Jack Anthony P. Turner is an English semi-professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for National League South club Slough Town. Turner started his career in the youth team of Staines Town, but left in 2007 to sign for AFC Wimbledon, he made his senior debut for the Dons in the London Senior Cup on 7 October 2008, in a 0–3 defeat to Erith Town, conceding a hat-trick in four minutes. He signed his first professional contract in the summer of 2009, after rejecting offers to trial with clubs from the Football League, he made his league debut for AFC Wimbledon on 20 April 2010, in the Conference game against Tamworth, in a 0–1 defeat at Kingsmeadow. His next appearance in the league came over a year in the 2010–11 season on 22 April 2011, in a 2–1 victory over Mansfield Town, he was an unused substitute in the 2011 Conference Play-off final win over Luton Town, which saw the Dons gain a place in the Football League. Turner made his professional debut on 4 October 2011, in a 2–2 draw with Stevenage in the Football League Trophy second round.
After being released on a free transfer by AFC Wimbledon at the end of the 2011–12 season, Turner re-joined Staines Town. As of 23:15, 19 January 2019
Vembadi Girls’ High School is a national school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Founded in 1834 by British Methodist missionaries, it is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools. Methodist missionaries from Britain arrived in Ceylon on 29 June 1814. Two of the missionaries, Rev. James Lynch and Rev. Thomas Squance, traveled to Jaffna leaving Galle on 14 July 1814 and arriving in Jaffna on 11 August 1814, to establish a mission. In 1817, the Jaffna Wesleyan English School was founded with Rev. Lynch as principal. Despite it being a boys school, there were a few girls enrolled as well; the school was renamed Jaffna Central School in 1834 by the principal Rev. Dr. Peter Percival. In the same year a separate girls school was established; the girls school was renamed Vembadi Girls' High School in 1897. In 1944, Vembadi started providing free education. Most private schools in Ceylon, including Vembadi, were taken over by the government in 1960. In 1984 Vembadi became a national school. Category:Alumni of Vembadi Girls' High School List of schools in Northern Province, Sri Lanka Vembadi Girls’ High School Vembadi Old Girls' Association Vembadi Old Girls' Association Vembadi Old Girls' Association
The Brown B-1 Racer was an American-built small monoplane racing aircraft of the 1930s. The B-1 Racer was built in 1933 by the Brown Aircraft Co. of Montebello, founded by Lawrence W. Brown of Clover Field, Santa Monica, California; the B-1 was designed by Dean Holloway and was intended for competitive flying at the hands of Ralph Bushey. The diminutive aircraft was a low-winged monoplane with an open single-person cockpit and a fixed tail-skid undercarriage. Ralph Bushey raced the aircraft NR83Y in several prewar competitions in the United States, but the aircraft was damaged in a crash after the engine fell out during the race, it was rebuilt in 1947 with a removable closed cabin and powered by an 85 hp Continental C-85 engine. The aircraft continued to compete as a "midget racer", named Suzie Jayne; the B-1 was withdrawn from flying in the late 1940s, is owned by Kermit Weeks. The aircraft was on public display at the Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, alongside the Brown B-2 replica. Data from Aerofiles.comGeneral characteristics Crew: 1 Length: 16 ft 0 in Wingspan: 18 ft 9 in Powerplant: 1 × Continental C-85, 85 hp
Max Miedinger was a Swiss typeface designer. He was famous for creating the Neue Haas Grotesk typeface in 1957, renamed Helvetica in 1960. Marketed as a symbol of cutting-edge Swiss technology, Helvetica achieved immediate global success. Between 1926 and 1930 Miedinger trained as a typesetter in Zurich, after which he attended evening classes at the Kunstgewerbeschule Zurich. At 26 he went to work as a typographer in the advertising department of Globus, a renowned chain of department stores. After ten years at Globus, Miedinger gained employment with Haas Type Foundry as a representative. In 1954, he created his first typeface design for Pro Arte, a condensed slab serif. In 1956 Miedinger became a freelance graphic designer. Shortly after he collaborated with Edouard Hoffmann at Haas on the typeface Neue Haas Grotesk, which would be called Helvetica. Helvetica Pro Arte, a condensed slab serif. Undigitised. Horizontal, a wide capitals design similar to Microgramma. Digitised as Miedinger. Helvetica Monospace Helvetica Inserat Max Miedinger, Font Designer of Helvetica Max Miedinger, the man Max Miedinger, History of the typefaceLaufer, David Calvin Dialogues With Creative Legends, New Riders Press, San Francisco, ISBN 978-0321885647, Page 98
Charles Armand de Gontaut, duc de Biron, great-grandson of Armand de Gontout-Biron, was a French military leader who served with distinction under Louis XIV and Louis XV, was made a Marshal of France by the latter. He commanded the French vanguard at the Battle of Oudenaarde, noticed the first manoeuvre of deviation by Marlborough. Opposed on his lines by numerical superior forces, he was unable to change the course of events that were to happen, he married Marie-Antoinette, duchesse de Lauzun and niece of Antoine Nompar de Caumont, duc de Lauzun. They had 14 children among whom were Marshal of France. Charles-Antoine, Duc de Biron and father of the memoirist Armand Louis de Gontaut, duc de Biron 1747-1783. Judith-Charlotte, married 07/05/1717 Claude Alexandre de Bonneval. Geneviève, married 11/03/1720 Louis duc de Gramont, son of Antoine V de Gramont, he died a few days before his 93rd birthday. When he died, his wife, ten of his 14 children, twelve of 32 grandchildren and eight of his 47 great-grandchildren had died before him.
All his grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren were born in his lifetime. Dynasty of Gontaut