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as We Go '', starring Gracie Fields, as well as other cinema and TV productions, including ''Forbidden (Forbidden (1949 film))'' (1949), ''Hindle Wakes (Hindle Wakes (1952 film))'' (1952), ''Holiday'' (1957), ''Coasting'' (1990),


Jamaica

, a Lockheed L-1049E Super Constellation (Lockheed Constellation), crashes and burns on landing at Montego Bay, Jamaica, killing 37 of the 46 people on board. Among the dead is Thomas C. Capeheart, the son of United States Senator Homer E. Capehart. It is the deadliest aviation accident in Jamaican history. After retirement she resumed her career in education, teaching politics and women's studies and being named to the Purington Chair at Mount Holyoke College from 1983 to 1987. In 1985 she was a visiting scholar at Spelman College. In 1984 and 1988, she campaigned for Jesse Jackson for the presidential elections. commons:Jamaica


Madrid

to their collective population. The board would meet in Madrid, then report to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Emilio Castelar. European Indoor Championships (2005 European Indoor Athletics Championships) Madrid, Spain align "center" 12th The '''Centro Universitario Villanueva''' is located in the center of Madrid and specializes in the social sciences, offering programs in Law, Management, Business, Education, Teaching, Communication


Northern Ireland

of convoys. During 1941 she took part in most of the Squadron's minelaying operations and rendered service in the defense of shipping. On 29 August 1941 she was in a collision with the transport Royal Ulsterman off the west coast of Scotland and was in Salford Docks until December. Polytechnics were tertiary education teaching institutions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Polytechnics offered university equivalent degrees (bachelor's, master's, PhD) validated by the UK Council for National Academic Awards CNAA. They particularly excelled in engineering and applied science degree courses similar to technological universities in the USA and continental Europe . The comparable institutions in Scotland were collectively referred to as Central Institutions. Britain's first Polytechnic, the Royal Polytechnic Institution later known as the Polytechnic of Central London (now the University of Westminster) was established in 1838 at Regent Street in London and its goal was to popularize engineering and science knowledge in Victorian Britain. After Michael Schumacher broke his leg in the previous race at Silverstone, Ferrari (Scuderia Ferrari)'s title attention turned to his team-mate Eddie Irvine. David Coulthard nudged team-mate Mika Häkkinen off the track on the first lap, pushing Häkkinen to the back. When Coulthard failed to hold off Irvine during the sole round of pitstops, the man from Northern Ireland wrapped up his 2nd Formula One win. Häkkinen fought through the field to finish 3rd. WikiPedia:Northern Ireland Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Northern Ireland commons:Northern Ireland


Japan

and the London Naval Treaty. November 26 : The Anti-Comintern Pact is signed by Japan and Italy. August 13 : The Battle of Shanghai begins between Japan and China (Republic of China). May 11 : Battle of Khalkhin Gol begins with Japan and Manchukuo against the Soviet Union and Mongolia. date 2002-2003 eikaiwa school (private English (English (language)) teaching company (language education)) in Japan until its widely publicized collapse in October 2007. Before its bankruptcy, Nova employed approximately 15,000 people across a group of companies that supported the operations of and extended out from the "Intercultural Network" of its language schools. The scope of its business operations reached its peak in February 2007 following a rapid expansion of its chain to 924 Nova branches plus a Multimedia Center located in Osaka. zh:日本 Commons:Category:Japan Wikipedia:Japan Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan


Wales

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Switzerland

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South Africa

United Kingdom, and the United States. 2005 In the closest finish in New York City Marathon history, Paul Tergat of Kenya barely outsprinted Hendrick Ramaala of South Africa in the final meters of the race for a time of 2:09:30, beating Ramaala by one second. In the women's race, Jeļena Prokopčuka of Latvia won in a time of 2:24:41. Tops amongst the Americans (United States) were Meb Keflezighi (Mebrahtom Keflezighi) of California (2:09:56) and Jen Rhines of California (2:37:07). South African Ernst Van Dyk took the wheelchair race in 1:31:11. 2005 In the closest finish in New York City Marathon history, Paul Tergat of Kenya barely outsprinted Hendrick Ramaala of South Africa in the final meters of the race for a time of 2:09:30, beating Ramaala by one second. In the women's race, Jeļena Prokopčuka of Latvia won in a time of 2:24:41. Tops amongst the Americans (United States) were Meb Keflezighi (Mebrahtom Keflezighi) of California (2:09:56) and Jen Rhines of California (2:37:07). South African Ernst Van Dyk took the wheelchair race in 1:31:11. Astronomy * August 5 - First sighting of the return of Comet Halley by Father Dominique Dumouchel, director of the Collegio Romano at the Vatican (Vatican City). It is next seen on August 21 by Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve at the Dorpat Observatory. John Herschel had been expected to find the comet first, as he was at the time in South Africa with his 20 ft focal length reflector - at this time the largest telescope in the world. He finally observes it in October and watches until it reaches perihelion November 16. It reappears in January 1836, and Herschel will be the last person to observe it in May. * August 25 - The first of six articles on discoveries of living creatures on the moon supposedly made by Herschel and a fictitious companion named Dr. Andrew Grant is published in the ''New York Sun (New York Sun (historical))''. This incident is now known as the Great Moon Hoax. Study abroad The International and Study Abroad Programs Office at Fordham offers over 130 study abroad opportunities around the world. These programs range in duration from six weeks to a full academic year and vary in focus from cultural and language immersion to internship and service learning. Specific opportunities include faculty-operated programs in Spain and South Africa and direct enroll programs at the Universities of Oxford (University of Oxford) and Cambridge (University of Cambridge) in the United Kingdom. http: www.fordham.edu academics office_of_the_provos office_of_internatio international__study index.asp In addition, the University's constituent schools offer a range of study


Brazil

, in the hinterland of the state of São Paulo (São Paulo (state)), Brazil. The main objective of the state government was to increase the number of physicians in the rapidly developing hinterland, and its first dean, Dr. Zeferino Vaz, a parasitologist (parasitology), medical research and professor of the University, wished to create a favorable environment for high quality medical research and teaching (medical education) in the new school. With this in mind, Vaz invited a number of foreign researchers to become chairmen of the basic and clinical departments, and Fritz Köberle had a good recommendation by Prof. Henrique da Rocha Lima, a Brazilian medical researcher who had studied in Germany. Dr. Köberle accepted an invitation and moved with his family to the Medical School of Ribeirão Preto (Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto) in 1953. He soon organized the Department of Pathology, became its chairman, and began to assemble a small group of Brazilian researchers. Transocean employs more than 18,000 people worldwide and has a fleet of 135 offshore drilling units and two ultra-deepwater units under construction, as of December 2011


Australia

in teaching (education). He worked as a primary-school teacher for a time, then as a secondary-school teacher, before moving to Australia, where he became a manager at a banking company (bank) in Victoria (Victoria (Australia)). After holding a number of management and consultancy positions, he returned to New Zealand and took up farming. In Australia, "Pieces of Me" made its début on the ARIA (Australian Record Industry Association) singles chart at number 14, ref


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