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672

Year 672 was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar. The denomination 672 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. Wamba succeeds Recceswinth as king of the Visigoths. After ascending to the throne he faces a revolt from Hilderic, governor of Nîmes, who has himself aspired to the kingship, he is supported by bishop of Maguelone. Wamba sends dux Paulus to Septimania to end the hostilities, but on his arrival at Narbonne he proclaims himself king. King Cenwalh of Wessex dies after a 31-year reign, in which he has lost much of his territory to Welsh and Mercian forces, he is succeeded by his widow Seaxburh. His sub-kings divide Wessex amongst themselves. January 7 – Emperor Tenji dies after a 10-year reign, in which he has given the Fujiwara clan its name. Following his death, there ensues a succession dispute between Tenji's 14 children, he is succeeded by his favorite son Kōbun, age 23, first accorded with the title Daijō-daijin.

August 21 – Kōbun is deposed after 8 months, during a brief but violent battle called the Jinshin War. He is succeeded by his uncle Ōama, who becomes the 40th emperor of Japan with support from the Fujiwara family, he takes the name Tenmu, begins a reign that will continue until 686. As part of the Second Tikal-Calakmul War, B'alaj Chan K'awiil is again forced to abandon Dos Pilas, after it is attacked by an insurgency led by Nuun Ujol Chaak against Calakmul. Cædmon, Anglo-Saxon poet, writes a nine-line hymn on the Creation. A onetime illiterate herdsman, he becomes a monk under the rule of Hilda of Whitby, where he will turn various biblical themes into vernacular poetry. January 27 – Pope Vitalian dies at Rome after a reign of more than 14 years, he is succeeded by Adeodatus II as the 77th pope. Máel Ruba, Irish abbot, founds one of the first Christian monasteries in Applecross located in hostile Pictish territory. Wilfrid, bishop of York, brings stonemasons and glaziers from France and Italy to build Ripon Cathedral.

Bede, Anglo-Saxon theologian and historian Chilperic II, king of the Franks Yazid ibn al-Muhallab, Muslim governor January 7 – Tenji, emperor of Japan January 27 – Pope Vitalian March 2 – Chad of Mercia, Anglo-Saxon abbot August 21 – Kōbun, emperor of Japan Cenwalh, king of Wessex Jiang Ke, general of the Tang Dynasty Recceswinth, king of the Visigoths Xu Jingzong, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty

Herschbach, Selters

Herschbach is a state-recognized “air” health resort in the Westerwaldkreis and the biggest Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Herschbach is found in the Dierdorf Hollow, itself nestled in the hilly low mountain region of the lower Westerwald halfway between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main; the municipal area is home to three conservation areas as well as an 800-ha community forest. Right nearby is the Westerwald Lake Plateau on which rises the Holzbach, which flows through the municipal area. Bordering on the community are, clockwise beginning in the north, Mündersbach, Hartenfels, Rückeroth and Freirachdorf; the nearest towns are Selters and Hachenburg. Koblenz and Bonn are the nearest cities. Written records about Herschbach begin with its first documentary mention in 1248, it can be assumed, that the area had been settled long before that, as a place named Hergispach crops up in the Engers Chronicle from 963.

Moreover, the find of a “west German beaker adorned with band”, a replica of, exhibited at the Landschaftsmuseum Westerwald in Hachenburg, bears witness to a human presence in the area some 4,000 years ago. In 1343, Emperor Karl IV granted Herschbach town rights, although these were withdrawn 14 years later. At this time, the mediaeval settlement consisted of the moated castle, which belonged to the Counts of Isenburg. In 1371, Herschbach was conquered by Kuno II of Archbishop of Trier. Herschbach was spared the Thirty Years' War’s ravages, but the villages of Überherschbach and Dorfborn to the Oberherschbach chapel, were destroyed so that their inhabitants would seek and find refuge in the fortified community of Herschbach. Today’s streets and Untertor, give some idea of the community's dimensions at that time; the castle within its moat fostered handicrafts. An important era in Herschbach's economic history is said to be the quartzite mining; when the Siershahn-Altenkirchen railway line opened in 1884, it opened new perspectives on mining the valuable freshwater quartzite, since there was favourable transport at hand.

