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  Encyclopedia: 1772   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
King William I of the Netherlands was born as Willem Frederik on 25 August 1772 in The Hague, and died December 12, 1843 in Berlin, Germany.
Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and...
Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1772   (3074 words)

  
 1772 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1771 in literature, other events of 1772, 1773 in literature, list of years in literature.
The Encyclopédie in 28 volumes by Diderot, d'Alembert, and many others.
This page was last modified 20:42, 27 March 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1772_in_literature   (62 words)

  
 Louisiana Timeline: Year 1772
January, 1772; Merchants in New Orleans are allowed to sell goods to fls when a petition by sindico procurador general Luis Ranson gains unanimous agreement by the Cabildo.
June 4, 1772; The post of regidore sencillo is sold at an auction to Nicolas Forstall who holds the post until the transfer to the U. in 1803.
December, 1772; The Cabildo acquires its first set of scales and measures and orders others to be manufactured locally.
www.enlou.com /time/year1772.htm   (407 words)

  
 Jane Austen Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While these humble mimics of the drama are exhibiting their performances in one place, mountebanks of various grades, fire-eaters, necromancers, and rope-dancers, attract the gaze of the multitude by the sublimest efforts of their skill, and while looking thus with the stupid stare, more cunning knaves are artfully and industriously removing watches, pocket-books, &c.
The wind being nearly due West, their intention was to come to their mother earth again somewhere on the Essex side of the Thames, near Tilbury or Hornchurch; unless, by some sudden shifting of the breeze, they should find it advisable to land on the coast of Kent.
We have not space to give a description of the other different apartments on this floor, all of which are of the most magnificent.
www.printsgeorge.com /Jane_Austen-events.htm   (4761 words)

  
 History of Nova Scotia, Index of Dates, 1772.
About eleven settlers arrive at Tatamagouche from Lunenburg, bearing names such as Langille, Tattrie, Gratto, Matatall and Patriquin; nothing was there at Tatamagouche except for the disappearing traces of the French inhabitants which had been forced off their lands 17 years earlier.
They came at the urging of DesBarres who, among other large tracts in Nova Scotia, had acquired 20,000 acres at Tatamagouche.
Between the years 1772 and 1774 "several French families" came from St. Malo and Morlaix to settle at the Baie-des-Chaleurs and Arichat.
www.blupete.com /Hist/Dates/1772.htm   (335 words)

  
 Gaspee American War Attack on English 1772 History Research
When the Rhode Island colonists supported the Gaspee participants, and resisted the English attempt to punish those who attacked the English navy's ship, the Gaspee Affair could be nothing other that the beginning of the end of a colonial status, and the beginning of the Revolution.
The Bucklin family involvement in the shooting of the English ship captain and the burning of the English ship, and the family involvement in early colonial Rhode Island and Revolutionary activities adds depth to the history of the Gaspee affair.
Understanding the Gaspee events involves historians in the social, economic, and legal thought of colonial Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
www.bucklinsociety.net /GASPEE_HISTORY.htm   (553 words)

  
 77(R) HB 1772 Enrolled version - Bill Text   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 4-21 addition, the municipality may pledge the revenue to the payment of 4-22 bonds or other obligations the municipality issues to finance the 4-23 convention center facility infrastructure.
other obligations that by their terms are payable in whole or in
_______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House I certify that H.B. No. 1772 was passed by the Senate, with amendments, on May 21, 2001, by a viva-voce vote; and that the Senate adopted H.C.R. No. 309 authorizing certain corrections in H.B. No. 1772 on May 28, 2001, by a viva-voce vote.
www.capitol.state.tx.us /tlo/77R/billtext/HB01772F.HTM   (1232 words)

  
 SPECIAL EVENTS LISTING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The event is open to children ages 7 (or completion of 1st grade) to 12.
The National Wild Turkey Federation and DNR sponsor this annual event to introduce women to outdoor skills.
Conservation organizations display information and other exhibits encourage visitors to wonder through the Lodge and take in the atmosphere of the old clubhouse.
www.dnr.state.md.us /publiclands/western/ffspecialevents.html   (714 words)

  
 PBS - THE WEST - Events from 1650 to 1800
Under pressure from missionaries in the territory, New Mexican Governor Juan Francisco de Treviño begins a campaign against Pueblo religious practices, hanging four Indians in the plaza at Santa Fe on accusations of witchcraft and publicly whipping 43 others.
Beginning of the Seven Years War between England and France, which in the British colonies of North America is known as the French and Indian War.
The Spaniards are routed, losing a cannon in their retreat, and Comanche raids become a constant threat to settlers throughout Tejas.
www.pbs.org /weta/thewest/events/1650_1800.htm   (1900 words)

