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February 16

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561 relations: Abda of Edessa, Act of Independence of Lithuania, Adolfo Azcuna, Afonso III of Portugal, Agyness Deyn, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Ahman Green, Aleksandr Dmitrijev, Altmark Incident, Ambassador, American Civil War, Amtrak, Ancient Rome, André de Longjumeau, Andrea Ranocchia, Andy Taylor (guitarist), Angela Carter, Angelo Peruzzi, Anna Mae Hays, Annika Beck, António Mascarenhas Monteiro, Anthony Shadid, Armand Guillaumin, Ash Wednesday bushfires, August Coppola, Austrian Civil War, Barry Foote, Battle of Corregidor (1945), Battle of Fort Donelson, Battle of Karuse, Battle of Torrington, Bebeto, Big Jim Colosimo, Bill Doggett, Billy Hamilton (baseball, born 1866), Blaine Act, Bob O'Reilly, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Bradford Parkinson, Brian Bedford, Brownie McGhee, Bulletin board system, Cadillac, Calendar of saints, Canadian Pacific Railway, Capitol Limited (Amtrak train), Carina Witthöft, Catholic Church, Cathy Freeman, CBBS, ..., Chamber tomb, Charles Todd Quintard, Chester Morris, Chicago, Chien-Shiung Wu, China Airlines Flight 676, Chinese New Year, Christopher Eccleston, Colin Edwards (footballer), Coluccio Salutati, Contras, Corregidor, Council of Lithuania, Craig Laundy, Cuba, Cyril Vincent, Dadasaheb Phalke, Darrell Trindall, Dave Lombardo, Day of the Shining Star, Dazzy Vance, Denílson Pereira Neves, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Des Hasler, Destroyer, Diego Capel, Diego Godín, Doris Troy, Dunamis Lui, Dutch Brazil, Earl of Wilmington, Eastern Catholic Churches, Eddie Foy Sr., Edgar Bergen, Edgar Speyer, Edward S. Curtis, Elias and companions, Elizabeth Olsen, Elyse Knox, Emperor Yingzong of Song, English Civil War, Enrique Bermúdez, Episcopal Church (United States), Eric Byrnes, Eric I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Eric Mun, Erich Hückel, Ernie Stautner, Ernst Haeckel, Esprit Fléchier, Eugénie Blanchard, Explorer 9, Explorers Program, Félix Faure, February 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics), February 2013 Quetta bombing, Federico Bernardeschi, Ferdinand Buisson, Fidel Castro, FIFA, First Barbary War, Fort Donelson, Francis Galton, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, Freenet, Fulgencio Batista, G. M. Trevelyan, Gary Carter, Gaspard II de Coligny, Georg Carl von Döbeln, Georg Joachim Rheticus, George F. Kennan, George Kennan (explorer), Georges Ulmer, Gerhard Hanappi, German tanker Altmark, Gert Krawinkel, Gertrude of Hohenberg, Giambattista Bodoni, Giosuè Carducci, Glyn Davies (British politician), Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba (1585–1645), Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Governor of California, Governor of New Jersey, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1786–1859), Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Gretchen Wyler, Grigory Pomerants, Haleyville, Alabama, Hannelore Schmatz, Hans F. K. Günther, Hasheem Thabeet, Hazara Town, Heinrich Barth, Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, Hendrick Lonck, Henry Adams, Henry M. Leland, Henry Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia, Henry Wilson, Herb Williams, Herman Wold, Hezbollah, Holy Roman Emperor, Howard Carter, Howard W. Koch, Hugh Beaumont, Hugo de Vries, Iain Banks, Ian Clarke (computer scientist), Ice-T, Iceland, James Baskett, James Craggs the Younger, James Ingram, Janani Luwum, January 1, Jay Howard, Jayaatu Khan Tugh Temür, Jânio Quadros, Jean Behra, Jean du Bellay, Jean-Charles Pichegru, Jeffrey Lynn, Jerome Bettis, Jerry Owens, Jimmy Wakely, Johannes Stöffler, John Balance, John Bradbury (drummer), John Corigliano, John Galbraith Graham, John Garand, John I, Duke of Cleves, John Macionis, John McEnroe, John Schlesinger, John Sharp (bishop), John Tartaglia, John V Palaiologos, Johnny Grunge, Josef Hofmann, Joseph Victor von Scheffel, Juliana of Nicomedia, June Brown, Justinas Marcinkevičius, Kaiketsu Masateru, Kanō Eitoku, Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, Karsten Solheim, Katharine Cornell, Kathleen Clifford, Katy Dunne, Keith Gretzky, Keith Haring, Kelly Tripucka, Ken Farragut, Ken Takakura, Kenneth Price, Khagan, Kim Jong-il, Kim Soo-hyun, Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur, Krishnadevaraya, Kyo (musician), Kyoto Protocol, Lanny McDonald, Lars Hertervig, Lasse Braun, Laureate, Len Lesser, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Lesley Gore, LeVar Burton, Lila Kedrova, Lincoln Motor Company, List of ambassadors of the United States to Russia, List of governors of the Duchy of Milan, List of leaders of North Korea, List of Presidents of Cape Verde, Lithuania, Liu Kang (football manager), Livonian Order, Longineu W. Parsons III, Lorena Rojas, Louis IX of France, Luc Bourdon, Lupe Fiasco, M. A. G. Osmani, M1 Garand, Mahershala Ali, Managua, MARC Train, Marceline Day, Margaux Hemingway, Margot Frank, Marlborough Sounds, Marlene Hagge, Mary Amdur, Mary the Younger, McDonald's, Michael Holding, Michael Shea (author), Mobile army surgical hospital (United States), Mongol Empire, Morgan Taylor, Naomi Nishida, Natalie Angier, National Hockey League, New London, Connecticut, Nicaragua, Nichiren, Nicholas of Japan, Nicolai Boilesen, Nikolai Leskov, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Nobel Peace Prize, Nobel Prize in Literature, North Korea, North Sea flood of 1962, Nylon, Octave Mirbeau, Olinda, Onesimus, Operation Sandblast, Oscar Schmidt, Ossian Everett Mills, Otis Blackwell, Oussama Mellouli, Pamela Colman Smith, Pardeep Narwal, Parthia, Pat Brown, Patent, Paul Bailey (British writer), Pete Willis, Peter Hain, Peter Kosler, Peter Porter (poet), Pharaoh, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Philip Melanchthon, Philippines, Phineas Quimby, Pierre Bouguer, Pierre Rode, Ping (golf), Piracy, Popular Front (Spain), President of Brazil, President of France, President of Sierra Leone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Principality of Transylvania (1570–1711), Prohibition in the United States, Public health, Quetta, Qyntel Woods, R. R. Patil, Radoje Domanović, Rózsa Péter, Red Army, Republikanischer Schutzbund, Richard and Maurice McDonald, Richard Ford, Richard Mead, Richard of Dover, Richard Williams (tennis coach), Rickie Lambert, Robert J. Flaherty, Roberta Williams, Roberto Aizenberg, Roger Bowen, Roman Senate, Romanian Football Federation, Ron Vlaar, Rupert I, Elector Palatine, Rusty Magee, Samuel Willenberg, Sarah Clarke, Scotch-Irish Americans, Secretary of State for the Southern Department, Secretary of State for Wales, Secretary of State for War, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Sergio Canales, Sierra Entertainment, Simon Francis (footballer), Smiley Burnette, Social Democratic Party of Austria, Sofia Arvidsson, Sonny Bono, South Australia, Soviet Union, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, Stacy Lewis, Stephen Decatur, Stephen Gaskin, Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Taiwan, Taoyuan International Airport, Tennessee, The Farm (Tennessee), The Holocaust, The Weeknd, Theresa Goh, Third Battle of Kharkov, Thomas Bracken, Tia Hellebaut, Tony Sheridan, Toxicology, Trajan, Tutankhamun, Ulysses S. Grant, Valentino Rossi, Vera Kholodnaya, Vera Menchik, Vera-Ellen, Vice President of the United States, Victoria (Australia), Vijayanagara Empire, Vincent Ward (director), Wallace Carothers, Walter Winterbottom, Warren Ellis, Wasim Jaffer, Wayne King, William Katt, William Masters, William Pennington, World War II, Yuri Manin, Zhang Jike, Zhu Yi (Liang dynasty), Zoran Čampara, Zsófia Susányi, 1032, 116, 1184, 1222, 1247, 1249, 1270, 1279, 1281, 1304, 1331, 1390, 1391, 1419, 1470, 1471, 1497, 1514, 1519, 1531, 1543, 1560, 1579, 1620, 1630, 1643, 1645, 1646, 1698, 1699, 1710, 1721, 1727, 1740, 1742, 1754, 1761, 1774, 1786, 1802, 1804, 1812, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1824, 1826, 1830, 1831, 1834, 1838, 1841, 1843, 1845, 1848, 1856, 1862, 1866, 1868, 1873, 1876, 1878, 1881, 1884, 1887, 1891, 1893, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1996 Maryland train collision, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2004–05 NHL lockout, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 549, 9-1-1, 902. 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Abda of Edessa

Abda of Edessa was a bishop of Edessa in the Church of the East.

