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Sponsored by the association for library service to children a division of the american library association. History is the study of past events people know what happened in the past by looking at things from the past including sources (like books, newspapers, and letters) and artifacts (like pottery, tools, and human or animal remains. James cook (1728-1779), navigator, was born on 27 october 1728 at marton-in-cleveland, yorkshire, england, the son of a scottish labourer and his yorkshire wife meanwhile charting the islands and collecting natural history specimens this article was first published in hardcopy in australian dictionary of biography, volume 1, (mup), 1966.
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The yugoslav torpedo boat t5 was a sea-going torpedo boat operated by the royal yugoslav navy between 1921 and 1941 originally 87 f, a 250t-class torpedo boat of the austro-hungarian navy commissioned on 25 october 1915 during world war i, she was armed with two 66 mm (26 in) guns and four 450 mm (177 in) torpedo tubesfollowing austria-hungary's defeat in 1918, 87 f was allocated to what. An overview of the history of life on earth, from the earliest bacteria to the first modern humans sources the oxford encyclopedia of evolution by mark pagel, ed. New biography sharp, minnie bell (adney) we acknowledge the support of the government of canada through the department of canadian heritage we acknowledge the financial support of the canadian museum of history through the online works of reference program funded by the government of canada.