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The city was damaged and influenced by the political events of the twentieth century – the Russian revolution, the 1917 October revolution, the Civil war and the Great Patriotic War.
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I had come to New Orleans two years earlier after graduating college, partly because I loved the city and partly because there was quite a noted art colony there.
So the verdict was `` death at the hands of a person or persons unknown '', and the elite of the city, accepting Delphine's testimony, welcomed her and the doctor back into the fold.
It was to provide a safe and spacious crossing for these caravans, and also to make a pleasance for the city, that Shah Abbas 2, in about 1657 built, of sun-baked brick, tile, and stone, the present bridge.
Miriam had not yet goaded him into mentioning her directly, but one can feel the generalized anger in Wright's remarks to reporters when he was asked, one morning on arrival in Chicago, what he thought of the city as a whole.
That night a note written in Slocum's hand and dated from inside the captured city came to Sherman stating that the Twentieth Corps was in possession of Atlanta.
It was not until we had returned to the city to live, while I was still at Brown and Sharpe's, that I felt the full impact of evangelical Christianity.
It is remembered and has been commemorated by a bust in a park and a square in the city which was renamed Piazzo Lauro Di Bosis after the war.
The U.N.-chartered plane which was flying from the conference city of Ndola in Northern Rhodesia had been riddled with machinegun bullets last weekend and was newly repaired.
The city was a center of manufacture, especially in textiles, and also because of the beauty of some of its surroundings, a residence for many owners of the great industries in north Alabama.
The doctor sat down rather wearily, caressing the hen and remarking that the city was not the place for a poultry-loving man, but no sooner was the remark out than a knock at this door obliged him to cover the hen with his greatcoat once more.
But that year was different, for just as the city, in the form of my street clothes, had intruded upon my mountain nights, so an essential part of the summer gave promise of continuing into the fall: Jessica and I, about to be separated not by a mere footbridge or messhall kitchen but by the immense obstacle of residing in cruelly distant boroughs, had agreed to correspond.
From proud pool-owners to perpetual hosts and handymen was a short step -- no more than the change from city clothes to trunks.
The big factories which are relatively near the centers of our cities -- the rubber factories in Akron, Chrysler's Detroit plants, U.S. Steel's Pittsburgh works -- often began on these sites at a time when that was the edge of the city, yet close to transport ( river ), storage ( piers ) and power ( river ).
There were lights glinting in the city, too, even though it was now dark enough for a few stars to become visible.
Left alone while her husband was miles away in the city, the modern wife assumed more and more duties normally reserved for the male.
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In December 1988, the second largest city in the republic, Leninakan ( now Gyumri ), was heavily damaged by a massive quake that killed more than 25, 000 people.
Much of the city, including the oil refinery which was the world's largest refinery with capacity of 680, 000 barrels per day, was badly damaged or destroyed by the siege and by bombing.
After two previous failures, voters in the city passed a ballot measure in 2000 authorizing a bond measure for construction of a new library to replace the city's Carnegie library, damaged during the Loma Prieta earthquake.
As Emperor, Domitian strengthened the economy by revaluing the Roman coinage, expanded the border defenses of the Empire, and initiated a massive building program to restore the damaged city of Rome.
During his presidency, an earthquake near Ambato severely damaged the city and surrounding areas and killed approximately 8, 000 people.
The city was heavily damaged ( 65 %) at the end of World War II and thereafter almost totally destroyed, when many of the buildings still standing were taken down by the communists for bricks to be used for rebuilding destroyed Gdańsk and Warsaw.
Some of the damaged historical city center was completely demolished and the bricks were used to rebuild Warsaw and Gdańsk.
Furthermore, Justinian restored cities damaged by earthquake or war and built a new city near his place of birth called Justiniana Prima, which was intended to replace Thessalonica as the political and religious center of the Illyricum.
The storm's winds further weakened the damaged levees in New Orleans and caused renewed flooding in parts of the city.
Petroleum ( found in nearby off-shore deposits ) is refined in the city, although this facility was repeatedly damaged during the Angolan Civil War ( 1975 – 2002 ).
The city was heavily damaged by allied bombing during World War II — the city was hit by 71 air raids over a period of six years.
The small city of Quetta was almost completely destroyed, and the adjacent military cantonment was heavily damaged.
Even the less damaged buildings in entire city blocks were torn down by the order of occupational authorities and large swaths of land turned into public parks.
* December 12 and December 15 – WWII: " Sheffield Blitz " – The Yorkshire city of Sheffield is badly damaged by German air-raids.
* May 8 – The Woolworth's store in Manchester city centre in England is seriously damaged by fire ; 10 shoppers die.
Tornadoes have been known to cross major rivers, climb mountains, affect valleys, and have damaged several city centers.
At the time of Nader Shah's murder in 1747, most of the historical buildings of the city were damaged or ruined, and its population fell to 50, 000, one-quarter of that during the 16th century.
The city is heavily damaged, but the defenders ' use of artillery prevents the Turks from capturing the city.