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Act of Independence of Lithuania

The Act of Reinstating Independence of Lithuania (Lietuvos Valstybės atkūrimo aktas) or Act of 16 February was signed by the Council of Lithuania on 16 February 1918, proclaiming the restoration of an independent State of Lithuania, governed by democratic principles, with Vilnius as its capital.

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Adolfo Azcuna

Adolfo Sevilla Azcuna (born February 16, 1939) is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2002 to 2009.

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Afonso III of Portugal

Afonso III (rare English alternatives: Alphonzo or Alphonse), or Affonso (Archaic Portuguese), Alfonso or Alphonso (Portuguese-Galician) or Alphonsus (Latin), the Bolognian (Port. o Bolonhês), King of Portugal (5 May 121016 February 1279) was the first to use the title King of Portugal and the Algarve, from 1249.

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Agyness Deyn

Agyness Deyn (born Laura Michelle Hollins; 16 February 1983) is an English model and actress.

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Ahmad Tejan Kabbah

Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah (February 16, 1932 – March 13, 2014) was the third President of Sierra Leone, serving from 1996 to 1997 and again from 1998 to 2007.

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Ahman Green

Ahman Rashad Green (born February 16, 1977) is a former American football running back who played twelve seasons in the National Football League (NFL).

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Aleksandr Dmitrijev

Aleksandr Dmitrijev (born 18 February 1982) is an Estonian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Estonian Meistriliiga club Flora and the Estonia national team.

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Altmark Incident

The Altmark Incident (Norwegian: Altmark-affæren; German: Altmark-Zwischenfall) was a naval incident of World War II between British destroyers and the German tanker ''Altmark'', which happened on 16–17 February 1940.

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Ambassador

An ambassador is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state and is usually accredited to another sovereign state or to an international organization as the resident representative of their own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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André de Longjumeau

André de Longjumeau (also known as Andrew of Longjumeau in English) was a 13th-century Dominican missionary and diplomat and one of the most active Occidental diplomats in the East in the 13th century.

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Andrea Ranocchia

Andrea Ranocchia (born 16 February 1988) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Internazionale and the Italy national team.

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Andy Taylor (guitarist)

Andrew Taylor (born 16 February 1961) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as a former member of both Duran Duran and The Power Station.

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Angela Carter

Angela Olive Carter-Pearce (née Stalker; 7 May 1940 – 16 February 1992), who published under the pen name Angela Carter, was an English novelist, short story writer and journalist, known for her feminist, magical realism, and picaresque works.

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Angelo Peruzzi

Angelo Peruzzi, Ufficiale OMRI (born 16 February 1970) is an Italian football coach and former goalkeeper, and a three-time winner of the Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year award.

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Anna Mae Hays

Anna Mae Violet McCabe Hays (February 16, 1920 – January 7, 2018) was an American military officer who served as the 13th chief of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps.

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Annika Beck

Annika Beck (born 16 February 1994 in Gießen) is a German tennis player.

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António Mascarenhas Monteiro

António Manuel Mascarenhas Gomes Monteiro (16 February 1944 – 16 September 2016) was the first democratically elected President of Cape Verde from 22 March 1991 to 22 March 2001.

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Anthony Shadid

Anthony Shadid (أنتوني شديد; September 26, 1968 – February 16, 2012) was a foreign correspondent for The New York Times based in Baghdad and Beirut.

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Armand Guillaumin

Armand Guillaumin (February 16, 1841 – June 26, 1927) was a French impressionist painter and lithographer.

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Ash Wednesday bushfires

The Ash Wednesday bushfires, known in South Australia as Ash Wednesday II, were a series of bushfires that occurred in south-eastern Australia on 16 February 1983, which was Ash Wednesday in the Christian calendar.

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August Coppola

August Floyd Coppola (February 16, 1934 – October 27, 2009) was an American academic, author, film executive and advocate for the arts.

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Austrian Civil War

The Austrian Civil War (Österreichischer Bürgerkrieg), also known as the February Uprising (Februarkämpfe), is a term sometimes used for four days of skirmishes between socialists and the Austrian Army, between 12 February and 16 February 1934, in Austria.

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Barry Foote

Barry Clifton Foote (born February 16, 1952) is an American former professional baseball player, scout, coach and minor league manager.

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Battle of Corregidor (1945)

The Battle for the Recapture of Corregidor (Filipino: Labanan para sa Corregidor), 16–26 February 1945, pitted American forces against the defending Japanese garrison on the island fortress.

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Battle of Fort Donelson

The Battle of Fort Donelson was fought from February 12–16, 1862, in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.

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Battle of Karuse

The Battle of Karuse or Battle on the Ice was fought on 16 February 1270 between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Livonian Order on the frozen Baltic Sea between the island of Muhu and the mainland.

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Battle of Torrington

The Battle of Torrington (16 February 1646) was a decisive battle of the south-western campaign of the First English Civil War and marked the end of Royalist resistance in the West Country.

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Bebeto

José Roberto Gama de Oliveira (born 16 February 1964), known as Bebeto, is a former Brazilian football player who played as a striker.

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Big Jim Colosimo

Vincenzo Colosimo (February 16, 1878 – May 11, 1920), known as James "Big Jim" Colosimo or as "Diamond Jim", was an Italian-American Mafia crime boss who emigrated from Calabria, Italy, in 1895, and built a criminal empire in Chicago based on prostitution, gambling, and racketeering.

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Bill Doggett

William Ballard Doggett (February 16, 1916 – November 13, 1996) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues pianist and organist.

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Billy Hamilton (baseball, born 1866)

William Robert "Sliding Billy" Hamilton (February 16, 1866 – December 16, 1940) was a 19th-century Major League Baseball (MLB) player who holds a number of baseball records.

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Blaine Act

The Blaine Act was sponsored by Wisconsin Senator John J. Blaine and passed by the United States Senate on February 17, 1933.

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Bob O'Reilly

Robert Edward "Bob" O'Reilly (born February 16, 1949) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

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Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Boutros Boutros-Ghali (بطرس بطرس غالي,; 14 November 1922 – 16 February 2016) was an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) from January 1992 to December 1996.

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Bradford Parkinson

Bradford Parkinson (February 16, 1935) is an American engineer and inventor, and United States Air Force colonel.

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Brian Bedford

Brian Bedford (16 February 1935 – 13 January 2016) was an English actor.

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Brownie McGhee

Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee (November 30, 1915 – February 16, 1996) was an African-American folk music and Piedmont blues singer and guitarist, best known for his collaboration with the harmonica player Sonny Terry.

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Bulletin board system

A bulletin board system or BBS (also called Computer Bulletin Board Service, CBBS) is a computer server running software that allows users to connect to the system using a terminal program.

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Cadillac

Cadillac, formally the Cadillac Motor Car Division, is a division of the U.S.-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide.

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Calendar of saints

The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.

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Canadian Pacific Railway

The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), also known formerly as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881.

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Capitol Limited (Amtrak train)

The Capitol Limited is one of two Amtrak trains connecting Washington, D.C., to Chicago, running via Pittsburgh and Cleveland (the other is the Cardinal via Cincinnati and Indianapolis).

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Carina Witthöft

Carina Witthöft (born 16 February 1995 in Wentorf bei Hamburg) is a German professional tennis player.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Cathy Freeman

Catherine Astrid Salome "Cathy" Freeman, (born 16 February 1973) is an Australian former sprinter, who specialised in the 400 metres event.

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CBBS

CBBS (Computerized Bulletin Board System) was a computer program created by Ward Christensen to allow him and other computer hobbyists to exchange information between each another.

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Chamber tomb

A chamber tomb is a tomb for burial used in many different cultures.

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Charles Todd Quintard

Charles Todd Quintard (December 22, 1824 – February 15, 1898) was an American physician and clergyman who became the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee and the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of the South.

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Chester Morris

John Chester Brooks Morris (February 16, 1901 – September 11, 1970) was an American stage, film, television, and radio actor.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chien-Shiung Wu

Chien-Shiung Wu (May 31, 1912 – February 16, 1997) was a Chinese-American experimental physicist who made significant contributions in the field of nuclear physics.