With the opening of the Kleinbahn Selters–Hachenburg, a narrow-gauge railway whose head office was in Herschbach, began the planned mining in Herschbach's, Rückeroth’s, Freirachdorf’s and Marienrachdorf’s municipal areas in 1900. With the further upswing in the iron industry’s development, “Herschbach quartzite” became one of the most sought-after raw materials for this industry in need of fireproof materials. Quartzite mining was for many years the community's main livelihood. In 1939, 625 workers from Herschbach and the neighbouring communities were employed at the quarries. In the 1950s, quartzite mining was shut down because the waning yields from the quartzite lode made recovery economically unjustifiable. What is left over from the “quartzite boom” is a far-reaching change in the look of the local landscape due to tailing heaps, some of which are today overgrown with low forest. Many abandoned pits are used as fishponds. Unusable land, decayed loading ramps and impassable lands still recall the Herschbach Quartzite Basin.

The closure had great consequences for the narrow-gauge railway, whose tracks were torn up by 1960. After quartzite mining ended, the community administration set about getting other industries to locate in the community, at which they had success. Deutz AG, for instance, opened a parts factory in Herschbach. In the course of municipal restructuring, Herschbach and 20 other communities joined together in 1972 into the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters. On 30 June 2007, the population figures showed that there were 2,899 people whose primary residence was in the community, another 112 who maintained a secondary residence here, for a total of 3,011. Of these, 49.5 % were 50.5 % female. The share of the population represented by foreigners was 8.4% inhabitants of Turkish origin. The biggest age group is 40- to 49-year-olds; the greater part of the population belongs to the Christian faith. Those without a faith number 12.8%. The rest are Muslims; as for family relationships, 38.2 % are 6.6 % divorced. Population development over the years runs as follows: The council is made up of 20 council members, as well as the honorary and presiding mayor, who were elected in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Seat apportionment on elected council: FLH The community's arms show Saint Lawrence of Rome, Herschbach's patron saint. He is shown with a grill, on which he was martyred; the arms have a red-silver background. Pleudihen-sur-Rance, since September 1979In December 1978, a delegation from Pleudihen-sur-Rance visited the community of Herschbach. In May 1979, this was reciprocated by a delegation from Herschbach to Pleudihen-sur-Rance to seal the partnership. In September 1979, the official partnership celebration was held in Herschbach. In an extraordinary council session, the partnership documents were signed by the mayors Dr. E. Playoust and Franz Beuler. In 1981, under Günter Beuler's and Ulrike Pfeifer's supervision, the first student and youth exchanges took place. These

List of Nepal One Day International records

This is a list of Nepal one day International cricket records, record of team and individual performances in One Day International cricket. For the list of Nepal men's twenty 20 International records, Visit List of Nepal Twenty20 International cricket records. For the list of Nepal women twenty 20 international records, Visit List of Nepal women Twenty20 international records. Nepal played their first ODI match against Netherlands on August 1, 2018 and these records date from that match. In general the top five are listed in each category; the bolted name of the player represents the player who played at least one ODI match in the ongoing season. Qualification:100 runs Qualification: 100 balls Qualification: 2 Ducks Not yet Does not include catches taken by wicketkeeper. Note: An asterisk signifies an unbroken partnership. Note: An asterisk signifies an unbroken partnership. Nepal Twenty20 International Records at ESPNcricinfo.com Nepal national cricket team List of Nepal Twenty20 International cricketers List of Twenty20 International records Nepal women's national cricket team List of Nepal Twenty20 International cricket records

Capitol Theatre (Passaic, New Jersey)

The Capitol Theatre was an entertainment venue located at the intersection of Monroe Street and Central Avenue in Passaic, New Jersey. Built in 1926 as a vaudeville house, the Capitol served as a movie theater and a venue for rock concerts. Throughout the 1970s and into the mid-1980s, the 3,200-seat theatre was a popular stop on nearly every major rock artist's tour; the venue was known for its in-house video system which resulted in a number of good quality and white video bootlegs. After it closed, the building fell into disrepair and it was demolished in April 1991. A shopping center known as Capitol Plaza occupies the site now; the Marshall Tucker Band concert from February 18, 1977, recorded at the Capitol Theatre was released on December 4, 2007 as a 2 CD/DVD package, called Carolina Dreams Tour'77 marking the 30th anniversary of the concert, on Shout! Factory/Ramblin' Records distributed by Sony BMG; this is the only known footage of a complete concert by the original members. The video for the #1 hit by Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart, Sting called "All For Love" was mistakenly reported as being filmed at the Capitol Theatre.

