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386

Year 386 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Euodius; the denomination 386 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. Emperor Theodosius I signs a peace treaty with King Shapur III; the treaty establishes Persia for the next 36 years. The Greuthungi cross the Danube to raid the Roman garrisons on the northern frontier, they are met midstream by a well-armed fleet, their rafts and dugouts sink. Those not drowned are slaughtered. Magnus Maximus invades Italy. Theodosius I begins to rebuild the present-day Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls. A column is constructed at Constantinople in honour of Theodosius I. Reliefs depict the emperor's victory over the barbarians in the Balkan; the Northern Wei Dynasty begins in China. The Tuoba clan of the Xianbei tribe is politically separated from the Chinese dynasties established in Jiankang.

The Northern Wei rulers are ardent supporters of Buddhism. Prince Dao Wu Di, age 15, becomes the first emperor. Saint Ambrose defends the rights of the Catholic Church with respect to those of the State. Theodosius I is converted to Christianity. John Chrysostom becomes a presbyter. Augustine converts to Christianity, he ends his marriage plans after hearing a sermon on the life of Saint Anthony. The fight in the Roman Empire against anti-pagan laws becomes futile. Sumela Monastery is established in Asia Minor. Jin Gongdi, last emperor of the Jin Dynasty Nestorius, founder of Nestorianism November 23 – Jin Feidi, emperor of the Jin Dynasty Cyril of Jerusalem and saint Demophilus, Patriarch of Constantinople Duan Sui, ruler of the Western Yan Fu Pi, emperor of the Former Qin Murong Chong, emperor of the Western Yan Murong Yao, emperor of the Western Yan Murong Yi, ruler of the Western Yan Murong Zhong, emperor of the Western Yan Pulcheria, daughter of Theodosius I Wang Xianzhi, Chinese calligrapher Yang, empress of the Former Qin

Clachan of Campsie

Clachan of Campsie or Campsie Glen is a settlement now in the East Dunbartonshire area of Scotland. It was part of the county of Stirlingshire, it is situated to the south of the Campsie Fells at the foot of Campsie Glen where the Finglen and Aldessan Burns meet, forming the Glazert Water which flows south-east until it joins the River Kelvin near Kirkintilloch. In it are old industries, Crow Road, Jamie Wright's well, Lennox Castle, Woodhead House, St Machan's Church, Campsie Glen. Clachan of Campsie used to be the main town of the area until Lennoxtown started being built, called "New Campsie". Campsie Glen was a busy place in those times and has died down until now with not many houses left. Called Ballencleroch House, the shrine of Schoenstatt in Clachan of Campsie is a place, with gardens and a shrine to Our Lady of Schoenstatt, where nuns worship Jehovah, the God of Abrahamic religions. Since 1989, families and groups have been able to go there and come back with many comments of how beautiful and peaceful it is there.

There is a woodland walk in Schoenstatt and there are other areas you can explore that most people will find fantastical. In early 1962, Sister Xavera brought Schoenstatt to Scotland by building a centre for German Catholic residents. Sister Vincetas joined her and they worked together for many years in Ardmory in the south of Glasgow, they worked in a large area of Scotland down to Manchester. The looked after German lots of others. After time, Schoenstatt began to grow and a small family Movement began to appear. Sister Xavera had a wish that a shrine could be built, slowly things began to arrive such as the altar in the 1970s and the vocations in the 1980s. Father Duncan McVicar and Father Bryan Cunningham were ordained as priests at Schoenstatt. Sister Mary-Elsbeth Owens and Sister Marion McClay joined the Schoenstatt movement with Father Michael Savage who joined the Schoenstatt Priest's Institute; the move to establish a shrine came when with Sister Patricia. The shrine was opened in Campsie Glen in 1989 and the Formation Centre in 1995.

Neighbours in the area call the shrine nowadays "The Schoenstatt". Houses are dotted along Crosshouse Road; some live along Knowhead Road where there is an entrance to the Schoenstatt and if you go further up the road there will be a farm. It will lead you onto the hill where there are some tracks that lead around the place. If you walk far you can find ruins, pools and all sorts. After the farm you can go down to the river which if you cross and go up the hill that way you will come to the ruin of a small Cottage. Going along Crosshouse road will lead you onto many fields and you will end up at the bottom of Lennoxtown. There are many bogs and you are to see lots of different objects stuck in the mud. From the square you can go up past Wheelcraft onto a little path, vandalised over the years by teenagers not caring about the countryside. There used to be two wood carvings of an old woman's head. You will see the Glazert along beside you, travelling away from you. There are benches there carved out of wood.

