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  August 31
August 31, 1688—; John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's Progress dies at age 60, at the home of a friend in Holborn after a ride through the rain from Reading to London.
August 31, 1867—; Charles Baudelaire, French poet, dies in Paris at age 46 of aphasiac and hemiplagiac in his mother's arms.
August 31, 1964—; Rocky Marciano, former boxing heavyweight champion dies in plane crash in Iowa.
www.wisdomportal.com /Aug31/August31.html   (4815 words)

 August 24 - 31, 2000 - Church News
Rome, 31 (NE) With a solemn procession followed by a crowded Eucharistic celebration, the faithful of Canale D´Agordo, home land of Pope John Paul I, recalled the figure of the Pontiff with great emotion during the celebration of a new anniversary of his election to Peter's Cathedra, on August 26, 1978.
Buenos Aires, 31 (NE) Last Thursday the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe arrived to Cordoba, Argentina, in the framework of its pilgrimage through the whole continent, which began in 1992 and will conclude on December 12 in the Basilica of Lujan.
On exhibition since last August 12 with the theme "Lord, I seek your face", the shroud has been a point of pilgrimage for thousands of people, many of whom consider it the authentic shroud that covered the Lord in His sepulcher, a belief that the most recent scientific investigations support with ever increasing conviction.
www.eclesiales.org /english/archive/0008-4.htm   (5377 words)

 August 31 Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
August 31 Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)
August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining.
More August 31 Page Titles on this Site
www.launchbase.com /encyclopedia/August_31   (971 words)

 Lewis and Clark History - August 26 - 31, 1806
Captain Clark and the rest of the party went a new route to the Jefferson River, then descended to the Three Forks and then proceeded with a detachment party to explore the Yellowstone, while Sergeant Ordway, with nine men, descended the Missouri.
On August 12, 1806 the group was reunited at "Reunion Bay" near New Town, North Dakota.
August 17, 1806 Lewis and Clark bid farewell to Sacagawea, paid Toussaint Charbonneau for his services, and began their journey home.
www.lewisandclarktrail.com /section2/sdcities/pierre/1806history1.htm   (478 words)

 August 21-31
August 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th; Rest days in San Francisco Bay area
This was good and bad, as this also meant I had "help" boxing the bike and said help took off my front wheel...leaving me concerned about less protection in front fork if airlines throw heavy stuff on top of the box.
August 29th and 30th; Travel days to Australia, riding from Perth airport to Bullsbrook
www.mvermeulen.com /oneyear/Journal/august21.htm   (1300 words)

 Context of 'August 31, 2001'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This page shows all events that either reference, or are referenced by, the event 'August 31, 2001'.
August 31, 2001: Head of Saudi Arabia’s Intelligence Service Is Replaced
He has also been named in a lawsuit (see August 15, 2002) by 9/11 victims’ relatives against Saudi Arabians for their support of al-Qaeda before 9/11.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /context.jsp?item=a083101turkireplaced   (1109 words)

 August 26 - 31
Preceding Butch in death were his father, August H. Schaefer, in October 1975; and his father-in-law and special friend, Nyals Sutter.
On August 16, 1947, Merton was united in marriage to Bertha Schultz in Nora Springs.
Donald was born May 31, 1934, in Steamboat Rock, Iowa, the son of Michael and Grace (Folkerts) Finger.
www.pafways.org /obituaries/mcgg/2004/aug6.htm   (7281 words)

 Krugman Truth Squad: Donald Luskin on Paul Krugman, the 2000 Presidential Election, and the Florida Recount on NRO ...
Responding to such criticisms, Krugman wrote in his August 22 column that he had not been talking about what the consortiums had found when they conducted the limited recounts requested by the Gore campaign and ordered by the Florida supreme court.
Corrections: In my column of August 22, and again in a correction appended to my column last Friday, I misstated the results of the 2000 Florida election study by a media consortium led by The Miami Herald, saying it showed Al Gore winning two out of three statewide manual recounts.
In light of this, the public editor says, rightly, that I must correct the statement in my column of August 19 that both of two media consortiums’ studies found Gore to be the winner of a full recount.
www.nationalreview.com /nrof_luskin/luskin200508310931.asp   (1723 words)

 - DAWN - Latest Stories; August 31, 2005
BAGHDAD, Aug 31 (Reuters) A U.S. soldier was killed and three wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated on their combat patrol southeast of Samarra at about 12:35 p.m., the U.S. military said in a statement.
ISLAMABAD, August 31 (PPI)Diljeet Kaur, sister of Sarabjeet Singh,the condemned Indian prisoner will be arriving in Lahore shortly from Amritsar to meet her brother in Koit Lakhpat Jail.
KARACHI, August 31: The Pakistani Rupee was traded at Rs 60.12 to the US Dollar in the open market.
www.dawn.com /2005/08/31/welcome.htm   (3046 words)

