Cricketer. Born Robert Abel at 18 Commercial Street, Rotherhithe. He was the first England player to "carry his bat", i.e. opening the batting and remaining not out at the end of an innings, and th...
Person, Sport / Games
Designed in 1962 by AC Cars in collaboration with Carroll Shelby, this was generally acknowledged to be one of the fastest two-seater production sports cars in the world. It went on to achieve fam...
Vehicle, Sport / Games, Transport
Footballer. Played for Arsenal F.C and the England team, and captained them both. He went on to manage several teams, both in Britain and abroad.
Football manager, journalist and broadcaster. He was the BBC's first sports commentator and Arsenal Football Club's second longest serving manager, 1934 - 47.
Fencing master. Born St James's Place, Piccadilly. Briefly took over his father's fencing academy in Carlisle House, Soho Square, but then moved it to the Royal Opera House. Fire in 1789 caused h...
Person, Sport / Games, Italy
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Died: 20/3/2010, 8 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration
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