Most of them have been vandalised also. One bench is in the little wood further back, next to the path which you can get to by going over the fence and down another path. Further up the path there is a rope-swing and further than that there is "The Big Hand" that tells you not to go further. You can go further though and the path will be much muddier and the river will be next to you. Along that way is waterfall. Back on the main path, a bit after you've gone past Wheelcraft there is another path that leads you to the wishing stone the Crow Road Carpark the hill. Or, from the wishing stone you can go down the path to a pool which you be careful. There could be a dead sheep in it. On the hill there is a small building used for spotting planes during the second world war and further up there are the cairns; when you go up remember to bring a stone to put on a cairn. In the graveyard there is a mausoleum of the Kincaids. There was once a Campsie Glen Curling Club. Canmore - Clachan of Campsie, St Machan's Church Saint Paul's, Milton - History of St. Machan's Church, Campsie

Mark Karpun

Mark Edward Karpun is a Canadian retired soccer player that played in the North American Soccer League, the Major Indoor Soccer League the Canadian Soccer League and for the Canadian Men’s National Team. He is noted for having twice scored the golden goal of sudden-death overtime to win an indoor championship final. Mark Karpun was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he played for B. C. Travellers at age 13, for McNair High School in Richmond, B. C. Karpun was chosen straight out of McNair by the Calgary Boomers with the 17th pick of the first round of the 1981 NASL draft, he joined the Boomers in June after graduating high school and played on an amateur contract through the remainder of the 1981 season. While in Calgary he played on the reserve team, never appearing in an NASL match before the team folded at the end of the season. Karpun was signed to the Tampa Bay Rowdies developmental squad, Rowdies II, in May 1982. With the Rowdies II he scored. Following Gordon Jago’s resignation in July 1982, Karpun’s old coach in Calgary, Al Miller, was named the Rowdies’ new head coach.

In late 1982 Karpun, other Tampa Bay reservists received their first international experience when they trained for two months in Brazil with the world renowned club, São Paulo FC. Karpun’s first chance to crack the Rowdies regular line up came during the 1983 indoor season; as unheralded young players go, Karpun did. This included his double overtime, game-winner in the Indoor Grand Prix finals versus the Montreal Manic, his strong indoor play, coupled with shrinking NASL budgets, earned him a call up onto the Rowdies first-team roster midway through the 1983 outdoor season. 20 years old at the time, he scored 5 times in 13 appearances. He continued to play for the Rowdies through the 1983 -- 1984 outdoor campaigns. With the collapse of the NASL immanent, Karpun signed with the expansion Dallas Sidekicks of the MISL in October 1984 prior to the 1984–85 season; this reunited him with several people from his time in Tampa Bay including Tatu, Wes McLeod, Perry Van der Beck and head coach, Gordon Jago, the man who had signed him to the Rowdies II squad.

Karpun was a regular in the Sidekicks lineup in all but one of his six seasons in Dallas, when a knee injury early in the 1985–86 season limited him to 16 of 48 games that year. In the 1987 MISL Finals against the favored Tacoma Stars, he again proved to have the magic touch. In Game 6 he scored another double overtime, golden goal, this time to force a winner-take-all seventh game. Two nights in Game 7 he redirected in the game-winner at 9:23 of overtime to give the Sidekicks their first indoor crown. In Dallas Sidekicks history, Karpun ranks fifth in goals, seventh in assists, eighth in games played. In September 1990 he signed with the Tacoma Stars to be closer to his family in Vancouver. Over two seasons with Tacoma he played in 76 games. Beginning in 1989 Karpun spent several summers playing outdoors with his hometown Vancouver 86ers in the Canadian Soccer League. During that time Vancouver won the regular season every year, the CSL Championship three times, the 1990 North American club title as well.

