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Mid-November 2006 tornado outbreak

From November 15 to 16, 2006, a series of tornadoes broke out across the southern United States. Most of the tornadoes happened on November 15, but ended with a deadly tornado in North Carolina on the morning of November 16.

                                               

Middle Francia

Middle Francia was a Frankish kingdom formed by the Treaty of Verdun in 843. It divided the Carolingian Empire among the sons of Louis the Pious. Between the realms of East and West Francia, Middle Francia was the Frankish territory between the r ...

                                               

Middle Kingdom of Egypt

The Middle Kingdom is the period in the history of ancient Egypt stretching from the establishment of the Eleventh Dynasty to the end of the Fourteenth Dynasty, roughly between 2030 BC and 1640 BC. The period had two phases, the 11th Dynasty, whi ...

                                               

Middle Pleistocene

                                               

Midland–Odessa shooting

On August 31, 2019, multiple people were shot from a vehicle traveling between and in the Texas cities of Odessa and Midland. Odessa police announced five deaths including the shooter and 21 injuries including three police, and described the shoo ...

                                               

Milesian school

The Milesian school was a school of thought founded in the 6th Century BC. The ideas associated with it are exemplified by three philosophers from the Ionian town of Miletus: Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes.

                                               

Milliarium

A Milliarium was a stone that was placed alongside Roman roads. Such stones were used from about the 3rd century BC. They marked the distance between two towns, and were placed at intervals of one Roman mile. This was about 1000 milia passum, or ...

                                               

Milyang Group Gang Rape

The Milyang Group Gang Rape was a sex crime that happened between January and November 2004 in South Korea. It happened it the city Miryang in South Gyeongsang province. A large group of at least 41 high-school boys kidnapped and gang-raped five ...

                                               

Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda

The Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda was a ministry in Weimar Germany and Nazi Germany that enforced Nazi Party ideology in Germany. It regulated its culture and society. The ministry was founded on 13 March 1933, by Adolf H ...

                                               

Minstrel

A minstrel was a composer of the medieval time period. Other names for them are minnesinger, troubadour and trouvere. A minstrel was also a name for black musicians in America of the 19th century and white musicians who appeared in blackface.

                                               

Missouri Compromise

The Missouri Compromise, also called the Compromise of 1820, was a plan proposed by Henry Clay of the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was signed by President James Monroe and passed in 1820. The agreement was between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery g ...

                                               

Mitanni

Dutch excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad Vyacheslav Ivanov Excerpts from the text of the Shuppililiuma-Shattiwazza treaty Vahan Kurkjian, "History of Armenia," Michigan, 1968 The Hurrian Culture Armenian Highland Mitanni Simple article.

                                               

Mitlaufer

The title of this article contains the character a. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Mitlaeufer. Mitlaufer is a German term used in the denazification proceedings in West Germany after World War II to describe peo ...

                                               

Mitro Bahini

Mitro Bahini was the alliance of the Indian Army and the Mukti Bahini that engaged the then Pakistani occupied forces on December, 6 in 1971 during the Bangladesh Liberation War. The alliance provided the final blow to the already weakened Pakist ...

                                               

Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire, an area ruled by the great Mongol Khans in the 13th and 14th centuries, was one of the largest land empires in history. The original homeland of the Mongols, was bounded by the Khingan Mountains on the east, the Altai and Tian ...

                                               

Battle of Monocacy

The Battle of Monocacy was one of the most important battles of the American Civil War. It was fought near Frederick, Maryland on July 9, 1864. A Confederate army commanded by Jubal Early was marching eastward towards Washington, D.C., to capture ...

                                               

Monroe Doctrine

The Monroe Doctrine was a foreign policy of the United States, proclaimed in 1823 during the presidency of President James Monroe. It said that European powers do not belong in The Americas. In particular, most of the Spanish Empire in South Amer ...

                                               

Montgomery bus boycott

The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a huge event in the Civil Rights Movement. It happened in Montgomery, Alabama where the city transportation were segregated. Black passengers were required by law to ride in the back of the bus. On December 1, 1955 ...

