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In December 1939 he was commissioned by Chatto & Windus to illustrate a children's book, Ride a Cock Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes, published for the Christmas market in 1940.
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Franz Schmidt ( 22 December 187411 February 1939 ) was an Austrian composer, cellist and pianist of Hungarian descent and origin.
In October 1939 he became Minister in charge of Scientific and Industrial Research, and during November – December 1939 he was Acting Minister for Air and Civil Aviation.
Helene Kröller-Müller, ( February 11, 1869 – December 14, 1939 ) was one of the first European women to put together a major art collection.
In July 1939, Ribbentrop's claims about Bonnet's alleged statement of December 1938 were to lead to a lengthy war of words via a series of letters to the French newspapers between Bonnet and Ribbentrop over just what precisely Bonnet had said to Ribbentrop.
The Soviet Union became a member on 18 September 1934, and was expelled on 14 December 1939 for aggression against Finland.
The final significant act of the League was to expel the Soviet Union in December 1939 after it invaded Finland.
As the situation in Europe escalated into war, the Assembly transferred enough power to the Secretary General on 30 September 1938 and 14 December 1939 to allow the League to continue to exist legally and carry on reduced operations.
In the census of December 1939, the total population of the South Pacific Mandate was 129, 104, of which 77, 257 were Japanese ( including ethnic Taiwanese and Koreans ).
In December 1939, the German Army issued its own study paper ( designated Nordwest ) and solicited opinions and input from both the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe ( German Air Force ).
He made many diplomatic visits throughout Europe and the Americas, including an extensive visit to the United States in 1936 where he met Franklin D. Roosevelt, who appointed a personal envoy – who did not require Senate confirmation – to the Holy See in December 1939, re-establishing a diplomatic tradition that had been broken since 1870 when the pope lost temporal power.
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On 29 November 1939 he sent out a cable regarding the " Evacuation of New Eastern Provinces ", describing details of the deportation of people by railway to concentration camps, and giving guidance surrounding the December 1939 census, which would be the basis on which those deportations were performed.
Turkey's most severe earthquake in the twentieth century occurred in Erzincan on the night of December 28 – 29, 1939 ; it devastated most of the city and caused an estimated 160, 000 deaths.
Yet Adorno ’ s work continued with studies of Beethoven and Richard Wagner ( published in 1939 as " Fragments on Wagner "), drafts of which he read to Benjamin during their final meeting, in December on the Italian Riviera.
Food prices were stabilised in December 1939, initially as temporary measure, but made permanent in August 1940, while both milk and meals were provided at subsidised prices, or free in those cases of real need.
On December 13, 1939 the Battle of the River Plate took place off the coast of Uruguay between British forces and the German " pocket battleship " Admiral Graf Spee.
In December 1939, the New York Times wrote, " Miss Leigh's Scarlett has vindicated the absurd talent quest that indirectly turned her up.
He was instrumental in obtaining the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Agreement, which was signed in Ottawa in December, 1939, binding Canada, Britain, New Zealand, and Australia to a program that eventually trained half the airmen from those four nations in the Second World War.
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As summer cooled into fall and winter, even so the relationship between the two men continued to grow colder by the day, and by December of 1834 it was icy.
In late December, the American army moved from Whitemarsh to Valley Forge, and although the distance was only 13 miles, the journey took more than a week because of the bad weather, the barefooted and almost naked men.
The queen agreed on December 17, a warrant was signed on January 27, and the Exchequer paid Quiney his expenses on February 27, 1598/9.
In December I wrote her with authority that we would meet on the steps of the Hotel Astor, a rendezvous spot that I had learned was the most sophisticated.
The promotion of Robert E. Swift to the position of Assistant Manager of the Interference Control Field Service Department was announced early in December by Frederick S. Scarborough, Manager of Interference Control Field Service.
She was then trained on the trot until December 29, hitched to a breaking cart once around the half-mile track and hoppled again.
Starting in great force late in December, from a line stretching from East Prussia to Budapest, the Red armies had swept two hundred miles across Poland to the Oder, thirty miles from Berlin, and the Upper Danube region was being rapidly overrun, while the Western Allies had not yet occupied all of the left bank of the Rhine.
She was the John Harvey, one of those Atlantic sea-horses that had sailed to Bari to bring beans, bombs, and bullets to the U.S. Fifteenth Air Force, to Field Marshal Montgomery's Eighth Army then racing up the calf of the boot of Italy in that early December of 1943.
On December 9, 1862, Sergeant Edwin H. Fay, an unusual Louisianan who held A.B. and M.A. degrees from Harvard University and who before the war was headmaster of a private school for boys in Louisiana, wrote his wife: `` I saw Pemberton and he is the most insignificant puke I ever saw.
The verdict brought vindication to the dead woman's stepson, Vincent Hengesbach, 54, who was tried for the same crime in December, 1958, and released when the jury failed to reach a verdict.
The 187-mile Illinois State Toll Highway, for example, was not opened over its entire length until December, 1958.
Of course, the crowning event that has dramatically upset the traditional pattern of English religious history was the friendly visit paid by Dr. Fisher, then Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, to the Vatican last December.
Burnside, against the advice of the president, prematurely launched an offensive across the Rappahannock River and was stunningly defeated by Lee at Fredericksburg in December.
By December 1863 a proposed constitutional amendment that would outlaw slavery absolutely was brought to Congress for passage.
Allan Dwan ( April 3, 1885 – December 28, 1981 ) was a pioneering Canadian-born American motion picture director, producer and screenwriter.
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The largest structure ever made from adobe ( bricks ) was the Bam Citadel, which suffered serious damage ( up to 80 %) by an earthquake on December 26, 2003.