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The U. S. Weather Bureau kept weather records in downtown Oakland from October 4, 1894, to July 31, 1958.
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The appointment of U Thant of Burma as the U.N.'s Acting Secretary General -- at this writing, the choice appears to be certain -- offers further proof that in politics it is more important to have no influential enemies than to have influential friends.
With the neutralists maintaining pressure for one of their own to succeed Mr. Hammarskjold, U Thant emerged as the only possible candidate unlikely to be waylaid by a veto.
U Thant of course, will hold office until the spring of 1963, when Mr. Hammarskjold's term would have come to an end.
If Af are the projections associated with the primary decomposition of T, then each Af is a polynomial in T, and accordingly if a linear operator U commutes with T then U commutes with each of the Af, i.e., each subspace Af is invariant under U.
In a neighborhood of Q the difference between these functions is also a single-valued, analytic function of U.
The restrained gyro-stabilized platform with reasonable response characteristics operates with an approximate equation of motion, neglecting transient effects, as follows: Af where U is a torque applied about the output axis of the controlling gyro.
Lincoln's assassination was the first assassination of a U. S. president and sent the nation into mourning.
Lincoln has been consistently ranked by scholars and the public as one of the three greatest U. S. presidents.
In 1846, Lincoln was elected to the U. S. House of Representatives, where he served one two-year term.
Lincoln also supported the Wilmot Proviso, which, if it had been adopted, would have banned slavery in any U. S. territory won from Mexico.
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Douglas ' provision, which Lincoln opposed, specified settlers had the right to determine locally whether to allow slavery in new U. S. territory, rather than have such a decision restricted by the national Congress.
After the state Republican party convention nominated him for the U. S. Senate in 1858, Lincoln delivered his House Divided Speech, drawing on: " A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The stage was then set for the campaign for statewide election of the Illinois legislature which would, in turn, select Lincoln or Douglas as its U. S. senator.
Douglas said that Lincoln was defying the authority of the U. S. Supreme Court and the Dred Scott decision.
The U. S. Navy illegally intercepted a British merchant ship the Trent on the high seas and seized two Confederate envoys ; Britain protested vehemently while the U. S. cheered.
He argued before and during his election that the eventual extinction of slavery would result from preventing its expansion into new U. S. territory.
Anthropologists ' involvement with the U. S. government, in particular, has caused bitter controversy within the discipline.
The world's smallest known vertebrate, Paedophryne amauensis, sitting on a Dime ( United States coin ) | U. S. dime, 17. 91mm, for scale
The land went through several administrative changes before becoming an organized ( or incorporated ) territory on May 11, 1912, and the 49th state of the U. S. on January 3, 1959.
* Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, U. S. law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability
* Anti-Deficiency Act, U. S. law that prohibits the federal government from incurring debts not authorized by Congress
In the U. S. federal court system, criminal defendants must file a notice of appeal within 10 days of the entry of either the judgment or the order being appealed, or the right to appeal is forfeited.
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* 1870 – President Ulysses S. Grant signs a joint resolution of Congress establishing the U. S. Weather Bureau.
* January 29 – The Weather Underground bombs the U. S. State Department main office in Washington, D. C ..
In the mid-1970s, the U. S. National Weather Service ( NWS ) increased its efforts to train storm spotters to spot key features of storms which indicate severe hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, as well as damage itself and flash flooding.
It is believed that Mount Weather has largely assumed the functions of the facility at the Greenbrier, which was to house the U. S. Congress in an emergency, since that shelter was decommissioned.
A forestry technician with the U. S. Forest Service, Terry Barton, set the fire in a campfire ring during a total burn ban triggered by a National Weather Service red flag warning.
Specifically, as used by the U. S. National Weather Service, a cold wave is a rapid fall in temperature within a 24 hour period requiring substantially increased protection to agriculture, industry, commerce, and social activities.
* " Weather You Can Always Turn To " ( March 1991 – March 1996 ; U. K. March 1996 – April 1998 ; also used currently in NOAA Weather Network )
So he took a camera crew to the U. S. Weather Bureau ( National Weather Service ) office with a WSR-57 radar console located on the 5th floor of the Post Office Building on 25th Street in downtown Galveston ( the antenna and its radome housing were located above the 7th floor, on the roof ).
The diary of weather records was presented to the U. S. Weather Bureau ( now the National Weather Service ) in 1934.
It is the headquarters of the U. S. Strategic Command ( USSTRATCOM ), the Air Force Weather Agency, and the 55th Wing ( 55 WG ) of the Air Combat Command ( ACC ), the latter serving as the host unit.
The U. S. Army Signal Corps was responsible for weather duty in the late 19th century and established the National Weather Service in 1870.
The storm killed 52 people, according to the U. S. Weather Bureau, but The Associated Press set the total at 60 two days after the storm.
The 24-hour rainfall total ending 7 AM on September 10, 1921 ( 38. 2 inches ) at a U. S. Weather Bureau station in Thrall remains the national official 24-hr rainfall record.
The first regular meteorological observations on Mount Washington were conducted by the U. S. Signal Service, a precursor of the National Weather Service, from 1870 to 1892.
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