The National League East is one of Major League Baseball's six divisions. The Atlanta Braves have the most National League East titles. Most of Atlanta's NL East titles came during a record stretch of reaching MLB playoffs 14 consecutive times Along with the American League Central it is one of two divisions to have every member win at least one World Series title; the division was created when the National League added two expansion teams and divided into two divisions and West effective for the 1969 season. The National League's geographical alignment was rather peculiar as its partitioning was more north and south instead of east and west. Two teams in the Eastern Time Zone, the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds, were in the same division as teams on the Pacific coast; this was due to the demands of the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals, who refused to support expansion unless they were promised they would be kept together in the newly created East division. During the two-division era, from 1969 to 1993, the Philadelphia Phillies and the Pittsburgh Pirates together owned more than half of the division titles, having won a combined 15 of 25 championships during that span.
They were the only teams in the division to have won consecutive titles during that span. When the National League realigned into three divisions in 1994, the Pittsburgh Pirates were supposed to stay in the East while the Braves were to be moved to the newly created National League Central. However, the Braves, wanting to form a natural rivalry with the expansion Florida Marlins, elected to be placed in the East. Despite the Marlins offering to go to the Central, the Pirates instead gave up their spot in the East to the Braves. Since the Pirates have tried several times unsuccessfully to be placed back in the East. Atlanta Braves – Joined in 1994. Pittsburgh Pirates – Founding member, moved to the NL Central in 1994. St. Louis Cardinals – Founding member, moved to the NL Central in 1994. Place cursor over year for division champ or World Series team. A The creation of the division with the expansion of the league – with the Expos added. B Florida Marlins added in the 1993 expansion C The Atlanta Braves moved in from the NL West, the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals moved into newly created National League Central Division D The Montreal Expos relocated to Washington, D.
C. becoming the Washington Nationals E The Florida Marlins relocated from Miami Gardens, Florida to Miami and changed their name to the Miami Marlins Team names link to the season in which each team played† – Due to the 1981 Major League Baseball strike, the season was split. Montreal defeated first-half champion Philadelphia in the postseason. § – Due to the 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike starting August 12, no official winner was awarded. Montreal was leading at the strike. Italics indicate teams no longer in the division. Note that because of the wild card postseason berth, the Miami Marlins have two World Series wins without winning the division. * – Defeated the Cincinnati Reds in a one-game playoff for the Wild Card, 5–0. ** – Starting with the 2012 season, there will be two Wild Card winners in each league. The qualifiers will play a single-game playoff to determine who will face the top-seeded team in the National League Division Series. National League Central National League West American League East American League Central American League West MLB Final Standings By Year
The 869 Sanriku earthquake and its associated tsunami struck the area around Sendai in the northern part of Honshu on 9 July 869 AD. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of at least 8.4 on the moment magnitude scale, but may have been as high as 9.0, similar to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. The tsunami caused widespread flooding of the Sendai plain. In 2001, researchers identified sand deposits in a trench more than 4.5 kilometres from the coast as coming from this tsunami. In Japan this earthquake is called "Jogan Jishin". Jōgan is the Japanese era name for the period from 859 to 877 AD, but during the era other large earthquakes occurred in Japan, so the name of the geographic epicenter and the anno domini year number when the quake occurred are sometimes added. Sanriku in this context is a name corresponding to the Pacific front northeastern coastal area of Honshu island; the Japanese history text, Nihon Sandai Jitsuroku, compiled in 901, recorded the 869 earthquake and tsunami of Mutsu Province.
