Residents Events in History



2014 Event - Lesotho has received funding from the World Bank to continue improving its water supply by enhancing the Metalong Dam and providing water to more areas; the project benefits around 30,000 residents

2013 Event - A wildfire near Yosemite National Park burns over 25 square miles, forcing residents of the Pine Lake community to evacuate

2013 Event - An estimated 40-50,000 residents, about 30-35% of all residents of Piedras Negras, Mexico, where devastated by flooding June 14 and 15

2013 Event - In southwest China, environmental and health concerns among residents are raised when 1,000 dead ducks pulled from the Sichuan River

2013 Event - Falkland Island residents complete the first day of a two day sovereignty referendum, determining whether the islands should remain a British overseas territory

2013 Event - Microsoft is fined €561 million for not providing E.U. residents with an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer

2012 Event - Residents near Columbia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano are evacuated due to a possible eruption

2011 Event - Tests show radioactive cesium is present in small quantities in residents of Iitate and Kawamata, Fukushima, towns located 25 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant

2011 Event - Residents in the U.S. towns of Eagar and Springerville, Arizona fully evacuate as the Wallow Fire wildfire rages on

2011 Event - The U.S. Census conducted April 1, 2010 reveals that New York city is the country's most populated city, with 8,175,133 residents

2011 Event - Japan's Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant suffers a radiation leak after the earthquake; thousands of nearby residents are evacuated

2010 Event - According to Fudan University's survey results, 72.6% of Shanghai residents attended the Shanghai Expo; an average of 2.31 visits per resident

2010 Event - Residents of Mogadishu are instructed to leave the war zone after more than 50 are killed in three days of violence

2006 Death - Eileen Caddy, new age author, spiritual teacher, founded Findhorn Foundation commune, an international New Age community, dubbed 'Vatican of the New Age', today home to 400 residents from more than 40 countries, dies at age 89 in Findhorn, Scotland

1964 Event - For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washington D.C. permitted to vote

1961 Event - 23rd Amendment ratified, allows Washington D.C. residents to vote for president

1917 Birthday - Eileen Caddy, born in Alexandria, Egypt, new age author, spiritual teacher, founded Findhorn Foundation commune, an international New Age community, dubbed 'Vatican of the New Age', today home to 400 residents from more than 40 countries

1570 Event - Tsar Ivan the terrible kills 1000-2000 residents of Novgorod









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