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March 1901

The following events occurred in March 1901: Australia's Department of Defence was created, assumed control over the naval and military forces of the six former colonies, by proclamation made by the Governor-General under Section 69 of the new Constitution. The new Department's first headquarters was at Victoria Barracks and assumed jurisdiction over 30,000 total personnel, all but 1,750 of them who were in part-time service. Captain R. H. M. Collins of the Royal Australian Navy, who had guided the defense forces of the Victoria, became the first Defence Secretary. Albert Einstein was published in an academic journal for the first time, when the Annalen der Physik printed "Folgerungen aus der Kapillaritatserscheinungen", which he had submitted on December 13, 1900. A wireless telegraph network began operations on the five principal islands of the Territory of Hawaii, allowing instant communication for the first time between Oahu, Maui and Molokai. Born: Tommy Jarrell, American fiddler and banjo player who attained nationwide recognition in the 1960s.

Introduced on February 25 by U. S. Senator Orville H. Platt of Connecticut as an addition to an army funding bill, the amendment had passed the Senate, 43–20 and the House, 161–137; the amendment would not be repealed until 1934. Liquidation of the Electric Vehicle Company, founded in 1897 by Isaac Rice transformed by Samuel Insull into the largest American operator of taxicabs, began when Insull shut down operations of its 109 cars in Chicago following a drivers' strike. Two months Boston's 250 car fleet would be idled, the other cities followed. A column of Russian troops in China was defeated in battle by Chinese defenders at Mukden, with 20 men killed and 30 wounded on the Russian side; the National Bureau of Standards was established in the United States on the last day of operations for the 56th United States Congress. The Insular Government of the Philippine Islands was established by the U. S. Congress with the passage of the "Spooner Amendment", sponsored by Senator John Coit Spooner of Wisconsin.

Effective July 4, the U. S. military government of the Philippines gave way to a civilian government. Yaa Asantewaa, the Queen of the Ashanti Empire was arrested by British troops, bringing to an end the War of the Golden Stool that had started on March 28, 1900 She was found at the small village of Sreso Tinpomu, south of Kumasi, would be exiled to the island of Mahé in the Seychelles off of the east coast of Africa, would die at the age of 90 in 1922. Parkfield, which lies along the southern Calaveras Fault, a branch of the larger San Andreas Fault, was struck by 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the third in less than 50 years. Born: Claude Choules, English veteran of World War One and the last combat veteran of that war from any nation. William McKinley began his second term as President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn into the then-unimportant job of Vice President of the United States It marked the first time in 28 years that an incumbent President had been sworn in for a second consecutive term.

After four Southern states had disenfranchised African-American voters during McKinley's first term, when he was pursuing reconciliation between North and South after the end of the Civil War and the Reconstruction Era, McKinley announced in his second inaugural address, "We are reunited. Sectionalism has disappeared. Division on public questions can no longer be traced on the war maps of 1861; these old differences less and less disturb the judgment." Born: Charles Goren, American bridge player who wrote a nationally syndicated column about the game, "Goren on Bridge". After the resolution for their closure from a debate on the education budget had passed, 220–117, Chairman Balfour House asked them to retire to the lobby. P. A. McHugh responded, "We will not divide," and was cheered by his Irish colleagues; the Speaker of the House directed the Sergeant-at-Arms to remove the non-compliant MPs. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, at about 12:30, policemen were called into the building. Taken, in addition to Crean and McHugh were members Michael Flavin James Gilhooly, Thomas McGovern, John Cullinan, Patrick O'Brien, William Lundon, William Abraham, Patrick Doogan, Anthony Donelan, Patrick White and Jeremiah Jordan.

