieve severe pain is likely inferio ...
American Civil WarThe condition currently known as CRPS was originally described during theby Silas Weir Mitchell, who is sometimes also credited with inventing the ...
American Civil War... t Monday of May . Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated after theto commemorate the fallen Union soldiers of the Civil War. (Southern ladie ...
siege on Imphal and Kohima... e British Indian Army, in the forests of Arakan, Burma and in Assam, layingwith the Japanese 15th Army. During the war, the Andaman and Nicobar islan ...
referendum in 1922... place a rationing system, the Bratt System, in force until 1955. However arejected an attempt to enforce total prohibition
the Japanese attackedOn 7 December 1941, using aircraft carriers,the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The attack destroyed or cr ...
World War I... ighbouring towns. This all came to an end with the German occupation during
American Revolutionary War... oseph Read owned more than half of the land in this town at the time of the. They both fought in the Massachusetts Militia, and the Continental Army. ...
Fall of Saigon... n Refugees and Escapees continued to focus on Vietnam, especially after thein 1975
1976 Summer Olympics... the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Women's team handball was added at the. Due to its popularity in the region, the Eastern European countries that ...
American Revolution... politics and plantation economy. Virginia was one of the 13 Colonies in theand joined the Confederacy in the American Civil War, during which Richmon ...
derbyFeijenoord won their first Dutch Cup in 1930 by scoring the only goal in afinal against Excelsior. They continued to dominate their division with th ...
World War I... s Constantine (a member of the same infamous family as John Constantine), aveteran who has repeatedly struggled with his inability to kill. During th ...
Cold War... overnment Plan) has been a part of government operations since at least the, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower provided (via executive order) vario ...
Battle of Zorndorf... eltsy Uprising (1698) against Peter the Great, distinguished himself in the(25 August 1758), receiving three wounds. He represented an opposite to Pe ...
World War IIFollowingit was for a period under American occupation, who reestablished the state ...
Operation Hannibal... coast, many soldiers and civilians were evacuated by ship in the course of. Between January 23, 1945 and May 5, 1945, up to 250,000 Germans primaril ...
World War IAfter, interest in graphology continued to spread in Europe as well as the Unit ...
World War IThe Lake was the scene of two famous battles during
World War II... cation after a semester to serve in the United States Army Air Corps during. Tom was inspired to join the armed forces in honor of his brother, Rober ...
WWII... on to ethnically cleanse the regions may have also been a factor. After the, the population of East Prussia was replaced by the Soviet one, mainly by ...
World War IIIn 1945, after the end of, Littlewood, her husband, and other Theatre Union members formed Theatre ...
Battle of MohácsIn 1526, following the, in which Ferdinand's brother-in-law Louis II, King of Hungary and Bohemi ...
World War IIAfterthe Ehapa Verlag in Stuttgart, West Germany, a subsidiary of Danish Egmont ...
On the IssuesStevens considered himself pro-choice. According toand NARAL, Ted Stevens had a mildly pro-life voting record, despite some n ...
French Revolution... inistration of the entire country from Paris. During the early years of the, in an attempt to centralize the administration of the whole country, and ...
Huguenot... Party, and his wife Helene (Fallenstein), who partly descended from Frenchimmigrants and held strong moral absolutist ideas. Weber Sr.'s involvement ...
local elections of 2007... es, and head or participate in a future government of Norway. Following the, Progress Party candidates became mayor in 17 municipalities, seven of th ...
Kapp Putsch... epublic, and would only defend it if it were in their interests. During thefor example, the army refused to fire upon the rebels. However, as right w ...
YouTube... people as a supporter of COPPA because of its "biased" terms of service onand its "heavy handed" ways of enforcing the law. According to Google's Pr ...
surrender at Saratoga... General John Burgoyne was waiting were held up, and Burgoyne was forced toten days later with his reinforcements still far to the south
Russian Civil WarOn April 9, 1918 (old style March 27, 1918), during the chaos of the, the Bessarabian legislature (Sfatul Ţării) voted in favor of unification ...
Castellammarese War... or being made Maranzano's second-in-command. This deal would end the famous
American RevolutionThe influence of the Royal Proclamation of 1763 on the coming of thehas been variously interpreted. Many historians argue that the proclamatio ...
British Army... hough 43 and officially over-age, Munro refused a commission and joined theRoyal Fusiliers as an ordinary soldier. More than once he returned to the ...
American Revolutionary War... ortation and its role in US Army operations, including topic areas from thethrough operations in Afghanistan
Streltsy UprisingGrigory Orlov, the grandson of a rebel in the(1698) against Peter the Great, distinguished himself in the Battle of Zor ...
World War IIThe , Allied reporting name "Val") was acarrier-borne dive bomber of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). It was the ...
World War IIIn Italy, steak was not widely eaten until afterbecause the relatively rugged countryside does not readily accommodate the ...
Battle of Soissons... e "Kingdom of Soissons", until it fell to the Frankish king Clovis I in the
World War IAt the start of, although 43 and officially over-age, Munro refused a commission and join ...
invaded and annexed... India, taking over from Governor General Rajgopalachari. Subsequently IndiaGoa and Portugal's other Indian enclaves in 1961), the French ceded Chande ...
Battle of Sainte-Foy... d walking trails have been built on the site, and monuments commemorate theand James Wolfe, the latter being an astronomic meridian marker raised in ...
Hong Kong legislative election, 2008... f gold medals won at the Olympics helped the pro-Beijing party (DAB) win at, in which the DAB remained the largest party. In the days before the elec ...
World War I... y the Self-Determination of Nations (民族自決) proposed by Woodrow Wilson after, and finally, during World War II, a period of kōminka (皇民化), a policy wh ...
Cold War... ederal Aid Highway Act of 1956 as essential to American security during the. It was believed that large cities would be targets in a possible war, he ...
Battle of Panipat... rsia during the 18th to the 19th century. One of the famous battles was theduring 1761, in which the Afghans invaded and decisively defeated the Hind ...
Spanish Armada... yed by the captain's refusal to return during the winter. The coming of theled to every able English ship being commandeered to fight, which left Whi ...
World War II... del in the 20th century: to the peace efforts of Pius XII before and during, the policies of Paul VI during the Vietnam War and the position of John ...
2009 parliamentary electionsIn the months before the, the party had, as in the 2001 election, rated very highly in opinion pol ...
Sterling Hall bombing... 1950s to the radical antiwar protests at UW-Madison that culminated in thein August 1970. Recent politics have been comparatively moderate, but the ...
Cold WarDuring the, when Europe was divided by the Iron Curtain, several LOT planes were hij ...
Revolutionary War... ington County was the first county in the United States to be named for thegeneral (and later President) George Washington. Its county seat is
Russo-Japanese WarAs a direct result of the(1904/05) Japanese influence replaced Russia's in Inner Manchuria. In 1906 ...
Vietnam War... er would help keep them from being drafted into military service during theor would enable them to get income tax relief as members of the clergy. Bo ...
Operation Tempest... st of those soldiers were captured by Soviets during or in the aftermath of, when many AK units tried to cooperate with the Soviets in a nationwide u ...
YouTube... d communication. Israel's initiative in 2008 included a blog, MySpace page,channel, Facebook page and a political blog to reach different audiences. ...
Congo Crisis... Nobles - Confederation of Christian Trade Unions - Confiserie Roodthooft -- Congo Free State - Constitutional Court of Belgium - Copycat (song) - Co ...
First CrusadeThe Scoppio del Carro ("Explosion of the Cart") is a celebration of the. During the day of Easter, a cart, which the Florentines call the Brindel ...
Battle of Moscow... s. Das Reich had lost 60% of its strength and was still to take part in the, and was decimated in the following Soviet offensive. The Der Führer Regi ...
World War I... fice was constructed on the plains to commemorate soldiers who were lost in; it continues to be the location of Remembrance Day ceremonies every year
Vietnam War... Pius XII before and during World War II, the policies of Paul VI during theand the position of John Paul II before and during the War in Iraq
War of 1812... Regiment, who was killed in action at the Battle of River Raisin during the. All of the county's northern border face the Ohio River
Battle of VimeiroWellesley defeated the French at the Battle of Roliça and thein 1808 but was superseded in command immediately after the latter battle. ...
North Vietnam... t at the Geneva Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, Vietnam was divided intoand South Vietnam at the 17th Parallel as a temporary measure until unifyi ...
La Noche Triste... and to the mainland. In a bloody nocturnal action of 1 July 1520, known as, Alvarado led the rear-guard and was badly wounded. According to some sou ...
Good Neighbor policy... llowed by Carmen Miranda (supported by Getúlio Vargas government and the US), which led samba to the United States. Bossa nova finally entered the co ...
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971... ndian military bases by the Pakistan Air Force in December 1971 sparked the, which ended with the formal secession of East Pakistan as the independen ...
World War II... any's plan and execution of the systematic genocide of European Jews during, resulting in the most deadly phase of the Holocaust. According to histor ...
1951 election... arty. He intended to seek Labor endorsement for a parliamentary seat at the, but withdrew in favour of another candidate. After the Labor split of 19 ...
Battle of Coronel... imilian von Spee with the loss of her entire complement of 900 hands in the, on 1 November 1914, off the Chilean coast
Cold War... nion between Bavaria and Austria was also considered. With the onset of the, support for Bavarian independence quickly lost support both within Bavar ...
American Revolution... of Knox was established in 1822 from part of the Town of Berne. During theloyalties of the inhabitants was split, but the issue was resolved when To ...
Battle of RoliçaWellesley defeated the French at theand the Battle of Vimeiro in 1808 but was superseded in command immediatel ...
American Civil WarSmethport celebrates its ties to. It was in 1861 that General Thomas Leiper Kane first mustered the McKean ...
American Civil War... he 13 Colonies in the American Revolution and joined the Confederacy in the, during which Richmond was made the Confederate capital and Virginia's no ...
Korean War... ination of boxing and karate. Taekwondo was developed in the context of thein the 1950s
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising... eing liquidated by the Nazi SS units, in 1943 the city was the scene of the. The eliminations of the ghettos took place in Polish cities and uprising ...
World War II... city council had the idea of an international film festival shortly before. The first opened on 20 September 1946, held in the Casino Municipal
King William's War... f the Avalon Peninsula, the English at St. John's on Conception Bay. During, d'Iberville had destroyed most of the English communities in 1696–7; the ...
Battle of Little Mountain... named after Captain James Estill, a Kentucky militia officer killed in theduring the American Revolutionary War. It is a prohibition or dry county
Operation Arctic FoxSS Division Nord in northern Finland took part inwith the Finnish Army and at the battle at Salla, where against strong Sov ...
Falklands War... and later instructor in helicopter flight. He saw active service during the, flying on multiple missions including anti-surface warfare, Exocet missi ...
World War II... ountries, fought along side the United States in most major conflicts since, including the Korean War, the Gulf War, the Kosovo War, and most recentl ...
World War II... e established in the city, such as the canning and metal industries. During, Leiden was hit hard by Allied bombardments. The areas surrounding the ra ...
World War I... ined the officially stated chief aim of Honduran foreign policy until after
British ArmyHenry Shrapnel (3 June 1761 – 13 March 1842) was aofficer and inventor, most famously, of the "shrapnel shell"
1995 local electionsIn thethe Progress Party regained the level of support seen at the 1987 election ...
Mozilla Foundation... a term used in a number of ways in relation to the Mozilla project and the, their defunct commercial predecessor Netscape Communications Corporation ...
Huguenot... who spoke the Welsh language, is likely to be a hoax). Records from Frenchs who settled along the Tar River in 1696 tell of meeting Tuscaroras with ...
American Revolutionary War... ed to the creation of the United States of America. However, the associatedwas an important war that touched all corners of the region. The flight of ...
Kingdoms of the Diadochi... tance of the city-state. These larger cities were parts of the still larger. Greeks, however, remained aware of their past, chiefly through the study ...
Battle of Tyndaris... ginians, who carried off all the chief citizens as hostages. In 257 BC, thetook place off Tyndaris, between that city and the Liparaean islands, in w ...
Million Man March... October 15, 1969. However, in 1995, the NPS issued a crowd estimate for thewith which an organizer of the event, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakh ...
French Revolutionary Wars... in 1798 after the left bank of the Rhine was occupied by France during the
Battle of Grunwald (Tannenberg)... e united armies of Poland and Lithuania, defeated the Teutonic Order at thein 1410. Its defeat was formalised in the Second Treaty of Thorn in 1466 e ...
2006Fiji has had a troubled recent history with coups in 1987, 2000 and
Second Civil War... of the absolutist monarchy sought by Charles I. However, at the end of thein 1649, public antipathy towards the king was high enough to allow republ ...
American Revolutionary War... Kentucky militia officer killed in the Battle of Little Mountain during the. It is a prohibition or dry county
Subway Series... um to the other simply by traveling along Interstate 5. The term is akin towhich refers to meetings between New York City baseball teams. The term "F ...
World War IIAfter, France granted Chad the status of overseas territory and its inhabitants ...
World War II... ponder developed in the United Kingdom, was routinely used by the allies into identify aircraft as friend or foe. Transponders are still used by most ...
War of the Confederation... d shifted once more as a result of Chile's victory over Peru-Bolivia in the(1836-1839), and the Argentine Confederation's defeat in the Guerra Grande ...
1948 Arab–Israeli War... ing Fortress bombers from Florida to the nascent state of Israel during the. All three received Presidential pardons in subsequent decades
World War II... eral George Patton's summer home. In honor of the general's achievements in, the town named their central park after him, and even placed a full-size ...
Second Barons' War... emaining. During the 13th century, one of the two main battles of England'stook place near the town, marking the victory of Prince Edward who later b ...
Gulf War... s in most major conflicts since World War II, including the Korean War, the, the Kosovo War, and most recently the war in Afghanistan. The main excep ...
American Civil War... r is one of five Democrats to gain a majority of the popular vote since the, with the others being Samuel Tilden, Franklin Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, ...
Super Tuesday... nia primary. Carter won 11 of 12 primaries held in May, while on the June 3primaries, Kennedy won California, New Jersey, and three smaller states ou ...
Operation MOIn April 1942, the army and navy developed a plan that was titled. The plan called for Port Moresby to be invaded from the ocean and secure ...
French Revolution... e and political autonomy. This right was maintained up until the eve of the. Later he conquered Vaud, Bugey, and Carignano. He supported the Hohensta ...
Battle of Tippecanoe... for Kentucky's own Captain Spier Spencer, a hero who fought and died in the
Bagaudae... paign. In the late summer of 285, he suppressed rebels in Gaul known as the. From 285 to 288, he fought against Germanic tribes along the Rhine front ...
Bay of Pigs Invasion... 2's at a cost of $35 million.The Eisenhower administration also planned theto overthrow Fidel Castro in Cuba, which John F. Kennedy was left to carry ...
Korean War... the United States in most major conflicts since World War II, including the, the Gulf War, the Kosovo War, and most recently the war in Afghanistan. ...
March on Rome... ain supporters in a bid for political power. Inspired by Benito Mussolini's, the Nazis attempted to seize power in Munich on 8–9 November 1923 in a f ...
Irish local elections, 2004... in city was regarded as a stronghold for Fianna Fáil, however following thethe party was eclipsed by the centre-left Labour Party. Fianna Fáil curren ...
British Army... encing many 19th century wars and adventures and rising to high rank in the, acclaimed as a great soldier, while remaining by his unapologetic self-d ...
World War II... that he was to lead for the rest of his life and that stayed in power until, was neither leftist, nor overtly fascist. Political institutions and par ...
Kosovo War... r conflicts since World War II, including the Korean War, the Gulf War, the, and most recently the war in Afghanistan. The main exceptions to this we ...
World War I... ork City. The original bookstore was at 31 West 15th St., and opened during. In 1932, at the height of the Great Depression, the bookstore was moved ...
Beer Hall Putsch... to seize power in Munich on 8–9 November 1923 in a failed coup known as the. Göring, with Hitler at the head of the march to the War Ministry, was sh ...
Irish Civil War... opposed the settlement, despite the election result, and this led on to the
French RevolutionTheof 1789 had a significant impact throughout Europe, which only increased w ...
Battle of TalaveraThe next day, 27 July, at thethe French advanced in three columns and were repulsed several times throu ...
American Revolution... ned strong ties with the American colonies until the sudden outbreak of the
Battle of JarrabShakespear died at the. He was followed by St John Philby in 1917 seconded by the British India ...
Battle of Fei River... ly a leader of the Army of the Northern Garrison (北府军) that notably won thein 383 AD. In 404 AD, he helped suppress Huan Xuan's rebellion, leading to ...
Vietnam War... hurch and state, and it also defended several anti-war activists during thewho burnt draft cards or wore armbands. The ACLU was involved in the Miran ...
Fall of Saigonrect 301 4 592 200rect 2 2 297 200 Watergate scandal rect 390 202 611 424 1973 oil crisis re ...
War of 1812... Indian territories. While British redcoats did most of the fighting in the, Canadian militia and allied Indian warriors proved to be a vital part of ...
2007... s eight councillors: three in Edinburgh and five in Glasgow, all elected in. There are also two members of the party sitting as Democratic Independen ...
1997 parliamentary election... votes, as a result of the harsh media storm targeted against Hagen. In the, the party obtained 15.3% of the vote, and for the first time became the ...
American Civil WarDuring the, the courthouse at Taylorsville was burned by Confederate guerrillas in J ...
Gulf War... me to "Massive" on the advice of McVey to avoid controversy relating to the. They went back to being "Massive Attack" for their next single, "Safe fr ...
Second Battle of Porto... r narrowly escaping shipwreck. Reinforced, he took to the offensive. In thehe crossed the Douro river in a daylight coup de main, and routed Marshal ...
Civil WarThesaw some 56 area men interred in the Old Lineville Cemetery. By the end of ...
Japanese invasion of ManchuriaAfter thein 1931, Japanese militarists moved forward to separate the region from Ch ...
World War IIBefore, some 30% of the population in the Czech lands were ethnic Germans, and i ...
Battle of Gaugamela... us fled out of fear at the Battle of Issus and again two years later at thedespite commanding a larger force in a defensive position each time. At th ...
American Civil WarDuring the, the Battle of Perryville took place here on October 8, 1862, fought betw ...
2005 Westminster electionAt the, the party contested 19 seats and gained 25,760 votes. Its top result was ...
Battle of PerryvilleDuring the American Civil War, thetook place here on October 8, 1862, fought between the Confederate Army of ...
Civil WarThe salt industry declined after the, but a new manufacturing industry arose in its place. Manufacturing proli ...
Vietnam WarJohnson escalated American involvement in the, from 16,000 American advisors/soldiers in 1963 to 550,000 combat troops ...
Russo-Japanese War... y was burnt down during the Boxer Rebellion, and was destroyed again in the(1904–1905). As a result of this war, Japan had gained influence in Liaoni ...
War of 1812... in 1803. An attempt at northern expansion was blocked by Britain during the. At the same time, British settlement in Canada increased
Babylonian War... e of his own, and he soon established control of the eastern satrapies. Thebegan between Antigonus and Seleucus, where Seleucus defeated both Demetri ...
DiadochiAlexander's generals (the) jostled for supremacy over parts of his empire. Ptolemy, a former genera ...
World War IUntil the end ofthe shells were still being manufactured according to his original princip ...
Chincha Islands War... ru continued to exhibit their increasing domination, defeating Spain in the. Finally, after once more defeating an alliance of Peru and Bolivia durin ...
French RevolutionCorrèze is one of the original 83 departments created during theon 4 March 1790. It includes part of the former province of Limousin (the ...
18 Brumaire... is 9 November 1799, when Bonaparte seized power in France with the coup of. 18 May 1803 is the most commonly used date, as this was when a renewed d ...
Peterloo Massacre... a general disease in our society". He also opposed an enquiry into the 1819in which eleven protesters were killed at a political rally demanding refo ...
Butlerian JihadIn the Dune series,is a war between humanity and malevolent artificial intelligence, led by O ...
1999 local elections... for the first time became the second largest political party in Norway. Theresulted in the party's first mayor as a direct result of an election, Ter ...
liberatedA second battle of Arnhem took place in April 1945 when the city wasby I Canadian Corps of the First Canadian Army
Nagorno-Karabakh War... Azerbaijanis and Iranians present as well. However with the breakout of thefrom 1988 to 1994, the Azerbaijani minority diminished in the country in w ...
Silesian Wars... ick II of Prussia conquered most of Silesia from Austria in 1740 during the; Prussian control was confirmed in the Peace of Breslau in 1742. During t ...
Democratic primary campaign... aged his campaign in the Western states. Ted learned to fly, and during thehe barnstormed around the western states, meeting with delegates and bondi ...
World War II... pelled from the Greek region of Epirus between 1944 and 1945, at the end of- a demand firmly rejected by the Greeks (see Cham issue)
2005 Palestinian presidential electionWhile Hamas boycotted the, it did participate in the 2005 municipal elections organized by Yasser A ...
Cold War... ed the initial cycle as in a fever after a troubling dream, affected by theand the Soviet suppression of the 1956 Hungarian revolution; in another ve ...
Battle of Flers-Courcelette... t great Allied effort to achieve a breakthrough came on 15 September in thewith the initial advance made by 11 British divisions (nine from Fourth Ar ...
American RevolutionA veteran of theary War was the first settler in Moreland Township. Colonel George Smith m ...
September 11 attacks... s to extend it another . Security here was further tightened after the 2001. The U.S. Border Patrol credits the wall and better surveillance technolo ...
World War I... ricant and has been used in internal combustion engines, including those ofairplanes, some racing cars and some model airplanes. It has advantages ov ...
World War II... g population, the suburban style residential development was born after theand Kendall Park was begun in the 1950s. Kendall Park is located right off ...
War of the Pacific... nally, after once more defeating an alliance of Peru and Bolivia during the(1879-1883), Chile emerged as the sole power of western South America. In ...
parliamentary election... part-privatising several key state-owned services and corporations. In theof 10 September 2001, the party suffered one of its worst results ever, wi ...
Battle of the Bulge... vantage of the cold and the fog, the German artillery started the so-calledby attacking the sparsely deployed American troops around Bastogne. A few ...
French Revolutionary WarsNo consensus exists as to when theended and the Napoleonic Wars began. An early candidate is 9 November 1799 ...
lunch-counter demonstrations in Greensboro... n the dismantling of segregated school systems, and that, combined with the, compelled him to run. Lake lost to Terry Sanford, who ran as a racial mo ...
2006 Palestinian legislative electionIn its election manifesto for the, Hamas omitted a call for an end to Israel, though it did still call for ...
May 1974The Whitlam Government had won a second term infollowing a double dissolution, but failed to win control of the Senate, w ...
War of the Sixth Coalition... e area in the case of the return of Java to Dutch rule after the end of thein Europe
The next presidential elections... his own Minister of State, Amoussou, in what was termed a "friendly match".were held in March 2006; with both Kérékou and Soglo constitutionally unab ...
Vietnam War... uary 27, 2007 anti-war protest), drawing comparisons by participants to theprotest
World War IIBy the end of, "mountaineer" string band music known as bluegrass had emerged when Bill ...
Cromwellian conquest of Ireland... shipped to Bermuda, condemned to slavery. This expulsion resulted from the. The English government expelled Irish people to other parts of the trans ...
Mukden Incident... henzing Iron Ore Company Unlimited was started in Anshan in 1918. After thein 1931, Japan occupied the northeast of China. The mills were turned into ...
Crimean War... Yemeni district capital in 1872. The Ottomans were aided by the adoption ofmodern weapons
Battle of ClontarfOne of the last major battles involving Vikings was theon the 23 April 1014, in which Vikings fought both for the Irish over-king ...
Battle of N'Djamena (2006)... ins plagued by political violence and recurrent attempted coups d'état (seeand Battle of N'Djamena (2008))
American Revolution... fork did not become popular in the North America until near the time of the. The curved fork that is used in most parts of the world today, was devel ...
September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks... ted at his sentencing hearing in 2006 that Reid was a co-conspirator in theon the United States, and that Moussaoui and Reid had intended to hijack a ...
Battle of MohácsWith the death of King Louis II of Bohemia at the, Silesia was inherited by Ferdinand I, placing Opole under the sovereignt ...
2001 election... Action (AWS) won the parliamentary election in 1997, but lost the following. Currently, as a political party Solidarity has little influence on moder ...
Second World War... e south at Pitreavie, and to the west at Elgin Street. After the end of thetraditional industries, particularly linen and coal mining became obsolete ...
Siege of Boston... son, became a Revolutionary War Chaplain commissioned in the militia at the, and who also served in the Invasion of Canada (1775) under Colonel Bened ...
Seven Years' War... Orlov brothers. In 1757 Poniatowski served in the British forces during the, thus severing close relationships with Catherine. She bore him a daughte ...
First World War... regiment of the Austro-Hungarian army, where he served until the end of the
Beer Hall PutschFurther pressure from the right came in 1923 with the, also called the Munich Putsch, staged by the NSDAP under Adolf Hitler in ...
Third Taiwan Strait Crisis... ear, together with Lee's June 1995 visit to Cornell University, sparked the. The previous eight presidents and vice presidents of the ROC had been el ...
French Revolution... ed by the Reformation, the rise of nation-states and the Enlightenment. The, the failed radical Revolutions of 1848 and the loss of the Papal States ...
Reform WarIn Mexico conflicts like theleft the state weak, and open to foreign influence. This led to the Second ...
World War II... care, and voted to exclude Communists from its leadership positions. During, the ACLU defended Japanese American citizens who were forcibly relocated ...
Nielsen ratings... cked up in its second year, eventually reaching the top spot in the daytimeby fall 1958. In 1959, the show started a streak of weekly ratings wins th ...
Thirty Years' WarThe Reformation led to a series of religious wars that culminated in the(1618–1648), which devastated much of Germany, killing between 25 and 40% ...
2005 election... gland for the party leadership in 2002, and led the party to victory in theby forming a Red-Green coalition government with the Centre Party (Sp) and ...
Gaugamela... menid Empire, after his victories at the battles of the Granicus, Issus and, and advance as far as modern-day Pakistan and Tajikistan, provided an im ...
World War II... andards that the public expected. The demand for parks after the end of thehad left the parks overburdened with demands that could not be met. In 195 ...
American Civil War... resettled, with their four children, in New York City. After the end of the, he published Battle Pieces and Aspects of the War, (1866) a collection o ...
Vietnam War... ssigned the weapon designation BZ, was allegedly used experimentally in the. These allegations inspired the 1990 fictional film Jacob's Ladder
Battle of Albuera... rd, fought Soult's 'Army of the South' to a mutual bloody standstill at the. In May, Wellington was promoted to full General on 31 July for his servi ...
Star Wars... o drew inspiration from popular media: Breakout, The War of the Worlds, and. To complete it, he had to design custom hardware and development tools
Black Hawk War... ith the local Native American population. The Winnebago War of 1827 and theof 1832 led to the forced removal of American Indians from most parts of t ...
March for Women's LivesOn April 25, 2004, thefilled the Mall. On January 27, 2007, tens of thousands of protesters oppo ...
Battle of N'Djamena (2008)... ce and recurrent attempted coups d'état (see Battle of N'Djamena (2006) and)
American Revolution... e fledgling United States as an independent nation. In the beginning of the, American merchant ships were subject to attack by the Barbary Pirates wh ...
2003 invasion of Iraq... ibes the positions of world governments before the actual initiation of the, and not their current positions as they may have changed since the
Battle of Wakefield... die of natural causes. Both Edward's father and brother were killed at the, while his grandfather and another brother were executed for treason. Edw ...
Battle of Austerlitz... ecember 1972. Whitlam noted that the polling day was the anniversary of the—at which another "ramshackle, reactionary coalition" had been given a "cr ...
World War II... as known as "The Walking Phoenix". He then served in the merchant marine inbefore attending Antioch College in Ohio and dropping out to work as a for ...
Punic Wars... nd Marcus Aurelius' success against the Marcomanni and their allies, to the. The comparison was apt in that this war marked a turning point and had s ...
January 27, 2007 anti-war protest... thousands of protesters opposed to the Iraq War converged on the Mall (see:), drawing comparisons by participants to the Vietnam War protest
Mozilla Foundation... zation was formally registered as a non-profit organization, and became the. The foundation now creates and maintains the Mozilla Firefox browser and ...
1918 general election... eat when Sinn Féin subsequently routed the Irish Parliamentary Party at the. In that election he was also returned for the seat of Tyrone North West
Second World WarTourism in particular has grown throughout the post-era, especially the growth in vehicle-based touring, which was furthered b ...
Indian Ocean raid... They achieved their first major success against the Royal Navy during theirin April 1942. Val dive bombers scored over 80% hits with their bombs duri ...
Iran–Iraq War... with a cleric as supreme leader. The suspected coup and the outbreak of theled to the formation of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which Bahrain joined ...
Hungarian Uprising... oviet communist regime in the Eastern Bloc, which had quelled both the 1956and the 1968 Prague Spring with Soviet-led invasions
captured by the British... President of the Provincial Congress of South Carolina. When Charleston wasin 1780, Middleton accepted defeat and status as a British subject. This r ...
Second World War... ed States, having been forced to leave Paris due to the dislocations of the. He lived in Los Angeles, California from 1940 until 1951. A few days aft ...
First World War... t, who was removed on 13 December 1921 for pro-German activities during the
Mutiny on the BountyIn 1789 theagainst William Bligh led to several of the mutineers escaping the Royal N ...
Third Anglo-Dutch WarThe start of theresulted in the recapture of New Netherland by the Dutch in August 1673. T ...
War of the Triple Alliance... region, but an alliance of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay (in the resulting, 1864-1870) ended Paraguayan ambitions. Thereupon, the Southern Cone nati ...
Vietnam War... plays a young Pennsylvania steelworker who is emotionally destroyed by the. To help achieve his character's gaunt appearance before the third act, W ...
Iowa caucuses... editorials criticizing Kennedy's answers on the matter. In the January 1980that began the primaries season, Carter demolished Kennedy by a 59–31 perc ...
Battle of Hastings... oyal School of Needlework in 1965 to celebrate the 900th anniversary of thethe following year
Kosovo conflict... ; for example, the US bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade during thein May 1999 and the US-China spy plane incident in April 2001. China's for ...
Battle of Fuentes de Onoro... Portugal to relieve Almeida; Wellington narrowly checked the French at the. Simultaneously, his subordinate, Viscount Beresford, fought Soult's 'Arm ...
British Army... Sig Sauer P225. The weapon is the standard sidearm of the Belgian Army, the(although the SIG-Sauer P226 is being gradually introduced ), Indian Army, ...
Battle of Ridgefield... pport the Danbury troops and ensuing engagement of the British known as theon April 27, 1777. Wooster was wounded at Ridgefield and died five days la ...
Battle of Acajutla... d their Mayan speaking neighbors. Despite Alvarado's initial success in the, the indigenous people of Cuzcatlan, who according to tradition were led ...
2005 Westminster electionAccording to the party's website, current policy is guided by the party's, 2007 Holyrood election, and 2009 European election manifestos
American Civil War... its include a 1913 locomotive, a Methodist church, a house built before the, an old school, and an old train depot from
February 15, 2003... he slogan "Don't Attack Iraq", including protests on September 28, 2002 and. It also organised a vigil for the victims of the 2005 London bombings
Granicus... oppling of the Achaemenid Empire, after his victories at the battles of the, Issus and Gaugamela, and advance as far as modern-day Pakistan and Tajik ...
Battle of WyomingThe Wyoming Monument marks the gravesite of victims of the July 1778. The battle was named for the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania, of which th ...
2001 parliamentary electionIn thethe party lost the gains it had made according to opinion polling but main ...
World War I... federacy, which grew from 17,000 members in 1900 to nearly 100,000 women by. They were "strikingly successful at raising money to build Confederate m ...
YouTubeIn December 2008, the band released a video throughrevealing a contest for the upcoming album called Begin Transmission. It i ...
Civil War... t located mostly in Dale County, Alabama, United States. It was named for aofficer, Confederate General Edmund Rucker. The post is the primary flight ...
Three Kingdoms... Dynasty collapsed at the end of the 2nd century AD, paving the way for theera. Sun Quan, the founder of the Kingdom of Wu, spent nearly twenty years ...
World War II... 7 Eccles returned to Australia, where he worked on military research during. After the war, he became a professor at the University of Otago in New Z ...
Selma to Montgomery marches... e Jackson, by a white state trooper, James Bonard Fowler, which sparked the. In 2008, the county voted to establish a Barack Obama Day, a legal holid ...
Invasion of Canada (1775)... missioned in the militia at the Siege of Boston, and who also served in theunder Colonel Benedict Arnold. Samuel carried Benedict Arnold and Aaron Bu ...
Lines of Torres Vedras... ing the Lisbon Peninsula by the construction of his massive earthworks, the, which had been assembled in complete secrecy and had flanks guarded by t ...
Long March... ress the Red Army of the Chinese Communist Party. The CPC was forced on theafter suffering heavy losses and then set up another base in Yan'an, Shaan ...
1948 Arab–Israeli WarIn 1918, Ashkelon became part of the British Mandate for Palestine. In the, Majdal was the forward position of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force base ...
re-elected in 2009... rnment with the Centre Party (Sp) and the Socialist Left Party (SV). He wasfor another term as Prime Minister of Norway
World War I... Medal of Honor during that war. The criteria for the award tightened afterand starting in 1942, the medal would be awarded only for action in combat
World War IIDuring, a prisoner-of-war camp was situated in Dade City. The prisoners were Ger ...
2003 invasion of IraqIn 2005, van Creveld made headlines when he said in an interview that thewas "the most foolish war since Emperor Augustus in 9 sent his legions int ...
Cold War... erican citizens who were forcibly relocated to internment camps. During the, the ACLU headquarters was dominated by anti-communists, but many local a ...
World War II... s formally issued statements for its military occupations during and before, but it has done little in helping to improve its relationships with neig ...
Second Anglo-Dutch War... , Delaware) in October 1664. The invasion was conducted at the start of the
Battle of Midway... er combat in both the Battle of the Coral Sea, and to a greater extent, the.As a result the construction of the US fleet of s had been given the high ...
American Revolution... t of western New York. The founder John L. Hardenbergh was a veteran of thewho, like many other migrants, came to the area for the chance of land. He ...
Battle of Mons Lactarius... ers Teia, Aligern, Scipuar, and Gibal were all killed or surrendered in thein October 552 or 553. Widin, the last attested member of the Gothic army ...
invading the Lae-Salamaua... attack by Allied land- and carrier-based aircraft on Japanese naval forcesarea in New Guinea in March, Inoue requested the Combined Fleet to send ca ...
World War II... grounds of the Dyersburg Army Air Base, which documents the history of theArmy Air Corps. It was the main base for the B-17 Flying Fortress Bombers ...
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War... the British Indian Empire after Tippu Sultan was defeated and killed in the(1799). The British returned administrative control of the Bangalore "pētē ...
World War I... fervor either. Therefore in his capacity as Archbishop, on the outbreak of, Della Chiesa made a speech on the Church's position and duties, emphasiz ...
Battle of Gettysburg... The inconclusive battle delayed the Confederate cavalry on their way to the. Three days before the battle, another detachment of Virginia cavalry had ...
World War II... he preservation of Alabama as a memorial to the men and women who served in. (Nearly $100,000 was raised by Alabama schoolchildren, mostly in the for ...
World War II... ood Cemetery bearing coffins at 2/6 each. This station was destroyed during
American Revolution... in the town provided muskets and cannon for the Colonial armies during the. There was more residential development in the late 19th century and earl ...
Battle of Hattin... took Ashkelon as part of his conquest of the Crusader States following the. In 1191, during the Third Crusade, Saladin demolished the city because o ...
Battle of La Marfée... 1. With help from the Holy Roman Empire, it managed to defeat France at the, though immediately afterwards it was besieged and its prince, Frédéric M ...
Battle of Saule... n 1201. Their efforts in Lithuania were temporarily halted by defeat at thein 1236, but armed Christian orders continued to pose a threat. The countr ...
East African CampaignOn 18 January 1941, during the, Haile Selassie crossed the border between Sudan and Ethiopia near the vi ...
French revolution... at the inhabitants be kept continually in mind of the obligations which theimposed on them". It was later renamed Port-au-Prince by Jacques I, empero ...
2007 federal electionsSenator Online, an Australian political party running for the Senate in the, proposed to institute an EDD system so that Australians can decide which ...
parliamentary election in 1997... political arm founded in 1996 as Solidarity Electoral Action (AWS) won the, but lost the following 2001 election. Currently, as a political party So ...
Second Italian War of Independence... l capital of Italy), the kingdom had successfully challenged Austria in the, liberating Lombardy-Venetia from Austrian rule. The kingdom also had est ...
Third Crusade... of the Crusader States following the Battle of Hattin. In 1191, during the, Saladin demolished the city because of its potential strategic importanc ...
Panjdeh IncidentIn 1884, Russian expansionism brought about another crisis — the— when they seized the oasis of Merv. The Russians claimed all of the form ...
Operation Just Cause... litary exercises there. The Apache was first used in combat in 1989, during, the invasion of Panama. The AH-64 participated in over 240 hours of comb ...
military coup... olitical system until July 1996, when Tutsi Pierre Buyoya seized power in a. Under international pressure, the warring factions negotiated a peace ag ...
Civil WarWoodward's first film was a post-Western, Count Three and Pray, in 1955. She continued to move between Holl ...
Battle of the Bulge... to the Allied civilian populations of the German counterattack known as thehad ended speculation that the war was almost over, and may have contribut ...
Shays' Rebellion... llowing the Revolutionary War produced disastrous conditions for colonists.in 1786 sought to close the courts to prevent debt collections and the for ...
Sharpsburg... it. Following the Confederate incursion halted at the Battle of Antietam, (), in October 1862 generals proposed concentrating forces from state comma ...
Battle of Gaza... d besieged Tyre for more than a year. His son Demetrius was defeated at theby Ptolemy in 312 BC, and after the battle, Seleucus made his way back to ...
Seven Years' War... erick, fearing encirclement, launched a pre-emptive invasion of Saxony. The, too, was indecisive, and saw Prussia holding onto Silesia, despite Russi ...
conquest of Mexico... z de Cuéllar died in Santiago de Cuba in 1524, a very bitter man. After the, Cuba experienced an exodus of settlers. A decade later, Cuba was subject ...
elected... , of the Hutu-dominated Front for Democracy in Burundi (FRODEBU) Party, wasin 1993
Operation Vigilant Sentinel... S. troops during Operation Restore Hope. The same ship also participated inin the Persian Gulf in 1995. Roosevelt flew patrols in support of the Kurd ...
World War I... nited States. Developed as a result of serious mobilization problems during, this organizational scheme provided a framework to rapidly expand the Ar ...
World War I... epairs on 1 January 1917 and was still there when the United States entered. She arrived at Yorktown, Virginia on 2 May for duty as a training ship a ...
Keian Uprising... As rōnin found themselves with fewer and fewer options, they joined in the(AD 1651). This forced the shogunate to rethink its policy. It relaxed res ...
Battle of InchonIncheon was the site of theduring the Korean War
second World WarDuring thethe university suffered heavy damage. An air raid on October 18, 1944 dest ...
War of the Polish Succession... sh throne after the death of August II the Strong in 1733, which led to the. In September 1733, Stanisław himself arrived at Warsaw, having traveled ...
Korean WarIncheon was the site of the Battle of Inchon during the
Falklands WarIn the 1982, the Argentine armed forces deployed the newest west European weapons inc ...
an attempted coup... lly a one-party state. On August 1 members of the Kenyan Air Force launched, which was quickly suppressed by Loyalist forces led by the Army, the Gen ...
Operation Ostra Brama... Uprising on October 2, 1944. Other major city uprisings of AK included thein Wilno and the Lwów Uprising. In addition, AK prepared an uprising in Kr ...
World War II... apoleonic Wars, and made part of the new state North Rhine-Westphalia after
Christmas truce... l extended a heartfelt plea for an end to hostilities. His early call for ain 1914 was ignored
World War II... along the waterfront that opened in 2001. The New Jersey saw action during, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and provided support off Lebanon in ear ...
national referendum... ed; it was soon recognized by the United States and many other countries. Aarranged for by the communist Polish Workers' Party was used to legitimize ...
first Ali-Frazier fight... ow KCAL-TV (1978). He called the closed-circuit television broadcast of thein 1971. Hearn also did the play-by-play for basketball during the 1992 Su ...
Versinikia... al success in spring 813, Michael's army prepared for a major engagement atnear Adrianople in June. The Byzantine army was turned to flight and the E ...
Cold WarOn June 22, 1955, during the. a US Navy P2V Neptune with a crew of 11 was attacked by two Soviet fight ...
Black Hawk War... chanan County. It was named after Black Hawk, a Sauk leader during the 1832
World War IBenedict XV's pontificate was dominated by, which he termed "the suicide of Europe," and its turbulent aftermath. Be ...
World War II... she played Natalie Henry, an American Jewish woman trapped in Europe during. The series was based on a successful novel by Herman Wouk, and is noted ...
World War II... Japan with support from the United States and the Republic of China. After, the Việt Minh opposed the re-occupation of Vietnam by France and later o ...
World War IIAsunfolded, Nazi Germany deported and killed millions of Jews and many milli ...
Revolutionary War... urial ground at the south east edge of town now bear the name. Prior to the, what is now known as the Town of Washington was called the Charlotte Pre ...
World War ISedan was occupied by the Germans for four years during
Second Battle of Ypres... yment of chemical warfare agents was during World War I, originating in the, April 22, 1915, when the Germans attacked French, Canadian and Algerian ...
the war... siblings Edna, Harold and Lorna. She began acting at the age of 14. During, the Simmons family was evacuated to Winscombe in Somerset. Her father, a ...
Federal Electoral Tribunal... didates and such difference was just about the 0.58% of the total vote. Thedeclared an elected President after a controversial post-electoral process
People For the American Way... iation for the Advancement of Colored People, the American Jewish Congress,, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Americans United for Separation of C ...
Battle of the Coral Sea... hips to aircraft carriers after the successes of carrier combat in both the, and to a greater extent, the Battle of Midway.As a result the constructi ...
French Revolution... f the Kings of France, was opened to the public as an art museum during the. Most modern public museums and art education programs for children in sc ...
Battle of Siffin... relative of Uthman and Governor of Damascus. Mu'awiyah attacked Ali at the. The battle lasted several months resulting in a stalemate. In order to a ...
Paraitacene... eastern provinces. Antigonus fought against Eumenes in two great battles atin 317 BC and Gabiene in 316 BC. Both were inconclusive, however. Yet in t ...
Cold War... politicians such as Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon, the Vietnam War, theand the War on Drugs
Battle of Monte Cassino:For information about the World War II battle, see the
Battle of Zhizhi... yu (r. 56–36 BCE), was killed by Chen Tang and Gan Yanshou (甘延壽/甘延寿) at the, in modern Taraz, Kazakhstan
French Revolution... rney from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 1790 (one year after the start of the) and warned of uprisings because of the deplorable social conditions of t ...
Revolutionary War... nie and Tex Hoppus. One of Hoppus' ancestors, Michael Happes, fought in the, leading Hoppus to describe himself as "a proud Son of the American Revol ...
Peloponnesian War... h was set to endure for thirty years. It only lasted until 431 BC, when thebroke out
Battle of Fleurus... the French used a hot-air balloon to survey Coalition positions before the, on 26 June 1794. Advances in ordnance and rocketry also occurred in the ...
Castellammarese WarWhat became known as theraged from 1928 to 1931, resulting in the death of as many as 60 mobsters. ...
general elections... 's administration under strong foreign pressure. On November 29, democraticwere held, with former Congressional president and 2005 nominee, Pepe Lobo ...
Napoleonic wars... tually conquer St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix in March 1801 through the, but they restored them by the Treaty of Amiens in March, 1802. They were ...
Vietnam War... tnam by France and later opposed South Vietnam and the United States in the
World War I... n in Tipton County, Tennessee. The population was 3,235 at the 2000 census.Medal of Honor recipient Joseph B. Adkinson is buried there
Operation Paperclip... that had originally been brought to America by Colonel Holger Toftoy under. As the Korean War started, the OGMC was given the mission to develop wha ...
YorkistFollowing the death of his older brother, Edmund became the leadingclaimant to the throne. Nevertheless, Henry allowed him to succeed as Duke ...
World War IIThe estate was first subdivided during and immediately after, and was developed as a planned community by Pierre Ghent & Associates of ...
attempted a coup d'état... y Senior Private Grade-I Hezekiah Ochuka and backed by university students,to oust Moi. It failed and was followed by looting of Asian-owned stores b ...
World War IIAfter, further public housing projects were built to rehouse the many Londoners ...
Vietnam War... biting satires of politicians such as Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon, the, the Cold War and the War on Drugs
Vietnam War... as a member of the then Marxist-Leninist group Red Youth. Opposition to thewas his triggering motivation. Following raids of heavy bombing against th ...
