Year 1548 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. February 14 – Battle of Uedahara: Firearms are used for the first time on the battlefield in Japan, Takeda Shingen is defeated by Murakami Yoshikiyo. April 1 – Sigismund II Augustus succeeds his father, Sigismund I the Old, as King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. May 11 – Start of the great fire in Brielle. June Ming Chinese naval forces commanded by Zhu Wan destroy the pirate haven of Shuangyu, frequented by Chinese and Portuguese smugglers. John Dee starts to study at the Old University of Leuven. July 7 – A marriage treaty is signed between Scotland and France, whereby five-year-old Mary, Queen of Scots, is betrothed to the future King Francis II of France. August 7 – Mary, Queen of Scots, leaves for France. October 20 – The city of La Paz, Bolivia, is founded. October 31 – At the first sejm of King Sigismund II Augustus of Poland, deputies demand that the king renounce his wife Barbara Radziwiłł. December – Siam attacks Tavoy, beginning the Burmese–Siamese War of 1548.

January 5 – Francisco Suárez, Spanish priest, philosopher and saint February 6 – Francesco Panigarola, Italian bishop March 13 – Sasbout Vosmeer, Dutch Apostolic Vicar March 17 – Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general March 18 – Cornelis Ketel, Dutch painter April 15 – Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician May – Carel van Mander, Dutch painter and poet May 8 – Giacomo Boncompagni, illegitimate son of a Pope May 10 – Antonio Priuli, Doge of Venice July 8 – Kim Jang-saeng, Korean scholar and writer July 15 – George III, Count of Erbach-Breuberg August 26 – Bernardino Poccetti, Italian painter September 2 – Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect September 7 – Filippo Boncompagni, Italian Catholic cardinal September 29 – William V, Duke of Bavaria October 4 – Matsumae Yoshihiro, Japanese daimyō of Ezochi November 27 – Jacopo Mazzoni, Italian philosopher December 14 – Fernando Ruiz de Castro Andrade y Portugal, Grandee of Spain December 30 – David Pareus, German theologian date unknown Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher and occultist Oda Nagamasu, Japanese nobleman Luis Barahona de Soto, Spanish poet William Stanley, English soldier Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese daimyō Sidonia von Borcke, German noble and alleged witch Tomás Luis de Victoria, Spanish composer probable Francesco Andreini, Italian actor Francesco Soriano, Italian composer Simon Stevin, Flemish mathematician and engineer January 9 – Matthäus Zell, German Lutheran pastor January 23 – Bernardo Pisano, Italian composer February 26 – Lorenzino de' Medici, Italian writer and assassin March 23 – Itagaki Nobukata, Japanese retainer March 24 – Gissur Einarsson, first Lutheran bishop in Iceland April 1 – King Sigismund I the Old of Poland June 3 – Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Catholic bishop of Mexico June 6 – João de Castro, Portuguese explorer June 14 – Carpentras, French composer July 4 – Philip, Duke of Palatinate-Neuburg, German duke July 29 – Gian Gabriele I of Saluzzo, Italian abbot, Marquess of Saluzzo August 2 – Henry II, Duke of Münsterberg-Oels and Count of Glatz September 5 – Catherine Parr and last Queen of Henry VIII of England September 8 – John III of Pernstein, Bohemian land-owner, Governor of Moravia and Count of Kladsko October 27 – Johannes Dantiscus, Polish poet and Bishop of Warmia November 16 – Caspar Creuziger, German humanist December 27 – Francesco Spiera, Italian Protestant jurist date unknown Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, Mexican Catholic saint Chief Queen Sri Suriyothai, consort of King Maha Chakkrapat of Ayutthaya Strongilah, Jewish Ottoman businesswoman

Jerry Remy

Gerald Peter Remy known as Jerry Remy, is an American Major League Baseball broadcaster and former Major League Baseball second baseman. Remy grew up in Massachusetts. An all-star second baseman drafted by the California Angels in 1971, he was traded to his hometown Boston Red Sox in 1977, he retired from the sport in 1985 after a series of injuries and ventured into a career in broadcasting. He has served as a color commentator for NESN's Red Sox broadcasts since 1988, only taking some occasional time off for health problems. Remy was born in Fall River, Massachusetts, on November 8, 1952, grew up in nearby Somerset, he attended Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. He is of French Canadian descent. Remy was selected by the Washington Senators in the 19th round of the 1970 MLB draft, but he did not sign, he was selected in the 8th round of the January supplemental phase of the 1971 MLB draft by the California Angels, signed with the team. Remy played four seasons in the Angels' farm system: 1971 with the rookie league Magic Valley Cowboys, 1972 with the Class A Stockton Ports, 1973 with the Class A Quad City Angels and 1974 with Double-A El Paso Diablos and the Triple-A Salt Lake City Angels, where he hit a combined.323 with 4 home runs and 67 RBI.

