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  BBC - History - Joseph Stalin (1879 - 1953)
His regime of terror caused the death and suffering of tens of millions, but he also oversaw the war machine that played a key role in the defeat of Nazism.
Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili was born on 18 December 1879 in Gori, Georgia, which was then part of the Russian empire.
His father was a cobbler and Stalin grew up in modest circumstances.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/stalin_joseph.shtml   (421 words)

  Timeline 1879-1882
1879 Jul 9, Ottorino Respighi, composer (Pines of Rome), was born in Bologna, Italy.
1879 Oct 2, A dual alliance was formed between Austria and Germany, in which the two countries agreed to come to the other’s aid in the event of aggression.
1879 In Hungary the Tisza River overflowed and destroyed 5,500 of 5,800 houses in the town of Szeged.
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1879, Canton, Conn., age 64 yr., Universalist minister, pres.
1879, London, Eng., 80 yr., one of oldest and prominent of Eng.
Georgie A. FISLER, Jun. 26, 1879, by Rev.
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 USA-Presidents.Info - Rutherford B. Hayes Third State of the Union Address
The coinage of silver dollars since the passage of the act for that purpose up to November 1, 1879, was $45,000,850, of which $12,700,344 have been issued from the Treasury and are now in circulation, and $32,300,506 are still in the possession of the Government.
The ordinary revenues from all sources for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1879, were $273,827,184.46; the ordinary expenditures for the same period were $266,947,883.53, leaving a surplus revenue for the year of $6,879,300.93.
The receipts for the present fiscal year, ending June 30, 1880, actual and estimated, are as follows: Actual receipts for the first quarter, commencing July 1, 1879, $79,843,663.61; estimated receipts for the remaining three quarters of the year, $208,156,336.39; total receipts for the current fiscal year, actual and estimated, $288,000,000.
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 Search Results for "1879"
1879, Sept. 4 Establishment of the Dual Control (Britain and France) in Egypt (See 1879, June 26).
1879, Feb. 22 The Bulgarian constituent assembly adopted a liberal constitution providing universal male suffrage and a council of ministers responsible to Parliament....
...NUMBER: 1879 AUTHOR: David Berkowitz, known as Son of Sam QUOTATION: It was a command.
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 Georgia State Flag, 1879-1902   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1879, state senator Herman H. Perry introduced legislation giving Georgia its first official state flag.
Colonel Perry was a Confederate veteran, a fact that probably influenced his proposal to take the Stars and Bars, remove the stars, extend the blue canton to the bottom of the flag and narrow its width slightly.
On the previous day, the 1879 General Assembly had passed a law rectifying state law regulating volunteer troops.
www.sos.state.ga.us /museum/html/georgia_state_flag_1879_1902.htm   (177 words)

McGraw was appointed to supervise the new line for the PRR, and construction of the depot was encharged to boss carpenter W. Beard.
The work consisted of leveling a knoll along the nearby carriage path that passed along the edge of the nursery, and using it to build an embankment that widened the curve.
When the rails were finished, the owners of the Pennsylvania Railroad expected to be able to operate an express train between Frazer and West Chester in nine minutes (over 6.5 miles at a speed of roughly 45mph).
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 ALA | Charter of 1879
Witness my official signature hereunto subscribed, and the seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts hereunto affixed this tenth day of December in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine.
The original 1879 charter was modified in 1942, with modification approved by Henry F. Long, Commissioner of Corporations and Taxation of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on February 6, 1942.
ALA's original charter of 1879 and its 1942 revisions.
www.ala.org /ala/ourassociation/governingdocs/charterof1879/charter1879.htm   (109 words)

 Welcome To Chesham 1879 Lawn Tennis & Squash Club
Chesham 1879 Lawn Tennis & Squash Club, a great place to enjoy tennis or squash no matter what age or standard you are....
Welcome to Chesham 1879 Lawn Tennis and Squash Section, Please feel free to browse either the squash or tennis section...
We hope that you find the information regarding the tennis and squash club very useful.
www.chesham1879.co.uk   (108 words)

