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Danleigh Borman

Danleigh Borman is a South African footballer who plays as a defender. Borman began his career in the youth system of South African Premier Soccer League side Santos, before moving to the United States in 2004 to play college soccer at the University of Rhode Island, he was named A-10 Rookie of the Year in 2004, finishing with five assists. He earned the A-10 Championship Most Outstanding Player Award after helping the Rams to a 2–0 win over St. Louis University in the 2006 Championship Game, was selected to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference second team in 2007 after finishing his senior season with one goal and seven assists. Borman totalled 16 assists in 83 games in his four seasons with Rhode Island. During the 2006 and 2007 season Borman played for the Rhode Island Stingrays in the USL Premier Development League. In 2006, he led the Stingrays with seven goals, including a hat-trick in a 6–0 victory over the Vermont Voltage on 2 July 2006. Borman was drafted with the 7th overall pick in the 2008 MLS Supplemental Draft by New York Red Bulls.

He made his professional debut on 5 April 2008, coming on as a half time substitute against Columbus Crew. He scored his first Major League Soccer goal against the Los Angeles Galaxy on 10 May 2008, ended his first season in MLS appearing in 15 matches and scoring two goals. In 2009 Borman saw action in both midfield and as a left back, he ended the season as the club's starting left back, appearing in 24 league matches and scoring one goal. At the conclusion of the MLS season, Borman went on a training stint with Argentine side Gimnasia La Plata. Borman was traded to Toronto FC on 1 April 2011 along with teammate Tony Tchani and a 2012 SuperDraft 1st round draft pick for Dwayne De Rosario; the following day Borman made his debut for Toronto in a 1–1 home draw against Chivas USA. After the 2011 season and Borman could not agree terms and Borman opted to participate in the 2011 MLS Re-Entry Draft, he was selected by New England Revolution in Stage 1 of the draft on 5 December 2011. New England and Borman never came to terms though, he subsequently signed for ABSA Premiership side SuperSport United.

Borman was released by SuperSport United at the end of the 2012-13 Premier Soccer League season. He joined Mpumalanga Black Aces in September 2013 on a 1-year deal. Borman signed with Vasco da Gama in August 2014. Borman has represented South Africa at the U-20 level being called up at the age of seventeen. Major League Soccer Western Conference Championship: 2008 Canadian Championship: 2011 Nedbank Cup: 2012 Updated 6 July 2010 Last Update: 1 October 2011 1Lamar Hunt U. S. Open Cup/Nutrilite Canadian Cup Danleigh Borman at Major League Soccer infosportinc.com

List of people on the postage stamps of Laos

This is a list of people depicted on stamps of Laos. John Adams, 2nd President of the United States John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States Alexander Alekhine, Chess player Adolf Anderssen, German chess master Vance D. Brand, American astronaut Pedro Álvares Cabral, Portuguese explorer José Raúl Capablanca, World Chess Champion Jacques Cartier, French explorer Jean-Baptiste Charcot, French polar explorer and scientist Christopher Columbus, discoverer of the New World James Cook, British explorer Nicolaus Copernicus, Renaissance astronomer Antonio da Correggio, Italian Renaissance painter Pierre de Coubertin, founder of modern Olympic Games Francisco de Zurbarán, Spanish painter Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgarian Communist leader Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President Gerald Ford, 38th US President Yuri Gagarin, First man in space Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer Siddhārtha Gautama, founder of Buddhism Francisco Goya, Spanish painter Georgy Grechko, Soviet cosmonaut El Greco, Spanish painter Aleksei Gubarev, Soviet cosmonaut Edmond Halley, English astronomer Gerhard Armauer Hansen, Norwegian physician who discovered the cause of leprosy William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States Lyndon B.

Johnson, 36th US President John F. Kennedy, 35th US President Johannes Kepler, German astronomer Khamphoui, Queen of Laos, 1959-1975 Vladimir Komarov, Soviet cosmonaut Valeri Kubasov, Soviet cosmonaut Emanuel Lasker, World Chess Champion Vladimir Lenin, Bolshevik leader Alexei Leonov, Soviet cosmonaut James Madison, 4th President of the United States Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer Guglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor and radio pioneer Karl Marx, author of The Communist Manifesto Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese Communist leader Joan Miró, Catalan painter James Monroe, 5th President of the United States Paul Morphy, American chess player Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish artist Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian statesman Isaac Newton, British physicist Richard Nixon, 37th President Souvanna Phouma, Prime Minister of Laos Kaysone Phomvihane, Lao Communist politician Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States Raphael, Italian painter Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd US President Ruy López de Segura, Chess player Léopold Sédar Senghor, First President of Senegal Deke Slayton, American astronaut Wilhelm Steinitz, Austrian chess player George Stephenson, English mechanical engineer Robert Stephenson, British railway engineer Souphanouvong, Lao Communist politician Thomas P. Stafford, American astronaut Zachary Taylor, 12th US President Harry S. Truman, 33rd US President John Tyler, US President Martin Van Buren, 8th President of the United States Savang Vatthana, King of Laos, 1959-1975 Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter Jules Verne, French writer Sisavang Vong, King of Laos, 1904-1959.

