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* February 24-The three British trainload freight companies, Load-Haul, Mainline Freight and Trans-Rail, are acquired together by North & South Railways Ltd, an affiliate of Wisconsin Central Ltd, as part of the privatisation of British Rail.
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* February 24-The Lake of the Woods Treaty works out joint Canadian-American control of the Lake of the Woods.
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These three installment dates would be: October 26, January 26, and April 25 ( Providence ) and November 15, February 16 and May 15 ( Cranston ).
Albert Sidney Johnston ( February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862 ) served as a general in three different armies: the Texas Army, the United States Army, and the Confederate States Army.
According to research commissioned by the Yerevan office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( OSCE ), at least one in three working-age Armenians was unemployed as of February 2005 despite several consecutive years of double-digit economic growth.
Jackson's father died in an accident in February 1767, at the age of 29, three weeks before his son Andrew was born in the Waxhaws area.
George Herman Ruth, Jr. ( February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948 ), best known as " Babe " Ruth and nicknamed " the Bambino " and " the Sultan of Swat ", was an American baseball player who spent 22 seasons in Major League Baseball ( MLB ) playing for three teams ( 1914 – 1935 ).
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher founded on February 8, 1991 under the name Silicon & Synapse by three graduates of UCLA ,< ref name =" UCLAHonorDinner2006_11_06 ">
On the night of 29 February and the early morning of 1 March three Italian brigades advanced separately towards Adwa over narrow mountain tracks, while a fourth remained camped.
In February 2011 during one of three town-hall meetings on the ROTC ban, former Army staff sergeant Anthony Maschek, a purple heart recipient for injuries sustained during his service in Iraq, was booed and hissed at by some students during his speech promoting the idea of allowing the ROTC on campus.
In February 2010, up to three coyotes were spotted on the Columbia University campus, and another coyote sighting occurred in Central Park.
Compaq was founded in February 1982 by Rod Canion, Jim Harris and Bill Murto, three senior managers from semiconductor manufacturer Texas Instruments.
The constitution, adopted by referendum in 2005, and promulgated by President Joseph Kabila in February 2006, establishes a decentralized semi-presidential republic, with a separation of powers between the three branches of government-executive, legislative and judiciary, and a distribution of prerogatives between the central government and the provinces.
The issue sold out in three weeks, but as of February 17, 2009 the DVD was made available for members of the Disney movie club for $ 29. 95.
The record shot to number three on the charts, followed closely, in February 1971, by her first number-one single, " Joshua.
The Paquisha War was a brief military clash that took place between January and February 1981 between Ecuador and Peru over the control of three watchposts.
New Zealand's Foreign Minister Winston Peters ( who replaced Goff in late 2005 ) flew into Fiji on 8 February 2006 for three days of talks with Fijian government officials.
The 7-inch featured " One February Friday ", an interview between Morley and the group's three musicians (" The Lads "), Mark O ' Toole, Brian Nash and Peter Gill, over an otherwise untitled instrumental track.
In February 2007, a very large, deep circular hole with vertical walls opened in a poor neighborhood in northeast Guatemala city, killing three people.
The military was used three times in 2006-2007 to suppress popular protest: in June 2006, resulting in 16 deaths, on 22 January 2007, when it fired on protesters at the 9 November Bridge in Conakry, killing over 100, and on 9 February 2007, when it killed several more protesters.
Lineker scored three hat-tricks for Everton ; at home to Birmingham City in a 4 – 1 league win on 31 August 1985, at home to Manchester City in a 4 – 0 home win on 11 February 1986, and then in the penultimate league game of the season on 3 May 1986, when they kept their title hopes alive with a 6 – 1 home win over Southampton.
He married Carol Gimbel ( of the New York department store family ) on February 18, 1946, three days after signing a $ 60, 000 ($ today ) contract with the Tigers.
To bring the calendar into alignment with the seasons, he decreed that three extra months be inserted into 46 BC ( the ordinary intercalary month at the end of February, and two extra months after November ).
Severn nursed Keats until his death on 23 February 1821, three months after they had arrived in Rome.
Warner issued three singles under the name " Jan and Dean ", but a 1968 Berry-produced album for Warner Bros., the psychedelic Carnival of Sound, remained unreleased until February 2010, when Rhino Records ' " Handmade " label put out CD and vinyl compilations of all tracks recorded for Carnival, along with various outtakes and remixes from the project.
The Chairman Dances ( Foxtrot for Orchestra ) ( 1985 ): This is a by-product of Nixon in China, set in the three days of President Nixon's visit to Beijing in February 1972.
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Shortly after establishing the settlement at Port Jackson, on 15 February 1788, Phillip sent Lieutenant Philip Gidley King with 8 free men and a number of convicts to establish the second British colony in the Pacific at Norfolk Island.
In February 1705, Queen Anne, who had made Marlborough a Duke in 1702, granted him the Park of Woodstock and promised a sum of £ 240, 000 to build a suitable house as a gift from a grateful crown in recognition of his victory – a victory which British historian Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy considered one of the pivotal battles in history, writing – " Had it not been for Blenheim, all Europe might at this day suffer under the effect of French conquests resembling those of Alexander in extent and those of the Romans in durability.
In February 2012 an MI5 file on Chaplin was opened to the public which revealed that the FBI had contacted the British secret service to provide them with information which would enable them to ban Chaplin from the US.
Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest ( born February 5, 1948 ), better known as Christopher Guest, is a British and American screenwriter, composer, musician, director, actor, and comedian.
Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, Kt FRS ( 14 November 1797 – 22 February 1875 ) was a British lawyer and the foremost geologist of his day.
In February 1943, his authority was extended as commander of AFHQ across the Mediterranean basin to include the British 8th Army, commanded by General Bernard Law Montgomery.
On February 21, 2008, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband admitted that two US extraordinary rendition flights refuelled on Diego Garcia in 2002.
Edward Palmer Thompson ( 3 February 1924 – 28 August 1993 ) was a British historian, writer, socialist and peace campaigner.
On 8 February 1813 the British ship Isabella, a ship of 193 tons and a crew of fourteen, was wrecked off the coast of Eagle Island ( now known as Speedwell Island ).
Executive authority on the Falkland Islands is vested in Queen Elizabeth II, who has been the head of state since her accession to the British throne on 6 February 1952.
They made the first British film Incident at Clovelly Cottage in February 1895, shortly before falling out over the camera's patent.
It was not until February 1973 that The New York Times first used the term, describing how the " moods and tensions " in the British private-eye parody Pulp ( 1972 film ) | Pulp came " out of the collective depths of the film noir ".
According to the Julian calendar and Annunciation Style of enumerating years, then in use in the British Empire, Washington was born on February 11, 1731 ; when the Gregorian calendar was implemented in the British Empire in 1752, in accordance with the provisions of the Calendar ( New Style ) Act 1750, his birth date became February 22, 1732.
George Frideric Handel ( German: Georg Friedrich Händel ; ) ( 23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759 ) was a German-born British Baroque composer, famous for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos.
Captain Arthur Phillip assumed office as Governor of New South Wales on 7 February 1788, when the Colony of New South Wales, the first British settlement in Australia, was formally founded.
He was one of the British representatives at the Congress of Châtillon in February 1814, and at the negotiations which led to the Treaty of Paris in May of that year.
The British, on the other hand, decided on 7 February 1948, to support the annexation of the Arab part of Palestine by Transjordan.
Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare GCB, PC, FRS ( 16 April 1815 – 25 February 1895 ) was a British Liberal Party politician, who served in government most notably as Home Secretary ( 1868 – 1873 ) and as Lord President of the Council.