Second Anglo-Afghan War... retaliation a force of 40,000 men was sent across the border, launching the. The war's conclusion left Abdur Rahman Khan on the throne, and he agreed ...
Korean War... ont that opened in 2001. The New Jersey saw action during World War II, the, the Vietnam War, and provided support off Lebanon in early 1983
Vietnam WarDole's hawkishness on theand on crime issues kept him in good standing with the right wing. When th ...
Siege of Osaka... ndred thousand rōnin joined forces with Toyotomi Hideyori and fought at the. In the ensuing years of peace, there was less need to maintain expensive ...
Third Anglo-Mysore War... red by the British armies under Lord Cornwallis on 21 March 1791 during theand formed a centre for British resistance against Tippu Sultan, being inc ...
World War II:For information about thebattle, see the Battle of Monte Cassino
Anglo-Boer WarAfter thefrom 1899 to 1902 and the formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910, ...
Second World WarAfter thethe House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) began an investigation i ...
Battle of Berlin... in Berlin were some of the last buildings to fall to the Soviets during thein 1945. The British built structures in the Thames Estuary and other tida ...
American Revolutionary War... in the world despite having successfully gained its independence during the
victory at Issus... ended campaign against the Achaemenid Persian Empire. Following Alexander's, the Persian mercenary commander Memnon of Rhodes ordered a counter-attac ...
American Civil War... ven greater level as more railroads and telegraphs were developed after the
French Revolution... of the Holocaust. In 1989, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the, Seymour appeared in the television film La révolution française, filmed ...
Vietnam War... d an election for November 1966, in which the Australian involvement in thewas a major issue. Calwell called for an "immediate and unconditional with ...
1988 presidential campaign... eme of "France united", but he was not chosen for this position. During the, he refused to choose publicly between the two right-wing candidates, his ...
1976 Summer Olympics... Mark Spitz set seven World Records and win a record seven gold medals. Thewere held in Montreal, Canada. Brazil won the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexic ...
Battle of Barnet... ook Henry VI prisoner. Edward and his brothers then defeated Warwick at the, and with Warwick dead he eliminated the remaining Lancastrian resistance ...
World War I... fter Ernst completed his studies in the summer, his life was interrupted by. Ernst was drafted and served both on the Western and the Eastern front. ...
palm oil... portance for Indonesia. It produces oil from both above and below the soil—and petroleum
World War IIDuring the course of theirattempts to occupy much of the western USSR, the government of Nazi German ...
Eighty Years' War... h the Dutch revolt against Spanish rule and played an important role in the. Besieged from May until October 1574 by the Spanish, Leiden was relieved ...
Vietnam War... in 2001. The New Jersey saw action during World War II, the Korean War, the, and provided support off Lebanon in early 1983
French Revolution... ns that ran from 1803 to 1815. As a continuation of the wars sparked by theof 1789, they revolutionised European armies and played out on an unpreced ...
Second World War... ilding for the Secretariat and Army GHQ, but these were cancelled after thebroke out, at which point more than two-thirds of the hotel's rooms were b ...
English Civil War... work was almost entirely confined to English history during the time of theand the Commonwealth; and although he is somewhat overshadowed by S.R. Gar ...
First World WarIn 1916 Belgian troops conquered the area during the. In 1923, the League of Nations mandated to Belgium the territory of Ruan ...
Battle of France... at lasted from 12 to 15 May 1940. This battle allowed them to win the wholeas they not only bypassed the French fortification system, the Maginot Lin ...
Battle of Bazentin Ridge... ves of the villages of Thiepval; Gueudecourt, Lesbœufs and Morval. Like theon 14 July, the limited objectives, concentrated artillery and weak German ...
Bombardment of Brussels... 1439. All four were finished before 1450. They were destroyed in the Frenchin 1695, but are known from many surviving descriptions, from a free parti ...
Warsaw Uprising... forces. The largest and best known of the Operation Tempest battles was the – the attempt to liberate Warsaw, the capital of Poland. It started on Au ...
Korean War... ought to America by Colonel Holger Toftoy under Operation Paperclip. As thestarted, the OGMC was given the mission to develop what eventually became ...
World War IIDuring, the United States viewed itself as the de facto leader of the Allies. Af ...
1994 general election... ublic of South Africa was adopted on 27 April 1994, at the beginning of the, to replace the flag that had been used since 1928. The new national flag ...
Battle of Oenophyta... onths later, the Athenians under Myronides invaded Boeotia, and winning thegained control of the whole country except Thebes
Battle of the Granicus... ollowed almost immediately by the victory of Alexander over the Persians at. Darius never showed up for the battle, because there was no reason for h ...
First World War... ry could have happened in the real world. Marco is an Italian hero from theand is shown fighting against Austro-Hungarian fighter planes in a flashba ...
Our HospitalityIn 1923, Buster Keaton had a functioning replica built for the film,. Two years later, the replica was used again in the Al St. John film, The ...
World War IBy 1917, the patriotism ofchanged into political radicalism in most of Europe, the United States, an ...
World War II... ght revival in mining interest in 1940, but has remained fairly quiet since. The town has experienced five major fires throughout its history, includ ...
Constantinople Pogrom... after the 1923 exchange, has now dwindled to a few thousand, after the 1955and other state sponsored violence and discrimination. This effectively en ...
2005 general election... r a NKP–DPJ coalition did not arise, as the LDP won a large majority in the. The NKP lost about a third of its seats in the 2009 upper house parliame ...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989... onsiders a potential threat to "social stability", as was the case with the. The Communist Party has had mixed success in controlling information: a ...
Battle of the Ebro... om the rest of republican Spain. The defeat of the Republican armies in theled in 1938 and 1939 to the occupation of Catalonia by Franco's forces, wh ...
American Revolutionary War... ill Road while returning from a Port Tobacco Tavern. This was following the
Battle of Tewkesbury... with Warwick dead he eliminated the remaining Lancastrian resistance at thein 1471. The Lancastrian heir, Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, was ...
World War IIDuringthe German troops first invaded neutral Belgium and crossed the Meuse Rive ...
World War II... o started with United Press in Kansas City, gained fame for his coverage ofin Europe and turned down Edward R. Murrow's first offer of a CBS job to s ...
German federal election of March 1933... e communal elections of 1930). The NSDAP received 45.9% of the votes in the(the national average was 43.9%). Non-Aryan university staff were discrimi ...
Taliban insurgency... recruitment and training, it is becoming effective in fighting against the. As of 2011, it is slowly becoming able to operate independently from US- ...
Cold War... us of Kenya into a de-jure status during the 1980s, but with the end of the, the practices of political repression and torture which had been "overlo ...
Wars of Alexander the Great... Macedonian and Greek army. This invasion, which marked the beginning of the, was followed almost immediately by the victory of Alexander over the Per ...
Battle of Issus... eld against Alexander’s army until a year and a half after Granicus, at thein 333 BC. His forces outnumbered Alexander's soldiers by at least a 2 to  ...
Siberian expedition... all worked against Japan's postwar foreign policy interests. The four-yearand activities in China, combined with big domestic spending programs, had ...
staged an attack from the TrentinoOn May 15, 1916, the Austrian army, unaided by the German army, whose command had advised against such a mov ...
Battle of HanoverDuring the American Civil War, thewas fought on June 30, 1863. Union cavalry under Judson Kilpatrick encount ...
Civil War... native settlement in the area was by a family of freed slaves following the. In 1888, a group of men from Cocoa bought the entire tract of land, whic ...
Hundred Years' WarChinon was included in the French royal estates in 1205. It was during thethat the town took on a new lease of life, as the heir apparent, the futur ...
War of 1812... divisions were numbered or named for their geographic location. Before thethese administrative units were geographically named starting with the Dep ...
World War I... s influential and potentially as precursors to postmodernism emerged aroundand particularly in its aftermath. With the introduction of the use of ind ...
Operation Torch... pointment for security reasons. The campaign in North Africa was designated; French cooperation was deemed necessary to the campaign, and Eisenhower ...
New Hampshire primary... ally, and John Anderson. Dole received only 597 votes (less than 1%) in theand immediately withdrew
Yugoslav Wars... as part of United Nations sanctions against the country as a result of the. The sanctions were not lifted until 1994, by which time it was no longer ...
Battle of Isandlwana... ies of many cairns marking British soldiers' mass graves at the site of the, South Africa. Another is the Matthew Flinders Cairn on the side of Arthu ...
military coup d'étatIn 1987, Major Pierre Buyoya overthrew Col. Bagaza in a. He dissolved opposition parties, suspended the 1981 constitution, and in ...
Battle of Shelon... nd after his generals had twice defeated the forces of the republic, at theRiver and on the Northern Dvina, both in the summer of 1471, the Novgorodi ...
World War II... ower had retained his enormous personal popularity from his leading role in, and huge crowds turned out to see him around the nation. His campaign sl ...
World War IIThere was a Jewish enclave in Penang before, but few Jews if any remain today. Penang currently has a sizeable expatr ...
Battle of Trafalgar... e given to the historic route used to carry dispatches with the news of theoverland from Falmouth, Cornwall to the Admiralty in London in 1805 and th ...
regional elections of March 2004Following his defeat in the, he decided to leave partisan politics and to take his seat in the Consti ...
Siege of Paris... War. Hugo returned again to Guernsey (1872–73), after suffering through the, before finally returning to France for the remainder of his life
2011General elections are held every three years, with the last one inand the next one not later than early 2015. National won the 2008 election ...
Marcomannic Wars... ided in two tribal groups, the Silingi and the Hasdingi. At the time of the(166–180) the Silingi lived in an area recorded by Tacitus as Magna German ...
American Revolution... sne during the French and Indian War. To control this crossroads during the, the British garrisoned a Hessian regiment in the town during Afterward, ...
blockade running... hat required speed and windward ability, such as slaving, privateering, and. They were also traditional fishing boats, used for offshore fishing. The ...
American Civil WarDuring the, the Battle of Hanover was fought on June 30, 1863. Union cavalry under J ...
Glorious Revolution... the monarch was all but extinguished by the Whig revolution of 1688-89 (see). The king or queen of the United Kingdom is one of the last monarchs sti ...
Boshin Civil WarIwate Prefecture was created in 1876 in the aftermath of thewhich heralded the beginning of the Meiji Restoration. While the entire is ...
Sharpsburg... st mediation of the war. But the Union victory at the Battle of Antietam, () combined with internal British abolitionist opposition, and Britain did ...
World War II... y staff who were killed during the two world wars. Damage to the station inrequired considerable repair but entailed no significant changes of layout
mentioned in despatches... Fleet. Among other engagements, he was involved in the Battle of Crete, wasfor his service during the Battle of Cape Matapan where he controlled the ...
Seven Years' War... ritish conquest of all French North American territories in the area in the
Battle of InchonOn September 15, 1950, during the Korean War, Incheon was the site of the, when United States troops landed to relieve pressure on the Pusan Perime ...
Operation Provide Comfort... oosevelt flew patrols in support of the Kurds over northern Iraq as part ofin 1991. In 1996, George Washington played a peacekeeping role in Operatio ...
Battle of TaginaeTotila was slain in thein July 552 and his followers Teia, Aligern, Scipuar, and Gibal were all k ...
2010 general election... Governor, both are Democrats. Malloy, the former mayor of Stamford, won thefor Governor, and was sworn in on January 5, 2011. From 1639 until the ado ...
World War IIDuringthey were reactivated and modernised. The forts were regularly attacked by ...
World War I... rtlepool United. He died in April 1917, when he was killed in action during
World War I... nd installation support units ("Zone of the Interior" units) created during. Corps areas had the added responsibility for planning and implementing m ...
1995 presidential election... s supported the candidacy of the RPR Prime minister Édouard Balladur at the, but Giscard supported his old rival Jacques Chirac, who won the election ...
World War IIThe construction of the Alaska Highway duringshifted much of the economic activity of the area south to Delta Junction. ...
Korean WarOn September 15, 1950, during the, Incheon was the site of the Battle of Inchon, when United States troops ...
Palestinian parliamentary elections... t won a majority of seats in the Palestinian Parliament in the January 2006and then defeated the Fatah political organization in a series of violent ...
Belgian general election, 2003... - Belgian Federal Science Policy Office - Belgian franc - Belgian French -- Belgian general election, 2007 - Belgian general election, 2010 - Belgia ...
Christmas Offensive... aile Selassie's northern armies were able to launch what was known as the "". During this offensive, the Italians were forced back in places and put ...
revolutionMonths later, Perchik tells Hodel he must return to Kiev to work for the. He proposes marriage, admitting that he loves her, and says that he will ...
War of the Polish Succession... ughter Maria Theresa his heir. The most notable instance of this was in thewhose settlement saw Austria cede Naples and Sicily to the Spanish Infante ...
Napoleonic Wars... rejoined because of the British refusal to evacuate the islands. After the, through the Treaty of Paris of 1814, as ratified by the Congress of Vien ...
the general election that took place that year... appointed on 6 February 2006 by Governor General Michaëlle Jean, following. As with all other Canadian prime ministers, Harper is styled as The Righ ...
Battle of Camden... tablished there the main British supply post for the Southern campaign. The, the worst American defeat of the Revolution, was fought on August 16, 17 ...
Barbary Coast... ant relative. He adopted it as his second surname after his return from the. The earliest documents signed with Cervantes' two names, Cervantes Saave ...
American Civil Liberties Union... nado who was “killed through the back while running to a nearby church." Anreport declared the event a massacre, and it has since been known as the . ...
11 September 2001 attacksAfter the"Only Time" was used as a soundtrack in many radio and television reports ...
World War IIn 1912, the Anthroposophical Society was founded. After, the Anthroposophical movement took on new directions. Projects such as s ...
World War II... an acceptable solution to the problems of ethnic conflict, up until aroundand even a little afterward, in certain cases. Transfer was considered a d ...
electedCardinal Karol Wojtyła wasJohn Paul I's successor as Supreme Pontiff on Monday, 16 October 1978. The ...
Second World War... arate, self-governing countries within a Commonwealth of Nations. After the, the vast majority of British colonies and territories became independent ...
Falklands War... later single, "I Love a Man in a Uniform", was banned by the BBC during thein 1982
King George's War... Brunswick. The disputes over Acadia, which flared into open conflict duringin the 1740s, would not be resolved until the British conquest of all Fren ...
World War I... portunity of Berlin's distraction with the European War (which would become) and wanting to expand its sphere of influence in China, Japan declared w ...
Operation Southern Watch... November 2000. The carrier's air wing flew 869 combat sorties in support of, including a strike on Iraqi air defense sites on 16 February 2001, in re ...
Great Northern War... ossack hetman, to desert Peter the Great at the most critical period of thebetween Russia and Sweden, and Stanisław placed a small army corps at the ...
American Revolution... Church prospered. The community built a second structure in 1709. After the, the Anglican Church was disestablished in the US. Parishioners rallied t ...
Vietnam War... ow, which moves the story from the Congo to Vietnam and Cambodia during the. In Apocalypse Now, Martin Sheen plays Captain Benjamin L. Willard, a US ...
coup d'état carried out by ARVN officersIn 1963 Ngo Dinh Diem was killed in aand encouraged by US officials such as Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. In the confu ...
LechfeldThe ravages of the Hungarians ceased after their defeat on the(955), and the area of the duchy temporarily grew with the addition of cer ...
Thrilla in Manila... network to continuously deliver signals via satellite when it showed the "" boxing-match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier
Battle of Watling StreetPart of the route was the site of the Roman victory at thein 61 AD between the Roman governor Gaius Suetonius Paulinus and the Brito ...
World War II... r Shinichiro Akizuki, director of Saint Francis Hospital in Nagasaki during, theorized that miso helps protect against radiation sickness
World War I... h, and on supporting conscientious objectors who wished to avoid serving in. Three Supreme Court decisions in 1919 each upheld convictions outlawing ...
Korean War... s production and release also intersected with the second Red Scare and the. Writer, producer, and partner Carl Foreman was called before the House U ...
World War II... egion is active in the community. Since Damascus Post 171 was founded after, it has engaged in charitable and civic endeavors, ranging from installin ...
Wars of the Roses... im to the crown in 1460 was the key escalation of the conflict known as the. When his father was killed at the Battle of Wakefield, Edward inherited ...
Civil War... s well by abolitionists in many other religious congregations. Prior to the, due to the work of Jermain Wesley Loguen and others in defiance of feder ...
served as seat of the Portuguese Empire... dence. In Portuguese America, Brazil experienced greater autonomy as it nowand ascended politically to the status of Kingdom. These events also contr ...
World War I... heme of brotherhood about a series of escape attempts by French POWs during, it was enormously successful but was also banned in Germany, and later i ...
American Revolutionary War... etween the North and South. The New York and New Jersey campaign during thesaw more battles than any other theater of the conflict. Philadelphia, mid ...
Falklands War... na, were invaded by Argentina on 2 April 1982, an event that instigated the. Invincible was one of the two operational aircraft carriers available at ...
Battle of Le TransloyOpening on 1 October, thebecame bogged down as the weather broke, and heavy rain turned the churned ...
Second Battle of Panipat... ughals reestablished their rule after Akbar's army defeated Hemu during the. Shah Jahan built the seventh city of Delhi that bears his name (Shahjaha ...
internal conflict... internal subversion. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Peru suffered from an(see Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement and Shining Path). Revolutionary m ...
World War II... signs for each of the country's 48 states. The picnic was suspended during, but when it resumed in 1948, it attracted 120,000 people. A 1941 Ripley' ...
Operation Overlord... he Allied assault on the coast of Normandy in June 1944 under the code name, the liberation of Western Europe and the invasion of Germany
First Indochina War... followed was nearly ten years of war against France. This was known as theor, to the Vietnamese, the French War
WaterlooAfter the allied victory atthe department was occupied by Prussian troops between June 1815 and Novem ...
at Vedrosha... 1499 to take up arms against his father-in-law. The Lithuanians were routed(14 July 1500), and in 1503 Alexander was glad to purchase peace by ceding ...
War of 1812... mous words "Don't give up the ship" after being mortally wounded during the
Revolutionary War... xbridge militia training company in the American Revolution, Samuel Spring,Chaplain, the Residence of Ezra T. Benson 1830-1832, the birthplace of Pre ...
Mexican Drug WarAs a result of the, the Los Zetas drug cartel members overtook much of the department and oc ...
American Revolution... Virginia was a focal point in conflicts from the French and Indian War, theand the Civil War, to the Cold War and the War on Terrorism. Stories about ...
Huguenot... les Scribner's Sons. Her middle name, "Gignilliat", originates from distantancestry. She was influenced to become an actress by her mother's love of ...
Society for Creative Anachronism... dren. He was active in science fiction fandom and in the early years of theunder the name "Yang the Nauseating", and co-founded the Great Dark Horde ...
Hundred Years' War... lice Chaucer. Suffolk was an important English soldier and commander in the, and later Lord Chamberlain of England. Alice Chaucer was a daughter of T ...
Tantura... ral Abdel-Razak al-Yehiyeh or Abdul-Razzaq Al-Yahya (born March 15, 1929 in, near Haifa, then in the British Mandate of Palestine), also known as Abu ...
Battle of Wakefield... conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. When his father was killed at the, Edward inherited his claim
Belgium's independenceThe 19th century andwere favourable to Bastogne, as its forest products and cattle fairs becam ...
American Civil War... involved directly with the Civil War, did send a few generals. Hero of theRichard Rowland Kirkland - 'The Angel of Marye's Heights' - is interred in ...
World War II... ed codes officer of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) in London during, he very quickly recognized the weakness of the technique, and the conseq ...
2010 Haiti ElectionsThe first round of the, was held in December and qualified Mirlande Manigat and Jude Celestin fo ...
Sengoku periodEspecially in the, daimyo needed additional fighting men, and even if one's master had peri ...
sacked Iconium... r much raiding Frederick lost patience and on May 18, 1190, the German army, the capital of the Sultanate of Rüm. Nevertheless Frederick's horse slip ...
Belgian general election, 2007... Office - Belgian franc - Belgian French - Belgian general election, 2003 -- Belgian general election, 2010 - Belgian General Information and Securit ...
Pueblo Revolt... igion on the native people during the early 17th century, which lead to theof 1680. The people withstood the Spaniards by climbing to the top of the ...
Glorious Revolution... Catholic - a law which dates from the Act of Settlement 1701, following theof 1688. However, since the monarch is also the Supreme Governor of the Ch ...
Cold War... he French and Indian War, the American Revolution and the Civil War, to theand the War on Terrorism. Stories about historic figures, such as those su ...
World War II... ing a degree of confusion as some people mistook it for a fallen satellite.searchlights were installed, to illuminate the sky and surrounding archite ...
Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia... ulation. In August 1968, the Polish People's Army took part in the infamous
World War II... transfer underwent considerable evolution during the 20th century. Prior to, a number of major population transfers were the result of bilateral trea ...
February 1974 general election... nce 1945, there have only been two hung parliaments. The first followed thewhen Harold Wilson was appointed Prime Minister after Edward Heath resigne ...
World War II... it from selling that news to papers owned by others. At that time and until, most newspapers relied on news agencies for stories outside their immedi ...
Revolutionary War... shortage of hard currency and the general economic depression following theproduced disastrous conditions for colonists. Shays' Rebellion in 1786 sou ...
Battle of Vertières... s became the leader of the revolution. He defeated Napoleon's forces at thein 1803. Declaring Haiti an independent nation in 1804, Dessalines was cho ...
Vietnam WarIn the late 1960s, at the height of the Cold War and, he showed his serious side when at his own expense he interviewed many n ...
Battle of Poltava... anisław depended so entirely on the success of Charles' arms that after the(1709) Stanisław's authority vanished as a dream at the first touch of rea ...
September 11 attacks... Continuity of Operations Plan, Sabato said it "failed outright" during the
World War IIAxminster is the southern starting point of the Taunton Stop Line, adefensive line consisting of pillboxes and anti-tank obstacles, which runs ...
September 11 attacksOn September 9, 2001, two days before thein the United States, Massoud was assassinated in Takhar Province of Afgha ...
World War II... ion, the local textile industry closed. The city's fortunes were revived in, when it became a center of fabric manufacturing for the war effort. In t ...
First Anglo-Afghan WarIt was with these thoughts in mind that in 1838 the British launched theand attempted to impose a puppet regime on Afghanistan under Shuja Shah. T ...
Battle of Mobei... colonies to strengthen their hold. The assault culminated in 119 BCE at the, where the Han commanders Huo Qubing (d. 117 BCE) and Wei Qing (d. 106 BC ...
War of 1812... ilt out of logs. After the war, the population increased steadily until the. After the War of 1812 the town experienced only minor growth until 1852, ...
Korean War... icle by Edward Hunter in New Leader published on 7 October 1950. During the, Hunter, who worked at the time both as a journalist and as a U.S. intell ...
Irish War of Independence... r Michael Noyk. Noyk defended many IRA members in courts martial during theand served as an official in the First Dáil Department of Finance and as a ...
slave revolution... iti's is the only country in the Western Hemisphere to undergo a successful, but a long history of oppression by dictators – including François Duval ...
American Revolutionary WarSite of the Battle of Eutaw Springs in 1781 during the
Gallic Wars... m, the two generals began to fight for power. After being victorious in theand earning respect and praise from the legions, Caesar was a clear menace ...
Battle of Blood River... trekker leader Andries Pretorius, who commanded the Boers to victory at the
May 2010 general election... d not have a majority, they were the largest party. The second followed the, in which the Conservatives (the largest party) and Liberal Democrats agr ...
battle... antine met a large force of heavily armed Maxentian cavalry. In the ensuingConstantine's army encircled Maxentius' cavalry, flanked them with his own ...
Star WarsThe science fiction phenomenon of the late-1970s that began withwent to television with shows such as Battlestar Galactica
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Battle of Nahrawan... s ("Seceders"), to abandon the fight. After defeating the Kharijites at the, Ali would later be assassinated by the Kharijite Ibn Muljam. Ali's son H ...
New Hampshire primaryAfter being persuaded to run, Eisenhower scored a major victory in thewhen his supporters wrote his name onto the ballot, giving him an upset vi ...
civil war... serious problem requiring royal action was the aftermath of the disastrousbetween King Stephen and the Empress Maud. The two competing factions had ...
Second World War... nd has become common in the United States. In the United Kingdom during thewhere Camp Coffee, a coffee and chicory essence, has been on sale since 18 ...
Operation Southern Watch... in Afghanistan. Vinson sailed towards the Persian Gulf intending to supportin July 2001. This changed in response to the attacks, and the ship change ...
September 11 attacks... the deadliest act of terrorism against the U.S. on American soil until the. However, the deadliest act of terror against the U.S. prior to September ...
World War IIDuring, La Junta had an Army Air Force Training Base outside town. The airport, ...
Battle of Tippecanoe... for Toussaint Dubois, a Frenchman who fought in the Revolutionary War, theand the War of 1812. DuBois was a merchant who lived mainly in Vincennes. ...
Lwów Uprising... or city uprisings of AK included the Operation Ostra Brama in Wilno and the. In addition, AK prepared an uprising in Kraków, but it was canceled due ...
British Army... seen use by the United States Army, the United States Marine Corps, and theas recently as the Iraq War
French RevolutionCalvados is one of the original 83 departments created during theon 4 March 1790. It was created from a part of the former province of Norm ...
2006 Mexican elections... without an absolute majority. The president may never get another term. Thehad a fierce competition, the electoral results showed a minimal differenc ...
American Revolution... to the Continental Congress, the convention of delegates who organized the. The same city was the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence in 1 ...
Spanish Civil War... the most famous artillery pieces in history. First used in Spain during the, the gun proved to be one of the best anti-aircraft guns in the world, as ...
American Civil War... was known as "The World"). Published just three years after the end of theand the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, its 120 pages of infor ...
Normandy landingsThe D-Dayon June 6, 1944 were costly but successful; a month later the invasion of ...
Battle of Crête-à-Pierrot... e's principal lieutenant, he led many successful engagements, including the
Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa... ohads encouraged the establishment of Christians even in Fez, and after thethey occasionally entered into alliances with the kings of Castile. They w ...
Belgian general election, 2010... French - Belgian general election, 2003 - Belgian general election, 2007 -- Belgian General Information and Security Service - Belgian general strik ...
Thieves' World... next few years, he created and edited (with his then-wife, Lynn Abbey) theseries of shared world anthologies, credited as the first project of its t ...
Battle of Yarkand... Revolutionary Army) led by General Ma Zhancang at the Battle of Kashgar and. All the Afghan volunteers were killed by the Chinese Muslim troops, who ...
invasion of Normandy... e resupplied with new equipment and freshly trained troops. After the D-Day, the division was ordered to make its way across the country to stop the ...
Asia Minor Campaign... ement was signed. The Greek genocide, contemporaneous with the failed Greek, was part of this process of turkification of the Ottoman Empire and the ...
Crimean War... s a colonel in French army. He fought in Algiers, the Italian campaign, the, and the Franco-Prussian War
Kharijites... aiyah. This caused a faction of some 4,000 strict traditionalists, known as("Seceders"), to abandon the fight. After defeating the Kharijites at the ...
Allied invasion of ItalyAfter thein September 1943, Hitler ordered the II SS Panzer Corps to move to Italy, ...
World War IWith a beat of a kettledrum, Benn started as an expressionist poet beforewhen he published a booklet of poems, titled Morgue and other Poems, 1912, ...
Magnesia... of the Mediterranean, the Roman Republic. At the battles of Thermopylae and, Antiochus's forces were resoundingly defeated and he was compelled to ma ...
American Civil War... ry College was a hospital for Confederate and later Union troops during the
Haitian Revolution... acques Dessalines (20 September 1758 – 17 October 1806) was a leader of theand the first ruler of an independent Haiti under the 1801 constitution. I ...
collapse... tinues, as does its reliance on fundamentally non-pecuniary incentives. Theof Communist governments around the world in 1991, particularly North Kore ...
Palestinian parliamentary electionsIn the January 2006Hamas won a decisive majority in the Palestinian Parliament, defeating the ...
Battle of Towton... ondon in 1461. Edward strengthened his claim with a decisive victory at thein the same year, in the course of which the Lancastrian army was virtuall ...
World War II... ew York and San Francisco, centers for abstract painting that emerged after. By the 1950s Taos had become on of the major centers for modern art in t ...
resulting general election... en granted his request as Heath had already failed to form a coalition. Thegave Wilson a small majority. The monarch could in theory unilaterally dis ...
Operation Yoav... orced to leave by the time it was captured by Israeli forces as a sequel toon November 4, 1948. General Yigal Allon ordered the expulsion of the rema ...
Peloponnesian War... ue could be fairly characterized as an Athenian Empire; at the start of the, only Chios and Lesbos were left to contribute ships, and these states we ...
1996 Senate campaign... rs, such as Weld's noncommittal position on Helms's chairmanship during hisand Weld's wife's donation to the Gantt campaign, made the nomination pers ...
Kelly's FordOn March 17, 1863, Stuart's cavalry clashed with a Union raiding party at. The minor victory was marred by the death of Major Pelham, which caused ...
Spanish ArmadaIts etymology is most likely derived from the Salvador, a ship from thethat sank by the rocks near Arromanches-les-bains in 1588. However, others ...
Second Boer WarIn 1900 the ZAR was annexed by the United Kingdom during thealthough the official surrender of the territory only took place at the en ...
September 11 attacks... ty of Operations plan into effect for the first time directly following the. Their implementation involved a rotating staff of 75 to 150 senior offic ...
representative democraticThe politics of New Zealand take place in a framework of a parliamentarymonarchy. The basic system is closely patterned on that of the Westminster ...
World War IIAFrench Resistance leader and a close ally of Charles de Gaulle, Pineau was ...
Battle of ProkhorovkaThe next test for the Waffen-SS was the, which was part of the Battle of Kursk. The SS Panzer Corps had been rena ...
Italians invaded EthiopiaStarting in early October 1935, the. But, by November, the pace of invasion had slowed appreciably and Haile ...
Battle of Sekigahara... the country, daimyo found it unnecessary to recruit new soldiers. Next, the(AD 1600) resulted in the confiscation or reduction of the fiefs of large ...
Battle of Salamis... rchipelago, but he was at length totally defeated by Demetrius at the naval
Battle of Bosworth Field... ady Margaret Beaufort. However, on the accession of Henry VII following the, Lincoln took the oath of allegiance instead of claiming the throne for h ...
Battle of Manzikert... manos IV was defeated and captured by Alp Arslan of the Seljuk Turks at thein August 1071, Michael VII remained in the background, while the initiati ...
War of the Spanish Succession... (1672–1679), the War of the League of Augsburg (1688–1697) and finally the(1701–1714), in which the French and Austrians (along with their British, ...
Civil WarDuring the, North Carolina Governor David Lowry Swain persuaded Confederate Presiden ...
2005 Amman bombings... d be filmed in Jordan before the producer Moustapha Akkad was killed in the. When Connery received the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement ...
Cold War... was probably the greatest blow struck against the Soviet Empire during the. When my parents and their friends opened the morning Times and read its ...
Iraq War... my, the United States Marine Corps, and the British Army as recently as the
Vietnam War... s a United States Army General, who commanded US military operations in theat its peak (1964–68), during the Tet Offensive. He adopted a strategy of ...
Battle of Pichincha... nce after Antonio José de Sucre defeated the Spanish Royalist forces at the, near Quito. Following the battle, Ecuador joined Simón Bolívar's Republi ...
Battle of Tours... Liège. Pippin was the father of Charles of Héristal, victor of the decisivethat stopped the Arab-Muslim advance into northwestern Europe, earning him ...
American RevolutionMay 1780 brought theto Charleston, South Carolina, and Charleston fell. Lord Charles Cornwalli ...
Falklands WarIn 1982, during thethe Argentine Air Force extensively used civilian 707s for long-range mari ...
Vietnam War... lions to the United States, Australia and Canada after the Cold War-related. Later, 30,000 French colons from Cambodia were displaced after being exp ...
American Civil War... henor was a businessman in Franklin (Williamson County), Tennessee when thebegan. After the American Civil War had begun, in 1861, he entered militar ...
Battle of Kursk... test for the Waffen-SS was the Battle of Prokhorovka, which was part of the. The SS Panzer Corps had been renamed the II SS Panzer Corps and was part ...
Italy's invasion of EthiopiaIn October 1935, in protest of, Merton joined a picket of the Casa Italiana. The Casa Italiana, establis ...
Battle of Edgecote MoorThe main part of the king's army (without Edward) was defeated at thein 1469, and Edward was subsequently captured at Olney. Warwick then attem ...
Tet Offensive... US military operations in the Vietnam War at its peak (1964–68), during the. He adopted a strategy of attrition against the National Liberation Front ...
American Civil WarLater, during the, New York school teacher John Doughty proposed the offensive use of chlor ...
American RevolutionThe town was first settled around 1805 by Joseph Knight, a minuteman in the, from Oneida County. Knights Creek, which flows into the Genesee River ne ...
encounter... siege, and sent only a small force to oppose him. In the desperately foughtthat followed, Ruricius was killed and his army destroyed. Verona surrende ...
American Revolution... st addressed by the name Benedict Arnold (after the infamous traitor of the) but then named outright in a torrent of abuse from both the group and it ...
Crête-à-Pierrot... , with Dessalines defeating them at the battle for which he is most famous,
Crimean War... e the possibility of Italian unification, such as Britain and France in the
World War II... he 1973 energy crisis, marking the end of the "thirty glorious years" after, combined with the official discourse that the "end of the tunnel was nea ...
Spanish–American War... time of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Puerto Rico in 1898 during the, Ponce was the largest city in the island with a population of 22,000. Po ...
World War II... f Overijssel were recreated. Overijssel was occupied by Nazi Germany duringfrom May 1940 until its liberation in April 1945. The Noordoostpolder, whi ...
Cold WarThe film Dr. Strangelove from 1964 was a popular satire on the. A more humorous brand of satire enjoyed a renaissance in the UK in the e ...
First Manassas... at the battles of Big Bethel, (Bethel Church) VA in June, First Bull Run, () in July and in August, Wilson’s Creek, in southwest Missouri. At all thr ...
Battle of Wuhan... mperor authorized the use of toxic gas on 375 separate occasions during thefrom August to October 1938
Huguenot... with the history of France are the expulsion of the Jews, 1308, and of thes who were declared illegal by the Edict of Fontainebleau, 1685. In both c ...
Battle of Antietam... e they engaged Confederate troops commanded by General Robert E. Lee at the
World War II... olice aide; his older brother died serving in the Imperial Japanese Navy inand is listed in Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. During his youth Lee had a Japa ...
World War IIAfter the onset of, the US War Department decided to add a number of new bases. Fort Rucker ...
French Revolution... ained in the hands of the royal family and mercantilism continued until the. In Germany mercantilism remained an important ideology in the 19th and e ...
Treaty of Paris of 1898... to the United States by Spain at the end of the Spanish–American War by the. The Foraker Act of 1900 provided for an organization of the civilian gov ...
papal conclave... the Dominican Order, in which he acquired great fame as a preacher. At theof January 1276 he became the first member of that order to become Pope. T ...
World War II... nent-wide conspiracy that eventually leads to the events of a fictionalized. It stars Joel McCrea and features Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George ...
2010 general election... ning Minister, Bob Neill, stated that should the Conservative Party win the, they would reverse the decision
Irish general election... iament, considered by nationalists to be the Third Dáil, was elected in theon 16 June 1922. Collins and de Valera agreed a pact between the pro- and ...
Napoleon's invasion of Russia... 1806 Kalisz became a provincial capital within the Duchy of Warsaw. During, following Yorck's Convention of Tauroggen of 1812, von Stein's Treaty of ...
Three Kingdoms... rban and Five Pecks of Rice rebellions, China eventually coalesced into the. Of these Three Kingdoms, Cao Wei was the strongest followed by Eastern W ...
American Civil War... nited States. The population was 20,458 at the 2000 census. It is named forgeneral and South Carolina governor Wade Hampton
World War IAt the outbreak of, Weber, aged 50, volunteered for service and was appointed as a reserve o ...
Port Royal, Nova Scotia... 1st Earl of Stirling established the first incarnation of “New Scotland” at. This set of British triumphs which left only Cape Sable as the only majo ...
Gulf War... changing fortunes of oil since 1985, for example, during and following theof 1990-91. With its highly developed communication and transport faciliti ...
'plug riots'In the 1842a general strike spread from town to town due to conditions in the town. I ...
papal conclave... elected to succeed Pope Pius II by the accessus in the first ballot of theof 1464 with a majority of fourteen of the nineteen cardinals present. Bef ...
civil warRising tensions in England (that culminated in) led to a significant reduction in the number of people and provisions ar ...
1923 general elections... m. He ran as a Labour Party candidate for London University in the 1922 andafter the death of his friend W. H. R. Rivers, but at that point his faith ...
First Boer War... d was independent from 1856 to 1877, then again from 1881 to 1900 after the, in which the Boers regained their independence from the British Empire
World War II... s cultural engagement and his martyrdom during the Occupation of Denmark of. He is commemorated as a martyr in the Calendar of Saints of the Lutheran ...
revolution in Germany... rnment's efforts to secure an armistice were interrupted by the outbreak ofin early November. Maximilian urged Emperor William II to abdicate. Despit ...
Battle of Normandy... . Diekmann, 29 years-old, was killed in action shortly afterward during the, and a large number of the third company, which had committed the massacr ...
Battle of WaterlooThe area took its name from the. In the 1990s, after Waterloo station was chosen as the British terminus ...
Battle of the Ancre... ber when the 45 survivors— thirty of them wounded—surrendered. So ended the, and with it the Battle of the Somme
Cold WarThe Free World is a-era term often used to describe states not under the rule of the Soviet U ...
War of 1812... el John Allen, an attorney and Kentucky state senator who was killed in the. Fort Wayne, founded at the Maumee River, St. Joseph River, and St. Marys ...
Iranian Embassy Siege... example of this was, in 1980 the Metropolitan Police handing control of theto the Special Air Service
Cold War... by Tutsis. Unlike Rwanda, which allied itself with the United States in the, Burundi after independence became affiliated with China
French Revolution... tried unsuccessfully to take advantage of the egalitarian atmosphere of theto press for France's abolition of the trade, which was, in any event, to ...
Battle of Mesilla... 1, and appointed Lewis Owings as the new territorial governor. They won theand established a territorial government with Mesilla serving as its capit ...
Battle of Cowpens... iginal owners, Kate Moore, was a scout for General Daniel Morgan during the
Battle of the Nile... from Sir Hans Sloane. After the defeat of the forces under Napoleon at thein 1801, the Egyptian antiquities collected were confiscated by the Britis ...
ACLU... he Willie Horton ad) and hopelessly liberal ("a card-carrying member of the"). In 1996, President Bill Clinton seized upon opponent Bob Dole's promis ...
Bishops' Wars... les' attempt at resistance to these developments led to the outbreak of the. In the ensuing civil wars, the Scots Covenanters at one point made commo ...
WWII... he Treaty of Shimonoseki of 1895 until the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) of
CabanagemThe, one of the bloodiest regional wars ever in Brazil, which was chiefly dir ...
Warsaw Ghetto UprisingThewas the Jewish insurgency that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto from 19 Apri ...
Second Sino-Japanese War... mintang (KMT) and the insurgent Chinese Communist Party and just before the. On 12 December 1936, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the leader of the Ku ...
World War I... I-94 was built parallel to it—and also was called Red Arrow Highway after aarmy division. The name "U.S. 12" was shifted south to what once was U.S. ...
Black September... o British subjects abroad, such as the advice to evacuate Jordan during theincidents of September 1970. These facilities were privatised in 1997 as M ...
Civil War... nd of William Bunn, Idaho's Territorial Governor. As a young officer in the, Bingham rose from lieutenant to brigadier general; he was awarded the Me ...
War of 1812... chman who fought in the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Tippecanoe and the. DuBois was a merchant who lived mainly in Vincennes. He drowned in 1816 ...
elections... im authority. René Préval was elected President in February 2006, followingmarked by uncertainties and popular demonstrations. The United Nations Sta ...
Battle of Kursk... mans recaptured Belgorod, creating the salient that in July 1943 led to the. The German offensive cost the Red Army an estimated 70,000 casualties bu ...
Zamość UprisingMajor military and sabotage operations included: theof 1942-1943, with AK sabotaging German plans for expulsion of Poles under ...
rebellion... n king Agesilaus, the Persians had pinned him in Asia Minor while fomentingin Greece. Darius attempted to employ the same strategy, but the Spartans ...
broke away from his suzerainty... the Horde to the condition of a vassal-state, though in his later years it. With the other Muslim powers, the Khan of the Crimean Khanate and the su ...
Siege of Savannah... Counties. It was named in honor of Kazimierz Pułaski who was killed at thein the Revolutionary War
Gallipoli Campaign... onvalescing. At around this time his younger brother Hamo was killed in the. (Rupert Brooke, whom Siegfried had briefly met, died on the way there.) ...
World War IIn August 1915, withraging, the Merton family left Prades for the United States. They settled ...
Battle of Eutaw SpringsSite of thein 1781 during the American Revolutionary War
Battle of Austerlitz... re is a name counterpart in Paris: the Gare d'Austerlitz is named after the, one of Napolean's greatest victories. However, this station is less impo ...
War of 1812... ttle of Tippecanoe in 1811. He was killed as a brigadier general during theafter his men had captured York (now Toronto), Canada
referendumIn aheld on July 10, 2005, Puerto Rican voters approved the change to a unicam ...
World War II... northernmost Penrhyn Island, were to be used as bases by the Allies during. The first aircraft, an American light bomber, landed on November 22, 194 ...
World War II... Baden, Switzerland. In both World Wars, the town escaped destruction. After, Baden-Baden became the headquarters of the French forces in Germany
Satsuma Rebellion... ame convinced that Japan's new policy of modernization was wrong and in theof 1877, some Satsuma rebels under the leadership of Saigō fought against ...
Battle of Verdun... he remains of more than 130,000 French and German soldiers that fell at theduring World War I
Bosnian War... s decree was again put to use to receive some Jews from Sarajevo during the
Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy... ron after attacks on their headquarters by some Palestinians angered by the. TIPH came back to Hebron a few months later
Korean War... d Personnel. It was deactivated following the war, then reopened during the. After another short deactivation, it was again reopened and expanded whe ...
Battle of Britain... the Royal Air Force. He was the commander of RAF Fighter Command during the, and is generally credited with playing a crucial role in Britain's defen ...
Battle of the BulgeThe Germans launched a predictable and aggressive counter offensive in thein late 1944 which was turned back in early 1945 by the ill-prepared allie ...
Turkish war... d by all except Ludovico Trevisan. It bound the future Pope to continue the, but he was not to journey outside Rome without the consent of a majority ...
2010 general electionFollowing the, Eric Pickles was appointed Secretary of State for Communities and Local ...
American Revolutionary War... Clinton was first settled by Scots-Irish immigrants two decades before the. It incorporated as a town in 1852, and was named after Henry Clinton You ...
Chinese Civil War... point in Chinese modern history, took place in the city of Xi'an during thebetween the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) and the insurgent Chinese Communist Pa ...
Wars of the Roses... . The first half of his rule was marred by the violence associated with the, but he overcame the Lancastrian challenge to this throne at Tewkesbury i ...
Battle of Tippecanoe... of the Louisiana Purchase. Pike commanded the 4th Infantry Regiment at thein 1811. He was killed as a brigadier general during the War of 1812 after ...
World War IIThe balance of the workforce in America changed duringthrough the dramatic rise of women’s participation as men left their posit ...
general electionsMembers are elected to both chambers inheld every four years, along with the elections for the Governor and the 7 ...
2010 general electionFollowing the, Eric Pickles was appointed Secretary of State for Communities and Local ...
American Civil War... of Baker University, who lived near Baldwin City, Kansas at the time of the. In Baldwin, he developed the practice of osteopathy
World War II... Great Depression temporarily stopped growth in Florida. Before the start of, the largest industries in Brevard were commercial fishing, citrus, and t ...
French Revolution... litical climate having swung in a conservative direction in the wake of the, and in reaction to an increase in radicalism and to slave revolts in the ...
World War IShortly after the end of, Germany's General Staff enthusiastically pursued a recapture of their pr ...
World War I... 130,000 French and German soldiers that fell at the Battle of Verdun during
Anglo-French War (1627–1629)During the, under Charles I, by 1629 the Kirkes took Quebec City, Sir James Stewart ...
Battle of Agincourt... ill applies to wild swans in the UK today. The arms were first borne at theby the Duke of Buckingham
Third Carlist War... narchy, the proclamation of the First Spanish Republic, the outbreak of theand the spread of the ideas of the First International
Slovak National Uprising... man Slovak state headed by Jozef Tiso. In August 1944, Dubček fought in theand was wounded. His brother, Július, was killed
Spanish Civil WarThe world-wide view, on the left, of the, was that the Republicans were fighting to defend, not only a popularly e ...
