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21 October 1939

21 October 1939War at Sea/ In the AirTwelve German aircraft attack a British convoy in the North Sea. Four are said to have been shot downWestern FrontHeavy artillery fire takes placeDiplomacyFinnish delegation leaves for Moscow with new instructionsItalo-German agreement signed for the tranfer to the Reich of the Germans of the South TyrolHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 21 October 1939, http://www.
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Roman Mummy Masks

These Roman mummy masks come from ancient Egypt. They date from the 1st-2nd century CE, and they painted and made from plaster. (Pushkin Museum, Moscow)
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Relief of a Median Man

This relief from Persepolis, Iran shows a Median man climbing a staircase. Experts are quite sure what he's holding in his hands, but it might a stone or a shield. This relief is made from gray limestone...
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Qui Vive SP-1004 - History

Qui Vive(SP-1004: 1. 45& 39;; b. 9& 39;6& 34;; dr. 1& 39;7& 34;; s. 20 k.; cpl. 5)Qui Vive (SP-1004) was huilt by Hutchinson Bros., Alexandria, N.Y., for Houston Barnard Roehester, N.Y., and was chartered by the Navy 22 June 1917 from H. Barnard at Alexandria Bay, N.Y. She was assigned to the 5th Naval District for section patrol duty.
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“I Stay” Moment of official rupture of Prince Regent Dom Pedro with Portugal. In 1821, when under pressure from the Portuguese Cortes to return to Portugal, Dom Pedro received from the Brazilian political leaders a petition requesting his stay here. To this request, the prince would have responded with the following statement: "If it is for the good of all and the general happiness of the nation, tell the people that I stay."
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