George Washington, First President of the United States Postage stamps and postal history of Laos Co, Scott Publishing. Scott 2015 Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue: Countries of the World Volume 4 J-M. Sidney, OH: Scott Pub. Co. ISBN \978-0-89487-491-8

John Chapman (general)

Major General John Austin Chapman, was a professional soldier in the Australian Army. Joining the army in 1913, he served as a junior officer during the First World War and saw action on the Western Front. After the war he was appointed to a number of staff and teaching positions prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. Appointed chief of staff, 7th Division, he served during the Syrian Campaign in 1941 before taking up important staff positions in Australia, he retired from the army in 1953 after 41 years of service and died in Sydney in 1963 at the age of 67. John Austin Chapman was born on 15 December 1896 in Braidwood, New South Wales, the son of Austin Chapman, the Braidwood representative on the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, he attended Christian Brothers schools in Sydney and Melbourne before entering Royal Military College, Duntroon in 1913. Upon graduation from Duntroon in 1915, Chapman was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Australian Army. Volunteering for the Australian Imperial Force, his first assignment was to 30th Battalion being raised in New South Wales and destined for Egypt.

The battalion duly embarked for Egypt in November 1915 and would remain there for several months, undertaking guard duties at the Suez Canal. Part of 8th Brigade, subordinate to the 5th Division, the battalion was transferred to the Western Front in July 1916 along with the rest of the division. Chapman, now a captain, was wounded due to a gas attack in November, this necessitated his evacuation to England for treatment, he served in this capacity until October. Promoted to major, he was attached to the Australian 5th Division headquarters. During the Hundred Days Offensive, he was acting brigade major of 8th Brigade, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his actions of 28 August 1918, when he carried out a reconnaissance of the front lines under heavy fire. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his services while attached to divisional headquarters during the latter stages of the war. Chapman remained in the army after the cessation of hostilities, returning to Australia in June 1919.

He married the following October, to Helena Mary de Booten from Chile. The couple would go on to have four children. From 1919 to 1930, Chapman was posted to a series of staff appointments, he attended Staff College at Camberley in England from 1930 to 1933. He was chief instructor at the Small Arms School in Randwick, Sydney from 1934 to 1938 before returning to Camberley in November with his wife to take up an instructor position, the first soldier from a British Dominion to do so. Still in England when the Second World War broke out in September 1939, he was posted to the British 52nd Infantry Division as a staff officer but returned to Australia in January 1940, having been promoted to lieutenant colonel. Based in Melbourne, he was responsible for training at army headquarters before transferring to the reformed AIF in April 1940. Promoted to colonel, he was chief of staff to Major General John Lavarack, the commander of 7th Division. Commencing on 8 June 1941, the division participated in the two-month-long Syrian Campaign against the Vichy French during which Chapman earned a recommendation for a Bar to his DSO.

This was duly gazetted and awarded in 1944. After the conclusion of the Syrian Campaign, Chapman was promoted to temporary brigadier and became responsible for the AIF Base Area in the Middle East, he returned to Australia as deputy adjutant and Quartermaster General, based in Brisbane. Promoted to major general in September 1942, he was appointed as Deputy Chief of the General Staff in October 1944, he served in this capacity until March 1946. From May 1946, Chapman was based in Washington, D. C. as the army representative on the Australian Joint Service Mission to the United States. After completing his four-year term in the United States, he had a spell as General Officer Commanding, Central Command before commencing his final post of Quartermaster General and member of the military board in February 1951, he was honoured with an appointment as Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1952. Chapman retired in December 1953 after 41 years of service in the army, he died of cancer at his home in Mosman on 19 April 1963, survived by a daughter.