Revolutionary War... a 1685. New Antrim's location was considered strategically important in thedue to its location near Ramapo Pass. General George Washington and other ...
Second World WarIn the years prior to the, Dowding was the commanding officer of RAF Fighter Command, and was perha ...
War of the First Coalition... tain, the Dutch Republic, and Spain into the war, which became known as the. Once again, there were initial successes against the disorganized armies ...
World War II... skull and backbone of a defeated enemy god. This helmet, which resembles a-era gas mask, is also his sigil in the galleries of the other Endless, as ...
Second Northern WarSoon after Sweden opened thein the Baltic by attacking the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the Dutch m ...
2010 general election... ning Minister, Bob Neill, stated that should the Conservative Party win the, they would reverse the decision
Crimean WarFile:Wh russell cartoon.png| Punch: war reporter, W H Russell,The increasing importance of cinema in the early 20th century provided a n ...
World War IIAfter America enteredin December 1941, Johnson, still in Congress, became a commissioned office ...
Fort Sumter... efore Lincoln took office on March 4, 1861. After the Confederate attack onApril 12, 1861 and Lincoln's subsequent call for troops on April 15, four ...
Third Battle of Kharkov... harkov from the north, the SS Panzer Corps directly attacked Kharkov in theon 11 March. This led to four days of house-to-house fighting before Khark ...
Megalopolis... us attempted to employ the same strategy, but the Spartans were defeated at
American Revolutionary War... tirement, Bute was accused by many Americans in the years leading up to theas having an undue corrupting influence over the British government. He di ...
Glorious Revolution... was strongest. The modern situation largely dates from 1690, when after thethe majority of Scottish bishops were non-jurors, and in response Presbyte ...
first elections... arts, each of which would have a separate home rule parliament. In 1921 thewere held to these new bodies. The general election created the House of C ...
World War II... Poland. Her mother was a Dutch Protestant who was a prisoner of war during. Seymour was educated at the Arts Educational School in Tring, Hertfordsh ...
American Revolutionary War... n County fled to Canada. In 1784, following the peace treaty that ended the, the name of Tryon County was changed to Montgomery County in honor of th ...
Tartan Day... ken a break from acting to concentrate on writing his autobiography. At thecelebrations in New York in March 2006, Connery again confirmed his retire ...
World War II... derelict for 22 years, before reopening in 1962. Other areas damaged duringbombing included: in September 1940 two unexploded bombs hit the Edward VI ...
2005 general election... Conservative, Stewart Jackson MP , who defeated Labour's Helen Clark in the. In 1997 the North West Cambridgeshire constituency was formed, incorpora ...
Cold WarIn the late 1960s, at the height of theand Vietnam War, he showed his serious side when at his own expense he int ...
Vietnam War... l Gore was stationed at Fort Rucker before his five-month deployment in the
American Civil War... prosper. Hazard's company was among the biggest gunpowder suppliers for the
Revolutionary WarAs theapproached, both the British and the Americans sought Iroquois support. Th ...
Bristoe Station... ed Warren's infantry and escaped disaster. After the Confederate repulse atand an aborted advance on Centreville, Stuart's cavalry shielded the withd ...
September 11, 2001 attacks... living in the area as of 2005, a jump from the 15,000 to 20,000 before the
Revolutionary WarWest Point was a fortified site during the. Originally picked due to the abnormal S-curve in the Hudson at this poin ...
Moscow Uprising of 1682... dding, on 7 May, without surviving issue. The news of his death sparked the
wars of independence... gs in Spanish America after the end of the war, which eventually led to the. In Portuguese America, Brazil experienced greater autonomy as it now ser ...
Italian Campaign... ish intelligence and ensure an easy passage for U.S. forces involved in the. Albert Anastasia, who controlled the docks, promised that no dockworker ...
World War IIDuring, Cocoa Beach experienced money shortages for employees, and money to fix ...
Siege of Jerusalem (1099)... coast and between the Crusader States and Egypt. In 1099, shortly after the, an Egyptian Fatimid army that had been sent to relieve Jerusalem was def ...
Battle of Hobkirk Hill... defeat of the Revolution, was fought on August 16, 1780 in Camden, and thewas fought between around 1,400 American troops led by General Nathanael G ...
Civil War... munity, growing mixed hay grains and raising cattle. For a period after the, Berlin was home to a large shoe factory, and shoe manufacturing and lumb ...
World War II... he became an artillery officer and served in several different commands. Inhe saw combat in Tunisia, Sicily, France and Germany. He reached the tempo ...
Battle of South Mountain... followed Jackson's men through the city a few days later on the way to the, where Reno was killed. In July 1864, Confederate troops led by Lieutenan ...
World War II... ssentially mercantilist trade policy that threatened to undermine the post-international economic structure
Third Italian War of Independence... ex Austrian-controlled Venice. King Emmanuel agreed to the alliance and thebegan. The victory against Austria allowed Italy to annex Venice. The one ...
Peloponnesian War... s twice briefly interrupted by oligarchic revolution towards the end of the. It was modified somewhat after it was restored under Eucleides; the most ...
World War IIHamilton County’s roots are in agriculture. However after, Indianapolis grew north and the county developed as a suburb. Many farm ...
local government elections of 18 May 2011In the, the Democratic Alliance (DA) won an outright majority, taking 135 of the ...
Albigensian Crusade... st before and during the 2nd and 3rd centuries. Conversion to Islam and the(1209–1229) greatly reduced the remaining number of Gnostics throughout th ...
2010 General Election... ox hunting and the culling of badgers meant he did not vote for them at the. His group, Save Me (named after the May-written Queen song), campaigns f ...
Battle of the Nile... l towed Vanguard to Sardinia. Under Nelson’s command, Ball took part in the, and his ship, the Alexander, was the second British ship to fire on the ...
Xa Loi Pagoda raids... las. This most notably occurred on the night of August 21, 1963, during theconducted by the Special Forces, which caused a death toll estimated to ra ...
Battle of Buxar... trative rights over the regions of Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa, following thein 1765. After the defeat of Tipu Sultan, most of South India came either ...
Brown v. Board of Education... ion:347 US 483). Briggs was the first filed of the four cases combined into, the famous case in which the U.S. Supreme Court, in 1954, officially ove ...
Glorious Revolution... general religious tolerance, this was one of the grievances that led to thethat ousted him from the throne
War of Independence... elected in 1921. One of its most important acts was to bring an end to theby ratifying the controversial Anglo-Irish Treaty
World War IThe first major land boom began in the 1920s with the end of. People flooded into the state of Florida as land prices soared, only to ...
Vandalic War... arics. In 455, they sacked the city of Rome. Their kingdom collapsed in theof 533–4, in which Justinian I managed to reconquer the Africa province fo ...
Teen Behavior Modification Program... n the context of "New Religions/Cults", but equally under the headings of "s; Terrorist Groups; Dysfunctional Corporate Culture; Interpersonal Violen ...
Ice Hockey Varsity Match... in 1885 the Oxford University Ice Hockey Club was formed to play the firstagainst traditional rival Cambridge in St. Moritz, Switzerland, although t ...
2001 shoe bomb plot... executed or planned terrorist acts of the early 2000s, most notably in theand the 2005 London Underground bombings. Several detection devices have b ...
World War IThe township started to experience major growth afterand World War II as part of a general trend of population movement from ne ...
Revolt of 1173–1174... er III in St. Peter's Church in Segni. On 12 July 1174, in the midst of the, Henry humbled himself with public penance at Becket's tomb as well as at ...
Spanish Civil War... ions of February 1936 came the July 1936 armed insurrection that led to the. The defeat of the initial military rebellion in Catalonia placed Catalon ...
King William's War... urned in 1676 during King Philip's War, then again in 1689 at the outset of, and was not resettled until after the 1713 Treaty of Portsmouth. The tow ...
Ipsus... onsiderable force of 500 war elephants, which would play a decisive role at(301 BC)
World War II... ly soldiers. They were the major beret suppliers to the armed forces during, including famously Field Marshal Montgomery
World War IThe major powers respected Switzerland's neutrality during, though the Grimm-Hoffmann Affair did come close into calling it into que ...
Battle of Stalingrad... ans suffered a devastating defeat when the 6th Army was defeated during the. Hitler ordered the SS Panzer Corps back to the Eastern Front for the cou ...
Polish October... aves of displacement during the war and emigration after the war, after the1956 thaw and following the 1968 Polish political crisis, put an end to se ...
Viet Minh... he French Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps against the communistforces led by Ho Chi Minh. The VNA fought in a wide range of campaigns inc ...
Battle of Boxtel... tember Wellesley's unit came under fire just east of Breda, just before the. For the latter part of the campaign, during the winter, his unit defende ...
war in Ethiopia... persecution of the German Jewish community, and Mussolini's conduct of the. In 1938 the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published on its front page ...
Gothic War (376–382)Part of the, the battle is often considered the start of the final collapse of the We ...
invasion of Iraq... our of these countries supplied combat forces directly participating in the: the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Poland. Other countrie ...
Cromwellian conquest of IrelandIn the wake of the mid 17th century, Oliver Cromwell deported many Irish prisoners of war into slavery or ind ...
presidential electionNo Republican has won thein Manhattan since 1924, when Calvin Coolidge won a plurality of the New Y ...
September 11 attacksAfter an airline recession and the effects on the airline industry of thein 2001 all airlines that flew across the Atlantic suffered badly
World War I... oduced by Studio Ghibli and released in 1992. The story is about an Italianfighter ace, now living as a freelance bounty hunter chasing "air pirates" ...
September 11, 2001 attacks... ons, and rules against any object that could be used as a weapon. Since the, airport security has dramatically increased
Siberian Expedition... na and pledges of keeping an "Open Door Policy" (門戸開放政策). In July 1918, thewas launched with the deployment of 75,000 Japanese troops. In August 1918 ...
Seven Years' WarSome of the first British-sanctioned settlers to the island following thewere Irish, although upon settlement, they merged with local French commun ...
an unsuccessful coup... e Selassie was on a state visit to Brazil, his Imperial Guard forces staged, briefly proclaiming Haile Selassie's eldest son Asfa Wossen as emperor. ...
Wyatt's rebellion... Bloody Mary". When Thomas Wyatt the younger instigated what became known as, John Ponet, the highest-ranking ecclesiastic among the exiles, allegedly ...
Battle of Arras (1917)... ng the Third Battle of Ypres but was not as severe as the two months of the(4,076 per day) or the final Hundred Days offensive in 1918 (3,685 per day ...
American Civil War... lewit, but Carol was too compelling to be dismissed, and, by the end of the, copies of the book were in wide circulation. The New York Times publishe ...
Civil War... hinese history. For example, following the victory of the Communists in the, many Chinese bore "revolutionary names" such as Qiangguo (, lit. "Strong ...
British Army... David Railton had seen a grave marked by a rough cross while serving in theas a chaplain on the Western Front, which bore the pencil-written legend " ...
World War II... specified for military uses, in the form "RG-#" or "RG-#/U". They date fromand were listed in MIL-HDBK-216 published in 1962. These designations are ...
Tet Offensive... States forces "won every battle." The turning point of the war was the 1968, in which communist forces, having staged a diversion at the Battle of Kh ...
Irish War of Independence... House of Commons but instead set up an Irish parliament, Dáil Éireann; thefollowed almost immediately. The dominant leaders in the new unilaterally ...
Tambov RebellionThe Bolsheviks also employed poison gas in 1921 during the. An order signed by military commander
Battle of Kashgar... th Division (National Revolutionary Army) led by General Ma Zhancang at theand Battle of Yarkand. All the Afghan volunteers were killed by the Chines ...
2007–2008 Kenyan crisis... rted electoral fraud on Kibaki's side in the 2007 elections resulted in the
World War IIDuring, the Hammond Airport (now Hammond Northshore Regional Airport) served as ...
First Servile War... northern limits of the Roman Empire. The leader of the rebel slaves in the, a Syrian named Eunus, claimed to receive visions of Atargatis, whom he i ...
Battle of Svensksund... 88 (the Theater War). After the decisive defeat of the Russian fleet at thein 1790, the parties signed the Treaty of Värälä (14 August 1790), returni ...
Civil War... were one to make cashmere, and several mills supplied gunpowder during the. However, the industry was stopped by the town after one of the mills exp ...
Magna Carta... King and Becket. Disgruntled peers attempted to undo Henry's reforms by theforced on King John, but by that time the reforms had progressed too far — ...
Spanish Civil War... uncle David Guest, a lecturer and Communist Party member, was killed in thefighting in the International Brigades
Battle of Dien Bien Phu... not limited to the Battle of Na San (1952), Operation Atlas (1953) and the(1954)
American Revolution... was part of the Central New York Military Tract used to pay soldiers of the. "Virgil" was the name of one of the townships of the Military Tract, thi ...
World War II... Hull BB-65 was originally to be the first ship of the s, but changes duringresulted in her being reordered as an . Adherence to the Iowa-class layout ...
Great Rising of 1381... Lollardy and the religious and political radicalism of John Ball during the. (Ball appropriated Piers and other characters in the poem for his own ve ...
1993 World Trade Center bombing... "Reflecting Absence" honors the victims of the September 11 attacks and the. The memorial, designed by Peter Walker and Israeli-American architect Mi ...
World War II... January 29, 1942, in favor of hemispheric unity against the Axis Powers infavoring Peru with the territory they occupied at the time the war came to ...
Easter RisingTheof 1916, the Irish War of Independence, and the subsequent Irish Civil War ...
Muslim invasions... soldiers more mobility to react to the raids of the enemy, particularly thewhich reached Europe in 711. So it was that the armies of the Frankish rul ...
Battle of Adasa... eucid army under General Nicanor was defeated by Judah (ib. 7:26–50) at the, with Nicanor himself killed in action. Next, Bacchides was sent with Alc ...
Kosovo War... iated with the Bush Doctrine, Horowitz opposed American intervention in the, arguing that it was unnecessary and harmful to U.S. interests. He has re ...
mutiny... unty when they discovered Aitutaki on April 11, 1789, prior to the infamous
Juno Beach... lvados, commemorates the D-Day landing of the Canadian liberation forces atduring World War II in 1944. The cult of Saint Thérèse de Lisieux brings l ...
First Crusade... leaders. This battle is widely considered to have signified the end of the. Until 1153, the Fatimids were able to launch raids into the Kingdom of J ...
Civil WarAfter the, pioneer families arrived, and Melbourne was founded in 1867 by former sl ...
Ypres... ring the early stages of the war including the use of poison gas attacks at. Losses became grave, and the government eventually brought in conscripti ...
riots by workers in Poznań... er the 20th Soviet Party Congress in Moscow ushered in de-Stalinization andensued, there was a shakeup in the communist regime. While retaining most ...
Third CrusadeWalter accompanied Richard on the, and was one of the principals involved in raising Richard's ransom after ...
Rebellion of the Seven States... questioned. After several insurrections by Han kings—the largest being thein 154 BCE—the imperial court enacted a series of reforms beginning in 145 ...
Punic Wars... able opponent: the powerful Phoenician city-state of Carthage. In the three, Chartage was eventually destroyed and Rome gained control over Hispania, ...
Haitian Revolution... nts was the arrival of a significant number of French citizens, fleeing theof 1792-1804. The effect of this mass migration was not felt significantly ...
Operation Tempest... y Germany; Operation Jula – another rail sabotage in 1944; and most notablyin 1944, a series of nationwide uprisings whose chief goal was to seize co ...
Iraq War... ole Clements. This unit has been on several deployments, many involving the
American Revolutionary WarThe disfranchisement of British subjects in America led to theunder the rallying cry "No taxation without representation"
World War IIThe township started to experience major growth after World War I andas part of a general trend of population movement from nearby cities to th ...
Battle of Civitate... e." Leo IX led the army himself but his forces suffered total defeat at theon June 15, 1053. Nonetheless, on going out from the city to meet the vict ...
Battle of Khe Sanh... Tet Offensive, in which communist forces, having staged a diversion at the, attacked cities and towns throughout South Vietnam. US and South Vietnam ...
Wars of Religion... the sixteenth century Sedan was an asylum for Protestant refugees from the
Quatre Bras... 's forces going to aid Blücher's Prussians by fighting a blocking action at. Ney failed to clear the cross-roads and Wellington reinforced the positi ...
First World War... o the rank of Brigadier-General, saw no more operational service during the
Battle of Ascalon... had been sent to relieve Jerusalem was defeated by a Crusader force at the. The city itself was not captured by the Crusaders because of internal di ...
Battle of Na San... he VNA fought in a wide range of campaigns including but not limited to the(1952), Operation Atlas (1953) and the Battle of Dien Bien Phu (1954)
World War II... ere made to build a new presidential palace on the grounds. The outbreak ofsaved the building, which had been renamed Áras an Uachtaráin (meaning hou ...
Battle of Điện Biên PhủFollowing their defeat at the, the French began negotiations to leave Vietnam. As a result of peace acc ...
Cave of the Patriarchs massacre... . Since The Oslo Agreement, violent episodes have recurred in the city. Thetook place on February 25, 1994 when Baruch Goldstein, an Israeli physicia ...
World War IIFrom 1936 to 1968, Mobil sponsored an economy run each year (except during) in which domestic automobiles of various manufacturers in several price ...
World War IIFollowing, Ruanda-Urundi became a United Nations Trust Territory under Belgian admi ...
Vietnam War... tion in the United States and worked for black civil rights and against theHeschel was an activist for civil rights in the United States
World War I... ingau). From there after, thousands of Germans emigrated to Australia until. Also, German was the most identified ethnicity behind English and Irish ...
September 11 attacksA memorial called "Reflecting Absence" honors the victims of theand the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. The memorial, designed by Peter W ...
Civil WarAt the outbreak of themany men from Catoosa County enlisted in the Confederate army. They joined ...
Vietnam WarDuring the, Jaffee also created the short-lived gag cartoon "Hawks and Doves", in wh ...
2008 presidential election... and Democratic-leaning area within the Fairbanks North Star Borough. In the, the Ester precinct gave Barack Obama 379 votes (50.9% of the total) comp ...
Battle of Elasa... of twenty thousand infantry and two thousand cavalry, and met Judah at the(Laisa), where this time it was the Hasmonean commander who was killed. (1 ...
Brazilian Carnival... traditions. It is recognized around the world as a symbol of Brazil and the. Considered one of the most popular Brazilian cultural expressions, samba ...
Second World War... , was launched. German programmes commenced shortly before the start of theand by the end of 1942 broadcasts were being made in all major European la ...
Irish Civil War... he Easter Rising of 1916, the Irish War of Independence, and the subsequentresulted in a significant amount of physical destruction in central Dublin ...
Star Wars... n Ishii's bodyguard in the film Kill Bill 1. In the science-fiction/fantasyfilms, MagnaGuard is General Grievous's bodyguard, duties performed on spe ...
Battle of the Wilderness... brigadier general; he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at the
Seven Years' War... cto Prime Minister, and was successful in ending the Whig dominance and the, but King George began to see through him, and turned against him after b ...
War of 1812... oing into the fur business. The new venture, however, was unsuccessful; thehad ruined businesses that tried to sell overseas and he was forced to dec ...
Russo-Japanese War... en Cockerel. Its implied criticism of monarchy, Russian imperialism and thegave it little chance of passing the censors. The premiere was delayed unt ...
First Battle of Sedan... emperor Napoleon III was taken prisoner with 100,000 of his soldiers at the
War of 1812... he new state of Maryland to Nathaniel Pigman in 1783. On February 14, 1819,veteran named Edward Hughes bought a section of the grant and began subdiv ...
Polish–Russian War of 1792... the Targowica Confederation. After defeating Polish loyalist forces in theand in the Kościuszko Uprising (1794), Russia completed the partitioning o ...
Cenepa War... r. Each country blamed the other for the onset of hostilities, known as the. Sixto Durán Ballén, the Ecuadorian president, famously declared that he ...
Battle of Germantown... ntinental Army were encamped here after their October 4, 1777 defeat at the, and immediately prior to their march to Valley Forge. From December 5–8, ...
Battle of Bushy RunHarrison City is near the site of the. Penn-Trafford High School is in Harrison City, and the CDP is served by ...
French RevolutionAfter theof 1789, Catherine rejected many principles of the Enlightenment that she ...
Montgomery Bus Boycott... r, King became a civil rights activist early in his career. He led the 1955and helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 19 ...
Greek Civil War... y mid-1947, as East-West tensions over economic recovery in Germany and theescalated, Eisenhower gave up his hopes for cooperation with the Soviets a ...
Irish War of IndependenceThe Easter Rising of 1916, the, and the subsequent Irish Civil War resulted in a significant amount of p ...
Napoleonic Wars... ck to 1816 when the new Prussian province Rhineland was created. Before theall of the area belonged to the duchy of Jülich
American Civil War... itself at the Battle of Manassas/Bull Run, the first major encounter of the. The Fourth Alabama Infantry, which contained two Huntsville companies, w ...
War of the Eight PrincesThe Jin Dynasty was severely weakened after thefrom 291 to 306 AD. During the reigns of Emperor Huai of Jin and Emperor M ...
Huguenot... ntedates by several years those more brilliantly expressed but less radicalwritings which have usually been taken to represent the Tyrannicide-theori ...
the first world war... given to the smallest home town battalion of volunteers formed to fight in. The Pals battalions were a peculiarity of the 1914-18 war: Lord Kitchene ...
Great Persecution... t by the spring of 303, in time to witness the beginnings of Diocletian's "", the most severe persecution of Christians in Roman history. In late 302 ...
Seven Years' War... eturned) into an aristocratic family. His father was an aged veteran of thewho died before Vigny's 20th birthday; his mother, twenty years younger, w ...
invadedDuring World War II the German troops firstneutral Belgium and crossed the Meuse River by winning the Second Battle o ...
Easter Rising... took over a number of key locations in Dublin, in what became known as the. After its defeat, it was widely described both by British politicians an ...
leadership contest... Lynch's resignation came as no surprise. He narrowly defeated Colley in theand succeeded Lynch as Taoiseach
American Revolution... ngton, who, in his capacity as Commander of the Continental Army during the, passed through the area several times. In May 1781, George Washington sl ...
Chinese Civil War... World War II, post-war economic conditions compounded with the then-ongoingcaused severe inflation across mainland China and in Taiwan, made worse by ...
Battle of Lima Site 85... ir Force Chief Master Sergeant Richard Etchberger who was killed during thein the Vietnam War. A 50th belated award, to Army Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo, ...
Battle of Hannut... e town, in 1578, the Battle of Gembloux was fought in 1578; in May 1940 thetook place nearby, a tank battle during the larger Battle of France
Revolutionary WarAt the start of the, Hanover consisted of about 500 homes, most of which were built out of lo ...
Rice paddies... required for mere survival, say of yams (in Papua) or rice (in Indonesia).are well-suited for the monsoons of Southeast Asia. The rice paddies of So ...
World War II... pre-war Oldsmobile rolled off the assembly line on February 5, 1942. During, Oldsmobile produced numerous kinds of material for the war effort, inclu ...
World War IIDuring, when Poland was under Nazi German occupation, the German authorities con ...
World Trade Center attacks... e accident took place on 11 September 2001, which landed shortly before thein the United States. This was not a revenue flight, as all the passengers ...
First World War... most fervently accepted by the Muslims of British India. By the eve of the, the Ottoman state, despite its weakness vis-à-vis Europe, represented th ...
French RevolutionAs was the case for every noble family, thediminished the family's circumstances considerably. After Napoléon's defea ...
Second Seminole War... ance (1835–1836) and Fort Micanopy (1837–1843) were located here during the. Some of the bloodiest battles of that war took place along the road sout ...
Chemical weapons in the Rif War... ustard gas bombs in an attempt to put down the Berber rebellion. (See also:
Battle of France... 940 the Battle of Hannut took place nearby, a tank battle during the larger
World War IBy the start of, the 77 mm had become the standard German weapon, and came mounted on a l ...
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War... t of the campaign to extend the rule of the British East India Company, thebroke out in 1798 against the Sultan of Mysore, Tipu Sultan. Arthur's brot ...
U.S. plan to invade Iraq... ct, the United Kingdom's government remained the strongest supporter of thealbeit originally seeking a UN Mandate. Prime Minister Tony Blair frequent ...
Cold War... favorite elements of Hayter's script, but also returned it to the originalsetting of the Watchmen comic. Similar to his approach to 300, Snyder used ...
Irish Republican Brotherhood... defected to Sinn Féin. At this time Sinn Féin was being infiltrated by the, who saw it as a vehicle for their aims; it had several local councillors ...
Battle of Plassey... with the opportunity to seize a firm foothold in Indian politics. After thein 1757, during which the East India Company's Bengal army under Robert Cl ...
Battle of Britain... Noué (Christmas festival), La Faîs'sie d'Cidre (cidermaking festival), theair display, Jersey Live Music Festival, Branchage Film Festival, food fes ...
Philippine Sea... f Midway, the Eastern Solomons, and the Santa Cruz Islands in 1942, and thein 1944. Each of these battles was strategically significant, to varying d ...
November 1962 special electionKennedy entered the Senate in ato fill the seat once held by his brother John. He was elected to a full s ...
World War I... n 1917. With Coventry's industrial base continuing to soar after the end ofa year later, numerous private and council housing developments took place ...
Second Battle of Sedan... ps first invaded neutral Belgium and crossed the Meuse River by winning thethat lasted from 12 to 15 May 1940. This battle allowed them to win the wh ...
Battles of Villmergen... rope. The confessional tensions remained, however, and erupted again in thein 1656 and 1712
1981 general election... mained on in Dáil Éireann as a TD until his retirement from politics at the
French Revolutionary WarsDuring the, French armies enveloped Switzerland during their battles against Austria ...
World War I... tember 1914 to 22 January 1922. His pontificate was largely overshadowed byand its political, social and humanitarian consequences in Europe
World War II... cing 75 percent of the world's supply of white canvas shoes. However, afterthe shoe industry began to decline, and between 1957 and 1961 the largest ...
Phormium... of secateurs, and was able to clip the fibrous leaves of New Zealand flax (tenax) and twigs up to at least 8mm in diameter. Like many other birds, mo ...
Vietnam War... African Americans came, settling mainly in Milwaukee; and after end of thecame an influx of Hmongs
American Civil War... d molasses, the last of which was part of the rum-making process. After theended in 1865, Yulee was imprisoned, the slaves were freed and the site wa ...
Conquest of Acadia... va Scotia and Acadia were Mi'kmaq, Maliseet and Acadian. Before the Britishin 1710, these militias fought the New Englanders in King William's War an ...
Great Purge... of Sergei Kirov on December 1, 1934, which served as one of the triggers toof the Communist Party, Zinoviev, Kamenev, and their closest associates we ...
2010 gubernatorial election... 0.9% of the total) compared with 320 votes (43.0%) for John McCain.. In the, Democrat Ethan Berkowitz received 419 votes (54.8%) to Republican Sean P ...
Vietnam War... th in 1968, he had refocused his efforts on ending poverty and stopping the
Battle of Balaclava... d the blunders that led to the loss of life for 360 British soldiers at the. Imprisonment—both literal and figurative—is a major theme of the novel, ...
Civil WarAmerican settlement began after the, when Union sympathizers who had farmed on Cape Sable to supply Key West ...
Second World War... es its ancestry to turnips sowed in Westport shortly after 1876. During the, a coastal defense installation was raised on Gooseberry Island. The town ...
Midway... s of and to Yamamoto for his planned showdown with the American carriers at(Shōhō was to have been employed at Midway in a tactical role supporting t ...
French RevolutionLeopold's reign also saw the acceleration of the. Although Leopold was sympathetic to the revolutionaries, he was also the ...
World War I... last large scale military use of catapults was during the trench warfare of. During the early stages of the war, catapults were used to throw hand gr ...
invade Iraq... ted in. Canada and Mexico did not support the United States's later move to
Battle of White Marsh... ediately prior to their march to Valley Forge. From December 5–8, 1777, thewas fought here between British and American forces. Throughout the encamp ...
World War IIDuring, Popponesset Island was used for amphibious assaults and training
September 11 attacks... istributed over $2 million to the families of the 343 firemen killed in thein 2001 in addition to providing funding for necessities such as a new mob ...
land offensive... the sea, forcing Japan to try to take Port Moresby by land. Japan began itstowards Port Moresby along the Kokoda Track on 21 July from Buna and Gona. ...
Second Italo-Abyssinian War... 1935, Fascist Italy used mustard gas during the invasion of Ethiopia in the. Ignoring the Geneva Protocol, which it signed seven years earlier, the I ...
World War I... cating their desire for another long-lasting pontificate at the outbreak of, which he labeled “the suicide of civilized Europe.” The war and its cons ...
Dummer's War... Woolwich, Phippsburg and Bath (which included West Bath). Abandoned duringand beleaguered during the French and Indian Wars, the region resettled sl ...
legislative election of 1957... ternal life in Poland. Several years of relative stabilization followed the
Great Rising of 1381John Ball, a priest involved as a leader in the(also known as the Peasants' Revolt), included Piers and other characters ...
British Army... ropped up on some sort of embankment to get the muzzle pointed skyward. Theadopted the 13-pounder quickly producing new mountings suitable for AA use ...
Guild Wars... s of games which feature instances are World of Warcraft, Everquest2, Aion,, RuneScape', "Star Trek Online", and DC Universe Online
Black Hawk War... of Illinois to the U.S. enraged many Sauk (Sac) Indians and led to the 1832. As punishment for the uprising, and as part of a larger settlement strat ...
War of the Spanish Succession... utat de Mallorca (English: City of Majorca) and Ciutat were used before theand are still used by people in Majorca. However, the official name was Ma ...
conclave... ogna until he went to Rome after the death of Pope Paul to take part in theat which he was chosen as pope
2010 Senate election... ed 419 votes (54.8%) to Republican Sean Parnell's 321 votes (42.0%). In the, Democrat Scott McAdams received 335 votes (43.7%) compared with 211 vote ...
Philippine RevolutionDuring thethe Province of Manila was the 8th and last Province to revolt against Spa ...
Peninsular War... e United States in the War of 1812 (1812–15), and the French engaged in the(1808–14). The Iberian conflict began when Portugal continued trade with t ...
Seven Years' WarDuring thethe Battle of Hastenbeck was fought on July 26, 1757, near the city. The F ...
American Civil War... ory and population steadily shrank from 73% to 34% during the course of thedue to successful Union overland campaigns, their control of inland waterw ...
1885 general election... represented nationally after the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 after theby Accrington (UK Parliament constituency). This seat was abolished in the ...
Chaeronea... mony, but Theban influence faded quickly in the rest of Greece. Finally, atin 338 BC, the combined forces of Thebes and Athens, driven into each othe ...
American Civil WarEarly in the, the Battle of Balls Bluff took place near Leesburg on October 21, 1861. ...
Polish–Austrian War... led by Józef Poniatowski, participated in numerous campaigns, including theof 1809, the French invasion of Russia in 1812, and the German campaign of ...
Huguenot... therefore contains more straightforward abuse than subtle irony. The FrenchIsaac Casaubon pointed out in 1605 that satire in the Roman fashion was so ...
Siege of Louisbourg (1758)... re were forcibly deported during the second wave of the expulsion after the. In the Ile Saint-Jean Campaign (1758) General Jeffery Amherst ordered Co ...
raid... his controversial role in planning and approving the famous Allied commandoin August 1942
diplomatic crisis... hand of Pakistan-based militant groups in the attacks resulting in a majorbetween the two countries. Delhi again witnessed terrorist attacks in Octo ...
French RevolutionDuring the, Fontainebleau was temporarily renamed Fontaine-la-Montagne, meaning "Fou ...
Cold War... nd religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post-world
Civil WarDuring the, Pequannock was a stop on the underground railroad. The Giles Mandeville ...
War of 1812... Gen. James Taylor Jr., Quartermaster General of the western US Army in the. The City was once the eastern part of his plantation. The name Bellevue ...
American Revolution... s, and Quakers through to the period of English rule, and beyond. After the, the Mid-Atlantic region hosted each of the historic capitals of the Unit ...
Battle of Tondibi... d trade routes with much difficulty from the downfall of the Songhai at the(13 March, 1591) to around the end of the 17th century
Battle of Stalingrad... nth. This name has in turn been lent to a steel factory made notable by the, a Moscow sweets factory that is well known in Russia, and a fictional So ...
Civil War... of the towns along the Tchefuncte to New Orleans in the decades before the. After the Union capture of New Orleans, this area remained under nominal ...
American Civil War... hoid fever killed more than 6000 settlers between 1607 and 1624. During the, 81,360 Union soldiers died of typhoid or dysentery. In the late 19th cen ...
Napoleonic Wars... he French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars. In 1808, during the, Catalonia was occupied by the troops of General Guillaume Philibert Duhe ...
French Revolutionary Wars... conflicts arose on the French border, due to the French Revolution and the. In 1808, during the Napoleonic Wars, Catalonia was occupied by the troop ...
Chinese Civil War... om Manchuria, the communists were able to conduct the initial phases of the
Union blockade... mpaigns, their control of inland waterways into the South, and the seacoast. These created an insurmountable disadvantage in men, supplies and financ ...
limited engagement at Mayi... owever, a court conference the following year convinced the majority that ainvolving the assassination of the Chanyu would throw the Xiongnu realm in ...
Operation Iraqi FreedomThe AH-64 took part in invasion of Iraq in 2003 during. In one engagement on 24 March 2003, 31 Apaches were damaged, and one Apa ...
World War IIAfter the Pearl Harbor attack and the United States entry into, the Air Force's use of the airport changed to being a base for antisubma ...
War of 1812... merican Revolution, it was the most populous county in Virginia. During the, important Federal documents and government archives were evacuated from ...
Cold War... the Daugavpils Ghetto where the town's Jews were forced to live. During theit was the site of the Lociki air base, 12 km northeast of the town itself
skirmishes over the Siachen Glacier... ars over Kashmir—the Indo-Pakistani Wars of 1947, 1965 and 1999—and several. India claims the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir and administers appro ...
Battle of HastenbeckDuring the Seven Years' War thewas fought on July 26, 1757, near the city. The French army defeated the H ...
French Revolution... e of the manuscripts at Anchin Abbey and annotated many of them. During thehis manuscripts passed to the library at Douai
2010 Sudanese presidential election... pite his international arrest warrant, Omar al-Bashir was re-elected in the, the first democratic election with multiple political parties participat ...
World War IDuring, the grounds were used to test the first British tanks. An area was dug w ...
World War IBoley's development paralleled that of the railroad. After, a fall in agricultural prices and the bankruptcy of the railroad caused ...
Lincoln County War... . Wallace served as Governor of the New Mexico Territory at the time of theand worked to bring an end to the fighting
2002 Venezuelan coup d'état attempt... the extreme of advocating a nondemocratic, insurrectional path." After the, in which the media played a significant role, there was a change in edit ...
October 2005... risis between the two countries. Delhi again witnessed terrorist attacks inand September 2008 resulting in the deaths of 62 and 30 civilians respecti ...
Tesla MotorsPage is an active investor in alternative energy companies, such as, which developed the Tesla Roadster, a range battery electric vehicle. He ...
Seven Years' War... y negotiations, held before the 1763 Treaty of Paris was signed, ending the, were at Fontainebleau
Battle of Ad Decimum... from Carthage. Gelimer quickly assembled an army, and met Belisarius at the; the Vandals were winning the battle until Gelimer's brother Ammatas and ...
American RevolutionBy the time of the, it was the most populous county in Virginia. During the War of 1812, imp ...
Civil WarDuring the, David Pierson, a young attorney, was elected to represent the parish at ...
Quasi-War... during an undeclared naval war with Britain and France, later known as the. They were signed into law by President John Adams. Opposition to Federal ...
World War I... inent in Hayes. The provision of adequate housing did not begin until after, with the creation of modest dwellings of the garden suburb type
Thirty Years' War... ry of the New World (16th century) and the outbreak and consequences of the(1618–48), the city began to decline gradually. Around 1700, it was altern ...
Operation Desert Storm... e deployed to Saudi Arabia in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. Duringon 17 January 1991, eight AH-64As guided by four MH-53 Pave Low IIIs destr ...
2009 Gubernatorial Election... the vote, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who received around 40%. In the, Republican Chris Christie received 58.5% of the vote, defeating Democrat ...
American Revolutionary War... argest ore mine in the area, supplying much of the iron ore used during the. The last mine in the township closed in the late 1960s
Battle of Monte Cassino... y, the source of the Benedictine Order, here around 529. It was the site ofin 1944. The site has been visited many times by the Popes and other senio ...
September 11 attacks... owever, a similar referendum, called for before, but held shortly after thein 2001 in the US, was defeated by over 77% of voters
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre... d his personal experience (he was in Walsingham's house in Paris during the), Sidney was a keenly militant Protestant. In the 1570s, he had persuaded ...
Battle of Adrianople... st of the city, Emperor Baldwin was decisively defeated and captured at theby the Bulgarians; he was executed by the Bulgarian Emperor Kaloyan in 120 ...
1943 federal election... ble to get the better of Curtin. By the time the writs were dropped for the, the Coalition had sunk into near paralysis. At the election, the Coaliti ...
French RevolutionIn the 1790s, new conflicts arose on the French border, due to theand the French Revolutionary Wars. In 1808, during the Napoleonic Wars, Ca ...
Council of Florence... r John VIII Palaeologus attended the Council of Ferrara, later known as the, to discuss a union of the Orthodox and Catholic churches. Despite being ...
Treaty of Roskilde... bygden endured hardship and suffered devastation during the times after thein 1658, during Scania's transition from being a Danish to becoming a Swed ...
Cenepa WarIn 1995, the FAP took part in theagainst Ecuador covering operations by the army and navy. After the war, t ...
attacked... powers. In December 2001, the Parliament of India building in New Delhi wasby armed militants resulting in the death of six security personnel. India ...
Austrian Civil War... rial interference with his output. Low produced numerous cartoons about the, the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, the 1936 Summer Olympics, the Spanish ...
American Civil WarIn the spring of 1861, shortly before the beginning of the, the government of San Marino wrote a letter (in "perfect Italian on one ...
French invasion of Russia... pated in numerous campaigns, including the Polish–Austrian War of 1809, thein 1812, and the German campaign of 1813
World War I... ccessful career as a playwright. Liliom was not presented again until after. When it reappeared on the Budapest stage, it was a tremendous hit
Norwegian European Union membership referendum, 1994... etback, by moving the focus away from the party's stronger issues (see also)
First Sacred War... nysus, Cleisthenes gained renown as the chief instigator and general of the(590 BC) in the interests of the Delphians
American Civil War... ril 10, 1827February 15, 1905) was an American lawyer, Union general in the, territorial governor and statesman, politician and author. Wallace serve ...
The Incident'... able anti-parliamentary support. However, following the attempted coup of 'in Scotland, Charles's credibility was significantly undermined
War of 1812... n December 12, 1838, and named for Captain Benjamin Desha who fought in the
American Revolutionary War... the heart of the New York Campaign, a series of major battles in the early. The Continental Army was forced to abandon Manhattan after the disastrou ...
Battle of TricamarumOn December 15, 533, Gelimer and Belisarius clashed again at the, some from Carthage. Again, the Vandals fought well but broke, this time ...
Chinese invasion of Vietnam... etnam invaded Cambodia, an ally of China, to depose Pol Pot, resulting in ain 1979. In 1978-79, some 450,000 ethnic Chinese left Vietnam by boat as r ...
Cold War... rnmost atoll until 1976. The British departure in 1976 at the height of thealmost immediately triggered foreign speculation about the future of the a ...
American Civil WarThe outbreak of thefound Danville a thriving community of some 5,000 people. During those fou ...
Yorkist... caster and York. The castle was once again besieged in 1460, this time by aforce. The Tower was damaged by artillery fire but only surrendered when H ...
Spanish Civil War... Civil War, the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, the 1936 Summer Olympics, the, and other events of the interwar period. He also worked with Horace Thor ...
Russo-Japanese War... stroyer (TBDs), was invented to counter them. These ships, which, after the(1904–1905), became known simply as destroyers, were basically enlarged to ...
First Civil War... les raised an army using the archaic method of the Commission of Array. Thestarted on 26 October 1642 with the inconclusive Battle of Edgehill and co ...
Battle of Fort Washington... . The Continental Army was forced to abandon Manhattan after the disastrouson November 16, 1776. The city became the British political and military c ...
Cold War... e elected as the Mayor of a capital city in any of The Americas. During theera, she ordered the establishment of the island's first Civil Defense sys ...
Battle of Hampton Roads... SS Merrimack. Virginia engaged the Union ironclad USS Monitor in the famousduring the Union blockade of Hampton Roads. The Confederates burned the sh ...
Gulf War... t "Rock the Casbah" had been adopted as a slogan by US bomber pilots in the
transported... o protect industry. Those rioters who were caught were tried and hanged, orfor life
French Revolution... southern Italy early in the 19th century. Inspired by the principles of the, its members were mainly drawn from the middle class and intellectuals. A ...
Australian electoral system... ive preferencing strategies prompted by the nature of Senate balloting (see) saw the Australian Labor Party and the Democrats rank Family First highe ...
WWII... 5–46 season, when the league was played over two geographical groups due todestructions, is not statistically considered, even if its title is fully ...
World War II... er's command was responsible for many of the crimes against humanity during(1939–1945). After 1945, the SS was banned in Germany, along with the Nazi ...
Wars of the Roses... lish castles, including Kenilworth, did not play a decisive role during the(1455–85), which were fought primarily in the form of pitched battles betw ...
World War IThe book and its three sequels are set just before, during, and after. The first book, originally published in 1967, tells how the teenage hero ...
Battle of Naissus... his cavalry participated in general Claudius' victory over the Goths at the. Later that year Gallienus traveled to Italy and fought Aureolus, his for ...
Duc d'Anville Expedition... Acadia, Ramezay was sent from Quebec to the region to join forces with the. Upon arriving at Chignecto, he sent Boishebert to Ile Saint-Jean on a re ...
Battle of Santiago de CubaIn 1912, the Reina Mercedes, sunk at the, was raised and used as the "brig" ship for the Academy
Jewish Revolt... n of Jerusalem as Aelia Capitolina in 135, following the destruction of theof 70 and the of 132–135
Montgomery Bus Boycott... izing the public transportation boycott in Montgomery, Alabama known as the. According to Rustin, "I think it's fair to say that Dr. King's view of n ...
World War II... famous diets: K-rations formulated as balanced meals for combat soldiers inand the Mediterranean diet, which, with his wife Margaret, he popularized. ...
First Kashmir War... n involved in four wars with neighbouring India, beginning in 1947 with the, when Pakistan gained control of present-day Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Balt ...
First Carlist War... isans of Infante Carlos and the liberal partisans of Isabella II led to the, which lasted until 1840 and was especially virulent in the Catalan terri ...
Greco-Turkish War... reece after the Population exchange between Greece and Turkey following thein the early 20th century. The abandoned Greek villages in the region are ...
Engagement... 47 signed a secret treaty with the Scots. Under the agreement, called the "", the Scots undertook to invade England on Charles's behalf and restore h ...
Bacon's Rebellion... nd the geographic differences between the working and ruling classes led toin 1676, by which time current and former indentured servants made up as m ...
Siege of Louisbourg (1745)After theduring King George's War, the New Englanders also captured Île Saint-Jean ...
World War IIDuringthe United States Joint Chiefs of Staff defined psychological warfare more ...
Rhodesian Bush War... ). At its base is a roll of regimental members ('troopies') who fell in the, along with the inscription ' For Peace and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe'
War of the Pacific... rau (CLM-81), named for the 19th-century Peruvian Admiral who fought in the(1879–1883). The fleet also includes 8 Lupo class frigates (two built in P ...
National Democratic Alliance... National Congress, nine from the SPLM and two from the northern opposition, which left the seats vacant in protest over how the posts were allocated ...
Battle of Loulan... trading way. The first Chinese military campaigns in Turkestan dates to thein the 2nd century BC, and were largely successful. Nomadic empires that h ...
Acadia... r was the first European to see the island. As part of the French colony of, the island was called "Île Saint-Jean"
Operation Blue Star... ce. She was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards in retaliation for ordering
September 11 attacks... ing the plane into the South Tower of the World Trade Center as part of the
First Intifada... nst Israeli rule in the occupied territories was much more violent than the. The military and civilian death toll is estimated at 5500 Palestinians a ...
Cold WarDuring thethe World Service was one of the leading international broadcasters to the ...
Saint Patrick's Day... those convicted by the U.S. Army of desertion at time of war, and 17 March,
Battle of Stalingrad... on German forces never even approached the area, having been stopped at the
1949 election... s to Labor at the 1946 election, Menzies led the Liberals to victory at theagainst the incumbent Labor government led by Curtin's successor, Ben Chif ...