                                               

Moors

The Moors were the Muslim inhabitants who lived on the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, parts of Southern France, and North Africa in the Middle Ages. In Europe, the word is very often used to talk about people whose ancestors were North African. The M ...

                                               

Moral Majority

The Moral Majority was a political organization in the United States. It was made by Jerry Falwell. It tried to get conservative Christian views into laws by lobbying. It was one of the major organizations of the religious right. It was started i ...

                                               

Morant Bay rebellion

The Morant Bay rebellion began on October 11, 1865, when Paul Bogle led 200 to 300 black men and women into the town of Morant Bay, parish of St. Thomas in the East, Jamaica. The rebellion and its aftermath were a major turning point in Jamaicas ...

                                               

Moroccan–American Treaty of Friendship

The Moroccan–American Treaty of Friendship was a treaty between Morocco and the United States. It was signed in 1786. By signing it, King Mohammed III began diplomatic relations with the newly independent United States. The treaty agreed that fre ...

                                               

Moscow Summit (1988)

The Moscow Summit was a summit meeting between U.S. President of the United States Ronald Reagan and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev. It was held on May 25 through June 3, 1988. The summit was held i ...

                                               

Motte-and-bailey

A motte-and-bailey is a kind of castle, or fortification. Many of them were built in the 11th and 12th century around Europe. These structures consist of a hill the motte and a courtyard the bailey. The motte was often artificial and on top, a wo ...

                                               

Mozambican Civil War

The Mozambican Civil War was a civil war fought in Mozambique from 1977 to 1992. Like many regional African wars during the late twentieth century, the Mozambican Civil War was affected by the Cold War politics. The war was fought between Mozambi ...

                                               

Mughal dynasty

The Mughal dynasty, or Great Moguls or simply Moguls or Muguls were a dynasty of Muslim rulers who came from Central Asia and founded the Mughal Empire in medieval India. It was a branch of the Timurid dynasty founded by Tamerlane. The Mughal dyn ...

                                               

Mukti Bahini

Mukti Bahini was a Bengali military force in East Pakistan. It fought against the Pakistan Army in the Bangladesh Liberation War. The war was fought in 1971, and the group was formed during the war. This organisation was also known as the Liberat ...

                                               

Munich massacre

The Munich massacre was an attack that happened on 5-6 September during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. 11 members of the Israel Olympic team were murdered after being taken hostage. A German police officer was also killed. ...

                                               

Murder of Dee Blanchard

On June 14, 2015, Clauddine "Dee Dee" Blanchard was murdered in the bedroom of her house in Greene County, Missouri. Her body was lying on the bed covered in blood from stab wounds which were caused days earlier. Dee Dees daughter Gypsy Rose, who ...

                                               

Muslim Patrol

The Muslim Patrol was a gang of British Muslims who attempted to establish Sharia law in parts of the United Kingdom. The gang filmed their activities and posted them on YouTube. They attacked people who had alcohol or drugs, prostitutes, and peo ...

                                               

Myall Creek Massacre

The Myall Creek Massacre was an incident which involved the murders of approximately 30 Wirrayaraay indigenous people by European settlers. It happened on 10 June 1838 at the Myall Creek near Bingara in northern New South Wales.

                                               

Nagorno-Karabakh War

The Nagorno-Karabakh War was an armed conflict that took place from February 1988 to May 1994, in the small ethnic enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh in southwestern Azerbaijan, between the mostly ethnic Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh backed by the Repub ...

                                               

Nairi

The Nairi were a late Bronze Age people who lived in the area of the later Kingdom of Urartu, around Lake Van, in what is now the East Anatolia Region.

                                               

Nairobi DusitD2 complex attack

A terrorist attack began on 15 January 2019 and finished on 16 January 2019 in the Westlands area of Nairobi, Kenya. The incident began at 14:30 on 15 January 2019, and ended a few minutes to ten the following day. Initial reports were of gunfire ...

