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On December 9, 2008, Atari announced that it had acquired Cryptic Studios, an MMORPG developer.
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On and December
On December 21, the day that the Irish House of Commons petitioned for removal of Sir Constantine Phipps, their Tory Lord Chancellor, Molesworth reportedly made this remark on the defense of Phipps by Convocation: `` They that have turned the world upside down, are come hither also ''.
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.
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 the December 13, 2010 episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen reads a passage of A Modest Proposal in support of Ted Turner's suggestions on reducing overpopulation by having poor people sell ( to rich people ) their right to bear a single child per family.
On the Arctic Circle those events occur, in principle, exactly once per year, at the June and December solstices, respectively.
On 31 December 1809, a decree of King Maximilian of Bavaria granted the city a new coat of arms, as a recognition of their ( mainly humanitarian and logistic ) services in the Battle of Abensberg the same year.
* On Saint Nicholas Day ( 6 December ), the Niklasmarkt ( Nicholas Market ) commemorates the Niklasspende, a medieval foundation for the poor.
On December 1, 2008, the Curb Exchange building at 86 Trinity Place was closed, and the Amex Equities trading floor was moved to the NYSE Trading floor at 11 Wall Street.
On December 30, 1943, during the Japanese occupation, Subhas Chandra Bose, who was controversially allied with the Japanese, first raised the flag of Indian independence.
On 26 December 2004, the coast of the Andaman Islands was devastated by a high tsunami following the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.
On 11 December 1885, after a speech by Lord Aberdeen, Lady Aberdeen unveiled a bronze statue and plaque of Alexander Selkirk outside a house on the site of Selkirk's original home on the Main Street of Lower Largo, Fife, Scotland.
On opening night ( 10 December 1896 ), with traditionalists and the avant-garde in the audience, King Ubu ( played by Firmin Gémier ) stepped forward and intoned the opening word, " Merdre!
On 23 December 1915, Fleming married a trained nurse, Sarah Marion McElroy of Killala, County Mayo, Ireland.
On December 6, 2001, Arthur M. Blank, the co-founder and retired co-chairman of Atlanta-based Home Depot, reached a preliminary agreement with the Falcons ’ Taylor Smith to purchase the team.
On December 10, 2007, Vick received a 23-month prison sentence and was officially cut from the Atlanta roster.
On December 11, 13 games into his first NFL season as head coach, Bobby Petrino resigned without notice to coach at the University of Arkansas, leaving the beleaguered players only a note in the locker room.
On December 21, 2008, Atlanta beat the Minnesota Vikings 24 – 17 to clinch a wild card spot, earning a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
On December 3, 2007 the Diamondbacks traded Carlos Quentin, who had failed to perform to expectation, to the Chicago White Sox for first base prospect Chris Carter.
On December 14, in a blockbuster trade, the Diamondbacks acquired starting RHP Dan Haren from the Oakland Athletics for six players: LHP Brett Anderson, LHP Dana Eveland and LHP Greg Smith ; the above-mentioned just-acquired infielder Chris Carter ; and outfielders Aaron Cunningham and Carlos Gonzalez.
On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
On 5 December 2009 AZ announced that Koeman no longer was in charge of AZ, after losing 7 of the first 16 games in the Dutch competition.
On and 9
On July 9, 2011, Agassi was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Newport, Rhode Island.
* Ammonius: On Aristotle's On Interpretation 9, with Boethius: On Aristotle's On Interpretation 9, translated by D. Blank ( Ammonius ) and N. Kretzmann ( Boethius ).
On 9 / 11, the sucicide hijackers did not make any attempt to contact ground control to inform anyone about their hijackings, nor engage in any dialogue or negotiations at all.
On November 9, 2008, a radio adaptation of the novel was broadcast on BBC Radio 3, starring Robert Lonsdale as Paul Bäumer and Shannon Graney as Katczinsky.
On July 12, 2010, Aon announced that it has agreed to buy Lincolnshire, Illinois, based Hewitt Associates for $ 4. 9 billion in cash and stock.
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 9 August 48 BC at Pharsalus in central Greece, Gaius Julius Caesar and his allies formed up opposite the army of the republic under the command of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (" Pompey the Great ").
On July 9, 2008, Rick Dyer and Matthew Whitton posted a video to YouTube claiming that they had discovered the body of a dead Sasquatch in a forest in northern Georgia.
On August 9, 1973, in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Berenson married her Remember My Name costar Anthony Perkins.
On and 2008
On September 11, 2008, a United States Air Force C-17 Globemaster III successfully completed the first landing in Antarctica using night-vision goggles at Pegasus Field.
On September 25, 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 ( ADAAA ).
On January 17, 2008, NYSE Euronext announced it would acquire the AMEX for $ 260 million in stock ; on October 1, 2008, NYSE Euronext completed the acquisition.
On June 6, 2008, a bi-partisan, non-binding resolution was approved by the Japanese Diet calling upon the government to recognize the Ainu people as indigenous to Japan, and urging an end to discrimination against the group.
On January 13, 2008, the Falcons named former Patriots director of college football scouting Thomas Dimitroff General Manager.
On April 26, Matt Ryan ( quarterback from Boston College ) was drafted third overall in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Falcons.
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 14 April 2008, in a UK Channel 4 documentary, Tudor Parfitt, taking a literalist approach to the Biblical story, described his research into this claim.
On October 11, 2008, Infogrames completed its acquisition of Atari Inc., making it a wholly owned subsidiary.
On 4 January 2008, Dr. Gail Dinter-Gottlieb decided to step down as President and Vice Chancellor of the University before her term expired.
On 26 September 2008, the university announced its intention to return swimming to a varsity status in September 2009.
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 4 March 2008, in announcing a partnership with Magna Steyr to outsource manufacture of over 2, 000 cars annually at Graz, Austria, the company stated " The continuing growth and success of the company is based upon Gaydon as the focal point and heart of the business, with the design and engineering of all Aston Martin products continuing to be carried out there.
On January 11, 2008, Talk Is Free Theatre presented the Canadian professional premiere ( in concert ) at the Gryphon Theatre in Barrie, Ontario, with a fundraiser performance on January 13 at the Diesel Playhouse in Toronto, Ontario.
More recently, the horn section of Antibalas have been guest musicians on TV On The Radio's highly acclaimed 2008 album Dear Science, as well as on British band Foals ' 2008 album, Antidotes.