Zenaida Manfugás. Zenaida Manfugás (February 22, 1932 - May 2, 2012) was a Cuban born, American naturalized pianist, considered to be one of the best Cuban pianists in history. Zenaida Elvira González Manfugás was born on February 22, 1932 in Guantanamo, Cuba.
Another tribute to the AAGPBL players came with the 1992 film A League of Their Own, featuring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Madonna, and directed by filmmaker Penny Marshall. In 2011, she and her AAGPBL teammates from Cuba were honored by having their names and photos presented at a ceremony in New York City.
Hoàng Cầm stove. The Hoàng Cầm stove, named after its inventor, a Viet Minh soldier in 1951, was a stove intake and chimney system which diffused and dissipated smoke from cooking which prevented aerial detection of smoke by American military planes.
There are really four dimensions, three which we call the three planes of Space, and a fourth, Time. There is, however, a tendency to draw an unreal distinction between the former three dimensions and the latter, because it happens that our consciousness moves intermittently in one direction along the latter from the beginning to the end of our lives.
The building and his entire body of work were destroyed in the fire. He made a series of photographs of the devastation, using a No. 1 Folding Kodak camera. The use of concrete in building his Berkeley studio the following year reflected his desire not to repeat the experience.
Fritted glass. Fritted glass is finely porous glass through which gas or liquid may pass. It is made by sintering together glass particles into a solid but porous body. This porous glass body can be called a frit.
Charles Williams (MCC cricketer, 1823) Charles Montague Williams (born 1800; died 17 March 1830) was an English first-class cricketer associated with Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) who was active in the 1820s.
The meatpacking industry increased its production process tremendously in the late 19th century, but its wages fell. In 1884 five cattle splitters in a gang would process 800 head of cattle in ten hours, or 16 cattle per man per hour at an hourly wage of 45 cents.