The Times of London wrote, "Drastic punishment must be meted out to this offense, all the more unpardonable because deliberate." The U. S. Treasury announced that the amount of its reserve of gold was higher than before in the Department's history, with $489,412,158 of gold bullion in its possession. At the official price at the time of $20.67 per ounce, the figure represented 23,677,414 ounces of gold. S. gold reserve of was 813

HMS Neptune (1909)

HMS Neptune was a dreadnought battleship built for the Royal Navy in the first decade of the 20th century, the sole ship of her class. She was the first British battleship to be built with superfiring guns. Shortly after her completion in 1911, she carried out trials of an experimental fire-control director and became the flagship of the Home Fleet. Neptune was assigned to the 1st Battle Squadron; the ship became part of the Grand Fleet when it was formed shortly after the beginning of the First World War in August 1914. Aside from participating in the Battle of Jutland in May 1916, the inconclusive Action of 19 August several months her service during the war consisted of routine patrols and training in the North Sea. Neptune was deemed obsolete after the war and was reduced to reserve before being sold for scrap in 1922 and subsequently broken up; the launch of Dreadnought in 1906 precipitated a naval arms race when Germany accelerated its naval construction plans in response. Despite this sudden expansion of another nation's fleet, the British Admiralty felt secure in the knowledge that Germany would have only four modern capital ships in commission by 1910, while the Royal Navy would have eleven.

Accordingly, they proposed the construction of only a single battleship and a battlecruiser in the 1908–1909 naval budget that they sent to the government in December. The Liberals, committed to reducing military expenditures and increasing social welfare spending, wished to cut the budget by £1,340,000 below the previous year's budget, but were persuaded not to do so after the Prime Minister, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, was briefed on each part of the budget in February 1908; the debates over the budget in March were heated. Neptune was an improved version of the preceding St Vincent class with additional armour and the armament rearranged for greater efficiency, she was the first British dreadnought. Unlike the earlier ships, her wing turrets were staggered "en echelon" so all five turrets could shoot on the broadside, although in practise the blast damage to the superstructure and boats made this impractical except in an emergency; this was done to match the 10-gun broadside of the latest foreign designs like the American Delaware class, although the all-centreline turret configuration of the American ships eliminated the blast problems that compromised the effectiveness of the "en echelon" arrangement.

Neptune was the first British dreadnought to be equipped with superfiring turrets, in an effort to shorten the ship and reduce costs. A further saving in length was achieved by siting the ship's boats on girders over the two wing turrets to reduce the length of the vessel; the drawback to this arrangement was that if the girders were damaged during combat, they could fall onto the turrets, immobilising them. The bridge was situated above the conning tower, which risked being obscured if the bridge collapsed. Neptune had an overall length of 546 feet, a beam of 85 feet, a deep draught of 28 feet 6 inches, she displaced 19,680 long tons at 23,123 long tons at deep load. The ship had a metacentric height of 6.5 feet at deep load. Her crew numbered about 756 officers and ratings upon completion and 813 in 1914; the ship was powered by two sets of Parsons direct-drive steam turbines, each of, housed in a separate engine room. The outer propeller shafts were coupled to the high-pressure turbines and these exhausted into low-pressure turbines which drove the inner shafts.

The turbines used steam from eighteen Yarrow boilers at a working pressure of 235 psi. They gave Neptune a maximum speed of 21 knots, she carried a maximum of 2,710 long tons of coal and an additional 790 long tons of fuel oil, sprayed on the coal to increase its burn rate. This gave her a range of 6,330 nautical miles at a cruising speed of 10 knots. Neptune was equipped with ten 50-calibre breech-loading 12-inch Mark XI guns in five hydraulically powered twin-gun turrets, three along the centreline and the remaining two as wing turrets; the centreline turrets were designated'A','X' and'Y', from front to rear, the port and starboard wing turrets were'P' and'Q' respectively. The guns had a maximum elevation of +20 °, they fired 850-pound projectiles at a muzzle velocity of 2,825 ft/s at a rate of two rounds per minute. The ship carried 100 shells per gun. Neptune was the first British dreadnought with her secondary armament of sixteen 50-calibre BL four-inch Mark VII guns installed in unshielded single mounts in the superstructure.

