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  NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: 1923 in literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sidney Paddy Chayefsky (January 29, 1923 - August 1, 1981) was an acclaimed dramatist who transitioned from the golden age of American live television in the 1950s to have a successful career as a playwright and screenwriter for Hollywood.
Categories: 1923 books The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding American book for children.
This, in turn, gave rise to a protracted debate in the literature over the relative merits of what was perceived to be the traditional culture and its role in the life of the province generally.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1923-in-literature   (1600 words)

  
 1923 Great Kanto earthquake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The quake was later estimated to have had a magnitude between 7.9 and 8.4 on the Richter scale, with its epicentre under Sagami Bay.
The park houses a buddhist-style memorial hall/museum, a memorial bell donated by Taiwanese buddhists, a memorial to the victims of WW2 Tokyo air raids and a memorial to the Korean victims of the vigilante killings.
The 1923 Kanto Massacre of Koreans in Japan: A Japanese Professor Reveals the Truth Article from Korean newspaper
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kanto_earthquake   (1258 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: List of state leaders in 1923   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Katō Tomosaburō Viscount Katō Tomosaburō (加藤 友三郎 Katō Tomosaburō, February 22, 1861–August 24, 1923) was a Japanese politician and the 21st Prime Minister of Japan from June 12, 1922 to August 24, 1923.
Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 - August 2, 1923) was the 29th (1921-1923) President of the United States and the sixth President to die in office.
Following the abrogation of the company's charter in 1923, Southern Rhodesia's white settlements were given the choice of being incorporated into the Union of South Africa or becoming a separate entity within the British Empire.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-state-leaders-in-1923   (5715 words)

  
 Turkey: history to 1923 - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Turkey: history to 1923   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peace was concluded by the Treaty of Lausanne (24 July 1923; ratified by Britain on 15 April 1924), and Thrace as far as the River Maritsa was restored to Turkey.
By this latter treaty the districts of Kars, Ardahan, and Batum (excepting Batum port itself) were assigned to Turkey.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Turkey:%20history%20to%201923   (2229 words)

  
 Hawaiian Territorial Medical Society. Minutes, 1923   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Your committee, having found such a distinct difference of opinion in regard to this matter, respectfully makes this report with the hope that it may be thoroughly discussed and settled at the next meeting.
At the last regular meeting of the Medical Society of Hawaii held Oct. 12, 1923, the question of the Physicians of Honolulu volunteering their services in the physical examination of the Public School Children was discussed.
The committee appointed to study the question carefully interviewed the majority of the Physicians and according to the report of this committee, every Doctor is willing to volunteer his services to the limit of his time and ability, provided that service is of an emergency nature.
hml.org /mmhc/hma/hma1923.html   (6946 words)

  
 1923 News @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The law was created in 1923, but it wasn`t until recently that the council found out it was still on the books.
It is said that the impact of the Treaty of Lausanne of 1923 was deeply demoralizing.
Oct. 29, 1923 (some historians prefer to use the term "Turkish War of Liberation" to describe this period between 1918-23).
www.greatartworks.com /search/news/1923   (279 words)

  
 Timeline 1922-1923
1923 Feb 4, French troops took Offenburg, Appenweier and Buhl in the Ruhr as a part of the agreement ending World War I. 1923 Feb 5, Stephen J. Cannell, TV producer, writer (Rockford Files), was born.
1923 Feb 16-17, The burial chamber of King Tutankhamen's recently unearthed tomb was unsealed by Howard Carter in Egypt.
1923 Felix Salten a Viennese Jew, wrote his antifascist allegory "Bambi, A Life in the Woods." It was translated into English by Whittaker Chambers (28) and published by Simon and Schuster in 1928.
www.timelines.ws /20thcent/1922_1923.HTML   (11239 words)

  
 1923 Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Years: 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 - 1923 - 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928
July 24 - The Treaty of Lausanne, settling the boundaries of modern Turkey, is signed in Switzerland by Greece, Bulgaria and other countries that fought in the First World War.
August 2 - Warren Gamaliel Harding, 29th President of the United States (1921 - 1923) dies in office and is succeeded by Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929).
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1923.html   (580 words)

  
 Kinmundy Express 1923
Almarinda TUCKER was born in Lebandon, Tenn. on Dec. 31, 1845, and died at the home of her daughter in Staunton on March 4, 1923.
John A. BROOM was born March 19, 1923 and died June 24, 1923.
Virgil died Sept. 22, 1923 at Macon Hospital in Decatur.
www.ford-mobley.com /dafm/express/exp1923.htm   (13142 words)

