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Fireworks - History
... grand displays of fireworks were also known to be held ... In 1110, a large fireworks display in a martial demonstration was held to entertain Emperor Huizong of Song (r ... Gong Sheng and startled her during a feast held in her honor by her son Emperor Lizong of Song (r ...
25th Alberta Legislative Assembly
... Assembly were elected in the general election held on March 12, 2001 and, with the exception of the three MLAs listed below, held their seats until dissolution of the legislature on October 25, 2004. 22, 2004, the 26th Alberta general election was held to elect the next legislature ...
1956 Summer Olympics
... Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1956, apart from the equestrian events, which were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden ... Equestrian could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations ... This was the second Olympics not to be held entirely in one country, the first being the 1920 Summer Olympics ...
Fireworks Celebrations Throughout The World - Japanese Fireworks Festivals
... Japan, fireworks festivals (花火大会, hanabi taikai?) are held nearly every day someplace in the country, in total numbering more than 200 during ... food (such as Yakisoba, Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki, kakigori (shaved ice), and traditionally held festival games, such as Kingyo-sukui, or Goldfish scooping ... The first fireworks festival in Japan was held in 1733 ...
Jehovah's Witnesses Practices - Worship - Assemblies and Conventions
... Witnesses hold a "Special Assembly Day" and a two-day "Circuit Assembly", held in each circuit worldwide ... These are held either in Assembly Halls owned by Jehovah's Witnesses, or in rented facilities, such as public auditoriums ... Every few years, "International Conventions" are held in selected cities, usually lasting four days (Thursday to Sunday), with visiting delegates from other countries ...

Famous quotes containing the word held:

    This was the Eastham famous of late years for its camp- meetings, held in a grove near by, to which thousands flock from all parts of the Bay. We conjectured that the reason for the perhaps unusual, if not unhealthful development of the religious sentiment here, was the fact that a large portion of the population are women whose husbands and sons are either abroad on the sea, or else drowned, and there is nobody but they and the ministers left behind.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    For a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    The earth is not earth but a stone,
    Not the mother that held men as they fell
    But stone, but like a stone, no: not
    The mother, but an oppressor, but like
    An oppressor that grudges them their death,
    As it grudges the living that they live.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)