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In early December 1891, Canadian American Dr. James Naismith, a physical education professor and instructor at the International Young Men's Christian Association Training School ( YMCA ) ( today, Springfield College ) in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA ), was trying to keep his gym class active on a rainy day.
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early and December
As it began raining at around eight o'clock on December 26th, I retired into my tent early, somewhat tired and discouraged, my body reacting sluggishly because of the continued exposure.
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 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.
The Missileer project was cancelled in December 1960, but in the early 1960s Navy made the next interceptor attempt with the F-111B, and they needed a new missile design.
The recent winter of 2009 / 2010 was an exception as there was a permanent snow cover from late December till early March.
It is not uncommon for long queues to form early in the morning of 26 December, hours before the opening of shops holding the big sales, especially at big-box consumer electronics retailers.
Prior to 31 December 2010, deposits with building societies of up to £ 50, 000 per individual, per institution, were normally protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme ( FSCS ), but Nationwide and Yorkshire Building Societies negotiated a temporary change to the terms of the FSCS to protect members of the societies they acquired in late 2008 / early 2009.
Chaplin died in his sleep from the complications of a stroke in the early morning of 25 December 1977 at his home in Switzerland.
However, when the Island re-opened in early December to tourists the cruise ships once more started to pour in, all intrigued to see the damage.
It celebrates the illumination of the medium-sized trees lining College Walk in front of Kent and Hamilton Halls on the east end and Dodge and Journalism Halls on the west, just before finals week in early December.
In the early morning of December 10, 1949, Communist troops laid siege to Chengdu, the last KMT controlled city in mainland China, where Chiang Kai-shek and his son Chiang Ching-kuo directed the defense at the Chengdu Central Military Academy.
With the help of five Central American Presidents, including Ortega, it was agreed that a voluntary demobilization of the contras should start in early December 1989, in order to facilitate free and fair elections in Nicaragua in February 1990 ( even though the Reagan administration had pushed for a delay of contra disbandment ).
The Germans launched a surprise counter offensive in the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944 which was turned back in early 1945 by the Allies after Eisenhower repositioned his armies and improved weather allowed the Air Force to engage.
Another popular early project was Jonathon Fowler's JFDuke3D, which in December 2003 received backing from the original author of Build, programmer Ken Silverman.
Edvard Munch (; 12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944 ) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century.
The title was briefly revived from 12 December 1915 to 22 March 1916 by President Yuan Shikai and again in early July 1917 when General Zhang Xun attempted to restore last Qing emperor Puyi to the throne.
It had a " golden age " in the United Kingdom in the early 1920s when crowds reached 50, 000 at some matches ; this was stopped on 5 December 1921 when England's Football Association voted to ban the game from grounds used by its member clubs.
On the average, winter lasts from early December to mid March in the archipelago and the southwestern coast and from early October to early May in Lapland.
In the early hours of 23 December 2008, Aboubacar Somparé, the President of the National Assembly, announced on television that Conté had died at 6: 45pm local time on 22 December " after a long illness ", without specifying the cause of death.
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Although founded as a preparatory and vocational school by Amos G. Throop in 1891, the college attracted influential scientists such as George Ellery Hale, Arthur Amos Noyes, and Robert Andrews Millikan in the early 20th century.
Originally dealing in whale oil which was widely used for illumination, Charles Pratt ( 1830 – 1891 ) of Massachusetts was an early pioneer of the natural oil industry in the United States.
Other contributions include his early work on the economic history of Roman agrarian society ( 1891 ) and on the labour relations in Eastern Germany ( 1892 ), his analysis of the history of commercial partnerships in the Middle Ages ( 1889 ), his critique of Marxism, the discussion of the roles of idealism and materialism in the history of capitalism in his Economy and Society ( 1922 ) and his General Economic History ( 1923 ), a notable example of the kind of empirical work associated with the German Historical School.
In the early 20th century, people like Ordway Tead ( 1891 – 1973 ), Walter Scott and J. Mooney applied the principles of psychology to management, while other writers, such as Elton Mayo ( 1880 – 1949 ), Mary Parker Follett ( 1868 – 1933 ), Chester Barnard ( 1886 – 1961 ), Max Weber ( 1864 – 1920 ), Rensis Likert ( 1903 – 1981 ), and Chris Argyris ( 1923-) approached the phenomenon of management from a sociological perspective.
* Wolfgang Martini ( 1891 – 1963 ), German Air Force Officer largely responsible for promoting early radar development
Color photography is almost as old as black-and-white, with early experiments dating to John Herschel's experiments with Anthotype from 1842, and Lippmann plate from 1891.
In another early use of the torpedo, Chilean frigate Blanco Encalada was sunk on April 23, 1891 by a torpedo from the gunboat Almirante Lynch, during the Chilean Civil War.
Injury problems, particularly a bad knee, took their toll in the early 1890s and Grace had his worst season in 1891 when he scored no centuries and could only average 19. 76.
Despite being personally opposed to early marriage, Tilak opposed the 1891 Age of Consent bill, seeing it as interference with Hinduism and a dangerous precedent.
An early use of the term " supermodel " appeared in 1891 in an interview with artist Henry Stacy Marks for The Strand Magazine, in which Marks told journalist Harry How, " A good many models are addicted to drink, and, after sitting a while, will suddenly go to sleep.
From its beginning, Jesup has been a railway town and as early as 1891, the town ’ s population was essentially connected to the railroads in some way.
Harry Koch, grandfather of oil magnates, philanthropists and conservative political activists Charles Koch and David Koch, was an early settler in Quanah, arriving in 1891, and founder of the Quanah Tribune-Chief, which he ran until his death in 1942.
Although there were settlers in the area as early as 1877, it was not until 1891 that the community of Clear Lake began to grow.
In 1891, the Great Northern Railway came through and early settlers and investors grew hopeful that Edmonds would prosper.
Robert Corbett, a logging and lumbering entrepreneur, held the dominant influence on city in its early years, first renamed as " Corbett ", then to " Warner " in 1891, and then to the present name on July 1, 1900, after the bride of Charles R. Smith, head of the Menasha Wooden Ware Co.
Edmund Barton was an early supporter of federation, which became a serious political agenda after Henry Parkes ' Tenterfield Oration, and was a delegate to the March 1891 National Australasian Convention.
Airmen like Otto Lilienthal, who introduced cambered airfoils in 1891, used gliders to analyze aerodynamic forces. The Wright brothers were interested in Lilianthal's work and read several of his publications. They also found inspiration in Octave Chanute, an airman and the author of Progress in Flying Machines ( 1894 ). It was the preliminary work of Cayley, Lilienthal, Chanute, and other early aerospace engineers that brought about the first powered sustained flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903, by the Wright brothers.
Starting early in January, 1891, Carrie Chapman Catt visited Stone repeatedly at Pope's Hill, for the purpose of learning from Stone about the ways of political organizing.
The School of Engineering was officially founded in 1891, although engineering degrees were awarded as early as 1873.
The marriage floundered in the early 1890s during the period that the Knights of the Wise Men folded after suffering financially from the payment of many death benefits after a smallpox epidemic in 1891, and the treasurer soon after apparently disappearing with the remaining funds.
Tiberius-This figure was Tiberius as early as 1891 by Milani, an identification that was rarely questioned until the 1940s.