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Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles

French imitations of Granucci, Malespini, and Campeggi, Italian tale-writers of the seventeenth century. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CentaurCensorius et …

Abelard and Heloise

A monk and a nun whose love letters became world famous by David Johnson The tragic story of Abelard and Heloise has resonated through the ages. Around 1100, Peter Abelard went …

Gilbert DE LA MATYR

DE LA MATYR, Gilbert, a Representative from Indiana; born in Pharsalia, Chenango County, N.Y., July 8, 1825; pursued an academic course; was a graduate of the theological course of the Methodis…

Charles Marion LA FOLLETTE

LA FOLLETTE, Charles Marion, (great-grandson of William Heilman), a Representative from Indiana; born in New Albany, Floyd County, Ind., February 27, 1898; moved with his parents to Evansville,…

Susette La Flesche

Susette La Flesche reformer, writer, and lecturerBorn: 1854 Birthplace: near Bellevue, Nebr. Also known as Inshta Theumba, or “Bright Eyes,” La Flesche was born on the Omaha Reserv…

New Orleans, La.

Mayor: Mitch Landrieu (to May 2018) 2010 census population (rank): 343,829 (51); Male: 166,248 (48.4%); Female: 177,581 (51.6%); White: 113,428 (33.0%); Black: 206,871 (60.2%); American India…

July

The highest temperature ever recorded for the month of July occurred on July 10, 1913, at Greenland Ranch, Calif. (elevation –178 ft), where the temperature reached 134°F. The lowes…

July

JulyFor terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.DayPhenomenonHour5Earth is at aphelion.05006NEW MOON12007Mercury is 1° 6' south of Venus.08008Mercury is 5° south of the Moon.1800…

July'

The seventh month, named by Mark Antony, in honour of Julius Caesar, who was born in it. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894JumalaJulium Sidus A B C D E F …

July

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.DayPhenomenonHour1The Moon is at apogee.20001Pallas, the second-largest asteroid, is at opposition.20002Venus is 4° north of Aldebaran, the br…