who was the president in 1973

who was the president in 1973 As a result of unrelated scandals in Maryland, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew resigned in 1973. Nixon nominated, and Congress approved, House Minority Leader Gerald R. Ford as Vice President. For more information about President Nixon, please visit The Nixon Presidential Library and Museum Less than a year before […]

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september 23 birthstone color

september 23 birthstone color Citrine Planetary Stone – Virgo The Zodiac signs of Virgo and Libra include six additional stones:citrine, carnelian, jade, jasper, opal, and lapis lazuli. The first century Jewish historian Josephus believed there was a connection between the twelve stones in Aaron’s breastplate (signifying the tribes of Israel, as described in the Book […]

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history of the world timeline

history of the world timeline Human history, unsurprisingly, is very long and full of more details and events than anyone could remember. Even the earliest histories we have today—some dating back thousands of years—grapple with making sense of everything that came before them. Infoplease is here to help you get everything in order. Check out […]

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history of marriage timeline

history of marriage timeline Marriage occupies an oddly central place in the history of American civil liberties. Although conventional wisdom would suggest that marriage is barely a government issue at all, the financial benefits associated with the institution have given meddlesome legislators the opportunity to insert themselves into relationships they condone and express their personal […]

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Timeline 17th Century: 1600-1625

1600 Feb 4, Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler met for 1st time near Prague. (MC, 2/4/02) 1600 Feb 8, Vatican sentenced scholar Giordano Bruno to death. (MC, 2/8/02) 1600 Feb 17, Giordano Bruno (b.1548), Italian philosopher, occasional alchemist and advocate of Copernican theory, was burned at stake by the Catholic Church. In 2008 Ingrid D. […]

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Timeline Seventeenth Century: 1661-1699 – 2

1689 Purcell composed his musical tragedy “Dido and Aeneas.” (SFC, 9/23/00, p.B10) 1689 The White Hart Inn at Ware, England, put up 26 butchers and their wives in one bed, the “Great Bed of Ware,” in a marketing ploy to attract customers. (WSJ, 12/6/01, p.A19) 1689 The Macedonian city of Skopje, under Ottoman rule at […]

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