Russian Civil War... official language in short-lived Idel-Ural State, briefly formed during the. One should note, however, that Bolshevist Russia did not recognize offic ...
World War I... ete mobilization in 1914, and Switzerland escaped invasion in the course of. Wille also ordered the suppression of the general strike (Landesstreik) ...
2005 general election... nting of children in schools without parental permission. Shortly after the, 412 of the 646 MPs signed EDM 178 calling for a Climate Change Bill; onl ...
2009 Gubernatorial Election... the vote, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who received around 37%. In the, Republican Chris Christie received 68% of the vote, defeating Democrat J ...
American Civil WarLucrezia is claimed to be the ancestress of many notable people, includinggeneral P.G.T. Beauregard. She is a collateral relative of most of the roy ...
American Revolution... o Spain's other colonies in the Americas. The ideas from the French and theinfluenced the efforts. All of the colonies, except Cuba and Puerto Rico, ...
World War I... ny and its associates manufactured player pianos and rolls from just beforeuntil the Great Depression. That, and the increasing sophistication of the ...
Battle of Brunanburh... mlaíb led his allies into battle against Athelstan, king of England, in theand was decisively defeated
Battle of Northampton... ed by artillery fire but only surrendered when Henry VI was captured at the. With the help of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (nicknamed "the K ...
King George's WarAfter the Siege of Louisbourg (1745) during, the New Englanders also captured Île Saint-Jean (Prince Edward Island). ...
World War IHe became a director of the Bank of England in 1907 and duringhe was a financial advisor to government departments. He was appointed Dep ...
Battle of Trafalgar... ne operation that eventually leads to the resounding British victory at thethat costs Nelson his life
1946 election... e-right party in Australian politics. After an initial loss to Labor at the, Menzies led the Liberals to victory at the 1949 election against the inc ...
Revolutionary War... portions of present Clay and Craighead counties. The county was named afterhero Nathanael Greene. The original county seat was in Benjamin Crowley's ...
Second Civil WarThe Royalists rose in July 1648, igniting the, and as agreed with Charles, the Scots invaded England. Most of the upris ...
World War II... the German army in its retreat in 1943 and 1944, remaining in Germany after. Others emigrated to Canada, the United States and Latin America
Vietnam War25,000 AIM-7Es were produced, and saw extensive use during the, where its performance was generally considered disappointing. The mixed ...
World War I... ice in the area in 1876. The area continued to be popular for tourism until
Bastarnae... ing the Zarubintsy culture (2nd c. BC to 2nd c. AD, also connected with thecelto-germanic tribe, that was eventually resettled in the Balkans by the ...
1984 federal election... (NDP) candidate for a NSW seat in the Australian Senate during the December, Garrett obtained 9.6% of votes but was unable to obtain the required quo ...
Vietnam WarAnd on 1966, an AFP battalion was also sent into South Vietnam during theto ameliorate the economic and social conditions of its people there
one engagement... 64 took part in invasion of Iraq in 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Inon 24 March 2003, 31 Apaches were damaged, and one Apache was shot down an ...
Nielsen rating... eth place in the weekly ratings for the week of December 11–17, 1989 with aof 14.5 and was viewed in approximately 13.4 million homes. It was the sec ...
Bisbee Deportation... out 1,000 workers from Bisbee, Arizona to New Mexico, an event known as the
Civil WarAlthough Ireland's political spectrum was traditionally divided alonglines, rather than the traditional European left-right spectrum, Fine Gael ...
World War IBeforesteam torpedo boats which were larger and more heavily armed than hitherto ...
invasion... the protests erupted simultaneously, whilst under threat of Islamic Ottoman¹, which especially distracted the German princes responsible for military ...
Anglo-Powhatan Wars... lony was perilous, and many died during the "starving time" in 1609 and the, including the Indian massacre of 1622, which fostered the colonists' neg ...
Great Arab Revolt of 1936–1939... st against, and with the aim of ending Jewish immigration to Palestine, thebroke out on April 19, 1936. The riots took the form of attacks by Arab ri ...
War of 1812During the, the British established a smithy and a prison camp in the area
French RevolutionIn the wars following the, the city was alternately occupied by French and Austrian forces, with th ...
American Civil War... Monroe constructed and resided at Oak Hill near Aldie after his presidency.Brigadier General Robert H. Chilton (Chief of Staff under Robert E. Lee) w ...
World War II... ts and photographs relating to the experiences of Japanese Americans during. The exhibition closed on January 11, 2004. On November 8, 2011, the Nati ...
World War IIBang received six battle stars for herservice. She is officially credited with sinking eight Japanese merchant s ...
World War II... cians went on to studio and touring careers in Hollywood and New York after. Musicians who went from the Miller bands to important reputations afterw ...
Jerusalem artichoke... found in the plant family Asteraceae as a storage carbohydrate (for example, dahlia, etc.). It is used as a sweetener in the food industry with a swe ...
Nielsen ratings... . The 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike and original success in theled CBS to commission ten more episodes of the prime time series. This ser ...
Iraq WarIn the lead up to the, in September 2002, Bob Brown said that the Greens would oppose military ...
Civil WarMadison's growth accelerated after theA railroad provided good transportation for farm produce grown at Madison. ...
Continental SystemEconomic warfare also continued: the Frenchagainst the British naval blockade of French-controlled territory. Due to ...
Battle of Ikh Bayan... e Xiongnu in Karasahr and Kucha, the garrison at Hami was withdrawn. At thein 89 CE, Dou Xian (d. 92 CE) defeated the Northern Xiongnu chanyu who the ...
World War IIThe propaganda war that accompaniedinvariably depicted the enemy in unflattering terms. Both the Soviet Union ...
parliamentary elections were heldIn September 2008,. Lukashenko had allowed some opposition candidates to stand, though in th ...
World War II... wrote that although Marshall's assumption of the presidency would have mademuch less likely, modern hypothetical speculation on the subject was unfai ...
Battle of Fort Blakely... ruction following the Union victories at the Battle of Spanish Fort and the. Ironically, on 25 May 1865, the city suffered loss when some three hundr ...
World War II... or six decades in the American public sector, beginning with his service in. In the 1950s, he held senior positions in the Eisenhower Interior Depart ...
American Revolution... was one of the Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule in the
Acadia... raids, New England colonists retaliated by launching an expedition against. Led by the famous Indian fighter Benjamin Church, the expedition raided ...
World War II... at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, but this was interrupted by. He was enlisted to the Australian Army and was injured, almost losing a ...
Battle of Santiago de Cuba... the city and garrison of Santiago. With the victory of the U.S. Navy at the, the fate of the Spanish position at Santiago was sealed. Shortly afterwa ...
American Civil WarThe original church was built by the first parishioners during thefrom limestone quarried from a site below the ridge on which the church st ...
Peninsular War... in Catalonia as in other parts of Spain, and eventually developed into the. Girona was besieged by the French and defended by its inhabitants under ...
World War II... ed a chain of nearly 30 hotels throughout the United Kingdom. Just prior tothe department employed 8,000 staff, served over 50 million customers per ...
military coups... politics throughout Pakistan's political history. Presidents brought in byruled in 1958–1971, 1977–1988 and 1999–2008
first direct presidential election... ements in democratic reforms including his own re-election which marked thefor the Republic of China. The first native Taiwanese to become ROC presid ...
Indian massacre of 1622... ring the "starving time" in 1609 and the Anglo-Powhatan Wars, including the, which fostered the colonists' negative view of all tribes. By 1624, only ...
Gulf War... better low-altitude performance. It was used to good advantage in the 1991, where it scored many USAF air-to-air kills; however its kill probability ...
World War IIDuringthrough the city passed Northwest Staging Route on which delivered planes ...
Battle of Las Guasimas... te disregard of orders, Wheeler brought on a fight which escalated into the. Shafter apparently did not realize the battle was even underway nor did ...
American War of Independence... e a Crown Colony in 1718 when the British clamped down on piracy. After the, thousands of pro-British loyalists and enslaved Africans moved to the Ba ...
Russian Civil War... tion of anti-Bolshevik groups attempted to unseat the new government in thefrom 1918 to 1922. "It was this revolution which caused a chain reaction l ...
War of 1812... mpts to enforce their blockade; the British fought the United States in the(1812–15), and the French engaged in the Peninsular War (1808–14). The Ibe ...
cocoa... tions. When international cotton prices collapsed, they switched to coffee,, bananas, and, most successfully, coconuts. Initially, British subjects f ...
The Civil War... eled" to a different point in time each night. Times and locations included, Ancient Greece, The future, and The early '80s (featuring a cameo by Dav ...
World War II... oi serves as familiar plural. (In Italy, during fascist times leading up to, voi was resurrected as a polite singular, and discarded again afterwards ...
Battle of ShilohWallace's most controversial command came at the, where he continued as the 3rd Division commander under Grant. Wallace's ...
World War II... RCA severed its ties with EMI in 1957 which led EMI to buy Capitol Records.fragmented the ownership of the name still further, as RCA Victor's Japane ...
Battle of Lepanto... w Greeks fight against the Ottomans, such as the Greek participation in thein 1571, the Epirus peasants' revolts of 1600–1601, the Morean War of 1684 ...
2008 Mauritanian coup d'état... Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya. In August 2008 General Ould Abdel Aziz led thethat toppled President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi. Following the latter co ...
World War II... om the Great Depression under Joseph Lyons and into the early stages of theunder Robert Menzies
Battle of Demetrias... le of Neopatras, but the fleet won a similarly comprehensive victory at the
Thirty Years' War... y corps) concentrated in Roussillon at the end of the 1630s, because of thewith France, the local peasants were required to lodge and provision the t ...
French Revolution... en regarded with suspicion for the sympathy many felt for the ideals of the, whose collapse and replacement with the dictatorship of Napoleon was, as ...
World War IISuch vessels remained useful through. The Royal Navy's Motor Torpedo Boats (MTBs), Kriegsmarine 'S-Boote' (Sch ...
World War I... à irredente" did not join the Kingdom of Italy until the Italian victory in
Battle of Cumae... years later, in 474, Syracuse's tyrant Hiero defeated the Etruscans at the. Etruria's influence over the cities of Latium and Campania weakened, and ...
American Revolution... raising taxes. He also advocated loans to finance French involvement in the
November 1946 elections... ote. Grenier's proposition was adopted 51 to 16. In May 1947, following the, the sociologist Robert Verdier minimized the "gender gap," stating in Le ...
Morean War... e Battle of Lepanto in 1571, the Epirus peasants' revolts of 1600–1601, theof 1684–1699 and the Russian-instigated Orlov Revolt in 1770 which aimed a ...
World War II... öll (December 21, 1917 – July 16, 1985) was one of Germany's foremost post-writers. Böll was awarded the Georg Büchner Prize in 1967 and the Nobel Pr ...
Rif War... e of Moroccan troops recruited in the Spanish Protectorate, during both theof 1921-26 and the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39. Moroccan Regulares, toget ...
World War IIFor inter-Allied communications during, the Combined Cipher Machine (CCM) was developed, used in the Royal Navy ...
struggle for Irish independence... name still used colloquially to refer to the party). Its origins lie in theand the pro-Treaty side in the Irish Civil War, identifying in particular ...
Cold WarAt the height of the, the Philippines was one of the most well-equipped militaries in Asia, be ...
Cynoscephalae... ful of troops, he overthrew the tyrant's far superior force on the ridge of. However, wishing to slay Alexander with his own hand, he rushed forward ...
Munich massacre... ources, including Mohammed Oudeh (Abu Daoud), one of the masterminds of the, and Benny Morris, a prominent Israeli historian, have stated that Black ...
victory a costly one... and committed mass suicide in order to make the attacking Teutonic Order's
Revolution of 1688... argely from the north of Ireland, to settle here. Some were veterans of the. Named for Lord Charles Townshend, this settlement survived and was incor ...
Orlov Revolt... evolts of 1600–1601, the Morean War of 1684–1699 and the Russian-instigatedin 1770 which aimed at breaking up the Ottoman Empire in favor of Russian ...
Cold WarFollowing in therior path of his fallen brother, Kennedy initially said he had "no reserva ...
2010 parliamentary electionsIn the, the ruling New Azerbaijan Party strengthened its grasp on the legislativ ...
World War II... ecame known to cinema audiences as the patriarch in a trio of popular post-family films beginning with Here Come the Huggetts. He also co-starred in ...
Second Boer War... ed the 4th Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire militia in 1894 and served in the. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 1901
First Battle of Mantinea... ance in 385 BC. Epaminondas was certainly not old enough have served at the
French Revolution... e. This birth of public opinion and interest plays an important role in the. The statistics given in the Compte rendu were completely false and misle ...
American Civil War... t Confederate Prisoner of War Camp west of the Mississippi River during the. The original site of the Camp stockade is now a public historic park, ow ...
Switzerland during the World Wars... took place during World War II under the command of Henri Guisan (see also). The Patrouille des Glaciers race, created to test the abilities of sold ...
Battle of Thymbra... al city of Sardis. Some months later the Persian and Lydian king met at the. Cyrus won and captured the capital city of Sardis
World War II... mous work, chronicling the rise of fascism in the 1930s and the conflict of. His stinging depictions of Hitler and Mussolini led to his work being ba ...
Dutch general election of 1952... n for the welfare state and decolonization of the Dutch East Indies. In thethe VVD gained one seat, but did not join the government. In the Dutch gen ...
Cold War... rkers throughout the world. His Communist affiliations at the outset of theand during the age of McCarthyism brought scrutiny, conflict and retributi ...
Battle of Anchem... Gugsa Welle was met by forces loyal to Negus Tafari and was defeated at the. Gugsa Welle was killed in action. News of Gugsa Welle's defeat and death ...
World War IINeither the Great Depression norwas kind to Asbury Park. On September 8, 1934, the wreck of the cruise shi ...
candidates that sought the Republican Presidential nomination in 2008The Bush administration, along with several of the, supported increased Federal investment into the development of clean alt ...
Civil War... ring World War II, he became interested in Stephen Crane's classic Americannovel of the same title. For the starring role, Huston chose World War II ...
World War II... centration camp to relive the memories of his time as its commandant during. He revels in the recollections of the torment he inflicted on the inmate ...
American Revolutionary WarDuring and after the, from 1776 to 1783, the colony's efforts to attract exiled Loyalist refug ...
Battle of Tourcoing... ichegru in 1794. Leading a flanking column from the north, he fought at theon 17-18 May. A French force under Dominique Vandamme slowed his progress ...
Bastarnae... e Balkans reporting large-scale attacks from the Heruli, Goths, Gepids, and. Claudius immediately dispatched Aurelian to the Balkans to contain the i ...
The War... ndisputed Middleweight Champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler in a fight known as
Battle of Vitoria... ritish dead in the breaches. In this context, his famous dispatch after thecalling them the "scum of the earth" can be seen to be fuelled as much by ...
Great Northern WarThe Treaty of Nystad (, , ) was the last peace treaty of the. It was concluded between the Tsardom of Russia and Swedish Empire on 30 ...
World War II... was adopted by the RAF, the Army and other governmental departments. During, a large number of Typex machines were manufactured by Powers-Samas
Cave of Letters... several collections of letters, some possibly by Bar Kokhba himself, in theoverlooking the Dead Sea. These letters can now be seen at the Israel Muse ...
World War II... rland, Ireland and the Vatican, Sweden maintained neutrality throughout all, but like the mentioned countries, cooperated and traded with both sides. ...
Social WarThe town only acquired municipal rights after theand was unimportant except as a seaside resort. Cicero compares its villas ...
Leuctra... olitics. In the process he broke Spartan military power with his victory atand liberated the Messenian helots, a group of Peloponnesian Greeks who ha ...
Hundred DaysWhen Napoleon returns from exile at the start of the, Hornblower is staying at the estate of the Comte de Graçay. He leads a R ...
Dutch general election of 1956... on of 1952 the VVD gained one seat, but did not join the government. In thethey increased their total, receiving thirteen seats, but were still kept ...
First Manassas... of Kentucky and Missouri). However, during the First Battle of Bull Run, () it sometimes proved difficult to distinguish the Stars and Bars from the ...
Vietnam War... nitially said he had "no reservations" about the expanding U.S. role in the, acknowledging that it would be a "long and enduring struggle". Kennedy h ...
War of TransnistriaAfter the, Moldova had sought a peaceful resolution to the conflict in the Transnis ...
Seven Years' War... hich in turn had been named after Jeffery, Lord Amherst, a veteran from theand later commanding general of the British forces in North America. On No ...
Channel DashA classic fast torpedo boat action was thein February 1942 when German E-boats and destroyers defended the flotilla ...
Franco-Dutch War... s XIV of France under François Adhémar de Monteil, Count of Grignan, in thein 1672, and again in August 1682. With the Treaty of Utrecht that ended t ...
Chinese Civil War... troversial due to the complex political status of Taiwan and the unresolved. The PRC government denies the legitimacy of the ROC
Battle of Pteria... Persian king Cyrus The Great marched with his army against the Lydians. Theled to a stalemate, thus forcing the Lydians to retreat to their capital c ...
successful campaign... ext two books, the Vandal War (Latin De Bello Vandalico), cover Belisarius'against the Vandal kingdom in Roman Africa. The remaining books cover the ...
Battle of Shrewsbury... ough. Prince Hal, later Henry V, was wounded in the face by an arrow at the(1403). The royal physician John Bradmore had such a tool made, which cons ...
World War I... de Mogadishu the capital of the newly-established Italian Somaliland. After, the surrounding territory came under Italian control with some resistanc ...
civil war... rehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) on 9 January 2005 that officially ended thebetween the Sudanese Government (based in Khartoum) and the southern-based ...
2008 Quebec provincial election... the Bloc. Gilles Duceppe has recently helped Pauline Marois campaign in the, she did not win and the Liberals gained a slight majority
Civil War... gislature in 1852, Winnfield was established as the parish seat. During the, the area around Winnfield was the site of some minor skirmishes. Confede ...
1972 Easter Invasion... equipped with the XM26 Armament Subsystem were deployed to help counter the. USAF Lieutenant James P. Fleming piloted a UH-1F on a 26 November 1968 m ...
American Civil WarAt the start of the, Wallace was appointed state adjutant general and helped raise troops in ...
a civil warIn 1931, China is embroiled in. Friends of British Captain Donald "Doc" Harvey (Brook) envy him because ...
Battle of Dinwiddie Court House==Civil War Battles==*Battle of Peebles' Farm*Battle of Lewis's Farm**Battle of White Oak Road*Battle of Five Forks*Battle of Sutherland's Stat ...
Battle of Lechfeld... n 926. Only after the victory of King Otto I over the Magyars in 955 in the, were the Swiss territories reintegrated into the empire
Ring Magazine fights of the year... magazine. His wins over Limon in 1982 and Edwards in 1983, were both named. In 2003, Chacon was included on Ring Magazine's list of "The 100 Greates ...
Bastille DayOn July 14, 1906, the firstCelebration was held. In 1911, the Eleazar Theater was built. In 1916, the ...
World War I... procession. Originally, there was one for Prussia, which was removed duringand never reinstated
Vietnam War... yke was viewed by students as a direct antagonist in efforts to protest the, because of his efforts to suppress local protests that had resulted in p ...
Battle of Salamanca... arly everyone). However, Álava was a witness to an incident just before the. Wellington was eating a chicken leg while observing the manoeuvres of th ...
boycott of British goods... ess convened in Philadelphia to coordinate a response. Congress organized aand petitioned the king for repeal of the acts. These measures were unsucc ...
American Civil War... n to add chicory root to their coffee when Union naval blockades during thecut off the port of New Orleans, thereby creating a long-standing traditio ...
World War II... gational Rabbi raising a family, Klein volunteered for the U.S. Army duringas a chaplain, motivated by a cause he saw as clearly right with important ...
American Revolutionary War... Shipyard at Portsmouth was owned by the Commonwealth of Virginia after theand was sold to the new United States federal government. During the Ameri ...
Civil WarIn 1862, after Baton Rouge fell to the Union troops during the, Opelousas was designated the state capital for nine months. The governor ...
Three KingdomsIn 3rd century AD, the famousbattle, Battle of Xiaoyao Ford, was fought at what is currently Xiaoyao Fo ...
February 26 Incident... , and he was among those assassinated by rebelling military officers in theof 1936. His grave is at the Tama Reien Cemetery in Fuchū, Tokyo
Battle of White Oak Road... le of Peebles' Farm*Battle of Lewis's Farm*Battle of Dinwiddie Court House**Battle of Five Forks*Battle of Sutherland's Statio
Battle of Neville's Cross... was described by contemporaries as ineffective against plate armour in the(1346), the siege of Bergerac (1345), and the Battle of Poitiers (1356); s ...
World War IFor a period after, Steiner was extremely active and well known in Germany, in part because ...
Japanese invasion of ManchuriaThein late 1931 placed U.S. Secretary of State Henry M. Stimson in a difficul ...
World War II... amage sustained by the Essex class inflicted by Japanese air attacks during. The hangars on the ships are divided into three fire bays by thick steel ...
Ten Thousand... ed their crops and food supplies as they withdrew before the advance of the
1918 coupon election... tely for Keynes, conservative powers in the coalition that emerged from thewere able to ensure that both Keynes himself and the Treasury were largely ...
Dutch general-election of 2010... second largest opposition party in the House of Representatives. During thethe VVD obtained the highest number of votes cast, resulting in their occu ...
Paiute WarThewas a minor series of raids and ambushes initiated by the Paiute Indian tr ...
American Revolution... The original settlers were of British stock; French settlers came after the; African Americans have been members of the community from early in the n ...
Battle of France... ic. A Typex machine without rotors was captured by German forces during theand more than one German cryptanalytic section proposed attempting to crac ...
Battle of Peebles' Farm==Civil War Battles==**Battle of Lewis's Farm*Battle of Dinwiddie Court House*Battle of White Oa ...
New People's Army... aign against the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the
Civil WarThe above were all re-drained at one time or another after the(1642-1649)
Battle of Lake Benacus... relian marched north to meet the Alamanni, defeating them decisively at the
Operation Uphold Democracy... rture of Haiti's military leaders and the peaceful entry of US forces under, thereby paving the way for the restoration of Jean-Bertrand Aristide as ...
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor... transferred from the State Department to the Library of Congress. After thein 1941, the documents were moved for safekeeping to the United States Bul ...
The Brady Bunch... Girl, Bewitched, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, The Partridge Family and, and dramas such as Room 222 and The Mod Squad. Edgar J. Scherick was Vic ...
Civil War... from New York City in search of affordable land and open space. During thea military installation, Camp Yates, covered an area now bounded by Bergen ...
First World War... arlier settings, foreshadowed responses to the universal bereavement of theand became assimilated into them. This was reinforced when their foremost ...
French Revolutionary WarsDuring France's occupation of Belgium in the, the university closed by a decree of the French Republic. After Belgium ...
American Revolutionary War... assistance to George Rogers Clark both in financing Clark's exploration andefforts, and in service as an agent obtaining military information for Cla ...
Vietnam WarThe first ships were designed around the time of the, and certain aspects of the design were influenced by operations there. T ...
Battle of Quebec... s General Court granted a large section of the land to veterans of the 1690. Conflicting claims led to prolonged litigation. Consequently, settlement ...
Battle of Lewis's Farm==Civil War Battles==*Battle of Peebles' Farm**Battle of Dinwiddie Court House*Battle of White Oak Road*Battle of Five F ...
World War IIAt the end of, the United States Army began to consider new directions for future milit ...
Great Gallic WarThe second case shows actual military value: during the "" the Gauls under Vercingetorix planned to lure the Roman armies into Gaul ...
World War II... rovides insight into the huge maneuvers that prepared the United States forand promoted the career of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, known for his org ...
American Civil WarSet during the, the episode opens with two Confederate soldiers. They have been assigned ...
War of the Sixth CoalitionPrussia had declared war against France on 16 March during the, and their journey was fraught with difficulties. They arrived on the 25t ...
Fronde... utionary reign, France rose up from a long period of civil discord (see the, or 'Slingshot Rebellion') to new heights of international prominence. Po ...
Seven Years' War... rom France under the terms of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 which settled the. The British called their new colony St. John's Island (also the Island o ...
War of the Spanish SuccessionThe(1705–14) resulted in the revocation of Catalonia's traditional autonomy a ...
Battle of ChurubuscoThe(20 August 1847) took place two days after the defeat at Cerro Gordo. Gen. ...
World War II... ember 1937, he enrolled at the Sorbonne, where he studied mathematics untilbroke out in 1939. Schneerson lived most of the time in Paris at 9 Rue Bou ...
Peace of Antalcidas... off their support of the Thebans, Corinthians and Athenians. The resulting, named for the Spartan who negotiated it, was established in 386 BCE and ...
American Civil War... was also adopted as a coffee substitute by Confederate soldiers during the, and has become common in the United States. In the United Kingdom during ...
Second World War... Committee to determine Britain's airliner needs after the conclusion of the. One of its recommendations was for a pressurised, transatlantic mailplan ...
Russo-Japanese WarAs Minister of the Navy during the, Yamamoto showed strong leadership and was responsible for appointing Tōg ...
American Revolution... mous for the capture of the British spy Major John André in 1780 during the. André was on a mission carrying secret papers from Benedict Arnold when ...
Battle of Sanluri... t coming in support the Sardinians, and destroyed the Giudicato army at the. Oristano, the Arborean capital, fell on March 29, 1410. The last Giudice ...
World War IIShortly before, during and immediately after, Stalin conducted a series of deportations on a huge scale which profound ...
Battle of Poitiers (1356)... the Battle of Neville's Cross (1346), the siege of Bergerac (1345), and the; such armour became available to European knights of fairly modest means ...
Battle of Dresden... easant house in the suburbs into the town, and during the next few days theraged. The city was bombarded; many people were killed by bombs directly i ...
World War II... vehicle designed by the Porsche engineering firm in 1942 and widely used in. The amphibious bodywork was designed by Erwin Komenda, the firm's body c ...
war with the Goths... When Belisarius was sent back to Italy in 544 to cope with a renewal of the, now led by the able king , Procopius appears to have no longer been on B ...
French Revolution... y the Federalists in the 5th United States Congress in the aftermath of theand during an undeclared naval war with Britain and France, later known as ...
New Hampshire primary... he 1968 presidential election. Once Eugene McCarthy's strong showing in theled to Robert's presidential campaign starting in March 1968, Ted recruite ...
war against terror... in the United States and declare solidarity with the American people in the. It has contributed to UN peacekeeping efforts on the continent. In 1998, ...
11 September 2001 attacks in the USA... in racial vilification towards them after a number of events including the, the Bali bombings, and these rapes
cocoa... natural rubber and palm oil, which together with sawn logs and sawn timber,, pepper, pineapple and tobacco dominate the growth of the sector. Palm oi ...
Battle of Five Forks... e of Lewis's Farm*Battle of Dinwiddie Court House*Battle of White Oak Road**Battle of Sutherland's Statio
Battle of Daugavpils... pils in 1920 as part of an independent Latvia. The city was the site of thefrom 1919 to 1920. Daugavpils was part of the Soviet Union between 1940–41 ...
Cold War... purpose of the ships was initially to support the U.S. military during the, and they were designed with capabilities for that role, including using ...
massive military invasions... the Han. When this plot failed in 133 BCE, Emperor Wu launched a series ofinto Xiongnu territory. Chinese armies captured one stronghold after anoth ...
World War II... disclosure by MI5 that it had proposed using pigeons as flying bombs during. The motion condemned the proposal, describing humans as "obscene, perver ...
invadedOn August 1, 1990, Iraq, led by Saddam Hussein,Kuwait. President Bush formed an international coalition and secured UN ap ...
Peninsular WarDuring thein Europe between France and Spain, assemblies called juntas were establis ...
American Revolutionary War... ife is that he died in 1776, aged 66. It is presumed he was involved in the. His descendant Quagmire McDuck inherited the silver watch, known by then ...
Gettysburg... . The next day, Paradine receives orders that the army is going to march to
invasion of IraqIn 2003, George W. Bush launched the, in conjunction with coalition partners, most notably Great Britain. The ...
Reagan Doctrine... ssoud as the Afghan resistance leader most worthy of U.S. support under the
Battle of Sutherland's Station... tle of Dinwiddie Court House*Battle of White Oak Road*Battle of Five Forks*
Bloody Sunday... quad's activities peaked with the killing of 14 British agents in Dublin onin 1920
American Revolutionary WarDuring theCharlottetown was raided in 1775 by a pair of American-employed privateers ...
American Civil War... ry War and was sold to the new United States federal government. During the, in 1861, Virginia joined the Confederate States of America. Fearing that ...
Battle of Aspern-Essling... to Austria. His hurried attempt to cross the Danube resulted in the massive(22 May 1809) — Napoleon's first significant tactical defeat. But the Aust ...
2005 Mauritanian coup d'état... ziz, a career soldier and high-ranking officer, was a leading figure in thethat deposed President Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya. In August 2008 General ...
World War IIThe United States experienced a shortage of harmonicas during. Wood and metal materials that were used for harmonicas were in short sup ...
First World WarDuring the, Queen Mary instituted an austerity drive at the palace, where she ration ...
World War I... til Wilhelmina's 18th birthday in 1898. The Netherlands remained neutral in, during her reign, and this country was not invaded by Germany, as neighb ...
Glorious Revolution... m. He told Lord Holland that he was committed to the Whig principles of thebut not to "a heap of modern additions, interpolations, facts and fictions ...
World War IIAfter the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact divided Poland during, Germans deported Poles and Jews from Polish territories annexed by Nazi ...
Civil WarAt the end of thea Confederate Army Sergeant (James Gregory), apparently wounded in battle, ...
Peloponnesian War... t a particularly turbulent point in Greek history. Following the end of thein 404 BC, Sparta had embarked upon an aggressively unilateralist policy t ...
Battle of Crécy... ieval battles fought by the English, the most significant of which were the(1346) and the Battle of Agincourt (1415), during the Hundred Years' War a ...
Second World WarDuring the, German U-boats used the currents to pass into the Mediterranean Sea with ...
First Sino-Japanese War... War Council. He also pushed for an aggressive strategy toward China in the(1894–95)
party's platform... emocratic Party is older. Eighteen US presidents have been Republicans. Thegenerally reflects American conservatism in the U.S. political spectrum. A ...
World War II... hite reactor; however, being too busy with military-related research during, they did not announce their discovery until 1947. The original proposed ...
siege of Sevastopol... as the "Foreign Brigade", in the battle of Alma (20 September 1854) and the, during the winter of 1854–1855
1967 elections... cabinet under Cals, which itself also fell the next year. In the followingthe VVD remained relatively stable and entered yet again the cabinet under ...
Spanish Civil War... ted in the Spanish Protectorate, during both the Rif War of 1921-26 and theof 1936-39. Moroccan Regulares, together with the Spanish Legion, made up ...
Battle of Plataea... the city of Plataea (which had been razed the previous year). There, at the, the Greek army won a decisive victory, destroying much of the Persian ar ...
British Army... nst the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), its auxiliary organisations and the, who were tasked with suppressing the Irish liberation movement. Some mem ...
Second Sudanese Civil War... ers of the NIF, and proclaimed himself President of Sudan. As a result, thewith the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) would only escalate in the ...
War of Transnistria... its own de facto government and acts independently from Chişinău since the. The international diplomatic situation with respect to the question of T ...
Marines' Hymn... Battle of Derna on 27 April 1805. The town's capture, memorialized in the "" immortal "to the shores of Tripoli" and the threat of further advance on ...
World War IIn the debates leading up to, a number of isolationist senators filibustered bills that Wilson conside ...
Regulares... both the Rif War of 1921-26 and the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39. Moroccan, together with the Spanish Legion, made up Spain's elite Spanish Army of ...
Battle of Leuctra... f Laconia. Agesilaus then struck the Thebans out of the treaty. The ensuingin 371 BC marked the end of Spartan hegemony. Agesilaus himself did not fi ...
Wars of Religion... hom it was recovered in 1432. It became seat of a Duchy in 1528. During the, it was attacked unsuccessfully by the Protestants in 1568, and was taken ...
Seven Years' War... this as a threat, and the ensuing French and Indian War became part of the(1756–1763). A militia from several British colonies, called the Virginia ...
World War II... t the end of the 19th century, and about 600,000 volumes at the outbreak of. An air raid on October 10 in 1944 destroyed about 200,000 volumes and a ...
Women's suffrage... campaigning for women's sexual, reproductive, and economic rights as well.was achieved in Britain's Australasian colonies at the close of the 19th c ...
Carnival of Champions... Luján and then, on December 3 of that year, he and Gómez met as part of thein New Orleans. Showcased on HBO, this duel was subsequently dubbed the di ...
World War IIDuringhe and his son Benoît Nicolas Musy were involved in the release of 1210 pr ...
Battle of Five Forks... s Stewart, perhaps America's first free black 18th-century rural physician.. Several other engagements were fought in Dinwiddie County, including the ...
World War II... -settled. In 1942, Camp Kearns, a massive military installation created for, was created in what is now Kearns and Taylorsville on the western side o ...
September 11 attacks... f cameras. Filming of the season was also suspended during the onset of the
World War II... ries three's "Death of a Batman" it was said that Steed was with I Corps in, and in Munich in 1945. In series four episode "The Hour That Never Was" ...
Spanish Legion... and the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39. Moroccan Regulares, together with the, made up Spain's elite Spanish Army of Africa. A para-military gendarmeri ...
Balkan Wars... 2, the national flag was raised in agreement with Ismail Qemali. During the, the town was temporarily occupied by the Serbian army, and it took part ...
Seven Years' War... t in the Austrian Netherlands, he entered the Austrian army in 1753. In the(1756–1763) he distinguished himself, earning rapid promotion, and receive ...
Secret War... for covert operations especially in Laos and Cambodia during the so-called
Lebanese Civil War... ake sides in the conflict, Arafat and Fatah played an important role in the. Succumbing to pressure from PLO sub-groups such as the PFLP, DFLP and th ...
English Civil WarDuring the, Newcastle supported the king and in 1644 the city was besieged for many ...
World War IIThe rise of totalitarianism in Germany, Russia, and Italy duringhad a tremendous impact on the civil liberties movement. On the one hand, ...
Battle of Agincourt... lish, the most significant of which were the Battle of Crécy (1346) and the(1415), during the Hundred Years' War and followed earlier successes, nota ...
Irish Republican BrotherhoodSince 1919, Irish Finance Minister, head of the secretiveand IRA Chief of Intelligence Michael Collins had operated a clandestine " ...
bombing of the King David HotelTwo of the operations for which the Irgun is best known are thein Jerusalem on 22 July 1946 and the Deir Yassin massacre, carried out tog ...
Battle of the Philippine Sea... l Raymond Spruance's 5th Fleet was trouncing the Japanese task force in the, virtually wiping out the enemy's naval air capability for the remainder ...
Battle of Solferino... in 1859 Jean-Henri Dunant organized local villagers to help victims of the, including the provision of first aid. Four years later, four nations met ...
First Italian War of Independence... of revolutions, 1848, under liberal pressure. Under the same pressure, thewas declared on Austria. After initial success the war took a turn for the ...
first democratic electionsIn 1970, Pakistan held itssince independence. They were meant to mark a transition from military rul ...
Irish Civil War... s lie in the struggle for Irish independence and the pro-Treaty side in the, identifying in particular Michael Collins as the founder of the movement
First Dacian War... stone pillars on the third terrace. The settlement was destroyed during theand rebuilt only to be finally destroyed by fire by Trajan's army during t ...
Battle of Dinwiddie Court House... s Stewart, perhaps America's first free black 18th-century rural physician., Battle of Sutherland's Station, and Battle of White Oak Road.The Dinwidd ...
2010In the 112th Congress, elected in, the Republican Party holds a majority of seats in the House of Represent ...
Battle of Halidon Hill... uring the Hundred Years' War and followed earlier successes, notably at the(1333) during the Scottish wars. The longbow corps saw particularly heavy ...
American Revolutionary War... nsey River was the site of the Greenwich Tea Party during the run up to thein which a load of tea meant to be sent overland into Philadelphia, Pennsy ...
Yom Kippur WarThe Royal Moroccan Army fought on the Golan front during theof 1973 (mostly in the battle for Quneitra) and intervened decisively in t ...
war in Iraq... diplomatic relations with Vietnam in the 1990s, and for his belief that theshould be fought to a successful conclusion. McCain has chaired the Senate ...
Dutch general election of 1971In thethe VVD lost one seat and the cabinet lost its majority. A cabinet was for ...
World War IIClift was educated in French, German, and Italian. During, he was rejected for military service due to allergies and colitis
Hundred Years' War... e the Battle of Crécy (1346) and the Battle of Agincourt (1415), during theand followed earlier successes, notably at the Battle of Halidon Hill (133 ...
Napoleonic Wars... Asian empire. They also temporarily possessed Dutch territories during the, In 1819 Stamford Raffles established Singapore as a key trading post for ...
Battle of Panium... from the Ptolemies for the final time, defeating Ptolemy V Epiphanes at thein 198 BCE. Seleucid rule over the Jewish parts of the region then resulte ...
Harald Fairhair's campaign in Götaland... re battles between the Geats and the Norwegian king Harald Fairhair, during, a war the Geats had to fight without the assistance of the Swedish king ...
Yamasee... in 1707 and Mobile in 1709. Higginbotham, pp. 308–312 The Muscogee (Creek),, and Chickasaw, armed and led by Englishmen, dominated these conflicts at ...
Kraków Uprising... ended in a fiasco in early 1846. In its most significant manifestation, theof February 1846, patriotic action was combined with revolutionary demands ...
World War II... for Japanese Surrender is a statement calling for the Surrender of Japan in. On July 26, 1945, United States President Harry S. Truman, United Kingdo ...
War against Terrorism... urrent military engagement known by the United States and its allies as the
World War II... vertheless, Queen Wilhelmina became a symbol of the Dutch resistance during. The moral authority of the Monarchy was restored because of her rule. Af ...
World War IFollowing the defeat of Austria-Hungary in, in the Aftermath of World War I the Empire was broken up based loosely o ...
Galician slaughter... citing the villagers against noble-dominated insurgent units; it led to the, a violent anti-feudal rebellion, beyond the intended scope of the provoc ...
Napoleonic Wars... r, had been briefly imprisoned by the British at Dartmoor Prison during the; he broke jail, made his way back to the sea, and later left his ship in ...
Battle of Sutherland's Station... s Stewart, perhaps America's first free black 18th-century rural physician., and Battle of White Oak Road.The Dinwiddie County Historical Society cur ...
Battle of the Bulge... records while on leave, prior to his departure for Europe. He fought in the, where a severe case of frostbite nearly resulted in the amputation of hi ...
World War II... the hospital moved to a new building in the city center of Bonn, and afterto the Venusberg on the western edge of Bonn. On January 1, 2001 the unive ...
1991 Haitian coup d'état... René Préval as Prime Minister. In September, Aristide was overthrown in the, led by Army General Raoul Cédras, and flown into exile. Elections were s ...
Battle of Leuctra... ng Epaminondas wherever possible and does not even note his presence at the. Xenophon, Hellenica, * Cawkwell, Introduction, 35–36; Hanson, Hoplites, ...
Revolt of the Ciompi... ompi), who in 1378 rose up in a brief revolt against oligarchic rule in the. After their suppression, Florence came under the sway (1382–1434) of the ...
Battle of Mycale... ian army and ending the invasion of Greece; whilst at the near-simultaneousthe Allied fleet destroyed much of the remaining Persian fleet
operation... nside the temple. She was killed on 31 October 1984 in retaliation for thisby her bodyguards
Napoleonic Wars... russia. It was administered within the Province of Westphalia following the, and made part of the new state North Rhine-Westphalia after World War II
World War II... Ross said that she did not see her father until he returned from serving in. Much has been made of whether her first name ends in an "a" or an "e". A ...
Battle of Patay... e Scottish wars. The longbow corps saw particularly heavy casualties at theand this loss contributed to England's eventual defeat in that war
Civil War... anization to govern the sport and to establish a championship. Aided by the, membership grew to almost 100 clubs by 1865 and to over 400 by 1867, inc ...
French Revolutionary WarsAfter the, by the Treaty of Campo Formio, this region was ceded to the French Repub ...
Wilderness Campaign... ives continued with Sherman’s March to the Sea to take Savannah and Grant'sto encircle Richmond and besiege Lee's army at Petersbur
Trafalgar... f the fastest vessels in the Royal Navy, brought the news of the victory atand the death of Admiral Nelson back to England
World War II... ently has about 65,000 inhabitants, but it only got a real city scope after. But it has been an official city since 1809. After Coevorden, then a vil ...
French Revolution... a justification of his treatment of the case. He was enthusiastic about theand became a member of the Council of Five Hundred and then of the conserv ...
British Army... was rejected. Following the outbreak of the Second World War, he joined the, initially as a Private in the Field Security Police. He was soon afterwa ...
Lennox Lewis vs. Frank Bruno... more recent, high profile fights staged in the city. These include the WBCheavyweight championship fight at the Arms Park in 1993, and many of Joe C ...
September 11 attacks... nity and American economic and cultural power. It suffered the brunt of the, along with two other places in the Mid-Atlantic, Arlington, Virginia and ...
second war... hief, General Ayub Khan. The country experienced exceptional growth until awith India took place in 1965 and led to economic downfall and internal in ...
Napoleonic Wars... ars, starting with an unpromising beginning as a seasick midshipman. As theprogress, he gains promotion steadily as a result of his skill and daring, ...
September 11 attacks... Trade Center site (ZIP code: 10048), also known as "Ground Zero" after the, sits on in Lower Manhattan in New York City. The World Trade Center comp ...
World War I... Franz Joseph as Emperor, in Sarajevo by a Serb nationalist group triggered. The defeat of the Central Powers in 1918 resulted in the disintegration ...
coup... mber of the Hanahoe, a secret military group, he gave critical support to alater that year in which Chun became the de facto ruler of South Korea. Ro ...
Civil War... 51 Sheridan was a light tank developed by the United States and named afterGeneral Philip Sheridan. It was designed to be landed by parachute and to ...
Finnish War... n September 1807. British men-of-war supported the Swedish fleet during theand had victories over the Russians in the Gulf of Finland in July 1808 an ...
Gunfight at the O.K. CorralOutlaw Cowboy Ike Clanton, who was present at the, was shot dead in Springerville by detective Jonas V. Brighton when he re ...
Battle of SempachThein 1386, in which Leopold III, Duke of Austria was defeated by the Old Swi ...
Uruguayan War... was also victorious in three international conflicts (the Platine War, theand the Paraguayan War) under his rule, as well as prevailing in several o ...
Warsaw UprisingThe most widely known AK operation was the failed. The AK also defended Polish civilians against atrocities committed by no ...
World War IDuring the, Germany's Pacific island territories were seized and they became League ...
Civil WarBefore the, baseball competed for public interest with cricket and regional variants ...
Gulf War... cant deployments the Nimitz class was involved in during the 1990s were theand its aftermath, and Operation Southern Watch in southern Iraq. All acti ...
World War IDuring, European governments introduced border passport requirements for securit ...
Second World WarIn the early months of the, the German Navy sends out merchant raiders to attack Allied shipping. Th ...
Washington, D.C. and the Chesapeake... e War of 1812 between Britain and the United States, the British attacks on(which prompted the writing of The Star-Spangled Banner) were planned and ...
World War I... rallied to the French side at the start of World War II as they had done in. But the colons were generally sympathetic to the collaborationist Vichy ...
American Civil WarDuring the, the city's strong commercial ties to the American South, its growing imm ...
DiadochiWhile thewere warring amongst themselves, the Mauryan Empire was developing in the ...
Syrian Wars... Alexander's empire, the Seleucid Empire and Ptolemaic Egypt, during the sixof the 3rd–1st centuries BCE: "After two centuries of peace under the Pers ...
Pacification of Berwick... rces, whom he believed to be significantly outnumbered by the Scots. In the, Charles regained custody of his Scottish fortresses, and secured the dis ...
Spanish Civil WarHill attempted to join the International Brigade and fight in the, but was rejected. Following the outbreak of the Second World War, he joi ...
Somali Civil War... vil unrest, faring relatively better than other Somali cities, although thestill presents many problems. Hotels and other businesses have hired priva ...
Battle of the Standard... est Anglo-Saxon warfare and the first great English archery victory was thein 1138
Russo-Japanese War... the foreign loans critical to the Japanese government during and after theof 1904-1905, he was appointed to the House of Peers of the Diet of Japan ...
Battle of White Oak Road... s Stewart, perhaps America's first free black 18th-century rural physician..The Dinwiddie County Historical Society currently occupies the historic D ...
World War II... an non-combatants, mostly Jews, in the countries occupied by Germany during. Himmler was responsible for establishing and operating concentration cam ...
massacre of Azerbaijanis... aijani Communist Party, becoming the country's first President. Following aat Khojali in Nagorno-Karabakh in March 1992, Mutalibov resigned and the c ...
