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
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Group, Sport / Games, Australia
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
Boxer. Born in Leeds. She fought (and won) her first bout at the age of thirteen. She won several medals in her career, before becoming the first woman boxer to win a medal in the 2012 Olympic Game...
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.
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Born: 19/10/1784, 236 years ago
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