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China Airlines Flight 676

China Airlines Flight 676 (CAL676, CI676) was a scheduled international passenger flight that crashed into a road and residential area in Tayuan, Taoyuan County (now Taoyuan City), near Chiang Kai-shek International Airport (present-day Taoyuan International Airport), Taiwan on the night of Monday, 16 February 1998.

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, usually known as the Spring Festival in modern China, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.

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Christopher Eccleston

Christopher Eccleston (born 16 February 1964) is an English actor.

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Colin Edwards (footballer)

Colin Edwards (Georgetown, 5 May 1991 - 16 February 2013) was a Guyanese international football player.

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Coluccio Salutati

Coluccio Salutati (16 February 1331 – 4 May 1406) was an Italian humanist and man of letters, and one of the most important political and cultural leaders of Renaissance Florence; as chancellor of the Republic and its most prominent voice, he was effectively the permanent secretary of state in the generation before the rise of the Medici.

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Contras

The Contras were the various U.S.-backed and funded right-wing rebel groups that were active from 1979 to the early 1990s in opposition to the socialist Sandinista Junta of National Reconstruction government in Nicaragua.

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Corregidor

Corregidor Island, locally called Isla ng Corregidor, is an island located at the entrance of Manila Bay in southwestern part of Luzon Island in the Philippines.

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Council of Lithuania

The Council of Lithuania (Lietuvos Taryba, Litauischer Staatsrat), after July 11, 1918 the State Council of Lithuania (Lietuvos Valstybės Taryba) was convened at the Vilnius Conference that took place between 18 and 23 September 1917.

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Craig Laundy

Craig Arthur Samuel Laundy (born 16 February 1971) is an Australian politician.

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Cuba

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.

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Cyril Vincent

Cyril Leverton Vincent (16 February 1902 – 24 August 1968) was a South African cricketer who played in 25 Tests from 1927 to 1935.

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Dadasaheb Phalke

Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke (दादासाहेब फाळके) (30 April 1870 – 16 February 1944), was an Indian producer-director-screenwriter, known as the Father of Indian cinema.

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Darrell Trindall

Darrell 'Tricky' Trindall (born 16 February 1972 in Narrabri, New South Wales) is an Australian former rugby league footballer.

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Dave Lombardo

David "Dave" Lombardo (born February 16, 1965) is a Cuban American drummer, best known as a co-founding member of American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Day of the Shining Star

The Day of the Shining Star is a public holiday in North Korea falling on 16 February, the birth anniversary of the country's second leader, Kim Jong-il.

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Dazzy Vance

Charles Arthur "Dazzy" Vance (March 4, 1891 – February 16, 1961) was an American professional baseball player.

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Denílson Pereira Neves

Denílson Pereira Neves (born 16 February 1988) is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Cruzeiro on loan from Al-Wahda F.C..

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Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra

Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra is the deputy head of Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Des Hasler

Des Hasler (born 16 February 1961) is an Australian former professional rugby league player and former head coach of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

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Destroyer

In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Diego Capel

Diego Ángel Capel Trinidad (born 16 February 1988) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a left winger.

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Diego Godín

Diego Roberto Godín Leal (born 16 February 1986) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Uruguay national team as a central defender.

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Doris Troy

Doris Troy (born Doris Elaine Higginsen; January 6, 1937 – February 16, 2004) was an American R&B singer and songwriter, known to her many fans as "Mama Soul".

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Dunamis Lui

Dunamis Lui (born 16 February 1990) is a Samoan international rugby league footballer who plays for the Canberra Raiders in the National Rugby League.

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Dutch Brazil

Dutch Brazil, also known as New Holland, was the northern portion of the Portuguese colony of Brazil, ruled by the Dutch during the Dutch colonization of the Americas between 1630 and 1654.

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Earl of Wilmington

Earl of Wilmington was a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Eastern Catholic Churches

The Eastern Catholic Churches or Oriental Catholic Churches, also called the Eastern-rite Catholic Churches, and in some historical cases Uniate Churches, are twenty-three Eastern Christian particular churches sui iuris in full communion with the Pope in Rome, as part of the worldwide Catholic Church.

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Eddie Foy Sr.

Edwin Fitzgerald (March 9, 1856 – February 16, 1928),Cullen, Frank; Hackman, Florence; and McNeilly, Donald.

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Edgar Bergen

Edgar John Bergen (born Edgar John Berggren, February 16, 1903 – September 30, 1978) was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd.

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Edgar Speyer

Sir Edgar Speyer, 1st Baronet (7 September 1862 – 16 February 1932) was an American-born financier and philanthropist.

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Edward S. Curtis

Edward Sheriff Curtis (February 16, 1868 – October 19, 1952) was an American photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American peoples.

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Elias and companions

Elias and four companions, Daniel, Isaiah, Jeremiah (also known as Jeremy and Jeremias), and Samuel were Egyptian martyrs.

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Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Chase Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress.

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Elyse Knox

Elyse Knox (born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath: December 14, 1917 – February 16, 2012) was an American actress, model, and fashion designer.

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Emperor Yingzong of Song

Emperor Yingzong of Song (16 February 1032 – 25 January 1067), personal name Zhao Shu, was the fifth emperor of the Song dynasty in China.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.

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Enrique Bermúdez

Enrique Bermúdez Varela (December 11, 1932 – February 16, 1991), aka.

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Episcopal Church (United States)

The Episcopal Church is the United States-based member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Eric Byrnes

Eric James Byrnes (born February 16, 1976), is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.

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Eric I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Eric I, the Elder (Erich I., der Ältere; 1470 – 1540) was Duke of Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg from 1495 and the first reigning prince of Calenberg-Göttingen.

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Eric Mun

Eric Mun (born Mun Jung-hyuk on February 16, 1979) is a South Korean singer and actor.

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Erich Hückel

Erich Armand Arthur Joseph Hückel (August 9, 1896, Berlin – February 16, 1980, Marburg) was a German physicist and physical chemist.

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Ernie Stautner

Ernest Alfred Stautner (April 20, 1925 – February 16, 2006) was a German-born American football player and coach who starred as a defensive tackle with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (16 February 1834 – 9 August 1919) was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, marine biologist, and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology, including anthropogeny, ecology, phylum, phylogeny, and Protista. Haeckel promoted and popularised Charles Darwin's work in Germany and developed the influential but no longer widely held recapitulation theory ("ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny") claiming that an individual organism's biological development, or ontogeny, parallels and summarises its species' evolutionary development, or phylogeny.

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Esprit Fléchier

Esprit Fléchier (10 June 1632 – 16 February 1710) was a French preacher and author, Bishop of Nîmes from 1687 to 1710.

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Eugénie Blanchard

Anne Eugénie Blanchard (16 February 1896 – 4 November 2010) was a French-Saint Barthélemy supercentenarian, who at the age of was the oldest living person at the time of her death.

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Explorer 9

Explorer 9, known as S-56A before launch, was an American satellite which was launched in 1961 to study the density and composition of the upper thermosphere and lower exosphere.

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Explorers Program

The Explorers Program is a United States space exploration program that provides flight opportunities for physics, geophysics, heliophysics, and astrophysics investigations from space.

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Félix Faure

Félix François Faure (30 January 1841 – 16 February 1899) was President of France from 1895 until his death in 1899.

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February 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

February 15 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - February 17 All fixed commemorations below are observed on March 1 (February 29 on leap years) by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.

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February 2013 Quetta bombing

On 16 February 2013, at least 110 people were killed and 200 injured after a bomb hidden in a water tank exploded at a market in Hazara Town on the outskirts of Quetta, the capital city of Balochistan, Pakistan.

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Federico Bernardeschi

Federico Bernardeschi (born 16 February 1994) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Juventus and the Italy national team.

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Ferdinand Buisson

Ferdinand Édouard Buisson (December 20, 1841 Paris - February 16, 1932 Thieuloy-Saint-Antoine) was a French academic, educational bureaucrat, pacifist and Radical-Socialist (left liberal) politician.

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Fidel Castro

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016) was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008.

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FIFA

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.

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First Barbary War

The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitanian War and the Barbary Coast War, was the first of two Barbary Wars, in which the United States and Sweden fought against the four North African states known collectively as the "Barbary States".

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Fort Donelson

Fort Donelson was a fortress built by the Confederacy during the American Civil War to control the Cumberland River leading to the heart of Tennessee, and the heart of the Confederacy.

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Francis Galton

Sir Francis Galton, FRS (16 February 1822 – 17 January 1911) was an English Victorian era statistician, progressive, polymath, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, and psychometrician.