  
 Steps Leading to War (from United States history) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
In 1771 and 1772 tension between the colonies and the mother country relaxed somewhat.
The revisionists argue that key events leading up to the U.S. declaration of war in 1941 show that Roosevelt sometimes used deceitful tactics to increase U.S. involvement gradually and to stir up pro-war sentiments in the American public.
Without an adequate knowledge of history—the written record of events as well as the events themselves—today's events are disconnected occurrences.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-209312   (960 words)

  
 SparkNotes: Alexander Hamilton: Early Life: 1757–1772
Unlike many of the other Founding Fathers of America, Alexander Hamilton was not born into a family of wealth and title.
One set claims Hamilton was born on January 11, 1755, while the other says he was born in 1757.
He later recalled that after boarding the ship, he never had the desire to return to St. Croix or any other part of the Caribbean, and once he landed in New York, quickly made the United States his new home.
www.sparknotes.com /biography/hamilton/section1.html   (675 words)

  
 Annapolis, Maryland Guide
Annapolis, the state capital of Maryland, was founded in 1649 and served briefly as the Nation's Capital in 1783.
The historic Maryland State House, built in 1772, is the oldest state capital building in the United States still in legislative use.
This popular annual event claims to be the "largest crab feast in the world." More information.
www.baydreaming.com /annapolis.htm   (1619 words)

  
 Society of American Siversmiths - Other Silver Exhibitions & Events
The curator of the exhibition is Dr. David A. Taylor, an expert on material culture at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Georg Jensen Hollowware: The Silver Fund Collection (2003) and other scholarly books and articles on design and craftsmanship.
We examine the stylistic eclecticism and other expressions of modernity that sprang into being simul-taneously.
These and other modern movements that spread throughout the continent were due, in large part, to the interaction between designers and firms, craftsmen who trained and worked in different locations, and to exhibitions and publications.
www.silversmithing.com /1events.htm   (4071 words)

  
 STACEY'S Bookstore-Printable Calendar of Events
With electric honesty and passion she touches the intimate, yet universal, experiences of life: love, marriage, children, career, and the catastrophic events that challenge one’s sanity and one’s sense of self.
Americans often assume that their global role is benevolent and their dominant position unchallenged, but other states are increasingly worried about U.S. dominance and are beginning to turn their concerns into action.
To prevent this, Walt argues, the United States must adopt a foreign policy that other states welcome, rather than one that reinforces their fear of American power.
www.staceys.com /printablecalendarofevents.html   (3569 words)

  
 Astrology Courses and Astrology Classes - AstroDatabank.com presents this comprehensive list of astrology courses and ...
The other two parts are alchemy and magic.
When you sign up to take her course, you receive a specially prepared databank of NFL and hockey playoffs to use in developing and testing your models for event prediction.
She likes to say that horary has really taught her what works in astrology because there is a right and wrong answer.
www.astrodatabank.com /AstrologyCourses.htm   (3291 words)

  
 The Gregorian Calendar—History
Since their invention, calendars have been used to reckon time in advance, and to fix the occurrence of events like harvests or religious festivals.
Ancient peoples tied their calendars to whatever recurring natural phenomena they could most easily observe.
Since Gregory XIII, many other proposals for calendar reform have been made.
www.infoplease.com /spot/gregorian1.html   (928 words)

  
 Yielding to other Windows Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Technical Information Database TI2021C.txt Yielding to other Windows Programs Category :General Platform :All Product :C/C++ All Description: When a program needs to do a large amount of work at one time or run in a long loop, it can keep other Windows programs from executing.
The reason is that task switching in 16-bit Windows is based on non-preemptive multitasking, which means that all programs must cooperate with each other, or else some programs may not get any processing time.
Without DoYield(), other programs would not run until the count is completed.
community.borland.com /article/print/0,1772,17021,00.html   (220 words)

  
 Block 59B - Catholic Church
The entire block formed the church square, a religious and cultural center for the community.
Holidays, baptisms, weddings, funerals and other social events took place here.
The bell was tolled for funerals, weddings and other social events.
www.nps.gov /jeff/LewisClark2/Circa1804/StLouis/BlockInfo/Block59B.htm   (457 words)

  
 ISD - Giving to Information Services - Publications: Library Tours: East Asian Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fifty years later, the opening of the USC East Asian Studies Center heralded a new era for the study of Chinese, Japanese and Korean language, history and culture at the university.
The premodern Japan collection is targeted for growth to acquire the materials needed to support the new program.
Other new materials focus on modern Japanese military history, among other areas.
www.usc.edu /isd/giving/publications/tours/east_asian.html   (644 words)

