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  Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816)
This document was originally published in Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume XXIV.
RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN, third son of Thomas and Frances Sheridan, was born in Dublin on the 30th of October, 1751.
At the age of eleven he was sent to Harrow school.
www.theatrehistory.com /irish/sheridan001.html   (2358 words)

  
 Henry St. John Bolingbroke [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
During his second residence abroad, he wrote his Letters on the Study of History in which he violently attacked the Christian religion.
He died on October 1, 1751, after a long illness.
His talents were brilliant and versatile; his style of writing was polished and eloquent; but his fatal lack of sincerity and honest purpose, and the low and unscrupulous ambition which made him scramble for power with a selfish indifference to national security, hindered him from looking wisely and deeply into any question.
www.utm.edu /research/iep/b/bolingbr.htm   (1103 words)

  
 1751 Gin Act
It was estimated that in some pasts of London over a quarter of the houses were gin shops.
in 1751 the government took action and greatly increased duties on gin.
The sale by distillers and shopkeepers was now strictly controlled and these measures successfully reduced the consumption of gin in Britain.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /Lgin.htm   (188 words)

  
 Full text - British Calendar Act of 1751 for 1752
Only after the problems had been growing for about 200 additional years did Great Britain adopt the Gregorian Calendar.
The law was passed in 1751 and implemented in 1752.
An Act for Regulating the Commencement of the Year; and for Correcting the Calendar now in Use.
webexhibits.org /calendars/year-text-British.html   (914 words)

  
 Heiko Idensen - archivX004: The birth of the encyclopedia from printing technology (1751)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Heiko Idensen - archivX004: The birth of the encyclopedia from printing technology (1751)
archivX004: The birth of the encyclopedia from printing technology (1751)
When Denis Diderot and Jean Le Rond d'Alembert began compiling a universal dictionary of the fine and mechanical arts in their encyclopedia project on the eve of the French Revolution, this undertaking could only be realized as a cooperative writing project, for which the most various experts were gathered.
www.hyperdis.de /txt/alte/gb/archi005.htm   (356 words)

  
 British Calendar Act of 1751 For The Year 1752
British Calendar Act of 1751 For The Year 1752
The old Supputation of the Year not to be made use of after Dec. 1751.
May it therefore please your Majesty, that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same,
www.exit109.com /~ghealton/y2k/br1752a.html   (2063 words)

  
 Nickel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Coins made from this transition metal were minted in 235 BC in China.
In 1751 A. Cronstedt was able to purify the element.
Our students explore the electrochemistry of the metal and may grow crystals from its salts
chemlab.pc.maricopa.edu /periodic/Ni.html   (56 words)

  
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TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT NUMBER: 1751 SUBJECT: GRB 021211, IR observations DATE: 02/12/13 16:09:16 GMT FROM: Peter Garnavich at U of Notre Dame
Bersier, J. Bloom, P. Challis, and P. Garnavich (Notre Dame) We observed the position of the afterglow of GRB 021211 (Fox et al.
Thus, the Lyman break is likely shortward of 600nm, placing a limit on the redshift of about z<4 for GRB 021211.
gcn.gsfc.nasa.gov /gcn3/1751.gcn3   (160 words)

  
 Historians and Philosophers : A collated web index : Modern Period, Part 1 (1751 - 1900)
Historians and Philosophers : A collated web index : Modern Period, Part 1 (1751 - 1900)
Scholiast.org > History > Historians and Philosophers > Modern Period, Part 1 (1751 - 1900)
The Class Struggles in France, 1848 to 1850
www.scholiast.org /history/hp-mode.html   (216 words)

  
 BKCa channel activation by membrane-associated cGMP kinase may contribute to uterine quiescence in pregnancy -- Zhou et ...
BKCa channel activation by membrane-associated cGMP kinase may contribute to uterine quiescence in pregnancy -- Zhou et al.
279 (6): 1751 -- AJP - Cell Physiology
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 279: C1751-C1759, 2000;
ajpcell.physiology.org /cgi/content/abstract/279/6/C1751   (283 words)

  
 Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751 [Evangelical Library]
The usual month for this lecture, June, would mark his tercentenary.
He died in Lisbon, Portugal, on 26 October 1751; so last year saw an observance of the 250 years since his death.
His parents were of protestant dissenting stock, who had known the tough times that were not yet over.
www.elib.org.uk /lectures/doddridge.html   (6829 words)

  
 Albinoni, Tomaso
Born: Monday, June 8, 1671 in Venice, Italy
Died: Sunday, January 17, 1751 in Venice, Italy
CLICK HERE for Sheet Music by this composer.
stevenestrella.com /composers/composerfiles/albinoni1751.html   (186 words)

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