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Wheeling, West Virginia

, the concentration of which was iron and steel mills. The environment of Rebecca's home town would later affect the themes and vision of her fiction, like ''Life in the Iron Mills''. Despite Wheeling's productivity and its accessible location along the Ohio River, Davis described her childhood as having belonged to a slower, simpler time, writing in her 1904 autobiography ''Bits of Gossip'' that, "there were no railways in it, no automobiles or trolleys, no telegraphs, no sky-scraping houses

Ming dynasty

Kyakhta ). In 1858 Russia annexed the Amur River basin and Vladivostok and became involved with other Western powers in the complex history of modern China. During this time, he spent much of his time writing. Two of his early works, ''Zhenghe za ji'' ("Mischellaneous Notes from Zhenghe) and ''Xianling xiao lu'' ("Minor Records of Magistrates"), are no longer extant. From the bibliography chapter of the ''Book of Song'' and Ming dynasty gazetteers of Quzhou, he is also known to have written a number of other books, all of which are also lost. Most of them were concerned with the administration of local and central government. At least one detailed ways in which the central government could improve its capacity to fend off the Jurchens who had seized north China. The Dutch East India company's army was defeated by a Chinese Ming dynasty army led by Koxinga at the Siege of Fort Zeelandia on Taiwan. The Chinese used ships and naval bombardment with cannon to force a surrender. , 1521–1556) was a Ming dynasty scholar. A native of Shunde (顺德) in Guangdong province, he completed the Jinshi (进士) level of the Imperial Examination in 1550. He was involved in two well known poetry circles "The Latter Five Poets of the Southern Garden" (南园后五子), and "The Seven Masters" (后七子). His most famous work is Lántīng Cúngǎo (兰汀存稿) (also known as Bǐbùjí 比部集). The short section is featured with historical Tung Chung Battery, a military coastal defence in Ming dynasty. It runs along the a river Ma Wan Chung and ends in Chung Yan Road. thumb Once you have acquired the skills (File:Qi jiguang.JPG), you must test them on an opponent, but in no way should you consider victory or submission to be a cause for shame or pride. '''Qi Jiguang (w:Qi Jiguang)''' (simplified Chinese (w:Simplified Chinese): 戚继光; traditional Chinese (w:Traditional Chinese) 戚繼光; 12 November 1528 – 5 January 1588) was a Ming dynasty (w:Ming dynasty) Chinese military general who defended China against wokou (w:wokou) pirates and reinforced the Great Wall (w:Great Wall of China) against Mongol (w:Mongols) incursions. He authored several military manuals which have been widely read in China, Korea, and Japan.


Filings , WIPO Patent Report: Statistics on Worldwide Patent Activity (2006 Edition) Professional career Amar Jaleel started his career at Radio Pakistan, Karachi before being transferred to Islamabad, where he worked in different positions at radio and educational institutions. Now retired, Jaleel currently resides in Karachi, Sindh, where he spends his leisure time writing articles for various Pakistan newspapers, and is known as a popular columnist for ''Dawn (Dawn (newspaper))'' and ''The Nation (The Nation (Pakistani newspaper))''. On 22 January 2009, he was admitted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in Islamabad with heart, kidney and diabetes problems. He died on 26 January 2009 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in the H-11 Graveyard of Islamabad. '''Star Air Aviation''' is a cargo airline based in Karachi, Pakistan. It operates to many cities in Pakistan including Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar. It is also a large ground handling agent (Aircraft ground handling) providing facilities to commercial, corporate and private airlines operating to and from Pakistan. Commons:Category:Islamabad WikiPedia:Islamabad Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan Provinces Islamabad Capital Territory


up full-time writing. Belolo was born in Casablanca, Morocco. WikiPedia:Casablanca Dmoz:Regional Africa Morocco Localities Casablanca Commons:Category:Casablanca

Huntsville, Alabama

The '''NATO Medium Extended Air Defense System Management Agency''' (abbreviated '''NAMEADSMA'''), located in Huntsville, Alabama, is an agency founded by NATO in July 1996to oversee the Medium Extended Air Defense System, a joint military project intended to replace aging NATO Patriot missiles (MIM-104 Patriot). The station signed-on October 29, 1970 (1970 in television) as '''WYEA''' and aired an analog signal on UHF channel 38. It was branded on-air as "YAY-TV" and featured promotions showing a cheerleader with pompoms. WYEA was originally owned by Huntsville, Alabama broadcaster Charles Grisham and his company, Gala Broadcasting. It brought a full NBC affiliate to Columbus after a full decade in which CBS outlet WRBL and ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate WTVM had shared NBC programming, which usually aired at times when the primary networks' programming was not shown. Like most UHF start-ups during this time, WYEA began with several handicaps.


