There are several types of strong club systems. The original strong club system was the Vanderbilt Club, invented in the 1920s by Harold Vanderbilt. For many years, the most popular strong club systems were the Schenken Club in the US and the Neapolitan and Blue Team Club systems in Europe.
Boules games, broadly speaking, are games that involve rolling or throwing balls toward some sort of target. The category includes such games as (French) petanque, (Italian) bocce, (English) lawn bowling, and (American) bowling.
The elm tree can grow to great height, often with a split trunk creating a vase-shape profile. Dutch elm disease (DED) devastated elms throughout Europe and much of North America in the second half of the 20th century.
The term Union Jack possibly dates from Queen Anne’s time (r. 1702–14), but its origin is uncertain. It may come from the ‘jack-et’ of the English or Scottish soldiers, or from the name of James I who originated the first union in 1603.
In October 1974 Abu Nidal formed the ANO, calling it Fatah: The Revolutionary Council. In November that year a Fatah court sentenced him to death in absentia for the attempted assassination of Mahmoud Abbas.
West Indian cricket team against Pakistan in the UAE in 2008–09. The Pakistan and West Indies cricket teams played a series of three one day international (ODI) matches in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, between November 12 and November 16, 2008.
Administrators at Yale began considering international campus expansion in 2006, and initially approached the United Arab Emirates about establishing an arts institute on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island, developed in collaboration with the university’s arts professional schools.