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This Week In History

This Week in History:

(July 26-Aug 1)

  1. July 27,  1990 NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing got married. Patrick Ewing was drafted out of what college?
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Quizzo

This week in Christchurch history (27 July to 2 August)

28 July 1986
Grenadier Hotel demolished in Oxford Terrace. Formerly The Royal, it was the third hotel on this site since 1851.

29 July 1953… 210 more words

Christchurch

This Week In History: The Doors, Elton John & Patti Labelle

The music history books are vast and full of interesting bits of knowledge.

“Big” Jay Sorensen gives you a recap of the biggest and most interesting music news from the week; something from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. 1,767 more words

Features

This Week In History: July 13-19

July 13, 1814: The Carabinieri, the national gendarmerie of Italy, is established.

July 14, 1798: The citizens of Paris storm the Bastille.

July 15, 1799: 107 more words

Regency

This week in Christchurch history (13 to 19 July)

13 July 1905
Construction of King Edward Barracks begins. The building was completed in an amazing 25 days. In the absence of a true Town Hall, it was often the venue for large concerts and civic occasions. 202 more words

Christchurch

This Week In History: July 6-12

July 6, 1189: Richard I is crowned King of England.

July 7, 1911: The United States, Great Britain, Japan, and Russia sign the North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 banning open-water seal hunting, the first international treaty to address wildlife preservation issues. 92 more words

Regency