 1879 Merriman Manor Bed & Breakfast - Harrodsburg, Kentucky - BBOnline.com / Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This 1879 Victorian home has lovely craftsmanship and unique spaciousness from the main hall to the guest rooms.
The architecture of the 1879 Merriman Manor is quite interesting.
1879 Merriman Manor is conveniently located to Shaker Village, within walking distance to Old Fort Harrod State Park and Historic Harrodsburg, and Beaumont Inn.
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RR 1870- 1879." Five boys aged 10 to 15 were arrested for stealing iron from the railroad yard on last Monday.
George E. Pim, who operated a grain and feed store in the old WCRR station, was ordered by officials of the PRR to vacate by August 15, 1879, after the PRR announced their purchase of the WCRR.
The WC&PRR was leased by the WCRR between April 1, 1864 to January 1, 1873, and on March 10, 1873, the arrangement was formalized by a 99-year lease.
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 Bolivia Chile Peru War 1879-1884
Amity was broken in 1878 when Bolivia tried to increase the taxes of the Chilean Antofagasta Nitrate Company over the protests of the Chilean government.
Naval victories at Iquique (May 21, 1879) and Angamos (Oct. 8, 1879) enabled Chile to control the sea approaches to Peru.
At the Battle of Iquique (then in Peru, now in Chile), on May 21, 1879, the Peruvians suffered the loss of one of their best warships, the Independencia; the Huáscar was then sunk on October 8, and this eventual surrender of control of the sea permitted a Chilean army to land on the Peruvian coast.
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 Marriages 1879
Ford 4207 Kuhrt, Hermann Kuhrt, Emma B. 19 Mar 1879 by B. Finger, J. Witness: Johann, Eiberg 4208 Jaensch, Maz A. Lueders, Lena 18 Mar 1879 by B. Finger, J. Witness: Henry Martens 4209 White, Robert Denger, Katharine 19 Mar 1879 by F. Judiesch, Min.
Fick 4275 Christiansen, Eoer Frederick, Minna Sophia 4 Jun 1879 at Hickory Grove by F. Rock Witness: G. Eueler 4276 Blessing, Henry P. Thuleman, Ida 4 Jun 1879 by B. Finger, J. Witness: Edward Thele 4277 Frey, B. Ott, Anna M. 4 Jun 1879 by B. Finger, J. Witness: Chas.
Folsum/M. Murphy 4291 Mitchell, A. Allen Barnes, M. 20 Jun 1879 by J. Cavendish, M. Witness: J. Cavendish 4292 Koprsen, George Beck, Christina 24 Jun 1879 by B. Finger, J. Witness: C. Hoft 4293 Brownlie, William M. Case, Aretta C. 24 Jun 1879 by Chas.
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 ARKANSAS CITY TRAVELER, Wednesday, February 5, 1879 to April 16, 1879.
The bill introduced by Senator Ferry in the Senate a few days ago provided that all able- bodied citizens between the ages of 18 and 45 years, resident within their respective States and Territories, except such as may be exempt by law, shall constitute the militia.
He wrote to his wife to come on with the children, and he would meet them at Wichita, at the same time telling her that he had rented a farm with stone house and barn, one and a half miles east of this town.
By order of the Mayor and Council, Tuesday, March 25th, A. 1879, is appointed as an arbor day, and all citizens interested in improving the town are most respectfully requested to furnish trees and turn out and take part in the work of the day.
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 HAYWORTH, Robert, d
July, 1879, Bedford Co., Pa., age 87 yr.
May 15, 1879, Middletown, Delaware Co., N.Y., age 41 yr., son of George GAVETT, g.son of George W. HANCOCK, Nancy A., d.
Kate A. TAYLOR, Dec. 18, 1879, at Trough Creek, Huntingdon Co., Pa., by Rev. W.M. TAYLOR, assisted by Rev. E.
www.historicalsocietyunitedmethodistchurch.org /NYCA1880.html   (9951 words)

 ZULU WAR, 1879   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Died of wounds at Kambula, 29th march 1879.
Died of wounds at Kambala, 30th march 1879.
Died in camp on the Umlatoosi River, 14th july 1879.
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 Modern History Sourcebook: Archibald Geikie: Geographical Evolution, 1879
Sir Archibald Geikie was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1835, and educated at the university in that city.
His power of exposition is shown by the skill with which, in the present paper, he maps out in comparatively few pages, the views of his school as to the geological history of the earth.
The functions of the geographer and the traveller, popularly assumed to be identical, have been supposed to consist in descriptions of foreign countries, their climate, productions, and inhabitants, bristling on the one hand with dry statistics, and relieved on the other by as copious an introduction as may be of stirring adventure and personal anecdote.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1879geikie-evolution.html   (9536 words)

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Annis Green 446 06 Apr 1879 Hibbard, Bruce L. - Katie Rudy 380 19 Feb 1878 Hibbard, James A. - Mrs.
Smith 478 14 Oct 1879 Sopher, Horatio - Lurena Woodcock 266 01 Nov 1875 Sord, William J. - Mrs.
Any other use, including publication, storage in a retrieval system, or transmission by electronic, mechanical, or other means requires the written approval of the file's author.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/archives/johnson/marriage/bookc.txt   (588 words)

