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Schott's Miscellany 16 January 2009

General Dwight D. Eisenhower was appointed the supreme commander of Allied forces in Europe (1944)


NEW SEVEN WONDERS

The New Seven Wonders Foundation is a privately funded group that organized the selection fo a new list of world wonders. Since 2001, more than 100 million people worldwide have voted online and by telephone for their favorite global landmarks. The new list was announced on 07-07-07 to a worldwide television audience of 1.6 billion people in 170 countries. The seven new wonders the public selected were:

Chichén Itzá, Mexico
Christ Redeemer, Brazil
Colosseum, Italy
Great Wall, China
Machu Picchu, Peru
Petra, Jordan
Taj Mahal, India
The Giza pyramids received "honorary wonder" status


A cat, a realize, cannot be everyone's cup of fur.
Joseph Epstein (1937-)
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