They were CSL runners up in 1992. He retired from the sport in 1993. Karpun wore the Canadian men’s national team uniform several times between 1983 and 1986, but figured in only two matches, both as a substitute, he first played in the return leg of a 1983 Olympic qualifier versus Mexico on November 23 at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria, British Columbia. Karpun came on as a substitute in the 60th min He was part of the roster for the President’s Cup in June 1985 but did not appear in either of Canada’s two matches, he made his only other CMNT appearance as a substitute in a 3–0 international friendly loss to Mexico on April 27, 1986 at Estadio Azul. He and his wife Daniela and have three children, Kristina and Alysha. Karpun is now employed as a captain in the Richmond Fire Department in the Metro Vancouver city of Richmond, British Columbia North American Soccer League champion: 1983 Major Indoor Soccer League champion: 1986–87 Canadian Soccer League champion: 1989, 1990, 1991 Canadian Soccer League regular season champion: 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 North American Club Championship: 1990 NASL/MISL stats CMNT bio/stats

Juan Picasso González

Juan Picasso González was a Spanish military man and general who participated in the Rif War with the Spanish Army of Africa in late 19th century and early 20th century. He was a military investigation instructor known for "Expediente Picasso", an investigation report related to the historical defeat of the Spanish Army, some 20,000 soldiers and officers, of which some 8,000 were killed, against the Riffian rebels at the Battle of Annual, on July 1,1921, he was the second-degree uncle of the worldwide famous painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso, through one of his Picasso family nieces. Born at Málaga in 1857, he joined the Academia de Estado Mayor in 1876, where he was one of the brightest students and an accomplished horse rider, he participated in a military confrontation in the North African seaside town of Melilla in October 1893. Melilla, a Spanish autonomous city located on the north coast of Africa, was conquered by Pedro de Estopiñan in 1497, five years after the final conquest of the Nasri Spanish Kingdom of Granada, circa 1035 - 1492.

The town of Melilla was at that time ruled by the Kingdom of Fes, under the first Fes kingdom Sultan of the Wattasid dynasty Abu Abd Allah al-Sheikh Muhammad ibn Yahya, the successor of the Spanish - Berber Zenata dynasty of the Marinids. The Marinid dynasty was a Zenata Berber dynasty, 1215 - 1465, ruling what are now parts of Morocco and Tunisia in the North African Maghreb being threatened with reconquest by the Wattaside dynasty Berbers. In the Early Modern Age, the Ottoman Empire neared to Fes after the conquest of Oujda in the 16th century. In 1554 the Wattasid Dynasty took Fes with the support of the Turks, the city became a loose vassal of the Ottomans, but the seaside town of Melilla remained, together with other further East Mediterranean strongholds conquered by the Spaniards going as far as Tripoli in the actual Libya under the military control of the Spaniards to block Ottoman expansion towards the West, the practice of piracy and slave trading and so on. So, the Turks managed to conquest the inland town of Fes in 1579 under Ottoman Sultan Murad III.

Fes, capital of the Fes Sultanate to which Melilla had been attached till the Spanish conquest of 1497 was conquered in 1579 under Ottoman Sultan Murad III. Melilla was besieged again in 1694–1696 under Ismail Ibn Sharif, the second ruler of the Alaouite dynasty, the successor of his half-brother Al-Rashid of Morocco. Between 1727 and 1745, no less than 15 Sultans were coming out of some bellicose ten children with different mothers fighting for pre-eminence, out of several hundred children from Sultan Ismail, it was the son of Abdallah IV, a.k.a. Abdallah of Morocco, Mohammed ben Abdallah "al-Khatib" was Sultan of Morocco from 1757 to 1790 under the Alaouite dynasty the one who tried to reconquer Melilla again, to no avail. Worse still, Sultan Mohammed IV, Sultan of Morocco from 1859 to 1873 had to endure the Battle of Tétouan, the conquest of Tétouan, 6 February 1861, at the Rif Northern mountains by the bellicose Spanish Army; the expeditionary Spanish force, which departed from Algeciras, was composed of 36,000 men, 65 pieces of artillery, 41 ships, which included steamships and smaller vessels while Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuan, Prime Minister of Spain took charge of the expedition.

