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: One century ago, in November 1904, John Ambrose Fleming FRS, Pender Professor at UCL, filed in Great Britain, for a device called the Thermionic Valve.
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One is tempted to say that, on the difference between the concepts of sovereignty in these two preambles, the worst war of the Nineteenth century was fought.
One boy said querulously about Orthodox Jews: `` It's the twentieth century, and they don't have to wear beards ''.
One of the more noteworthy changes that have taken place since the mid-19th century is the situation of Catholics at Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
One example of archaeological evidence of the Roman abacus, shown here in reconstruction, dates to the 1st century AD.
One of the numerous cuneiform records dated circa 20th century BC, found in Anatolia at the Assyrian colony of Kanesh uses an advanced system of trading computations and credit lines.
One particularly fine example was included as part of the Thetford treasure from fourth century Norfolk, UK.
One century later, their use of the symbols which became 2, 7 and 9 was recorded, but Brahmi numerals lacked a symbol for 0.
" The Chicago Daily Tribune called it “ One of the most spectacular crimes of the 20th century, and what is believed to be the first airplane kidnap murder on record .” Because it occurred somewhere over three Missouri counties, and involved interstate transport of a stolen airplane, it raised questions in legal circles about where, by whom, and even whether he could be prosecuted.
One of the earliest 20th century practitioners of this method was The Mills Brothers whose early recordings of the 1930s clearly stated on the label that all instrumentation was done vocally.
One of the largest constellations, Centaurus was included among the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations.
One of these was Musikalisches Würfelspiel ( Musical dice game ; 18th century ), a system which used throws of the dice to randomly select measures from a large collection of small phrases.
One example of the fruitfulness of questioning assumptions comes from questioning the assumption that " China was weak in the 19th century " and pointing out the fact that at the time in which China was supposedly weak, it managed to considerably extend its borders in Central Asia.
One of the most attractive old streets is Smith Street and is the earliest street in Dartmouth to be recorded by name ( in the 13th century ).
One of the largest diasporas of modern times is the African Diaspora, which began at the beginning of the 16th century.
In the various branches of the Neoplatonic school ( third century onwards ), the demiurge is the fashioner of the real, perceptible world after the model of the Ideas, but ( in most neoplatonic systems ) is still not itself " the One ".
A month later, McLean wound up the 20th century by performing " American Pie " at the Lincoln Memorial Gala in Washington D. C. Brooks again played " American Pie " during We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on January 18, 2009.
One of the oldest derivatives is rice futures, which have been traded on the Dojima Rice Exchange since the eighteenth century.
One of the earliest encyclopedic works to have survived to modern times is the Naturalis Historia of Pliny the Elder, a Roman statesman living in the 1st century AD.
One of the leading German universities for many centuries, it fell upon hard times in the early 19th century, and was forced to close in 1816.
One of the foremost experts on electricity in the 18th century was Benjamin Franklin, who argued in favour of a one-fluid theory of electricity.
One prominent such effort was the collection by Francis James Child in the late 19th century of the texts of over three hundred ballads in the English and Scots traditions ( called the Child Ballads ) most of which predated the sixteenth century.
One and ago
One hundred years ago there existed in England the Association for the Promotion of the Unity of Christendom.
One camp, often called the " Altaicists ", views these similarities as arising from common descent from a proto-Altaic language spoken several thousand years ago.
One theory is the origin of such terminology is from the Mayan temple Chichen Itza in the Yucatan Peninsula, a ruin of an ancient MesoAmerican civilization about 1, 500 years ago.
One canid, the domestic dog, a subspecies of the gray wolf, long ago entered into a partnership with humans and today remains one of the most widely kept domestic animals in the world and serves humanity in many important ways.
It teaches that it is the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church established by Jesus Christ and his Apostles almost 2, 000 years ago.
One of George R. R. Martin's aims with the Ice and Fire series was to retell the history of the fictional world, since he feels that past events from dozens or even thousands of years ago still influence the present.
One of " the hundred " sent out by The Founders long ago to explore the galaxy, Odo was found adrift in 2356 in the Denorios Belt by Bajorans.
One half of the people found in a Nubian cemetery dating to as early as 12, 000 years ago had died of violence.
One thousand years ago Christians were the majority population in today's Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine and Egypt.
One branch would evolve into cetaceans, possibly beginning with the proto-whale Pakicetus from 52 million years ago with other early whale ancestors collectively known as Archaeoceti, which eventually underwent aquatic adaptation into the completely aquatic cetaceans.
One of the largest mass extinction to have affected life on Earth was in the Permian-Triassic, which ended the Permian period 250 million years ago and killed off 90 % of all species ; life on Earth took 30 million years to recover.
Geologists believe that 15, 000 to 25, 000 years ago the Laurentide ice sheet pushed down from Canada across what are now the Great Lakes, and over much of the northern U. S. One of the ice sheet's lobes bulldozed down over two thirds of Taylor county, at its farthest extent covering a line from Westboro through Perkinstown to Lublin.
One hypothesis holds that a single wave of migration occurred, consisting of hunters and gatherers following large herds of game, which wandered across the Bering land bridge around 12, 000 years ago.
One of the larger craters in the Solar System, Mare Imbrium was created when lava flooded the giant crater formed when a very large object hit the Moon long ago.
One of PV ’ s landmarks, Glassford Hill ( elevation 6, 177 feet ) was once an active volcano between 10 and 14 million years ago.
One of the distinguishing features of Mam Tor Peak is the active debris flow resulting from a rotational landslide that occurred roughly 4, 000 years ago.
The history of Nordland is a tale about the gifts from the sea: One of the most productive seas in the world providing food all year since ancient times, the same sea creates a climate more moderate than any other place in the arctic ; even the bedrock itself enriched by sea living organisms millions of years ago in the geological past.
An early example of the fantasy land / world concept can be seen in the One Thousand and One Nights ( Arabian Nights ), where places of which little was known, but where the occurrence of marvels was thus more credible, had to be set " long ago " or " far away ".
One study in 2010 suggested that the species established on the island about 2, 500 years ago when the island was first colonized by humans.
" One hundred and fifty years ago, my predecessor Robert Lowe, later First Viscount Sherbrooke, brought forward the Bill that created the joint stock limited liability company.
One of the oldest formations in the region, it dates back to the Ordovician period ( between 488. 3 ± 1. 7 to 443. 7 ± 1. 5 million years ago ), is composed of schist and graywacke deposits.