  
 Gale - Free Resources - Black History - Timeline - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The NAACP calls for a national boycott of vacation spots in South Carolina in an attempt to force the state government to remove the Confederate flag from the dome of its statehouse.
Controversy on this issue grows, involving the flying of the Confederate flag in other southern states as well.
A location for a national monument to Martin Luther King, Jr., on the mall in Washington D.C. between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument was approved by the National Capital Planning Commission.
www.gale.com /free_resources/bhm/timeline   (3136 words)

  
 Events
Saturday at 802 Ninth St. Role of Winifred is precast, all others open.
The Golden West Foundation “Harvest Event” -a fundraiser to supplement the Foundation’s rental assistance fund, 4 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, Copper Fields Event Chateau, 4901 Marshall St., Wheat Ridge.
www.longmontfyi.com /entertainment/events.htm   (2122 words)

  
 Olean NY Info - News, Hotels, Jobs, Real Estate & Restaurants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Santa Claus Lane Parade, held November 25, 2005, is the kick-off of the holiday season and has become a tradition for the greater Olean area and western New York, northwestern Pennsylvania region.
It is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 45, causing more injuries than auto accidents, mugging, and rapes combined.
The event is open to the public free of charge.
www.oleaninfo.com   (1913 words)

  
 Links to Louisville Sites of Interest
Pillow traces the story of this area from the original land grants of 1772 until the present time.
Glassworks Tours, exhibits, events relating to the art of glass.
When the steamboat "Idlewild" began plowing the waters of the Allegheny near Pittsburgh in 1914, and later tramped the Ohio, Illinois, Mississippi and Missouri River systems, no one had any idea she would eventually become the Belle of Louisville.
www.oldlouisville.com /links.htm   (1491 words)

  
 The Daily Bleed Calendar: A People's History! Social, Cultural, Labor, Arts & other events Mom & Pop forgot to tell you ...
Through the lens of a labor folklorist, an examination of John Henry as expressed in visual art.
Others featured in those days included Pete Seeger, Odetta & Theodore Bikel.
The conflagration quickly engulfed Tokyo’s wooden residential structures, & the subsequent firestorm replaced oxygen with lethal gases, superheated the atmosphere, & caused hurricane-like winds that blew a wall of fire across the city.
www.oz.net /~recall/DailyBleed/0310.htm   (2615 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Careergraph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The trip to the Kerala Kalamandalam — a place that reminds one of Tagore’s Santiniketan — is worth mentioning, especially its centre for training in various classical arts.
Fourteen colleges from different parts of India matched wits, or shall we say, attitudes, at ACME, 2005 — the annual festival of St Aloysius College, Mangalore, held on October 6 and 7.
The other events included public finance, mock CAT, etc. Jain College of Bangalore were the overall winners.
www.telegraphindia.com /1051102/asp/careergraph/story_5426015.asp   (514 words)

  
 PAL: John Woolman (1720-1772)
The Quaker journal, like that of the Puritans, is a special form of autobiography.
It records God's presence in temporal events and phenomena.
The Puritan journal, however, was introspective and led to self examination (Am I saved?); the Quaker one was written for publication.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap2/woolman.html   (732 words)

  
 History & Genealogy - Bibliography - Sullivan County
The New Bethel sesquicentennial, 1782-1932; comprising an account of the sesquicentennial of the New Bethel Presbyterian Church, Sullivan County, TN, and various other matters pertaining thereto.
DeFriece, Pauline M. Rocky Mount, the Cobb-Massengill home (built 1770- 1772): first capitol of the Territory of the US west of the Allegheny Mountains and south of the River Ohio (1790-1792).
Netherland, Frank R. A history of Ross Silk Factory and other events of Rotherwood, TN.
www.state.tn.us /tsla/history/bibliographies/bibsullivan.htm   (1527 words)

  
 Gaspee Days Events
In June of 1772 brave colonists from Rhode Island burned the British revenue schooner, HMS Gaspee, in what has become recognized as the first overt action leading to the American Revolutionary War.
This event has grown to become one of the great runs in New England, as participants compete in front of the crowds assembled for the Gaspee Days Parade.
The Aspray Boat House serves as a community focal point for Pawtuxet Village, and is available for several area nonprofit agencies, including the Gaspee Days Committee, Pawtuxet Village Association, etc., as well as serving as a Warwick Ward 1 polling station, and meeting and resource area for other neighborhood groups.
www.gaspee.com /GaspeeDaysEvents.htm   (845 words)

  
 The American Revolution
The American Revolution, also known as the revolutionary war, was one of the most significant events in American history.
Read on and learn why it happened, and learn about key events of the revolution.
Click on any of the events for more detail.
kidport.com /RefLib/UsaHistory/AmericanRevolution/AmerRevolution.htm   (95 words)

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