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  1924 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1924 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were held in 1924 in Paris, France.
Ireland was given formal recognition as an independent nation in the Olympic Movement in Paris in 1924 and it was at these games that Ireland made its first appearance in an Olympic Games as an independent nation.
Originally called Semaine des Sports d'Hiver ("International Winter Sports Week") and held in association with the 1924 Summer Olympics, the sports competitions held in Chamonix between 25 January and 5 February 1924 were later designated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the I Olympic Winter Games.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1924_Summer_Olympics   (425 words)

 Search Results for "1924"
The abolition (Mar. 3, 1924) of the caliphate, the office of the supreme spiritual leader for Sunni Muslims worldwide, represented...
1924, April-June High feelings were aroused by the United States' abrogation of the gentlemen's agreement and the total exclusion of Japanese.
1924, March 3 The office and title of CALIPH, which had been assumed by the Ottoman sultans, were abolished by the new Turkish Republic.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=1924   (254 words)

 1924 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 25 - The 1924 Winter Olympics open in Chamonix, France (in the French Alps), inaugurating the Winter Olympic Games.
January 27 - Lenin is buried in a mausoleum in the Red Square.
May 4 - The 1924 Summer Olympics opening ceremonies held in Paris, France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1924   (1982 words)

 Greatest Films of 1924
One of the major western epics of the silent era, the story of the building of the transcontinental railroad, a railroad linking East and West.
The story of two spoiled young people Rollo Treadway (Buster Keaton) and the Girl (Kathryn McGuire), who are left stranded on his father's drifting and deserted ocean liner.
He becomes a master detective Sherlock Jr., and solves the crime of thievery, determining that his rival actually stole the watch.
www.filmsite.org /1924.html   (285 words)

 Timebase Multimedia Chronography(TM) - Timebase 1924
1924 February 15 Cardinal Faulhaber tells to a meeting of students and academicians at the Lowenbrau Beer Cellar in Munich that Hitler knew better than his underlings that the resurrection of the German nation required the support of Christianity.
1924 The Union Banking Corporation is formally established, as a unit in the Manhattan offices of the W.A. Harriman and Co., interlocking with the Fritz Thyssen-owned Bank Voor Handel en Scheepvaart (BHS) in the Netherlands.
1924 J. Edgar Hoover is appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation (later renamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation).
www.humanitas-international.org /showcase/chronography/timebase/1924tbse.htm   (1057 words)

 The 1924 explosions of Kilauea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
But the year was 1924, not 1980, and the place was Kilauea, a volcano falsely, though frequently, accused of having a milquetoast temperament.
Then the 1924 explosions peppered the strip with rocks (some shown here), which had to be removed after the turmoil had subsided.
The 1924 explosions were probably just on the verge of being large enough to generate hot pyroclastic surges--among the most devastating of all volcanic phenomena.
hvo.wr.usgs.gov /kilauea/history/1924May18   (8896 words)

 Hawaiian Territorial Medical Society. Minutes, 1924   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On May 6, 1924 a letter was sent to Dr. Barton with a copy of the charges.
A radiogram was sent to Dr. Kilbourne, received on July 11, 1924 stating that he had severed all connections with "Sparkle".
was held at the Queen's Hospital on Sept. 25, 1924 at 9:30 A.M. for the purpose of discussing the bonds for the use of radium.
hml.org /mmhc/hma/hma1924.html   (8604 words)

 RFC 1924 (rfc1924) - A Compact Representation of IPv6 Addresses
RFC 1924: Erratum: Section 4: The address encoded in base85 should be 4(+k&C#VzJ4br&g...
RFC 1924: Well, it is not exactly the same encoding (RFC 1924 vs. Adobe PostScript ASCII...
RFC 1924: RFC1924 states that 128-bit arithmetic be used.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1924.html   (1352 words)

 Immigration Act of 1924
During the Harding administration, a stop-gap immigration measure was passed by Congress in 1921 for the purpose of slowing the flood of immigrants entering the United States.
A provision in the 1924 law barred entry to those ineligible for citizenship — effectively ending the immigration of all Asians into the United States and undermining the earlier "Gentlemen's Agreement" with Japan.
Memorabilia related to Immigration Act of 1924 is at auction on eBay.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1398.html   (432 words)

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Elz Informational [Page 2] RFC 1924 A Compact Representation of IPv6 Addresses 1 April 1996 The third possible form mixes the new IPv6 form with the old IPv4 form, and is intended mostly for transition, when IPv4 addresses are embedded into IPv6 addresses.
Additional Benefit Apart from generally reducing the length of an IPv6 address when encode in a textual format, this scheme also has the benefit of returning IPv6 addresses to a fixed length representation, leading zeroes are never omitted, thus removing the ugly and awkward variable length representation that has previously been recommended.
Further, the appearance of the address, as if it may be random gibberish in a compressed file, makes it much harder to detect by a packet sniffer programmed to look for bypassing addresses.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1924.txt   (1285 words)