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Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg

Frederick William (Friedrich Wilhelm) (16 February 1620 – 29 April 1688) was Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia, thus ruler of Brandenburg-Prussia, from 1640 until his death in 1688.

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Freenet

Freenet is a peer-to-peer platform for censorship-resistant communication.

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Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar (born Rubén Zaldívar; January 16, 1901 – August 6, 1973) was the elected President of Cuba from 1940 to 1944, and U.S.-backed dictator from 1952 to 1959, before being overthrown during the Cuban Revolution.

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G. M. Trevelyan

George Macaulay Trevelyan, (16 February 1876 – 21 July 1962), was a British historian and academic.

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Gary Carter

Gary Edmund Carter (April 8, 1954 – February 16, 2012) was an American professional baseball catcher whose 21-year career was spent primarily with the Montreal Expos and New York Mets.

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Gaspard II de Coligny

Gaspard de Coligny, Seigneur de Châtillon (16 February 1519 – 24 August 1572) was a French nobleman and admiral, best remembered as a disciplined Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion and a close friend and advisor to King Charles IX of France.

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Georg Carl von Döbeln

Georg Carl von Döbeln (29 April 1758 – 16 February 1820) was a Swedish friherre (baron), Lieutenant General and war hero.

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Georg Joachim Rheticus

Georg Joachim de Porris, also known as Rheticus (16 February 1514 – 4 December 1574), was a mathematician, astronomer, cartographer, navigational-instrument maker, medical practitioner, and teacher.

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George F. Kennan

George Frost Kennan (February 16, 1904 – March 17, 2005) was an American diplomat and historian.

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George Kennan (explorer)

George Kennan (February 16, 1845 – May 10, 1924) was an American explorer noted for his travels in the Kamchatka and Caucasus regions of the Russian Empire.

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Georges Ulmer

Georges Ulmer was born with the given name, Jørgen Frederik Ulmer, on 16 February 1919 at Copenhagen, Denmark and died on 29 September 1989 at Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.

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Gerhard Hanappi

Gerhard Hanappi (16 February 1929 – 23 August 1980) was an Austrian football midfielder as commonly regarded as one of the greatest Austrian footballers.

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German tanker Altmark

Altmark was a German oil tanker and supply vessel, one of five of a class built between 1937 and 1939.

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Gert Krawinkel

Gert Krawinkel (21 April 1947 – 16 February 2014) was a German musician and guitarist.

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Gertrude of Hohenberg

Gertrude Anne of Hohenberg (– 16 February 1281) was German queen from 1273 until her death, by her marriage with King Rudolf I of Germany.

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Giambattista Bodoni

Giambattista Bodoni (February 16, 1740 in Saluzzo – November 30, 1813 in Parma) was an Italian typographer, type-designer, compositor, printer and publisher in Parma.

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Giosuè Carducci

Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci (27 July 1835 – 16 February 1907) was an Italian poet and teacher.

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Glyn Davies (British politician)

Edward Glyn Davies (born 16 February 1944) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

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Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba (1585–1645)

Gonzalo Andrés Domingo Fernández de Córdoba (31 December 1585 – 16 February 1645) was a Spanish military leader during the Eighty Years' War, Thirty Years' War and the War of the Mantuan Succession.

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Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada

Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada y Rivera, also spelled as De Quezada and Ximénez, (1496 – other sources state 1506 or 1509Graham (1922) Suesca, 16 February 1579) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador in northern South America, territories currently known as Colombia. He explored the northern part of South America. As a well-educated lawyer he was one of the intellectuals of the Spanish conquest. He was an effective organizer and leader, designed the first legislation for the government of the area, and was its historian. After 1569 he undertook explorations toward the east, searching for the elusive El Dorado, but returned to New Granada in 1573. He has been suggested as a possible model for Cervantes' Don Quixote.

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Governor of California

The Governor of California is the head of government of the U.S. state of California.

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Governor of New Jersey

The Governor of the State of New Jersey is head of the executive branch of New Jersey's state government.

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Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1786–1859)

Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (Мария Павловна; 16 February 1786 – 23 June 1859) was the third daughter of Paul I of Russia and Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg.

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Grand Duchy of Lithuania

The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state that lasted from the 13th century up to 1795, when the territory was partitioned among the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Prussia, and Austria.

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Gretchen Wyler

Gretchen Wyler (born Gretchen Patricia Wienecke; February 16, 1932 – May 27, 2007) was an American actress and dancer.

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Grigory Pomerants

Grigory Solomonovich Pomerants (also: Grigorii or Grigori, Григо́рий Соломо́нович Помера́нц, 13 March 1918, Vilnius – 16 February 2013, Moscow) was a Russian philosopher and cultural theorist.

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Haleyville, Alabama

Haleyville is a city in Winston and Marion counties in the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Hannelore Schmatz

Hannelore Schmatz (16 February 1940 – 2 October 1979) was a German mountaineer.

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Hans F. K. Günther

Hans Friedrich Karl Günther (February 16, 1891 – September 25, 1968) was a German physician, writer, and eugenicist in the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich.

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Hasheem Thabeet

Hasheem Thabeet (born Hashim Thabit Manka on 16 February 1987) is a Tanzanian professional basketball player for the Yokohama B-Corsairs of the Japanese B.League.

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Hazara Town

Hazara Town (Urdu:, Hazaragi) is a lower- to middle-income area on the western outskirts of Quetta, Pakistan with a population of up to 750,000, of which an estimated two thirds are ethnic Hazaras and the remaining portion are Pashtun and Baloch.

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Heinrich Barth

Heinrich Barth (16 February 1821 – 25 November 1865) was a German explorer of Africa and scholar.

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Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer

Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer (16 February 1922 – 15 July 1950) was a German Luftwaffe night-fighter pilot and the highest-scoring night fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare.

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Hendrick Lonck

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Henry Adams

Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 – March 27, 1918) was an American historian and member of the Adams political family, being descended from two U.S. Presidents.

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Henry M. Leland

Henry Martyn Leland (February 16, 1843 – March 26, 1932) was an American machinist, inventor, engineer and automotive entrepreneur.

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Henry Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia

Henry Raspe (1204 – 16 February 1247) succeeded his nephew Hermann II as Landgrave of Thuringia in central Germany in 1241; he later was elected anti-king in 1246–1247 in opposition to Conrad IV of Germany.

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Henry Wilson

Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th Vice President of the United States (1873–75) and a Senator from Massachusetts (1855–73).

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Herb Williams

Herbert L. Williams (born February 16, 1958) is a retired American basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for eighteen seasons from 1981 to 1999.

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Herman Wold

Herman Ole Andreas Wold (25 December 1908 – 16 February 1992) was a Norwegian-born econometrician and statistician who had a long career in Sweden.

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Hezbollah

Hezbollah (pronounced; حزب الله, literally "Party of Allah" or "Party of God")—also transliterated Hizbullah, Hizballah, etc.

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Holy Roman Emperor

The Holy Roman Emperor (historically Romanorum Imperator, "Emperor of the Romans") was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire (800-1806 AD, from Charlemagne to Francis II).

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Howard Carter

Howard Carter (9 May 18742 March 1939) was a British archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb (designated KV62) of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, Tutankhamun (colloquially known as "King Tut" and "the boy king"), in November 1922.

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Howard W. Koch

Howard Winchel Koch (April 11, 1916 – February 16, 2001), as credited Howard W. Koch, was an American director and producer of film and television.

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Hugh Beaumont

Eugene Hugh Beaumont (February 16, 1909 – May 14, 1982) was an American actor and television director.

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Hugo de Vries

Hugo Marie de Vries ForMemRS (16 February 1848 – 21 May 1935) was a Dutch botanist and one of the first geneticists.

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Iain Banks

Iain Banks (16 February 1954 – 9 June 2013) was a Scottish author.

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Ian Clarke (computer scientist)

Ian Clarke (born 16 February 1977) is the original designer and lead developer of Freenet.

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Ice-T

Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record executive, record producer, and author.

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Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

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James Baskett

James Baskett (February 16, 1904 – July 9, 1948) was an American actor known for his portrayal of Uncle Remus, singing the song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" in the 1946 Disney feature film Song of the South.

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James Craggs the Younger

James Craggs the Younger (9 April 168616 February 1721), was an English statesman.

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James Ingram

James Edward Ingram (born February 16, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist.

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Janani Luwum

Janani Jakaliya Luwum (c. 1922 – 17 February 1977) was the archbishop of the Church of Uganda from 1974 to 1977 and one of the most influential leaders of the modern church in Africa.

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January 1

January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.