Although this earthquake occurred in the frontier region of the ancient Japanese Empire based at Kyoto, a short and precise official record of this catastrophe was left. The description in Nihon Sandai Jitsuroku reads as follows: The northern part of Honshu lies above the convergent boundary between the over-riding Okhotsk Plate and the subducting Pacific Plate; this boundary has been associated with a series of large historical earthquakes, originating either from rupture along the plate interface or from deformation within either the over-riding or subducting plates, many of them triggering a destructive tsunami, such as the 1896 Sanriku earthquake. In the area which the earthquake struck, the Imperial Court of Japan battled with an indigenous people of the Tōhoku region, Emishi, at that time. According to Nihon Sandai Jitsuroku, around 1000 people were killed by the tsunami. There are legends about the earthquake from Tōhoku region to Bōsō Peninsula; the tsunami caused extensive flooding of the Sendai plain, determined to have reached at least 4 km inland, destroying the town of Tagajō and its castle.
Archaeological investigations have identified the remains of 8th and 9th century buildings beneath the town, covered by sediments dated to the middle of the 10th century. The estimated magnitude of the earthquake as 8.6 on the surface wave magnitude scale, has been taken from modelling of the tsunami. A source area of 200 kilometres long by 85 kilometres wide with a displacement of 2 metres is consistent with the observed distribution and degree of flooding. Analysis of the tsunami deposits associated with the 2011 earthquake suggests that the extent of sand deposition in the earlier events underestimated the degree of inundation. A muddy deposit was found to extend half as far again as the sand sheet; as the topography and cultivation of the Sendai plain has not changed since 869, it has been proposed that the sources of the 2011 and 869 tsunamis were of comparable size, suggesting that the magnitude of the 869 earthquake has been underestimated. Thus the magnitude of this quake may have been as high as 9.0.
The extent of flooding caused by the tsunami of the Sendai plain has been mapped using dated deposits of sand. The tsunami flooded at least 4 kilometres inland; the inundated areas matched those of the 2011 Tōhoku tsunami. Three tsunami deposits have been identified within the Holocene sequence of the Sendai plain, all formed within the last 3,000 years, suggesting an 800 to 1,100 year recurrence interval for large tsunamigenic earthquakes. In 2001 it was reckoned that there was a high likelihood of a large tsunami hitting the Sendai plain, as more than 1,100 years had elapsed; as for the other two large tsunamis recognized before the 869 tsunami, one was estimated to have occurred between about 1000 BC and 500 BC and the other around 1 AD. In 2007, the probability of an earthquake with a magnitude of Mw 8.1–8.3 was estimated as 99% within the following 30 years. The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake occurred in the same area as the 869 earthquake, fulfilling the earlier prediction and causing major flooding in the Sendai area.
Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. Smuggler Cove is a small, picturesque all-weather anchorage on the south side of Sechelt Peninsula near Secret Cove. To access this park by land, visitors can hike 4 km from a parking lot off Hwy 101; this park provides camping, swimming and picnicking. Park Size: 185 hectares. 16 km West of Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast. Accessible by boat from the north end of Welcome Pass. Accessible from Brooks Road off Hwy 101 halfway between Secret Cove and Halfmoon Bay on the Sunshine Coast, it is a 4 km hike from the parking lot to Smuggler Cove. The Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park draws many boaters and sightseers every year to the protected cove. Many come to explore the many bays of rock cliffs and beach areas; the marine park is considered a wetland park so there are some sensitive ecological areas along the path designed to protect the ecosystem. Please stay on walking paths and have dogs leashed. Smuggler Cove is an all-weather anchorage with three large anchoring basins for cruising boats.
The best entry to the park by boat is through Welcome Passage at low tide when reef and rock projections are visible. The local area has provided many eye bolts located along the shoreline to accommodate stern pins. Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park has some wilderness camping facilities on site. Wilderness camping means no amenities; the hike-in campsite is permitted year round only in the five designated campsites located in the cove. Follow the trail for about 1 km from the cove to the camping area from the parking lot. There is no drinking water on site so bring your own. There are two pit toilets. A possible apocryphal story is. Kelly, the “King of the Smugglers”, known as “Pirate” came up to Canada after fighting for the confederates in the American Civil War; when the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed, many unemployed Chinese workers tried to emigrate to the United States but were forbidden official entry. Kelly assisted the Chinese to cross the border for a fee of $100 each, his insurance against detection was to have the Chinese agree to be roped together and tied to a large hunk of pig iron.
