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A leg of Margaret Truman’s grand piano broke though her sitting room floor into the family dining room below.
Paris The Haussmann Renovations was a work commissioned by NapolEon III between 1852 and 1870, though work continued well after the Second Empire’s demise in 1870. The project encompassed all aspects of urban planning, both in the centre of Paris and in the surrounding districts: streets and boulevards, regulations imposed on facades of buildings, public parks, sewers and water works, city facilities and public monuments.
Mexico On March 11, 1917 Venustiano Carranza was elected the first president under the new Mexican Constitution of 1917. Fighting continued with factions who would not accept Carranza’s rule, ranging from reactionary landowners and conservative Catholics to the forces of Emiliano Zapata and Francisco Villa. Carranza ordered a bounty put on Zapata’s head, leading to Zapata’s assassination.
Lafayette. President John Quincy Adams proposed the toast on September 6, 1825, as the Marine Corps Band played the “Marseillaise.”
Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy
Operation Junction City.
It is the site of ancient Troy.
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He was the grandson of Genghis, the great Mongol conqueror.
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Another mutiny. British Army officers rebelled, captured him and forced him to resign – for stifling the colony’s rum trade.
Lascaux caves The Paleolithic paintings are estimated to be 17,300 years old.
The Model 18 – The 8 indicated it had an eight-cylinder engine; the 1 that it was Ford’s first V8.
The Geneva Convention
Marin Luther King.
Aptly named Holland, Michigan, founded in 1847 by Dutch immigrants an site of an annual tulip festival. The city’s old windmill was dismantled in Vinkel, Holland, and reassembled there in 1965.
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The speedwell. It was left behind in Plymouth, England, when it started taking on water
The Persian Gulf War.
Manzanar Since the last prisoners left in 1945, former prisoners and others have worked to protect Manzanar and to establish it as a National Historic Site that preserves and interprets the site for current and future generations.