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HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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'Historical markers are installed by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines in the Philippines and places abroad that signify important events, persons, structures, and institutions in the Philippine national and local histories.
NHCP Executive Director Ludivico Badoy personally unveiled the historical marker placed at the main gate of the PMA about 4 p.m.
Jorn Rusen is Professor Emeritus of General History and Historical Culture at Witten/Herdecke University.
"By his decree, the president of Azerbaijan instructed the state agency to prepare the relevant information on condition of the State Historical and Cultural Reserve "Basgal", as well as to prepare proposals for the development of tourism infrastructure in the territory of this reserve."
Since 1934, the Illinois State Historical Society has erected more than 500 historical markers statewide.
The French and English language contributions to this capsule expand historical knowledge to include traditionally marginalized narratives, including gendered, racialized, and Aboriginal perspectives (Battiste, 2013; Stanley, 2011), and offers the possibility to reinvestigate narrow and restrictive scopes and "common sense" understandings of teaching Canada's past (Clark, 2011; Neatby & Hodgins, 2012).
Justice Maqbool Baqir remarked historical heritage is property of people of Pakistan.
In a groundbreaking work, the author of this study has shown, through her analysis of some important ancient Indian texts, how untenable it is to believe that India, in its two millennia of ancient history, had no sense of historical writing.
The Historical Society of Michigan presents two awards annually at the Upper Peninsula History Conference: the Charles Folio Award for individuals and the Superior Award for historical organizations based in the Upper Peninsula.
The commission will open centres in Riyadh, Al-Miftaha Village in Abha, Al-Ghat, Al-Ula, Al-Ahsa, Aba Assaud Castle in Najran, Al-Qishla Castle in Hail, Turaif District in Historical Al-Diriyah, Rijal Almaa, Al-Sour District in Yanbu, the Railway Station in Madinah, the Historical Village in Bin Raqoush Castle, Thi Ain Historical Village, Al-Musoukif Souk in Unaizah, Crafts Souk in Buraidah, Crafts Souk in Old Jeddah and Productive Families Souk in Jazan."
He said that conservation and restoration of historical heritage in its original form promoted tourism and created awareness in the new generation about its history.

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