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Jay Howard

Jay Howard (born 16 February 1981) is a British professional race car driver who competed in the Verizon IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500 and resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Jayaatu Khan Tugh Temür

Jayaatu Khan (Mongolian: Заяат хаан, Jayaγatu qaγan, 1304–1332), born Tugh Temür, also known by the temple name Wenzong (Emperor Wenzong of Yuan, Chinese: 元文宗, 16 February 1304 – 2 September 1332), was an emperor of the Yuan dynasty.

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Jânio Quadros

Jânio da Silva Quadros (January 25, 1917 – February 16, 1992) was a Brazilian politician who served as 22nd President of Brazil from 31 January to 25 August 1961, when he resigned from office.

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Jean Behra

Jean Marie Behra (born in Nice, France, 16 February 1921 – died in Berlin, Germany, 1 August 1959) was a Formula One driver who raced for the Gordini, Maserati, BRM, Ferrari and Porsche teams.

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Jean du Bellay

Jean du Bellay (1492 – 16 February 1560) was a French diplomat and cardinal, a younger brother of Guillaume du Bellay, and cousin and patron of the poet Joachim du Bellay.

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Jean-Charles Pichegru

Jean-Charles Pichegru (16 February 1761 – 5 April 1804) was a distinguished French general of the Revolutionary Wars.

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Jeffrey Lynn

Jeffrey Lynn (born Ragnar Godfrey Lind; February 16, 1909 – November 24, 1995) was an American stage-screen actor and film producer who worked primarily through the Golden Age of Hollywood establishing himself as one of the premier talents of his time.

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Jerome Bettis

Jerome Abram Bettis Sr. (born February 16, 1972), nicknamed The Bus, is a former American football halfback who played for the Los Angeles Rams/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).

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Jerry Owens

Jerry Lee Owens (born February 16, 1981) is a former Major League Baseball center fielder.

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Jimmy Wakely

James Clarence Wakely (February 16, 1914 – September 23, 1982), was an American actor and country Western music vocalist, and one of the last singing cowboys.

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Johannes Stöffler

Johannes Stöffler (also Stöfler, Stoffler, Stoeffler; 10 December 1452 – 16 February 1531) was a German mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, priest, maker of astronomical instruments and professor at the University of Tübingen.

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John Balance

Geoffrey Laurence Rushton (16 February 1962 – 13 November 2004), better known under the pseudonyms John Balance, Jhon Balance or Jhonn Balance, was an English musician and poet.

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John Bradbury (drummer)

John "Brad" Bradbury (16 February 1953 – 28 December 2015) was an English drummer and record producer.

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John Corigliano

John Paul Corigliano (born 16 February 1938) is an American composer of classical music.

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John Galbraith Graham

The Reverend John Galbraith Graham MBE (16 February 1921 – 26 November 2013) was a British crossword compiler, best known as Araucaria of The Guardian.

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John Garand

Jean Cantius Garand (January 1, 1888 – February 16, 1974), also known as John C. Garand, was a Canadian-born designer of firearms who created the M1 Garand, a semi-automatic rifle that was widely used by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps during both World War II and the Korean War.

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John I, Duke of Cleves

John I, Duke of Cleves, Count of Mark (16 February 1419 – 5 September 1481) was Duke of Cleves and Count of Mark.

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John Macionis

John Joseph Macionis (May 27, 1916 – February 16, 2012) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

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John McEnroe

John Patrick McEnroe Jr. (born February 16, 1959 in Wiesbaden, West Germany) is a retired American tennis player, often considered among the greatest in the history of the sport.

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John Schlesinger

John Richard Schlesinger (16 February 1926 – 25 July 2003) was an English film and stage director, and actor.

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John Sharp (bishop)

John Sharp (16 February 1645 – 2 February 1714), English divine who served as Archbishop of York.

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John Tartaglia

John Nicholas Tartaglia (born February 16, 1978) is an American puppeteer, actor, singer, dancer, voice artist, and comedian.

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John V Palaiologos

John V Palaiologos or Palaeologus (Ίωάννης Ε' Παλαιολόγος, Iōannēs V Palaiologos; 18 June 1332 – 16 February 1391) was a Byzantine emperor, who succeeded his father in 1341 at age of eight.

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Johnny Grunge

Michael Lynn Durham (July 10, 1966 – February 16, 2006) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Johnny Grunge.

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Josef Hofmann

Josef Casimir Hofmann (originally Józef Kazimierz Hofmann; January 20, 1876February 16, 1957) was a Polish American pianist, composer, music teacher, and inventor.

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Joseph Victor von Scheffel

Joseph Victor von Scheffel (16 February 1826 – 9 April 1886) was a German poet and novelist.

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Juliana of Nicomedia

Saint Juliana of Nicomedia is said to have suffered Christian martyrdom during the Diocletian persecution in 304.

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June Brown

June Muriel Brown, MBE (born 16 February 1927) is an English actress, known for her role as Dot Cotton in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1985 onwards.

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Justinas Marcinkevičius

Justinas Marcinkevičius (10 March 1930 – 16 February 2011) was a prominent Lithuanian poet and playwright.

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Kaiketsu Masateru

Kaiketsu Masateru (Japanese: 魁傑 將晃, born Teruyuki Nishimori; February 16, 1948 – May 18, 2014) was a Japanese sumo wrestler, who reached the second highest rank of ōzeki on two separate occasions.

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Kanō Eitoku

was a Japanese painter who lived during the Azuchi–Momoyama period of Japanese history and one of the most prominent patriarchs of the Kanō school of Japanese painting.

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Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold

Prof Karl (Carl) Theodor Ernst von Siebold FRS(For) HFRSE (16 February 1804 – 7 April 1885) was a German physiologist and zoologist.

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Karsten Solheim

Karsten Solheim (September 15, 1911 – February 16, 2000) was a Norwegian-born American golf club designer and businessman.

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Katharine Cornell

Katharine Cornell (February 16, 1893June 9, 1974) was an American stage actress, writer, theater owner and producer.

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Kathleen Clifford

Kathleen Clifford (February 16, 1887 – December 28, 1962) was an American vaudeville and Broadway stage and film actress of the early twentieth century.

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Katy Dunne

Katy Dunne (born 16 February 1995 in Hemel Hempstead) is a British tennis player.

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Keith Gretzky

Keith Edward Gretzky (born February 16, 1967) is a Canadian ice hockey executive and former player.

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Keith Haring

Keith Allen Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s.

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Kelly Tripucka

Peter Kelly Tripucka (born February 16, 1959), is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1981 to 1991.

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Ken Farragut

Kenneth David Farragut, Jr. (December 23, 1928 – February 16, 2014) was an American football center.

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Ken Takakura

, born, was a Japanese actor and singer who appeared in over 200 films.

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Kenneth Price

Kenneth Price (February 16, 1935February 24, 2012) was an American artist who made ceramic sculpture.

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Khagan

Khagan or Qaghan (Old Turkic: kaɣan; хаан, khaan) is a title of imperial rank in the Turkic and Mongolian languages equal to the status of emperor and someone who rules a khaganate (empire).

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Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il (or Kim Jong Il) (16 February 1941 – 17 December 2011) was the second Supreme Leader of North Korea, from the death of his father Kim Il-sung, the first Supreme Leader of North Korea, in 1994 until his own death in 2011.

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Kim Soo-hyun

Kim Soo-hyun (born February 16, 1988) is a South Korean actor best known for his roles in the television dramas Dream High (2011), Moon Embracing the Sun (2012), My Love from the Star (2013) and The Producers (2015), as well as the films The Thieves (2012), Secretly, Greatly (2013) and Real (2017).

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Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur

Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur (Reykjavík Football Club), often shortened to KR or KR Reykjavík, is an Icelandic football club based in the capital, Reykjavík.

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Krishnadevaraya

Krishnadevaraya (IAST) was an emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire who reigned from 1509–1529.

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Kyo (musician)

is a Japanese musician, singer, lyricist and poet.

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Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that commits state parties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, based on the scientific consensus that (part one) global warming is occurring and (part two) it is extremely likely that human-made CO2 emissions have predominantly caused it.

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Lanny McDonald

Lanny King McDonald (born February 16, 1953) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Rockies and Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Lars Hertervig

Lars Hertervig (16 February 1830 – 6 January 1902) was a Norwegian painter.

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Lasse Braun

Lasse Braun (born Alberto Ferro; 1936 – 16 February 2015) was an Italian pornographer, film director, producer, screenwriter, novelist and researcher.

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Laureate

In English, the word laureate has come to signify eminence or association with literary awards or military glory.

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Len Lesser

Leonard King Lesser (December 3, 1922 – February 16, 2011) was an American character actor, and comedian known as Len Lesser.

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Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor

Leopold I (name in full: Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician; I.; 9 June 1640 – 5 May 1705) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia.

