Friday, September 9, 2011
Sneakers go back a long way. In the late 18th century, people wore rubber soled shoes called plimsolls, but they were pretty crude—for one thing, there was no right foot or left foot. Around 1892, the U.S. Rubber Company came up with more comfortable rubber sneakers with canvas tops, called Keds. By 1917, these sneakers began to be mass produced. (They got the nickname sneakers because they were so quiet, a person wearing them could sneak up on someone.)
Friday, August 26, 2011
Kyai Haji Abdurrahman Wahid, known as Gus Dur was born in Jombang, East Java, on 7 September 1940 from the couple Wahid Hasyim and Solichah. He was born with the name Abdurrahman Addakhil or "the Conqueror", and then more fondly known as Gus Dur. Gus Dur is the first son of six children from a very respectable family in the Muslim community of East Java. Grandfather of his father is
Sunday, August 21, 2011
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