Overall, Remy appeared in 421 games in Minor League Baseball, batting.275 with 12 home runs and 152 RBIs. Remy made his major league debut with the Angels on April 7, 1975, hitting a single off of Steve Busby of the Kansas City Royals in his first at bat, subsequently being picked off. With the 1975 Angels, Remy played 147 games as the Angels' second baseman, batting.258 with one home run and 46 RBIs. He was caught stealing a league-leading 21 times; the following year, his average rose to.263, although with no home runs and 28 RBIs. In 1977, he had a career-high four home runs, along with a. 44 RBIs. Overall, in three seasons with the Angels, Remy played in 444 games, batting.258 with five home runs, 118 RBIs, 110 stolen bases. On December 8, 1977, he was traded to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for pitcher Don Aase and cash considerations. Remy was the Red Sox' starting second baseman in 1978 and was selected for the MLB All-Star Game, although he did not play in the game. Overall, with the 1978 Red Sox, he batted.278 with 30 stolen bases in 148 games.

He had two home runs, the last ones of his career. In the 1978 American League East tie-breaker game against the New York Yankees, Remy was on base in the ninth inning when Carl Yastrzemski made the final out. Remy continued as Boston's starting second baseman for the next six seasons, although he was hampered by injuries. In 1979, he played in 80 games and batted.297. In 1980, he was limited to 63 games. In 1981, Remy played in 88 games while batting.307. On September 3–4, 1981, he accomplished the rare feat of collecting six hits in a game, going 6-for-10 in a 20-inning game against the Seattle Mariners. In 1982, Remy appeared in a career-high 155 games while batting.280. In 1984, a knee injury limited him to 30 games for the season, during which he batted.250. Remy was released by the Red Sox on December 10, 1985, he retired during spring training in 1986. Overall, in seven seasons with the Red Sox, Remy played in 710 games, batting.286 with two home runs, 211 RBIs, 98 stolen bases. During his ten-year MLB career, Remy batted.275 with seven home runs, 329 RBIs, 208 stolen bases in 1154 games.

Defensively, he had a.981 fielding percentage. Bill James, in his Historical Abstract, rated Remy as the 100th greatest second baseman of all time as of 2001. Since 1988, Remy has found success in broadcasting, working for the New England Sports Network, as the regular color commentator for NESN's Red Sox broadcasts. From 2001 through the end of the 2015 season, Remy teamed with play-by-play announcer Don Orsillo. Remy and Orsillo won four New England Emmy awards, Remy was voted Massachusetts' favorite sports announcer in 2004 by Sports Illustrated. NESN and the Red Sox celebrated Jerry Remy Day at Fenway Park on June 24, 2008, in honor of Remy's 20 years of service for the network, he runs a web site, The Remy Report. Remy owns a hot dog stand, "RemDawg's", located just outside Fenway Park, as well as Jerry Remy's Sports Bar & Grill in Terminal C of Logan International Airport since 2008. There were three other Bar & Grill locations: one behind Fenway Park on Boylston Street that opened March 9, 2010, reported closed in March 2015, subsequently became a Tony C’s Sports Bar & Grill.

Remy was inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2006, elected honorary President of Red Sox Nation in 2007, was inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2017. Remy is the author of th

Mississippi's congressional districts

Mississippi is divided into 4 congressional districts, each represented by a member of the United States House of Representatives. After the 2010 Census, the number of Mississippi's seats remained unchanged. List of members of the Mississippian United States House delegation, their terms, their district boundaries, the districts' political ratings according to the CPVI; the delegation has a total including 3 Republicans and 1 Democrat. From 1789 to 1817, the Mississippi Territory was represented in Congress by a non-voting delegate. Since becoming a state on December 10, 1817, Mississippi has sent between one and eight representatives to Congress. Mississippi was granted statehood on December 10, 1817. Table of United States congressional district boundary maps in the State of Mississippi, presented chronologically. All redistricting events that took place in Mississippi between 1973 and 2013 are shown. Mississippi's At-large congressional district existed from the granting of statehood in 1817 to 1847 and again from 1853 to 1855.

The fifth congressional district was created after the 1850 census and abolished following the 2000 census. The sixth congressional district was created after the 1870 census and abolished following the 1960 census; the seventh congressional district was created after the 1880 census and abolished following the 1950 census. The eighth congressional district was created after the 1900 census and abolished following the 1930 census. List of United States congressional districts