Centennial Definition Example Essays

  • In 1889, at a gala ball for the centennial of Washington’s inauguration, Louisa Lee Schuyler wore a pearl locket holding some of the first president’s hair, Professor Beutler said.

    —rick rojas, New York Times, "Finding a Lock of George Washington’s Hair, and a Link to American History,"18 Feb. 2018

  • Neringa Vaisbrode, who has been directing the centennial festivities from the prime minister’s office, is surprised by the surge of interest across the country in the run-up to February 16th.

    —The Economist, "CharlemagneLithuania hopes the next century is quieter than the last,"15 Feb. 2018

  • The organization first kindled its relationship with Higdon with one of a number of new commissions from various composers that helped celebrate its centennial.

    —peter dobrin, Philly.com, "The Philadelphia Orchestra schedule for 2018-19 scores a zero in female composers,"14 Feb. 2018

  • Blake and head of school David Lourie took a trip to St. Louis to meet with Long as part of a major STAB fundraising effort for the school’s centennial.

    —jonathan jones, SI.com, "In Charlottesville, Chris Long Gives Underdog Kids a Chance,"25 Jan. 2018

  • At the Alabama announcement, Mazda President and CEO Masamichi Kogai spoke about the company looking forward to its centennial celebration, and its 50th anniversary of working in the United States.

    —william thornton, AL.com, "Could Toyota and Mazda be considering a merger?,"24 Jan. 2018

  • Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said the Kremlin has no plans to commemorate the centennial, which ushered in seven decades of Communist rule.

    —anna arutunyan, USA TODAY, "Putin on Centennial of Russian Revolution: Forget about it,"5 Nov. 2017

  • Two days later, August 25, will mark the centennial of President Woodrow Wilson's signing of the Organic Act, which created the Park Service.

    —craig welch, National Geographic, "Exclusive: Obama on Threats to Nature, Power of National Parks,"18 June 2016

  • Texas Pipe & Supply celebrates its centennial this year.

    —chris gray, Houston Chronicle, "Metal menagerie off Texas 288 springs from the mind of art-loving owner of Texas Pipe & Supply,"3 Jan. 2018

  • Пуля пробьет либо позвоночник, либо легкие, а затем сердце. Если даже он не попадет в сердце, Беккер будет убит: разрыв легкого смертелен. Его, пожалуй, могли бы спасти в стране с высокоразвитой медициной, но в Испании у него нет никаких шансов. Два человека… .


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