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Potomac River

Potomac River

The Potomac River follows a 405-mile course primarily through Maryland. It divides Virginia and the District of Columbia and flows into Chesapeake Bay.report this ad

Pompei, latest discoveries (Archeology files)

Pompei, latest discoveries (Archeology files)

A major exhibition on Pompeii from March 25 to June 8, 2020 was to be held at the Grand Palais in Paris. Part of the exhibition is offered as an online preview, thanks to an online reconfiguration of it entitled "Pompeii at home". Éditions Faton is offering a special edition in connection with this exhibition which takes stock of the most recent discoveries and the latest excavations on Pompeii.

Ionita SP-88 - History

Ionita SP-88 - History

IonitaA former name retained.(SP~88; t.1;1.55& 39;;b.8& 39;; dr.2& 39;2& 34;;s.19k.;cpl.5)Ionita (SP - 88), a motor yacht was built by Church Boat Works, Trenton, Mich., in i914; acquired by the Navy from ber owner, R. A. Newman of Detroit 16 August 1917 and commissioned 23 September 1917, WUliam W. Ford USNRF, in command.

1808 Presidential Elections - History

1808 Presidential Elections - History

1808 Election Results Madison vS PickneyThomas Jefferson followed the precedent Washington set. Jefferson felt that two terms in office were enough for any President to serve. Jefferson& 39;s second term had not been as successful as his first. The war between England and France, and the failure of both countries to observe American neutrality resulted in the passage of the Embargo Act.

CVE-27 U.S.S. Suwannee - History

CVE-27 U.S.S. Suwannee - History

CommissioningThe USS Suwannee was a member of the Sangamon class of escort aircraft carriers. Originally, she was known as the SS Markay, built for the Keystone Tankship Corp. by the Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. of Kearny, N.J. Her keel was laid down on June 3, 1938; she was launched March 4, 1939.

Ephemeris of April 14

Ephemeris of April 14

1947: Charles de Gaulle creates his party, the Rassemblement du peuple français (RPF). 1931: In Spain, the Republicans, big winners of the regional elections of April 12, proclaim the Republic. 1912: The British liner & 34; Titanic & 34; hits an iceberg off Newfoundland in the North Atlantic.