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On 18 February a " confession " was extorted from Alexei which implicated most of his friends, and he then publicly renounced the succession to the throne in favour of the baby grand-duke Peter Petrovich.
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On May 18, at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Lincoln's friends promised and manipulated and won the nomination on the third ballot, beating candidates such as William H. Seward and Salmon P. Chase.
However, the book On the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon, which has long been ascribed to Aristarchus, says that he calculated the distance to the sun to be between 18 and 20 times the distance to the Moon, whereas the true ratio is about 389. 174.
On January 18, 1999, the Falcons upset the top-seeded 15 – 1 Vikings at Minnesota in the NFC Championship Game, 30 – 27 in an epic overtime victory.
On 18 March 2012, Rowan Williams announced he would be stepping down as Archbishop of Canterbury at the end of 2012.
On March 18, 1992 the parliament passed resolution " On the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus " that bound the government " to start the formation of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus as of March 20, 1992 " and " to submit to the Supreme Soviet for approval the suggested structure of the Armed Forces, their size and order of their material and technical supplies ".
On April 18, 2011, it was reported that a military mutiny in Burkina Faso had spread to a fourth city, Kaya, after demonstrations in Po and Tenkodogo.
On August 18, 1967, Red Sox batter Tony Conigliaro was hit almost directly in the left eye by a fastball thrown by Jack Hamilton of the California Angels.
Brigitte Bardot and Sami Frey in Saint-Tropez, 1963. On 21 December 1952, aged 18, Bardot was married to director Roger Vadim.
On 18 June 1959, she married actor Jacques Charrier, by whom she had her only child, a son, Nicolas-Jacques Charrier ( born 11 January 1960 ).
On 18 November 2008 the band released The BBC Sessions, which features songs from the period of 1996 – 2001 ( including the last recordings featuring Isobel Campbell before she left the band ), along with a second disc featuring a recording of a live performance in Belfast from Christmas 2001.
On December 18, 1907, Taylor announced that the club had officially adopted red as its new team color.
On 16 August the grounded prize Heureux was set on fire and destroyed as no longer fit for service and on 18 August Guerrier and Mercure were also burnt.
*" Ship And 37 Vanish In Bermuda Triangle On Voyage To U. S .", The New York Times, October 18, 1976.
On September 18, 2012, Berkeley became what is thought to be the first city in the U. S. to officially proclaim a day recognizing bisexuals September 23, which is known as Celebrate Bisexuality Day.
* On April 18, 1996, there was a first mutiny by 200 – 300 soldiers who claimed that they had not received their wage since 1992 – 1993.
* On May 18, 1996, a second mutiny was led by 500 soldiers who refused to be disarmed and denounced the agreement reached in April.
On 18 July 2007 it was reported that Cuba will receive 100 urban buses from Belarus before years end, destined for use in Havana.
On 18 January 2007, Stoiber announced his decision to step down from the posts of Minister-President and CSU chairman by 30 September of that year.
On November 18, 2004, however, the CRTC approved an application by cable companies to offer Fox News on the digital cable tier.
On February 18, 2010, it was announced that Shapiro ( following the end of the 2010 season ) would be promoted to team President, with current President Paul Dolan becoming the new Chairman / CEO, and longtime Shapiro assistant Chris Antonetti filling the GM role.
On January 18, 2011, longtime popular former first baseman and manager Mike Hargrove was brought in as a special adviser.
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On February 17, Russell and Cook were sent to the Pena Flor community on the Vermejo to see about renting out ranches the company had purchased.
On February 27, 1860, New York party leaders invited Lincoln to give a speech at Cooper Union to a group of powerful Republicans.
On December 20, 1860, South Carolina took the lead by adopting an ordinance of secession ; by February 1, 1861, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas followed.
On February 23, 1861, he arrived in disguise in Washington, D. C., which was placed under substantial military guard.
On February 6, 1862, Union Navy gunboats quickly reduced the defenses of ill-sited Fort Henry, inflicting 21 casualties on the small remaining Confederate force.
On 22 February 1945, " speaking from London, Agatha Christie introduced the initial broadcast of the Poirot series via shortwave.
On 22 February 896, Formosus led the king into the church, anointed and crowned him, and saluted him as Augustus.
On April 22, 1971, syndicated columnist Jack Anderson reported allegations that Capp made indecent advances to four female students when he was invited to speak at the University of Alabama in February 1968.
On 9 February 2012, Steinsaltz was honored by Israeli President Shimon Peres with Israel's first President's Prize for his scholarship in Talmud.
On February 15, 1993, Clinton made his first address to the nation, announcing his plan to raise taxes to cap the budget deficit.
On February 11, 2010, he was rushed to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City after complaining of chest pains, and had two coronary stents implanted in his heart.
On February 8, 2010, Edward Sazonov, Physical Activity Innovations LLC, was awarded the title of Bluetooth Innovator of the Year for 2009.
On February 8, 2006, Borland announced the divestiture of their IDE division, including Delphi, JBuilder, and InterBase.
On 9 February 1953, Bedlington Grammar School pupil Charlton was spotted playing for East Northumberland schools by Manchester United chief scout Joe Armstrong.
On February 5, 2002, George W. Bush visited the RODS laboratory and used it as a model for a $ 300 million spending proposal to equip all 50 states with biosurveillance systems.
On 22 February 2006, the channel was named News Channel of the Year at the Royal Television Society Television Journalism Awards for the first time in its history.
On February 14, 1899 the name " Broadway " was extended to the entire Broadway / Bloomingdale / Boulevard road.