历史上的今天:2月13日
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Today's Highlight in History:
On February 13th, 1935, a jury in Flemington, New Jersey1, found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of first-degree murder in the kidnap-death of the infant son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. Hauptmann was later executed.
On this date:
In 1542, the fifth wife of England's King Henry the Eighth, Catherine Howard, was executed for adultery(通奸) .
In 1914, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, known as ASCAP(作家与出版商协会) , was founded in New York. In 1920, the League of Nations recognized the perpetual(永久的,不断的) neutrality(中立) of Switzerland. In 1945, during World War Two, the Soviets2 captured Budapest, Hungary, from the Germans. In 1945, Allied4 planes began bombing the German city of Dresden. In 1960, France exploded its first atomic bomb. In 1980, opening ceremonies were held in Lake Placid5, New York, for the 13th Winter Olympics. In 1984, Konstantin Chernenko was chosen to be general secretary of the Soviet3 Communist Party's Central Committee, succeeding the late Yuri Andropov. In 1988, the 15th winter Olympics opened in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In 1996, the rock musical "Rent," by Jonathan Larson, opened off-Broadway. Ten years ago: The United States and its European allies forged(伪造,锻造) agreement with the Soviet Union and East Germany during an "open skies" conference in Ottawa on a two-stage formula to reunite Germany. Five years ago: A tribunal(法庭,裁决) in the Netherlands indicted6(控告,起诉) 21 Serbs for atrocities7(残忍,暴行) against Croats and Muslims interned8 in a Bosnian prison camp. House Speaker Newt Gingrich ruled out(排除,取消) running for the 1996 Republican presidential nomination9. One year ago: In his weekly radio address, President Clinton said as many as four-thousand American troops would go to Kosovo as part of a NATO peacekeeping force if warring Serbs and ethnic10 Albanians reached a political settlement. A federal judge held American Airlines' pilots union and two top board members in contempt(轻视,蔑视) and promised sizable fines against them, saying the union did not do enough to encourage pilots to return to work after a court order.


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1 jersey Lp5zzo     
n.运动衫
参考例句:
  1. He wears a cotton jersey when he plays football.他穿运动衫踢足球。
  2. They were dressed alike in blue jersey and knickers.他们穿着一致,都是蓝色的运动衫和灯笼短裤。
2 soviets 95fd70e5832647dcf39beb061b21c75e     
苏维埃(Soviet的复数形式)
参考例句:
  1. A public challenge could provoke the Soviets to dig in. 公开挑战会促使苏联人一意孤行。
  2. The Soviets proposed the withdrawal of American ballistic-missile submarines from forward bases. 苏联人建议把美国的弹道导弹潜艇从前沿基地撤走。
3 Soviet Sw9wR     
adj.苏联的,苏维埃的;n.苏维埃
参考例句:
  1. Zhukov was a marshal of the former Soviet Union.朱可夫是前苏联的一位元帅。
  2. Germany began to attack the Soviet Union in 1941.德国在1941年开始进攻苏联。
4 allied iLtys     
adj.协约国的;同盟国的
参考例句:
  1. Britain was allied with the United States many times in history.历史上英国曾多次与美国结盟。
  2. Allied forces sustained heavy losses in the first few weeks of the campaign.同盟国在最初几周内遭受了巨大的损失。
5 placid 7A1yV     
adj.安静的,平和的
参考例句:
  1. He had been leading a placid life for the past eight years.八年来他一直过着平静的生活。
  2. You should be in a placid mood and have a heart-to- heart talk with her.你应该心平气和的好好和她谈谈心。
6 indicted 4fe8f0223a4e14ee670547b1a8076e20     
控告,起诉( indict的过去式和过去分词 )
参考例句:
  1. The senator was indicted for murder. 那位参议员被控犯谋杀罪。
  2. He was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of murder. 他被大陪审团以两项谋杀罪名起诉。
7 atrocities 11fd5f421aeca29a1915a498e3202218     
n.邪恶,暴行( atrocity的名词复数 );滔天大罪
参考例句:
  1. They were guilty of the most barbarous and inhuman atrocities. 他们犯有最野蛮、最灭绝人性的残暴罪行。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  2. The enemy's atrocities made one boil with anger. 敌人的暴行令人发指。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
8 interned 7006cc1f45048a987771967c7a5bdb31     
v.拘留,关押( intern的过去式和过去分词 )
参考例句:
  1. He was interned but,as he was in no way implicated in war crimes,was released. 他曾被拘留过,但因未曾涉嫌战争罪行而被释放了。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  2. These soldiers were interned in a neutral country until the war was over. 这些士兵被拘留在一个中立国,直到战争结束。 来自《现代英汉综合大词典》
9 nomination BHMxw     
n.提名,任命,提名权
参考例句:
  1. John is favourite to get the nomination for club president.约翰最有希望被提名为俱乐部主席。
  2. Few people pronounced for his nomination.很少人表示赞成他的提名。
10 ethnic jiAz3     
adj.人种的,种族的,异教徒的
参考例句:
  1. This music would sound more ethnic if you played it in steel drums.如果你用钢鼓演奏,这首乐曲将更具民族特色。
  2. The plan is likely only to aggravate ethnic frictions.这一方案很有可能只会加剧种族冲突。
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