It was a punishing expedition making part of the Hispano-Moroccan War. When Mohammed IV died in 1873, Morocco was ready to be "protected" from the covetous eyes of the Spaniards, great losers of the American territories in the 1820s and 1830s by the French, conquerors of Algiers in 1830 and expanding by further and further south of the Sahara. A forward-thinking friend of the French interests could be Hassan I of Morocco, the Sultan of Morocco from 1873 to 1894; the Northern Rif mountains Berbers, did not pay much attention to these political concoctions pressurized by the Spanish presence in their lands. In the long run, this French future monitoring could be accomplished better and more cheaply, from the Southern Moroccan territories of the Alaouite Sultans, rather ignored by the quarrelsome Berbers from the North, speaking Amazigh further down the Rabat, with a view to West African influence on goods supplies and buying of French manufactures from Paris; when Hassan I of Morocco died in 1894, his son and successor, Abdelaziz of Morocco was only 16 years old.

Abdelaziz of Morocco known as Mulai Abd al-Aziz IV, served as the Sultan of Morocco from 1894 at the age of sixteen, only effective Sultan since 1900 until he was deposed in 1908. It is with these limits and within these limits that the joint Spanish-French "protectorate" of Morocco at the beginnings of the 20th Century should be examined in the opinion of some historians. Picasso died in Madrid. Much of the content of this article comes from the equivalent Spanish-language Wikipedia article, accessed April 12, 2007. Pando Despierto, born 1943, see his biography in Wikipedia in Spanish. Historia Secreta de Annual. Ediciones Temas de Hoy. Colección: Historia. Madrid. ISBN 84-7880-971-6. A most fundamental book to understand some 60 –70 years of 20th Century Spanish Military authoritarianism, part of the roots of the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, the raising of Spanish Fascism, circa 1925 onwards. Palma Moreno, Juan Tomás. Annual 1921. 80 años del Desastre. Almena Ediciones. Madrid. ISBN 84-930713-9-0 http://www.fideus.com/esdeveniments%20-%20expediente%20picasso.htm https://web.archive.org/web/20120214085248/http://www.onwar.com/aced/nation/sat/spain/fmoro

Crowthorne

Crowthorne is a village and civil parish in the Bracknell Forest district of south-eastern Berkshire. It had a population of 6,711 at the 2001 census. Crowthorne is well known as the venue of Wellington College, a large co-educational boarding and day independent school, which opened in 1859, of Broadmoor Hospital, one of England's three maximum-security psychiatric hospitals, which lies on the eastern edge of the village. Crowthorne was only a small hamlet until Wellington College was opened in 1859 and Broadmoor Hospital in 1863. Crowthorne railway station known as Wellington College for Crowthorne Station, was opened in 1860 and grew quickly. In the 1960s, the Transport Research Laboratory established by the UK Government as the Road Research Laboratory opened in Crowthorne, was privatised in 1996. At the 2001 census the village had a population of 6,711, which increased minimally to 6,902 at the 2011 Census. Crowthorne is part of the Reading/Wokingham Urban Area, it lies 4 miles NNE from Camberley and 5 miles SSW from Bracknell.

The Crowthorne area spills over into the neighbouring parish of Wokingham Without. Most of Crowthorne is in the Bracknell Forest district. North of Crowthorne is Pinewood, which has cafe and a miniature railway. Crowthorne has a site of Special Scientific Interest and local nature reserve at the north edge of the village, called Heath Lake There is an SSSI to the south-east, called Sandhurst to Owlsmoor Bogs and Heaths, which includes a nature reserve called Wildmoor Heath. To the south of the village, between it and Sandhurst, there is a local nature reserve called Edgbarrow Woods. Crowthorne houses Wellington College, a large co-educational boarding and day independent school, which opened in 1859 as a national monument in honour of the Duke of Wellington, who had led British and Portuguese forces in a succession of military victories in the Iberian Peninsula. Edgbarrow is a secondary school that serves the whole of Crowthorne, with five feeder schools: Hatch Ride Primary, New Scotland Hill, Crowthorne Church of England School, Wildmoor Heath and Oaklands Junior.

There are a few pre-preparatory, preparatory schools and childcare centres in the town accepting children between 3 months and 11 years old. C. F. Taylor, a company that grew into a large international aeronautical fabrications business part of British Aerospace, it was born in a shed of the Buckler premises in Heath Hill Road shortly after World War II. Metal craftsman C. F. Taylor single-handedly produced aluminium racing fairings for motorcycles and bodies for early Buckler cars; the Crowthorne Natural History Society was founded in 1968. Crowthorne holds a biennial carnival taking place in early July; the 2008 theme was Fantasy. The winners of the best junior school float prize were Oaklands Junior school in 2010, 2012; the Carnival as a whole is organised by the Crowthorne Carnival Association, but individual events can be organised by local schools and businesses. The Crowthorne Amateur Theatrical Society was founded in 1978; the Crowthorne Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Roscoe, is based in the village.