 1924-1933 National Christmas Trees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1924, after one year at the center of the Ellipse, the National Community Christmas Tree ceremony was moved to Sherman Plaza, south of the Treasury Building, and close to the east entrance of the White House.
The first living tree, planted in 1924, was found to be damaged due to the process of trimming and the repeated stress caused by the heat and weight of the lights.
The original living tree planted in Sherman Plaza in 1924, damaged by the heat and weight of lights and the stress of trimming, was replaced on May 29, 1929, with a new tree of the same variety.
www.nps.gov /whho/pageant/nctrees/1924-1933   (4225 words)

 United Kingdom general election, 1924 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1924 UK general election was held on 29th October 1924.
The Conservatives, led by Stanley Baldwin did dramatically better than in the 1923 general election and obtained a large parliamentary majority.
MPs elected in the UK general election, 1924
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_1924   (158 words)

 Rugby at the 1924 olympics
The French Olympic Committee (FOC) had scheduled the rugby event to kick off the 1924 Paris Games, and lowly Romania and the USA were to provide only token opposition for the European Champions, France the team was picked to win the gold medal in grand style.
Despite the USA's spectacular 1924 Olympic rugby victory, rugby again slipped back into obscurity in the U.S. That astonishes modern observers, but as Charlie Doe points out, the Olympics were "not such a big deal" before the advent of television coverage, which today can propel an obscure sport like Olympic hockey into the public consciousness.
Rugby was one of 17 sports in the 1924 Olympics, which brought together 3,092 athletes from 44 countries.
www.rugbyfootballhistory.com /olympics.htm   (3650 words)

 Poynter Online - The First Convention Broadcast: Radio at the 1924 Conventions
As he covered the 1924 Democratic convention at New York City's old Madison Square Garden, Poynter, along with most of the reporters there, probably noticed an announcer sitting in a small glass booth broadcasting stories for a new medium called radio.
If 2004 is the year of the weblog, 1924 is remembered as the year radio and broadcasting first came to the conventions.
According to Weeks, the campaign "was of significance because it introduced new techniques in political campaigning, and because it served as a proving ground for the interconnection of radio stations by wire and short wave for the purpose of nationwide broadcasting.
www.poynter.org /content/content_view.asp?id=70880   (1508 words)

 Dashiell Hammett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In "The Tenth Clew" (1924), the Op has a friendly relationship with a policeman, Detective Sergeant O'Gar of the San Francisco Police Homicide Detail, with whom he shares the investigation essentially as a partner.
O'Gar is described in "Women, Politics and Murder" (1924) as squat, blue eyed, with a bullet shaped head, and grizzled.
He returns in such later stories as "Zigzags of Treachery" (1924), "Women, Politics and Murder" (1924), "The Golden Horseshoe" (1924), "The Creeping Siamese" (1926), "The Big Knockover" (1927), "Fly Paper" (1929), and Part I of The Dain Curse (1928), where he is partnered with Pat Reddy, the young cop of "The Scorched Face" (1925).
members.aol.com /MG4273/hammett.htm   (9636 words)

 The Soviet Constitution of 1924: an Invitation to World Federalism
The 1918 Consitiution was for Russia only; coming soon after the Revolution, it could not have been as thought-out as the 1924 one.
By the time of the 1924 Constitution, there were four Soviet Socialist Republics.
Apparently he was even trying to change the name of the USSR, to "The Union of Sovereign States", a name which reminds me of the present British Commonwealth, where the distribution of power is more hidden than it was in the USSR.
users.cyberone.com.au /myers/ussr1924.html   (2220 words)

 The Dimock Theme Tournament, New York 1924 -- The New York International Tournament
New York 1924, The Arbiter's View by Guert Gijssen.
Describes the way that the 1924 event was organized and how participants were contracted for the event.
Emmanuel Lasker's Description of New York 1924 and 1927, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 at Chess Cafe.
www.rci.rutgers.edu /~goeller/urusov/dimock/ny_international.html   (865 words)

 KING, HENRY JOHN YEEND (1855-1924) - Rehs Galleries, Inc.
In appearance Yeend King was a contrast to the conventional idea of an artist, being clean-shaven, wearing his hair short, and having a genial smile and a great fund of humor.
It was at the Royal Academy exhibit of 1897 that the Council of the RA, as trustees for the permanent collection in New South Wales, purchased The Garden by the River and in 1898 the Tate Gallery, under the Chantrey Bequest, purchased Milking Time.
He died on June 10, 1924 at the age of 68.
www.rehs.com /henry_john_yeend_king.htm   (692 words)

 Washingtonpost.com: 1924, Chamonix, France
A gathering of 16 national teams at the International Winter Sports Week in 1924 in Chamonix, France, however, would be inevitably recognized as the first official Winter Games.
Charles Jewtraw (USA) became the first American to win a gold medal in Winter Olympic competition when he sped to victory in the 500m speedskating event, with a time of 44 seconds.
Clas Thunberg (Finland) dominated the speedskating events and became the 1924 Games' most decorated athlete, winning five medals in all: three golds in the 1,500m, 5,000m and the All-Round, a silver in the 10,000m and the bronze in the 500m.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/longterm/olympics1998/history/years/1924.htm   (267 words)

