The World Almanac and Book of Facts
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US published reference work and conveys information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. The first edition of The World Almanac was published by The New York World newspaper in 1868 (the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as The World). Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, its 120 pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in 1876, but in 1886 newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who had purchased The New York World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it a compendium of universal knowledge. The World Almanac has been published annually since.
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1860 George I. , King of the Hellenes . 1263 19 Christian IX . , King of Denmark .
1863 46 Leopold II . , King of the Belgians .. 1965 31 Charles , King of Roumania
.... 1866 27 George 11 , Duke of Saxe - Meiningen . 1806 41 Henry XIV . , Prince
King 1879 Jan. 30 , 1889 zentine Republic .. Manuel Quintana .. President . 1835
Oct , 12 , 1905 25 + ria - Hungary Francis ... King . April 9 , 1835 Dec. 10 , 1805
khera . Seid Abdul Ahad .. Ameer 1864 Nov , 12 , 1885 Olivia Ismael Montes .
Peter I. , King of Servis , born in Belgrade , 1846 , son of Alexander
Karageorgevic , Prince of Servia from 1842 to 1858 . Was proclaimed King in the
night of June 10-11 , 1903 , by the otticers of the Servian Army , after they had
murdered King ...
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