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1900s

1900s: 1900 - 1909  

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Daimler cars develop a new brand using the name Mercedes, that of the ten-year-old daughter of the investor and distributor Emil Jellinek
1910s

1910s: 1910 - 1919  

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D.W. Griffith directs In Old California, the first film shot in the California village of Hollywood
1920s

1920s: 1922 - 1929  

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James Joyce's novel Ulysses is published in Paris, by Sylvia Beach, because of censorship problems elsewhere
1930s

1930s: 1930 - 1939  

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René Clair blends satire and surrealism in his film Sous les Toits de Paris, a dark comedy about a Parisian street singer
1940s

1940s: 1940 - 1949  

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American Ballet Theatre, directed by Lucia Chase and Richard Pleasant, begins its first season in New York
19th century

19th century: 1800 - 1900  

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Napoleon appoints a commission to prepare a code of civil law, which becomes known as the Code Napoléon
20th century

20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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Daimler cars develop a new brand using the name Mercedes, that of the ten-year-old daughter of the investor and distributor Emil Jellinek
Aagje Deken

Aagje Deken  

(1741–1804), Dutch woman of letters. Deken was the author, in close collaboration with Betje Wolff-Bekker, of closely observed epistolary novels in Dutch, among them De Historie van Mejuffrouw Sara ...
ABAHAI

ABAHAI (Nov. 28, 1592–1643, Sept. 21)   Reference library

Fang Chao-ying

Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period (Rev)

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was the eighth son of *Nurhaci. He had two reign titles, Tiancong 天聰 (1627–36), and Chongde 崇德 (1636–44). His mother, Empress Xiaoci ...

ABATAI

ABATAI (July 27, 1589–1646, May 10)   Reference library

George A. Kennedy

Eminent Chinese of the Qing Period (Rev)

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was the seventh son of Taizu (*Nurhaci). Although he took part in the expedition against the Weji tribe in 1611 and against the Jarut tribe of Mongols in 1623, he was thirty-eight ...

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