 MARIPOSA GAZETTE VITALS 1879-1882   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Our best wish is that they may live to witness the anniversary of this pleasing event many times,and enjoy the fruits of the marriage of their children, and the pleasure and happiness of being called grand-pa by a multitude.
Homicide.- On Wednesday last in the vicinity of Indian Gulch, about six miles from Hornitos, a terrible homicide was committed by one Henry IVY striking John S. ROYAL in the head with the handle of a pick, containing the eye of the broken pick only; and killing him almost instantly.
After a great deal of kissing (in which we had a share) and handshaking, the happy twain left in a buggy, amid a shower of the most superannuated (and therefore lucky) boots and shoes for their new home, with the best wishes of this whole community for their future success and happiness.
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Manning Informational [Page 2] RFC 1879 Class A Subnet Experiment January 1996 Routing A classic cisco configuration that has the following statements ip route router bgp 64000 redistribute static will, by default, promote any classful subnet route to a full classful route (supernet routes will be left alone).
Both of the latter solutions rely on manual configuration, and in the long run these will be impossible to maintain.
In some topologies the use of manual configuration can be a problem (e.g., if there is Manning Informational [Page 4] RFC 1879 Class A Subnet Experiment January 1996 more than one possible exit point from the AS to choose from).
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 The History of the light bulb   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Men such as William Robert Grove, Frederik de Moleyns, W.E. Staite, John Daper, Edward G. Shepard, Heinrich Gobel, C. de Chagny, John T. Way, Alexander de Lodyguine, Joseph Wilson Swan, and Thomas A. Edison dedicated their time and efforts in the race to develop the first practical incandescent light bulb.
Breakthroughs for Edison and Swan came in 1879, when they independently developed the first incandescent lamp that lasted a practical length of time -- at best a mere 13.5 hours.
Their separate designs were based on a carbon fiber filament derived from cotton.
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 1879   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Modern Drama: Selected Plays from 1879 to the Present
This book is essencial to anyone who is willing to start studies on modern drama.
It brings a wonderful selection of 25 plays, from Ibsen's "A Doll's House" (1879) to Wasserstein's "The Sisters Rosenweig" (1992), and featuring other au...
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 Jeannette Arctic Expedition, 1879-1881
From 1879-1881 thirty-three Navy officers, enlisted men and civilians, led by Lieutenant Commander George Washington DeLong, participated in an epic Arctic adventure that defines the limits of human will and endurance in an overwhelmingly distant and hostile environment.
The undertaking began optimistically on 8 July 1879, when the Navy operated, but privately owned, steamer Jeannette left San Francisco, California, for an attempt to reach the North Pole through what was then believed to be open water beyond the Arctic icepack.
Jeannette remained in the ice as it drifted erratically to the northwest during the rest of 1879, all of 1880 and the first half of 1881.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/ev-1880s/jeannett.htm   (1527 words)

 1879 morgan red toning silver dollars
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 1879 Silver Dollar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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It was a 1879 silver dollar and is currently (1998) in the possession of Lowell Churchman.
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 History of the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project
Floods of 1849 and 1850, which caused widespread damage in the Mississippi River Valley, revealed the national interest in controlling the mighty river.
By the year 1879, the need for improvement of the Mississippi River had become widely recognized.
The necessity for coordination of engineering operations through a centralized organization had finally been accepted.
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April 29th, 1879, a daughter of S. and Emma J. Cattrell, from being bitten by a rattlesnake.
Thomas Ryan expressing views very decidedly against the movement of those who contemplate settlement in the Indian Territory and advising all who wish to avoid trouble to decline going there as it is a direct violation of law.
At the residence of the bride's father, May 24th, 1879, by Rev. W.
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 NARA - Prologue - By George, IT IS Washington's Birthday!
Experienced by one generation and recalled by those to come, it is through these annual recollections that our heritage is honored.
In 1879 the Forty-fifth Congress deemed George Washington's birth date, February 22, a historic date worthy of holiday recognition.
Signed into law January 31, 1879, by President Rutherford B. Hayes, the law was implemented in 1880 and applied only to District federal workers.
www.archives.gov /publications/prologue/2004/winter/gw-birthday-1.html   (2474 words)

 RFC 1879 (rfc1879) - Class A Subnet Experiment Results and Recommendations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RFC 1879 (rfc1879) - Class A Subnet Experiment Results and Recommendations
RFC 1879 - Class A Subnet Experiment Results and Recommendations
Network Working Group B. Manning, Editor Request for Comments: 1879 ISI Category: Informational January 1996 Class A Subnet Experiment Results and Recommendations Status of this Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community.
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