 WDNR - DNR Outdoor Report - August 31, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The bear dog training season ends Aug. 31 and bear hunting season begins on Sept. 8 with the aid of bait and other methods not utilizing dogs.
The statewide 10-week summer brood survey ended on August 21, and biologists should have an idea of game bird production when all the field observations have been summarized in a couple of weeks.
Peninsula State Park - As of August 31, all trails are open and in dry condition.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/news/or/2004/or040831.htm   (5198 words)

 The Battle of Jonesboro (Jonesborough), Georgia, August 31 - September 1, 1864
The commander of the Confederate cavalry informed Hood that a significant amount of the Union Army was within a couple of miles of the Macon and Western Railroad.
By nightfall on August 30 Confederate troops began to take positions west of Jonesboro, preparing to attack, however, a large force was delayed by advancing Union soldiers north of the city.
It would not be until 1:30 pm on the afternoon of August 31 that Hardee and Lee were in place and ready to attack.
ngeorgia.com /history/jonesboro.html   (963 words)

 The Avalon Project : The British Bluebook
Message which was communicated to H.M. Ambassador in Berlin by the State Secretary on August 31, 1939, at 9:15 p.
In a reply dated the 28th August, the German Government, in spite of being sceptical as to the desire of the Polish Government to come to an understanding, declared themselves ready in the interests of peace to accept the British mediation or suggestion.
After considering all the circumstances prevailing at the time, they considered it necessary in their note to point out that, if the danger of a catastrophe was to be avoided, then action must be taken readily and without delay.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/wwii/bluebook/blbk98.htm   (1429 words)

 August 31, 2004
Wall Street Journal, Aug. 31 -- Duke cardiologist Michael Blazing is co-lead investigator of a new study of Simvastatin, the generic name for Zocor.
Law.com, Aug. 31 -- "If a judicial ruling can be overturned by the Legislature, then the courts are rendering nothing more than advisory opinions," said Erwin Chemerinsky, a law professor at Duke University.
NBA.com, Aug. 31 -- The three newest Chicago Bulls players, including Luol Deng and Chris Duhon from Duke, were immediately dubbed "gym rats" by their head coach.
www.dukenews.duke.edu /2004/08/clips_drug_0804.html   (359 words)

 Postings from May 31 2001 - August 31, 2001
This position is for a two-year term, commencing August 2002, which may be renewed annually up to a maximum term of five years.
Interviews are conducted from August through November of the year preceding the commencement of the clerkship.
All applicants must have completed at least one (1) year of legal studies by August 1, 2001; and must have one (1) year to complete legal studies as of August 1, 2001.
www.law.cuny.edu /OurResources/careersvcs/STUD053101-083101.html   (10954 words)

 Weekly Advisory - August 31, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In a separate action, filed and simultaneously settled on August 24, 2001, the CFTC revoked Trendsystems’ registration as a CTA.
Accordingly, the complaint was dismissed and the proceeding was terminated in its entirety.
As the jurisdictional limit of a summary proceeding is only $30,000 judgment will be entered for complainant in that amount, plus prejudgment interest beginning on the date of the last trade on which commissions were assessed, as well ad the filing fee.
www.cftc.gov /opa/adv01/opawa36-01.htm   (1751 words)

 Battle Summary: Jonesborough, GA
In late August, Sherman determined that if he could cut Hood’s supply lines—the Macon and Western and the Atlanta and West Point Railroads—the Rebels would have to evacuate Atlanta.
The army began pulling out of its positions on August 25 to hit the Macon and Western Railroad between Rough and Ready and Jonesborough.
On August 31, Hardee attacked two Union corps west of Jonesborough but was easily repulsed.
www.cr.nps.gov /hps/abpp/battles/ga022.htm   (240 words)

 August 31 - BR Bullpen
Ott is the 4th major leaguer to hit three straight homers, joining Goose Goslin (August 19, 1930) Carl Reynolds (July 2, 1930), George Kelly (September 17, 1923), and Cap Anson (August 6, 1884).
He also totals 31 Ks for two consecutive games to set a new ML mark.
On August 10th and 17th, he narrowed the margin to 1 - 0 losses, to the Giants and Houston respectively.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/August_31   (4739 words)

 Sidley Austin | Client Resources | August 31, 2001 - Latin American Edition
On August 21, 2001, the SEC adopted new rules and amendments pursuant to the 1934 Act in order to implement the terms of the CFMA.
A Form F-4 was filed by Pemex Project Funding Master Trust on August 14, 2001 to register $2,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of notes being offered in exchange for notes previously sold in transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and guaranteed by Petroleos Mexicanos.
This presentation is not intended as legal advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for such advice.
www.sidley.com /news/pub.asp?PubID=142028312001   (328 words)

 :: HARPAZO's ARCHIVES ... August 1, 2002 - August 31, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The drug was just approved for use in Europe on August 26 and was approved last November for use in the USA.
August of 2000 was one tragedy after another.
Secretary of state, Colin Powell, wrote letters on August 16 to the individual EU governments asking them to ignore the EU's requests to wait to make a united stand on this issue, reports the International Herald Tribune.
www.harpazo.net /archives/2002/August2002.html   (16657 words)

