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Spokane Valley, Washington

house (1866); and the first post office (1867). All these firsts occurred before the 1873 arrival of James N. Glover, considered the founding father of Spokane. Before the turn of the century, early pioneers, many of them silver miners, arrived from the East by way of the Northern Pacific and Great Northern railroads, for which Spokane was a major hub. By 1883, the first transcontinental rail was established. The railroad activity created support for extensive shops and facilities


Najran

King Ilsharah Yahdib crushed this rebellion. The north Arabian Lakhmid king Imru’ al-Qays ibn 'Amqu attacked Najrān in AD 328. Under the influence of Axum, the Christians in Najrān thrived and started an alliance with Aksum again at the beginning of the 6th century. Early Christian community Christianity must have been introduced into Najrān, as in the rest of South Arabia, in the 5th century AD or perhaps a century earlier. According


Whakatane

very recently with increasing population. Major floods in the 1950s and 1960s led to the protection of the town by levees (‘stopbanks’) which have successfully prevented any further inundations. A major boost to prosperity occurred with the kiwifruit boom of the late twentieth century. Early life '''Paul Spong''' was born in Whakatane, near the north-east coast of New Zealand, in 1939. He studied law at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch. In 1963 Spong


Azov

). Early postal history Records mention a system of messengers in the 10th century. Early letters were carried in the form of a roll, with a wax or lead seal (Seal (device)); the earliest known of these seals dates from 1079, and mentions a governor Ratibor of Tmutarakan. The earliest surviving cover (cover (philately)) was sent in 1391 from La Tana (now Azov) to Venice. Peace treaty On July 21, 1774, the Ottoman Empire was forced to sign the Treaty


Cienfuegos

of Cienfuegos In 2005, UNESCO inscribed the ''Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos (Historic Centre of Cienfuegos)'' on the World Heritage List, citing Cienfuegos as the best extant example of the 19th-century early ''Spanish Enlightenment'' implementation in urban planning. Cienfuegos at World Heritage List Sports Cienfuegos fields a team in the Cuban National Series, the Cienfuegos (baseball) Cienfuegos


Sátoraljaújhely

12. lat 48.4009 long 21.6565 directions Center phone +36 47 322433 fax +36 47 322433 price Free content The main heritage sights are in the old part of Sátoraljaújhely, the so-called Barátszer. The early Gothic church (1280's), later was rebuilt in the baroque facade. The "white friars" or Pauline monks began to build the monastery in the second half of the XIII century. The XIV-century early Gothic church of the currently Piarist monastery, again in church ownership


Tôlanaro

of Southern Madagascar, with its headquarters in Fort Dauphin (see Roman Catholic Diocese of Tôlagnaro for more information on the work of the Roman Catholic Church in Anosy.) 20th century *early-1900s – Beginning of the export of Mica through Fort Dauphin. *1901 – The English Union-Castle Line ran regular ships from Cape Town to Tamatave, with a stopover in Fort Dauphin. * Jenny (Swiss-German) family is one of the first Europeans to settle in Fort Dauphin, by 1901


Korçë

, p. 100. Fleming Katherine Elizabeth. ''The Bonaparte: diplomacy and orientalism in Ali Pasha's Greece.'' Princeton University Press, 1999. ISBN 978-0-691-00194-4, p. 36: "...destroyed by Albanian troops" 20th century Early 20th century Ottoman rule over Korçë lasted until 1912; although the city and its surroundings


Beaverton, Oregon

: web.archive.org web 20070928062919 http: www.beavertonoregon.gov community history.aspx archivedate 28 September 2007 deadurl no 19th century Early settlers The natives had a village called ''Chakeipi'', meaning ''Place of the Beaver'', and early settlers referred to it as "Beaverdam". Early settlers include the Hall Family from Kentucky, the Denneys who lived on their claim near present-day Scholls Ferry Road and Hall Blvd, and Orin S. Allen, from western New York. Lawrence Hall purchased She worked in the Beaverton, Oregon branch of the Hooters chain of restaurants. ''The Girls Next Door'' Season 3 episode broadcast May 6, 2007 '''New Seasons Market''' is a chain of privately-owned neighborhood grocers operating in the Portland (Portland, Oregon) Metro area (metropolitan Area) of Oregon and Washington (Washington (U.S. state)). Founded by three families and 50 of their friends in 1999, the chain currently operates ten stores in Portland, Hillsboro (Hillsboro, Oregon), Beaverton (Beaverton, Oregon), Happy Valley (Happy Valley, Oregon), Vancouver (Vancouver, Washington), and Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Oregon) with a new store under construction in Beaverton's Progress Ridge neighborhood. Many of the products offered are organic (organic food) and produced locally in the Pacific Northwest. The stores differ from most grocers by offering natural and conventional products side by side.


Taganrog

. By the end of the 18th century, Taganrog lost its primacy as a military base after Crimea and the Sea of Azov were absorbed into the Russian Empire. In 1802, Alexander I (Alexander I of Russia) granted the city special status (Governor of Taganrog), which lasted until 1887. In 1825, the Alexander I Palace in Taganrog was used as the Tsar's summer residence, where he died in November 1825. Taganrog was important as a commercial port. By the end of the 19th century

-early 20th century it was used for the import and export of grain. Belgian and German investors founded a boiler factory, an iron and steel foundry, a leather factory and an oil press factory. By 1911, fifteen foreign consulates had opened in the city. Taganrog History in the 19th century During May–August 1918, the city was occupied by the German troops of the Kaiser Wilhelm II (Wilhelm II, German Emperor). In 1919, General Anton


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