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University City, Philadelphia

resolution was put forth to turn over much of this property to Penn and CHOP (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia). U. likely to get big chunks of Civic Center The initial plans were not fully developed, but did not call for the demolition of Convention Hall, the location of several historic events. http


Tlayacapan

called “Los Alarcones.” Soon after, other instruments such as tubas and saxophones were added. The band survived a number of historic events, such as the Mexican Revolution, as well as more mundane problems such as monetary disputes. Music Most of the state's traditional music is associated with corridos. The corrido is sung and played in many parts of Mexico. Those performed in Morelos belong to the "suriano" (southern) type, which can be complicated but, unlike the northern version, is not meant for dancing. The lyrics of this type of corrido generally haveeight syllables per line forming stanzas of five verses each. This type of corrido dates back before the Mexican Revolution, but the tradition has waned. One band noted for saving traditional melodies and songs is the Banda Tlayacapan, based in Tlayacapan in the north of the state. This band was formed in 1870 and is the state's oldest band organization. In popular music, the best known composer from the state is Arturo Márquez, who was born in Álamos, Sonora, but has lived in Cueravaca for a long time. He is known for his danzones (danzón). Gonzalez, pp. 19–20 - 026 Tlayacapan Tlayacapan - The plot follows an American mercenary who gets mixed up with a nun and aids a group of Juarista (Benito Juárez) rebels during the puppet reign of Emperor Maximilian (Maximilian I of Mexico) in Mexico. Frayling (1992), p. 7 Smith (1993), p. 76 The film featured both American and Mexican actors and actresses, including being filmed in the picturesque countryside near Tlayacapan, Morelos.


Owen Sound

Roots Museum and Archives''' Museum featuring local historic events and issues. A multi-faceted attraction that preserves and promotes the cultural and heritage traditions of Grey County. Innovative and informative interpretive programs and demonstrations, rotating exhibits, a heritage village, archival resources and superior customer service create an exciting and educational visitor experience. *


St. Charles, Missouri

The '''Golden Triangle''' is a region of Saint Charles County, Missouri, with Route 94 (Missouri Route 94) forming the east side; Interstate 70 (Interstate 70 (Missouri)) and Missouri Highway 370 (Missouri Highway 370 ) the north; and Interstate 64 (Interstate 64 (Missouri)) to the west. The region has been the site of rapid growth since the 1980s. Cities found within the Golden Triangle include St. Charles (St. Charles, Missouri), St. Peters (St. Peters, Missouri), O'Fallon (O'Fallon, Missouri), Lake St. Louis (Lake St. Louis, Missouri), Dardenne Prairie (Dardenne Prairie, Missouri), Cottleville (Cottleville, Missouri), and Weldon Spring (Weldon Spring, Missouri).


Puebla, Puebla

-historicos&Itemid 56 title Suceso históricos first Luis Alberto last Martínez Álvarez publisher Government of Puebla language Spanish trans_title Historic Events date 2009-04-24 accessdate 2009-10-21 Modern era In 1847, the city was taken by U.S. forces (Siege of Puebla (1847)) under General Winfield Scott, without a shot fired. The American garrison was besieged (Siege of Puebla (1847)) in the city from September 14 – October 12, 1847


Duchy of Warsaw

1813 campaign, for which the commander in chief, an old friend, punished him harshly with a dishonorable discharge from the army. After the fall of Napoleon, Sanguszko settled on his ancestral lands that included the battlefield of Zieleńce (Battle of Zieleńce). There he often pondered on the past historic events in which he took part and described his thoughts in the "Memoirs". Memoirs Between 1817–1820 he was the governor marshal of Volhynia. He


Changchun

Guards because she used to be Puyi's concubine. She died of liver problems in 2001. thumb right 175px Li Hongzhi lectures on Falun Dafa at the United Nations General Assembly UN General Assembly Hall (Image:UNGenevaFalunDafaLecture.jpg), Geneva, 1998 Li Hongzhi introduced Falun Gong to the public in May 13, 1992, in Changchun, Jilin Province. A Chronicle of Major Historic Events during the Introduction of Falun Dafa to the Public, Clearwisdom On 18 February 1932 the ''Manchu State'' (Manchukuo, Pinyin: ''Mǎnzhōuguó'') ''Between World Wars'' was proclaimed and recognized by Japan on 15 September 1932 through the Japan-Manchukuo Protocol. The city of Changchun, renamed Hsingking (Pinyin: Xinjing) (新京, literally "New Capital"), became the capital (Capital (political)) of the new entity. Chinese in Manchuria organized volunteer armies (Anti-Japanese Volunteer Armies) to oppose the Japanese and the new state required a war (Pacification of Manchukuo) lasting several years to appease the country. * commons:长春市


Toledo, Spain

lived in Toledo include Al-Zarqali (Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī), Garcilaso de la Vega (Garcilaso de la Vega (poet)), Eleanor of Toledo, Alfonso X and El Greco. It was also the place of important historic events such as the Visigothic (Visigoths) Councils of Toledo. ) is a stone fortification located in the highest part of Toledo, Spain. Once used as a Roman palace in the 3rd century, it was restored under Charles I (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) and Philip II of Spain in the 1540's. Henry Kamen, ''Philip of Spain'', (Yale University Press, 1999), 184-185. In 1521, Hernán Cortés was received by Charles I (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) at the Alcázar, following Cortes' conquest of the Aztecs. ''Toledo and the New World in the Sixteenth Century'', Javier Malagón-Barceló, '''The Americas''', Vol. 20, No. 2 (Oct., 1963), 124. Guillaume's nephew and namesake, Guillaume III de Croÿ (William de Croÿ (archbishop)) (1498-1521), was educated in Louvain (Leuven) with Juan Luís Vives, a great philosopher of the time. As it appeared unlikely that he would succeed to the lands of his grandfather, Philippe I, he was destined to the church. Family interests ensured his rapid promotion: he was elected Bishop of Cambrai at the age of 17. Within a year, Charles V (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) bestowed upon his young Burgundian friend the archbishopric of Toledo (Toledo, Spain), making him a cardinal and Primate of Spain. This unprecedented move brought Spain to the brink of a civil war. Guillaume accompanied his uncle and Charles to Worms, where on January 6 he died aged 22, following a fall from his horse. His tomb is in the Celestin monastery of Louvain, founded by his father.


Mauritania

(UTC) *'''Delete''' - fictional, non-historic events. (Quick history lesson, BTW - they held the Gold Coast in modern Ghana and an island off, I think, Mauritania in that period; nowhere else, really, until they'd become Germany in the late c19th. The really surprising colonial power was Courland, just up the Baltic coast from them, though...) Shimgray (User:Shimgray) 01:42, 9 Dec 2004 (UTC) *Delete: The contributor tossed a welter of Prussian-themed articles all at the same time


Montgomery, Alabama

, South Carolina and High Point (High Point, North Carolina), North Carolina. The Diary Mary Boykin Chesnut began her diary on February 18, 1861, and ended it on June 26, 1865. She was an eyewitness to many historic events as she accompanied her husband to significant sites of the Civil War. Among them were Montgomery, Alabama and Richmond, Virginia, where the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States of America (Provisional Confederate Congress) convened; Charleston


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