If there was a chance that they would be apprehended by U. S. customs, he would throw Chinese overboard. Common misconception is that Larry Kelly was nicknamed "Pig Iron," but this was another smuggler by the name of Jim Kelly. Https://web.archive.org/web/20080605065800/http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/smuggler.html "Smuggler Cove Marine Park". BC Geographical Names
HMS Myngs was a Z-class destroyer of the Royal Navy built as a flotilla leader by Vickers-Armstrong, Tyneside. She served during the Second World War, participating in operations in the North Sea and off the Norwegian coast, before taking part in some of the Arctic convoys, she spent a further ten years in Royal Navy service after the end of the war, before being sold to the Egyptian Navy, which operated her as El Qaher. She was sunk in an Israeli air attack on 16 May 1970. On commissioning and work up Myngs joined the 2nd Destroyer Flotilla, as part of the Home Fleet, she escorted some Russian convoys. She took part attacks on the German battleship Tirpitz, acting as part of a screen to protect the aircraft carriers who took part in the operation. In April 1945 she transferred to the 4th Destroyer Flotilla, she took part in the Victory in Europe celebrations in London between June and August 1945, along with the destroyers Zest and Zealous. Between June 1946 and August 1947 Myngs was part of the 4th Destroyer Flotilla of the Home Fleet.
In August 1948 she was part of the 3rd Escort Flotilla, based at Portland. Between April 1949 and August 1954 she was part of the 2nd Training Flotilla at Portland. In September 1954 she was placed in reserve pending conversion to a Type 15 frigate. In June 1953 she attended the Coronation Review at Spithead; however in May 1955 she was transferred Egypt along with Zenith. Myngs was commissioned into the Egyptian Navy as El Qaher, she was refitted by White and sailed for Egypt on 28 August 1956. She returned to White's for another refit between May 1963 and July 1964. On 16 May 1970, El Qaher was sunk by Israeli Air Force aircraft at Berenice, during the War of Attrition. Colledge, J. J.. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy. London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. Marriott, Leo. Royal Navy Destroyers Since 1945. Ian Allan Ltd. ISBN 0-7110-1817-0. Raven, Alan. War Built Destroyers O to Z Classes. London: Bivouac Books. ISBN 0-85680-010-4. Whitley, M. J..
Destroyers of World War 2. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-326-1. Royal Navy History - HMS Myngs HMS Myngs at naval-history.net
Queen Kwong is an American indie rock band founded in Los Angeles, California. The band was founded by multi-instrumentalist Carré Callaway, the band's sole singer and songwriter, discovered at age 17 by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. Carré Callaway was discovered by Trent Reznor in his New Orleans studio, she first gained notoriety. At this time she was performing solo as a singer/songwriter and soon after moved to Los Angeles under the guidance of Trent Reznor. Callaway dropped out of the music scene for a couple of years and reemerged in 2009, once again supporting Nine Inch Nails for the Nine Inch Nails "Wave Goodbye" tour this time as Queen Kwong. Carré released her debut LP, "Get a Witness", in September 2015, it was well received by critics. The 1st Five said, "This album is harsh, noisy, dreamy and jarring. It’s doing what great music should do: stir you down to the core and depths of your heart and leave you a shallow husk of mixed emotions begging for more." It was listed in Kerrang!'s Top 50 Records of 2015.
The album was played on BBC Radio 1. In support of the record, Carré toured extensively in the UK and Europe playing festivals like Reading and Leeds Festivals. In April 2016, Queen Kwong's version of the Chris Isaak song "Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing" started being used as the music for the hit BBC tv show Peaky Blinders In April 2018, Callaway released a statement confirming that she had been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. On April 13, 2018, Queen Kwong's sophomore record, "Love Me To Death" and tour dates were announced; the record received positive reviews. Kerrang Magazine called the record "a study in dualities, at once confrontational and vulnerable and brutal, with gossamer-fine melodies set against grinding synths and scarring punk guitars. It’s an immersive, eclectic improvised set that repays repeated listening." The Independent said this of the record, "Love Me To Death has the same dangerous energy as Callaway’s debut. There’s an explicit message in each song... It’s just as brave and bold a statement."