War of 1812... til 1813, when it was seized by the U.S. General James Wilkinson during the
Dutch general election of 1959... , receiving thirteen seats, but were still kept out of government until the, which were held early because of cabinet crisis. This time they gained n ...
Operation Southern Watch... s was involved in during the 1990s were the Gulf War and its aftermath, andin southern Iraq. All active vessels were engaged in both of these to some ...
Revolutionary War... lly called West Bowdoinham Plantation, it was settled some years before the. In 1773, William Bowdoin died, and by 1779 James Bowdoin had legal claim ...
Battle of Stalingrad... south; efforts would be made to capture the oilfields in the Caucasus. The, a major turning point of the war, began on 23 August 1942 with a major b ...
Revolution of 1789... he sixteenth century, followed by closure and partial demolition during theand onwards has left only a much-damaged facade, and part of the nave, alt ...
Battle of Tolbiac... of the Louvre and was intended to glorify French military history from the(traditionally dated 495) to the Battle of Wagram (5–6 July 1809). While a ...
Irish War of Independence... oody Sunday was one of the most significant events to take place during the, which followed the formation of a unilaterally declared Irish Republic a ...
Anglo-Saxon warfare... does not appear to have been especially significant in pre-Norman Conquestand the first great English archery victory was the Battle of the Standard ...
first partially free elections... h variant of the High Noon poster into a Solidarity election poster for thein communist Poland. The poster, which was displayed all over Poland, show ...
Huguenot... square of canons' residences. Unfortunately the all too familiar pattern ofdamage in the sixteenth century, followed by closure and partial demolitio ...
First World War... rg and Gotha" to "Windsor" due to the anti-German sympathies aroused by the. George V's reign was marked by the separation of Ireland into Northern I ...
Battle of Wagram... ilitary history from the Battle of Tolbiac (traditionally dated 495) to the(5–6 July 1809). While a number of the paintings displayed in the galerie ...
Ginchy... mies lay south-east of Delville Wood, beyond the villages of Guillemont and. Here the British line had not progressed significantly since the first d ...
American Revolutionary War... y hero who fought with and significantly aided the American Army during the. The city's economy was primarily based on agriculture until the 1940s, w ...
American Civil War... ior Carencro natives attest that the town's name originates from before the. According to this local legend, Native Americans told Vermilionville set ...
American Civil War... (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during thewho received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, fo ...
French Revolution... oire, bishop of Blois, to describe the destruction of artwork following the. The term was quickly adopted across Europe. This new use of the term was ...
Battle of Salamis... 06 BC against Ptolemy he defeated Menelaus, Ptolemy's brother, in the naval, completely destroying the naval power of Egypt. Demetrius conquered Cypr ...
Battle of Roncevaux Pass... muladi family of Muslim leaders, annihilated the rearguard of Franks in thethrough an ambush of a coaliated vascon and Muslim force
Vietnam War... of Germany. The couple demonstrated together against new security laws, the, an Allied Powers arms show, and for the right to demonstrate. Vesper neg ...
Siberian Intervention... anese forces from Shantung in China and ended Japanese participation in the. Katō succumbed to late-stage colon cancer and died a little over a year ...
notable persecutor of Christians... g of the 4th century AD, but this seems impossible in that Diocletian was a
Battle of Gaza... er to defend Syria against Ptolemy the son of Lagus; he was defeated at the, but soon partially repaired his loss by a victory in the neighbourhood o ...
American Civil WarDuring the, the B&O railroad, of vital interest to both of the conflicting sides, su ...
First Bishops' WarIn 1639, when thebroke out, Charles did not seek subsidies to wage war, but instead raised ...
2002 general election... ion, which was triggered by the resignation of Michael Noonan following the. The position of deputy leader has been held since July 2010 by James Rei ...
Platine War... monarchy. Brazil was also victorious in three international conflicts (the, the Uruguayan War and the Paraguayan War) under his rule, as well as pre ...
Bleeding Kansas... As the American Civil War neared, violence spread into Missouri during theincidents. In October several men led by Duff Green demanded that Daniel M ...
Battle of Jemappes... f the French Revolution. In the Netherlands, he commanded the center at theon 6 November. He opened the campaign of 1793 with the victory of Aldenhov ...
World War II... alition government with his main adversary, Axel Pehrsson-Bramstorp. During, in which Sweden maintained a policy of neutrality, he presided over a go ...
Westport... terial, it had little long-term benefit as Price was ultimately defeated ata week later, bringing his campaign in Missouri to an end
Operation Torch... the fall of the Vichy regime in Algeria (November 11, 1942) as a result of, the Free French commander in chief in North Africa slowly rescinded repr ...
1980 elections... r the first time in 1977. Indira Gandhi led the Congress back to victory inand Gandhi resumed the office of the Prime Minister. In June 1984, under G ...
Huguenot... y, which shows for sure, that he is a 'genuine Pole'.” He kept close to thescene, due to his ancestry. His grandfather Bartholomāus Chodowiecki had l ...
Battle of Monte CassinoDuring the(January - May 1944) the Abbey made up one section of the 100 mile Gustav ...
American Revolutionary War... te County" was changed to Washington County to honor George Washington, thegeneral and later President of the United States of America
American Civil War... provided solace to soldiers on both the Union and Confederate sides of the. Frontiersmen Wyatt Earp and Billy the Kid played the instrument, and it ...
American Civil WarThe community saw rapid growth during the. A mill and a tobacco factory were both established. It was during this t ...
Old Zürich War... n from 1440 to 1450 due to a conflict over the territory of Toggenburg (the). The Confederation's power and wealth increased significantly, with vict ...
Bussaco... a better laxative than a source of calories. After the subsequent defeat at, Massená's army marched on to Coimbra where much of the city's old univer ...
invaded from the east... the Germans invaded Poland from the west and, on 17 September, the Soviets
First Indochina War... Moroccan troops took part of the French Expeditionary Force engaged in thefrom 1946 to 1954
American Revolutionary War... States. It was named in honor of Francis Marion, a Brigadier General of the, known as the "Swamp Fox". As of the , the city population was 1,927
evacuation at Dunkirk... l fashion-house in Paris. However, after the fall of France and the chaoticin 1940, he escaped back to England, where he initially worked as an inter ...
World War IIDuring, Feijenoord played their matches at Sparta Rotterdam's Kasteel, as the Na ...
First World WarAfter the, Max Weber was among the founders of the liberal German Democratic Party. ...
World War IIOriginating in a USO activity created by Canadian Don Reid forsoldiers, the game was developed into a radio show by Reid and John Moses. ...
Operation Tempest... ull-scale battles against the Germans, particularly in 1943 and 1944 during. They tied down significant German forces, diverting much-needed supplies ...
World War II... aft engine built by BMW and used in a number of German military aircraft of. Production versions of the engine generated between 1,560 and 2,000 PS ( ...
World War IIDuring the rise of the Third Reich and through, van der Waerden remained at Leipzig, and passed up opportunities to leav ...
Yugoslav Wars... make up 7.0% of the total population. Due to emigration resulting from thein the 1990s, Indianapolis has over 10,000 people from the former Yugoslav ...
Battle of AlaliaAround 540 BC, theled to a new distribution of power in the western Mediterranean Sea. Thoug ...
Acadia... e Cajuns are a group of Francophones who arrived in Louisiana after leavingin Canada. The city of New Orleans, Louisiana, being a major port, has act ...
Magna Carta... ile singing "I'm Henery the Eighth, I am". He then wipes his mouth with theand sets out to dump Queen Catherine (Marge Simpson). Sir Thomas (Ned Flan ...
French Revolution... , and at Croix-sous-Bois his corps inflicted a reverse on the troops of the. In the Netherlands, he commanded the center at the Battle of Jemappes on ...
World Wars... fought in almost all French wars including the Franco-Prussian War and both. The Foreign Legion has remained an important part of the French Army, su ...
World War I... oration agreement was terminated in 1909, but re-established in 1910. Afterin 1918 a new agreement was made that also included the Swedish Rederi AB ...
World War II... y, they have declined in significance greatly since the 19th century. Since, defense industries in the region have also played a very important role ...
American Civil War... uri in 1860; eventually Daniel succeeded in curing Martha's disease. As theneared, violence spread into Missouri during the Bleeding Kansas incidents ...
Seventh Crusade... rance, Louis IX (the future Saint Louis). In 1244, when Louis organized the, Joinville decided to abandon his family to join with the Christian knigh ...
World War IIBy the end of the, Moroccan troops took part of the French Expeditionary Force engaged in t ...
1960 U-2 incident... ch activists wanted. Eisenhower was also criticized for his handling of theand the international embarrassment, the Soviet Union's perceived leadersh ...
Operation Pedestal... ter which was sunk by two Italian torpedo boat (M.S. 16 and M.S. 21) duringon 13 August 1942
1632 series... Fire, The Grantville Gazette, and other book-length and shorter works. Thehas evolved into a large scale experiment in collaborative fiction and has ...
2009 Gubernatorial Election... the vote, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who received around 37%. In the, Republican Chris Christie received 70% of the vote, defeating Democrat J ...
Battle of Monterey... rsonal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Not to be confused with Monterey of the, also in the Mexican-American war
English Civil War... e and such units as arquebusiers and grenadiers began appearing. Before the, a pamphlet by William Neade entitled The Double-Armed Man advocated that ...
World War II... ts in wait, the Europeans returned to a very different Southeast Asia after. Indonesia declared independence in 17 August 1945 and subsequently fough ...
World War IIThe use of lead for potable water declined sharply afterbecause of increased awareness of the dangers of lead poisoning. At this t ...
Civil WarAt the outbreak of the, Gatling was living in Indianapolis, Indiana. There he devoted himself to ...
French invasion of Russia... retreat until mid-January 1942; by this time the losses were comparable toin 1812
defeated the Han forces at Baideng... In retaliation, the Xiongnu invaded what is now Shanxi province, where theyin 200 BCE. After negotiations, the heqin agreement in 198 BCE nominally h ...
Italian Wars... th Charlotte d'Albret, sister of John III of Navarre), in the course of the. Louis XII invaded Italy in 1499: after Gian Giacomo Trivulzio had ousted ...
Grants-in-Aid... n's official expenditure from public funds, known as the Civil List and the. An annual Property Services Grant-in-Aid pays for the upkeep of the roya ...
Second World Wars... es of the British Army and other Commonwealth nations in both the First and(these Commonwealth nations included Canada, Australia and South Africa, a ...
Fromelles... ered over 23,000 casualties, of which 6,741 were killed. If the losses fromon 19 July are included, Australia had sustained more casualties in six we ...
Battle of Trenton... ral Nathanael Greene, commander of George Washington's left wing during the, made his headquarters during the winter of 1776
Vietnam War... the Korean War inspired a long-running television series M*A*S*H. With the, the tide of balance turned and its films, notably Apocalypse Now, Good M ...
Battle of Spanish Fort... to the Union army to avoid destruction following the Union victories at theand the Battle of Fort Blakely. Ironically, on 25 May 1865, the city suffe ...
Battle of Ane... cht at the hands of Drenthe's peasants, in what has come to be known as the. A battle, incidentally, in which the Bishop was killed. His successor or ...
on SaipanMarines landedon the 15th, and that event goaded the Japanese Mobile Fleet to make a des ...
North Vietnam... ope in Strasbourg on 15 May 1972. At his initiative, Switzerland recognizedand North Korea. Graber presided over the diplomatic conference that led t ...
Civil War... atling gun after he noticed that a majority of the soldiers fighting in thewere lost to disease rather than gunshots. In 1877, he wrote
Dutch general election of 1981In thethe VVD lost two seats and its partner the CDA lost even more. The cabinet ...
Albigensian Crusade... membered today mainly for her role in the heresy that was the target of the. She was also a patron of literature, including Andreas Capellanus, who s ...
Second Barbary War... the war with Britain, Bainbridge served against the Barbary pirates in the
Battle of Adwa... ibuted to the victorious war against Italy a quarter century earlier at the. Another member of his entourage, Mulugeta Yeggazu, actually fought at Ad ...
Seven Years' War... asury of the Fortress of Louisbourg after it fell to the British during the
American Civil WarThesaw a number of innovations in naval warfare, including the first torpedo ...
World War II#The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng set inPenang, was nominated for 2007 Man Booker Prize
2008 elections... 07, her Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) won the largest number of seats in the, and party member Yousaf Raza Gillani was sworn in as Prime Minister. Mus ...
Battle of Pydna... fairs and engaged in a series of wars with Macedon. Macedon's defeat at thein 168 signaled the end of Antigonid power in Greece. In 146 B.C. Macedoni ...
Japanese invasion of China... dong had signed a ceasefire to create the Second United Front and fight the, which began in July. Stalin hoped the Chinese would keep Japan from inva ...
Korean WarDuring thefrom 1951 to 1953, the Philippines sent an AFP battalion to fight as part ...
Irish War of Independence... oody Sunday was a day of violence in Dublin on 21 November 1920, during the. In total, 31 people were killed – fourteen British, fourteen Irish civil ...
World War IIncreased aircraft traffic duringled to the construction of landing fields. Aircraft had to approach these ...
Battle of Marignano... earlier wars suffered a first setback in 1515 with the Swiss defeat in the
Cornwall Council elections... nounced that thirty-three candidates would be standing for the party at theon 4 June 2009. This was the largest number of candidates that the party h ...
Dubingiai... ish and Lithuanian civilians in June 1944 in the Glitiškės (Glinciszki) and(Dubinki) villages
Second Manassas... attacked overland from the north only to be repulsed at Second Bull Run, (). Lee’s strike north was turned back at Antietam MD, then Burnside’s offe ...
1945 election campaign... the United Kingdom, and used rhetoric critical of the mixed economy in his. Despite his popularity as a war hero Churchill suffered a landslide defe ...
World War IA new generation of Muslim leadership emerged in Algeria at the time ofand grew to maturity during the 1920s and 1930s. Various groups were forme ...
Monroe Doctrine... l changes, including the requirement that all parties to it acknowledge theand the United States' sphere of influence, and that Article X be made non ...
Peloponnesian War... rn seas, and was repeatedly harassed by squadrons of Athenian ships. In theSicyon followed the lead of Sparta and Corinth. When these two powers quar ...
World War II... ing all existing houses, or kota, and visible traces of Sami culture. After, the pressure was relaxed somewhat, though the legacy was evident into re ...
referendum... nsk's control over its section of the Yamal-Europe gas pipeline. In 2004, awas passed that eliminated presidential term limits, allowing Lukashenko t ...
World War IIDuring, all soldiers of the Philippine military were incorporated in the U.S. Ar ...
struggle for Okinawa... n northern Formosa and the southern Ryukyu Islands in support of the Allied. On 21 April, Bang rescued a Navy pilot who had ditched his plane after i ...
American Revolution... such as Spanish sailors from a wrecked galleon or British troops during the. John Godwin argued that, given the apparent size and complexity of the p ...
World War II... r and security. Algerian Muslims rallied to the French side at the start ofas they had done in World War I. But the colons were generally sympathetic ...
1986 elections... elfare state, which is still in place today. The VVD lost nine seats in thebut the cabinet nonetheless retained its majority. The losses were blamed ...
World War IIDuring, the region was invaded by the Japanese Imperial Army and included in the ...
Peninsular WarMeanwhile, in the, Arthur Wellesley renewed the Anglo-Portuguese advance into Spain just af ...
Hussite Wars... d's disastrous expedition against the Hussites in Bohemia in 1431 (see also). Oswald experienced firsthand the mass flight of the 130,000-strong Impe ...
Battle of Neerwinden... ved instrumental in causing the complete defeat of Charles Dumouriez at the. In October, however, his victorious career suffered a reverse at the Bat ...
Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004... gle transferable vote system of election. This system was introduced by the, as a means of ensuring a reasonably outcome
Battle of GlasgowThewas fought on October 15, 1864, in and near Glasgow as part of Price's Mis ...
mid-term elections of 2006... the House and Senate were held until the Democrats regained control in the. In the 21st century, the Republican Party has been defined by social con ...
Russian Winter... g weeks, the Grande Armée was dealt a catastrophic blow by the onset of the, the lack of supplies and constant guerilla warfare by Russian peasants a ...
Dutch general election of 1982... e Queen's Commissioner in Friesland and was succeeded by Ed Nijpels. In theNijpels' VVD won ten seats, bringing its total up to 36. It entered again ...
June 1988 Haitian coup d'état... elected President, Leslie Manigat, was overthrown some months later in thewhen he sought to assert his constitutional control over the military. The ...
World War II... peacetime SS until 1939, replaced by a wartime SS lasting until the end of. The group was formally disbanded upon the defeat of Nazi Germany
French Revolution... rth and finance minister of Louis XVI, a post he held in the lead-up to thein 1789
Peloponnesian War... ncongruous about warring, often brutally, with other Greek city-states. The, the large scale Greek civil war between Athens and Sparta and their alli ...
Battle of Toba-Fushimi... Troop; in the Boshin War that ended the Tokugawa shogunate, fighting at theand other locations; he was also aboard one of the ships that pursued Enom ...
Iraq war... losevic that Yugoslavia join the Union of Russia and Belarus. Following theof 2003, the United States intelligence agencies issued a report that anno ...
American Civil War... Utah, to make sure that the territory maintained its allegiance during the
World War I... orces. Puerto Rican soldiers have served in every US military conflict fromto the current military engagement known by the United States and its alli ...
American Civil War... 1864, in and near Glasgow as part of Price's Missouri Expedition during the. Although the battle resulted in a Confederate victory and the capture of ...
Battle of Gaugamela... under Achaemenid rule, Bactrian troops nevertheless fought in the decisivein 330 BC against the advancing armies of Alexander the Great. The Achaeme ...
Thirty Years' WarDuring the, Switzerland was a relative "oasis of peace and prosperity" (Grimmelshaus ...
Second World War... t in the Spanish Civil War, but was rejected. Following the outbreak of the, he joined the British Army, initially as a Private in the Field Security ...
1632 series... model for the fictional town of Grantville in Eric Flint's best selling hitof alternate history novels: 1632, 1633, Ring of Fire, The Grantville Gaze ...
Russo–Swedish War... ugavpils was granted Magdeburg town rights. In the 17th century, during theinitiated by Alexis of Russia, the Russians captured Daugavpils, renamed t ...
Boshin War... the Anglo-Satsuma War. He later joined Satsuma's Eighth Rifle Troop; in thethat ended the Tokugawa shogunate, fighting at the Battle of Toba-Fushimi ...
Council of FlorenceHe re-introduced Plato's thoughts to Western Europe during the 1438 - 1439, a failed attempt to reconcile the East-West schism. Here Pletho met and ...
Western Sahara War... een 1976–78 and had operated as a transport and observation squadron in the. During the same time two Cessna 337s and two DHC-5 Buffalo STOL transpor ...
World War IILuck favored Tanaka during the endgame of. None of his major buildings were damaged in the firebombing of Tokyo, an ...
World War IIn 1914, during, Leuven was looted by German troops. They set fire to a large part of the ...
Battle of Pavia... arl of Suffolk and was the leading Yorkist pretender until his death at theon 24 February 1525
election in 2010... e aforementioned parties rejecting it. This was despite promises during theof both parties saying they would "stand up for Cornwall. But Cameron and ...
relieved Mainz... he fortunes of war changed. Clerfayt beat Jourdan at Höchst and brilliantly. But the Austrian Foreign Minister Johann Thugut did not approve Clerfayt ...
2006 electionsIn the, they won 47,595 votes (1.52%). However, it was not enough to pass the 2% ...
American Revolutionary War... verland into Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was torched in the night. After the, the pronunciation of the town was changed to Green-witch to differentiat ...
Malayan Emergency... lonization process. After suppressing the communist insurrection during thefrom 1948 to 1960, Britain granted independence to Malaya and later, Singa ...
Warring States... rial dynasty was the Qin Dynasty (221–206 BCE). The Qin unified the Chineseby conquest, but their empire became unstable after the death of the first ...
1632 seriesThe fans and writers of thehave held three of their annual conventions in Mannington. The third gathe ...
Siege of Yorktown... shington and Comte de Rochambeau defeated British General Cornwallis in the. His surrender on October 19, 1781, led to peace negotiations in Paris an ...
Soviet invasion of Hungary... Party. He left the party in 1956, with many other intellectuals, after thewhen one of his reports was rejected
Operation Eagle ClawOne of the first major operations in which the ships were involved waslaunched by USS Nimitz in 1980 after she had deployed to the Indian Ocean ...
Battle of Borodino... mander-in-Chief by Tsar Alexander I. Finally, the two armies engaged in theon 7 September, in the vicinity of Moscow. The battle was the largest and ...
Shaba I... attle for Quneitra) and intervened decisively in the 1977 conflict known asto save Zaire's regime. The Armed Forces also took a symbolic part in the ...
2009 Local electionsAt theheld on 5 June 2009, Fine Gael won 556 seats, surpassing Fianna Fáil which ...
Russo-Japanese WarThe1904-1905, was the first great war of the 20th century. It was the first m ...
American Civil War... black humorist with his dark, bitterly ironic stories, many set during the, which satirized the limitations of human perception and reason. Bierce's ...
Spanish attack... ded in suppressing piracy. In 1720, Rogers led local militia to drive off a
American Civil War... for her). This tract started in 1858, just 3 years before the Start of the. She was a Widow and Brought her Six Children with her. Margaret Fuller o ...
World War II... y for Il diavolo (1963). Sordi acted alongside Britain’s David Niven in thecomedy The Best of Enemies and in 1965 he was in another highly regarded c ...
Coastal Road massacre... inst Israel grew during the late 1970s. One of the most severe—known as the—occurred on 11 March 1978. A force of nearly a dozen Fatah fighters lande ...
Continuation War... ralyzed – and he was not active in the dealings with Germany leading to the. On August 27 he suffered a serious stroke. Prime Minister Risto Ryti too ...
crusade against the Albigenses... lf an independent republic, but independence was crushed in 1226 during the(the dualist Cathar heresy centred in neighboring Albi). After the citizen ...
November elections... election for the seat held for many decades by the Kennedy brothers. In the, the GOP recaptured control of the House, increased their number of seats ...
World War II... by brothers Miles and Sam Collier, and dissolved in 1941 at the outbreak of. The SCCA was formed in 1944, at first as only an enthusiast group. The S ...
holding their defensive... ain supply route into Petersburg where Lee's Army of Northern Virginia wereline to protect Richmond. The Danville supply train ran until General Ston ...
Spanish Civil WarLardner held strong left-wing views and during thehe helped raise funds for the Republican cause. He was also involved in or ...
2009 European Parliament electionAtheld on the same day as the Local elections, which saw a reduction in the ...
Battle of Adrianople... ered, but fired by their zeal, Constantine's army emerged victorious in the. Licinius fled across the Bosphorus and appointed Martius Martinianus, th ...
French May... the fermenting atmosphere that evolved into 1968's cultural revolution (the), he moved with his family to Paris in 1967, setting up home in a villa i ...
Klassieker... s quickly were dubbed as 'de Klassieker' (The Classic). The first memorablefrom a Feijenoord point of view took place at 11 November 1956, when score ...
Napoleonic Wars... always off on another mission when a great naval victory occurs during the
United Kingdom general election, 2005Until the, the first past the post seats were the same for the Scottish Parliament ...
Second Sudanese Civil WarAs part of the agreement ending the, nine members of the SPLA and 16 members of the government were sworn in ...
World War II... in 2002 with another Wimsey/Vane novel, A Presumption of Death, set duringand based on some short wartime writings of Sayers known as "The Wimsey Pa ...
65th anniversaryOn May 9, 2010 to commemorate theof the capitulation of Germany in 1945, The armed forces of France, Poland ...
World War II... Micronesia and elsewhere. Henry de Monfreid stated in his books that before, in the Horn of Africa, whips were made from the tail of big stingrays, a ...
English Civil War... he Great Plague again killed around one third of the population. During theNorfolk was largely Parliamentarian. The economy and agriculture of the re ...
YorktownIn 1782, following the British defeat at, a Spanish fleet appeared off the coast of Nassau, and the city surrender ...
World War IIn 1914, Japan joined the Entente powers during, and found it possible to capture German colonies in China and Micronesia ...
1997 presidential election... cent Fine Gael presidential candidate, Mary Banotti, finished second in the, with 29.3% of the vote. In 2004, Fine Gael supported the re-election of ...
Dutch general election of 1972The course proved to be profitable: in the heavily polarizedthe VVD gained six seats. The VVD was kept out of government by the social ...
Chilean Civil War... t sinking of an armoured ship by a torpedo boat occurred in 1891 during the
previous elections in 2003... he Knesset (Balad, with 72,066 votes, was the smallest to make it). For the, the electoral threshold had been 1.5%
American Civil War... he had obtained his own by 1861, named Cotton Queen. Around the time of the(1861–1865) he became quite successful as a riverboater. Soon after the en ...
Port Hudson... the Mississippi River following the capture of Vicksburg, Mississippi, andin July, ending Southern access to the trans-Mississippi West. July brough ...
Gulf War... I to save Zaire's regime. The Armed Forces also took a symbolic part in theamong other Arab armies
Kargil War... ashmir and the wars of 1947–48, 1962, 1965, and 1971, and recently the 1999. The party strongly advocates the view that Kashmir should remain an inte ...
a military coup... first atomic power plant was inaugurated in 1972. Civilian rule ended within 1977, and in 1979 General Zia-ul-Haq became the third military presiden ...
World War IAfter serving in, Brown was given his first co-directing credit (with Tourneur) for The Gr ...
Second World WarOn 7 April 1939, with the storm clouds of thegathering in Europe and the Pacific, Joseph Lyons became the first Prime M ...
Peloponnesian War... nthemion, was an ancient Athenian politician. He served as a general in the, and was later a leading supporter of the democratic movements in Athens ...
2009 national electionsThe Green Party campaigned intensively for the, held on the 10th of February 2009. Polls by a number of national newspap ...
Korean War... ng Private Ryan, and The Sea Shall Not Have Them. The next major event, theinspired a long-running television series M*A*S*H. With the Vietnam War, t ...
rice paddies... ma Goat and the larger truck-series to move supplies through the canals andof Southeast Asia. The latter was based on a 1950s civil construction vehi ...
surrendered without a fight... at Yorktown, a Spanish fleet appeared off the coast of Nassau, and the city
Battle of Balanjar... slim army under Abd ar-Rahman ibn Rabiah was defeated outside the town (see)
American Revolutionary WarCrosswicks played a role during the. On June 23, 1778, British soldiers near the Crosswicks Creek shot the ho ...
a war of liberation... ng this operation led to a declaration of independence and to the waging ofby the Bengali Mukti Bahini forces in East Pakistan, with support from Ind ...
Battle of Lewis's Farm... s Stewart, perhaps America's first free black 18th-century rural physician.was fought along Quaker Road [Rt. 660]. It took place on 29 March 1865. Th ...
Battle of Tsushima... ral Tōgō Heihachirō on the battleship , assisting in Japan's victory at the. During this time, he suffered from a very weak stomach, and was vomiting ...
Battle of WagramAfter Archduke Charles' Austrian army was defeated by Napoleon at the, the Armistice of Znaim was signed. Point IV of the agreement stated that ...
Battle of Mobile Bay... uilt in Mobile. One of the most famous naval engagements of the war was the, resulting in the Union taking possession of Mobile Bay on 5 August 1864. ...
Battle of Thompson's Station... or in the 19th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was captured at theand spent 3 months in a Confederate prison. In April 1864 after his releas ...
Cold WarDuring the, countering the threat of communism was a major theme in the decolonizati ...
Fall of Quebec... region resettled slowly in the 1750s until peace was assured with the 1759
Battle of Waterloo... Battle of the Golden Spurs - Battle of Turnhout (1789) - Battle of Warns -- Baudouin I of Belgium - Beaulieu International Group - Beaumont - Beer i ...
Vietnam War... combat operation of the UH-1 was in the service of the U.S. Army during the. The original designation of HU-1 led to the helicopter's nickname of Hue ...
attack on the Huguenot fortress of La Rochelle... indeed, his attempt to capture Saint-Martin-de-Ré then spurred Louis XIII's– furthered Parliament's detestation of the Duke and the king's close prox ...
coups d'état... . Kennedy and former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, or as part ofwhere security is either overwhelmed or completely removed, such as with P ...
Napoleonic Wars... ick-Lüneburg (later described as the Elector of Hanover). At the end of the, the Electorate was enlarged to become the capital of the Kingdom of Hano ...
King William's War... fled in 1676 during King Philip's War and returned in 1677. In 1689 during, they were driven out again, and the village remained a desolate waste fo ...
World War II... regon State University to study engineering, attending for a semester. Within progress, Stevens attempted to join the Navy and serve in Naval Aviatio ...
Russo-Japanese WarDuring the, Katō served as chief of staff to Admiral Tōgō Heihachirō on the battlesh ...
Battle of Chester... rom the Britons by the Kingdom of Northumbria after the brutal and decisivein the early 7th century. Deverdoeu was still one of two Welsh language na ...
American Civil WarDuring the, Mobile was a Confederate city. The first submarine to successfully sink ...
Kurukshetra War... he Panchatantra often had stories within them. In the epic Mahabharata, theis narrated by a character in Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa's Jaya, which itsel ...
Second Barbary War... the enslaving of Christians, actions which brought them into the First andwith the United States of America
American Revolutionary WarWhen thebegan, George Washington was selected to head the colonial army. During th ...
Winter WarOn the eve of the, when Marshal Mannerheim once again threatened to resign from his post as ...
Thirty Years' War... sized chunk of Thuringia from 1631, plunging the town into the midst of the
UNITA... Nations. The initial focus of the UN's investigation was on Jonas Savimbi'smovement in Angola, which was found to have bartered uncut diamonds for we ...
Battle of MaloyaroslavetsAt thethe French tried to reach Kaluga, where they could find food and forage su ...
Cheriton Down... t live to study, who did only study to live." After the defeat of Hopton at, Fuller retreated to Basing House. He took an active part in its defence, ...
Second World WarDuring the, George VI wished his mother to be evacuated from London. Although she wa ...
World War IIIn, the United States, during the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign, inv ...
Saint Patrick's Day... er team club Deportivo Chivas USA's supporters association, was evoked in amessage from Subcomandante Marcos of the Zapatista Army of National Libera ...
Battle of Nashville... nel of the 17th Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops and led the regiment at the
French Revolutionary Wars... areer, he led Austrian troops in the war against Ottoman Turkey. During thehe saw extensive fighting and rose to the rank of Field Marshal
French Revolution... pecimens in the collections of museums worldwide) on Oak Island. During the, when the Palace of Versailles was stormed by revolutionaries in 1789, Ma ...
captured... y, during the Russo–Swedish War initiated by Alexis of Russia, the RussiansDaugavpils, renamed the town Borisoglebsk and controlled the region for 11 ...
American Civil WarDuring the, the city was a shoemaking center for the Confederacy. It later became a ...
2011 NSW State electionIn the, the Greens claimed their first lower-house seat in the district of Balma ...
defence of the fortress... on his earlier promise and instead launched a poorly conceived and executedunder the leadership of Buckingham in 1628 – thereby driving a wedge betwe ...
Battle of BritainThrough the summer and autumn of 1940 in the, Dowding's Fighter Command resisted the attacks of the Luftwaffe. Beyond ...
World War II... ce Frick, invited the writer to the United States to escape the outbreak ofin Europe. Yourcenar lectured in comparative literature in New York City a ...
action... in of HMS Illustrious which lay in Norfolk, Virginia, for repairs followingat Malta in the Mediterranean in January. During this period of relative i ...
Battle of Saltville I... d that an ancestor who served in the American Civil War lost his leg at the, Virginia, and not at Andersonville prison, as she previously believed
Battle of Cape St Vincent... changed sides in 1796, but defeat by the British a few months later in thewas followed by the blockade of the main Spanish fleet in Cadiz. The run d ...
Warring States Period... mn Period, only occasionally deferring to the Zhou king. By the time of the, there were seven powerful sovereign states, each with its own king, mini ...
American Civil War... Do You Think You Are? where she learned that an ancestor who served in thelost his leg at the Battle of Saltville I, Virginia, and not at Andersonvi ...
blockade of Southern ports... which carried spar torpedoes. In 1861 President Lincoln instituted a naval, which crippled the South's efforts to obtain war materials from abroad. ...
plot against Hitler's life... given the SS jurisdiction over all concentration camps. In the wake of theby a group of regular military generals in July 1944, the Führer came to d ...
Battle of Cove Mountain... rginian signer of the Declaration of Independence. During the Civil War thewas fought in the county
Battle of Dry Wood Creek... over the fort occurred in August 1861 just across the Missouri line in the. The battle was a pro-South victory for Sterling Price and his Missouri S ...
World War IIFollowing, airport design became more sophisticated. Passenger buildings were being ...
Battle of Turnhout (1789)... ) - Battle of Sprimont - Battle of the Downs - Battle of the Golden Spurs -- Battle of Warns - Battle of Waterloo - Baudouin I of Belgium - Beaulieu ...
Battle of France... öring's Luftwaffe played key roles in the Battle of the Netherlands and thein spring 1940
2002 election... ing slightly, mainly due to the new electoral system. They recovered in thewhen they won four seats. All four seats were retained in the 2006 electio ...
1924 General Election... 4, and was elected to a seat in the Lower House of the Diet of Japan in the. When Katō Takaaki became the prime minister and set up a coalition cabin ...
English Civil WarMore damage was done by Parliamentary forces during the. They are said to have used the church as their camp in 1643. Many window ...
Second Boer War... rawing from an area. The term was first coined by Lord Kitchener during the, as a measure to force the Boer generals into submission. The Scorched Ea ...
Battle of the Clouds... White Horse Inn on Swedesford Road. Because of bad weather, however, the "" was never fought
French Revolution... t released a song entitled "The Palace of Versailles", a song detailing the, The Terror, and the military coup of Napoléon Bonaparte, from the perspe ...
expedition to Portugal... land of Belle Île in 1761, then served in 1762 with the British Army in the. Contrary to prevailing medical opinion at the time, Hunter was against t ...
Bleeding Kansas... ry 29, 1861, Kansas entered the union as a free state, but the turmoil of "" continued throughout the Civil War
rivalriesThe Flyers have hadwith several teams over the years. Historically, their biggest rivals have ...
Civil War... which in June 1864 sank the CSS Alabama in the English Channel in a famoussea battle
World War II... e popular in the prewar period, but war songs later became popular when theoccurred.
Google EarthA full 3D model of the Stump can be viewed on
British Army... of these attacks were carried out with the assistance or complicity of the, the Royal Ulster Constabulary, or both, according to the Stevens Enquiry ...
2005Scales appeared on a Labour party political broadcast during theand 2010 UK general election campaign. She also supports the SOS Children' ...
World War II... ment was abolished in 1945 after the defeat of Imperial Japan at the end of. The territories formally claimed by the puppet state were first seized i ...
Battle of Quipaipan... in 1527. It was captured by the generals of Atahualpa in April 1532 in the. Nineteen months later, Spanish explorers invaded the city (see battle of ...
English Civil WarHe was the grandson of Colonel Baker of Crook, Durham, who won fame in theby his defence of Newcastle upon Tyne against the Scots. Thomas was educat ...
Seven Years' War... colonies and the mother country had been deteriorating since the end of thein 1763. The war had plunged the British government deep into debt, and so ...
2006 election... 2002 election when they won four seats. All four seats were retained in the. After gaining 5 seats in the 2010 election, in April 2010 Nick McKim bec ...
Battle of Guilford Court House... nstock Parish. In 1812, Captain Lemuel B. Mason, who had fought in the 1781in North Carolina during the Revolutionary War and subsequently retired to ...
Civil War... ect) and "assuming a role" (undercover work). Following the outbreak of the, Pinkerton served as head of the Union Intelligence Service in 1861–1862 ...
Nielsens... ytime's most popular game shows, could not come close to matching it in the
World War I... he time supported the conviction of many Americans that the U.S. entry intohad been orchestrated by bankers and arms dealers for profit reasons. This ...
Battle of LargsThe Clan Ross by tradition fought at thein 1263 in support of Alexander III of Scotland against King Haakon IV of ...
local electionsIt is a part of the Daventry district. In theof 2007 the Conservatives retained the seat but with a lesser majority tha ...
Operation Blue StarImmediately after, authorities were unprepared for how quickly extremism spread and gained ...
Dey... of the Ottoman Empire under a regency that had Algiers as its capital (see). Subsequently, with the institution of a regular Ottoman administration, ...
Isly... ar he continued his operations with unvarying success. His great victory ofon 14 August 1844 won him the title of
World War IDraftees from the territory participated in the European fronts ofin the battalions of the Senegalese Rifles. Between 1915 and 1916, the dis ...
War of the Spanish Succession... Malplaquet, fought on 11 September 1709, was one of the main battles of the, which opposed the Bourbons of France and against an alliance whose major ...
World War II... road to an unpaved pedestrian path. The term trail gained popularity during, when many servicemen from the United States were stationed in Australia, ...
American Civil War... ort Morgan, Fort Gaines, and Historic Blakeley State Park figure into localhistory. The Mobile Medical Museum is housed in the historic Vincent-Doan ...
Battle of Veii... the city, which may corroborate Livy's account of the Roman victory in the
anti-Napoleonic coalition... wing Trafalgar, some were left in port under blockade until they joined thein 1808. In the years immediately afterwards, the crisis of Spain's Napole ...
Battle of TowtonAfter defeat at the, Henry VI of England crossed the Solway in August 1461 to land at Kirkcud ...
Cold WarAs thedeepened, Dulles sought to isolate the Soviet Union by building regional a ...
Spotsylvania Court House... luding the battles of Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, Fredericksburg, and
Battle of Ksar El Kebir... e absorption of Portugal into the Spanish crown of Philip II after the 1578, when Spain started to take direct actions in Morocco, as in the occupati ...
American Revolutionary War... 1786 to 1787. The rebellion was named after Daniel Shays, a veteran of theand one of the rebel leaders
Vietnam War... ndochina during a conflict commonly referred to in the United States as themeant that Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia had to go through a prolonged and pr ...
Battle of Artemisium... hermopylae, the rearguard of the Greek force was annihilated, whilst in thethe Greeks had heavy losses and retreated after the loss at Thermopylae. T ...
World War IILike many other remote areas during, a area to the south east of the town and extending to the coast of the S ...
World War I... d five senior ministers (RG Casey, GA Street, Senator McLeay, HS Gullet andPrime Minister Billy Hughes). In January 1940, Menzies dispatched potentia ...
British Army... vember 1916 on either side of the river Somme in France. The battle saw the, supported by contingents from British imperial territories including Aus ...
Cold WarDuring thethe Soviet bloc states developed a number of amphibious APCs, fighting veh ...
Battle of El Alamein... the birth of their only child, Tania, Etienne died from chest wounds at thein October 1942. He had never seen his daughter. It was Etienne's death th ...
Butlerian Jihad... een bitter enemies for millennia, since the Battle of Corrin that ended the. When Emperor Shaddam IV orchestrates a plot to destroy the "Red Duke" Le ...
World War II... olution. After gaining Philippine independence from colonial rule followingin 1946, the Visayas region established its community and re-formed its go ...
World War I... he had the unfortunate distinction of becoming the first U-boat casualty ofwhen she was rammed by HMS Badger on 29 October 1914. Her hull was badly d ...
Battle of Stiklestad... Steinmeyer organ was commissioned in 1930 for the 900th anniversary of the. The organ was funded mostly by donations, particularly by Elias Anton Ca ...
Fredericksburg... g the Civil War, including the battles of Chancellorsville, the Wilderness,, and Spotsylvania Court House
Wars of Religion... itions for a series of destructive and intermittent conflicts, known as the. The civil wars were helped along by the sudden death of Henry II in 1559 ...
World War Ibegan with an unprecedented outpouring of love and goodwill towards the Un ...
capture of Minorca... nd loyalists in North America. Joint operations with France resulted in thebut failed in the siege of Gibraltar
Third Anglo-Dutch War... h Virgin Islands came under British control in 1672, at the outbreak of the, and have remained so ever since. The circumstances of the British taking ...
American Civil War... destruction of slavery, and the provision of equal rights to all men in theand Reconstruction, 1861-1877
National Rifle Association... blic veterans' association from 1871 to 1872. At its inception in 1871, thechose him as its first president
World War II... ic science, as its supporters had originally envisioned in the aftermath of. By 1950, support for major areas of research had already become dominate ...
the 2010 election... was not to run along with the Communists (since 1995 the Left Party) until. In opposition to the Conservative - let be equally pragmatic and staunch ...
American Revolutionary WarTo honor John Eager Howard, an officer in theand later the fifth Governor of Maryland,, the area was designated the How ...
World War IWhenbegan in August 1914, Hoover helped organize the return of 120,000 America ...
Battle of Warns... tle of the Downs - Battle of the Golden Spurs - Battle of Turnhout (1789) -- Battle of Waterloo - Baudouin I of Belgium - Beaulieu International Grou ...
War of 1812... although the British continued to maintain a presence until the end of thein 1814. In 1787, the area became part of the American Northwest Territory ...
World War IAfter the outbreak of, which confronted the partitioning powers against each other, Piłsudski's ...
Second World War... ed to be influential. Following the closure of the Festspielhaus during the, the 1950s saw productions by Wagner's grandsons Wieland and Wolfgang Wag ...
Persian Gulf War... on is directly related to the stability of certain states, e.g., during the, speculation on the survival of the regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq. Sim ...
the Wilderness... his county during the Civil War, including the battles of Chancellorsville,, Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania Court House
Daimler AG... o pedestrians and bicycles only. Ulm was the first area to be served by the's Car2Go carsharing service
Spanish Civil WarAfter the, Francoist Spain persecuted the Anarchists and Catalan nationalists among ...
Battle of Thermopylae... ged the Persian fleet in the nearby straits of Artemisium. In the resulting, the rearguard of the Greek force was annihilated, whilst in the Battle o ...
elections in September... n Axel Pehrsson-Bramstorp to form a three-month "Holiday Cabinet" until the, which saw a rise in support of the Social Democrats. Following further n ...
Chancellorsville... s were fought in this county during the Civil War, including the battles of, the Wilderness, Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania Court House
Peasants' Revolt... but also meant that the bow was a weapon commonly used by rebels during the. From the time that the class of England became proficient with the longb ...
Battle of Dunbar (1296)... rs of Scottish Independence the Clan Ross fought against the English at thewhere their chief, the Earl of Ross was captured. This meant that for a sh ...
World War I... ee, which helped establish the Indian Military Academy at Dehra Dun. During, Jinnah joined other Indian moderates in supporting the British war effor ...
World War I... was added to the Register for its high quality of preservation since before. Nearly two hundred buildings in the borough qualified as contributing pr ...
World War II... nghu to Japan, which would rule the island for 50 years until its defeat in
Mukden Incident... Qing Empire in China. In 1931, the region was seized by Japan following theand in 1932, a sympathetic government was established, with Puyi, the last ...
1956 Soviet invasion of HungaryIn 1957, disillusioned by the, Calvino left the Italian Communist Party. In his letter of resignation p ...
Mexican border crisis... n the Senate, emotions sometimes ran high, including during a debate on thein 1916. During that debate Marshall threatened to expel certain senators ...
Carnation RevolutionSalazarist Portugal persecuted the language from 1936 until theof 1975
The Raid at St. Nazaire... ntbatten was in large part responsible for the planning and organisation ofin mid 1942: an operation resulting in disuse of one of the most heavily d ...
Falklands WarThe Stinger's combat debut occurred during thefought between Britain and Argentina. At the onset of the conflict soldier ...
World War II... the CPUSA to abandon civil rights work and focus supporting U.S. entry into. Disillusioned, Rustin began working with members of the Socialist Party ...
siege of Gibraltar... operations with France resulted in the capture of Minorca but failed in the
First Indochina War... ndochina against the Communists, supplied from China, who were fighting the. Eisenhower sent Lt. General John W. "Iron Mike" O'Daniel to Vietnam to s ...
Civil WarMany battles were fought in this county during the, including the battles of Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, Fredericksbur ...
election campaignIn the ensuing, the Australian Labor Party's focus was predominantly on the asserted ill ...
World War I... onism and non-interventionism in the US following its costly involvement in, and sought to ensure that the US would not become entangled again in for ...
2010 election... four seats were retained in the 2006 election. After gaining 5 seats in the, in April 2010 Nick McKim became the first Green Minister in Australia
Wars of Scottish IndependenceDuring thethe Clan Ross fought against the English at the Battle of Dunbar (1296) wh ...
Battle of the Netherlands... ured Fort Eben-Emael in Belgium. Göring's Luftwaffe played key roles in theand the Battle of France in spring 1940
Fête nationale du Québec... on. It has thus seen various events staged on it, most regularly during the, the Quebec Winter Carnival, and the Quebec City Summer Festival. Through ...
