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On 8 August the fleet's boats stormed Aboukir Island, which surrendered without a fight.
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Chapter 8, is entitled `` On Magnetism '' and in it are included such remarks as, `` One has always been tempted to compare the magnetic forces with the electrical forces.
On 8 November 1576, midwife Bessie Dunlop, resident in Dalry, Scotland, was accused of sorcery and witchcraft.
On 8 November 1273, Andronikos II married Anne of Hungary ( 1260 – 1281 ), daughter of the king Stephen V of Hungary.
On 8 November 1273 Andronikos II married as his first wife Anna of Hungary, daughter of Stephen V of Hungary and Elizabeth the Cuman, with whom he had two sons:
On Monday, 8 May 1972, ground service equipment being used to empty the residual toxic reaction control system fuel in the command module tanks exploded in a Naval Air Station hangar.
On November 8, they won 41 – 10 over the New England Patriots, ending a streak of 22 losses at cold-weather sites.
On May 8, after going 12 – 17 in 29 games, the Diamondbacks released manager Bob Melvin and hired A. J. Hinch.
On April 8, 1995, a staged concert was held at Carnegie Hall in New York City as a benefit for the Gay Men's Health Crisis.
On 8 March 1873, at the urging of his father, the twenty-eight-year-old ` Abdu ’ l-Bahá married Fátimih Nahrí of Isfahán ( 1847 – 1938 ) a twenty-five-year-old noblewoman.
On November 8, 2011, voters in more than 100 Georgia cities and counties voted on a bill which would allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.
On November 8, 2005, MTV and Paramount Home Entertainment released a three-disc DVD compilation titled Beavis and Butt-head: The Mike Judge Collection, Volume 1.
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 8 August 1356, the eldest son of King Edward III of England, crowned as the Prince of Wales but now known as Edward, the Black Prince, began a great chevauchée, conducting many scorched earth raids northwards from the English base in Aquitaine, in an effort to bolster his troops in central France, as well as to raid and ravage the countryside.
On January 8, 1982, just before the case was to be heard by the U. S. Supreme Court, President Ronald Reagan authorized his Treasury and Justice Departments to ask that the BJU case be dropped and that the previous court decisions be vacated.
On 8 October 1908, just two days after Austria annexed Bosnia and Herzegovina, many men, some of them ranking Serbian ministers, officials and generals, held a meeting at City Hall in Belgrade.
On 8 November 1986 the Blue Angels completed their 40th anniversary year during ceremonies unveiling their present aircraft, the McDonnell Douglas F / A-18 Hornet, the first multi-role fighter / attack aircraft.
On 8 July 1971 two rioters, Seamus Cusack and Desmond Beattie, were shot dead in the Bogside by soldiers in disputed circumstances.
On 8 May 2005, Bozizé gained yet a further victory when his coalition, Convergence Kwa Na Kwa, won 42 parliamentary seats in the legislative run-off vote.
Thirty years later, on March 6, 2009, Philips received an IEEE Milestone award with the following citation: " On 8 March 1979, N. V. Philips ' Gloeilampenfabrieken demonstrated for the international press a Compact Disc Audio Player.
On 8 November 2008, at the AOPA Expo, CEO Jack Pelton indicated that Cessna sales of aircraft to individual buyers had fallen but piston and turboprop sales to business had not.
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On August 3, two massive headlands reared out of the mists -- great gateways never before, so far as Hudson knew, seen by Europeans.
On August 16, 1837, Lincoln wrote Mary a letter suggesting he would not blame her if she ended the relationship.
On August 6, 1861, Lincoln signed the Confiscation Act that authorized judiciary proceedings to confiscate and free slaves who were used to support the Confederate war effort.
On August 12, 2011, a plaque was unveiled on the Wolff building at Third Ave and La Mesa Bl commemorating Dwan and the Flying A Studios origins in La Mesa, California.
On publication of the latter, Poirot was the only fictional character to be given an obituary in the New York Times ; 6 August 1975 " Hercule Poirot is Dead ; Famed Belgian Detective ".
On 31 August, in the great Charles Alcock-edited magazine Cricket: A Weekly Record of The Game, there appeared a mock obituary:
* On the second Saturday in August, people can wander through the Night Market in the balmy Summer evening.
On 11 August 2009, a magnitude 7 earthquake struck near the Andaman Islands, causing a tsunami warning to go into effect.
On 20 August 1233, Andrew had a meeting with the legate of Pope Gregory IX in the woods of Bereg, and they made an agreement which ensured the privileges of the clergy.
On 19 August 1978 — the anniversary of the US backed pro-Shah coup d ' état which overthrew the nationalists and popular Iranian prime minister, Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh — the Cinema Rex, a movie theatre in Abadan, Iran, was set ablaze by four Islamic Revolution sympathizers in an attempt to help the cause of Iran's Islamic Revolution.
On 3 September 1928, Fleming returned to his laboratory having spent August on holiday with his family.
On August 21, 2009 it was announced that the institution had changed its name to Crandall University in honour of Rev.
On her return to Haworth, she met William Weightman ( 1814 – 1842 ), her father's new curate, who started work in the parish in August 1839.
On August 30, 2011, Sports Illustrated senior writer Peter King, who correctly predicted the 2011 Super Bowl, made his predictions for the 2011 season and picked the Falcons to defeat the San Diego Chargers in the 2012 Super Bowl.
On August 5, 2008 Dan Haren signed a four-year, $ 44. 75 million deal with the Diamondbacks worth a guaranteed $ 41. 25 million through 2012 and including a $ 15. 5 million club option for 2013 with a $ 3. 5 million buyout.
On August 11, 2008, Dallas Buck, RHP Micah Owings, and C Wilkin Castillo were traded to the Reds ( in last place in the NL Central at the time ) in exchange for OF Adam Dunn.
On August 31, the Diamondbacks acquired former World Series MVP David Eckstein to fill the hole at second base which was opened after Orlando Hudson was placed on the disabled list.
On 17 August 2008 club chairman and owner Franco Sensi died after a long illness ; his place at the chairmanship of the club was successively taken by his daughter Rosella.
On August 19, 1727, Bradley then embarked upon a further series of observations using a telescope of his own erected at the Rectory, Wanstead.
On 3 August 2007, Mexican archaeologists announced discovery of what is believed to be the tomb of Ahuizotl beneath a sculpture of Tlaltecuhtli near the Zócalo in Mexico City.
On August 20, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt established the Alexander Archipelago Forest Reserve, which formed the heart of the Tongass National Forest that covers most of the region.
On August 28, Nami and Ahmed al-Haznawi reportedly bothered a Delray Beach resident, Maria Siscar Simpson, to let them through her apartment to retrieve a towel that had fallen off their balcony onto hers.