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'Le Ventre de Paris' Cover Images

Le Ventre de Paris was first published in 1873 and has been translated as The Belly of Paris, The Fat and the Thin and Savage Paris. 43 more words

Émile Zola

August 3 in San Antonio history...

World War I – August 3, 1914
Belgium refuses yesterday’s demand from Germany that they remain neutral and allow access to German troops.  Germany declares war on France at 6:15 p.m. 69 more words


1873: Christ Church Anglican, Geelong, Victoria.

The J. R. Morris Memorial Window.

In October 1872 the committee of Christ Church in Moorabool Street, Geelong, requested the Ferguson & Urie stained glass company of North Melbourne to provide some designs for a memorial window to be erected in the liturgical north transept. 1,220 more words

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Kenelm Chillingly (Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1873)

Kenelm Chillingly is born the only son and heir of Sir Peter Chillingly. From birth, Kenelm was quiet, unemotional, aloof, and in general an odd duck. 705 more words


1873: St Thomas' Catholic Church, Drysdale, Victoria.

The original St Thomas Catholic Church in Drysdale was built in 1855 to the designs of architect Richard Abraham Dowden (1829-1868).

It was constructed by Simmie & Mclachlan… 1,272 more words


this day in crime history: july 21, 1873

On this date in 1873, a group of western bank robbers known as the James-Younger gang tried their hand at train robbery.  The gang sabotaged the track just outside Adair, IA and waited for the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific train’s approach.  124 more words

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