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Palms, Los Angeles

Before 1886 Rancho La Ballona In Spanish and Mexican days, the area that later became Palms was a part of the Rancho La Ballona, where in 1819 Agustín and Ygnacio Machado, along with Felipe Talamantes and his son, Tomás, acquired grazing rights to of land. It was thenceforth used as grazing land (Pasture) for cattle and sheep. ''Ingersoll's Century History, Santa Monica Bay Cities'' File:La Ballona School.jpg thumb right La

. A force is grading the streets and we are told that it is the intention to plant all the avenues with shade trees of various kinds." — Newspaper account quoted in ''Ingersoll's Century History, Santa Monica Bay Cities,'' page 353. Their first tract map was dated December 26, 1886, which is now considered the birth date of Palms. The site


Margraviate of Austria

Pölten , at Klosterneuburg Monastery and Heiligenkreuz Abbey. The early margraviate was populated by a mix of Slavic and native Romano-Germanic peoples who were apparently speaking Rhaeto-Romance languages, remnants of which remain today in parts of northern Italy (Friulian (Friulian language) and Ladin (Ladin language)) and in Switzerland (Romansh (Romansh language)). In the Austrian Alps some valleys retained their Rhaeto-Romance speakers until the 17th century. History


Captaincy General of Guatemala

and political unity to the area, and aided in the development of a sense of Salvadoran nationalism over the next century. The Viceroyalty of New Spain united many regions and provinces of the Spanish Empire throughout half a world. These included on the North American mainland, New Spain proper (central Mexico), Nueva Extremadura, Nueva Galicia, Nueva Vizcaya (Nueva Vizcaya, New Spain), and Nuevo Santander, as well as the Captaincy General of Guatemala


Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija

its institutions in the Autonomous Province. Kosovo's independence is Constitutional


Jerash

, this was followed by the Muslim community, Circassians, who emigrated to Jordan from the Caucasus in 1878 after the Ottoman-Russian war. Subsequently a large community of people from Syria came to the area at the beginning of the 20th century. History Jerash is the site of the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of '''Gerasa''', also referred to as '''Antioch on the Golden River'''. Ancient Greek inscriptions from the city as well as literary sources from both Iamvichou and the Great Etymology (Etymologicum Magnum) establish the foundation of the city as being by Alexander the Great or his general Perdiccas, who settled aged Macedonian soldiers there (Γερασμένος-Gerasmenos means aged person in Greek). This took place during the spring of 331 BC, when Alexander left Egypt, crossed Syria and then went to Mesopotamia. It is sometimes misleadingly referred to as the "Pompeii of the Middle East or Asia", referring to its size, extent of excavation and level of preservation (though Jerash was never buried by a volcano). Jerash is considered one of the most important and best preserved Roman (Ancient Rome) cities in the Near East. It was a city of the Decapolis. Jerash was the birthplace of the mathematician Nicomachus of Gerasa ( WikiPedia:Jerash Dmoz:Regional Middle_East Jordan Localities Jerash Commons:Category:Jerash


Magnitogorsk

post-war tramcars. DATE OF BIRTH October 13, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia DATE OF DEATH He is perhaps best known for ''Magnetic Mountain: Stalinism as a Civilization'', which exposes the realities of everyday life in the Soviet city of Magnitogorsk during the 1930s. He published ''Armageddon Averted'', a short history of the fall of the Soviet Union, in 2001. He is currently working on a multi-century history


Gurjara-Pratihara

and Buddhist states such as the Gupta Empire, Rashtrakuta Empire, Pala Empire and Gurjara-Pratihara Empire (Gurjara-Pratihara) as well as local dynasties such as the Maitrakas and then the Solankis. The 11th century history of Gujarat saw the emergence of the Muslims in the political arena of the state. The first Muslim conqueror was Mahmud of Ghazni whose conquest of Somnath effectively ended the rule of the Solankis. ref name "mapsofindia.com" >


Benguela

1655 until the Assembly of the Republic passed a law giving all Portuguese colonies provincial status on 11 June 1951. UNITA had


Johor Sultanate

Coutre as a Source for the Early 17th Century History of Singapore, the Johor River, and the Straits'', Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 81.2 (2008): 71-97. * Trocki, Carl A., ''Prince of Pirates: the Temenggongs and the Development of Johor and Singapore, 1784–1885'', University of Hawaii Press, 1979, ISBN 978-9971-69-376-3 ISBN 9971693763 * The Johor Empire at sabrizain.demon.co *


SS-Totenkopfverbände

. Under him were his staff of Ukrainian SS personnel, followed by 600 Germans of the ''SS-Totenkopfverbände'' (1943–1944), Plaszow, 20th Century History, Prof. Leopold Pfefferberg-Page Collection and a few SS women, including Gertrud Heise, Luise Danz, Alice Orlowski and Anna Gerwing. Henlein's political party's dominance of the Sudetenland in the 1930s


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