It was filmed at The Ritz Theater in Elizabeth NJ. The band The Brothers Johnson filmed a live video at the theater on April 25, 1980; the Four Seasons - 1972 Bette Midler - March 10, 1973 Jerry Garcia Band - June 6, 1973 Jerry Garcia Band - June 16, 1973 Jerry Garcia Band - September 6, 1973 The Byrds - 1973 Mountain - 1973 Stray Cats Hot Tuna - October 4, 1974 Lou Reed, Hall & Oates - October 5, 1974 Jerry Garcia Band - November 9, 1974 Gregg Allman - 1974, Several recordings appear on The Gregg Allman Tour Queen, Kansas - February 21, 1975 Jerry Garcia Band - April 5, 1975 Fleetwood Mac - October 17, 1975 Jerry Garcia Band - November 11, 1975 Linda Ronstadt - December 6, 1975 Peter Frampton - February 14, 1976 Dan Fogelberg - March 20, 1976 Jerry Garcia Band - April 2, 1976 Grateful Dead - June 16, 17, 18, 1976. E. M. - June 9, 1984 Jerry Garcia Band - December 10, 1983 George Thorogood and The Destroyers - July 5, 1984 Lou Reed - September 25, 1984 Jethro Tull – October 28, 1984 Dave Edmunds’ Ten Great Guitars with Link Wray, Dickey Betts, Johnny Winter, Brian Setzer, Steve Cropper, David Gilmour, Neal Schon, Lita Ford and Tony Iommi - November 3, 1984 Jerry Garcia Band - November 24, 1984 Dave Edmunds’ - February 28, 1985 Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes with guest appearance by Little Steven - September 20, 1985 Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - September 21, 1985 Jerry Garcia Band - January 31, 1986 Beastie Boys - April 1, 1987 The Capitol Theatre Passaic Website Extensive collection of photos and programs from the music era of the Capitol

Anita Mui

Anita Mui Yim-fong was a Hong Kong singer and actress making major contributions to the Cantopop music scene and receiving numerous awards and honours. She remained an idol throughout most of her career, was regarded as a Cantopop diva. Mui once held a sold-out concert in Hammersmith, England, where she was dubbed the "Madonna of the East", which brought her to further international fame; that title stayed with her throughout her career, has been used as a comparison for both Eastern and Western media. In the 1980s, the gangtai style of music was revolutionised by Mui's wild dancing and on-stage femininity, she was famed for her outrageous costumes and high-powered performances in combination with contralto vocals, which are rare in female artists. Her fan base reached far beyond Hong Kong into many parts of Asia, including Taiwan, mainland China and Malaysia, other countries, as well. In the Hong Kong entertainment industry, where stars rise and fall Mui remained in the spotlight for 21 years.

Her career came to an abrupt halt in 2003. She died that year at the age of 40. Mui experienced much hardship in her childhood, she was the youngest daughter in a family of four children. Her elder sister, Ann Mui, was a singer; the children were raised in a single-parent family. In some of her interviews, Mui mentioned; this meant that she had to help provide for her siblings at an early age, dropping out of school at the age of 13 or 14. More hardship followed the family. To earn a living, Mui entered show business around the age of four with her sister Ann, she performed Chinese operas and pop songs on the streets. Both Mui and her elder sister Ann performed in any nightclub that offered them a chance to make a living. At the age of 15, due to the frequency of performances at different venues that she had, her voice was affected due to the development of nodules on her vocal cords. Following the advice of the doctor, she took a year off and to keep herself occupied, she attended art lessons with her cousin.

After a year, she started performing again despite the change in her vocal range, which lowered her voice by an octave. In 1982, as encouraged by her sister, Mui competed in the first New Talent Singing Awards. There, Mui got a big break by emerging champion with the song "The Windy Season" sung by Paula Tsui, beating over 3,000 contestants. Despite her title as "new talent" at that time, she had been a singer for more than 10 years from street and club performances during her childhood; as an award for winning the New Talent contest at the time, Mui's first album was released with the local record company Capital Artists. Her debut album, Debt Heart, drew a lukewarm response from the audience. However, the subsequent album fared much better, as she developed her personal image. In 1983 and 1984, she won the RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs awards back to back, her winning streak continued as she won another major award in 1985, her first top 10 Jade Solid Gold Best Female Singer award. Thereafter, she won the award every year until 1989.

She was awarded the Gold Songs Gold Awards in 1989 for the song "Sunset Melody", which became one of her signature songs throughout her career. Mui released 50 albums in total, her best-selling album was the 1985 "Bad Girl". In her career, she sold 10 million albums. In terms of live performances, in 1985, at the age of 21, her first concert was held lasting 15 nights. Beginning in late 1987, a series of 28 consecutive concerts at the Coliseum was held through early 1988; this established a record at the time and dubbed Mui the title of "Ever Changing Anita Mui", which had become her trademark. Her popularity was gaining prominence outside of Hong Kong, as she was invited to sing at the 1988 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Seoul together with Janet Jackson, she performed in 300 concerts in her career. In 1995, Mui performed the song "Bad Girl" in Guangzhou, where it was banned, as it was considered pornographic in nature; the government authorities in Guangzhou were infuriated when she chose to sing the song on the last day of her concert.

