Harold Godwinson or Harold II (Old English: Harold Gōdwines sunu; c. 1022 – 14 October 1066) was the last Anglo-Saxon King of England before the Norman Conquest. Harold reigned from 5 January 1066, until his death at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October of that same year, fighting the Norman invaders led by William the Conqueror. Harold is one of only two Kings of England to have died i...
Kate McCann, 40, originally from Liverpool, worked as a GP at Latham House Surgery in Leicestershire, but has said she does not plan to return to work now. Kate McCann has quit her job as a GP to devote her life to working for children's charities! Ummmmmmmmmmm. Nice work if you can get it
Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978) was a Jewish British athlete. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metre sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.
In 1967 Harold Holt, the Australian Prime Minister disappeared, presumed drowned, while swimming near Portsea, Victoria. What type of memorial would you build for someone who drowned? A swimming pool, of course. A genuine tribute or a macabre gesture by an official with a sick sense of humour, we'll never know.
The two runic stones outside Jelling church was created around the year 955 and 965. On the front of the big stone from around 965 it shows the cruzified Christ with a viking dragon artwork around it.
The stone was raised by the danish King Harold Bluetooth and has a script in that times nordic language that says:
Following extensive renovations, Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, was handed over to the Ministry of Public Health on 25 January 2005.
The Red Cross' connection with Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital goes back many years. The 100-bed facility was, and still is, the main referral hospital for orthopaedic and emergency surgery in Afghanistan. In the 1990s, as fightin...
The romantic Drachenfels (1010 ft.), crowned by the ruins of a castle built early in the 12th century by the archbishop of Cologne, rises behind the town. From the summit, to which there is a funicular railway, there is a magnificent view, celebrated by Lord Byron in Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. A cave in the hill is said to have sheltered the dragon which was slain by the hero Siegfried. The mo...
Aerial view of the SAS Counter-Terrorism (CT) trainer unit at Pontrilas
The area, north of the village of Pontrilas in Herefordshire, close to the Welsh border, seems to be a former munitions depot, judging by the (dismantled) train line system, just west of the training area's main gate, near the village of Ewyas Harold.
The old disused munitions train line syst...
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