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1018

Year 1018 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. January 30 – The Peace of Bautzen: Emperor Henry II signs a peace treaty with Bolesław I, Duke of Poland, ending the German–Polish War. Poland keeps Lusatia – the Holy Roman Empire keeps Bohemia. With this peace agreement, Bolesław redirects his forces on an offensive against the Kievan Rus'. July 22–23 – Battle of the River Bug: Polish forces under Bolesław I defeat Yaroslav the Wise near the River Bug. Yaroslav retreats to Novgorod, abandoning Kiev. July 29 – Battle of Vlaardingen: Henry II sends an army towards Holland to subdue the rebellious Count Dirk III; the Imperial forces are defeated near Vlaardingen. August – Ivats, Bulgarian nobleman and rebel leader, is blinded and captured by strategos Eustathios Daphnomeles, confirming Bulgaria's position as part of the Byzantine Empire. August 14 – Bolesław I accepts the surrender of Kiev by the Pechenegs, he reinstates Sviatopolk I as Grand Prince of Kiev. Battle of Cannae: The Lombard adventurer Melus of Bari and his Norman mercenaries are decisively defeated by the Byzantine army, led by the Catepan Basil Boioannes.

October 1 – Battle of Carham: King Malcolm II of Scotland and Owain Foel are victorious over either Uhtred the Bold or Eadwulf Cudel, rulers of Bamburgh. The battle confirms Scottish dominance over Lothian. Cnut the Great travels to Denmark to succeed his brother Harald II on the Danish throne. December – Goryeo–Khitan War: Khitan forces of the Liao Dynasty invade Goryeo. Goryeo forces led by General Gang Gam-chan annihilates the Khitan army at Kusong. Buckfast Abbey is founded as a Benedictine monastery in England. April 10 – Nizam al-Mulk, Persian scholar and vizier August 31 – Jeongjong II, ruler of Goryeo Abul Hasan Hankari, Abbasid scholar and jurist Bagrat IV, Georgian king of the Bagrationi Dynasty Ermengarde of Anjou, duchess of Burgundy Harthacnut, king of Denmark Michael Psellos, Byzantine monk and philosopher Richilde and regent of Flanders Victor II, pope of the Roman Catholic Church February 24 – Borrell, bishop of Vic February 25 – Arnulf II, archbishop of Milan March 22 – Ali ibn Hammud al-Nasir, caliph of Córdoba June 23 – Henry I, margrave of Austria July 7 – Gerberga of Burgundy, duchess of Swabia September 25 – Berthold of Toul, German bishop October 1 Gilbert Buatère, Norman nobleman Osmond Drengot, Norman nobleman December 1 – Thietmar, bishop of Merseburg Abd al-Rahman IV, Umayyad caliph of Córdoba Aeddan ap Blegywryd, king of Gwynedd Adolf I of Lotharingia, German nobleman Aldhun, bishop of Lindisfarne Dragomir, ruler of Travunia and Zachlumia Harald II, king and regent of Denmark Ivan Vladislav, emperor of Bulgaria Frederick, German nobleman

Lee Thorpe

Lee Anthony Thorpe is an English former professional footballer and scout for Tranmere Rovers. As a player he was a forward from 1994 to 2011, he made over 400 appearances, in a career spanning 18 years, in the Football League with Blackpool, Lincoln City, Leyton Orient, Grimsby Town, Bristol Rovers, Swansea City, Peterborough United, Torquay United and Darlington. Whilst with Blackpool, he had a loan spell with Northern Irish top-flight club Bangor, finished his career in non-league football with Fleetwood Town and AFC Fylde. Thorpe was born in Wolverhampton and began his career as a trainee with Blackpool, turning professional in July 1994, he joined Bangor on loan in September scoring once in three games during his spell. After failing to establish himself at Blackpool, he was allowed to leave, joining Lincoln City on a free transfer in August 1997, he had a successful time at Sincil Bank, scoring 57 times in 192 league games, before moving to Leyton Orient on a free transfer in May 2002. He joined Grimsby Town on loan in February 2004, having been placed on the transfer list and told his contract would not be renewed in the summer.

He moved to Bristol Rovers on a free transfer the following month. In February 2005 he joined Swansea City on loan, but signing on a free transfer a week later, he played a role in their promotion to Football League One. The next season, he was loaned out to Peterborough United in October 2005 and Torquay United in February 2006, he remained at Torquay on loan for the remainder of the season, playing first under John Cornforth and under Ian Atkins as Torquay fought off relegation to the Conference. On 25 April 2006, Thorpe scored, he signed for Torquay United on a free transfer in May 2006, one of Ian Atkins' first signings after confirming himself as manager for the following season. Although he has played most of his career as a centre-forward, Thorpe played as a central defender when required at Torquay, he was still under contract when Torquay were relegated to the Conference National, but left by mutual consent on 28 June 2007. He signed a two-year contract with Brentford on 3 July, he was sent off after 45 minutes of his debut for Brentford for a serious foul.

After losing his place in the Brentford first XI under new manager Andy Scott, Thorpe joined Rochdale on a free transfer on 31 January 2008. He scored his first goal for his new club against his former club in a 2–0 win at Griffin Park, he joined Darlington in 2009 and was released in March 2010, joining Fleetwood Town completing a move back to the Fylde coast where he began his career at Blackpool. He scored the winning goal in Town's 2–1 win over Alfreton Town in the 2010 Conference North play-off final. Thorpe was one of a number of out-of-contract players released at the end of the 2010–11 season. In July 2011 he agreed to join Northern Premier League First Division North club A. F. C. Fylde, signing a one-year contract, he was released by Fylde in December 2011, having been left out of more recent matchday squads due to budget issues as he was "one of the bigger earners" at the club. In total, Thorpe had made 13 appearances for scoring 7 goals. After his release by Fylde, Thorpe stated that he was planning to retire from playing football to focus on coaching.

He is now an under-13s coach at Blackpool. He became a personal trainer and joined Tranmere Rovers as a scout. Blackpool Lancashire Senior Cup: 1994–95, 1995–96Bangor Steel & Sons Cup: 1994–95Lincoln City Lincolnshire Senior Cup: 1997–98Grimsby Town Lincolnshire Senior Cup runner-up: 2003–04Swansea City FAW Premier Cup: 2004–05, 2005–06 Football League Trophy: 2005–06Fleetwood Town Conference North play-off winner: 2009–10 Lee Thorpe at Soccerbase Profile at UpThePosh! The Peterborough United Database Profile at The Forgotten Imp Profile at the Lincoln City F. C. Archive

Triple Alpha Luftfahrtgesellschaft

Triple Alpha Luftfahrtgesellschaft was a German charter airline headquartered in Düsseldorf and based out of Düsseldorf Airport. It operated charter, general aviation, cargo, flight school, air ambulance, aerial evacuation and organ transport services. 1994 - Hans Pfeiffer and Erik Scheidt worked in the overhaul and maintenance of Cessna T303 aircraft. 1 Airbus A319CJ 1 Bombardier Challenger 300 1 Bombardier Global 7000 2 Cessna Citation II 2 Cessna Citation V 8 Cessna Citation CJ2 1 Cessna Citation Mustang