. In the Junior Canadian Chess Championship, Montreal 2001, he placed clear second with 7 9, behind winner Yaacov Vaingorten. He won the Canadian Grade 7 Championship in 2001, and in the Canadian Youth Championship 2001 (Boys' U14 Group), held at Sackville, New Brunswick, he took clear first with 6.5 7. Staying on for the Canadian Open Chess Championship, also at Sackville, his successful run continued with a superb tied 3rd-7th place, with 7.5 10, and only one loss, behind only winners Anthony Miles (in his last tournament before his death a few weeks later) and Larry Christiansen. birth_place Sackville (Sackville, New Brunswick), New Brunswick death_date DATE OF BIRTH July 27, 1946 PLACE OF BIRTH Sackville (Sackville, New Brunswick), New Brunswick DATE OF DEATH Throughout the 19th century and first half of the 20th century, Port Elgin experienced modest industrialization with a handful of small factories, tanneries, and sawmills. The village also saw some shipping activity with several wharves on a sheltered harbour at the mouth of the Gaspereau River. The New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Railway was built through the village in the early 1880s, opening on September 9, 1886 to connect the Intercolonial Railway at Sackville (Sackville, New Brunswick) with the seasonal port of Cape Tormentine (Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick) which supported the winter iceboat service (Northumberland Strait iceboat) to Prince Edward Island; in 1917 this port became a terminal for the year-round ferry service to P.E.I.
–1973 Starting in the mid-1960s, Larsen enjoyed a very successful run in major tournaments around the world, and he and Fischer became the two strongest players outside the Soviet Union. Larsen played in a lot of strong events, at least as many as any other top player, and repeatedly finished ahead of the top Soviet players. He won at Le Havre 1966 with 9 11, ahead of Lev Polugaevsky. At Santa Monica 1966, he placed third with 10 18, behind Spassky and Fischer. He won at Havana
Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco bgcolor "silver" align "center" 2nd World Athletics Final (2004 IAAF World Athletics Final) Monte Carlo, Monaco bgcolor "gold" align "center" 1st Outside of chess, Jarecki is known for a very successful run of roulette winnings with her husband Dr. Richard Jarecki in the 1970s, playing in casinos in Monte Carlo and San Remo (Sanremo) using a system based on finding roulette wheels
, it was decided that Croatia, who finished 11th in the 2005 Contest, would fill the empty spot. *As of the conclusion of the 2008 contest, Greece holds the record for the most successful run in the Eurovision Song Contest since its shake-up in 2004. It is the only country that has not yet been relegated to the semi-final (excluding the Big Four), after having attained places in the top 10 since then (third in 2004, first in 2005, ninth in 2006). This record has been maintained beyond Athens, reaching seventh in Helsinki 2007, third in Belgrade 2008, seventh in Moscow 2009, eighth in Oslo 2010 and seventh again in Düsseldorf 2011. Turkey is followed after, in 2003 they won with Sertab Erener singing Everyway that I can. In 2004 (4th), In 2007 (4th), In 2008 (7th), In 2009 (4th) and In 2010 (2nd), unfortunately, their break ended when they couldn't participate for the Grand Final in 2011. *Despite having withdrawn from the 2006 contest, Serbia and Montenegro retained their voting rights. During the announcement of their votes, spokesperson Jovana Janković said "So, as you know, we don't have a song for you this year, but we promise that next year we will give you the best one". Her promise was fulfilled when Marija Šerifović of Serbia won the contest the following year (Eurovision Song Contest 2007). http: www.youtube.com watch?v 54kQ9OJDKC0 Janković would also host the 2008 Contest. *Alexis Kostalas, the long-time Greek (Greeks) spokesman, jokingly described Finland's Lordi "beautiful, gorgeous, sweet-looking creatures" before giving them the maximum twelve points, which eventually cemented their victory. History HSP BiH was founded in 1991 as branch of Croatian Party of Rights. One of the most notable early members of the party is Blaž Kraljević, a general of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and founder of the Croatian Defence Forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His unit made significiant efforts in defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Party's activity during War in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992–1995) was marked by efforts of keeping unity and friendship of Croats and Bosniaks, its resistance against partition of Bosnia and Herzegovina between Republic of Croatia (Croatia) and FR Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) and devotion on unification of Croatian and Bosniak state. Part'y earlier political orientation was more nationalist and radicale. After Croatian Democratic Union eliminated Kraljević and had political monopoly over Herzeg-Bosnia, HSP BiH was dissolved. However, party's activity was once again established in 1996. WikiPedia:Serbia and Montenegro Dmoz:Regional Europe Serbia and Montenegro
Worrell Trophy series between West Indies (West Indies cricket team) and Australia (Australian cricket team), Brian Lara hits a first-innings 226 to pass Allan Border as the all-time highest Test run scorer. *9 December - New Zealand (New Zealand cricket team) record the highest successful run chase ever in a One Day International as they score 332 for 8 to beat Australia (Australian cricket team) by two wickets in Christchurch. It's their first win in 19 years
to seven for 331 with four half-centuries. Johnson bowled nine overs for 64, without taking a wicket, and Scott Styris hit a hundred as New Zealand chased down the target for the highest successful run chase in ODI cricket thus far. Commons:Category:Christchurch WikiPedia:Christchurch Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand Canterbury Christchurch
to dampen the celebrations in Bogotá. After Copa América 2007, the Colombian national football team boomed with recent success in the South American 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers (2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)). After embarrassing losses against Paraguay (Paraguay national football team), and Argentina (Argentina national football team) in the Copa América, many Colombians nonetheless anticipated a successful run for 2010 FIFA World Cup classification. In the first match
, and as of the end of 2007, had 12,718 interments. '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I). birth_date Birth date missing birth_place Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States death_date DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States DATE OF DEATH thumb right 160px Thad Allen (Image:Thad Allen.jpg) The U.S. (w:United States) Secretary of Homeland Security (w: United States Department of Homeland Security), Michael Chertoff (w: Michael Chertoff), announced from Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Louisiana (w:Louisiana) on Friday that Coast Guard (w: United States Coast Guard) Vice Admiral Thad W. Allen (w:Thad W. Allen) will replace the Federal Emergency Management Agency (w:FEMA) (FEMA) director Michael D. Brown (w:Michael D. Brown) as the Principal Federal Official (PFO) for the recovery effort; however, Mr. Brown will continue as the Director of FEMA. The inauguration ceremony was held at the state capitol in Baton Rouge (w:Baton Rouge, Louisiana). In a speech, Jindal vowed to put an end to political corruption in the state and speed up recovery from the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season (w:2005 Atlantic hurricane season).