                                               

Nakhon Ratchasima shootings

On 8 and 9 February 2020, a mass shooting happened in Nakhon Ratchasima Province in Thailand. A soldier killed 29 people at four locations. He started the attack on 8 February at a house, where he killed two people. He then went to a military cam ...

                                               

Napoleonic era

The Napoleonic era was a time in the history of France and Europe. This era existed during the fourth and final stage of the French Revolution. It is the time when Napoleon ruled France. The Napoleonic era begins when Napoleon Bonaparte began to ...

                                               

2020 Nashville bombing

On December 25, 2020, a recreational vehicle exploded in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, United States, injuring three people and damaging many buildings. Human remains were found at the site of the explosion. The explosion took place at 166 Secon ...

                                               

Nasrid

The Nasrid dynasty or Banuu Nasri was the last Arab and Muslim dynasty in Spain. The Nasrid dynasty came to power after the defeat of the Almohad dynasty in 1212 at the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa. Twenty-three different emirs ruled Granada fro ...

                                               

National Constituent Assembly

The National Constituent Assembly was the first revolutionary government formed by the rebellious peasants in the French Revolution. During an Estates General meeting, Louis XVI, the king of France at the time, removed the peasants from the room ...

                                               

The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry

The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, also known as the Grange, is an organization for farmers. It is in the United States. It is made for them to more easily buy expensive things. It also tried to make laws that supported far ...

                                               

National Peoples Army

The National Peoples Army was the armed forces of East Germany. The NPA was founded on 1 March 1956. It developed from the Kasernierte Volkspolizei Barracked Peoples Police, which was started in 1952. Serving with the army was voluntary at first. ...

                                               

Werner Naumann

Werner Naumann was a German State Secretary in the Propaganda Ministry during the Third Reich. He was appointed head of the Propaganda Ministry by Hitler in his political testament. This was because Goebbels was promoted to be the Chancellor of G ...

                                               

Nawab of Awadh

The Nawab of Awadh or the Nawab of Oudh was the title of the rulers who governed the state of Oudh or Awadh in India during the 18th and 19th centuries. The Nawabs of Awadh belonged to a dynasty of Qara-Qoyunlu origin from Nishapur. Saadat Khan b ...

                                               

Nazi ghettos

The Nazi Ghettos were sections of cities where Jewish people were forced to live. They were set up by Nazi Germany before and during World War II. Jewish people had often been forced to live in ghettos in Europe, with the first one being set up i ...

                                               

Nebraska Territory

The Territory of Nebraska was an organized incorporated territory of the United States. It existed from May 30, 1854, until March 1, 1867, when the part of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Nebraska. The Nebraska Territory w ...

                                               

Nebuchadnezzar II

Nebuchadnezzar II was king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, and reigned ~605 BC – 562 BC. According to the Bible, he conquered Judah and Jerusalem, and sent the Jews into exile. He is featured in the Book of Daniel and is mentioned in several other ...

                                               

Nemesis

In ancient Greek religion, Nemesis, is the goddess who takes vengence against those who show hubris. Divine retribution is a major theme in the Hellenic world view. It is the unifying theme of the tragedies of Sophocles and many other literary wo ...

                                               

Neo-Babylonian Empire

The Neo-Babylonian Empire or Second Babylonian Empire refers Babylonia during the 11th, or Chaldean, dynasty. The old empire was torn apart by civil wars in the middle 7th Century BC. "Chaldea" meant the southern part of Babylonia, until a Chalde ...

                                               

Netherlands during World War II

During World War II, the Netherlands was taken by Germany by military force, and occupied it between 1940-1945. It started with the Battle of the Netherlands in 10 May 1940. On May 15, the Dutch government surrendered and the Germans took over. T ...

                                               

Konstantin von Neurath

Konstantin Freiherr von Neurath was a German politician and diplomat. He was the Foreign minister of Germany between 1932 and 1938. In those early years of Adolf Hitlers regime, Von Neurath played an important role in the foreign policy. He helpe ...

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