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1464

Year 1464 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. It is one of eight years to contain each Roman numeral once. April 25 – Battle of Hedgeley Moor in England: Yorkist forces under John Neville defeat the Lancastrians under Sir Ralph Percy, killed. May 1 – Edward IV of England secretly marries Elizabeth Woodville, keeps the marriage a secret for five months afterwards. May 15 – Battle of Hexham: Neville defeats another Lancastrian army, this one led by King Henry and Queen Margaret themselves; this marks the end of organized Lancastrian resistance for several years. June 11 – A 15-year-truce between the kingdoms of England and Scotland is signed. June 18 – Pope Pius II himself shoulders the cross of the Crusades, departs for Ancona to participate in person, he names Skanderbeg general captain of the Holy See, under the title Athleta Christi. This plan forces Skanderbeg to break his ten-year peace treaty with the Ottomans signed in 1463, by attacking their forces near Ohrid. June 23 – Christian I of Denmark and Norway, serving as King of Sweden, is declared deposed from the latter throne.

His deposed predecessor Charles VIII of Sweden is re-elected to the throne on August 9. August 21 – Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan abdicates, is succeeded by his son, Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado. August 30 – Pope Paul II succeeds Pope Pius II, as the 211th pope. In China, a small rebellion occurs during the Ming Dynasty. Jehan Lagadeuc writes, it is the first French dictionary as well as the first Breton dictionary of world history, it will be published in 1499. Tenguella, the founder of the Empire of Great Fulo, becomes chief of the Fula people. April 23 Robert Fayrfax, English Renaissance composer Joan of France, Duchess of Berry May 6 – Sophia Jagiellon, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Polish princess May 30 – Barbara of Brandenburg, Bohemian queen June 27 – Ernst II of Saxony, Archbishop of Magdeburg and Administrator of Halberstadt July 1 – Clara Gonzaga, Italian noble November 19 – Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan date unknown Nezahualpilli, Aztec ruler Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Grand Master of the Knights Hospitallers January – Desiderio da Settignano, Italian sculptor February 23 – Zhengtong Emperor of China March 8 – Catherine of Poděbrady, Hungarian queen May 15 – Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset May 17 – Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English politician May 25 – Charles I, Count of Nevers June 18 – Rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter August 1 – Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence August 11 – Nicholas of Cusa, German mathematician and astronomer August 12 – John Capgrave, English historian and theologian August 14 – Pope Pius II September 7 – Otto III, Duke of Pomerania-Stettin September 23 – Bernardo Rossellino, Italian sculptor and architect September 26 – Benedetto Accolti the Elder, Italian jurist and historian November 16 – John, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach November 23 – Blessed Margaret of Savoy December 2 – Blanche II of Navarre

MTV Unplugged (Korn album)

MTV Unplugged: Korn is an acoustic live album by the band Korn released worldwide on March 5, 2007 and on the following day in the United States. The performance, part of the MTV Unplugged series, took place in MTV studios in Times Square, New York City on December 9, 2006 in front of a crowd of fifty people, and this was Korn's first and only live album to be recorded as a three piece band as their original drummer David Silveria left the group in the same month It marks Korn's second televised acoustic performance, with the first being on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! on July 18, 2006. The show was broadcast online on MTV.com on February 23, 2007 and was broadcast on television in America and Asia from March 2, 2007. The exclusive acoustic set had the participation of other big-name artists including The Cure and Amy Lee; the album debuted on the U. S. Billboard 200 at #9, with about 51,000 copies sold in its first week, experienced 55% decline in sales in the following week. On December 24, 2006 Richard Gibbs has made following statement on his message board: About a month or so ago my pal Jonathan asked me to music direct/arrange Korn's appearance on MTV Unplugged.

