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On my first Guy Fawkes Day here, I found Catholics as well as non-Catholics celebrating with the traditional fireworks and bonfires, and was told that most Englishmen either do not know or are not concerned with the historical significance of the day.
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On September 16, Sam Rayburn will have served as Speaker twice as long as any predecessor and I am proud to join with others in marking this date, and in expressing my esteem for that notable American, Sam Rayburn.
On that view, nothing good or bad happened in the case until I came on the scene and made my remark.
On my way out I told her, `` If you should eh just happen to see your husband, get him to give himself up.
On the other hand, I have chosen one thing or another because I am a musician, because I needed it, and because with my venerable authors I can't delete or dispute anything.
This was rejected by the Khan of Kalat who, upset by the claim, issued a communiqué: " On the night of March 27, All India Radio, Delhi announced that two months ago Kalat State had approached the Indian Union to accept its accession to India and that the Indian Union had rejected the request … It had never been my intention to accede to India … It is, therefore, declared that from 9 pm on March 27th – the time when I heard the false news over the air, I forthwith decide to accede to Pakistan, and that whatever differences now exist between Kalat and Pakistan be placed in writing before Mr Jinnah, the Governor-General of Pakistan, whose decision I shall accept ".
On June 14, 1940, the day Paris was declared an open city by the French and occupied by German troops, Riefenstahl wrote to Hitler in a telegram, “ With indescribable joy, deeply moved and filled with burning gratitude, we share with you, my Führer, your and Germany's greatest victory, the entry of German troops into Paris.
On 4 August 1933, the Courier published as a full news item the assertion of a London man, George Spicer, that a few weeks earlier while motoring around the Loch, he and his wife had seen " the nearest approach to a dragon or pre-historic animal that I have ever seen in my life ", trundling across the road toward the Loch carrying " an animal " in its mouth.
" To make clear my exposition in writing this brief commentary on painting ," Alberti began his treatise, Della Pittura ( On Painting ), " I will take first from the mathematicians those things with which my subject is concerned.
" On the other hand, in Letter 153 he said, " I tried to show allegorically how might come to be taken up into Creation in some plane in my ' purgatorial ' story Leaf by Niggle.
On the threshold, I take off my work clothes, covered in mud and filth, and I put on the clothes an ambassador would wear.
On another occasion he stated somewhat more defensively, " I do not refuse my dinner simply because I do not understand the process of digestion.
On the early phonograph's reproductive capabilities he writes " It sounded to my ear like someone singing about half a mile away, or talking at the other end of a big hall ; but the effect was rather pleasant, save for a peculiar nasal quality wholly due to the mechanism, though there was little of the scratching which later was a prominent feature of the flat disc.
On ' Country Boy ' I had my bass and drums playing a straight swing rhythm and wrote out that ' rumba ' bass part for the saxes to play on top of the swing rhythm.
Meyer Berger recalled that, as a child, " On Saturday mornings, I used to venture from Brooklyn with my father to Radio Row on Cortlandt Street in Lower Manhattan, where he and hundreds of other New York men moved from stall to stall in search of the elusive tube that would make the radio work again.
But after finding that his book On Writing had more useful and observant things to say about the craft than any book since Strunk and White's The Elements of Style, I have gotten over my own snobbery.
On October 16, 2007, Raimi stated that: " I don't have any news on ' The Shadow ' at this time, except that the company that I have with Josh Donen, my producing partner, we've got the rights to ' The Shadow.
As the happy couples embrace — Jack and Gwendolen, Algernon and Cecily, and even Dr. Chasuble and Miss Prism — Lady Bracknell complains to her newfound relative: “ My nephew, you seem to be displaying signs of triviality .” “ On the contrary, Aunt Augusta ”, he replies, “ I ’ ve now realised for the first time in my life the vital Importance of being Earnest .”
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On one visit he stopped at the office of the American, where he was known surreptitiously as `` the Great White Chief '', and for the first time met his managing editor, fat Moses Koenigsberg.
On July 20, the first drawing of numbers occurred in the Senate Office Building before a distinguished group of congressmen and high Army officers.
On his first trip to the finished structure he boasted that he had built a temple grander than Solomon's in Jerusalem.
On this first venture the central storage is 20,000 gallons, in two tanks, or an average of 400 gallons for each of the 50 homes.
On chemical grounds it seems most likely that iodide is first converted to Af and then to Af as the active iodinating species.
On the economic front, the first priority of these countries is to mobilize a vastly increased volume of resources.
On the positivist theory, everything I sought to express by calling it evil in the first case is still present in the second.
On this giddy and oscillating platform over fifty feet from the floor, after a first dusting, we began to wash.
On her first visit the orthodontist will take x-rays, photographs, tooth measurements, and `` tooth prints '' -- an impression of the mouth that permits him to study her teeth and jaws.
On that first day, Blanche literally thought she was going to die, or, at the very least, go out of her mind.
On a quarter-to-quarter comparison, the first quarter of 1961 total of 9,273 cars was 21 per cent behind the previous year's 3-month total of 11,744.
On the final round at Pensacola, the luck of the draw paired Palmer and Player in the same threesome and, although it was far from obvious at the time, the gallery was treated to the first chapter of what promises to be one of the most exciting duels in sport for a long time to come.
On Thursday, the first day of the Masters, the contest between Palmer and Player developed instantly.
On the occasion of a pestilence in the 430s BCE, Apollo's first temple at Rome was established in the Flaminian fields, replacing an older cult site there known as the " Apollinare ".
* 1789 – On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President of the United States.
On July 23, 1894, the Parisian magazine Le Petit Journal organized what is considered to be the world's first motoring competition from Paris to Rouen.
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.
Parsons released titles under his name ( Try Anything Once, On Air, The Time Machine, and A Valid Path ), while Woolfson made concept albums named Freudiana ( about Sigmund Freud's work on psychology ) and Poe: More Tales of Mystery and Imagination ( continuing from the Alan Parsons Project's first album about Edgar Allan Poe's literature ).
On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to fly in space, reinforcing American fears about being left behind in a technological competition with the Soviet Union.
On May 25, 1961, twenty days after the first US manned spaceflight Freedom 7, Kennedy proposed the Apollo program to Congress in a special address to a joint session:
In 1989 the first part of his On Aristotle Metaphysics was published as part of the Ancient commentators project.
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 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: