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In February 1947, the British announced that they would end the mandate and withdraw from Palestine and they asked the arbitration of the United Nations.
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February and 1947
The strongest recorded earthquakes in the region occurred on 5 April 1959, with its epicentre at Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye and a recorded intensity of 6. 5 at Barcelonnette, and on 17 February 1947, with its epicentre at Prazzo over the Italian border.
The first to be born was the radical Chadian Progressive Party ( PPT ) in February 1947, initially headed by Panamanian born Gabriel Lisette, but from 1959 headed by François Tombalbaye.
* Spouses: Ruth Doreen Crick, née Dodd ( b. 1913, m. 18 February 1940 – 8 May 1947 ), now Mrs. James Stewart Potter ; Odile Crick, née Speed ( b. 11 August 1920, m. 14 August 1949 – 28 July 2004, d. 5 July 2007 )
John Coolidge Adams ( born February 15, 1947 ) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer with strong roots in minimalism.
In February 1947, Philby was appointed head of British intelligence for Turkey, and posted to Istanbul with his second wife, Aileen, and their family.
Legislation was passed that enshrined the right to organize, and membership rapidly rose to 5 million by February, 1947.
Initially Britain had supported the anti-communist factions in those countries, but due to its dire economic condition it decided to pull out and in February 1947 requested the U. S. to continue its efforts.
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He published four influential short stories for The Saturday Evening Post magazine, leading off, in February 1947, with " The Green Hills of Earth ".
On 20 February 2006, Irving was found guilty, and sentenced to three years imprisonment for Holocaust denial, under Austria's 1947 law banning Nazi revivalism and criminalising the " public denial, belittling or justification of National Socialist crimes ".
On February 24, 1886, at the age of thirty-nine, Edison married the 20-year-old Mina Miller ( 1866 – 1947 ) in Akron, Ohio.
* Yorktown-class aircraft carrier ( 12 May 1938 – 17 February 1947 ), the seventh ship to bear this name, served with unparalleled distinction in World War II, becoming the most-decorated vessel in the history of the U. S. Navy.
* In Europe, the winters of early 1947, February 1956, 1962 – 1963, 1981 – 1982 and 2009 – 2010 were abnormally cold.
January and February 1947 are remembered for the worst snowfalls in the UK in the 20th century, with extensive disruption of travel .< ref >
February and British
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.