  
 1923 SAINT LOUIS INTERNATIONAL AIR MEET
The 1923 St. Louis International Air Meet, held in Saint Louis, Missouri, consisted of six air races that were held from Monday, October 1st to Saturday, October 6th.
Lawrence B. Sperry also flew a version of this aircraft, at the air meet, in the 1923 Flying Club of Saint Louis Trophy Race, and was killed in one, when he crashed it into the English Channel.
It was used, earlier, in 1923, by United States Army Lieutenant Russell Lowell Maughan, for two attempted transcontinental flights across the United States of America.
roynagl.topcities.com /saintlouis.htm   (1729 words)

  
 Hyperinflation in 1923 Germany
By October 1923, 1% of government income came from taxes and 99% from the creation of new money.
In November 1923, a currency reform was undertaken.
In 1923 there had been only 263 bankruptcies; in 1924 there were 6,033.
www.usagold.com /GermanNightmare.html   (6667 words)

  
 Der Hitler-Putsch 1923 - Marsch auf die Feldherrnhalle in München
November 1923, gemeinhin als „Hitler-Putsch“ bezeichnet obwohl maßgeblich auch durch Erich Ludendorff geprägt, sind keine für sich stehende abenteuerliche Episode, sondern müssen im Kontext bayrischer Entwicklungen und divergierender Tendenzen auf der nationalistischen Rechten gesehen werden.
Ende September 1923 sah sich schließlich die bayrische Staatsregierung genötigt, den Ausnahmezustand auszurufen, um mögliche Putschabsichten Hitlers zu verhindern.
November 1923, in: Johannes Willms (Hrsg.), Der 9.
www.shoa.de /hitlerputsch.html   (1447 words)

  
 Stamporama:German inflation 1923 - Stamps and Postal History
This was a devastating blow to the German economy, especially after the final loss, in 1921, as a result of a plebiscite and League of Nations ruling, of the coal mining and industrial areas of Upper Silesia.
As a result, by July 1, 1923 the mark had fallen to 160,000 to the dollar; by November 20, 1923 it was down to 4,200,000,000,000 (4.2 trillion) to the dollar.
The mark was finally revalued on Dec 1, 1923 at the rate of 1,000,000,000,000 old marks to 1 new mark, or one trillion to one.
www.stamporama.com /rambler/show.php?sd=roy&a=ginfla&category=%   (702 words)

  
 RFC 1923 (rfc1923) - RIPv1 Applicability Statement for Historic Status   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
RFC 1923 (rfc1923) - RIPv1 Applicability Statement for Historic Status
RFC 1923 - RIPv1 Applicability Statement for Historic Status
Network Working Group J. Halpern Request for Comments: 1923 Newbridge Networks Category: Informational S. Bradner Harvard University March 1996 RIPv1 Applicability Statement for Historic Status Status of this Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1923.html   (741 words)

  
 1923 - National Christmas Trees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In that letter, Hardy asked for an endorsement of her plan to have a Christmas tree on the White House grounds.
[NARA, RG-130, Entry 28, Box 3, letter from Hardy to Slemp, December 4, 1923.] The tree was, in fact, donated by Paul D. Moody, president of Middlebury College in Vermont, Coolidge's home state, possibly due to a suggestion by Hardy.
The Middlebury Register (December 14, 1923), a local Vermont paper, reported the height as forty-eight feet.
www.nps.gov /whho/pageant/nctrees/1923/index.htm   (811 words)

  
 1923 New York Yankees Roster by Baseball Almanac
The 1923 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1923 season.
Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1923 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1923 New York Yankees salary list, a 1923 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1923 New York Yankees primary starters list.
They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 102/99) where 1,007,066 fans witnessed their 1923 Yankees finish the season with a.645 winning percentage.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1923&t=NYA   (387 words)

  
 PROJECT GUTENBERG OFFICIAL HOME SITE - PUBLIC DOMAIN AND COPYRIGHT HOW-TO -
Works first published before January 1, 1923 with proper copyright notice entered the public domain no later than 75 years from the date copyright was first secured.
Hence, all works whose copyrights were secured before 1923 are now in the public domain.
Rule of Thumb: Published before 1923 or published at least 75 years ago in the U.S. OR published 50 years after the author's death in some countries, 70 years after death in others.
promo.net /pg/vol/pd.html   (1181 words)

