Year 450 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Avienus; the denomination 450 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. Spring – Justa Grata Honoria, eldest sister of emperor Valentinian III, sends her ring to Attila the Hun in an effort to escape a marriage being forced upon her by her brother. Now about 34, she has had an affair with an officer in her household and has plotted to overthrow Valentinian, who has sent her to a convent at Constantinople. Attila announces his intention to marry her, says he expects to be given half the Western Roman Empire as her dowry, gathers a large Hun invasion force. Flavius Aetius, Roman general, musters in Gaul an army of Burgundians, Ripuarians, Salian Franks and Visigoths under the command of the Visigoth king Theodoric I. July 28 – Emperor Theodosius II, age 49, falls from his horse while hunting at Constantinople and dies soon afterward.
He reigned since 408 under the domination of his Christian sister Pulcheria, allowed to return to court. August 25 – Pulcheria is forced to marry and co-rule the Eastern Roman Empire, she gives the imperial diadem to the Illyrian officer and senator Marcian, age 58, is crowned as empress in the Hippodrome at Constantinople, in a first religious coronation ceremony. Marcian orders the execution of the unpopular court eunuch Chrysaphius, he discontinues the tribute payments to Attila. All the Temples of Aphrodisias are demolished and its libraries burned down; the city is renamed Stauroupolis. Angles and Jutes invade Britain, marking the beginning of the Old English period. Remodelling begins of the Dome of Baptistry of Ravenna. King Yazdegerd II summons the leading Armenian nobles to the Persian capital Ctesiphon, pressuring them to cut their ties with the Western Church. Nalanda University is founded. Metal horseshoes come into more common use in the Near East and in Europe, increasing the efficiency of horsepower in agriculture and transportation.
Hawaii Loa, Polynesian chief, discovers. He settles on Hawaii, named in his honor. February 2 – Justin I, Byzantine Emperor Ariadne, Byzantine Empress Avitus, archbishop of Vienne Chilperic II, king of Burgundy Gunthamund, king of the Vandals Isidore, Neoplatonist philosopher Pope Hormisdas Thrasamund, king of the Vandals July 28 – Theodosius II, Roman Emperor July 31 – Peter Chrysologus, bishop of Ravenna November 27 – Galla Placidia, Roman Empress Chrysaphius and chief minister Cui Hao, prime minister of Northern Wei Chlodio, semi legendary Frankish king and supposed great-grandfather of Clovis I Kālidāsa, Classical Sanskrit writer Quodvultdeus, bishop of Carthage Socrates Scholasticus, church historian Sozomen, church historian
Bone Cave is an unincorporated community in Van Buren County, United States. It lies just off U. S. Route 70S northwest of Spencer and southeast of Rock Island, its elevation is 965 feet, it is located at 35°46′30″N 85°35′6″W. The Rocky River passes through the community; the various forms of its names led the Board on Geographic Names to decide on the official form of the community's name in 1895. The community is named for nearby Big Bone Cave, one of the most famous and historic caves in Tennessee. Big Bone Cave was named for the discovery of a giant ground sloth skeleton in 1811 during the mining of cave dirt to be processed for saltpeter. A post office called Bone Cave was established in 1866, remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1977
The Dub Room Special is a film produced by Frank Zappa for direct-to-video release in October, 1982. The video combines footage from a performance at the KCET studios in Los Angeles on August 27, 1974, a concert performed at The Palladium, New York City on October 31, 1981, some clay animation by Bruce Bickford, several interviews; the 1974 footage was conceived as part of the TV special "A Token Of His Extreme". The entire production was edited in the "Dub Room" at Compact Video at a post-production facility in Burbank, California. A few of the Compact Video staff have brief appearances; the videocassette was released in 1983 with "Baby Snakes", only available through mail-order with a $49.98 price tag and sold out. It was reissued on DVD on October 17, 2005. In 2007 a soundtrack with the same name was released. In 2013 the original "A Token Of His Extreme" video was released on DVD. "Kim?"