Battle of Glen Shiel... gwall. In 1719 some men from the Clan Ross fought for the government at thewhere the Jacobites were defeated
American Revolution... g independence, the text of the Declaration was initially ignored after the. Since then, it has come to be considered a major statement on human righ ...
World War IThe city was also the site of aGerman awards ceremony in August 1918, in which Adolf Hitler was presented ...
First Sino-Japanese War... , Katō served on the corvette in 1887, followed by the cruiser . During the, he served in a combat position as gunnery officer on the cruiser . After ...
Battle of Shrewsbury... rl later rebelled against King Henry IV and after defeating the earl in the, the king chased him north to Alnwick. The castle surrendered under the t ...
World War IWhenbroke out, Chevalier was in the middle of his national service, already in ...
Second Siege of Saragossa... pain, and was stationed in Madrid during the revolt of the Dos Mayo. At the, he won further promotion to the rank of captain, and in 1809 - 1810 foun ...
World War I... Italy's leading baritones, Riccardo Stracciari, was unable to turn his pre-London and New York operatic engagements into unambiguous triumphs due to ...
War of Canudos... themes such as messianism and irrational human behaviour. It recreates the, an incident in 19th-century Brazil in which an armed millenarian cult he ...
Bishops' Wars... harles's later attempts to force religious reforms upon Scotland led to the, strengthened the position of the English and Scottish parliaments and he ...
World War II... n response to the growing turmoil in Europe and Asia that eventually led to. They were spurred by the growth in isolationism and non-interventionism ...
Battle of the Downs... beke - Battle of Saint-Omer - Battle of Sluis (1603) - Battle of Sprimont -- Battle of the Golden Spurs - Battle of Turnhout (1789) - Battle of Warns ...
Vietnam War... s. (Agent Orange, the defoliant used widely by the U.S. military during the, was equal parts 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T.) A byproduct of 2,4,5-T production is ...
World War II... eversed during the intense anti-colonial agitation that followed the end of. On 4 September 1947, the colony was revived as a part of the French Unio ...
World War I... ld of a French mother and an English taxi-driver father, who had met during. The family moved to London, and she attended school in Brixton until the ...
Roxanne Wars... Revenge" (1985), sparking off the huge wave of answer records known as the. More disses (insults intended to show disrespect) from Shanté followed: ...
Upperville... . Stuart and Union cavalry clashed in the battles of Aldie, Middleburg, and. Confederate partisan John S. Mosby based his operations in Loudoun and a ...
Gulf of Sidra incident... ip's F-14 Tomcats shot down two Libyan aircraft in what became known as the. In 1987, Vinson participated in the first U.S. carrier deployment in the ...
1989 state election... reen Independents, and from the early 1990s as an established party. At the, the Liberal Party won 17 seats to Labor's 13 and the Greens' 5. The Gree ...
revolt of the Dos Mayo... e first French corps to enter Spain, and was stationed in Madrid during the. At the Second Siege of Saragossa, he won further promotion to the rank o ...
First Sino-Japanese WarIt took until the defeat of the Chinese navy during thein 1894–95 for Japan to finally realize possession of Taiwan and the shift ...
American Civil WarOn March 2, 1864, the Battle of Walkerton, an engagement of thetook place here, resulting in a Confederate victory
Hillsborough disaster... in the upper tier and retaining a in front of the stand. After the infamousin 1989 the lower tier terrace was closed for two years and replaced by 2, ...
Wars of the RosesDuring the, castles were infrequently engaged in battle and conflict was generally b ...
Battle of Fontenoy... th of Balnagowan was killed in 1745 leading some members of the clan at thefighting against the French on 30 April 1745. Balnagowan passed to George, ...
Battle of WalkertonOn March 2, 1864, the, an engagement of the American Civil War took place here, resulting in a ...
World War II... eine Elizabeth Bushell Szabo, GC, (26 June 1921 – c. 5 February 1945) was aFrench-British secret agent
Battle of North Anna... ksburg. This cumbersome arrangement was rectified on May 24 just before the, when Burnside agreed to waive his precedence of rank and was placed unde ...
Battle of Rimini... ught safety on the passing of Allied forces over the Gothic Line during the, an enormous effort of relief by the inhabitants of a country that at tha ...
Mudan Incident of 1871In the, an Okinawan ship was wrecked on the southern tip of Taiwan and 54 crewme ...
cocoacoconuts, bananas, taro, yams, coffee,Exports: $94 million (f.o.b., 2004) Exports – commodities: coconut oil and ...
World War IIFor a few years prior to, San Marino had a railway network consisting of a single line, connecting ...
World War II... tween Mogadishu and Jowhar, built by the Italians in 1926 but dismantled inby British troops. The Mogadishu-Villabruzzi Railway was planned in 1939 t ...
National Rifle Association... received thousands of complaint letters, including a formal protest by the. Webb forwarded many of the letters to police chief Parker who promised " ...
Battle of the Atlantic... TASOM, a submarine base at Bordeaux. Italian submarines participated in thefrom this base which was also a major base for German U-boats as headquart ...
Battle of Muret... 3, the defeat and death of Peter II of Aragon ("Peter the Catholic") in theput an end to the project of consolidating Catalan power over Provence. Hi ...
Wars of the Roses... pporters defeated those of Richard III at Bosworth Field in 1485. While theeffectively ended at Tewkesbury in 1471, Richard III's alleged murder of t ...
Middleburg... or General J.E.B. Stuart and Union cavalry clashed in the battles of Aldie,, and Upperville. Confederate partisan John S. Mosby based his operations ...
Indian Rebellion of 1857... aying the title role of a real-life sepoy and a martyr who helped spark theor the 'First War of Indian Independence'
World War IDuring, Benedict placed the world under the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mar ...
Battle of Callinicum... s with Belisarius on the eastern front until the latter was defeated at thein AD 531 and recalled to Constantinople. Procopius witnessed the Nika rio ...
English Civil WarCharles's last years were marked by the, in which he fought the forces of the English and Scottish parliaments, w ...
capturing Havana... d of the Seven Years' War (1756–63), the navy failed to prevent the British, during which the Spanish squadron present was also captured. In the Amer ...
Gwangju massacre... arged with mutiny and treason for their roles in the 1979 coup and the 1980
Battle of Adwa... ed as a general in the First Italo–Ethiopian War, playing a key role at the; he too was paternally Oromo but maternally Amhara. Haile Selassie was th ...
Battle of Towton... eld against King Edward until its surrender in mid-September 1461 after the. Re-captured by Sir William Tailboys during the winter he surrendered to ...
Battle of Settepozzi... d Genoese fleet of 48 ships was defeated by a smaller Venetian force at the
Second Battles of the SommeThe Somme experienced war twice more in the First andof 1918
World War IIThe tower became important again in, when Lincolnshire was known as "Bomber County" for its proliferation of ...
World War I... iot's critical lens, The Waste Land likely shows his personal despair aboutrather than an objective historical understanding of it
Battle of Trafalgar... ber; the British squadron subsequently caught and defeated his fleet in theon 21 October (the British commander, Lord Nelson, died in the battle). Na ...
Korean War... . Wolfe dropped out during his junior year, and was drafted to fight in the. After returning to the United States he earned a degree from the Univers ...
Korean War... a major staging area for the United States Army during World War II and the
Iraq War... a cynical, exploitative attitude to viewers by television executives), theand other foreign policies of George W. Bush and Tony Blair, British cuisi ...
War of 1812... in the United States Navy, notable for his victory over HMS Java during the
Nat Turner's slave rebellion... e labor was increasingly used in mining, shipbuilding and other industries.in 1831 and John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859 showed deep social ...
Korean War... features the World War II era battleship , the World War II era submarine ,and Vietnam War Memorials, and a variety of historical military equipment. ...
Battle of Pelagonia... hardouin, Prince of Achaea, and Michael II Komnenos Doukas of Epirus at the. In 1263, the emperor sent men (which included Seljuk mercenaries) to con ...
2010 general election... e United Kingdom by the first past the post system. The seat was won at theby Thomas Docherty of the Labour Party. Previously, the seat had been held ...
Victory Parade in 1945... ans and troops were leaving Red Square straight to the front lines, and the, when the banners of defeated Nazi armies were thrown at the foot of Leni ...
Aldie... ate Major General J.E.B. Stuart and Union cavalry clashed in the battles of, Middleburg, and Upperville. Confederate partisan John S. Mosby based his ...
1905 Russian RevolutionThearose new waves of Polish unrest, political maneuvering, strikes and rebel ...
Siege of CuzcoThe city was retaken from the Spanish during theof 1536 by Manco Inca Yupanqui, a leader of the Sapa Inca. Although the si ...
Carlton–Collingwood AFL rivalry... is considered to be the club's most bitter arch-rival (for full details see), with Essendon close behind. Rivalries with Richmond and Melbourne have ...
Battle of Fort Sumter... irginia voted to secede from the United States on April 17, 1861, after theand Abraham Lincoln's call for volunteers. On April 24, Virginia joined th ...
American Civil War... the citizens of Fort Scott experienced the violent unrest that preceded theon the Kansas and Missouri border. Eastern newspapers described this viole ...
Battle of France... acrifice aircraft and pilots in the attempt to aid Allied troops during the. He, along with his immediate superior Sir Cyril Newall, then Chief of th ...
Battle of the Golden Spurs... -Omer - Battle of Sluis (1603) - Battle of Sprimont - Battle of the Downs -- Battle of Turnhout (1789) - Battle of Warns - Battle of Waterloo - Baudo ...
King William's War... en bases for attacks on New England settlers migrating toward Acadia during. The frontier areas between the Saint Lawrence River and the primarily co ...
Battle of the Plains of Abraham... bec, that was originally grazing land, but became famous as the site of the, which took place on 13 September 1759. Though written into the history b ...
Gulf War... ewman Hislop wrote the BBC Radio 4 series Gush, a satire based on the first, in the style of Jeffrey Archer. With Newman he also wrote the family-fri ...
taking of hostages... imitz in 1980 after she had deployed to the Indian Ocean in response to thein the U.S. embassy in Tehran. Although initially part of the U.S. Atlanti ...
American War of Independence... , if America had been conquered by the Soviet Union, if Britain had won the, if penicillin had not been invented, or if men were subservient to women
Three Kingdoms... r period of disunion followed, including the highly chivalric period of the. Independent Chinese states of this period such as Wu opened diplomatic r ...
American Civil War... n of Virginia, were enslaved. This division contributed to the start of the
Battle of Britain... ntinue, first until July and finally until October 1940. Thus he fought theunder the shadow of retirement
Glitiškės... ted in the massacres of Polish and Lithuanian civilians in June 1944 in the(Glinciszki) and Dubingiai (Dubinki) villages
Battle of the Somme... ies of battles through the Great War. Particularly significant was the 1916. As a result of this and other battles fought in the area the department ...
Sino-Vietnamese War... etween communist states — the Cambodian-Vietnamese War of 1975-1989 and theof 1979 — were fought in the region
Glorious Revolution... ent's authority in the colonies. The orthodox British view, dating from theof 1688, was that Parliament was the supreme authority throughout the empi ...
YouTube... f stand-up in Indonesia was heavily influenced by social media--Twitter and--mainly, after two of the country's most popular celebrities, Raditya Dik ...
French RevolutionAfter the, Napoléon I reorganized the police in Paris and other cities with more th ...
Peloponnesian War... on. The most devastating of intra-Greek wars in classical antiquity was the(431-404 BC), which marked the demise of the Athenian Empire as the leadin ...
Battle of the Crater... ise breakthrough. The fort was destroyed on July 30 in what is known as the. Because of interference from Meade, Burnside was ordered, only hours bef ...
Swedish-Geatish wars... orporation by the Swedes, but the only surviving traditions which deal withare of semi-legendary nature and found in Beowulf. The actual story in Beo ...
1987 general election... cies of the Labour Party in particular, during the period leading up to the, in the hope of ousting the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher
Spanish Civil War... en Catalans and the Castilians, seen by one author as a re-enactment of the
Vietnam War... rld War II era battleship , the World War II era submarine , Korean War andMemorials, and a variety of historical military equipment. The Museum of M ...
World War IIDuring, the U.S. government reportedly struck a secret deal with the imprisoned ...
Battle of AusterlitzAs a result of Napoleon's victory over Austria in thein 1805, the Holy Roman Empire was dissolved. On July 12, 1806, 16 states ...
An Shi Rebellion... re was at its height of power until the middle of the 8th century, when thedestroyed the prosperity of the empire. The Song Dynasty was the first gov ...
British Army... ious cargo carrier. This highly mobile 5-ton truck entered service with thein 1966. In the water it was driven by vectored thrust water-jet propulsio ...
World War II... raft were embargoed and pressed into Luftwaffe service upon the outbreak of
Battle of Waterloo... orrential rain soaked in, hampering movement. The next day, on 18 June, thewas fought. This was the first time Wellington had encountered Napoleon, a ...
Race to the SeaAt the beginning of the First World War, during the September 1914, the Somme became the site of the Battle of Albert. The battle was a five ...
Bleeding Kansas... Kansas and Missouri border. Eastern newspapers described this violence as "", a result of the national controversy concerning the extension of slaver ...
World War II... eir mark on the palace and its park. Modern French governments of the post-era have sought to repair these damages. They have on the whole been succe ...
World War II... t was almost completely destroyed during the fighting in this region during. Today there is no operational railway in San Marino, but many disused ar ...
1998 election... of the Assembly from 35 to 25, thus raising the quota for election. At thethe Greens won only one seat, despite their vote only falling slightly, ma ...
Korean War... and to discuss Unification talks to end North Korea's hostilities after the
Operation Wooden Leg... tempt when Israeli Air Force F-15s bombed his headquarters there as part of, leaving 73 people dead. Arafat had gone out jogging that morning
Coconut WarOn 30 July 1980, amidst the brief, the Republic of Vanuatu was created
World War II... end. Jack Churchill is the only soldier credited with a longbow kill during
Battle of Quatre Bras... Prussians at Ligny, and fought an indecisive battle with Wellington at the. These events compelled the Anglo-Allied army to retreat to a ridge on th ...
First Intifada... reconstruct the badly battered PLO. This was particularly useful during thein December 1987, which began as an uprising of Palestinians against the I ...
13 rival claimants to the throne... ver, Margaret died at sea, and Edward was again asked to adjudicate between. A court was set up and after two years of deliberation, it pronounced Jo ...
Battle of Halidon Hill... at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314. Aodh, the 5th earl, was killed at thein 1333, and his successor William died without male issue. The earldom of ...
Flintheart Glomgold... e in the Darkwing Duck episode In Like Blunt along with the Beagle Boys and, among the bidders for the secret S.H.U.S.H. agent list
Unified Task Force... alia operation, in which Moroccan personnel served as part of UNOSOM I, the, and the follow-on mission
Chinese Civil WarAfter the retreat of the KMT to Taiwan at the end of the, he moved to the United States. Kung died in 1967 in Locust Valley, New Y ...
World War II... d lead to prolonged periods of high unemployment. Following the outbreak of, Keynes's ideas concerning economic policy were adopted by leading Wester ...
228 Incident... f China (CPC) in September 1946, apparently briefly. He participated in theduring this time. According to Wu Ketai, who inducted Lee into the Communi ...
Iraq War... nd decriminalization of cannabis, and opposed Canadian participation in thein 2003
Wars of Scottish Independence... brunt of the conflicts with England, both during declared wars such as the, and armed raids which took place in the times of the Border Reivers. Thu ...
2004 federal electionDuring thethe Australian Greens were branded as "environmental extremists" and "fasc ...
Battle of Kunyang... ously as Emperor Guangwu (r. 25–57 CE), after distinguishing himself at thein 23 CE, was urged to succeed Gengshi as emperor. Under Guangwu's rule th ...
Bastille DayViolette met Etienne Szabo, a French officer of Hungarian descent, at theparade in London in 1940. They married on 21 August 1940 after a whirlwind ...
Battle of Harlaw... laimants—the Lord of the Isles and the Duke of Albany. This resulted in the1411, where the Clan Ross fought as Highlanders in support of the Lord of ...
2005 general election... ely within the Glasgow City council area, with boundaries first used in the, and each elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the plurality (first pa ...
Spanish Civil WarFlix was the site of a battle in thein 1938. The Battle of the Iron Bridge was fought between the Internationa ...
Pyrrhic victory... John A. Lynn in his book The Wars of Louis XIV 1667-1714 terms the battle abut the attempt to save Mons failed, and the fortress fell on 20 October. ...
War of Currents... 1880s, but within a decade, the transformer would be instrumental in the "", and in seeing AC distribution systems triumph over their DC counterpart ...
Battle of the Barents Sea... sister ship to the Graf Spee), and the heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper, at the, when the Germans attempted to intercept a large convoy to Murmansk. This ...
Battle of Jutland... er The Hon. Edward Bingham whilst on board HMS Nestor while fighting in thein July 1916 for which he received the Victoria Cross
American Revolutionary WarEven after fighting in thebegan at Lexington and Concord in April 1775, most colonists still hoped f ...
Swedish general election, 2010Results of thein Haparanda
Greco-Persian Wars... forced to withdraw for a second time. The military conflicts, known as the, were led mostly by Athens and Sparta. However, the fact that Greece was ...
Eighty Years' War... therland") organized the Dutch revolt against Spanish rule, which after theled to an independent Dutch state
Korean War... al capital at that time, Seoul. Pyongyang was again severely damaged in the, during which it was briefly occupied by South Korean forces. In 1952, it ...
World War IIDuring, John Carroll was one of 131 colleges and universities nationally that to ...
Second Boer War... publics in the interior and the British colonial government resulted in theof 1899–1902, which Britain won. In 1910, Britain established the Union of ...
Largs... of the Hebrides. After peace talks failed, his forces met with the Scots at, in Ayrshire. The battle proved indecisive, but it did ensure that the No ...
Battle of Segale... army under Fitawrari Habte Giyorgis loyal to Zewditu and Tafari. During the, Negus Mikael was defeated and captured. Any chance that Iyasu would rega ...
Battle of Vitoria... French. His equestrian portrait features prominently in the Monument to the, in present-day Vitoria-Gasteiz
World War I... d its appeal to English musicians had helped to make it widely known before, when its themes struck a powerful chord with English readers. A Shropshi ...
Lines of Torres Vedras... tish-Portuguese back to Lisbon the previous year, until arriving before the. He determined against storming this extensive double line of interlockin ...
World War I... ng that would distract the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from
World War I... an independent mining consultant, traveling worldwide until the outbreak ofin 1914. His lectures at Columbia and Stanford universities were published ...
supply... n early election for the House of Representatives (this is called "blocking")
Veronese Easters... continuing to advance, he arrived in the Veneto in 1797. Here occurred the, an act of rebellion against French oppression, that tied down Napoleon f ...
Five Pecks of Rice Rebellion... st religious societies which instigated the Yellow Turban Rebellion and the. Following the death of Emperor Ling (r. 168–189 CE), the palace eunuchs ...
Battle of Saint-Omer... ort - Battle of Oudenarde - Battle of Passchendaele - Battle of Roosebeke -- Battle of Sluis (1603) - Battle of Sprimont - Battle of the Downs - Batt ...
World War IIAfter, Billings boomed into the major financial, medical and cultural center of ...
Civil War... , the first Virginian signer of the Declaration of Independence. During thethe Battle of Cove Mountain was fought in the county
September 11 attacks... ations executive who founded his own company, the Bingham Group. During thein 2001 he was a passenger on board United Airlines Flight 93. Bingham die ...
Italy's invasion of EthiopiaRoosevelt invoked the act afterin October 1935, preventing all arms and ammunition shipments to both coun ...
World War II... of the town. The cenotaph also lists the names of 173 local fatalities from
Tithe War... ary. Among its first duties was the forcible seizure of tithes during the "" on behalf of the Anglican clergy from the mainly Catholic population as ...
British Army... ent UDA member convicted of sectarian killings, revealed that he was also aagent. This led to allegations that the British Army and RUC were helping ...
Third CrusadeThe(1189–1192) reclaimed much land for the Kingdom of Jerusalem, including th ...
World War IIThe Vertac site was originally part of the Arkansas Ordnance Plant (AOP), a–era facility that manufactured various components of explosive devices, s ...
Siege of ParisAfter the French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War, with thedragging on, the palace was the main headquarters of the Prussian army fro ...
Battle of North Cape... nd Jamaica participated in the sinking of the battleship Scharnhorst at the; Sheffield, with Belfast and Norfolk, opened the attack at 09.00; as at t ...
Gulf War... t in Vietnam, and limited service in Operation Just Cause (Panama), and the(Kuwait)
WWIIThe wind tunnel used by German scientists at Peenemünde prior to and duringis an interesting example of the difficulties associated with extending th ...
World War II... ted in the area, was a major staging area for the United States Army duringand the Korean War
war destruction... the scorched earth policy conducted by the German army, resulting in heavyin northern Finland and northern Norway in 1944–45, destroying all existin ...
French Revolution... destined to result from the subversion of old ideas and institutions in the. In 1793 he expounded his political sentiments in a longer pamphlet, Apol ...
Battle of France... luded the Eifel, part of Hesse, the Palatinate, and the Saarland. After the, this Wehrkreis was extended to include Lorraine, including Nancy, and th ...
American Civil WarDuring the, private citizens, particularly planters, organized, equipped, and transp ...
Battle of Mycale... was decisively beaten at the Battle of Plataea and the Persian navy at the. Afterwards the Persian made no more attempts to conquer the Greek mainla ...
World War II... t Home Park was destroyed by German bombers during the Blitz on Plymouth in. Having been rebuilt after the war, Home Park was largely demolished as p ...
1998 electionHe won theand resigned in 2001
Dey... ious task of carrying the tribute which the United States still paid to theof Algiers to secure exemption from capture for U.S. merchant ships in the ...
Battle of the Ebro... s fought between the International Brigades and the Fascists as part of the. The operation was initially a success for the republicans with the const ...
Vietnamization... s of anti-war speeches, Kennedy opposed President Richard Nixon's policy of, calling it "a policy of violence [that] means more and more war." In Dec ...
invasion of Romania... gnificant strategic pressure from Russia and whilst conducting a concurrent. In 1917 the Germans were still able to defend effectively against Britis ...
general election... ernment. Peel's failure to win a House of Commons majority in the resulting(January 1835) made it impossible for him to govern, and the Whigs returne ...
American Revolutionary War... n County fled to Canada. In 1784, following the peace treaty that ended the, the name of Tryon County was changed to Montgomery County in order to ho ...
World War I... rebuilt with new volunteers — in all, 865 Accrington men were killed during. All of these names are recorded on a war memorial, an imposing white sto ...
Battle of Littleferry... he McFarquhar's Jacobite force were ambushed by pro-government Scots at thenear Golspie. At most one-tenth survived; John Ross escaped to Sutherland ...
World War II... on, and she attended school in Brixton until the age of 14. At the start of, she was working in Le Bon Marché department store in Brixton on the perf ...
attack El Caney... he attack on Santiago. Shafter would send his first division of infantry towhile his second infantry division and cavalry would attack the heights so ...
Crusader conquest of JerusalemAfter thethe six elders of the Karaite Jewish community in Ashkelon contributed to ...
Carnation RevolutionFollowing the 1974, Portugal began a process of decolonisation and began a withdrawal from P ...
Overland Campaign... t it up to a strength of over 21,000 effectives. The IX Corps fought in theof May 1864 as an independent command, reporting initially to Grant; his c ...
War of the Spanish Succession... rs which the Danish Governor either could not or would not stop. During thethe Danes supported the French colonies, and allowed the French to sell Br ...
Hungarian Revolution of 1956... ously he condemned the brutal Soviet invasion of Hungary in response to the. Therefore he publicly disavowed his allies at the United Nations, and us ...
World War I... rent ethnic groups, and meetings of the parliament ceased altogether during
Battle of Tours... metimes attributed to an author called Isidore Pacensis in reference to thefought against Muslim forces
First Crusade... o interpreted as one of the root causes for the later Crusades, in that theof 1095 was originally a western response to the Byzantine emperor's call ...
World War II... y of industrial engineering, and was elected to the school's honor society.interrupted his studies. In 1943, DeLorean was drafted for military servic ...
Flodden Field... the absence of the English King Henry VIII. His forces met with disaster at; the King, many senior noblemen, and hundreds of soldiers were killed. As ...
World War I... ngland's gradual loss of prominence and related conflicts (Boer War, India,) had an influence on Lovecraft's worldview. It is likely that the "roarin ...
World War IDreyfus volunteered for military service again in 1914, at the beginning of, and served despite advancing age in a range of artillery commands, first ...
Hedgeley MoorAfter Montagu's triumphs atand Hexham in 1464 Warwick arrived before Alnwick on 23 June and received ...
five-month siege... s it was their most important frontier fortress. Three years later, after a, the city was captured by a Crusader army led by King Baldwin III of Jeru ...
Battle of Sluis (1603)... de - Battle of Passchendaele - Battle of Roosebeke - Battle of Saint-Omer -- Battle of Sprimont - Battle of the Downs - Battle of the Golden Spurs - ...
attacked Kerak... Saladin vowed to behead Raynald himself, and at the end of the year Saladin, during the marriage of Raynald's stepson Humphrey IV of Toron to Isabell ...
World War II... y film directed by John Huston about the Battle of San Pietro Infine during. It was shot by Jules Buck
Boston Tea Party... d the Coercive Acts in 1774 to punish the Province of Massachusetts for theof 1773. Many colonists saw the Coercive Acts as a violation of the Britis ...
American Civil War... mmunications to and from this western most state became even greater as theapproached
First World War... eet in 1913, but following the mobilisation just before the outbreak of the, she joined the 6th Cruiser Squadron. The 6th Cruiser Squadron was initia ...
Battle of VerneuilThe Rosses took part in the1424, against the English in France. On the death of the Earl of Buchan an ...
Lennox Lewis and Frank Bruno... al Stadium with a World Boxing Council (WBC) Heavyweight title bout between. It was the first time that two British-born boxers had fought for the wo ...
World War II... ited States Ambassador to the Court of St. James in the years leading up to
Vietnam War... place the aging UH-1 helicopters, many of which had seen service during the. The program originally included plans for the development of both a civi ...
World War IIAfter, after the Republic of China took over Taiwan, Lee enrolled in the Nation ...
Monroe DoctrineIn an expression of the Roosevelt Corollary to the, the United States occupied the island in 1915 and US Marines were statio ...
1948 Arab–Israeli WarThe state of war between both countries which dated back from theended in 1979 with the Egyptian–Israeli Peace Treaty a year after the Camp ...
Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922)In the aftermath of the, a large-scale population exchange between Greece and Turkey transferred ...
New Mexico Campaign... both Confederate Congresses as Arizona’s delegate. In 1862 the Confederateto take the northern half of the U.S. territory failed and the Confederate ...
Gallic Wars... atio. Two of the first uses of scorched earth recorded both happened in the. The first was used when the Celtic Helvetii were forced to evacuate thei ...
World War I... s on 1 December 1918, the fifth year of his Pontificate. It requested afterall Catholics everywhere in the world, no matter which side they were on, ...
Sino-Japanese war... ced medicine, and continued his art practice in Sichuan Province during theyears. By 1946, he had developed a significantly abbreviated 37-move versi ...
Franco-Dutch WarIn 1678 theended, and the Dutch returned their attention to Tortola, although it was ...
2001 anthrax attacksIn its February 19, 2010, investigative summary on the, the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed that Bruce Edwards Ivins wa ...
American Revolutionary War... , particularly in central and western Massachusetts, the economy during thehad been one of little more than subsistence agriculture. Most of the resi ...
2003 invasion of Iraq... led "O2." He is a peace activist, and has often spoken publicly against the. Harrelson is also an ethical vegan and raw foodist. He did not eat Twink ...
Battle of Plataea... lowing year, the remainder of the Persian army was decisively beaten at theand the Persian navy at the Battle of Mycale. Afterwards the Persian made ...
First Anglo-Afghan War... e then Emir of Afghanistan for allegedly siding with the British Raj in the(1839 to 1842). Persian was officially abolished from the region with the ...
Ball's Bluff... the Union Army's 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment at the battles ofand Fair Oaks. He was wounded at the Battle of Fair Oaks and later receive ...
civil warWhenbroke out, Peterborough was divided between supporters of King Charles I ( ...
Vietnam War... . It honors U.S. service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the, service members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and thos ...
a deadly civil war... is independent and obtained by the Constitutional Court. However, followingand the ongoing genocide in Darfur, Sudan is widely recognized as an autho ...
First Sino-Japanese War... y had 40,000 inhabitants. It was the site of an important battle during the, which led to the destruction and depopulation of much of the city. Howev ...
Battle of TarbatAt the, 1486, Angus Roy Mackay was overthrown and slain at Tarbet Church by the ...
ongoing warThe first US memorial to an, the Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial in Irvine, CA, is modelled on ...
Philippine RevolutionDuring theand the Philippine–American War between 1896 to 1913, the island of Negros ...
Bleeding KansasEudora was the site of conflict during theEra and the American Civil War. Eudora strongly supported the Union during ...
World War II... er. His works have been included among the most important and radical post-avant-garde, experimental, and contemporary music. Young is especially kno ...
Battle of Leuctra... id to have been instrumental in procuring their punishment. He survived the(371 BCE), as he is reported to have compared the victory of the Thebans t ...
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Great Northern War... at's rule Russia gained control over much of the Baltics from Sweden in theat the beginning of the 18th century, but left the German nobility in cont ...
Battle of Campbell's Station... led at Marye's Heights. Burnside skillfully outmaneuvered Longstreet at theand was able to reach his entrenchments and safety in Knoxville, where he ...
Battle of Marathon... mainland Greece in 492 BC, but was forced to withdraw after a defeat at thein 490 BC. A second invasion followed in 480 BC. Despite a heroic resistan ...
Bastille DayDreyfus died two days beforein 1935. His funeral cortège passed through ranks assembled for Bastille D ...
Battle of Fair Oaks... a's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the. Shafter also played a prominent part as a major general in the Spanish-A ...
World War II... f Marshallese work there. The main airport was built by the Japanese during, and the only tarmac road of the capital was built partly by the Taiwanes ...
American Civil WarEudora was the site of conflict during the Bleeding Kansas Era and the. Eudora strongly supported the Union during the Civil War, many of its me ...
First Crusade... established 88 years before after the capture and sack of Jerusalem by the. The city was sacred to both Christians and Muslims and returning it to C ...
Battle of Salamanca... etrained Portuguese army. Campaigning in Spain, he routed the French at the, taking advantage of a minor French mispositioning. The victory liberated ...
Philippine–American WarDuring the Philippine Revolution and thebetween 1896 to 1913, the island of Negros and other neighboring islands i ...
August 1978Luciani was elected on the fourth ballot of thepapal conclave. Senior Cardinal Deacon Pericle Felici announced that the C ...
Battle of Britain... e, Dowding is today generally given the credit for Britain's victory in the
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invasion of France... e invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successfuland Germany in 1944–45, from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the fir ...
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World War IIDuring, some U.S. aircrew (primarily Navy and Marine Corps) were issued .38 Spec ...
Battle of Vitoria... lington caught up with and smashed the army of King Joseph Bonaparte in the, for which he was promoted to field marshal on 21 June. He personally led ...
multi-partyThe politics of Switzerland take place in the framework of afederal parliamentary democratic republic, whereby the Federal Council of ...
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Cold WarAnti-communist sentiment gripped the United States during thebeginning in 1946. Federal investigations caused many persons with communi ...
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Hundred Years' WarDuring the, French forces committed a notorious massacre of English archers statione ...
Battle of Appomattox Court House... ding Bull Run, the Seven Days Battles, Chancellorsville, and the concluding. After the capture of Richmond in 1865, the capital was briefly moved to ...
Operation Cyclone... some sources claim 1,500–2,000) to the Mujahideen in Afghanistan as part of. with the supply of 250 launchers
Thirty Years' War... ined the crown by force. This overthrow in 1621 marked the beginning of the. In 1622, after a siege of two months, the armies of the Catholic League, ...
Anglo-Scottish WarsDuring the, John Ross, 2nd Lord Ross of Halkhead, died when leading his forces again ...
Rif WarDuring thein Morocco, the Spanish navy conducted operations along the coast, includi ...
American Revolutionary War... of power. Another example of this can be seen in a quote by a Pennsylvaniasoldier, noted by Gregory T. Knouff, “Ordinary soldiers in the American Re ...
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World War IWhen Estonia and Latvia became independent nations aftera degree of autonomy was granted to ethnic German institutions, and German ...
World War IIDuring, "kraut" was an ethnic slur for a German soldier or civilian
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Battle of Suez... d, with an unknown number of Egyptian casualties, for no tactical gain (see)
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Gulf WarPrior to thein 1990–91, when the Intifada's intensity began to wear down, Arafat suppo ...
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Roosevelt CorollaryIn an expression of theto the Monroe Doctrine, the United States occupied the island in 1915 and ...
World War IITheera US Navy frigate USS Moberly (PF-63) was named for the town. The ship p ...
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Great War... ea of the Somme département was the site of a series of battles through the. Particularly significant was the 1916 Battle of the Somme. As a result o ...
Thirty Years' War... ous conflicts. His failure to successfully aid Protestant forces during the, coupled with the fact that he married a Roman Catholic princess, generat ...
Helvetii... corded both happened in the Gallic Wars. The first was used when the Celticwere forced to evacuate their homes in Southern Germany and Switzerland du ...
American Civil War... ate of the Greek myth of Orestes to the family of a Northern general in the. Agamemnon is now General Ezra Mannon, Clytemnestra is his second wife Ch ...
World War IIn the aftermath of the, high casualty rates, soaring inflation compounded by heavy taxation, a w ...
Battle of MyriokephalonThe, also known as the Myriocephalum, has been compared to the Battle of Manz ...
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World War IIFrom the 1930s on (except during, when it was repressed as music of the enemy) jazz has had a strong prese ...
World War I... irst encyclical written by Pope Benedict XV coincided with the beginning of, which he labelled The Suicide of Civilized Europe. Benedict described th ...
World War II... ng emigration from communism and migration to nearby cities and towns after, when the Paris Peace Treaty with Italy that was signed on February 10, 1 ...
World War II... 20,000 units produced, the DUKW was the most successful amphibious truck of. This 6x6 truck was deployed in the Pacific theatre to establish and supp ...
Battle of Flodden Field... d Ross of Halkhead, died when leading his forces against the English at theon September the 9th, 1513. Fought in the county of Northumberland, in nor ...
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Finnish WarAfter the(1808–1809) the eastern part of Sweden was ceded to Russia, thus becoming ...
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American Civil War... norable, yet not formally inducted, capacity with the Union Army during the. Post-bellum, he earned a degree from Lincoln University and became a min ...
French RevolutionDuring theary and Napoleonic wars, the Netherlands was repeatedly occupied by France ...
North Vietnam... scribed as increasingly difficult as their increasing numbers stretched hisese allowance to the breaking point. Cleaver organized a stolen car ring, ...
Operation Anthropoid... Czechoslovak soldiers on behalf of the Czechoslovak government in exile in, and knowledge from decoded transmissions allowed the U.S. to carry out a ...
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Stenka Razin... e Assassination of the Duke of Guise , and by Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, for
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Second World War... new factory in Valcourt. Then a major setback hit the growing business: thewas well underway and the Canadian government issued wartime rationing reg ...
Iraq WarOn March 8, 2003, International Women's Day, on the eve of the, Alice Walker, Maxine Hong Kingston, author of The Woman Warrior; and Ter ...
English Civil War... colony, and became an important figure in Parliament before and during thes; he was beheaded after the Restoration.
Battle of Nedao... Ostrogoths led by Theodemir broke the Hunnic power of Attila's sons in thein 454
1993 federal electionThe Parti Québécois campaigned for the Bloc in thein order to prepare Quebec for sovereignty, according to the Three Periods ...
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World War I... d by Serbian nationalist insurgents (The Black Hand) is blamed for ignitingafter a succession of minor conflicts, while belligerents on both sides in ...
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Cuban Missile CrisisThein the Autumn of 1962, in which the United States blockaded a Soviet attem ...
1983 UK general election... iety brought on by Thatcherism, released to coincide with the run-up to the. Punch the Clock also generated an international hit in the single "Every ...
Desmond RebellionsTheare a famous case in Ireland. Much of the entire province of Munster was l ...
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World War II... more movie owed under her contract, MGM bought her out for $100,000. Duringshe was a member of American Women's Voluntary Services
World War I... he sixth year of his pontificate. It deals with the Catholic missions after
Battle of RavennaIn 1512 at the, where his father and elder brother were killed, he displayed valour, and ...
Gulf War... ity that King Olav suffered a great trauma during the outbreak of the first. Olav's son Harald V succeeded him as King
American Civil WarCarnival celebrations in Mobile were canceled during the. In 1866 Joe Cain revived Mardi Gras parades when he paraded through the ...
Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co.... th Country, which depicts a fictionalized version of the events surrounding, a sexual harassment, class-action lawsuit that female miners brought aga ...
Senate re-election bid in 2008Stevens lost his. He won the Republican primary in August and was defeated by Anchorage Ma ...
1867 Quebec provincial election... mbership in both the federal and provincial governments, Cartier ran in the. Cartier was elected as a Conservative supporter of the Pierre-Joseph-Oli ...
World War I... rated and reinstated as a major in the French Army. He fought for France in
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2001 war in Afghanistan... rt neoconservative policies with regard to the War on Terror, including theand the 2003 invasion of Iraq
Gulf War... nd operations across the world, including Operation Eagle Claw in Iran, the, and more recently in Iraq and Afghanistan
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World War II... after a succession of minor conflicts, while belligerents on both sides inused operatives specifically trained for assassination. Reinhard Heydrich ...
British soldiers... nd Indian War, which was itself part of the Seven Years' War. On that date,under the command of General Wolfe, climbed the steep cliff under the city ...
YouTube... eclare traditional television dead, and "narrowcasting" via such methods asas the future
World War II... nerations, but were expelled by the British from Mandatory Palestine during, due to pro-Nazi sympathies expressed by many of them
First Intifada... roughout the Arab world in the 1980s, Hamas was founded in 1987 (during the) as an offshoot of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. Co-founder Sheik Ahme ...
Pequot War... n the colonists and the natives meant that clashes were inevitable, and thewas the first major conflict the colony engaged in. Winthrop sat on the co ...
Hungarian Revolution of 1956... tter. He thought he had learned an important lesson from the failing of the, believing the Kremlin would allow him a free hand in pursuing domestic r ...
American Revolutionary War... d Strzelecki in 1840, in honour of the Polish national hero and hero of theGeneral Tadeusz Kościuszko, because of its perceived resemblance to the Ko ...
War of the Third Coalition... luding the annexation of Genoa and Parma, led once again to war in 1805—the, in which Austria, Britain, Russia, and Sweden took on Napoleon. The Aust ...
7 July 2005 London bombingsIn a widely criticized episode, initial online BBC reports of theidentified the perpetrators as terrorists, in contradiction to the BBC's i ...
Raid on DrvarThe, codenamed Operation Rösselsprung, was an attack by the Waffen-SS and Luf ...
Civil War... ade products more expensive. This factor was one of the major causes of the
World War IIThe later stages of, and the period after the end of that war, saw the forced migration of mi ...
World War II... dor romanticizes Chopin's patriotism in the film, which was produced during. Chopin, played by Cornel Wilde, is first presented to the audience as a ...
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Rhodesian Bush WarVery late in thethe Rhodesian Air Force was able to obtain and use eleven former Israeli A ...
World War II... the island, the French torpedo boat, Mosquet 10 miles off Muka Head. During, Penang, then a British island garrison, suffered devastating aerial bomb ...
Utraquists... The Hussite cause gradually splintered into two main factions, the moderateand the more fanatic Taborites. The Utraquists began to lay the groundwork ...
World War II... erfortress used by the United States to execute the first atomic bombing in. The American Legion and Air Force Association believed the exhibit put f ...
Vietnam WarDuring the, American military presence increased in Thailand. This experience provid ...
Korean WarThe capital has been completely redesigned since the(1950–1953). It is designed with wide avenues, imposing monuments, and mon ...
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American Civil War... eral Custer of the United States Army slept here with his troops during the, under a large tree known now as the Custer Elm
American Civil WarDuring the, Sabine Parish provided considerable support for units formed in the pari ...
French Revolution... a subject that Hugo had previously avoided: the Reign of Terror during the. Though Hugo's popularity was on the decline at the time of its publicati ...
English Civil WarThebattle of Lansdowne (or Lansdown) was fought on 5 July 1643, near Bath, so ...
war in Iraq... however not endorsed Berlusconi's government on several issues, such as the
World War I... ded Newport News Shipbuilding, which was responsible for building six major-era battleships for the U.S. Navy from 1907–1923. During the war, German ...
2011 NSW State ElectionThe Greens NSW State Conference prior to theadopted of a resolution in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction ...
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Trajan's Dacian Wars... ation, coupled with the massive amount of gold and silver carried off after, allowed the emperor to mint a larger quantity of denarii than his predec ...
Quasi-War... 1795 and 1801, one over appropriations for Jay's Treaty, the other over the, and in neither case did the party decide to vote unanimously
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Ionian RevoltThe Greek city-states of Athens and Eretria had supported the unsuccessfulagainst the Persian Empire of Darius I in 499-494 BCE, led by the satrap o ...
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penalty shoot-out... e City score twice, the equaliser in injury time, and go on to win 3–1 in a
Vietnam War... m ('black farang') to distinguish them from Africans. This began during the, when the United States military maintained bases in Thailand
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destruction of JerusalemJews led into captivity after theby Titu
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Falklands War... tine Air Force Bell 212 were included with the aircraft deployed during the. They performed general transport and SAR missions and were based at Port ...
French Revolution... term "Jacobin" to link members of Jefferson's party to the radicals of the. He blamed the newspapers for electing Jefferson; they were, he wrote, "a ...
Battle of Neopatras... harass the Latin states in Greece. The army was crushingly defeated at the, but the fleet won a similarly comprehensive victory at the Battle of Dem ...
war in 1914... ughout Europe, the Americas, Australia and the Far East; by the outbreak ofit had been performed in more than 50 cities worldwide
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Vietnam WarIn the, firing the gun would often adversely affect the delicate electronics, wh ...
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Sino-French War... the British in the Opium War, and in 1884 the French invaded as part of the. Because of these incursions, the Qing government began constructing a se ...
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World War II... ervice with the United States Navy. The lead ship of the class is named forPacific fleet commander Chester W. Nimitz, who was the Navy's last fleet a ...
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World War II... such as the Sangiovese di Romagna from the nearby Romagna region. Following, the general trend in the world wine market for cheap, easy-drinking wine ...
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World War IIFollowing, some composers, such as Roman Palester and Andrzej Panufnik, fled the co ...
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American Civil War... named the settlement after Vincent B. Osborne, a Union Army veteran of the, same as the county. Osborne City became the permanent county seat in Nov ...
Vietnam War... Treaty. From the mid-1960s, the anti-war movement's preoccupation with thetended to eclipse concern about nuclear weapons but CND continued to campa ...
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World War I... he early 1990s, and was also a common sidearm cartridge used by soldiers in. In other parts of the world, it is known by its metric designation of 9× ...
Google EarthThe Macintosh version of, software that allows the user to "fly" over the surface of the earth, ma ...
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Civil War... moves. The Band featured songs that evoked oldtime rural America, from thein "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" to unionization of farm workers i ...
First World War... ales. As his queen consort from 1910, she supported her husband through the, his ill-health and major political changes arising from the aftermath of ...
World War II... mork, Tinn, with a capacity of 12 tonnes per year. From 1940 and throughout, the plant was under German control and the allies decided to destroy the ...
Cuban intervention in Angola... forces to African and Arab countries; Syria in 1973, Ethiopia in 1978, thefrom 1975–1989, and Nicaragua and during the 1980s
Knoxville CampaignIn the, Burnside advanced to Knoxville, Tennessee, first bypassing the Confedera ...
Battle of Jena-Auerstedt... nt political roles in German history. After the 1806 Prussian defeat at the, Napoleon took the Quadriga to Paris
Battle of Hatfield ChaseFollowing the disastrouson 12 October 633, in which Edwin was defeated and killed by Cadwallon ap ...
World War IIIn 1943, German and Italian prisoners ofwere brought to Kansas and other Midwest states as a means of solving the ...
American Civil War... rant groups, all of which developed largely in regional isolation until the, when people from across the country were brought together in army units, ...
War of 1812... chitect who rebuilt the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. after the.
Hundred DaysOn Napoleon's escape and return to France (the), he regained Murat's support, but Murat proved unable to convince the It ...