Queen Kwong's sound has been described as primal rock'n' roll, drawing comparisons to bands such as Nirvana, Queens of the Stone Age, Hole. In 2010, Queen Kwong released the self-produced digital EP Love Is a Bruise consisting of three demo songs: Pet, Eddie the Kid, the ballad The Thin Line; the song Pet from Love Is a Bruise was featured as part of Levi's fall 2010 European ad campaign. In 2012, Queen Kwong released the single Long Gone, co-written with Joe Cardamone, singer of the Indie rock band The Icarus Line; the single was digitally released via UK record label Smoky Carrot. Following the release, London's Artrocker Magazine wrote "Queen Kwong may well be the saviour of rock'n'roll"; the music video for the single "Long Gone", directed by Carre Callaway was featured on music magazine NME website. In March 2012, Queen Kwong was featured on the Subculture music section of the Fred Perry fashion website. In May 2012, Queen Kwong made her New York City debut by playing her first show in the city to a packed crowd at the Pianos music venue on the lower east side.
The show was positively reviewed and Callaway's music and performance was described as "She snarls, grinds away on her guitar, spits and thrashes her head around in a fury of emotion. Maybe the Queen is the King of the new L. A. rock set?"In June 11, 2013, Queen Kwong released the 5-track EP Bad Lieutenant off Instant Records. In August 2015, Queen Kwong played Leeds festival leading up to her debut LP release. In September 2015, Queen Kwong released her debut LP, "Get a Witness" to praise from outlets including Bust Magazine and The 1st Five. Kerrang magazine named the title track one of the top 10 songs of 2016. Queen Kwong's sophomore album, "Love Me to Death" was released in April 2018 to critical acclaim. 2013: Bad Lieutenant 2015: Get a Witness 2018: Love Me to Death Official Facebook Page Official Queen Kwong Twitter Official Queen Kwong YouTube Page Rocknycliveandrecorded.com Artrocker.tv Stereogum.com
This is a list of notable residents of Patna, India. Aryabhata, great mathematician-astronomer Ashoka, Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty Bhai Jiwan Singh, Sikh General and friend of Guru Gobind Singh Chanakya, teacher and royal advisor Chandragupta Maurya, founder of the Mauryan Empire Guru Gobind Singh, tenth of the ten Sikh Gurus Moggaliputta-Tissa, Buddhist monk and scholar Samudragupta, third ruler of the Gupta Dynasty Yogendra Shukla Bindeshwari Dubey, freedom fighter and former Chief Minister of Bihar Indradeep Sinha, freedom fighter and communist leader Jagannath Sarkar, freedom fighter, writer Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian independence activist, social reformer and political leader K. B. Sahay, former Chief Minister of unified Bihar K. P. Jayaswal a historian and lawyer Shah Ozair Munemi, Indian independence activist. Syed Abuzar Bukhari, prominent figure of the freedom movement of undivided India. Abdul-Qādir Bīdel, representative of Persian poetry and Sufism in India and Central Asia Acharya Kishore Kunal, retired IPS Officer and Sanskrit scholar Bhabatosh Datta, economist and writer Hrishikesh Sulabh, Hindi writer Kumari Radha, Magahi poet Muhammad Shams-ul-Haq Azimabadi, Islamic scholar R. K. Sinha, English scholar Ram Avatar Sharma, Sanskrit scholar and academic Ram Karan Sharma, Sanskrit poet and scholar Siyaram Tiwari, Hindi scholar and author Sulaiman Nadvi, biographer and scholar of Islam Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari, Islamic Hanafi Deobandi scholar Talib Jauhari, Pakistani Islamic scholar, religious leader Raza Naqvi Wahi, preeminent Indian Urdu language poet.