  
 Football Illinois Fighting Illini :: The Official Athletic Site
Memorial Stadium was built in 1923 as a memorial to Illinois men and women who gave their lives for their country during World War I. Their names appear on 200 columns that support the east and west sides of the stadium.
In May of 2002, the University Alumni Association began a campaign to fund a veterans' memorial project which would recognize the 1,087 who have lost their lives in battle in World War II, the Second Nicaraguan Campaign, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon and Desert Storm.
The stadium was dedicated officially Oct. 18, 1924, a day that Illinois not only defeated Michigan, 39-14, for a Homecoming victory, but Harold E. "Red" Grange accounted for six touchdowns in what remains as the single greatest performance in Memorial Stadium history.
fightingillini.cstv.com /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/MemorialStadium.html   (970 words)

  
 HMS Curlew, 1923 World Tour, Point Honda, Diaster
Officially placed out of commission on 26 October 1923 the ship was struck from the Navy list on 20 November of the same year.
Considered out of commission 26 October 1923, Nicholas was struck from the Navy List with her six squadron mates 20 November.
Decommissioned on 26 October 1923, Young was stricken from the Navy list on 20 November 1923 and ordered sold as a hulk.
www.naval-history.net /WW1z07Americas.htm   (2566 words)

  
 German Economy 1919-1923
They sought to gain aid from the US and establish trading links that would enable them to stabilise the currency, which would then act as a stepping stone to economic growth.
Those that had relied on credit would suffer – the number of companies going bankrupt in Germany rose from 233 in 1923 to over 6000 in 1924.
This resulted in the economy being more streamlined and efficient, success was possible but relied, perhaps, on prudence and careful planning.
www.schoolshistory.org.uk /ASLevel_History/week6_economicrecovery.htm   (1881 words)

  
 Saginaw, Michigan 1923 City Directory
We have scanned the original city directory for Saginaw for 1923 and indexed it for your quick search.
Click on the letter which corresponds to the first letter of the last name for the person you are seeking.
Please be patient and let us know if you have problems accessing the pages.
www.distantcousin.com /Directories/MI/Saginaw/1923   (111 words)

  
 C&EN: The Periodic Table--1923 & 1998
Since CandEN began publication in 1923, 26 elements have been added to the periodic table.
The era spans a major change in the kind of elements being discovered.
Hafnium (discovered in 1923) and rhenium (in 1925) were the last elements with stable nuclei to be added to the periodic table.
pubs.acs.org /hotartcl/cenear/980112/periodic.html   (942 words)

  
 A Possible Exception for the Pre-1923 Public Domain Rule
I state that books published before 1923 are generally in the public domain in the United States.
Any publication in the US would have either commenced copyright (if there were proper notice), or thrown the work into the public domain (if there were not proper notice).
One possible implication of this decision is that, in the Ninth Circuit at least, certain works published before 1923 may still be copyrighted.
onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu /c-fineprint.html   (715 words)

  
 Vassar History, 1923-1929
Euthenics was recognized by the faculty as a satisfactory field for sequential study.
Professor Annie Louise Macleod was appointed Director of Euthenics in June 1923.
She was succeeded by Professor Ruth Wheeler, '99, who served from 1924 to 1944 and Mary Fisher Langmuir, '20, who was director 1944-1951.
faculty.vassar.edu /daniels/1923_1929.html   (2582 words)

  
 February 1, 1923
February 5, 1923 repairs to Steamer J.C. Risher Bad wheel - tail line ring - sheeting in Coal Box - Machinery repairs - several lights of glass - cabin door locks - cleaned Boilers Sunday 4
February 8, 1923 unloaded coal for the Ways out of Flat 1055 - 650 bushels
February 9, 1923 unloading channel irons out of R.R. Car 5709 N. Barges and flats D and repaired B 91 - sunk B 67 - F 1177 - B 83 - 29 - F 1096 - B 85 - F 1137 - 1142 - 1094 - 1089
freepages.history.rootsweb.com /~jmohney/new_page_132.htm   (214 words)

  
 U.S. Postage Stamps of 1923
The country was split into three zones, with 8¢ paying the rate for each zone.
First Flight Covers were issued at the beginning of the next fiscal year, July 1, 1924 and are somewhat common.
President Harding, the 29th president of the U.S., died of a heart attack on August 2, 1923.
www.1847usa.com /identify/YearSets/1923.htm   (1486 words)

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