Knudsen was the son of the former president of General MotorsWilliam Knudsen — who was called away from his post to head up the war mobilization production effort at the request of President Roosevelt. Bunkie was also an MIT engineering graduate, and at 42 he was the youngest man to head a division of GM.
Ninth and last crusade —72 Nov Edward I crowned on his return from the Crusades Apr In addition to the penny, the halfpenny and farthing were minted, and also a fourpenny piece called a 'groat' from the French 'gross' 'Decorated' Gothic period in English architecture till about Climate: Jews expelled from England by Edward I Dec: Berwick-upon-Tweed sacked by Edward I Apr Scots defeated Jul Battle of Methven — a 'fortunate defeat' for Bruce Jul 7: According to legend, William Tell shoots an apple off of his son's head Ordinances laid on Edward II by the peerage and clergy of England to restrict his power — twenty-one signatories referred to as the Ordainers — Thomas of Lancaster their leader was executed in Knights Templars suppressed in France — Climate: Sequence of cold and wet summers — harvests ruined Jun Battle of Bannockburn — Scots under Robert the Bruce routed the English led by Edward II — resulted in Scottish independence Edward II banned football in London possibly to encourage people to practice their archery instead Great European famine — population of Britain had peaked at around 5 million before declining c Invention of escapement clocks, and first practical guns Declaration of Arbroath; a statement of Scottish independence First Scottish Parliament at Cambuskenneth Deposition and regicide of King Edward II of England in an apparently unfortunate manner: Edward III rules for 50 years till Jan Treaty of Northampton, formalised peace between England and Scotland Jun 7: Battle of Winchelsea — English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships Statute of Labourers — attempt to regulate wages and prices at levels following labour shortages caused by the Black Death — it set a precedent that distinguished between labourers who were "able in body" to work and those who could not work for other reasons Corpus Christi College, Cambridge founded Giovanni Boccaccio The Decameron Feb Richard II rules till deposed in May Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of John Wycliffe Start of the Papal Schism until when three men simultaneously claimed to be the true pope Jun Great earthquake in Kent [?
Geoffrey Chaucer dies in London Sep Henry IV defeats rebels Jun 8: Battle of Agincourt Jun First recorded meeting of theTynwald in the Isle of Man Jul Henry V starts using English rather than French in his correspondence Jan Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England Dec 1: Much of Alnwick burnt by a Scottish raiding party and again in later years Feb Battle of the Herrings just north of Orleans May Death of Joan of Arc Dec Kentishmen revolt against Henry VI Over years of motoring is represented here, starting with a stately Vulcan hp tourer with dicky seat right up to a Rolls Royce Wraith – the most powerful car in Rolls Royce history.
It's getting cold outside in the Northern Hemisphere, so I thought it would make sense to look at some tropical photos. Rachael Cook is a model and in the photo below we see her wearing a stainless steel Rolex Submariner on some kind of NATO strap.
In , after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Indiana Jones finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them obtaining its powers. Emily Grace is a writer and Associate Editor for Westerly Life Magazine, and a school librarian.
John Zachary DeLorean (January 6, – March 19, ) was an American engineer, inventor and executive in the U.S.
automobile industry, widely known for his work at General Motors and as founder of the DeLorean Motor Company.. DeLorean managed development of a number of vehicles throughout his career, including the Pontiac GTO muscle car, the Pontiac Firebird, Pontiac Grand Prix.
Jon Pernell Roberts (June 21, – December 28, ), born John Riccobono, was a noted drug trafficker and government informant, operated in the Miami area and was an associate of Colombia's Medellín Cartel during the growth phase in cocaine trafficking, – After his arrest, he was able to avoid a lengthy prison sentence by becoming a cooperating witness and proactive informant.