In 1990, during her birthday celebration with her fan club, Mui announced that she would put an end to receiving music awards to give a chance to newcomers. She held farewell concerts for 33 consecutive nights before retiring from the stage. At the age of 28, she stepped down from the industry, only to return from retirement in 1994. Mui mentored several Hong Kong newcomer singers who have since become successful, most notably Andy Hui, Denise Ho, Edmond Leung, the band Grasshopper, Patrick Tam. In 1998, aged 35, she was awarded the RTHK Golden Needle Award, being one of the youngest recipients to receive the award as a lifetime achievement. Mui was well known as an actress across Asia, as she starred in more than 40 films over a 20-year period, her films were of the action-thriller and martial arts variety, but she had taken comedic and dramatic roles. Her first acting award as a supporting actress was won at the Hong Kong Film Awards for her performance in Behind the Yellow Line. Three years in 1987, her performance in Rouge won her the Best Actress at the Golden Horse Awards.

In 1989, she was awarded the Best Actress for h

North American YF-93

The North American YF-93 was an American fighter development of the F-86 Sabre that emerged as a radically different variant that received its own designation. Two were built and flown before the project was canceled. In 1947, North American Aviation began a design study, NA-157, to create a true "penetration fighter" to meet the requirements of a long-range version of its F-86A Sabre. In order to accommodate more fuel, a much larger F-86A was envisioned able to carry 1,961 US gallons, both internally and with two 200-US-gallon underwing drop tanks; the new variant possessed a theoretical unrefuelled range of over 2,000 nmi, twice that of the standard production F-86A. The resultant fighter designated the F-86C was intended to compete with the XF-88 Voodoo and Lockheed XF-90 to fulfill the USAF's Penetration Fighter requirement for a bomber escort; the F-86C was heavier, weighing in at 10,640 lb more than its antecedent. The increased weight and girth necessitated a dual-wheel main landing gear, increased wing area and a more powerful engine, the Pratt & Whitney J48 rated at 6,250 lbf static thrust and 8,750 lbf thrust available in afterburner.

With the SCR-720 search radar and six 20 mm cannon mounted in the nose where the air intake was on the F-86A, the engineers designed a novel set of flush-mounted NACA inlets. A "wasp waist" was incorporated in the fuselage. In December 1947, the Air Force ordered two prototype NA-157s and, considering the many changes to the F-86, redesignated it YF-93A; the first prototype was built with the NACA inlet ducts. Six months the initial contract was followed up with an order for 118 F-93A-NAs. In 1949, the production order was abruptly canceled as priorities had shifted following the testing of the ground-breaking Boeing B-47 which reputedly would not need an escort due to its high speed capabilities. With the prototype YF-93As just coming off the production line, the USAF took over the project; the prototypes, serial numbers 48-317 and -318, began flight tests in 1950 and were entered in a flyoff against the other penetration fighter projects, the XF-88 and XF-90. None of the projects would be ordered.

The YF-93As were turned over to the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics AMES facility for further testing before being utilized as chase aircraft until 1956. Flight with the NACA ducts proved troublesome at high angles of attack, restricting air flow to the engines. By this time, higher performance aircraft were available and both aircraft were declared surplus and scrapped. United StatesUnited States Air Force F-86C Original designation for a re-engined variant of the F-86A, two built. YF-93A Two prototype F-86Cs redesignated, F-93A Production variant, order for 118 cancelled. Data from The American FighterGeneral characteristics Crew: 1 Length: 44 ft 1 in Wingspan: 38 ft 9 in Height: 15 ft 8 in Wing area: 306 sq ft Empty weight: 14,035 lb Gross weight: 21,610 lb Max takeoff weight: 26,516 lb Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney J48-P-6 turbojet, 6,000 lbf thrust dry, 8,750 lbf with afterburnerPerformance Maximum speed: 708 mph at sea level, 622 mph at 35,000 ft Cruise speed: 534 mph Range: 1,967 mi Service ceiling: 46,800 ft Rate of climb: 11,960 ft/min Armament Guns: 6× 20mm M24 cannon Related development F-86 Sabre National Museum of the USAF: North American YF-93A Fact Sheet The F-86C/YF-93 "Sabre" North American F-86C/YF-93A AMERICAN NOTEBOOK – Derby Entrant – a report on the YF-93 – Flight Archive, 18 May 1950