The orchestra gives three concerts a year at Wellington College. It holds an open workshop for full orchestra in September and a string workshop in May; the orchestra celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011. Crowthorne & Crown Wood Cricket Club was formed in January 2014 as an amalgamation of two existing clubs; the new club plays its home games in the grounds of Wellington College and at Crown Wood's established base at St Sebastian's. It belongs to the Saturday League Cricket in the Berkshire Sunday Friendlies. In 2013, Crowthorne CC fielded two Saturday teams for the first time, as well as a Sunday Team and a Midweek T20 team, whereas Crown Wood CC fielded two League teams and a youth setup; the 1st XI gained promotion from Division 2 in 2013 after winning the league. The club has a Sunday Team and a Midweek team. Crown Wood's existing youth setup continues under the umbrella of the merged club. AFC Crowthorne is one of the local football teams that play their home games at the Morgan Recreation ground.

In order of birth: William Chester Minor, a major contributor of quotations to the Oxford English Dictionary, c. 1872–1902 A. C. Benson and scholar, was born at Wellington College while his father, Edward White Benson, was its first headmaster. A. Duncan Carse, artist Freeman Dyson, theoretical physicist and mathematician born in the village Sir Anthony Seldon, headmaster of Wellington College, political author About the parish Royal Berkshire History: Crowthorne St. Sebastians School

Buck Crouse

Clyde Ellsworth "Buck" Crouse was an American catcher in Major League Baseball. "Bucky" was born on a farm in Madison County and moved to Muncie, Indiana as a boy. He began his professional baseball career in 1921 with the Jackson Mayors team in the Michigan Central League; when they folded a year he joined the Muskegan Club in the Michigan–Ontario League. The American League Chicago White Sox purchased him in the middle of the 1923 season, it was in Chicago that Bucky began his longtime association with Hall of Famers Ray Schalk, whom he backed up as a catcher, pitcher Ted Lyons, who preferred Crouse over any other catcher. He served as backup to Schalk through 1926, the next two seasons as part of a catching tandem with Harry McCurdy and Moe Berg, his best season was in 1925 when he led the team in hitting with a.351 in 54 games, but he was best known for his strong arm and defensive abilities. He averaged nearly one assist per an unusually high figure. Crouse left the White Sox in 1931 to play for Schalk, now the manager of the Buffalo Bisons International League team.

Because of his hustle and defensive prowess, he was one of Buffalo's most popular players. While with the Herd he caught two no-hit games, during the 1935 pennant race he caught 32 straight games, including five double headers in six days, his fielding average was.984. He was honored with "Bucky Crouse Night" in front of over 13,000 fans at Offermann Stadium and was inducted into the Buffalo Hall of Fame. In 1937 Bucky took over May 20 as player-manager for the struggling International League Baltimore Orioles, after being traded for George Savino and cash. In his first showing as a manager, he batted a solid.288 and led the Flock out of the league cellar into the first division and the Governors' Cup series. They finished fourth, he was recognized by players and officials for his inspirational leadership and was again honored with "Bucky Crouse Night" at Oriole Park. That year he was named The Sporting News' Most Valuable Player of the International League. At age 40 and a grandfather, he was the oldest player to receive this honor.

It was the highlight of his 17-year career. At the celebration, he received the key to the city, a bag of money and a new car. In 1939 he signed to catch for the Little Rock Travelers, of the Southern Association, but asked to be released to manage the Montgomery team of the Southeastern League, he did not like the deep south. He finished his career coaching at Indianapolis of the American Association in 1940. Returning to Muncie, Crouse worked for the Hemingray Glass Company and for the Acme-Lees Company, an automobile moldings manufacturer, he played for the Muncie Citizens, a semi-professional team. Crouse, who died at 86 years of age, is enshrined in the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame, the Buffalo Bison Hall of Fame and the Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame. Https://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Buck_Crouse Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame Interview with baseball player Bucky Crouse conducted by Eugene C. Murdock on Nov 1, 1974, in Muncie, Ind.: Part 1 of 2, Part 2 of 2