/The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat Room Service Nig Biz Approximate Cosmik Debris Cocaine Decisions "The Massimo Bassoli Instant Italian Lesson"/Montana "In Case You Didn't Know"/Tengo Na Minchia Tanta Florentine Pogen Stevie's Spanking Stink-Foot Flakes Inca Roads Easy Meat "Huh-Huh-Huh"The following sections were deleted from the original video release: Zappa talking about Compact Video Intermission after Florentine Pogen, with title cards and Zappa talking about bad continuity Frank Zappa - Guitar and percussion George Duke - Keyboards and vocals Ruth Underwood - Percussion Chester Thompson - Drums Tom Fowler - Bass Napoleon Murphy Brock - Flute and vocals Frank Zappa - Lead guitar and vocals Ray White - Guitar and vocals Steve Vai - Guitar and vocals Tommy Mars - Keyboards and vocals Bobby Martin - Keyboards and vocals Ed Mann - Percussion and vocals Scott Thunes - Bass and vocals Chad Wackerman - Drums The Dub Room Special on IMDb The Dub Room Special at AllMovie Info at globalia.net
Vietnam National University, Hanoi is a public university in Vietnam. The university faculties. VNU is a national university, it is the most prestigious university in Vietnam, ranked 124th in Asia by the QS ASIA University Rankings 2019. Throughout its history, the university has had several name changes: the University of Indochina, Vietnam National University, the University of Hanoi. In 1993, Vietnam National University, Hanoi was created by merging the University of Hanoi, Hanoi National University of Education and College of Foreign Languages; the institution owns two high schools for gifted students in foreign languages and natural science. President: Nguyễn Kim Sơn Vice President: Nguyễn Hoàng Hải Vice President: Phạm Bảo Sơn Vietnam National University, Hanoi includes the following members: Official website Official website Vietnam National University, Hanoi on Facebook
Summer and the City is a young-adult novel written by Candace Bushnell. The sequel to The Carrie Diaries and the prequel to Sex and the City, it was first released as a hardcover on April 26, 2011. Picking up where The Carrie Diaries left off, seventeen-year-old Carrie Bradshaw has left her hometown and treks to New York City. Set during the summer before her freshman year at Brown, Carrie learns to navigate her way through the Big Apple, takes a writing class at The New School, pursues a relationship with an older man. Joining her along the way, she meets Samantha Jones, a true Manhattan fashionista who's determined on the path of fame and fortune, the opinionated feminist Miranda Hobbes, a freshman at New York University. Carrie Bradshaw – The high-spirited protagonist of the novel, she is whisked away to New York with dreams of becoming a writer. Samantha Jones - The fashionista that can call herself Carrie's best friend, they were introduced by Samantha's cousin. Miranda Hobbes - A feminist who meets Carrie after finding her bag in the trash and returning it to her
EP1 is the debut EP by American rock supergroup Smoke & Jackal, released on October 16, 2012 on RCA Records. Mona singer and guitarist Nick Brown and Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill recorded the EP within a week at Brown's home in Nashville, Tennessee, they produced the EP and Brown engineered it. A press statement says recording was "fueled by multiple bottles of red wine and a shared fascination with timbre and aural adventure,” which resulted in an “evocative and original melding of oceanic rock with bottomless grooves and hypnotic dub textures.”The EP's first single, "No Tell", was uploaded to the band's SoundCloud page on August 21, 2012 and will go on sale digitally on August 28, 2012. BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe debuted the single on August 22, 2012, calling it the "hottest record in the world." Consequence of Sound wrote of the song, "Kings of Leon’s grandiosity and pomp are in full effect, but Brown’s delicate vocal stylings and the uplifting guitar chug dominate the track."In a press statement, Followill said, "Coming together just worked.
I think it's because we took such an easy approach to it, we didn't bring any egos to it. We just talked about each other's ideas, neither one of us got, it just worked." In the same press statement, Brown said of the lead single, "It was all about tone and vibe and what felt right in that moment. Not second guessing, just having fun in that moment."