 Today in History: August 31
View the film which was reconstructed from the paper print.
On August 31, 1897, Thomas Edison received a patent for the kinetoscope, the forerunner of the motion-picture film projector.
Edison and his assistant W.K.L. Dickson had begun work on the project in hopes of boosting sales of the phonograph, which Edison had invented in1877, by enlivening sound recordings with moving pictures.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/aug31.html   (528 words)

 CNNSI.com - Baseball - - Saturday August 31, 2002 07:58 AM
Ryan was leading the league with 71 extra-base hits through August 28 and was tied for third with 29 homers and 36 doubles.
It was his fourth straight loss to drop to 10-8, 3.85 ERA...OF BRIAN BARON hit three doubles (3-4) on August 21 in a 3-1 loss at Binghamton.
The Twins scored three in the sixth and one in the seventh to knot the score at 7-7.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/al/news/2002/minnesotaorgrept   (330 words)

 The Political Graveyard: August 31, 1935
Politicians who were born on August 31 (all years), or
Politicians who were married on August 31 (all years), or
Politicians who died on August 31 (all years), or
politicalgraveyard.com /chrono/1935/08-31.html   (324 words)

 CNNSI.com - Baseball - - Saturday August 31, 2002 07:57 AM
The Pelicans are the only team in the National Association that has two players with 20 saves this season...RHP KENNY NELSON won three straight starts August 10-22 (20 2/3 IP, 17 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 7 BB, 16 SO).
Nelson allowed just an unearned run and four hits over six innings in his last outing on August 27 but did not figure in the decision as Myrtle Beach picked up a 4-3 win over Wilmington in 10 innings.
He yielded one run, scattered four hits and issued one walk, striking out nine for the fifth time this season, raising his overall record to 10-8 with a 3.18 ERA in 152 2/3 innings pitched.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/nl/news/2002/atlantaorgrept   (523 words)

 AUGUST, 1903 | BaseballLibrary.com
Brooklyn P Henry Schmidt is so upset about the steal that he throws the ball out of the park, a toss that gets him tossed from the game.
The combination of his 434 innings pitched and 31 wins, with Christy Mathewson's 366 IP and 30 wins, will make them the century's most productive one-season duo.
Furious when an old fl ball is put into play when Cleveland is at bat in the last of the 11th and his objections are ignored by umpire Tommy Connolly, Blues manager Nap Lajoie hurls the ball over the grandstand, suffering the loss of the game to Detroit by forfeit.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/chronology/1903AUGUST.stm   (1814 words)

 Sunday August 31
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Saturday, August 30, 2003 Explanation of Ma >
This morning I got up early (went to bed at 11 last night, bedtime gets earlier and earlier...) and headed off in search of the Art/ Soc Building room #2203 which is where MCF (Maryland Christian Fellowship) meets.
journals.aol.com /ti2gurkat/CollegeDays/entries/2003/08/31/sunday-august-31/21   (287 words)

 Sky Sign: August 31, 2004/September 1, 2004
Horkheimer: On August 31st and September 1st planet #2 will have a super close meeting with planet #6.
A week later they were only 20 degrees apart and on August 15th, 15 degrees apart.
This forum is for the dissemination of pertinent information on an end-times biblical theme which includes many disturbing, unethical, immoral, etc. topics and should be viewed with a mature, discerning eye.
philologos.org /bpr/files/sky_signs/ss028.htm   (2267 words)

 The Avalon Project : The British Bluebook
"(1) Polish Government confirm their readiness which has previously been expressed for a direct exchange of views with the German Government on the basis proposed by British Government and communicated to me by Lord Halifax's telegram of 28th August addressed to the British Ambassador, Warsaw.
"(4) As regards the suggestions communicated to Polish Government on 28th August through the intermediary of the British Ambassador at Warsaw, an explanation of what the British Government understands by international guarantee would be required in regard to relations between Poland and the German Reich.
In default of an answer to this fundamental question the Polish Government are obliged completely to reserve their attitude towards this matter until such time as full explanations are received.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/wwii/bluebook/blbk97.htm   (255 words)

 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Book of Days | August 31 | Sea Fury UFO Australia Caligula Aidan Bishop ...
Maria Montessori, innovative Italian educator, born on August 31, 1870; The Montessori Method, Ch.
The first idea that the child must acquire, in order to be actively disciplined, is that of the difference between good and evil; and the task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.
In 651, according to the Venerable Bede (who is lavish in his praise of the episcopal rule of Aidan), a few months before Aidan died on August 31, he was asked by Utta, a priest, to bless his journey to Kent.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /book/aug31.html   (2146 words)

 NASA - Top Photo - Hurricane Frances - August 31, 2004
August 31, 2004 - (date of web publication)
NASA satellites are keeping an eye on Hurricane Frances' journey across the Atlantic Ocean.
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on board NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of Hurricane Frances August 31, 2004.
www.nasa.gov /centers/goddard/news/topstory/2004/0831frances.html   (245 words)

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