FACTOID # 10: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
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  • December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 20 days remaining. December Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19... December 11 - John I, last name Kourkouas and surnamed Tzimisces (Greek: Ioannes Tzimisces Kourkouas, written Ιωάννης «Τζιμισκής» Κουρκούας), lived c. 925 - January 10, 976 and was East Roman Emperor from... John I becomes This is a list of Byzantine Emperors. Note: It is difficult to determine when exactly the Roman Empire ends and the Byzantine Empire begins; Diocletian split the Roman Empire into eastern and western halves for administrative purposes in 284. Candidates for the first Byzantine emperor include Constantine I (the first... Emperor of the Timeline Byzantine Empire Date Event 330 Constantine I makes Constantinople his capital 395 The Empire is split into Eastern and Western halves, following the death of Theodosius I 527 Justinian I becomes emperor 532-537 Justinian builds the church of Hagia Sophia (Αγία Σοφί... Eastern Roman Empire.
  • Czar Boris II of Bulgaria, the son of Czar Bulgaria ruled for three years (969_972). Boris was captured by the invading Rus in 969 and made a puppet ruler for Kyivan Rus. In order to keep the Kyivans from cementing their hold in the region, the Byzantines under Emeperor John... Boris II succeeds Czar Peter I of Bulgaria (927-969), the son of Czar Simeon the Great of Bulgaria, was married to Maria Irena, the granddaughter of Byzantine Emperor Romanus I Lecapenus. He ruled for over 40 years and was succeeded by their son Boris II. Peter I tends to receive most of... Peter I as Czar of The Republic of Bulgaria is a There is presently an editing dispute over two versions of this page. One version is below; you may also view the other version (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Republic&oldid={{{1}}}) or the difference (http://en.wikipedia.org... Bulgaria.
  • The Fatimid Empire or Fatimid Caliphate ruled North Africa from A.D. 909 to 1171. The term Fatimite is sometimes used to refer to citizens of the Empire/Caliphate. The name Fatimid is derived from the name of daughter of the Prophet Muhammad, Fatima az-Zahra. The dynasty and its... Fatimids move their capital from Kairouan (Arabic: Al-qayrawn) is a city in Tunisia, about 160 km south of Tunis. Its name means Little Cairo. In 2003 the city had about 150,000 inhabitants. Contents // 1 History 2 Religion 3 Sights 4 Miscellaneous History Kairouan was founded in the year 670 CE, during the great... Kairouan (in modern The Tunisian Republic, or Tunisia, is a Muslim Arab country situated on the North African Mediterranean coast. It borders on Algeria to the west and Libya to the south and east. الجمهرية التونسية El-joumhouriyya et... Tunisia) to Fustat (modern For other uses, see Cairo (disambiguation). View of the modern citys skyline. Cairo incorporates an entire medieval section, which is now a popular neighborhood and contains important buildings of islamic architecture. Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة; romanized: al-Qāhirah) is the capital city... Cairo, Egypt).
  • Emperor En'yu succeeds Emperor Reizei (冷泉天皇; 12 June 950 - 21 November 1011) was the 63rd emperor of Japan (967 - 969). Preceded by: Murakami Emperor of Japan Succeeded by: Enyu Categories: 950 births | 1011 deaths | Japanese emperors ... Emperor Reizei on the throne of For other uses, see Japan can refer to one of the following topics: The East Asian island nation of Japan or Nippon (日本, Nihon); The British rock band. See Japan (band); Japanning, a lacquer technique japan, See Lacqerware This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists... Japan.
  • Jing Zong succeeds Mu Zong in The Khitan, in Chinese Qidan (契丹 Pinyin: Qìdān), were an ethnic group which dominated much of Manchuria and was classified in Chinese history as one of the Tungus ethnic groups (東胡族 dōng hú zú). They established the Liao dynasty in 907, which... Khitan.
  • Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine emperor 963-969, belonged to a Cappadocian family which had produced several distinguished generals. He was born about 912, joined the army at an early age, and, under Constantine VII, became commander on the eastern frontier. In the war with the Saracens he began with a... Nicephorus II captures This is about one of the cities called Antioch in Asia Minor, now Turkey. See Antioch (disambiguation) for other places called Antioch. The city of Antioch-on-the-Orontes (modern Antakya) is located in what is now Turkey. It was founded near the end of the 4th century BC by... Antioch from the For other uses, see The words Arab and Arabian have multiple meanings: Arab - pertaining to the people/language/politics of West Asia Arab - 1 billion in the Indian numbering system. Arab, a short-lived English automobile. Arab, Alabama The Arabian horse. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Arabs.

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  • Olav Tryggvason (969 - September 9, 1000) was a great-grandson of Harald Hairfair He began his meteoric career in exile as his ancestors fled from the executions of the royal family by Eric Bloodaxe. It is even said that he was bought as a slave in Estonia. After a childhood... Olaf I of Norway
  • Thietmar (modern spelling Dietmar), (969-December 1, 1019) was bishop of Merseburg and a chronologist. His chronicle covers the history of 908 till 1018 of Merseburg, Saxony and the Wenden wars and relationship with Poland. He was an enemy of Poland and strongly criticized friendly policies of some emperors towards... Thietmar, bishop (+ Years: 1016 1017 1018 - 1019 - 1020 1021 1022 Decades: 980s 990s 1000s - 1010s - 1020s 1030s 1040s Centuries: 10th century - 11th century - 12th century 1019 state leaders Events Toi invasion: Jurchen pirates invade Kyushu. Japanese regent and statesman Fujiwara no Michinaga retires from public life, installing his son Yorimichi as regent... 1019)

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  • January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 336 days remaining, (337 in leap years). January Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19... January 29 - Czar Peter I of Bulgaria (927-969), the son of Czar Simeon the Great of Bulgaria, was married to Maria Irena, the granddaughter of Byzantine Emperor Romanus I Lecapenus. He ruled for over 40 years and was succeeded by their son Boris II. Peter I tends to receive most of... Peter I of Bulgaria
  • July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. July Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20... July 11 - Olga of Kiev Olga (Russian: Ольга also called Olga Prekrasa, or Olga the Beauty, Norse: Helga) (died July 11, 969 in Kiev) was a Pskov woman of Varangian extraction who married the future Igor of Kiev, arguably in 903. The Primary Chronicle gives 879 as her... Olga of Kiev
  • Harald II (-976), surnamed Gråfell (Norwegian) / Graafeld (Danish) / Greyhide (English), was the son of Eric Bloodaxe and a grandson of Harald Finehair. After his fathers death, he and his brothers allied with King Harald Gormson of Denmark against King Haakon. After Haakons death at Fitjar in 961... Harald II of Norway
  • Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine emperor 963-969, belonged to a Cappadocian family which had produced several distinguished generals. He was born about 912, joined the army at an early age, and, under Constantine VII, became commander on the eastern frontier. In the war with the Saracens he began with a... Nicephorus II
  • Olga of Kiev Olga (Russian: Ольга also called Olga Prekrasa, or Olga the Beauty, Norse: Helga) (died July 11, 969 in Kiev) was a Pskov woman of Varangian extraction who married the future Igor of Kiev, arguably in 903. The Primary Chronicle gives 879 as her... Olga of Kiev

 
 

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