 Tthornton :
He embarked on a vigorous campaign of Westernization, much of it at the expense of traditional Islamic values since a key goal was to "laicize" the government: to bring religion into submission to civil authority.
Kemal introduced advances in education (especially in the sciences), gave women the vote (1932), and outlawed the wearing of the red fez as a symbol of outmoded Ottoman ways.
On August 9, 1924, Arabian tribesmen from the Wahhabi movement known as al-Ikhwan raided villages inhabited by the Bani Sakhr, just south of Amman, Jordan.
www.nmhschool.org /tthornton/mehistorydatabase/world_war_i_and_the_early_mandat.htm   (4518 words)

 Welcome to the history of the Tour de France
After his second-place finish in 1923, Italian sensation Ottavio Bottecchia came to the 1924 race as a top favorite.
He quickly jumped into the yellow jersey by winning the first stage, and he padded his lead by winning stages six and seven in the Pyrénées.
But when he was penalized for removing and discarding one of his jerseys in the middle of stage two, the volatile Frenchman organized a walk-out with his brother Francis.
www.letour.fr /HISTO/TDF/1924/us/annee.html?RaceYear=1903&x=39&y=12   (334 words)

At the 1924 Paris Games, the Olympic motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius", (Swifter, Higher, Stronger) was introduced, as was the Closing Ceremony ritual of raising three flags: the flag of the International Olympic Committee, the flag of the host nation and the flag of the next host nation.
The number of participating nations jumped from 29 to 44, signaling widespread acceptance of the Olympics as a major event, as did the presence of 1,000 journalists.
Nurmi’s teammate, Ville Ritola, did not do badly either in 1924: he won four gold medals and two silver.
www.olympic.org /uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=1&OLGY=1924   (366 words)

In the early morning of Monday, January 28th, 1924, she departed this life, after only a few hours' illness, at the home of her son, Charles Richmond, on Monroe street, Rochester.
Died Jan. 29, 1924; the age at death being 15 years, 2 months and 22 days.
There were no witnesses of the fatal accident, but several burned matches about the car lead to the theory advanced that he had been looking for the leak.
www.fulco.lib.in.us /Tombaugh/Obituaries/Html/1924.htm   (17705 words)

 William Allen White's 1924 Gubernatorial Campaign by Jack Wayne Traylor, Summer 1976
IN 1924, at the age of 56, William Allen White was a nationally known editor, author, and political observer.
In 1924, for the first and only time in his life, he found a cause that drew him into the active political arena.
The issue he brought to the front of the 1924 Kansas gubernatorial campaign by his entry into the race was the Ku Klux Klan.
www.kancoll.org /khq/1976/76_2_traylor.htm   (4911 words)

 Chronology 1924
With the support of Italy, Bishop Fan Noli led a revolution in Albania, which forced the premier, Ahmed Bey Zogu, to flee to Italy.
The Iraqi assembly ratified the Anglo-Iraqi Agreement of 1924, which transformed the mandate into an alliance.
The League of Nations Council held its twenty-ninth session in Geneva.
www.indiana.edu /~league/1924.htm   (2051 words)

 WORLD Magazine | Weekly News, Christian Views
The 59-page pamphlet, published in 1924, was to help eighth-graders take the test at the end of their elementary years that would qualify them to move on into high school.
The bottom line is that most high-school seniors in 2006 would find the eighth-grade guide of 1924 quite a challenge.
The questions covered 10 different subject areas—and you might enjoy (or you might not) matching your wits against those of a typical Iowa eighth-grader 80 years ago.
www.worldmag.com /articles/11503   (294 words)

 Inventory of the Robert W. Bergstrom Papers, 1924-1999, bulk 1959-1970
Research and legal case files for the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder criminal court proceedings, and the 1959-1970 civil suits of Leopold vs. Meyer Levin et al.
Nathan F. Leopold Jr., the surviving partner of the criminal duo, brought suit for an accounting for profits (approximately $2,900,000) for the use of Leopold's crime and trial.
Photostatic copies of related legal documents follow, as do copies of Chicago newspapers from 1924 and 1927 (when Leopold and Loeb were accused of a second murder).
www.newberry.org /collections/FindingAids/bergstrom/Bergstrom.html   (1673 words)

 The Collected Writings of Leon Trotsky: Trotsky Internet Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1924: Perspectives and Tasks in the East Speech on the Third Anniversary of the Communist University for Toilers of the East
1924: The Lessons of October (essay - 160k-multi-part)  [
1924: First Five Years of the Communist International Volum II Significant work!
www.marxists.org /archive/trotsky/works/1924.htm   (88 words)

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