on the Chinese (China) Manchurian side of that river, and about 2,000 Romanian immigrants in Japan since the late 20th century. Wikipedia:Republic of Moldova Commons:Category:Moldova Dmoz:Regional Europe Moldova
;present). During the club's successful run in the 1950s, Nice were among the first French clubs to successfully integrate internationals players into the fold. Notable players include Argentines (Argentina) Hector De Bourgoing and Pancho González, Luxembourger Victor Nurenberg, and Spaniard (Spain) Joaquin Valle. Valle is the club's all-time leading goalscorer and, arguably, the club's greatest player. Commons:Category:Luxembourg Dmoz:Regional Europe Luxembourg Wikipedia:Luxembourg
successful run in major tournaments around the world, and he and Fischer became the two strongest players outside the Soviet Union. Larsen played in a lot of strong events, at least as many as any other top player, and repeatedly finished ahead of the top Soviet players. He won at Le Havre 1966 with 9 11, ahead of Lev Polugaevsky. At Santa Monica 1966, he placed third with 10 18, behind Spassky and Fischer. He won at Havana 1967 with a powerful 15 19, ahead of a strong group which
Nassau Inter-County Express connects the villages to the train station and offers service to several destinations in Nassau and Queens from the station, while the southern part of the Great Neck area can also directly access the Q46 (Q46 (New York City bus)) New York City Bus on Union Turnpike (Union Turnpike (New York)) at the border with Glen Oaks (Glen Oaks, Queens) and the Q12 (Q12 (New York City bus)) bus on Northern Boulevard (New York State Route 25A) at the border with Little Neck (Little Neck, Queens). Home of the United Nations (1947–1952) During the construction of the current complex United Nations Complex from 1947 through 1952, the United Nations was temporarily headquartered at the Sperry Corporation facility in the Great Neck community of Lake Success (Lake Success, New York) due to its proximity to Manhattan. Eleanor Roosevelt headed the UN Commission on Human Rights at this location. Lynbrook is part of New York's 4th congressional district, which is currently represented by Democrat Carolyn McCarthy. Lynbrook is also part of New York State Senate District 9, which is currently represented by Republican Dean Skelos. It's also part of the New York State 14th Assembly District, which is represented by Republican Brian F. Curran, who resides in Lynbrook. Long Island Rail Road service to the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn is available at the Lynbrook (Lynbrook (LIRR station)) station is located off Sunrise Highway between Peninsula Boulevard and Broadway. There is no entrance or access to the Lynbrook LIRR station from Peninsula Blvd. The old commercial center of Manhasset is situated around the railroad station on Plandome Road, where the LIRR connects directly into Manhattan for a 27-minute commute. The area has bakeries, pizzerias, delis, bars, coffee shops, an AT&T Cell Phone Store, and a movie theater. Centralized in town is a small park and a gazebo. The public library is more distant, having moved a block south of its location on Onderdonk Avenue to the corner of Onderdonk Ave. and Northern Boulevard (New York State Route 25A), next door to the historic Quaker Meeting House. thumb upright left New library (File:Manhasset Public Lib rain jeh.jpg) Hyde Park '''Hyde Park''' is a neighborhood surrounding Hyde Park (Hyde Park (Niagara Falls, New York)), the largest city park in New York State other than Manhattan's Central Park. Other than Hyde Park, Niagara Falls has 24 other parks. The borough is accessible to Brooklyn via the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and to New Jersey via the Outerbridge Crossing, Goethals Bridge, and Bayonne Bridge. Staten Island
known, he DJed at the club Better Days. When the Warehouse (Warehouse (nightclub)) club opened in Chicago in 1977, he was invited to play on a regular basis. He continued DJing there until 1982, when he started his own club, ''The Power Plant''. As his productions and remixes were becoming more popular, and he was also breaking new ground. When Junior Vasquez took a sabbatical from Manhattan's The Sound Factory (The Sound Factory (bar)), he took over and launched a successful run