His wife had predeceased him in 1961. He was buried with military honours in Sydney. Long, Gavin. Australia in the War of 1939–1945. Series 1 – Army: Volume II – Greece and Syria. Canberra, Australia: Australian War Memorial. Thompson, Roger C.. Chapman, John Austin in Australian Dictionary of Biography. Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne University Press

Lafnitz (river)

The Lafnitz is a river in southeastern Austria and western Hungary. The Lafnitz is 114 kilometers long, has a basin area of 1,994 square kilometers, it rises near the border of Styria and Lower Austria, flows in a southeastern direction through the towns of Rohrbach an der Lafnitz, Markt Allhau, Wolfau, Wörth an der Lafnitz, Deutsch Kaltenbrunn, Rudersdorf, Königsdorf, Heiligenkreuz im Lafnitztal, it empties into the Rába less than a kilometer inside Hungary, in the town of Szentgotthárd. For much of its length it forms the border between Burgenland, its largest tributary is the Feistritz

Indian Councils Act 1909

The Indian Councils Act 1909 known as the Morley-Minto or Minto-Morley Reforms, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that brought about a limited increase in the involvement of Indians in the governance of British India. A small educated elite met for the first time as the Indian National Congress in 1885. Provincial level Associations had emerged. One of the main grievances for the associations revolved around the difficulties for Indians to obtain entry into the civil service. In 1858, Queen Victoria had proclaimed equal treatment for Indians, but few Indians had received an opportunity to be admitted. British officials were hesitant to accept Indians as partners in the administration. With that perspective, it appeared that granting a few concessions of representation in the provincial and imperial legislatures to the native elite would be a lesser evil; the non-monopolising participation of Indians in the legislatures was to be an enhancement for British rule. Such a limited reform was initiated in 1892 the Indian National Congress' clamour for more legislative representation.

The process was limited to proposing candidates whom the government could nominate for the parliaments. Indians were still outnumbered by British members in the legislatures and their abilities were limited to speeches and debates. Nonetheless, the restricted enterprise attracted the attention of the Indian leadership and the 1892 charm of the Congress declined; the Liberal Party won the 1906 general election in Britain. Subsequently, liberal philosopher John Morley became Secretary of State for India. Morley wished to gather moderate Indians because of the terrorist activities by the young radical nationalists, through this wanted to keep the moderates away from the radical members of the Congress; the moderates too were enthusiastic than he had countenanced. Additionally, Morley's judgement was guided by Lord Minto, the viceroy, H. H. Risley, the Home Secretary; the latter opposed territorial representation and urged representation on the basis of the different interests in what he perceived to be the Indian social structure.

A 1909 legislative enactment, called the Morley-Minto reforms, conferred some political reforms which encouraged the constitutionalists in the Congress. Indians who could be elected to the legislatures on the basis of the 1861 Indian Councils Act increased numerically; the executive remained under strong British control and the government's consultative mode remained unchanged. The reforms established Indian dominance in the not central, legislative bodies. Elections indirect, were affirmed for all levels of society; the elected Indians were enabled to debate budgetary and complementary matters and table resolutions. Despite these reforms the Indian members still reeled over electoral apportionment. Provinces were delegated electoral allocations and administrative changes hindered harmful fusion against the British rule. A major hindrance to coalitions were separate electorates. A momentous introduction in the reforms were the separate electorates where seats were reserved for Muslims and in which only Muslims would be polled.

The implication that Muslims and their interests could only be protected by Muslims would influence Indian politics in the ensuing decades. The Muslim League had been founded in 1906 by an elite aiming to promote Muslim interests, prevent Hindu dominance over Muslims through a parliamentary system and to advance the Muslim perspective in the deliberations regarding constitutional reforms after October 1907. Minto heard in October 1906 a Muslim deputation which comprised 35 Muslims from all Indian provinces; the principal organisers of the delegation and main supporters of the movement for separate electorates were Muslims from the UP. The delegation asked. The'fair share' was to be determined by the numerical position of Muslims, their political significance and the Muslim contribution in defending the British empire; the delegation stated that existing Muslim representation was inadequate and the election of Muslims was dependent on the Hindu majority, in which case the elected Muslims could not represent Muslims.

Minto welcomed their'representative character' and acknowledged and promoted the separate Muslim politics. The official British sympathy for the delegation aroused suspicion that the Viceroy had invited them instead of only meeting them. However, the British officials shared the Muslim League's fear of legislative outnumbering and accepted any assistance against Morley's democratic inclinations. Contrary to the'command performance' hypothesis, the evidence demonstrates that the initiative for this meeting was taken by Muhsin-ul Mulk. British officials persuaded Minto of the deputation's representative character and the danger Muslim discontent could pose to the British rule; the British believed that by entreating separate Muslim representation they would be acknowledging the realities in India. Separate representation for Muslims was a subsidiary of the government's policy of identifying people by their religion and caste. Muslims were seen as a helpful and loyal counterbalance against the Hindu population although they were feared as extreme because of their role in the 1857 revolt and the assassination in 1872 of the Viceroy, Lord Mayo.

Morley wished a reconciliation between territorial representation and Muslim demands but Risley backed the separate electorates and either convinced Morley or dampened his disapproval of them. The Muslim League's insistence on separate electorates and reserved seats in the Imperial Council were granted in the Indian Councils Act after the League held protests in India and lobbied Lon