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Ammanford

29-Jun-2022 04:12:22

Ammanford is a town and community in Carmarthenshire, Wales, with a population of 5,411 at the 2011 census. It is a former coal mining town. the built-up area had a population 7,945 with the wider urban area even bigger. According to the 2001 census, 75.88% of the population were competent in the ...


Nicholle Tom

29-Jun-2022 04:12:23

Nicholle Marie Tom is an American actress. Tom is best known for her roles as Ryce Newton in Beethoven , Beethoven's 2nd , Beethoven , and as Maggie Sheffield on The Nanny . She is also known for voicing Supergirl in the DC Animated Universe. Early life. Tom was born in Hinsdale, Illinois, to ...


National Union of Mineworkers (Great Britain)

29-Jun-2022 04:12:24

The National Union of Mineworkers is a trade union for coal miners in Great Britain, formed in 1945 from the Miners' Federation of Great Britain. The NUM took part in three national miners' strikes, in 1972, 1974 and 1984–85. After the 1984–85 strike and the subsequent closure of most of Brita ...


Inverness Celtic F.C.

29-Jun-2022 04:12:24

Inverness Celtic Football Club was a Scottish football team from Inverness. They won the North Caledonian Football League in its inaugural season. The following year, in 1897–98, participated in the Highland Football League, finishing fifth out of nine teams. ...


Gale Gordon

29-Jun-2022 04:12:29

Gale Gordon was an American character actor perhaps best remembered as Lucille Ball's longtime television foil—and particularly as cantankerously combustible, tightfisted bank executive Theodore J. Mooney, on Ball's second television situation comedy, The Lucy Show . Gordon also appeared in ...


Mexico, Pennsylvania

29-Jun-2022 04:12:30

* Mexico, Juniata County, Pennsylvania * Mexico, Montour County, Pennsylvania ...


List of presidents of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

29-Jun-2022 04:12:31

The president of the General Conference is the head of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, the governing body of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The president's office is within the offices of the General Conference, located in Silver Spring, Maryland. As of June 2010, the current ...


White River State Park

29-Jun-2022 04:12:35

White River State Park covers in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, on the western edge of the downtown area at 801 West Washington Street. It is also one of seven designated cultural districts in Indianapolis. Among the attractions located in or near the park are the Indiana State Museum and I ...


Spot-billed pelican

29-Jun-2022 04:12:35

The spot-billed pelican or grey pelican , is a member of the pelican family. It breeds in southern Asia from southern Pakistan across India east to Indonesia. It is a bird of large inland and coastal waters, especially large lakes. At a distance they are difficult to differentiate from other peli ...


Thomas Marsh Forman

29-Jun-2022 04:12:36

Thomas Marsh Forman was a prominent Confederate politician. He was born in Chatham County, Georgia and served in the state senate in 1847. Forman represented the state in the Provisional Confederate Congress from August 1861 to February 1862, replacing Francis Stebbins Bartow who had been killed ...


Variable-sweep wing

29-Jun-2022 04:12:37

A variable-sweep wing , colloquially known as a " swing wing ", is an airplane wing, or set of wings, that may be swept back and then returned to its original straight position during flight. It allows the aircraft's shape to be modified in flight, and is therefore an example of a variabl ...


Guy Laliberté

29-Jun-2022 04:12:39

Guy Laliberté , is a Canadian billionaire businessman, and poker player. Along with Gilles Ste-Croix, he is the co-founder of Cirque du Soleil. In January 2018, Laliberté was ranked by Forbes as the 11th wealthiest Canadian. Following an announcement from Cirque du Soleil in April 2015 concerni ...


Bellefonte Academy

29-Jun-2022 04:12:41

Bellefonte Academy was a historic school building located at Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania. The original building was built in 1805, as a two-story, rectangular limestone building. It was enlarged between 1839 and 1845, with the addition of two bays and wings to the north and south. Afte ...


The Art of Unix Programming

29-Jun-2022 04:12:42

The Art of Unix Programming by Eric S. Raymond is a book about the history and culture of Unix programming from its earliest days in 1969 to 2003 when it was published, covering both genetic derivations such as BSD and conceptual ones such as Linux. The author utilizes a comparative approach to ex ...


Negros Island Region

29-Jun-2022 04:12:45

The Negros Island Region , also abbreviated and officially designated as NIR , was a short-lived administrative region in the Philippines which comprised the provinces of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, both of which are part of the island of Negros. A reincarnation of the earlier Republic ...


Grimbledon Down

29-Jun-2022 04:12:47

Grimbledon Down is a comic strip by British cartoonist Bill Tidy. It ran in New Scientist magazine from 26 March 1970 until 26 March 1994. Description. The strip was set in a fictitious UK government research laboratory, satirising the secret Porton Down chemical and biological warfare establis ...


Tarġa Battery

29-Jun-2022 04:12:47

Tarġa Battery is an artillery battery on the boundary between St. Paul's Bay and Mosta, Malta. It was built in 1887 by the British as part of the Victoria Lines. The battery is now in the hands of the Mosta Local Council, who intend to restore it and open it to the public. History. Tarġa Batter ...


Phonology

29-Jun-2022 04:12:48

Phonology is a branch of linguistics which studies how languages group sounds together. It is primarily concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in spoken languages and signs in sign languages. At one time it only related to the study of the systems of phonemes in spoken languages. Now ...


Mordialloc, Victoria

29-Jun-2022 04:12:50

Mordialloc is a beachside suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Kingston. At the, Mordialloc had a population of 8,166. History. The name is derived from the term moordy yallock which origina ...


Dura-Europos synagogue

29-Jun-2022 04:12:51

The Dura-Europos synagogue was an ancient synagogue uncovered at Dura-Europos, Syria, in 1932. The last phase of construction was dated by an Aramaic inscription to 244 CE, making it one of the oldest synagogues in the world. It was unique among the many ancient synagogues that have emerged from a ...


Aetolus of Aetolia

29-Jun-2022 04:12:52

Aetolus was, in Greek mythology, a son of Endymion, great-great-grandson of Deucalion, and a Naiad nymph, or Iphianassa. Family. According to Pausanias, Aetolus' mother was called Asterodia, Chromia, or Hyperippe. He was married to Pronoe, by whom he had two sons, Pleuron and Calydon. His brother ...


George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

29-Jun-2022 04:12:54

George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen , , styled Lord Haddo from 1791 to 1801, was a British statesman, diplomat and Scottish landowner, successively a Tory, Conservative and Peelite politician and specialist in foreign affairs. He served as Prime Minister from 1852 until 1855 in a coaliti ...


William Shepherd

29-Jun-2022 04:12:56

William McMichael "Bill" Shepherd is an American former Navy SEAL, aerospace, ocean, and mechanical engineer, and NASA astronaut who served as Commander of Expedition 1, the first crew on the International Space Station. He is also a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. E ...


Jean Blanchet (Quebec politician)

29-Jun-2022 04:12:57

Hon. Jean Gervais Protais Blanchet was the second eldest of eleven children of Cyprien Blanchet, notary public of St. Francois, Beauce and his wife, Marie Gosselin. He was a descendant of one of Quebec’s oldest families which had settled in Quebec in 1667. Born in St. Gervais, he was educated at ...


Howard Pawley

29-Jun-2022 04:12:58

Howard Russell Pawley was a Canadian politician and professor who was the 18th Premier of Manitoba from 1981 to 1988. Early life. The son of Methodist parents, Pawley was born in Brampton, Ontario, moved to Winnipeg at the age of 17 and was educated at Manitoba Teachers College, United College an ...