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Mauritius

to the Île de France (now Mauritius) aboard the frigate ''Bellone'' (French frigate Bellone (1807)), fighting several British ships in the process, notably the Action of 3 July 1810. On 23 August 1810, he won the Battle of Grand Port, completely destroying a British squadron. He was wounded in this battle. The naval victory made its way on the Arc de Triomphe. In recognition, Duperré was promoted to contre-amiral when he returned to France in September 1811. Geography


Normandy

1596. - 911 The Viking Rollo (Rollo of Normandy) and his tribe settle in what is now Normandy by the terms of the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte, founding the Duchy of Normandy. - - 1106 9 28 Henry I of England defeats his older brother Robert Curthose, duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Tinchebrai, and imprisons him in Devizes castle; Edgar Atheling and William Clito are also taken prisoner. This victory made


Gibraltar

diverted for convoy duty in the Mediterranean, though Nelson had expected them to return. Other British ships continued to arrive, and by 15 October the fleet was up to full strength for the battle. Nelson also lost Calder's flagship, the 98-gun ''Prince of Wales'' (HMS Prince of Wales (1794)), which he sent home as Calder had been recalled by the Admiralty to face a court martial for his apparent lack of aggression during the engagement off Cape Finisterre on 22 July. HMS ''Victory'' made her


Turin

Winter Olympics in Turin, He won the gold medal in the men's skeleton, narrowly beating out his teammate Jeff Pain. His victory made the 39-year old surpass ice hockey player Al MacInnis as the oldest gold medalist in Canadian Winter Olympic history. More significantly, Gibson became the oldest individual gold medalist in the history of the Winter Games, a record previously held by Norway's Magnar Solberg, who was 35 when he won the gold medal in the 20 km individual


Mexico City

de Torres y Rueda''' (April 25, 1591, Almazán, Spain—April 22, 1649, Mexico City) was bishop of Yucatan (1646-1649), viceroy of New Spain, and president of the Audiencia (Audiencia Real) of New Spain. His term as viceroy ran from May 13, 1648 to April 22, 1649. His name is sometimes given as ''Marcos Torres y Rueda''. Höhne won a gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics at Mexico City and participated in the Olympics in 1964 and 1972. His Olympic victory made history as his margin of victory was over ten minutes. He participated in an episode of the cold war in sports at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich: On the evening before the race, East German officials received an anonymous tip that he wanted to defect during the 50 km race. They did not believe the allegations, but Höhne went to the start line unnerved and finished in fourteenth place. thumb right 255px View of an Anixter office in the late 1950s. (Image:OldAnixterOffice.jpg)Anixter’s global expansion continued in 1991 with the addition of an office in Singapore and Mexico City. By 1993, there were 40 locations throughout Europe, and its Latin American business was in the midst of expansion. In 1995, Anixter opened its Interoperability Lab in Mt. Prospect. To this day, Anixter is the only distributor to have such a lab, and it is still the only one of its type to be certified by Underwriters Laboratory (UL). Today, it is located in the Glenview headquarters and is called The Infrastructure Solutions Lab. In the ’90s, Anixter continued to grow. With the acquisition of Accu-Tech in 1997, Anixter expanded its presence in the enterprise cabling market and with Pacer Electronics in 1998, into the industrial wire and cable OEM marketplace. In New Spain He was named viceroy of New Spain on May 28, 1648, under King Philip IV of Spain. He arrived in Chapultepec, near Mexico City, on June 27, 1650, and the following day received his office from the Audiencia (Audiencia Real). Nevertheless, his actual government didn't begin until July 3, when he made his official entrance into Mexico City. birth_date Dmoz:Regional North America Mexico States Federal District Commons:Category:Mexico City Wikipedia:Mexico City


Seattle

Berliner''. The ''Cape Victory'' made brief port calls at Honolulu and Eniwetok but the passengers were not permitted to leave the dock area. An advance party of the air echelon, consisting of 29 officers and 61 enlisted men commanded by Group Intelligence Officer (S-2) Lt. Col. Hazen Payette, flew by C-54 to North Field, Tinian (North Field (Tinian)), between 15 and 22 May. The air route


Norway

. His victory made the 39-year old surpass ice hockey player Al MacInnis as the oldest gold medalist in Canadian Winter Olympic history. More significantly, Gibson became the oldest individual gold medalist in the history of the Winter Games, a record previously held by Norway's Magnar Solberg, who was 35 when he won the gold medal in the 20 km individual biathlon event at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo (Biathlon at the 1972 Winter Olympics). He retired immediately


Soviet Union

and East Germany (German Democratic Republic), the USSR (Soviet Union), Japan, and Australia. Wikipedia:Post-Soviet states commons:Союз Советских Социалистических Республик


Canada

medal in the men's skeleton, narrowly beating out his teammate Jeff Pain. His victory made the 39-year old surpass ice hockey player Al MacInnis as the oldest gold medalist in Canadian Winter Olympic history. More significantly, Gibson became the oldest individual gold medalist in the history of the Winter Games, a record previously held by Norway's Magnar Solberg, who was 35 when he won the gold medal in the 20 km individual Biathlon at the 1972 Winter Olympics biathlon


United States

In Indonesia's fourth Olympic archery competition, the women's team won the nation's first Olympic medal of any sport. Their one-point lead over the Soviet Union put them in a tie with the United States for second place behind the dominant Korean (South Korea) team and guaranteeing the Indonesians a medal. A 72-67 shootout victory made it a silver (silver medal). Reportedly in the late-80s the association was involved in the cult

. The only other time that this has been achieved was by the Americans in 1920 (1920 Summer Olympics) in Antwerp. The win would be Australia's only triumph in a female swimming relay at the Olympics until the 2004 games (2004 Summer Olympics) in Athens. The victory made Morgan Australia's youngest ever gold medallist; this record still stands. Howell, p. 136. Andrews, pp. 358–359. ref


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