are at Northampton, for Euston (Euston railway station), and Kettering for St Pancras (St Pancras railway station). Born in Leicester, Warrington grew up in Leicestershire. After completing high school, she trained at the Loughborough College of Art and Design and afterward held a job at the Medical Illustration Department of Leicester Royal Infirmary. She eventually moved to full-time writing, pursuing a love she had had since childhood. In addition to her writing, Warrington works part-time in the Charnwood Forest. Some of her books are set in Leicestershire, such as the recent Aetherial Tales series, depicting the lives, loves and adventures of magical people living hidden in this region, passing for - and sharing many cultural traits with - ordinary English people. As a teenager, he was vocalist in Leicester rock band the Marmite Sisters. He briefly developed a sideline as a bit-part actor, including a feature credit in ''Number One Longing, Number Two Regret'' and now writes for a wide range of publications. Between 1510 and 1522 or later he may have lived in London, and it is suggested that he may have had some association with the court of Henry VIII of England Henry VIII , such as the Chapel Royal. In 1520 21 he was working in Coventry and was paid by the Dean and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick, for travelling from Coventry to Warwick to advise on the purchase and installing of a new organ. By 1525 Aston was settled and working in Leicester, as a verbatim record of his evidence given to a Bishop’s Visitation on 27th & 28th November 1525 is preserved in the Lincoln Diocesan Records, and he seems to have stayed in Leicester for the rest of his life. His appointment in Leicester was that of Magister Choristerorum (Master of the Choristers) at the major Royal foundation, the Hospital and College of St Mary of the Annunciation, established by Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster in 1330, and re-endowed and substantially enlarged by his son Henry, 4th Earl and later 1st Duke of Lancaster under a Charter of 24th March 1355 6. Later known as The Newarke, the institution had a Dean and twelve Canons (later termed Prebends), thirteen Vicars-Choral, four Lay Clerks and six (boy) choristers. By the late 15th century it had achieved a high status and musical reputation and had acquired the privilege, apparently shared only with the Chapels Royal, of having the right to recruit outstanding musicians and singers from other institutions without their consent, in other words to poach the very best musicians of the country. Perhaps the already highly regarded Aston was himself recruited by The Newarke using this privilege, but there seems to be no surviving documentary evidence of exactly how or when he came to be engaged by the Leicester Choral College. birth_date


military commanders, captured Robert at the rout of Winchester, but the war dragged on for many years with neither side able to win an advantage. By the time he left school, Voltaire had decided he wanted to be a writer, against the wishes of his father, who wanted him to become a notary. Voltaire, pretending to work in Paris as an assistant to a notary, spent much of his time writing poetry. When his father found out, he sent Voltaire to study law, this time in Caen, ( Normandy


to Outbreak Records. Although Yung Gunz is currently incarcerated on an 8 year bid for his role in a 2001 aggravated robbery, '''Jay Mafia''' has since remained loyal and established "The New and Untouchable" Outbreak Records. After a car accident in 1975 she was forced to wear a body cast for months, so she spent her time writing songs, realizing she had not only a talent for singing but a real talent for songwriting. After her recovery she began performing at the Underground


of Pfalzburg resisted the Allies in 1814 and 1815, and the Germans for four months in 1870, but they were taken on 12 December of that year, and have since been razed. The town was German again from 1871 to 1918, under its old name of Pfalzburg. page 183 id CN 5585 In 1975, Martin and Coulter reached the Eurovision final for the third time, this time writing Luxembourg's entry, "Toi (Toi (song))", for Coulter's future wife, the Irish (Republic of Ireland) singer


11 - In Cleveland, Babe Ruth hits his 19th and 20th home runs against left-hander Garland Buckeye. The Yankees win, 6-4. But in 1919, when he returned from London, the Yale Dramatic Club put on his one-act play, ''Autonomy''. By the time he had enrolled in Baker's class by the end of the year, he was spending all of his time writing plays. His first play for Baker was ''A Punch for Judy'' in Cambridge (Cambridge, Massachusetts), Massachusetts in the spring 1921. Even though

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