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2000s (decade) - Popular Culture - Sports
... The 2002 Salt Lake City and the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games were also major events, though less popular ... Usain Bolt of Jamaica dominated the male sprinting events at the Beijing Olympics, in which he broke three world records, allowing him to be the first man to ever accomplish ... Association football's important events included two World Cups, one organized in South Korea, Japan, which saw Brazil win a record fifth title, and the other in Germany, which ...
Book Of Genesis - Structure
... history" has a symmetrical structure hinged around chapter 6–9, the flood story, with the events before the flood mirrored by the events after ... The "patriarchal history" recounts the events of the major patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to whom God reveals himself and to whom the promise of ...
Slalom Skiing - Proper Definition
... Slalom and Giant Slalom make up the "technical events" in alpine ski racing ... In the United States, skiing events including slalom are managed by the U.S ...
Æthelred The Unready - Legacy
... upon after-the-fact accounts of, and later accretions to, the narrative of events during Æthelred's long and complex reign ... sources for the history of the period, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which, as it reports events with a retrospect of 15 years, cannot help but interpret events with the eventual English defeat a foregone ... Yet, as virtually no strictly contemporary narrative account of the events of Æthelred's reign exists, historians are forced to rely on what evidence there is ...

Famous quotes containing the word events:

    Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child’s loss of a doll and a king’s loss of a crown are events of the same size.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    Most events recorded in history are more remarkable than important, like eclipses of the sun and moon, by which all are attracted, but whose effects no one takes the trouble to calculate.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    On the most profitable lie, the course of events presently lays a destructive tax; whilst frankness invites frankness, puts the parties on a convenient footing, and makes their business a friendship.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)