Battle of Waterloo... rant for his execution when he is saved by news of Napoleon's defeat at the
Napoleonic WarsOne of the most comprehensive attempts at an embargo happened during the. In an attempt to cripple the United Kingdom economically, the Continenta ...
Hundred Years' WarDuring the, both the English and the French conducted chevauchée raids over the enem ...
Battle of Tannenberg Line... o two phases: the Battle for Narva Bridgehead from February to July and thefrom July to September. A number of volunteer Waffen-SS units from Norway, ...
Spanish Armada... atea. Because of financial problems, Cervantes worked as a purveyor for the, and later as a tax collector. In 1597, discrepancies in his accounts of ...
French Revolution... the country stood on the brink of ruin, but his actions could not stop the. Necker put a stop to the rebellion in the Dauphiné by legalising its ass ...
Battle of Carbisdale... James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose in 1650. During the Civil War at thethe Clan Ross and Clan Munro fought on the side of the Scottish Government ...
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Trafalgar... with Horatio Nelson in many sea victories, and as Nelson's successor after, completing the destruction of the Napoleonic fleet. Other notable people ...
World War II... l values of abstinence before marriage was retained. With the conclusion of, the societal importance of abstinence declined swiftly. The advent of th ...
Battle of the Somme... ed around the town of Thiepval and remained there until July 1916, when thewould be fought on and around the same ground
Franco-Spanish WarThe Fronde ; was a civil war in France, occurring in the midst of the, which had begun in 1635. The word fronde means sling, which Parisian mob ...
Seven Years' War... ench territory in North America after the end of the French and Indian War/. The purpose of the proclamation was to organize Great Britain's new Nort ...
Second Boer War... nally from Lancashire. He joined the British Army in 1895 and fought in thewith the King's Own Royal Regiment, and served in major campaigns includin ...
Vietnam War... this change was the fact that young men were being drafted to fight in thebefore they were old enough to vote
Battle of Ulm... he invading Austrian army of General Mack and forced it to surrender in the. In 1810, Ulm was incorporated into the Kingdom of Württemberg and lost i ...
Battle of Blenheim... ater, the Second Battle of Höchstädt was fought, known in English mainly as
Battle of Gaugamela... II of Macedon) invaded the land after defeating Darius III of Persia in theand Afghanistan became part of the new Greco-Bactrian kingdom. Some easter ...
disastrous attempt to invade England... r menace to Spanish shipping. The effort to neutralise this threat led to ain 1588. This defeat led to a reform of fleet operations. The navy at this ...
World War II... d one son, Harald, and two daughters, Ragnhild and Astrid. As exiles during, Crown Princess Märtha and the Royal children lived in Washington, D.C., ...
World War IIn, before the advent of antibiotics, silver compounds were used to prevent ...
North Vietnam... number of US military advisors in South Vietnam to 900 men. This was due to's support of "uprisings" in the south and concern the nation would fall. ...
Star Wars... hin the world's atmosphere, and thus is often compared to the Death Star offame
Dutch RevoltFrom the 1570s theincreasingly challenged Spanish sea power, producing powerful rebel naval ...
English Civil War... England. His grandfather had suffered for the Royalist cause following the, leaving the family in reduced circumstances. Bentley's mother, the daugh ...
city's fall... n 5th century Constantinople and operated in various incarnations until theto the Ottomans in 1453. The University of Constantinople was Christian Eu ...
RevolutionWiseman Claget moved to his substantial estates here shortly before the. He was involved in the temporary government serving as the only Solicito ...
World War II... s. The region remained well below national levels of prosperity until after
Battle of Fredericksburg... nd, Virginia. This plan led to a humiliating and costly Union defeat at theon December 13. His advance upon Fredericksburg was rapid, but planning in ...
Revolutionary War... Stuart after Sir John Stuart, it was incorporated as Stewartstown after the, following the original Scottish spelling of the name
Lines of Torres Vedras... n more determined in leaving nothing and when the French armies reached theon the way to Lisbon, low morale, hunger, disease, and indiscipline had re ...
World War II... energies. This situation was not considered adequately resolved until afterended, when Julian Schwinger, Richard Feynman, and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga inde ...
World War II... ect, like others in the state, had to contend with the Great Depression and, work continued as Colonial Williamsburg became a major tourist attractio ...
British Army... grandfather, William Beddows, was originally from Lancashire. He joined thein 1895 and fought in the Second Boer War with the King's Own Royal Regime ...
World War I... ation often colors discussion of sexual behavior in the later 20th century.began a return to sexual freedom and indulgence, but more often than not, ...
Great Purge... tudent of Communist ideology, particularly Trotskyism; though following the, Joseph Stalin privately met with him and ordered him to publicly denounc ...
Battle of Flushing... 071) - Battle of Cassel (1328) - Battle of Charleroi - Battle of Flanders -- Battle of Hasselt - Battle of Leuven (891) - Battle of Leuven (1831) - B ...
Rhodesian Bush War... the Rhodesian Air Force to skirt the UN endorsed embargo imposed during the
World War II... inifred Wagner took over the Bayreuth Festival, running it until the end of
arrested... nd restored the King with very limited powers. Instead Colonel Thomas Pride41 of the members of Parliament who had voted in favor of the restoration ...
Battle of PenangDuring the First World War, in the, the German cruiser SMS Emden surreptitiously sailed to Penang and sank t ...
Eighty Years' War... inly Calvinist) inhabitants of the Netherlands. Things went badly after thestarted in 1568, but luck turned to his advantage when Protestant rebels a ...
Battle of Stalingrad... h many of them dying en route. The Volga Germans were deported prior to the, as they were regarded, in the "war hysteria of the moment", as a potenti ...
Battle of Hasselt... el (1328) - Battle of Charleroi - Battle of Flanders - Battle of Flushing -- Battle of Leuven (891) - Battle of Leuven (1831) - Battle of lillo - Bat ...
YouTube... ial media campaign to garner support for coming out. The video he posted onof the conversation in which he told his father he was gay went viral. In ...
American Civil War... the Central Route to avoid traveling through hostile territories during the. George Chorpenning immediately realized the value of this more direct ro ...
French RevolutionAs prime minister, Wellington was conservative, fearing the anarchy of thewould spread to England. The highlight of his term was Catholic Emancipati ...
Civil War... $70,000 from AR&D for a 70% share of the company, and began operations in aera textile mill in , where plenty of inexpensive manufacturing space was ...
World War IIIn 1941, at the age of 19, LaMotta turned professional. During, he was rejected for military service because of a mastoid operation on o ...
Cold War... f all nuclear test explosions worldwide. However, within the context of the, skepticism about the capability to verify compliance with a comprehensiv ...
World War IIDuring, Olav stood by his father's side in resisting the occupation of Norway by ...
Hundred Days... irst restoration he was made a colonel, but he rejoined Napoleon during the, and under his old chief Suchet distinguished himself in the war in the A ...
1993 World Trade Center bombing... en undertaken by Islamic terrorists, such as those who had masterminded the. Some responded to these reports by attacking Muslims and people of Arab ...
English Civil War... e of The Restoration, because it had remained loyal to the crown during the, and the present moniker, "Old Dominion" is a reference to that title. Th ...
Battle of Alnwick... ion, King of Scotland and William was captured outside the walls during the. Eustace de Vesci, lord of Alnwick, was accused of plotting with Robert F ...
German Peasants' WarDue to its participation in the uprisings of theof 1525, Wiesbaden lost all its privileges for over forty years. During th ...
World War II... mainland until 1949. In 1945, the ROC acquired Taiwan from Japan following
American Civil WarDuring the, Union troops under future president James A. Garfield occupied the town ...
World War II... Morison Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Military History, is an expert on, a Distinguished Visiting Professor at West Point and the United States A ...
Iraq War... Winick. housemates Simon Sherry-Wood and Leah Gillingwater argued over the, and in a subsequent episode, Chris "C.T." Tamburello became confrontatio ...
British Army... casualties, including 19,240 dead — the bloodiest day in the history of theto this day. As terrible as the battle was for the British Empire troops w ...
United States Exploring Expedition... the depository for various Washington and U.S. government collections. Theby the U.S. Navy circumnavigated the globe between 1838 and 1842. The voya ...
Battle of Heavenfield... 's brother Oswald then raised an army and finally defeated Cadwallon at thein 634. After this victory, Oswald appears to have been recognised by both ...
Battle of the River PlateThe film portrays the, a naval battle of 1939, between a Royal Navy force of three cruisers and ...
Battle of Leipzig... he other states of Europe re-allied themselves and defeated Napoleon at the, after which his Italian allied states, with Murat first among them, aban ...
World War II... o find crystals of wolframite, a tungsten ore that was mined briefly duringwhen access to other sources was cut off, and small grains of topaz, which ...
Battle of Yiwulu... i Corridor in Gansu. Dou Gu (d. 88 CE) defeated the Northern Xiongnu at thein 73 CE, evicting them from Turpan and chasing them as far as Lake Barkol ...
Peninsular War... e United Kingdom and Austria against France formed as the UK engaged in theagainst France
Vietnam WarDuring the, the US Army used the amphibious articulated Gama Goat and the larger tru ...
Battle of Spion Kop... the King's Own Royal Regiment, and served in major campaigns including the. He moved to Jersey to serve as a Sergeant, having signed up in 1906 for ...
War of the Fourth Coalition... ely, his fortunate position was not to last: on 28 November 1806 during the, Napoleon Bonaparte's troops captured Warsaw, and the Prussian bureaucrat ...
Vietnam War... ogues with other faiths and his non-violent stand during the race riots andof the 1960s
his generalsAfter the death of Alexander the Great in 324 BC,fought amongst themselves over the succession. Lycia fell into the hands o ...
2005 London Underground bombings... st acts of the early 2000s, most notably in the 2001 shoe bomb plot and the. Several detection devices have been designed since those events. One, fo ...
Battle of El Alamein... g World War II and was wounded on three occasions, once severely during the. He died in 1996
Punjab insurgency... of appearances, torture, rape and unlawful detentions by the police during, for which 75-100 police officers had been convicted by December 2002. Ra ...
Army–Navy GameThe most important sporting event at the academy is the annual. The 2011 season marks Navy's tenth consecutive victory over Army. The th ...
World War I... an oil boom north of Volant. The drilling continued until the beginning of
Napoleonic Wars... ostensibly set in the early eighteenth century, there are references to theand other indicators that the story is contemporary to the time of its wri ...
2010 Victorian State ElectionIn the, the Liberal party preferenced the ALP ahead of the Greens. The Greens pr ...
World War II... in 1938 for him to complete his doctoral thesis. Caught by the outbreak ofin 1939, he returned to Romania, but soon changed his mind and, with the h ...
Battle of Verdun... ensives could begin, the Germans attacked first, engaging the Allies at the. As this battle dragged on, the purpose of the Somme campaign (which was ...
Quotient space... f two closed subsets of Y, although the converse needn't hold in this case.s of locally compact Hausdorff spaces are compactly generated
Revolutionary War... ght in the 1781 Battle of Guilford Court House in North Carolina during theand subsequently retired to Gunstock Parish, successfully proposed incorpo ...
Battle of Walcourt... death in 1695), superseding Marshal Humières who had suffered defeat at thethe previous year. Luxembourg's army consisted of 34 battalions and 94 squ ...
Central Plains War... Chiang Kai-shek and Yan Xishan. Yan's opposition to Chiang during the 1930caused Yan to formally retire from all positions of leadership in Shanxi, ...
Battle of Sentinum... aken over by the Etruscans. The Romans took control of central Italy by thein 295 BC. They built the flourishing municipium Asisium on a series of te ...
Battle of the Atlantic... , the ramifications of which greatly contributed to allied supremacy in the. He personally pushed through the disastrous Dieppe Raid of 19 August 194 ...
Battle of TolbiacAfter the Franks under Clovis I defeated the Alamanni in thein 496, the Franks eventually displaced the Alamanni in the Wiesbaden area ...
World War II... the pre-Islamic period of Afghanistan began in Afghanistan in earnest afterand proceeded until the late 1970s when the nation was invaded by the Sovi ...
Thirty Years' War... Marshal General Torquato Conti was in command of Imperial forces during the. Forced to retreat from the advancing Swedish army of King Gustavus Adolp ...
Battle of Vittorio Veneto... sewhere. This changed in October, 1918, with Austro-Hungarian defeat in the, the Imperial army collapsed and started to withdraw and, on 29 October, ...
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade... ystem is also known for its excellent band program, who marched in the 2006
Banana Wars... hboring governments or by United States companies. As part of the so-calledall around the Caribbean, Honduras saw the insertion of American troops in ...
1970 Quebec general election... during his entire political career. Contrary to popular belief, during the, he did not work for the federalist Liberal Party of Quebec; but, was dee ...
Ústí (Aussig) massacre... ers accompanied the expulsions. Some had experienced massacres, such as the, in which 80-100 ethnic Germans died, or conditions like those in the Upp ...
Chinese Civil WarIn the 1946–1949 phase of the, the Chinese Communist Party defeated the nationalist Kuomintang in mainl ...
World War II... es was a pacifist who sought to become a member of the Medical Corps during. The United States armed forces, however, would not guarantee him that po ...
American Civil War... nnedy House, said to have been used in Uncle Tom's Cabin. The controversialtraining base, Camp Dick Robinson, was located near Lancaster. Additionall ...
World War IIDuring, Camp Atlanta was established next to the town as an Allied prisoner-of-w ...
War of 1812... ntly from the poor, subsistence farmers, mechanics and tradesmen. After the, partisanship subsided across the young republic—people called it the Era ...
Star Wars... terest "Penny Priddy", describes the film as "if Terry Southern had written. None of the characters are quite what they should be - just my kind of t ...
Second Seminole War... esistance to Indian removal led to several violent conflicts, including thein Florida. Later in the century, the establishment of reservations for th ...
Nagorno-Karabakh WarAs a result of thebetween Azerbaijan and Armenia, Azerbaijan refuses entry to holders of Arm ...
North Vietnam... ewly-established State of Vietnam. The region was divided between communistand anti-communist South Vietnam under the terms of the Geneva Accord of 1 ...
War of 1812... 814, in Ghent, Flanders, United Kingdom of the Netherlands, which ended thebetween the United States and United Kingdom. suggested the town's name; h ...
Battle of the Somme... France and in 1915 was promoted to commander of No. 16 Squadron. After the, Dowding clashed with General Hugh Trenchard, the commander of the RFC, o ...
Great Northern WarDuring the, Russia scorched earth in the way of Swedish king Charles XII's forces
King William's War... New England remained uncertain despite battles along the border throughout. New France defined the border of Acadia as the Kennebec River in souther ...
Civil War... n conflicts from the French and Indian War, the American Revolution and the, to the Cold War and the War on Terrorism. Stories about historic figures ...
Operation Anaconda... y platform capable of providing accurate close air support (CAS) duties for; although they regularly took fire during the intense early fighting, the ...
First World War... née Princess Augusta of Cambridge), and wrote to her every week. During the, the Crown Princess of Sweden helped pass letters from May to her aunt, w ...
Battle of AsiagoAfter thein 1916, which ended in a stalemate and brought only minor territorial gai ...
Operation Castor... t is now known that U.S. Air Force pilots flew to support the French duringin November 1953
Flintheart Glomgold... ever belonged to him, or A Little Something Special, when she teams up withand the Beagle Boys in a plan made by Blackheart Beagle. She gives the dim ...
Peloponnesian War... ese. Additionally, the defeat of the Athenians and the Delian League in thein 431-404 BCE resulted in a short-lived Spartan dominance of the Greek wo ...
World War II... rival of Americans with their informal demeanour and relative wealth duringwas instrumental in the rise of nationalism in the islands. The belief in ...
Brown v. Board of Education... hmond natives Spottswood Robinson and Oliver Hill, was decided in 1954 with, which rejected the segregationist doctrine of "separate but equal". But, ...
World War I... and reinstated as a major in the French Army. He served during the whole of, ending his service with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel
ANZAC Day clash... ivalry with Essendon has become more significant since 1995, when the firsttook place. After the 2011 match, Collingwood have won this contest 9 time ...
Battle of ZutphenLater that year, he joined Sir John Norris in the. During the siege, he was shot in the thigh and died twenty-six days late ...
Cold War... cades, little progress was made in nuclear disarmament until the end of thein 1991. Parties to the PTBT held an amendment conference that year to dis ...
Battle of Cassel (1071)... vento - Battle of Beverhoutsveld - Battle of Bouvines - Battle of Cadsand -- Battle of Cassel (1328) - Battle of Charleroi - Battle of Flanders - Bat ...
Society for Creative AnachronismFriedman is a longtime member of the, where he is known as Duke Cariadoc of the Bow. He is known throughout th ...
Peninsular War... tunities for winning distinction under Suchet in the eastern theatre of the, in which he rose to the rank of major and the command of a full regiment ...
Civil War... k in England penniless and without a patron during the closing years of the. Finding his way on foot to Cambridge, he learned Latin from kindly schol ...
Council of Florence and Ferrara... t the short-lived near Union of the Churches of East and West signed at theby the Ecumenical patriarch Joseph II of Constantinople. The Greek populat ...
Cold WarThe, especially in the 1950s and 1960s, put a damper on the Esperanto movemen ...
East African Campaign... of the FP were also used to form Belgian colonial units that fought in theduring World War II
Council of Constance... of the entourage of Friedrich IV, Duke of Austria and Count of Tyrol at the(1414–1418); a portrait of Oswald can be found in the council's chronicle ...
Revolutionary War... county seat of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States. It is named forGeneral Nathan Greene. The population was 4,398 at the 2000 census
Revolutions of 1989When theoccurred and the Wall fell, the gate symbolized freedom and the desire to ...
American Civil War... for use by wagons and stagecoaches in 1859 and 1860. Starting in 1860, theclosed the heavily subsidized Butterfield Overland Mail stage Southern Rou ...
Battle of Charleroi... s - Battle of Cadsand - Battle of Cassel (1071) - Battle of Cassel (1328) -- Battle of Flanders - Battle of Flushing - Battle of Hasselt - Battle of ...
Kosovo WarUpon the outbreak of thein 1999, Lukashenko suggested to Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic tha ...
British ArmyHe served with thein North Africa during World War II and was wounded on three occasions, on ...
French RevolutionThe Tennis Court Oath was a pivotal event during the first days of the. The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from the Third Es ...
Acadia... on Barbados, a source of cotton, and with the neighboring French colony of
Finnish War... Russia should force Sweden to join the Continental System, which led to theof 1808–09 and to the division of Sweden into two parts separated by the G ...
War of the Spanish Succession... Franco-Spanish expedition briefly occupied the Bahamian capital during the
election monitorThroughout the 1970s and 1980s, Rustin worked as a human rights andfor Freedom House. He also testified on behalf of New York State's Gay Rig ...
American Revolutionary War... independence from Great Britain, more than a year after the outbreak of the. The Independence Day of the is celebrated on July 4, the day Congress ap ...
war of independence... eclared independence from the Earth Federation, and subsequently launched a. The conflict has directly affected every continent on earth, also nearly ...
Mongol invasion of Europe... Historian Nicolae Iorga associated the Roma people's arrival with the 1241and considered their slavery as a vestige of that era, the Romanians takin ...
World War II... eiantanus remained for the most part agrarian until it became evident afterthat the city of Rome was going to expand into and develop that area as a ...
Google MapsFor its 2012 April Fool's Hoax, Google announced a "NES version" of itsservice, which uses graphics and music licensed from Dragon Quest
Brown v. Board of Education... he Cold War ushered in a new era in American Civil liberties. In 1954 in ‘’’’, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned state-sanctioned school segre ...
Huguenot... inists, English Puritans, English Catholics, Scottish Presbyterians, Frenchs, German and Swedish Lutherans, as well as Quakers, Mennonites, Amish, Mo ...
Bar Kokhba revolt... on bar Kokhba (died A.D. 135) was the Jewish leader of what is known as theagainst the Roman Empire in 132 CE, establishing an independent Jewish sta ...
Wuchang Uprising... Penang Conference of 1910 which paved the way to the ultimately triumphantwhich overthrew the Manchu government
War of 1812... nt of John Adams, quickly declined; it revived briefly in opposition to the, but the extremism of its Hartford Convention of 1815 utterly destroyed i ...
World War IIHe served with the British Army in North Africa duringand was wounded on three occasions, once severely during the Battle of El ...
siege of Constantinople... Serbia. Both of them were checked by the Ottoman Empire. During the Ottomanin 1453, a significant band of Venetian and Genoese knights died in the de ...
World War I... States. The population was 3,055 at the 2000 census. It was the hometown ofsniper Herman Davis. A park in the town honors his memory today
Nine Years' WarThe Battle of Fleurus, fought on 1 July 1690, was a major engagement of the. In a bold envelopment the Duc de Luxembourg, commanding Louis XIV’s army ...
Punic Wars... thaginian state declined because of successive defeats by the Romans in the, and in 146 BC the city of Carthage was destroyed. As Carthaginian power ...
Fox Wars... mpact on trade, launched a series of attacks on the Sac, culminating in the, which drove them out of the area by 1742
World War II... ka, in the United States. The population was 131 at the 2010 Census. Duringthe town was neighbored by Camp Atlanta, which housed more than 3,000 Nazi ...
Battle of Cassel (1328)... tsveld - Battle of Bouvines - Battle of Cadsand - Battle of Cassel (1071) -- Battle of Charleroi - Battle of Flanders - Battle of Flushing - Battle o ...
Beer Hall Putsch... y admired Wagner's music. When Hitler was jailed for his part in the Munich, Winifred sent him food parcels and stationery on which Hitler's autobiog ...
United States invasion of PanamaThe Sheridan's only air drop in combat occurred during the(Operation Just Cause) in 1989, when fourteen M551s were deployed: four we ...
World Trade Center bombing... international terrorists, possibly the same group that had carried out thetwo years earlier. The FBI also thought that a drug cartel might have been ...
an expeditionThe Japanese nevertheless launchedto Mutan village with a force of 2000 soldiers in 1874. The number of casu ...
Vietnam WarExperience in therevealed the need for air superiority fighters and better air-to-air train ...
Battle of Tolentino... ar. But the proclamation failed and the Austrians soon crushed Murat at the(2 May to 3 May 1815), forcing him to flee. The Bourbons returned to the t ...
Second Dacian War... anube, he conquered part of Dacia in 106. After a fierce campaign (see also), the Dacian capital, Sarmizegetusa Regia, was destroyed. Decebalus fled ...
Thrilla in Manila... se career highlights include promoting "The Rumble in the Jungle" and the "". He also had a long association with Mike Tyson. King has promoted some ...
American Civil War... ociated with several major battles and numerous minor skirmishes during the
American Revolutionary War... art of Dobbs County. It was named for "Mad Anthony" Wayne, a general in the. The act, establishing the County, provided the first court should be hel ...
Spanish Foreign LegionThewas created in 1920, in emulation of the French one, and had a significant ...
Battle of Beaver Dam CreekThe first was the, which began on June 26, 1862. Confederate Gen. Gideon E. Martin launched ...
battlefield at Ashdown... ales, but mentions various places that he visited in England, including the, Countisbury (which he calls Cynuit), and Athelney. It is evident from As ...
World War II... he flag known as the Bellamy salute, described in detail by Bellamy. During, the salute was replaced with a hand-over-heart gesture because the origi ...
World War IIAfghan–Japanese relations have existed as far back as, and have been mainly positive. The Japanese government in 1974 started f ...
Tet Offensive... ow opinion, but rather to adjust opinion to support his policies. Until theof 1968, he systematically downplayed the war: few speeches, no rallies or ...
World War IIAlthough Griffith was in the middle of the Great Depression andhad broken out in Europe, optimistic views were still present throughout t ...
Yorkists... m of pitched battles between the rival factions of the Lancastrians and the. With the mental collapse of King Henry VI, Queen Margaret used the Duchy ...
Operation Epsom... of the month with lead elements becoming embroiled in the British offensive
World War II... e was founded on the site of three farms by Walter Hendricks, for returningveterans, with poet Robert Frost as its first trustee. The , founded in 19 ...
Battle of Red CliffsAfter Cao's defeat at the navalin 208 CE, China was divided into three spheres of influence, with Cao Cao ...
Napoleonic Wars... a was a time of war, with the French Revolution (1789–1799) followed by theuntil 1815. These wars, along with the political and social turmoil that w ...
American Civil War... tersburg Railroad. The Chester Station was the scene of a battle during the. Chester today is a bedroom community along State Route 10. Recent commer ...
World War II... s radio antenna tower in Garland, and it is operational to this day. During, several aircraft plants were operated in the area, and the Kraft Foods c ...
World War IIFollowing, Hoover became friends with President Harry S. Truman. Hoover joked that ...
Thirty Years' War... e English and French Crowns that was not surmounted for the duration of the. Buckingham's failure to protect the Huguenots – indeed, his attempt to c ...
Battle of Benevento... Sacred Heart - Basketball League Belgium - Bastogne - Batetela Rebellions -- Battle of Beverhoutsveld - Battle of Bouvines - Battle of Cadsand - Batt ...
Russo-Japanese War... the Tsarevich Alexei in the opulent surroundings of the Imperial Court. Theis on and Tsar Nicholas (Michael Jayston) is warned by Count Witte (Lauren ...
Uprising of 1953 in East Germany... the 17th of June was an official holiday in West Germany to commemorate the, even with the name "Day of the German Unity". Since 1963, it was proclai ...
2004 election... the Liberal Party and became prime minister on December 12, 2003. After the, his Liberal Party retained power, though it was reduced to a minority go ...
Nördlingen... to rescue her brother Condé, his old comrade in the battles of Freiburg and
Vietnam WarHe often privately cursed the, and in a conversation with Robert McNamara, Johnson assailed "the bunch ...
Battle of Williamsburg... he Virginia Peninsula in the face of superior numbers. Stuart fought at the, but in general the terrain and weather on the Peninsula did not lend the ...
Junkanoo... practice of obeah is however illegal in The Bahamas and punishable by law.is a traditional African street parade of music, dance, and art held in Na ...
First Peninsular War... ter became more urgent after Charles VIII's invasion of Italy (known as the)
Battle of Rio San GabrielDuring the Mexican-American War, thetook place on January 8, 1847 in what are today parts of the cities of Whi ...
Cold WarThroughout the, Hoover, always an opponent of Marxism, became even more outspokenly anti ...
Sack of Magdeburg... torians directly blame Ferdinand for the large civilian loss of life in thein 1631: he had instructed Tilly to enforce the edict of Restitution upon ...
2009 gubernatorial electionIn the, Republican Chris Christie carried the county with 60%. Incumbent Democra ...
Lancastrians... primarily in the form of pitched battles between the rival factions of theand the Yorkists. With the mental collapse of King Henry VI, Queen Margare ...
1976 Summer OlympicsAt the, Stecher again competed in the three sprint events, winning medals in all ...
Second Sino-Japanese War... egree in 1940. He planned to return to China immediately afterward, but theforced him to change his plans. Pei's father urged him to remain in the Un ...
Fleurus... ier attached to the army of the Sambre et Meuse. After Jourdan's victory at(26 June 1794) he became a general of division. At the Battle of Theininge ...
Kimberley was besiegedThe Second Boer War proved to be a challenging time for the company.as soon as war broke out, thereby threatening the company's valuable mines ...
First World War... tics and physics and received a degree in physics. With the outbreak of thein 1914, he offered his services to the army in the development of radio c ...
Heysel Stadium disaster... l Park is also the location of the Heysel Stadium, built in 1930. After theof 1985, which claimed the lives of 39 spectators at the European Cup fina ...
Northern Virginia CampaignEarly in the, Stuart was promoted to major general on July 25, 1862, and his command w ...
World War II... uschniggs's authoritarian one-party system, which had ruled Austria. During, however, he distanced himself from politics completely
Russian Revolution... rted to slowly return to normal, until the industry was rocked again by theand American Prohibition, which closed off two of Madeira's biggest market ...
Roxanne Wars... he song title). Shanté's version and the Real Roxanne's version sparked theand made Shanté a hip-hop star in the process. The single would go on to s ...
Battle of White Mountain... iralling into a wider European war. In 1620 Frederick V was defeated at theand by 1622, despite the aid of English volunteers, had lost his hereditar ...
Civil War... rew to dominate state politics in the aftermath of these events. During the, around 91,000 troops from Wisconsin fought for the Union
World War II... ivate aviation museum in Scotland. The restored control tower of the formerairfield is now a listed building. The museum is run by volunteers and hou ...
2006 general election... h it was reduced to a minority government. Forced by a confidence vote, theproduced a minority government for the opposition Conservative Party, maki ...
Iraq invasion... l Theatre production featured Henry as a modern war general, ridiculing the
Battle of JutlandAfter the, the German High Seas Fleet rarely ventured out of its bases at Wilhelmsh ...
Civil War... irst northerner elected as a bishop in a former Confederate state after the, Brown was, according to his obituary, "the first Bishop of his communion ...
Second Battle of Bull RunAt the(Second Manassas), Stuart's cavalry followed the massive assault by Longst ...
Prinitza... er the Principality of Achaea, but this expedition failed in the battles ofand Makryplagi, and a mixed imperial and Genoese fleet of 48 ships was def ...
World War I... The United States Railroad Administration (USRA) took over the D&RG during. In 1918 the D&RG fell into receivership after the bankruptcy of Western ...
Thirty Years' War... novated many times. The development of the new capital stagnated due to the, but afterwards many famous baroque buildings were added to the town. Aft ...
VHS versus Betamax warThe HD DVD versus Blu-ray battle has been likened to theof the 1980s
Korean War... anti-Communist. However, he vehemently opposed American involvement in the, saying that "'To commit the sparse ground forces of the non-communist na ...
Carolinas Campaign... more the scene of a Union offensive in 1865, during Union General Sherman's. After the battles of Bentonville and Wyse Fork, Sherman's forces met wit ...
Gulf of Tonkin Incident... hnson expanded the numbers and roles of the American military following the(less than three weeks after the Republican Convention of 1964, which had ...
invading French armyIn 1882, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky quoted "La Marseillaise" to represent thein his 1812 Overture. He also quoted the Russian national anthem he was fa ...
Second Sino-Japanese WarDuring the(1937–1945) Japan stored chemical weapons on the territory of mainland Chi ...
British Army... The monarch is commander in chief of the Armed Forces (the Royal Navy, the, and the Royal Air Force), accredits British High Commissioners and ambas ...
siege to the city... he Romans and the Carthaginians during the First Punic War. The Romans laidin 262 BC and captured it after defeating a Carthaginian relief force in 2 ...
Franco-Dutch War... Michel - Franck, César - Franco-Belgian comics - France–Habsburg rivalry -- Francqui, Emile - Free Belgian Forces - French Community Commission - Fr ...
September 11 attacks... eadquarters for the Department of Defense. It was one of the targets of the; 189 people died at the site when a jet passenger plane crashed into the ...
Cold War... hugely influential in setting the intellectual structures for managing the." The current Director-General and Chief Executive is Dr John Chipman CMG ...
Battle of Dunbar... ing the then-Scottish border town. In April, the Scots were defeated at thein East Lothian and by July Edward had forced John to abdicate. Edward the ...
Battle of Montgisard... ad of the army of the kingdom, he helped King Baldwin defeat Saladin at the; Saladin narrowly escaped. In 1181 the temptation of the caravans which p ...
Northern Virginia Campaign... rt of his corps in support of Maj. Gen. John Pope's Army of Virginia in the. Telegrams extremely critical of Pope's abilities as a commander from Maj ...
American Civil WarIn the Battle of Kingsport (December 13, 1864) during the, a force of 300 Confederates under Colonel Richard Morgan (1836–1918) sto ...
coup... ized the queen mother's seal and mobilized an army in an attempt to start aand rebel
United States Exploring ExpeditionTheunder Charles Wilkes visited Funafuti, Nukufetau and Vaitupu in 1841. Duri ...
Civil War... d his travels through the Midwest after returning home from fighting in the. Frank then meets Buzz, a former slave, in a burned out church in Lawrenc ...
Communist insurgency... rty was Penang's first Chief Minister. He presided during the period of theand the formation of Malaysia
August 2010 federal electionAt thethe Greens received a four percent swing to finish with 13 percent of the ...
Makryplagi... pality of Achaea, but this expedition failed in the battles of Prinitza and, and a mixed imperial and Genoese fleet of 48 ships was defeated by a sma ...
Battle of TeruelThe International Brigades also saw combat in thein January 1938. The 35th International Division suffered heavily in this ...
World War IIDuring, the Santa Ana Army Air Base was built as a training center for the Unite ...
July Revolution... s that foreigners were forbidden to serve in the French Army after the 1830, so the foreign legion was created to allow the government a way around t ...
Battle of Bouvines... ne - Batetela Rebellions - Battle of Benevento - Battle of Beverhoutsveld -- Battle of Cadsand - Battle of Cassel (1071) - Battle of Cassel (1328) - ...
Gulf War... of a pulsar, the Sliders are pulled into a military operation commanded byveteran Colonel Angus Rickman and Captain Maggie Beckett. The goal of this ...
Battle of the River Garonne... the troops of Abd er Rahman in 732, after he had defeated Duke Eudes in thenear Bordeaux and before the former was killed during the Battle of Tours ...
Caste War... mostly Maya mestizo descendants of Mexican refugees who fled from the 1840. The district's main economic base is drawn from agriculture, with sugar ...
North Vietnam... sia (now Zimbabwe). In February 1966, while Nkrumah was on a state visit toand China, his government was overthrown in a military coup led by Emmanue ...
The Troubles... eptember 1971 and undertook a campaign of almost twenty-four years during "". It used the name Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF) when it wished to claim ...
Magna Carta... e forest, but it seems likely that the deforestation was connected with theor one of its early thirteenth century restatements, though it may have be ...
Battle of Thermopylae... ns, foreshadowing and perhaps setting an example for Spartan conduct at thea few generations later. Coincidentally archaeology has turned up a major ...
Battle of Trafalgar... he authority and military power of the Spanish Empire, especially after the, which seriously hampered the contact of Spain with its American possessi ...
American Civil War... roviding its citizens with a mail delivery system, and, in the midst of the, the newly formed Confederacy created and established the Confederate Pos ...
Issus... eek states in 334 BC. Following Greek victories in the battles of Granicus,and Gaugamela, the Greeks marched on Susa and Persepolis, the ceremonial c ...
September 11 attacks... e Voice and Time Out New York, who asked rhetorically in a reference to the, "Can there be another movie that speaks as resonantly — if unwittingly — ...
1940 federal election... te Adam Bandt, who is a crossbencher in the first hung parliament since the. Almost two weeks after the election, Bandt and the Greens agreed to supp ...
Napoleonic Wars... easide resort, initially frequented by members of the Royal Navy during thewhile the Royal Navy anchored in the bay and later by the crème de la crèm ...
1998... in 1992, becoming Washington's first female senator. She was re-elected in, 2004 and 2010
Thirty Years' WarCharles's primary concern during his early reign was foreign policy. The, originally confined to Bohemia, was spiralling into a wider European war ...
Battle of Crécy... galia which became closely associated with the status of knighthood. At the(1346), Edward III of England sent his son, Edward, the Black Prince, to l ...
war with the DutchThere was aten years later. The Dutch re-took control of New Amsterdam but after a ye ...
Nine Years' War... st thirty years, only giving it up in the Treaty of Ryswick which ended thein 1697. During the War of the Spanish Succession, parts of Lorraine, incl ...
Cold WarYears after the success of hisspy novels, novelist and Lincoln graduate John le Carré, himself a one-tim ...
World War IDuringhe applied for recognition as a conscientious objector, but in the event w ...
2004... 92, becoming Washington's first female senator. She was re-elected in 1998,and 2010
Second Battle of Tapae... rthern bank of the Danube River and defeating the Dacian army at Tapae (see) near the Iron Gates of Transylvania. Trajan's troops were mauled in the ...
Cold WarTheled to the expansion of national defense government programs housed in off ...
World War I... rmans in Congress Poland migrated further east into Russia between then and, particularly in the aftermath of the Polish insurrection of 1830. The Po ...
Battle of the EbroIn October 1938, at the height of the, the Non-Intervention Committee ordered the withdrawal of the Internation ...
Iraq War... n appeared in the magazine The Nation. On August 28, 2005, he visited anti-activist Cindy Sheehan at Camp Casey. He prayed with her and spoke to her ...
French RevolutionThegave the English language three politically descriptive words denoting ant ...
Battle of Cadsand... ons - Battle of Benevento - Battle of Beverhoutsveld - Battle of Bouvines -- Battle of Cassel (1071) - Battle of Cassel (1328) - Battle of Charleroi ...
Battle of South Mountain... ac (the I Corps and IX Corps) at the start of the Maryland Campaign for the, but McClellan separated the two corps at the Battle of Antietam, placing ...
World War II... y different meanings. In the widespread political reorganisations followingmany monarchies ceased to exist, making the title far less prevalent and i ...
Civil War... rected a granite monument at Derby Center in honor of those who died in the. It is inscribed: "In Memory of the Volunteers from Derby, who Lost their ...
2000 federal election campaign... 0-01 - Often cited as the show's best joke, the sketch was aired during the, and consisted of a staged rant by Rick Mercer
Cold WarDuring the, there was a dramatic new increase in the number of political assassinati ...
Battle of Falkirk... idge in 1297, and was Guardian of Scotland, serving until his defeat at the. In 1305, Wallace was captured in Robroyston near Glasgow and handed over ...
American Civil WarIn the, Union forces used the policy widely. General Sherman utilized this polic ...
1972 election... of Australia. Whitlam led the Australian Labor Party (ALP) to power at theand retained government at the 1974 election, before being dismissed by Go ...
his conquest of southern Italy... . In 1860, the inhabitants enthusiastically supported Giuseppe Garibaldi in(in the course of the Unification of Italy). The city suffered a number of ...
Thirty Years' War... into the Swabian League of Towns. The town's decline led by the end of theto a drop in population, to 1,500
Battle of Britain... ut with the outbreak of World War II (in particular, an incident during thewhen a bomb fell through the roof of the laboratory and destroyed his expe ...
A special election... eller list and by mid-December 2009 had total sales of some 400,000 copies.was scheduled for January 19, 2010, for the U.S. Senate seat from Massachu ...
battles of the EmpireLater he had an illustrious career in the many, notably, Wagram, Moscow, Lützen, Hanau and Waterloo. He became a major-g ...
attack on Hlobane... lusi Zulu stronghold in Hlobane. Lieutenant Colonel Redvers Buller, led theon 28 March. However, as the Zulu main army of 20,000 men approached to he ...
Royalton Raid... ss to the last major raid of the Revolutionary War in New England. In the "" three hundred Indians led by British soldiers invaded from Canada along ...
1974 election... or Party (ALP) to power at the 1972 election and retained government at the, before being dismissed by Governor-General Sir John Kerr at the climax o ...
Expedition of the Thousand... fought by Giuseppe Garibaldi against the Kingdom of Two Sicilies during his
French Revolution... n), seemed well poised to take advantage of the levée en masse. Because theand Napoleon's reign witnessed the first application of the lessons of the ...
YouTube... ty and other non-academic factors," including inviting applicants to submitvideos to supplement their application. Calling it the "first major univer ...
Battle of Roncevaux Pass... robably undermining the power of the Duke Lupo, and possibly leading to thethat very year. In 814, Seguin was made Duke of Vasconia, but he was depos ...
Women's suffrage... elos, E. The "Acquis" of the Constitutional Revision. pp. 131–132, 165–172.was guaranteed with a 1952 Constitutional amendment
War of the Spanish Succession... n the Treaty of Ryswick which ended the Nine Years' War in 1697. During the, parts of Lorraine, including the capital Nancy, were again occupied by F ...
World War II... 9, he married his first and second cousin Princess Märtha of Sweden. Duringhis leadership was much appreciated and he was appointed Norwegian Chief o ...
invading Iraq... e of 21 Democrats in the Senate to vote against the War Authoritization for. Quoted from her Senate speech
Bléneau... l Condé's arrival from Guyenne. His bold leadership made itself felt in the(April 7, 1652), in which a portion of the royal army was destroyed; but f ...
Bosworth... y balance to the nearby castle of Warwick. With the victory of Henry VII at, Kenilworth again received royal attention; Henry visited frequently and ...
1896 election... d with Sir Wilfrid Laurier. When Laurier led the Liberals to victory in the, 14-year-old Louis relayed the election returns from the telephone in his ...
People's Republic of Kampuchea... hmer Rouge in efforts to overthrow the Vietnamese and the Vietnamese-backed; it part of the anti-Vietnamese and anti-Soviet attitudes that prevailed, ...
World War IIDuringhe worked on what would later be called operations research
Battle of Antietam... the Battle of South Mountain, but McClellan separated the two corps at the, placing them on opposite ends of the Union battle line, returning Burnsi ...
Battle of Tours... the River Garonne near Bordeaux and before the former was killed during theon 10 October. After Duke Eudes's defeat, Aquitaine pledged allegiance for ...
Operation Overlord, the Allied "D-Day" landings in Normandy, took place on 6 June 1944. In p ...
Iran hostage crisis... who is an Iranian immigrant living in the United States at the time of the. The film was written and directed by Ramin Serry. Mariam Parris plays th ...
World War I... protective of this technology, restricting its export. By the aftermath ofthe colonies where the cotton was grown started to purchase and manufactur ...
Battle of Beverhoutsveld... all League Belgium - Bastogne - Batetela Rebellions - Battle of Benevento -- Battle of Bouvines - Battle of Cadsand - Battle of Cassel (1071) - Battl ...
First Sino-Japanese War... Rebellion in 1894. However, Japan also sent troops to Korea, leading to the, which resulted in Qing China's loss of influence in the Korean Peninsula ...
Korean War... ter air-to-air training for fighter pilots. Based on his experiences in theand as a fighter tactics instructor in the early 1960s Colonel John Boyd w ...
invasion of Southern France... andy landings on June 6, 1944 were costly but successful; a month later thetook place, and control of the forces which took part in the southern inva ...
World War II... and others to locate there. For decades, Delco Remy and Guide Lamp, duringbuilt the M3, M3a1 submachine gun and the liberator pistol for the allies, ...
Battle of Lake Erie... s reached of the monumental victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry in the, and so the residents decided to name the village in his honor
World War II... le da Costa Andrade at University College, London, but with the outbreak of(in particular, an incident during the Battle of Britain when a bomb fell ...
Seven Years' War... of the changes in warfare. During Europe's major pre-revolutionary war, theof 1756–1763, few armies ever numbered more than 200,000. By contrast, the ...
American Civil WarFollowing the, some of the East Los Angeles area was owned by Alessandro Repetto, an It ...
World War II... r and set up an authoritarian dictatorship. Italy joined the Axis powers in, falling into a bloody Civil War after a monarchist coup ousted Mussolini ...
Battle of Grunwald... ion, Poland's struggle with the Teutonic Knights continued and included the(German: Battle of Tannenberg; Lithuanian: Battle of Žalgiris) (1410) and ...
War of 1812... ed to tour the British textile factories, but not take notes. Realising thehad ruined his import business but that a market for domestic finished clo ...
World War IIAfter, the FCC moved FM to the frequencies between 88 and 108 MHz on June 27, 1 ...
War of the Spanish Succession... ath to be genuine. Eventually, as a result of mass support for peace in the, Anne decided she no longer needed the Duke of Marlborough and took the o ...
Western Desert... ded by General Bernard Law Montgomery. The 8th Army had advanced across thefrom the east and was ready for the start of the Tunisia Campaign. Eisenho ...
Second Boer WarLord Kitchener applied Scorched Earth policy during the later part of the(1899–1902) when the Boers, not conforming to classic military defeat when ...
Seven Years' WarThe great event of Elizabeth's later years was the. Elizabeth regarded the treaty of Westminster ( 16 January 1756, whereby ...
Battle of BrunkebergAt thein 1471, he triumphed against Swedish and Danish forces in the support of ...
Council of Constance... f Prague. The Roman Catholic Church officially concluded this debate at the(1414–1417). The conclave condemned Jan Hus, who was executed by burning i ...
Peninsular campaignWellesley rose to prominence as a general during theof the Napoleonic Wars, and was promoted to the rank of field marshal afte ...
World War IIFather Aloysius Schmitt (1909–1941), the first chaplain to die in, on board the USS Oklahoma during the Pearl Harbor bombin
Hundred Years' War... ents immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt (1415) during the
British ArmyThe UK had 747,670 men under arms between 1792 and 1815. Theexpanded from 40,000 men in 1793 to a peak of 250,000 men in 1813. Over 25 ...
Gingindlovu... lumn was marching on Eshowe. On 2 April this force was attacked en route at, the Zulu being repulsed. Their losses were heavy, estimated at 1,200 whi ...
Wars of the Roses... the reigning Tudor dynasty that wrested the throne from Richard III in the. More's work, however, little mentions King Henry VII, the first Tudor ki ...
