Lewisville is an unincorporated community in Polk County, Oregon, United States, named for 1845 pioneer David R. Lewis. Country United States State Oregon County Polk Elevation 272 ft (83 m) Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST)) • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT) ZIP code 97361 Area code(s) 503 and 971 Its post office opened in 1868 and closed in 1905. Nothing remains of the community.
The Moffat Tunnel is a railroad and water tunnel that cuts through the Continental Divide in north-central Colorado. Named after Colorado railroad pioneer David Moffat, the tunnel’s first official railroad traffic passed through in February 1928. The Moffat Tunnel finally provided Denver with a western link through the Continental Divide, as both Cheyenne, Wyoming, to
Auguste Perret (12 February 1874 – 25 February 1954) was a French architect and a pioneer of the architectural use of reinforced concrete. His major works include the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the first Art Deco building in Paris; the Church of Notre-Dame du Raincy (1922–23); the Mobilier National in Paris (1937); and the French Economic,
Minden is a city in, and the county seat of, Kearney County, Nebraska, United States. It has possessed a post office since 1876. Minden was established in 1876. It is home of the Pioneer Village museum complex. The city was named after Minden, in Germany. Minden was originally built up chiefly by Germans.
PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage conglomerate headquartered in Purchase, New York. PepsiCo’s operations span the entire food and beverage industry. It is in charge of product manufacture, distribution, and marketing. The Pepsi-Cola Company and Frito-Lay, Inc. merged to establish PepsiCo in 1965. PepsiCo has subsequently grown beyond its eponymous product,
Pablo Rubinstein was a pioneer (during the 1980s) in the freezing of umbilical cord blood or placental blood cells for use in unrelated donors to cure illnesses like leukemia and hereditary disorders like Tay–Sachs disease and sickle cell anemia. He pioneered and built an international cord blood banking system, and he has been a pioneer
The Analytical Engine was a proposed mechanical general-purpose computer designed by English mathematician and computer pioneer Charles Babbage. It was first described in 1837 as the successor to Babbage’s difference engine, which was a design for a simpler mechanical computer. The Analytical Engine incorporated an arithmetic logic unit, control flow in the form of conditional branching and loops, and integrated memory, making it the first design for a
“Jukkai (1984)“, is the ninth single by Japanese entertainer Akina Nakamori. Written by Masao Urino and Masayoshi Takanaka, the single was released on July 25, 1984 by Warner Pioneer through the Reprise label. It was also the second single from her sixth studio album Possibility.
Dallas Ferguson (born November 24, 1972) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman and coach. Ferguson retired as a player in 2000 following a four-year professional career in the West Coast Hockey League with the Alaska Gold Kings and Anchorage Aces. In 2008, Ferguson became the 25th head coach of the Alaska Nanooks, taking over from Doc DeCastillo. He coached the 2009–10 Nanooks to the NCAA Tournament for the