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...leaves as broad as 8 feet across and fragrant, foot-wide white flowers that blushed a deep rose. Named after the queen, Victoria regia., the lily's arrival in England spurred an already flower-crazed public to new heights of wonder and...

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This Day in History

...Bunker, arrived in Boston to be exhibited to the Western world. In 1858, a telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to President Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable. In 1861, President Lincoln...

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Stimulus spending departs from world views of the past

...government expenditure as a means of helping a sluggish economy was John Maynard Keynes. Born late in the reign of Queen Victoria, Lord Keynes lived through both World Wars. The first half of the 20th century saw a major shift in the global balance...

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This Day in History

...Continental Army generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold at Quebec; Montgomery was killed. In 1857, Britain's Queen Victoria decided to make Ottawa the capital of Canada. In 1986, 97 people died in a fire in the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San...

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This Day in History

...Los Angeles formally nominated Al Gore for president. In the world In 1858, a telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to President Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable. In 1960, Britain granted independence...

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This Day in History

...after serving 3 1/2 months behind bars for assaulting two motorists after a fender-bender. In the world In 1819, Queen Victoria was born in London. In 1881, some 200 people died when the Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sank near London, Ontario...

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This Day in History

...was imprisoned in a suffocating cell that gained notoriety as the "Black Hole of Calcutta"; most died. In 1837, Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV. In 1898, during the Spanish-American...

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This Day in History

...incident - such as the number of prisoners, originally put at 146 - are a matter of historical dispute.) In 1837, Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV. In 1898, during the Spanish-American...

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This Day in History

...reduce the national debt while still buttressing Social Security and Medicare. In the world In 1838, Britain's Queen Victoria was crowned in Westminster Abbey. In 1914, Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, Sofia, were assassinated...

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Fourth of July celebration was a high time in old Alaska towns

...area was 75 to 80 percent Americans. The American prospectors joined the Canadians on May 24 for the celebration of Queen Victoria's Birthday (today celebrated on a different date), and then the Canadians would return the favor six weeks later...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070203/nei_historicfourth.shtml
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