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.
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
23 weitere Abschnitte werden nicht angezeigt.
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
advt American Association ballot bill born Boston Building California cent Central Chairman Charles Chicago Citizen City Cleveland Club College Columbia Company Congress Convention Counties Court Dakota Democratic Department District Edward election favor George Gold Government Governor Grand Henry House Illinois Indiana interest Island issued Italy James John Joseph July June Kansas King Labor land Long Louis Maine majority manufactures March married Mass Mexico Michigan miles Moon New-York nominated North officers Ohio Party Pennsylvania persons Philadelphia plurality present President Prince Prohibition Providence record Representatives Republican Robert Secretary Senate Sept silver South Statistics Street Sunday tariff Territory Texas Thomas Treasurer Union United University Virginia vote Washington West White William WORLD York