This change was made to address the problems that plagued the turret-roof locations used in earlier battleships. Notably, the exposed guns were difficult to work when the main armament was in action as was replenishing their ammunition. Furthermore, the guns could not be centrally controlled to coordinate fire at the most dangerous targets; the guns had a maximum elevation of +15 °. They fired 31-pound (14.1 k

2020 Ole Miss Rebels football team

The 2020 Ole Miss Rebels football team will represent The University of Mississippi in the 2020 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Rebels will play their home games at Vaught–Hemingway Stadium in Oxford and compete in the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference, they will be led by first-year head coach Lane Kiffin. The Rebels finished the 2019 season 4–8, 2–6 in SEC play to finish in sixth place in the Western Division. Head coach Matt Luke was fired on December 1, 2019 following an overall three-year record of 15–21 and SEC record of 6–18. Lane Kiffin was hired on December 7 following two conference championships in three seasons at Florida Atlantic. Listed in the order that they were released To be announced. Reference: Schedule Source

List of KOF: Maximum Impact characters

This is a list of characters from The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact series that play their own roles in the overall The King of Fighters story. Because these games occur in an alternate universe separate from their 2D counterparts, characters exclusive to these games are listed here. All of the original characters listed here are created and designed by Maximum Impact's producer, Falcoon. Voiced by: Hiroyuki SatouAlba Meira is a fictional character from SNK Playmore's fighting game series, The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact, a spin-off of The King of Fighters. Alba is the main protagonist of this series, along with his twin brother Soiree Meira, he makes an appearance in the ONA "The King of Fighters: Another Day" and the dating simulation game, Days of Memories~His and My Hot Summer. In his official blog, Falcoon addresses that both Meira brothers were conceptualized to be the KOF counterparts to Fatal Fury stars and Andy Bogard, given the game's setting is the same as their predecessors.

The designing process for both brothers lead to the idea of alternate costumes for each character. Several of the brothers' prototype designs were assigned to other characters' alternate outfits. Additionally, Alba's original fighting style was going to be traditional boxing or karate, but it was deemed to be too common in comparison to his brother's customized capoeira. In a entry, he adds that he was displeased with Alba's presentation in the first game as it didn't meet with his expectations for the character at the time. Once he was named producer for the sequel, Falcoon took extra care to make Alba present himself as he intended: the stylish and "all-mighty" character. Series scenario writer, Akihko Ureshino, states that the Meira siblings became twin brothers to avoid comparison with other brother characters from other SNK games, such as the Kazama brothers from the Samurai Shodown series and the Jin brothers from Fatal Fury, he addresses that the main complaint received from fans were concerns of the brothers "not looking alike".

At age 3, Alba lost his parents in an accident and was raised in an orphanage in Germany along with his "younger" twin brother, Soiree. By age 14, the two ran away and settled in Southtown where they were mentored by Fate, the city's boss at that time. However, four years Alba leaves Fate to live on his own, but during this time, Fate is killed in a turf-war with rivaling gang Mephistopheles. Alba was prompted to return to exact vengeance for Fate's death against Mephistopheles' head boss, only to discover that Duke wasn't the culprit. Though his vengeance was left unfulfilled, Alba's reputation within Southtown skyrocketed and became the city's new, yet reluctant top-dog following Duke's downfall, he makes the most of his status to keep the pieces within the city alongside his brother and fellow gang members. In KOF: Maximum Impact 2, Alba meets Luise and Jivatma, leader of Kusiel/Kushieru, who both mention something about Alba and Soiree's past and their connection to a being called Eudaim/Judeim.