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Lesley Gore

Lesley Sue Goldstein (May 2, 1946 – February 16, 2015), known professionally as Lesley Gore, was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and activist.

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LeVar Burton

Levardis Robert Martyn "LeVar" Burton Jr. (born February 16, 1957) is an American actor, presenter, director and author.

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Lila Kedrova

Lila Kedrova (full name in Russian Елизавета (Лиля) Николаевна Кедрова) (9 October 1909- 16 February 2000) was a Russian-born French actress.

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Lincoln Motor Company

Lincoln, formally the Lincoln Motor Company, is a luxury vehicle brand of the American manufacturer Ford Motor Company.

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List of ambassadors of the United States to Russia

The Ambassador of the United States of America to the Russian Federation is the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary from the United States of America to the Russian Federation.

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List of governors of the Duchy of Milan

The Governor of Milan ruled the Duchy of Milan as a representative of the King of Spain (1535–1706) and the Archduke of Austria (1706–1796) and (1799–1800).

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List of leaders of North Korea

This article lists the political leaders of North Korea, officially called the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

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List of Presidents of Cape Verde

The following is a list of Presidents of Cape Verde, since the establishment of the office of President in 1975.

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Lithuania

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.

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Liu Kang (football manager)

Liu Kang (16 February 1961 – 29 March 2013, aged 52) was a Chinese football player and coach.

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Livonian Order

The Livonian Order was an autonomous branch of the Teutonic Order, formed in 1237.

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Longineu W. Parsons III

Longineu Warren "LP" Parsons III (born February 16, 1980) is a French-born American rock musician.

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Lorena Rojas

Lorena Rojas (born Seydi Lorena Rojas Gonzalez; February 10 1971 – February 16 2015) was a Mexican actress and singer, best known for her leading roles in popular telenovelas.

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Louis IX of France

Louis IX (25 April 1214 – 25 August 1270), commonly known as Saint Louis, was King of France and is a canonized Catholic and Anglican saint.

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Luc Bourdon

Joseph Luc Bourdon (February 16, 1987 – May 29, 2008) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL) and their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, from 2006 until 2008.

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Lupe Fiasco

Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.

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M. A. G. Osmani

Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani (মহম্মদ আতাউল গণি ওসমানী; 1 September 1918 – 16 February 1984), also known as Bangabir (the Hero of Bengal), was the commander-in-chief of the Bangladesh Forces during the 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence.

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M1 Garand

The M1 GarandOfficially designated as U.S. rifle, caliber.30, M1, later simply called Rifle, Caliber.30, M1, also called US Rifle, Cal.

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Mahershala Ali

Mahershalalhashbaz Ali Gilmore (né Gilmore; February 16, 1974), known professionally as Mahershala Ali, is an American actor and rapper.

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Managua

Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the center of eponymous department.

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MARC Train

MARC (Maryland Area Regional Commuter) Train Service, known prior to 1984 as Maryland Rail Commuter, is a commuter rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area.

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Marceline Day

Marceline Day (April 24, 1908 – February 16, 2000) was an American motion picture actress whose career began as a child in the 1910s and ended in the 1930s.

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Margaux Hemingway

Margaux Louise Hemingway (February 16, 1954 – July 1, 1996) was an American fashion model and actress.

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Margot Frank

Margot Betti Frank (February 16, 1926 – February 1945) was the eldest daughter of Otto Frank and Edith Frank and the elder sister of Anne Frank.

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Marlborough Sounds

The Marlborough Sounds are an extensive network of sea-drowned valleys at the northern end of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Marlene Hagge

Marlene Hagge (née Bauer; born February 16, 1934) is an American former professional golfer.

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Mary Amdur

Mary Ochsenhirt Amdur (February 18, 1921 – February 16, 1998) was an American toxicologist and public health researcher who worked primarily on pollution.

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Mary the Younger

Saint Mary the Younger (Μαρία ή Νέα, to distinguish her from Saint Mary of Egypt; 875 – 16 February 902) is a Byzantine saint of Armenian origin, the daughter of an Armenian noble.

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McDonald's

McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Michael Holding

Michael Anthony Holding (born 16 February 1954) is a former West Indian cricketer.

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Michael Shea (author)

Michael Shea (July 3, 1946 – February 16, 2014) was an American fantasy, horror, and science fiction author.

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Mobile army surgical hospital (United States)

The Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) refers to a United States Army medical unit serving as a fully functional hospital in a combat area of operations.

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Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire (Mongolian: Mongolyn Ezent Güren; Mongolian Cyrillic: Монголын эзэнт гүрэн;; also Орда ("Horde") in Russian chronicles) existed during the 13th and 14th centuries and was the largest contiguous land empire in history.

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Morgan Taylor

Frederick Morgan Taylor (April 17, 1903 – February 16, 1975) was an American hurdler and the first athlete to win three Olympic medals in the 400 m hurdles.

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Naomi Nishida

is an actress.

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Natalie Angier

Natalie Angier (born February 16, 1958 in Bronx, New York City) is an American nonfiction writer and a science journalist for The New York Times.

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National Hockey League

The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.

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New London, Connecticut

New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States.

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Nicaragua

Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Nichiren

Nichiren (日蓮; 16 February 1222 – 13 October 1282), born as, was a Japanese Buddhist priest who lived during the Kamakura period (1185–1333).

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Nicholas of Japan

Saint Nicholas, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Archbishop of Japan, born Ivan Dimitrovich Kasatkin (Иван Дмитриевич Касаткин; – February 16, 1912) was a Russian Orthodox priest, monk, bishop, and saint.

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Nicolai Boilesen

Nicolai Møller Boilesen (born 16 February 1992) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a left back for FC Copenhagen in the Danish Superliga, and the Denmark national team.

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Nikolai Leskov

Nikolai Semyonovich Leskov (Никола́й Семёнович Леско́в; –) was a Russian novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and journalist, who also wrote under the pseudonym M. Stebnitsky.

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Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin

Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin or Baron Nikolaus von Jacquin (16 February 172726 October 1817) was a scientist who studied medicine, chemistry and botany.

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Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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North Sea flood of 1962

The North Sea flood of 1962 was a natural disaster affecting mainly the coastal regions of Germany and in particular the city of Hamburg in the night from 16 February to 17 February 1962.

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Nylon

Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides.

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Octave Mirbeau

Octave Mirbeau (16 February 1848 – 16 February 1917) was a French journalist, art critic, travel writer, pamphleteer, novelist, and playwright, who achieved celebrity in Europe and great success among the public, while still appealing to the literary and artistic avant-garde.

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Olinda

Olinda, is an historic city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeastern Atlantic Ocean coast, in Greater Recife (capital of Pernambuco State). It has a population of 389,494 people, covers, and has a population of 9 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is noted as one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil. Olinda features a number of major tourist attractions, such as a historic downtown area (World Heritage Site), churches, and the Carnival of Olinda, a popular street party, very similar to traditional Portuguese carnivals, with the addition of African influenced dances. Unlike in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, in Olinda, admission to Carnival is free. All the festivities are celebrated on the streets, and there are no bleachers or roping. There are hundreds of small musical groups (sometimes featuring a single performer) in many genres.

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Onesimus

Saint Onesimus (Onēsimos, meaning "useful"; died c. 68 AD, according to Orthodox tradition), also called Onesimus of Byzantium and The Holy Apostle Onesimus in some Eastern Orthodox churches, was probably a slave to Philemon of Colossae, a man of Christian faith.

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Operation Sandblast

Operation Sandblast was the code name for the first submerged circumnavigation of the world, executed by the United States Navy nuclear-powered radar picket submarine in 1960 under the command of Captain Edward L. Beach.

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Oscar Schmidt

Oscar Daniel Bezerra Schmidt (born February 16, 1958) is a retired Brazilian professional basketball player.

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Ossian Everett Mills

Ossian Everett Mills (February 16, 1856 – December 26, 1920) was the founder of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 6, 1898.

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Otis Blackwell

Otis Blackwell (February 16, 1931 – May 6, 2002) was an African-American songwriter, singer, and pianist, whose work significantly influenced rock and roll.

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Oussama Mellouli

Oussama "Ous" Mellouli (أسامة الملولي; born 16 February 1984) is a Tunisian swimmer who competes in the freestyle and medley events.

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Pamela Colman Smith

Pamela Colman Smith (16 February 1878 – 18 September 1951), also nicknamed Pixie, was a British artist, illustrator, writer and occultist.

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Pardeep Narwal

Pardeep Narwal is an Indian Kabaddi player who plays for India national kabaddi Team internationally, and for Patna Pirates in the domestically played Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).

