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Baltasar CORRADA-del RÍO

  CORRADA-del RÍO, Baltasar, a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born in Morovis, P.R., April 10, 1935; attended Morovis Public Elementary School; graduated from Colegio Ponceno de Var…

Bienvenido Santos Biography

Bienvenido Santos novelist, poet, activistBorn: 3/22/1911Birthplace: Manila, Philippines A novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist, Santos's early writings were in the English langua…

El Paso, Tex.

Mayor: Oscar Leeser (to 2017)2010 census population (rank): 649,121 (19); Male: 311,280 (48.0%); Female: 337,841 (52.0%); White: 524,764 (80.8%); Black: 22,006 (3.4%); American Indian and Alas…

Alberto Santos-Dumont

For his pioneering work in manned flight Alberto Santos-Dumont is officially called the "Father of Aviation" in his native country of Brazil. Santos-Dumont left Brazil when he was eighteen and moved …

Del Shannon

Name at birth: Charles Weedon WestoverCharles Westover changed his name to Del Shannon because his birth name "had no ammunition." He played guitar and sang in Michigan nightclubs until discovered by…

Del Amitri

Some Other Sucker's ParadeA&M Short on frills, glitz, glamour or hype, the quietly unassuming rockers known as Del Amitri have carved out their piece of the pie quite nicely since the star…

Del Miller

Del MillerBorn: July 5, 1913Harness racing driver, trainer, owner, breeder, seller and track owner; drove to 2,441 wins from 1929-90.Died: Aug. 19, 1996Cheryl MillerK - MMarvin Miller

El Salvador

El Salvador country profile, with map and flag of El Salvador; geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, culture, religion, languages, and largest cities.

El Cid

Name at birth: Rodrigo Diaz de VivarA central figure in the struggle between Christianity and Islam in medieval Spain, El Cid (from the Arabic as-sid, meaning "the lord") was an 11th century warrior w…

El Niño

The climatic phenomenon called El Niño involves the periodic warming of the waters of the eastern and central Pacific Ocean along with a weakening of the equatorial trade winds. It's a n…