In 1896, the university, at that time the only institution of higher learning in the state of Nevada and called by the moniker Nevada State University, investigated the possibility of adding football to their short list of athletic programs and hired Frank Taylor from the University of California, Berkeley for the purpose of developing and fielding the U's first gridiron squadron.
29/10/2009 · Plessy v. Ferguson was a landmark 1896 U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine.
Etymology. The name Chimurenga is coined from the great ancestor of the now Shona, Venda and Kalanga people.The Nambya people are also a part of this group. Their ancestor was known by the name Murenga Musorowenzou (Head of an Elephant), known by the Venda as Thoho yaNdou and Sholo reZhou.
29/10/2014 · The marathon may have ancient roots, but the foot race’s official length of 26.2 miles wasn’t established until the 20th century. The first organized marathon was held in Athens at the 1896 ...
As the war ended, and families boomed. Kiddie attractions became popular in amusement parks. At the end of the 1940s and into the early 1950’s, several children’s rides including present-day Pony Carts, Wet Boats, and Sky Fighter were added. 1951 saw the addition of the Comet roller coaster; the first coaster to operate in the park since Ravine Flyer closed in 1938.
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august 6, 1997 Microsoft Buys $150M of Apple stock. In an effort to help save Apple Computer and possibly deflect criticism in its own anti-trust trial, Microsoft Corp. buys $150 million in shares of Apple Computer Inc. Apple, which had been struggling to find direction and profits for years, agreed to the boost in funding with terms that dictated cooperation in the design of computers as well ...