We videotaped at MTV's studios in Times Square two weeks ago and we are mixing that CD as well here at the Woodshed, yours at the producing helm again. For this project I added four celli, two basses, two cimbassos, two bass/contrabass trombonists, a saw player, a glass harmonica player, choir bells, a six person taiko ensemble to Korn. Plus The Cure sat in for a mashup and Amy Lee sang along on Freak on a Leash. Awesome. "No One's There" "Thoughtless" "Dirty" The album's booklet contained a special code which granted owners of the recording an opportunity for an exclusive preview of Korn's forthcoming studio album Untitled

Theodore Fraser

Major-General Sir Theodore Fraser, was a British soldier of the Royal Engineers, serving for most of his career with the Indian Army. Fraser was born on 15 June 1865 in Inverness, Scotland to parents Rev Prof Donald Fraser D. D. and Theresa Eliza Isabella Gordon, the fourth daughter of Major-General Alexander Gordon of the Royal Engineers. His Scots-born father had returned to Scotland after he married. In 1870 the family moved to Marylebone in London and his father became a prominent figure in the Presbyterian Church of England, serving as Moderator of the Synod in 1880. From University College School Theodore went to Clare College, obtaining his commission direct into the Royal Engineers in February 1886. Indian service soon brought, he was in the Chin-Lushai expedition of 1889–90 and the Hazara expedition in 1891. He was promoted to captain on 13 August 1896, served as an adjutant of the 2nd Division during the Tirah campaign of 1897–98. In February 1900 he left Southampton in the SS Assaye bound for active service in South Africa during the Second Boer War.

His experience was put to use as a Special Service Officer stationed in Cape Colony, the Orange Free State, the Frederickstad in Western Transvaal until December that year. In 1901 he was sent to the Staff College. Promoted to major in September 1904, he was appointed Deputy Assistant Adjutant General of the Bombay Brigade in February 1905, his role was changed to Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General at British Army headquarters in Simla in November 1907. He stayed on at the headquarters for two years. In February 1909 he assumed the role of a Professor and General Staff Officer Grade 2, instructing young officers at the Command and Staff College in Quetta for the next three years, was promoted to lieutenant-colonel in December 1912. Shortly after promotion he was sent to the Britannia Royal Naval College. Though he was eager for active service during World War I, he was given an administrative role of Embarkation Commandant, it was not until March, 1915, that he was appointed Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General of the Lahore Division and in France.

In this capacity, as Assistant Quartermaster General he was with the division at "Second Ypres" and the battles of Aubers Ridge and Festubert. In May, 1916, Colonel Fraser was appointed the administrative role of General Staff Officer Grade 1 of the newly formed 15th Division, stationing on the Euphrates front until October of that same year where he was again transferred to the III Corps as Brigadier-General General Staff, he led the Corps through the Battle of Kut, the maneuver leading to the occupation of Baghdad, the operations on the Adhaim in April, 1917. He had received a brevet in March, reached the substantive rank of colonel in December, by which time the operations in the Jabal Hamrin area had been concluded. From February to April, 1918, he acted as Chief of the General Staff to General William Marshall, the Commander-in-Chief of the Mesopotamian campaign, he assumed the command of the 15th Division in September 1918, the 18th Division in the following March, promoting to Major-General in June 1919.

While assigned to the 18th Division, Fraser was tasked to lead "South Kurdistan Force" to conduct operations against Shaikh Mahmud Barzanji, leading a localized rebellion. Barzenji was wounded and captured by Fraser's forces, he was engaged in other Kurdistan operations of 1919–20, relinquishing command in October, 1921, From March to November, 1922, he commanded the forces in Iraq, but was not again employed until May 1924, when he was appointed General Officer Commanding Malaya Command. He performed his tour of duty in Singapore for the next three years until his retirement on 9 June 1927, with Major-General C. C. Van Straubenzee, KBE, CB, CMG replacing him as the next GOC Malaya on 16 June 1927. Major-General Sir Theodore Fraser's last known home address was at The Rookery, Roehampton Lane, London in 1939. Sir Theodore Fraser died in a nursing home on 22 May 1953 in Putney, London, at the age of 87, his funeral was carried at out the Putney Vale Crematorium at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 26 May 1953.

He married Constance Ruth Stevenson, daughter of Nathaniel Stevenson in June 1903 at Marylebone Parish Church. Obituary in the Daily Telegraph, 23 May 1953; the Times Newspaper, 13 May 1939