At the end of Alba's ending, he speaks in a double voice. This happened in both the English and Japanese versions, so it is hinted that Alba is starting to become aware of his existence as Eudaim/Judeim. According to the online novels in the Japanese Maximum Impact 2 official page, Alba defeated Jivatma and won the tournament. Voiced by: Yukiko AmanoChae Lim is a fictional character from the SNK Playmore fighting game series The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact, part of The King of Fighters series, she is the second female Tae Kwon Do fighter in the KOF series -after May Lee- but the first to perform the art and wear a dobok. Kim Kaphwan was going to enter the first entry of the Maximum Impact series under the pseudonym "Mr. Taekwondo" -in the same fashion as Art of Fighting's Mr. Karate. Due to veteran designers' complaints and other difficulties at the time, it was decided to leave Kim out of the game's lineup but add another character like him to replace his absence. While several other characters were considered for the spot -including other SNK characters such as Jhun Hoon, May Lee, Buriki One character Seo Yong Song- a fellow developer voiced interest in creating another female Taekwondo fighter with the same "professional" manner as Kim, which formed the basis for Chae Lim.

To set her apart from these characters, Chae was made to be the struggling student, not as adept as her peers or mentor but possessed a dominating determination. Ureshino depicts her relation with Kim as a "father-daughter relationship", adding that she is a young woman with Kim's potential. Chae began learning, she is rumored to be Kim's secret weapon for the King of Fighters tournaments. The Maximum Impact tournament marks her professional debut. Though she seems to inherit Kim's seriousness in battle, she reverts to being a normal girl when she takes off her gloves and enjoys being with her friends on her spare time. Voiced by: Kiyoyuki YanadaDuke is a fictional character from the SNK Playmore's fighting game series The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact, part of The King of Fighters series, he is the main boss in the first game but enters as a playable character in KOF: Maximum Impact 2. Duke was conceptualized as a gang boss who wore "gorgeous clothing" and "has been through a lot". Falcoon designed a younger man in his twenties with a Japanese sword, similar

Mariam Veiszadeh

Mariam Veiszadeh is an Afghan-born Australian lawyer and internet personality known her anti-racism campaigns. A prominent member of the Australian Muslim community, she been described as a "typically assertive Australian woman" by ABC News, she is the founder and former president of Islamophobia Register Australia, which describes itself as "a secure and reliable service that allows people from across Australia to report any form of Anti-Muslim abuse", an official Ambassador for Welcome to Australia and Participate Australia. Veiszadeh sits on the Board of Our Watch, a national organisation established to drive nationwide change in the culture and power imbalances that lead to violence against women and their children. Veiszadeh was born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1984. In 1988, when Veiszadeh was four years old, her family fled Afghanistan during the Soviet–Afghan War, her family arrived in Australia in 1987 via India, the Czech Republic, Germany, were granted asylum in 1991 under the Refugee and Special Humanitarian Program.

Veiszadeh earned a dual Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor Economics degree from Western Sydney University. Veiszadeh became a victim of Joshua Ryne Goldberg, convicted by the U. S. Government of attempting a bombing on the 14th anniversary of 9/11. Goldberg posted to The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website, under the pseudonym "Michael Slay", contributed to feminist blog Feministing under the pseudonym "Tanya Cohen", he promoted an illusory friendship between Australi Witness and Veiszadeh, with the objective of smearing Veiszadeh's reputation. Under the name "Michael Slay", Goldberg wrote the majority of articles on The Daily Stormer criticising Veiszadeh, including the initial piece criticising her stance on a shirt, sold by Woolworths, that read'If You Don't Love It Leave'. Upon learning the true identity of the writer, website owner Andrew Anglin removed all content by Goldberg. Veiszadeh was named 2016 Fairfax Daily Life Woman of the Year and was selected by Elle Magazine Malaysia as one of 12 women who were helping "change the world" for International Women's Day 2015, alongside Michelle Obama and Angelina Jolie.

In Australia, Get Up, an independent, community advocacy organisation featured her with Rosie Batty, 2015 Australian of the Year, for ‘making it happen’. Veiszadeh was featured in Elle Magazine Australia for their #WeAreWomen campaign and was a finalist in the Daily Life Women of the Year Awards as well as being awarded Westpac’s ‘Woman of Influence’ Award in 2015. In December 2015, Veiszadeh was awarded the “Role Model of the Year” and “Woman of the Year” at the 9th Australian Muslim Achievement Awards