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Parthia

Parthia (𐎱𐎼𐎰𐎺 Parθava; 𐭐𐭓𐭕𐭅 Parθaw; 𐭯𐭫𐭮𐭥𐭡𐭥 Pahlaw) is a historical region located in north-eastern Iran.

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Pat Brown

Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown Sr. (April 21, 1905 – February 16, 1996) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 32nd Governor of California from 1959 to 1967.

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Patent

A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.

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Paul Bailey (British writer)

Paul Bailey (born 16 February 1937) is a British novelist and critic, as well as a biographer of Cynthia Payne and Quentin Crisp.

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Pete Willis

Peter Andrew Willis (born 16 February 1960 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England) is a retired British musician, best known as an original member of the band Def Leppard.

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Peter Hain

Peter Gerald Hain, Baron Hain, (born 16 February 1950) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Neath between 1991 and 2015, and served in the Cabinets of both Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.

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Peter Kosler

Peter Kosler or Kozler (16 February 1824 – 16 April 1879) was a Carniolan lawyer, geographer, cartographer, activist, and manufacturer.

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Peter Porter (poet)

Peter Neville Frederick Porter OAM (16 February 192923 April 2010) was a British-based Australian poet.

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Pharaoh

Pharaoh (ⲡⲣ̅ⲣⲟ Prro) is the common title of the monarchs of ancient Egypt from the First Dynasty (c. 3150 BCE) until the annexation of Egypt by the Roman Empire in 30 BCE, although the actual term "Pharaoh" was not used contemporaneously for a ruler until circa 1200 BCE.

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Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (also known as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Mu Alpha, or simply Sinfonia) (ΦΜΑ) is an American collegiate social sinfonia.org.

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Philip Melanchthon

Philip Melanchthon (born Philipp Schwartzerdt; 16 February 1497 – 19 April 1560) was a German Lutheran reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the Lutheran Reformation, and an influential designer of educational systems.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Phineas Quimby

Phineas Parkhurst Quimby (February 16, 1802 – January 16, 1866) was an American spiritual teacher, magnetizer, mesmerist, and inventor.

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Pierre Bouguer

Pierre Bouguer (16 February 1698, Croisic – 15 August 1758, Paris) was a French mathematician, geophysicist, geodesist, and astronomer.

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Pierre Rode

Jacques Pierre Joseph Rode (16 February 177425 November 1830) was a French violinist and composer.

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Ping (golf)

PING is an American manufacturer of golf equipment, based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Piracy

Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.

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Popular Front (Spain)

The Popular Front (Frente Popular) in Spain's Second Republic was an electoral coalition and pact signed in January 1936 by various left-wing political organizations, instigated by Manuel Azaña for the purpose of contesting that year's election.

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President of Brazil

The President of Brazil, officially the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil) or simply the President of the Republic, is both the head of state and the head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil.

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President of France

The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.

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President of Sierra Leone

The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone is the head of state and the head of government of Sierra Leone, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.

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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.

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Principality of Transylvania (1570–1711)

The Principality of Transylvania (Fürstentum Siebenbürgen; Erdélyi Fejedelemség; Principatus Transsilvaniae; Principatul Transilvaniei or Principatul Ardealului; Erdel Prensliği or Transilvanya Prensliği) was a semi-independent state, ruled primarily by Hungarian princes.

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Prohibition in the United States

Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.

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Public health

Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals".

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Quetta

Quetta (کوټه; کویته; کوٹه; کوئٹہ) is the provincial capital and largest city of Balochistan, Pakistan.

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Qyntel Woods

Qyntel Deon Woods (born February 16, 1981) is an American professional basketball player, who last played with AZS Koszalin of the Polish Basketball League.

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R. R. Patil

Raosaheb Ramrao Patil, better known as R. R. Patil, (रावसाहेब रामराव पाटील) (16 August 1957 – 16 February 2015), was an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra.

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Radoje Domanović

Radoje Domanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Радоје Домановић) (February 16, 1873 - August 17, 1908) was a Serbian writer and teacher, most famous for his satirical short stories.

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Rózsa Péter

Rózsa Péter, born Politzer, (17 February 1905 – 16 February 1977) was a Hungarian mathematician and logician.

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Republikanischer Schutzbund

The Republikanischer Schutzbund (Republican Protection League) was an Austrian paramilitary organization established in 1923 by the Social Democratic Party (SDAPÖ) to secure power in the face of rising political radicalization after World War I. It had a Czech section associated with the Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers Party in the Republic of Austria.

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Richard and Maurice McDonald

Richard and Maurice McDonald were American siblings that founded the original McDonald’s restaurant in San Bernardino, California and inventors of the ‘Speedee Service System’.

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Richard Ford

Richard Ford (born February 16, 1944) is an American novelist and short story writer.

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Richard Mead

Richard Mead (11 August 1673 – 16 February 1754) was an English physician.

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Richard of Dover

Richard (died 1184) was a medieval Benedictine monk and Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Richard Williams (tennis coach)

Richard Williams (born February 16, 1942) is an American tennis coach, and father of Venus and Serena Williams.

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Rickie Lambert

Rickie Lee Lambert (born 16 February 1982) is an English former professional footballer.

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Robert J. Flaherty

Robert Joseph Flaherty, (February 16, 1884 – July 23, 1951) was an American filmmaker who directed and produced the first commercially successful feature-length documentary film, Nanook of the North (1922).

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Roberta Williams

Roberta Williams (born February 16, 1953) is an American video game designer, writer, and a co-founder of Sierra On-Line (later known as Sierra Entertainment), who developed her first game while living in Simi Valley, California.

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Roberto Aizenberg

Roberto Aizenberg (22 August 1928 – 16 February 1996), nicknamed "Bobby", was an Argentine painter and sculptor.

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Roger Bowen

Roger Bowen (May 25, 1932 – February 16, 1996) was an American comedic actor and novelist, known for his portrayal of Lt.

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Roman Senate

The Roman Senate (Senatus Romanus; Senato Romano) was a political institution in ancient Rome.

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Romanian Football Federation

The Romanian Football Federation (Federația Română de Fotbal) is Romania's football governing body.

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Ron Vlaar

Ron Peter Vlaar (born 16 February 1985) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a centre back for AZ Alkmaar in the Dutch Eredivisie, having returned to play at his first professional club.

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Rupert I, Elector Palatine

Rupert I "the Red", Elector Palatine (9 June 1309, Wolfratshausen – 16 February 1390, Neustadt an der Weinstraße) was Count Palatine of the Rhine from 1353 to 1356, and Elector Palatine from 10 January 1356 to 16 February 1390.

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Rusty Magee

Benjamin Rush "Rusty" Magee (August 6, 1955 – February 16, 2003) was an accomplished comedian, actor and composer/lyricist for theatre, television, film and commercials.

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Samuel Willenberg

Samuel Willenberg, nom de guerre Igo (16 February 1923 – 19 February 2016), was a Polish-Jewish prisoner and Sonderkommando at the Treblinka extermination camp who participated in its perilous prisoner revolt.

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Sarah Clarke

Sarah Clarke (born February 16, 1972) is an American actress, best known for her role as Nina Myers on 24, and also for her roles as Renée Dwyer, Bella Swan's mother, in the 2008 film Twilight, Erin McGuire on the short-lived TV show Trust Me, and CIA Agent Lena Smith on the USA Network show Covert Affairs.

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Scotch-Irish Americans

Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Presbyterian and other Ulster Protestant Dissenters from various parts of Ireland, but usually from the province of Ulster, who migrated during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Secretary of State for the Southern Department

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Secretary of State for Wales

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Wales (Ysgrifennydd Gwladol Cymru) is the principal minister of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom with responsibilities for Wales.

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Secretary of State for War

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Secretary-General of the United Nations

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG or just SG) is the head of the United Nations Secretariat, one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.

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Sergio Canales

Sergio Canales Madrazo (born 16 February 1991) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder.

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Sierra Entertainment

Sierra Entertainment, Inc. (formerly On-Line Systems and later Sierra On-Line, Inc.) was an American video game developer and publisher based in Bellevue, Washington.

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Simon Francis (footballer)

Simon Charles Francis (born 16 February 1985) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for AFC Bournemouth.

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Smiley Burnette

Lester Alvin Burnett (March 18, 1911 – February 16, 1967), better known as Smiley Burnette, was an American country music performer and a comedic actor in Western films and on radio and TV, playing sidekick to Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and other B-movie cowboys.

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Social Democratic Party of Austria

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Sofia Arvidsson

Lena Sofia Alexandra Arvidsson (born 16 February 1984) is a retired Swedish tennis player.