First Battle of Bull Run... of Northeast Virginia. He commanded the brigade without distinction at thein July, committing his troops piecemeal, and took over division command t ...
Nien Rebellion... ollowed the Taiping Rebellion, such as the Punti-Hakka Clan Wars (1855–67),(1851–1868), Miao Rebellion (1854–73), Panthay Rebellion (1856–1873) and t ...
Nielsen rating... scale color broadcast ever on CBS and was a ratings triumph, scoring a 34.8. She signed a three-year, $300,000 contract with the network. Only one ad ...
first world warDuring thethe Sardinian soldiers of the Brigata Sassari distinguished themselves, wi ...
Brown v. Board of Education... of racially restrictive covenants. Similarly, he was part of the unanimous(1954) Court that struck down racial segregation in public schools. Black ...
World War IThe area remained predominantly rural well into the mid-20th century. After, some employees of the Federal Government began moving into the area, and ...
Contras... et Union and policy towards Central American conflicts, such as backing thein Nicaragua. McCain opposed keeping U.S. Marines deployed in Lebanon citi ...
National Liberation Council... ment was overthrown in a military coup led by Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka and the. Several commentators, such as John Stockwell, have claimed the coup rece ...
Glorious Revolution... ed by the London, Quo Warranto Judgment Reversed Act 1689 shortly after the
Colegrove v. Green... v. Carr. He dissented in support of this view in Baker's predecessor case,
offensive... wn with the ten capitalist ministers". The Provisional Government opened anagainst them on 1 July but it soon collapsed. The news of the offensive an ...
civil warA major drain on Ethiopia's economy was the ongoing, which pitched rebel movements backed by the United States against the So ...
uprisingInspired by the general strikes, a workers'began in the Ruhr region when 50,000 people formed a "Red Army" and took c ...
Battle of Agincourt... ing Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the(1415) during the Hundred Years' War
Hussite Wars... p during the previous century. The council could not prevent schism and thein Bohemia
World War IThe post remained in active service, being expanded forinto Vancouver Barracks. During World War I it was the home of the Army's ...
Second World War... bre tank gun designed by Krupp and used by the German Wehrmacht, during the. It was the primary armament of the Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf. B Tiger II, ...
Higgins by-election... 009, the Greens received over 30 percent of the primary vote in the federalin Victoria, in the absence of a Labor candidate. It is the highest primar ...
rusticated... ways than merely the prescribed texts. This attitude resulted in him beingfor one term, when he nonchalantly returned to college late from a trip to ...
American Civil War... ng seasonally, with the lowest strength being 50 people in 1861. During the, detachments of the 1st Washington Territory Infantry Volunteers and 1st ...
American Revolution... e, which would have put the writing back in U.S. colonial times, before the(a war which offended his Anglophilia). He explained that he thought that ...
Panthay Rebellion... Clan Wars (1855–67), Nien Rebellion (1851–1868), Miao Rebellion (1854–73),(1856–1873) and the Dungan revolt (1862–1877)
Overland Campaign... Cold Harbor, the final battle of Union Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864. This was fought over the same ground as the Battle of Gaines' Mill. Both ...
Battle of Chantilly... s men harassed the retreating Union columns until the campaign ended at the
English Civil War... nbury. The location inspired him to pen the ballad "Red and Gold" about the, which has become another staple of Fairport's repertoire
Fremantle by-election... n their second ever single-member electorate, with Adele Carles winning thefor the Western Australian Legislative Assembly. The seat had been held by ...
1993 election... the Red Book. The Liberal Party won a landslide majority government in the
Battle of Nördlingen (1634)... fall, the imperial forces recaptured Regensburg and were victorious in the. The Swedish army was substantially weakened, and the fear that the Habsb ...
War of the Polish SuccessionIn 1737, after the, Lorraine was part of an agreement between France, the House of Habsburg ...
Poitiers... arfare to achieve decisive victory in similar engagements such as Crécy and
House of York... ee an attack on royal tyranny, rather than on Richard III himself or on the
2008 Western Australian election... meral parliament, averaging 16 percent of the vote but won no seats. At the, the Greens won 11–12 percent of the statewide vote in both the lower and ...
Battle of South Mountain... infantry of Maj. Gen. D.H. Hill to defend the South Mountain passes in the. His horse artillery bombarded the flank of the Union army as it opened i ...
Austerlitz... esulted in the shutting off of Mack in Ulm. As a reward for his services at(2 December 1805) he became the 1st Sovereign Prince of Ponte Corvo (5 Jun ...
1993 federal election... lection in an Edmonton-area riding. The party achieved major success in the, when it succeeded in replacing the Progressive Conservative Party as the ...
World War II... Roosevelt's decision to intern Japanese Americans on the West Coast during. The decision is an example of Black's belief in the limited role of the ...
Civil War... on Staines Moor and numerous troop movements over Staines Bridge during the
Huguenot... itionally been the home of various dissident minorities, notably the Frenchand the Belgian Walloon communities in the 16th and 17th centuries. The gr ...
Irish RebellionThewhich started in October 1641 brought the control of the army back into th ...
besieged... n 1684, and twice in 1694 under Anne Jules de Noailles. In May 1809, it wasby 35,000 French Napoleonic troops under Vergier, Augereau and St. Cyr, an ...
French Wars of Religion... enots at La Rochelle, thereby reversing England's long held position in the. The couple were married in person on 13 June 1625 in Canterbury. Charles ...
freebooters... severely at the hands of the two chiefs, who were aided by a band of white
World War I... d poor, originating the Italian diaspora. Italy suffered enormous losses inbut came out on the winning side, but the fragile liberal state soon colla ...
Carolinas CampaignThe first three months of 1865 saw the Federal, devastating a wide swath of the remaining Confederate heartland. The “br ...
Red River Rebellion... sfer to take effect in December. What followed was the generally successfulof 1869 leading to the Manitoba Act and that province's entry into the Can ...
Battle of Cold HarborThe other major clash near Mechanicsville was the, the final battle of Union Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland C ...
Huguenot... r Saint-Cloud, the Paris suburb, by John Wilson, a Maine native with Frenchancestry. Wilson later said that his decision came from his interest in Na ...
Falaise pocket... nd came in mid August when the German Army was encircled and trapped in the, including the 1 SS Leibstandarte, 10 SS Frundsberg and 12 SS Hitlerjugen ...
Earp Vendetta Ride... awmen supporting different sides of the conflict, which became known as the
1339... land was occupied by the Capetians on several occasions, the first being in
American Revolution... ave many settlements that were founded by Scots-Irish immigrants before the. There are also sizable numbers of people of German descent in the northw ...
Revolution of 1830With theand the establishment of the July Monarchy, the status of Versailles chang ...
Seven Days BattlesThe Battle of Gaines' Mill was the third of the, occurring just east of Mechanicsville
attacking German forces... ese factors would prove to be important for the Norwegian fight against the
World War IIUntilthe group armed itself by weapons purchased in Europe, primarily Italy and ...
Battle of Salamis... to the bottom of the Straits of Salamis with the entire Lycian fleet in the, but he may be commemorated by the Harpy Tomb. In this view, he was the K ...
Cold War... ng the last two decades of his career. He filmed two spy thrillers set with-related themes. The first, Torn Curtain (1966), with Paul Newman and Juli ...
siege and relief of Arras... s drew apart again without fighting. In 1654 the principal incident was the. On the night of August 24–August 25 the lines of circumvallation drawn r ...
Yakima War... settlers and the region's natives. The subsequent Indian Wars, notably the, decimated the native population and removed much land from native contro ...
French Revolution... rendering it all but impregnable to attack. After its capture following the, it was used as a barracks and prison for many years but it is now a muse ...
2008 Australian Capital Territory electionIn the, conducted under the Hare-Clark system of proportional representation, th ...
First IntifadaIn the first years of the(1987–1993), Hamas violence was directed first at collaborators with Israe ...
Battle of Gaines' MillThewas the third of the Seven Days Battles, occurring just east of Mechanicsv ...
fierce battle between the Communists and German forces... ideological propaganda. On 17 November 1944, the town was liberated after a. The eventually withdrew and the communists seized power
Operation Tiderace... the region led by General Itagaki Seishiro on 12 September 1945, codenamed
Hill 262... , while the 2 SS Das Reich and the 9 SS Hohenstaufen were ordered to attackfrom the outside in order to keep the gap open. By 22 August the Falaise p ...
Peruvian general election, 2011In April 2011, the writer took part in theby saying he was going to vote for Alejandro Toledo (Peruvian former presi ...
Declaration of Arbroath... f Rights as a model of how to end the reign of an unjust king. The Scottish(1320) and the Dutch Act of Abjuration (1581) have also been offered as mo ...
Battle of Catraeth... tribune." It may have been Æthelfrith who destroyed the British army at the(Catterick, c. 600); the battle is described in the early poem . The Brito ...
Battle of AgincourtBefore the, victory looks uncertain, and the young king's heroic character is shown ...
World War I... small-boat building, having built 550 sub chasers for the Royal Navy during. Additionally, in 1921, they introduced the famous "Cruisette", (a gasoli ...
War of 1812The British used the island as a staging area during the; there were as many as 1200 British troops recorded on the island at once ...
1988 election... iament for the riding of LaSalle—Émard in Montreal from his election in theto his retirement in 2008. He served as Minister of Finance from 1993 to 2 ...
Taiping Rebellion... yes of the Chinese people had several consequences. One consequence was the, a civil war which lasted from 1851 to 1862. The rebellion was led by Hon ...
World War II... 1938, it was commanded by future Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall. Inwhen Vancouver Barracks was used as a staging area for the Seattle Port of ...
mass conscription... ed out on an unprecedented scale, mainly owing to the application of modern. French power rose quickly as Napoleon's armies conquered much of Europe ...
American Civil WarDuring the, the railway station was garrisoned by Union troops. On December 28, 1862 ...
War of 1812In the, an expeditionary force of Quebec Eastern Townships' volunteers destroyed ...
French Revolution... n French service from Cham. The melody soon became the rallying call to theand was adopted as La Marseillaise after the melody was first sung on the ...
World War II... ne, which were themselves replaced with diesel-powered pumps and, following, the small electric stations that are still used today
War of 1812... is Georgetown. It is named for Major General Jacob Brown, an officer in thewho was wounded at the Battle of Lundy's Lane
Roxanne Wars... nsbridge Projects of Queens, NYC, Shanté first gained attention through theand her association with the Juice Crew
Muret... by King Peter II of Aragon, came to the aid of Toulouse. The force besieged, but in September Battle of Muret led to the death of King Peter, and his ...
Red Terror... encies existed in all of the country's fourteen administrative regions. The(1977–1978) marked the beginning of a steady deterioration in the economic ...
Brown v. Board of EducationIn 1954, the ACLU filed an amicus brief in the case of, which led to the ban on racial segregation in U.S. public schools. South ...
Thermidorian ReactionThewas a movement within the revolution against perceived excesses of the Jac ...
Battle of Oudenarde... rlborough, with his ally Prince Eugene of Savoy, won a great victory at the. On the way to the thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral, Sarah eng ...
the wars... ire by opposing coalitions that ran from 1803 to 1815. As a continuation ofsparked by the French Revolution of 1789, they revolutionised European arm ...
Battle of Antietam... illery bombarded the flank of the Union army as it opened its attack in the. By mid-afternoon, Stonewall Jackson ordered Stuart to command a turning ...
British... y of 11 November 1918. The occupying armies consisted of American, Belgian,and French forces
Peninsula CampaignFollowing Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's failure in the, Burnside was offered command of the Army of the Potomac. Refusing this o ...
1949 federal electionIn thethat followed his ascension to the Liberal leadership many wondered, inclu ...
World War II... land west of the city into pineapple plantations beginning in 1904. During, much of their land was confiscated and used as the site of the Boca Rato ...
Battle of the Pelennor Fields... wielded a Morgul blade that could turn its victim into a wraith. During the, the Witch-king bore a "long pale sword", and later used a mace against É ...
Battle of Breitenfeld (1631)... to Leipzig, where they suffered their first substantial defeat at the First
Revolution... um in 1892. Nolhac began to restore the palace to its appearance before the. Nolhac also organized events aimed at raising the awareness of potential ...
7 July 2005 London bombings... ormer senior police officer Andy Hayman, who sat on the committee after theand at other intervals from 2005–2007, was highly critical of its workings ...
Operation Lüttich... lied advance. 1 SS Leibstandarte and 2 SS Das Reich took part in the failedin early August. The end came in mid August when the German Army was encir ...
Finnish parliamentary election, 2011Results of thein Porvoo
Battle of Port ArthurThese attacks developed into thethe next morning. A series of indecisive naval engagements followed, in wh ...
2010 re-election bid... id cut a television commercial for Dodd, who was struggling early on in his. In July, HBO began showing a documentary tribute to Kennedy's life, Tedd ...
French Revolution... Avignon belonged to the Papacy until 1791, when, during the disorder of the, it was reincorporated with France
Battle of Königsberg... n. Königsberg surrendered on 9 April 1945, following the desperate four-day. The number of civilians killed is estimated to be at least 300,000 with ...
World War II... ickey. During the 1945 season, with talent depleted by call-ups to fight in, the Washington Senators had a pitching rotation which included four knuc ...
World War II... to provide transcontinental flights. With the increase in air travel after, CP Air was granted one coast-to-coast flight, and a few international ro ...
Battle of the Dunes... th the relieving army from Fumes, Turenne advanced boldly to meet them. The, fought on June 14, 1658, was the first real trial of strength since the ...
World War IIDuring, the Colstrip mine was identified as strategically important because it s ...
Seven Days Battles... ent was the second in the series of American Civil War battles known as the. A small portion of the battlefield has been preserved as part of the Ric ...
World War II... Hills have included professional cyclist Joseph M. Papp,unjustly convictedwar criminal John Demjanjuk, former professional football player Jack Squi ...
civil wars... imes successfully, the system of selling hereditary places and offices. Thecompelled Pasquier to leave Paris and for some years he lived at Tours, wo ...
Battle of FredericksburgIn the December 1862, Stuart and his cavalry—most notably his horse artillery under Major John ...
English Civil War... easantry and saw the emergence of the bourgeoisie. From this viewpoint, theprovided the basis for a major acceleration of enclosures. The parliamenta ...
World War II... g Training camp in College Park. In order to conserve rail transport during, the 1943 Spring Training was limited to an area east of the Mississippi ...
Gulf WarSome nations that were allies of the United States during thewere either opposed to the second Iraq war or were reluctant to help with ...
Glorious Revolution... st daughter of King James II (d. 1701), born after he lost his crown in the, was given the title of Princess Royal during James's exile at Saint-Germ ...
Glorious Revolution... with the utmost violence'. Nor did the city accept the outcome of the 1688with a unified voice. The pre-eminent citizen, Bishop William Lloyd, would ...
Hitler's first coup... ersary of the proclamation of the German Republic in 1918 and the defeat ofin 1923. However, 9 November was also the anniversary of the first large-s ...
11 September... y" (Stockhausen 2002, 76). The same journalist then asked how the events ofhad affected him, and how he viewed reports of the attack in connection wi ...
Civil WarsAfter Julius Caesar's death, and the end of the subsequent, Augustus would finish his great-uncle's work, giving the Forum its final ...
World War II... f the project started in May 1940 and was completed by March 1942. However,intervened and work stopped on the project, which was not fully completed ...
French Revolution... st the Age of Enlightenment, is generally accepted. Its relationship to thewhich began in 1789 in the very early stages of the period, is clearly imp ...
Cold War... gow Air Force Base, used during the Vietnam War and the earlier part of the. After the de-activation and closure of the base in 1969, Glasgow's popul ...
proclamation of the German Republic... all came down—November 9, 1989, which coincided with the anniversary of thein 1918 and the defeat of Hitler's first coup in 1923. However, 9 November ...
Morgan's Raid... rn access to the trans-Mississippi West. July brought short-lived counters,into Ohio and the New York City draft riots. Robert E. Lee’s strike into P ...
Magna Carta... the King of England had a special status in law. For instance, according to, aids were due from the barons of the realm to finance the first wedding ...
Battle of HattinIn 1187 Saladin invaded the kingdom, defeating the Crusaders at the. The battle left Saladin with many prisoners. Most prominent among these ...
White Sox–Cubs... iendly one with mostly mutual companionship between the fans, as opposed to, or Yankees–Mets games where animosity runs high. Hats displaying both te ...
Crécy... hivalric warfare to achieve decisive victory in similar engagements such asand Poitiers
Second... the Bull Run Mountains served as a path for soldiers to reach the First andbattles of Bull Run. In 1994, the groundbreaking for the town's first town ...
Great Northern War... longed to the Russian Monarchy and had been acquired by it between the 1700and the Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907
Opium Wars... y activity, opium produced by British India was forced onto Qing China. Twowith Britain weakened the Emperor's control. European imperialism proved t ...
Qissa Khwani bazaar massacre... t (1930–31), while in Peshawar unarmed demonstrators were fired upon in the. The latter event catapulted the then newly formed Khudai Khidmatgar move ...
Civil War... ford Parliament. The Long Parliament continued to sit during and beyond thewithout its royalist members, because of the Dissolution Act
Battle of Lützen (1632)... he Swedes from Bohemia. In November 1632 the Catholics were defeated in the, but Gustavus Adolphus died. A period of minor operations followed, perha ...
Operation Cyclone... Lee-Enfields (a common rifle in the Middle East and South Asia). The CIA'sprovided hundreds of thousands of Enfields to the Mujahideen, funneling th ...
Battle of Lundy's Lane... r General Jacob Brown, an officer in the War of 1812 who was wounded at the
Battle of Horseshoe Bend... In a brief battle, the Americans killed and scalped all of the Natives. The(or Battle of Pecatonica) was the first real American victory in the war, ...
snap electionIn the fall of 2000, the Liberals called athat caught the Alliance off-guard. Nonetheless, the party went into the e ...
Vietnam War... 0 due to the nearby presence of the Glasgow Air Force Base, used during theand the earlier part of the Cold War. After the de-activation and closure ...
2010 Australian federal electionIn the lead up to the, the Australian Christian Lobby and Catholic Archbishop of Sydney critici ...
Battle of Magnesia... ly come under Seleucid control by 190 BC, when the Seleucids' defeat in theresulted in Lycia being awarded to Rhodes in the Peace of Apamea in 188 BC ...
First World WarBefore the, he lived for a time at Dymock in Gloucestershire, part of a community th ...
World War I... alist movements in Europe to mobilize a cross-border workers' opposition to. At present most, but certainly not all, left-wing groups accept the nati ...
Sunningdale Agreement... he successful Ulster Workers Council Strike in 1974, which brought down the—an agreement which some loyalists and unionists thought conceded too much ...
Cold War... rsive groups in Latin America throughout the past century (referring to theand the contra affair, among numerous other incidents)
El Clásico... . In November 2010, Barcelona defeated their main rival, Real Madrid 5–0 in. In the 2010–11 season, Barcelona retained the La Liga trophy, their thir ...
direct presidential election... under Chiang's successor, Lee Teng-hui, which culminated in the first everin 1996. In 2000, Chen Shui-bian was elected the president, becoming the f ...
King David Hotel bombing... General in Jerusalem, wrote in response to a pro-Irgun commemoration of the: "We do not think that it is right for an act of terrorism, which led to ...
Nigerian Civil War... out the 1960s and 1970s as a result of Nigeria's economic boom prior to theotherwise called the Biafran War
1953 federal electionSt-Laurent led the Liberals to another powerful majority in the. While the Liberals lost several seats, they still had 111 more seats tha ...
2004 provincial election... merger, and the provincial party fielded a full slate of candidates for the, on November 22, 2004, and won one seat in the Legislature
World War II... t of the proms were held in the Bedford Corn Exchange. Following the end ofthe proms continued in the Hall and have done so annually ever summer sinc ...
Greek Civil War... any, and South Africa, especially after the Second World War (1939–45), the(1946–49), and the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus in 1974
Battle of ChancellorsvilleAt the, Stuart accompanied Stonewall Jackson on his famous flanking march of May ...
Chancellorsville... in Virginia than anywhere else, including Bull Run, the Seven Days Battles,, and the concluding Battle of Appomattox Court House. After the capture o ...
Contras... office, he augmented the direct support to an anti-Sandinista group, called, which included factions loyal to the former dictatorship. When Congress ...
Election Day... ector are nominated by their state political parties in the months prior to. In some states, the electors are nominated in primaries, the same way th ...
Battle of Marengo... lps to Italy once again. On 14 June his army met the Austrian forces at the(near Alessandria). Austrian troops were initially successful; by mid-morn ...
Second Sino-Japanese WarDuring thethe Imperial Japanese Army had a scorched-earth policy, known as "Three Al ...
Battle of Tamarón... nominally a vassal of Bermudo III, defeated and killed his suzerain at theon 4 September 1037. Ferdinand took possession of León by right of his wif ...
Battle of AtapuercaOn 15 September 1054, Ferdinand defeated his elder brother García at theand reduced Navarre to a vassal state under his late brother's young son, ...
World War II... lin) and David L. Johns. Her mother was an accountant. Her father fought inand was awarded a
Battle of Valmy... The invading forces were repulsed from France following their defeat in the
Canadian Alliance leadership election... nvention, and, in April 2002, Stephen Harper defeated Day at the subsequent
capture of Richmond... ellorsville, and the concluding Battle of Appomattox Court House. After thein 1865, the capital was briefly moved to Danville. Virginia was formally ...
unsuccessfully besieged Fort William at St. John's... rench and Mi'kmaq expedition that destroyed several English settlements and. The French and their Indian allies continued to harry the English throug ...
Russo-Turkish War... pelled torpedo for example, and its first successful use in 1877 during the. The Russo-Japanese war was the first conflict to see the first massive d ...
1992 general election... and Strasbourg for ten years. He was elected to the House of Commons at thefor Ashfield, making his maiden speech on 20 May 1992, following the retir ...
1906... ly for Mayor of New York City in 1905 and 1909, for Governor of New York in, and for Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1910. Nonetheless, through hi ...
Korean War... ean armed forces were largely constabulary forces until the outbreak of the. It was heavily damaged by North Korean and Chinese attacks and in the be ...
Spanish conquestOne of the main uses for llamas at the time of thewas to bring down ore from the mines in the mountains. Gregory de Bolivar ...
Korean War... ty in meeting the demand. Although there were material shortages during the, by 1953 automatic washing machine sales in the US exceeded those of wrin ...
another fought... zzo was also the seat of a battle in 1718 between Spain and Austria, and ofby Giuseppe Garibaldi against the Kingdom of Two Sicilies during his Exped ...
World War IIIn 1939, the Viceroy Linlithgow declared India's entrance intowithout consulting provincial governments. In protest, the Congress asked ...
Battle of the BoyneFollowing the, Finglas was used as a camp for four days by William of Orange en route t ...
Battle of Memphis... positioned south along the Mississippi River to Memphis, where at the navalits River Defense Fleet was sunk and Confederates then withdrew from north ...
Nine Years' War... Years War in about 1622 by Johan Tilly's troops, and once again during thein 1689 by the French Army
Civil War... s Stannard in honor of General George J. Stannard, a Union Army hero of the. Stannard and his 2nd Vermont Brigade broke Pickett's charge and beat bac ...
American Civil WarThe university was closed from 1861 to 1865 during the. After reopening, it went through a period of financial challenges becaus ...
Doolittle Raid... named after a Killeen native who was a pilot of a B-25 bomber on the famouson Tokyo in 1942. He was killed later in World War II flying combat missio ...
People's Republic of Kampuchea... ed the Vietnamese, and, with Vietnam's approval, became the core of the new, quickly dismissed by the Khmer Rouge and China as a "puppet government.
World War II... lways the case; for example, in some European countries prior to the end of, admiral was the third highest naval rank after general admiral and grand ...
French RevolutionBefore the, France gained territory gradually through the annexation of a mosaic of ...
Great War... ith the Imperial Family, the aristocracy and the Russian people. During the, her German birth further inflamed this hatred and made her the immediate ...
Battle of Muret... lict at the Aragonese monarch, who was defeated and killed in the course ofin 1213
Kett's Rebellion... m pastures for tillage were illegally destroying enclosures. Beginning within 1549, agrarian revolts swept all over the nation, and other revolts occ ...
Battle of Bosworth Field... is written as a secret history which contends that King Richard III won the, only to be mistaken for someone else and murdered, and is succeeded by R ...
Spanish Civil War... egree after the defeat of the Second Spanish Republic (founded 1931) in the(1936–39) brought General Francisco Franco to power. Even though public us ...
World War IIDuring, most fruits rich in vitamin C, such as oranges, became almost impossible ...
French Revolution... in Rome ruling the Papal States in the area of central Italy. Following the, a French army under Napoleon invaded Italy in 1796, entering Rome almost ...
Crimean War... rative" class. The report was well-timed, because bureaucratic chaos in thepromptly caused a clamour for the change. A Civil Service Commission was a ...
French RevolutionThe nature of nationalism changed dramatically, however, after thewith the rise of Napoleon, and the reactions in other nations. Napoleonic ...
1943 federal election... tivities, distributing literature for the Australian Labor Party during theand urging the passage of the "Fourteen Powers" referendum of 1944, which ...
captured St. John's... December 1708 a combined force of French, Canadian, and Mi'kmaq volunteersand destroyed the fortifications. Lacking the resources to hold the prize, ...
American Civil War... % of Travis County residents were slaves. In 1861, with the outbreak of the, voters in Austin and other Central Texas communities voted against seces ...
World War I... are, these themes have led critics to cite Tolkien's own experiences duringas instrumental in shaping the story. The author's scholarly knowledge of ...
First World War... wartime military and paying back in full Canada's debts accrued during the, the Great Depression and World War II. With remaining revenues, St-Laure ...
Battle of Austerlitz... iantly demonstrated in the rout of the Austro-Russian forces in 1805 in the. The French Army reorganized the role of artillery, forming independent, ...
Congo Crisis... nks' rebellion five days after independence in 1960, which helped spark the. The new Congolese government sided with the enlisted soldiers, and the B ...
Korean War... alm B was also widely used by the United Nations military forces during the. These Allied ground forces in Korea were frequently outnumbered, and gre ...
entire Imperial army panicked... mass flight of the 130,000-strong Imperial army on 14 August 1431 when theafter sighting the 50,000-strong Hussite army approaching and singing
American Civil War... e collapsed under a troop carrying train of Confederate soldiers during the; the wreck is called the Chunky Creek Train Wreck of 1863. A Confederate ...
Bishops' Wars... d was established on 3 November 1640 to pass financial bills, following the. It received its name from the fact that through an Act of Parliament, it ...
World War IIBefore, Toshiba was a member of the Mitsui Group zaibatsu (family-controlled ver ...
2005 general electionDuring the, Conservative leader Michael Howard visited the town. However, Sanders re ...
Civil War... t command—at the site of "Pickett's Charge" on the Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniabattleground. Though Ike and his tank crews never saw combat, he displayed ...
Centennial Olympic Park bombingThe Atlanta Olympics were marred by theon July 27. Security Guard Richard Jewell discovered the pipe bomb and imm ...
Civil War... ventually became the city of Titusville. Unlike other areas of Florida, thehad little effect on Brevard County, other than perhaps to slow the moveme ...
World War IIDuring, tank destroyers were developed to counter German mobile armored units. T ...
World War II... thday in November 1930. These celebrations were held every five years until, during which time none were held
Battle of IlipaAt thelarge numbers of Celtiberian mercenaries in Carthaginian service confronte ...
Chanak Crisis... George's Coalition Cabinet, Curzon ceased to support Lloyd George over theand had just resigned when Conservative backbenchers voted at the Carlton ...
World War II... become Angelo State University. The military returned to San Angelo duringwith the founding of Goodfellow Air Force Base, which was assigned to trai ...
by-election on 29 November 1952... term and Whitlam was elected to the House of Representatives in the ensuing. Whitlam trebled Lazzarini's majority in a 12 per cent swing to Labor
Marzabotto massacre... was involved in the Sant'Anna di Stazzema massacre in August 1944, and thebetween September and October 1944
World War II... y year since then, with the exception of the periods during World War I and. It is the largest 4th of July celebration outside the United States, and ...
Battle of Wisconsin Heights... y Dodge caught up with the British Band on July 21 and defeated them at the. Black Hawk's band, weakened by hunger, death, and desertion, retreated t ...
Western Sahara War... e Algerian War (1954–1962), the Portuguese Colonial War (1961–1974) and the(1975–1991),The Six days war by Israel(1967) in Nigeria (1969), India and ...
Use case... proach to the process. This approach breaks systems analysis into 5 phases:s are a widely-used systems analysis modeling tool for identifying and exp ...
1997 electionEven before the Liberals' second electoral victory in the, there was much speculation in the media and in Ottawa that Martin was af ...
Keelung Campaign... Jilong) in Formosa (Taiwan), where it took part in the later battles of the. The battalion played an important role in Colonel Jacques Duchesne's off ...
Battle of Vouillé... lls of Clovis putting a flower in his helmet just before his victory at the, leading him to choose the fleur-de-lis as a royal symbol
2008 Northern Territory electionAt the, the Greens ran in six of the 25 seats in the unicameral parliament, aver ...
1997 general election... ned the frontbench team as a spokesman on Trade and Industry. Following thehe became a member of the government of Tony Blair as the Parliamentary Un ...
Vietnam War... ation of Vietnamese Americans, whose major wave of immigration followed the, and Korean Americans, whose migration has been more recent and was induc ...
American Civil WarIn 1863 during the, a riot by nearly 1,000 draft resisters in Glenmont was subdued by the Un ...
World War II... as the site of the United Kingdom's chief naval base during World War I and. The base was closed in 1956
Council House Fight... ries of conflicts between the Texas Rangers and the Comanches, known as theand the Battle of Plum Creek, finally pushed the Comanches westward, mostl ...
British successfully raided Vigo... as held responsible. France launched an invasion of eastern Spain while the. On 5 December 1719, with Philip V fast becoming the common enemy of all ...
Battle of Palmito Ranch... a month after the surrender had been signed at Appomattox Court House, thewas fought and won by the Confederates. Ulysses S. Grant sent Union Genera ...
war... father had served in the 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment during theand was often away from home. Bremner traveled to 's-Hertogenbosch, the Du ...
Election Day... electors on a winner-take-all basis, based on the statewide popular vote on. Although ballots list the names of the presidential candidates, voters w ...
two referenda... he authority to amend portions of the constitution. Also in 1949, followingwithin the province, St-Laurent and Premier Joey Smallwood negotiated the ...
World War II... was a famous singer in early 1940s. His older brother, who was born during, was named Savaş ("war" in Turkish) while he was named Barış ("peace" in ...
Normandy landings... ufour) in sabotaging communication lines during German attempts to stem the
World War IIDuring, the nearby Wendover Army Air Field was a training base for bomber pilots ...
English Civil War... members and those members did not agree to its dissolution until after theand at the end of Interregnum in 1660. It sat from 1640 until 1648, when i ...
UNITA... of Angola (MPLA) and National Union for the Total Independence of Angola () reconfirmed Cabinda's status as part of Angola. The treaty was rejected ...
three-year siegeIn 1071, Bari was captured by Robert Guiscard, following a. Maio of Bari (d. 1160), a Lombard merchant's son, was the third of the g ...
September 11, 2001 attacks... uld remain the most destructive act of terrorism on American soil until the. The Oklahoma blast claimed 168 lives, including 19 children under the ag ...
First Indochina WarMore recent uses include: by France during the(1946–1954), the Algerian War (1954–1962), the Portuguese Colonial War (19 ...
Degsastan... erior force, according to Bede, he won a crushing victory at a place called; most of Áedán's army was killed, and Áedán himself fled. Bede says that ...
World War I... celebrated every year since then, with the exception of the periods duringand World War II. It is the largest 4th of July celebration outside the Un ...
Battle of Brandy Station... ampaign, Stuart endured the two low points in his career, starting with the, the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the war. By June 5, two ...
snap elections in 2008Berlusconi won the last, with the People of the Freedom party (fusion of his previous Forza Itali ...
World War I... t is best known as the site of the United Kingdom's chief naval base duringand World War II. The base was closed in 1956
The Itchy & Scratchy Show... to satirize views, not only in the outer story but also in the real world.from The Simpsons and Terrance & Phillip from South Park both comment on t ...
first Russo-Turkish War... Catherine made Russia the dominant power in south-eastern Europe after heragainst the Ottoman Empire (1768–74), which saw some of the heaviest defea ...
Flintheart Glomgold... nother recurring antagonist for Scrooge, in addition to The Beagle Boys and. But in contrast to Witch Hazel from Trick or Treat, first released on Oc ...
World War II... t located in McKinleyville. This airport was built by the Army Air Corps inin a particularly foggy location, as a site to test fog dispersal techniqu ...
Cold War... ), each republic retained the right to secede from the USSR. Throughout the, this right was widely considered to be meaningless; however, the corresp ...
World War II... ariety of torpedo-armed fast attack craft used by the United States Navy into attack larger surface ships. "PT" is the US hull classification symbol ...
World War IIGermanveteran and sub commander Erich Topp was one of the game's technical advis ...
Battle of Lobregal... wealthy enough to support him. In March 1160 the Castro and Lara met at theand the Castro were victorious, but the guardianship of Alfonso and the re ...
Battle of Plum Creek... e Texas Rangers and the Comanches, known as the Council House Fight and the, finally pushed the Comanches westward, mostly ending conflicts in Centra ...
New Model Army... nterregnum in 1660. It sat from 1640 until 1648, when it was purged, by the, of those who were not sympathetic to the Army's concerns. In the chaos f ...
Portuguese Colonial War... ring the First Indochina War (1946–1954), the Algerian War (1954–1962), the(1961–1974) and the Western Sahara War (1975–1991),The Six days war by Isr ...
Operation Scorched Earth... t insurgent intrusions of the kingdom's border, started using the Apache in; this involved launched air strikes against Houthi rebels operating insid ...
Three Kingdoms... to wheels rotating at different speeds for the modern automobile. After theperiod, the device fell out of use temporarily. However, it was Zu Chongzh ...
Prague uprising... 00-30,000 dead, including 4-5,000 in internment camps and ca. 15,000 in the. Yugoslavia-5,777 deliberate killings and 48,027 deaths in internment cam ...
2001 federal election... first and only Australian Greens Senator to lose their seat. Elected at theon a primary vote of 4.36 percent in New South Wales with One Nation and m ...
Civil war broke out in England... n 1624, when 's The Masque of Owls at Kenilworth was performed for Charles., however, in 1642. During the early campaigns of the war Kenilworth forme ...
World War I... company became a major supplier of armor plate and ordnance products duringand World War II, including the manufacture of 1,100 warships. After rough ...
Saint Patrick's DayIn 1903, the Bank Holiday (Ireland) Act added 17 March,, as a bank holiday for Ireland only
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Fall of Constantinople... r of the Palaiologan dynasty that would rule the Byzantine Empire until thein 1453. He recovered Constantinople from the Latin Empire in 1261 and tra ...
Battle of Toba-Fushimi... arbarians". The turning points of the Bakumatsu were the Boshin War and the, when pro-shogunate forces were defeated
Second World WarWhen thebegan, Milland tried to enlist in the U.S. Army Air Forces, but was reject ...
World War II... military airfield named Gardner Field which was used to train pilots during. After the base was closed its abandoned airstrip served as a clandestine ...
French RevolutionDuring the, Giuseppe Cambini published Patriotic Airs for Two Violins, in which the ...
World War IThe original pre–torpedo boats were designed with "displacement" hulls. They displaced up t ...
University of Missouri... avations and restorations of some structures were conducted by INAH and the
Irish Civil War... ommonly known as the "Ten Arch Bridge", was bombed and destroyed during the. It was rapidly rebuilt in girder form due to its importance in connectin ...
Distomo massacre... duties and anti-partisan operations. On 10 June they became involved in the, when over a period of two hours they went door to door and massacred Gre ...
American Civil War... er of one of the first wagon trains to reach California in 1843. During the, Camp Bidwell (named for John Bidwell, by then a Brigadier General of the ...
revoltedIn 1920, the Arab and Kurdish people of Mesopotamiaagainst the British occupation, which cost the British dearly. As the Meso ...
election... rship Scandal. Martin advised Governor General Adrienne Clarkson to call anfor June 28, 2004
Thirty Years' War... mber 1619 thus marked the beginning of turmoil which would develop into the. This conflict made a great impression upon the English Parliament and pu ...
Magna Carta... limits of royal power. In 1215 the barons coerced the king into issuing the(Latin for "Great Charter") to guarantee the rights and liberties of the n ...
Council of BaselBasel became the focal point of western Christendom during the 15th century(1431–1449), including the 1439 election of antipope Felix V
Boshin War... mperor, expel the barbarians". The turning points of the Bakumatsu were theand the Battle of Toba-Fushimi, when pro-shogunate forces were defeated
September 11 attacksIn the aftermath of the, the stadium became a staging area for rescuers, its parking lots filled ...
American Civil War... n scope to strengthen ties across a divided country in the aftermath of the. Therefore, the university's official inauguration took on great signific ...
World War II... saved thousands of people, British and American servicemen and Jews, duringwhile in the Vatican in Rome. His story is told in two books and a film
the war... the Gdynia seaport project, was in progress at the time of the outbreak of. The interwar period's overall economic situation in Poland was however s ...
Moscow theater hostage crisis... derivative), as a precursor to an assault on Chechen terrorists, ending the. All 42 of the terrorists and 120 of the hostages were killed during the ...
2007 federal election... Greens increased their national vote by 1.38 points to 9.04 percent at the, with a net increase of one Senator to a total of five. Senators Bob Brow ...
rated... st in 1984, where he and play-by-play announcer Verne Lundquist had the topprograms. Prior to his full-time work for them, he served as a guest comme ...
World War II... major supplier of armor plate and ordnance products during World War I and, including the manufacture of 1,100 warships. After roughly 140 years of ...
Convention of Peking... g the Opium War, Russia forced China to sign the Treaty of Aigun (1858) and(1860), under which China lost to Russia all claims to all territories nor ...
Iran hostage crisis... crisis zones. In addition to the Vietnam War, he has also been through theand the Gulf War, plus a number of missions in the Soviet Union, and claim ...
Bull Run... the war, more battles were fought in Virginia than anywhere else, including, the Seven Days Battles, Chancellorsville, and the concluding Battle of A ...
three states... his formally ended the Han Dynasty and initiated an age of conflict between: Cao Wei, Eastern Wu, and Shu Han
Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa... d until 1212, when Muhammad III, "al-Nasir" (1199–1214) was defeated at thein the Sierra Morena by an alliance of the Christian princes of Castile, A ...
September 11 attacks... rnett, a San Ramon resident, and other victims from Flight 93 killed in theof 2001. A plaque was installed at the base of a lighted flagpole dedicate ...
elections in 2006Thereturned Prodi in government, leading an all-encompassing centre-left coal ...
Siege of Paris... foreign legion had been deployed in France itself. It attempted to lift theby breaking through the German lines. It succeeded in retaking Orléans, bu ...
Battle of Bunker Hill... hero of the Revolution who sent Paul Revere on his ride and who died at the
1957 election... overnment's defeat at the hands of the PCs, led by John Diefenbaker, in the. Because the Liberals were still mostly classically liberal, Diefenbaker ...
World War I... e, is the village War Memorial. This memorial, built in 1918 to commemorate, is a smaller copy of one of Edwin Henry Landseer's four lions at Nelson' ...
Gulf War... o the Vietnam War, he has also been through the Iran hostage crisis and the, plus a number of missions in the Soviet Union, and claims to have "had A ...
Bishops' Wars... assembled Parliament in 1640 was to ask it to pass finance bills, since thehad bankrupted him. Edward Hyde recalled the subdued tone of his entrance ...
Wars of the RosesOwen Tudor became an early casualty of the(1455–1487) between the House of Lancaster and the House of York
World War I... Such regimes had initial origins in the chaos that followed in the wake of, at which point the sophistication of modern weapons and communications e ...
Battle of Marsa Talamat... 7, the Israeli Navy defeated the Egyptian Navy in what became known as the. Two Israeli Dabur class patrol boats were patrolling in the Gulf of Suez ...
Boshin War... ime as Hyōgo (modern Kobe) on 1 January 1868, just before the advent of theand the Meiji Restoration
American Revolution... tory that includes anecdotal tales from both the American Civil War and the. The mascot is a live Dorset ram named Rameses, a tradition that dates ba ...
Super Tuesday primaries... to a candidate who was still not well known in much of the country, as theacross the nation approached
First Barons' War... erwards further disagreements plunged England into a civil war known as the. The war came to an abrupt end after John died in 1216, leaving the Crown ...
World War II... League of Nations through which they could rule the world. They were behind, through which they made huge financial gains by trading in armaments, an ...
British Army... suitability for use. The US expressed interest in these trials. In 2011 theused their Apache to attack targets in Libya flying off HMS Ocean and Roya ...
Rif WarDuring thein Spanish Morocco in 1921–1927, combined Spanish and French forces droppe ...
1957 electionIn the, the Liberals won 200,000 more votes nationwide than the Progressive Cons ...
Battle of the Morannon... n's use of the palantír in the films. Here, Aragorn is luring Sauron to the, and Sauron responds by showing him a vision of a dying Arwen
House of Lancaster... r became an early casualty of the Wars of the Roses (1455–1487) between theand the House of York
Civil War... sbanded. The Green Mountain Boys mustered again during the War of 1812, the, and the Spanish-American War. Today it is the informal name of the Vermo ...
Battle of WaterlooDuring theDrouot was ordered to relieve a corps of the army as the Marshall who woul ...
World War I... e German colonies in Volhynia. When Poland reclaimed its independence after, it ceased to be a source of German emigration to Russia, but by then man ...
English Civil War... tle in East Sussex, a 14th century building that had been gutted during the. He restored it extensively, then bequeathed it to the National Trust
Battle of the Corunna Road... close the encirclement of Madrid at Guadarrama — an engagement known as the. The Republicans sent in a Soviet armoured unit, under General Dmitry Pav ...
North Vietnam... ment began on October 26, 1967. He was flying his 23rd bombing mission overwhen his A-4E Skyhawk was shot down by a missile over Hanoi. McCain fractu ...
Black Company... through the Bavarian, Thuringian and Swabian principalities, including theof Florian Geier, a knight from Giebelstadt who joined the peasants in the ...
Operation Overlord... came standard. In order to have as many Typhoons of 2nd TAF fitted before "" conversion kits were produced and Gloster, Hawker and Cunliffe-Owen modi ...
World War IIAfterCoralville began to grow as many university students began to make their h ...
World War IIDuring, the airport was used by the United States Army Air Force Air Transport C ...
Gulf WarDuring thein 1990 when Iraqi forces were driven out of Kuwait they set the oil wells ...
Vietnam WarPerhaps Johnson, himself, best summed up his involvement in theas President
Cold War... is 400 kg while the rest is from stockpiles of Russia generated during the. In 2003, only three mines produced scandium: the uranium and iron mines ...
won re-election to the Senate in 2006Kennedy again easily, winning 69 percent of the vote against Republican language school owner ...
Battle of Yarmouk... Ubaida ibn al-Jarrah captured Baalbek after defeating the Byzantine army at. It was still an opulent city and yielded rich plunder. It became a bone ...
Revolutionary War... settlement of the area by Europeans in the Colony of Virginia, through theera, and extending through most of the first half of the 19th century in V ...
1976 Summer Olympics... t the University of Ghent. Rogge competed in yachting in the 1968, 1972 and, and played on the Belgian national rugby union team. Rogge served as Pre ...
World War II... g over 2,000 Allied service personnel to escape from occupied France during
Hundred Days... his exile to the island of Elba, and during his brief comeback known as the
American Civil War... pkins was a prominent abolitionist who supported Abraham Lincoln during the. After his death, reports said his conviction was a decisive factor in en ...
Korean War... General Mulugueta Bulli, known as the Kagnew Battalion, to take part in theby supporting the United Nations Command. It was attached to the American ...
British Army... also examined the prospect of using a modified Apache in naval service. The's AgustaWestland Apache went through trials in 2004 onboard to test its s ...
2004 federal electionIn the, the Greens' primary vote rose by 2.3 percentage points to 7.2%. This won ...
Deir Yassin massacre... re the bombing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on 22 July 1946 and the, carried out together with Lehi on 9 April 1948
Cold War... orce radar base operated just outside of town during the early years of the
World War IIThe devastation duringwas enormous, as fleets of American B-29 bombers blasted away on a regular ...
Battle of New Orleans... concerned" – one week before the fall of Saigon. Ford drew parallels to the, saying that such positive activity could do for America’s morale what th ...
1994 electionsThealso swept media magnate Silvio Berlusconi (leader of "Pole of Freedoms" c ...
Battle of Saltville... he past, the town served as a stopover for Union troops on their way to the. The town is also noteworthy for its flood control project, where the mou ...