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World Bank - Economic Development Institute

Time: Friday Mar 11, 1955

Place: Washington D.C., U.S.

Details: The World Bank Institute (WBI) was a "global connector of knowledge, learning and innovation for poverty reduction". It aimed to inspire change agents and prepare them with essential tools that can help achieve development results. WBI had four major strategies to approach development problems: innovation for development, knowledge exchange, leadership and coalition building, and structured learning. World Bank Institute (WBI) was formerly known as Economic Development Institute (EDI), established on 11 March 1955 with the support of the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations.



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On This Day - 11 March

Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon-Bonaparte left Paris to take command of the Army of Italy
Friday Mar 11, 1796 - Italy
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon-Napoleon married Marie Louise
Sunday Mar 11, 1810 - Augustinian Church, Vienna, Austria
Abraham Lincoln
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Wednesday Mar 11, 1846 - Springfield, Illinois, U.S.
Battle at Soufflot barricades at Rue Soufflot
Revolutions of 1848-Sonderbund War
Thursday Mar 11, 1847 - Switzerland
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln-Lincoln removed McClellan
Tuesday Mar 11, 1862 - U.S.

March 1955

Algerian War Image
Algerian War-Rabah Bitat was arrested by the French
Mar, 1955 - Algeria
Portrait of Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 - image
Neil Armstrong-Armstrong made his First Test Flight
Tuesday Mar 1, 1955 - Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Martin Luther King Image
Martin Luther King-Claudette Colvin
Wednesday Mar 2, 1955 - southern United States, Dixie, Dixieland, U.S.
Jair Bolsonaro Image
Jair Bolsonaro-Birth
Monday Mar 21, 1955 - Glicério, São Paulo, Brazil


Collage of Images From The Vietnam War
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1955 - Cambodia
King Juan Carlos Image
Juan Carlos I-Joining The Army
1955 - Military Academy, Zaragoza, Spain.
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Jan, 1955 - Algeria
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Margaret Thatcher-The Orpington by-election
Jan, 1955 - England
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Neil Armstrong-College Graduation
Jan, 1955 - Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.