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Sonny Bono

Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono (February 16, 1935 – January 5, 1998) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and politician who came to fame in partnership with his second wife Cher, as the popular singing duo Sonny & Cher.

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

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Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, (23 July 1833 – 24 March 1908), styled The Honourable Spencer Cavendish in 1833, Lord Cavendish of Keighley between 1834 and 1858 and Marquess of Hartington between 1858 and 1891, was a British statesman.

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Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington

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Stacy Lewis

Stacy Lewis (born February 16, 1985) is an American professional golfer on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour.

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Stephen Decatur

Stephen Decatur Jr. (January 5, 1779 – March 22, 1820) was a United States naval officer and commodore.

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Stephen Gaskin

Stephen Gaskin (February 16, 1935 – July 1, 2014) was an American counterculture Hippie icon best known for his presence in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco in the 1960s and for co-founding "The Farm", a famous spiritual intentional community in Summertown, Tennessee.

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Stephen Kim Sou-hwan

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Taoyuan International Airport

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is an international airport serving Taipei and northern Taiwan.

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Tennessee

Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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The Farm (Tennessee)

The Farm is an intentional community in Lewis County, Tennessee, near the town of Summertown, Tennessee, based on principles of nonviolence and respect for the Earth.

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The Holocaust

The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.

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The Weeknd

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), known by his stage name The Weeknd (pronounced as the weekend), is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Theresa Goh

Theresa Goh Rui Si (born 16 February 1987) is a Singaporean swimmer and Paralympic medalist, with a bronze in the SB4 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.

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Third Battle of Kharkov

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Thomas Bracken

Thomas Bracken (c. December 1841 – 16 February 1898) was an Irish-born New Zealand poet, journalist and politician.

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Tia Hellebaut

Tia Hellebaut (born 16 February 1978 in Antwerp) is a retired Belgian track and field athlete, as well as a chemist, who started out in her sports career in the heptathlon, and afterwards specialized in the high jump event.

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Tony Sheridan

Tony Sheridan (born Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity; 21 May 1940 – 16 February 2013) was an English rock and roll singer-songwriter and guitarist.

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Toxicology

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Trajan

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Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun (alternatively spelled with Tutenkh-, -amen, -amon) was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled c. 1332–1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom or sometimes the New Empire Period.

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Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.

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Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi (born 16 February 1979) is an Italian professional motorcycle road racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion.

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Vera Kholodnaya

Vera Vasilyevna Kholodnaya (Russian: Вера Васильевна Холодная; 30 August 1893 – 16 February 1919) was the first star of Russian silent cinema.

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Vera Menchik

Vera Frantsevna Menchik (Вера Францевна Менчик; Věra Menčíková; 16 February 1906 – 27 June 1944) was a British-Czechoslovak-Russian chess player who gained renown as the world's first women's chess champion.

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Vera-Ellen

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Vice President of the United States

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Victoria (Australia)

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Vijayanagara Empire

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Vincent Ward (director)

Vincent Ward, ONZM (born 16 February 1956) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and artist.

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Wallace Carothers

Wallace Hume Carothers (April 27, 1896 – April 29, 1937) was an American chemist, inventor and the leader of organic chemistry at DuPont, credited with the invention of nylon.

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Walter Winterbottom

Sir Walter Winterbottom, CBE (31 March 1913 – 16 February 2002) was the first manager of the England football team (1946–1962) and FA Director of Coaching.

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Warren Ellis

Warren Girard Ellis (born 16 February 1968) is an English comic-book writer, novelist, and screenwriter.

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Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer (born 16 February 1978) is an Indian cricketer.

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Wayne King

Wayne King (February 16, 1901 – July 16, 1985) was an American musician, songwriter, singer and orchestra leader with a long association with both NBC And CBS.

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William Katt

William Theodore Katt (born February 16, 1951) is an American film and television actor, voice artist and musician best known as the star of the television series The Greatest American Hero.

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William Masters

William Howell Masters (December 27, 1915 – February 16, 2001) was an American gynecologist, best known as the senior member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team.

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William Pennington

William Pennington (May 4, 1796 – February 16, 1862) was an American politician and lawyer, the Governor of New Jersey from 1837 to 1843, and Speaker of the House during his one term in Congress.

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World War II

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Yuri Manin

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Zhang Jike

Zhang Jike (born 16 February 1988) is a Chinese table tennis player.

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Zhu Yi (Liang dynasty)

Zhu Yi (483 – February 16, 549), courtesy name Yanhe (彥和), was an official of the Chinese dynasty Liang Dynasty.

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Zoran Čampara

Zoran Čampara (born 16 February 1972 in Mostar) is a Bosnian Serb retired football player.

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Zsófia Susányi

Zsófia Susányi (born 16 February 1992 in Szeged) is a Hungarian tennis player.

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1032

Year 1032 (MXXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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116

Year 116 (CXVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1184

Year 1184 (MCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1222

Year 1222 (MCCXXII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1247

Year 1247 (MCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1249

Year 1249 (MCCXLIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1270

Year 1270 (MCCLXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1279

Year 1279 A.D (MCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1281

Year 1281 (MCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1304

Year 1304 (MCCCIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1331

Year 1331 (MCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1390

Year 1390 (MCCCXC) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1391

Year 1391 (MCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1419

Year 1419 (MCDXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1470

Year 1470 (MCDLXX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1471

Year 1471 (MCDLXXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1497

Year 1497 (MCDXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1514

Year 1514 (MDXIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1519

Year 1519 (MDXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1531

Year 1531 (MDXXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1543

Year 1543 (MDXLIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1560

Year 1560 (MDLX) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1579

Year 1579 (MDLXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Monday of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.

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1620

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1630

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1643

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1645

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1646

It is one of eight years (CE) to contain each Roman numeral once (1000(M)+500(D)+100(C)+(-10(X)+50(L))+5(V)+1(I).

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1698

The first year of the ascending Dvapara Yuga.

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1699

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1710

In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Saturday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.

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1721

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1727

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1740

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1742

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1754

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1761

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1774

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1786

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1802

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1804

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1812

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1820

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1821

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1822

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1824

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1826

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1830

It is known in European history as a rather tumultuous year with the Revolutions of 1830 in France, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland and Italy.

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1831

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1834

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1838

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1841

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1843

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1845

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1848

It is historically famous for the wave of revolutions, a series of widespread struggles for more liberal governments, which broke out from Brazil to Hungary; although most failed in their immediate aims, they significantly altered the political and philosophical landscape and had major ramifications throughout the rest of the century.

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1856

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1862

This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.

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1866

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1868

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1873

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1876

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1878

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1881

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1884

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1887

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1891

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1893

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1896

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1898

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1899

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1901

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1902

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1903

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1904

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1906

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1907

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1909

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1912

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1914

This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.

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1916

Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.

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1917

This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.

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1918

This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.

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1919

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1920

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1921

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1922

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1923

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1926

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1927

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1928

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1929

This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.

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1930

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1931

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1932

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1933

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1934

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1935

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1936

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1937

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1938

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1939

This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.

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1940

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1941

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.

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1942

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1943

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1944

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1945

This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.

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1948

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1949

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1950

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1951

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1952

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1953

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1954

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1956

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1957

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1958

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1959

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1960

It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.

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1961

As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.

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1962

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1964

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1965

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1967

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1968

This was the year of the Protests of 1968.

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1970

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1971

The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.

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1972

Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.

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1973

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1974

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1975

It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.

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1976

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1977

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1978

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1979

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1980

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1981

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1982

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1983

The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.

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1984

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1985

The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.

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1986

The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.

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1987

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1988

In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).

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1989

1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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1990

Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.

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1991

It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.

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1992

1992 was designated as.

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1994

The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.

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1995

This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.

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1996

1996 was designated as.

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1996 Maryland train collision

The 1996 Maryland train collision was an opposite-direction collision that occurred on February 16, 1996, when a MARC commuter train collided with Amtrak's Capitol Limited passenger train in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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1997

No description.

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1998

1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.

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2000

2000 was designated as.

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2001

2001 was designated as.

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2002

2002 was designated as.

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2003

2003 was designated the.

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2004

2004 was designated as.

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2004–05 NHL lockout

The 2004–05 NHL lockout was a lockout that resulted in the cancellation of what would have been the 88th season of play of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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2005

2005 was designated as.

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2006

2006 was designated as.

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2009

2009 was designated as.

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2011

2011 was designated as.

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2012

2012 was designated as.

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2013

2013 was designated as.

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2014

2014 was designated as.

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2015

2015 was designated as.

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2016

2016 was designated as.

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549

Year 549 (DXLIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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9-1-1

9-1-1, also written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes.

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902

Year 902 (CMII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/February_16

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