Dan Thompson (born June 15, 1956) was a Canadian swimmer. He competed in the butterfly events during the 1970s and early 1980s. He was supposed to represent his native country at the 1980 Summer Olympics, but didn’t start due to the international boycott of the Moscow Olympic Games. He won two silver medals at the 1979 Pan American Games. John Bowra (baptised 3 June 1716 at Sevenoaks, Kent; buried 22 December 1785 at Sevenoaks) was an English professional cricketer of the mid-Georgian period who made 5 known appearances in first-class cricket.
John Bowra (pronounced Borra) has been identified as “Mr. Boarer”, one of “three very good gamesters”, who assisted London in a match on Kennington Common in 1739. Later, in the 1740s, he appeared in several great matches on the Artillery Ground as “John Borah” and represented Kent. He played for Robert Colchin’s XI, largely a Kent team, against Richard Newland’s XI in 1745. Bowra is believed to have been a shepherd employed by John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset to explain his title of “The Kentish Shepherd”, under which he headed an eleven against “Long Tom” (i.
Bowra’s final recorded appearance was in 1749 when he again represented Colchin’s XI against Stephen Dingate’s XI. William Bowra, who played in the latter part of the 18th century, is believed to have been his son. The Chief Minister of Anguilla is the head of government in the British Overseas Territory of Anguilla. The Chief Minister is appointed by the Governor of Anguilla on behalf of the Monarchy of the United Kingdom, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
The current Chief Minister is Victor Banks. Yoav Meiri (Hebrew: יואב מאירי; born July 28, 1975) is an Israeli former swimmer, who specialized in butterfly events. He is a 2000 Olympian, a 20-time Israeli champion, and a four-time national record holder in sprint butterfly. While studying in the United States, he earned All-American and All-Big Ten honors in the 200-yard butterfly as a member of the University of Minnesota swimming and diving team.
Meiri accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he played for the Minnesota Golden Gophers under head coach Kelly Kremer. While swimming for the Gophers, he recorded a second-fastest time (1:45.98) in the 200 m butterfly at the 2000 Big Ten Conference Championships, and fifteenth at the NCAA Championships (1:58.75) to earn All-American honors. Meiri competed in two swimming events for Israel at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
“They All Laughed” is a song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, written for the 1937 film Shall We Dance where it was introduced by Ginger Rogers as part of a song and dance routine with Fred Astaire. The lyrics compare those who “laughed at me, wanting you” with those who laughed at some of history’s famous scientific and industrial pioneers, asking, “Who’s got the last laugh now?” People and advances mentioned are Christopher Columbus’s proof the earth is round; Thomas Edison’s phonograph; Guglielmo Marconi’s wireless telegraphy; the Wright brothers’s first flight; the Rockefeller Center; Eli Whitney’s cotton gin; Robert Fulton’s North River Steamboat; Milton S.
Laghetto di Sassi Neri is a lake in the Province of Livorno, Tuscany, Italy. The 1982 Hillingdon Council election took place on 6 May 1982 to elect members of Hillingdon London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council. Seth Grove Stadium is a stadium on the campus of Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. The stadium is named for the late J.
Originally it had a capacity of 7,600. From 1987-89, temporary bleachers were set up beyond the north end zone for football games and commencement, boosting the capacity to 8,200. In 1990, the 900-seat bleacher set on the visitors’ side was removed for safety reasons and the 600 temporary seats were moved from the end zone to the visitors’ side, giving the stadium a capacity of 7,300. In 1991, the new visitors’ bleachers were built, reaching the current capacity of 7,700.
The grass playing surface at Seth Grove Stadium was replaced with Fieldturf in the summer of 2010. It is primarily used for the Shippensburg Red Raiders American football and track and field team events. Seth Grove Stadium has been home to the Red Raider track and field teams since 1972. One of the finest track and field facilities in the East, the stadium features an eight-lane Recortan track. Located outside the stadium are two discus and two shot put circles.