Hillary Montes

The Hillary Montes are mountains that reach 3.5 km above the surface of the dwarf planet Pluto. They are located northwest of Norgay Montes in the southwest border area of Sputnik Planitia in the south of Tombaugh Regio; the Hillary Montes were first viewed by the New Horizons spacecraft on 14 July 2015, announced by NASA on 24 July 2015. The mountains are named after Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer, along with Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer, Tenzing Norgay, were the first climbers to reach the summit of the highest peak on Earth, Mount Everest, on 29 May 1953. On 7 September 2017, the name Hillary Montes was approved together with the names of Tombaugh Regio and twelve other nearby surface features; the Hillary Montes rise to 3.5 km high from base to about half as high as the Tenzing Montes. The Hillary Montes are similar in height to that of the peak of Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, above sea level. Geography of Pluto Geology of Pluto List of geological features on Pluto List of tallest mountains in the Solar System NASA Pluto factsheet NASA Official homepage New Horizons homepage

1988 Swedish Open

The 1988 Swedish Open known as the 1988 Volvo Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts held in Båstad and was part of the Grand Prix circuit of the 1988 Tour, as well as the Category 1 tier of the 1988 WTA Tour. It was the 41st edition of the tournament and was held from 11 July through 17 July 1988. Marcelo Filippini won the singles title. Marcelo Filippini defeated Francesco Cancellotti 2–6, 6–4, 6–4 Isabel Cueto defeated Sandra Cecchini 7–5, 6–1 It was Cueto's 1st title of the year and the 2nd of her career. Patrick Baur / Udo Riglewski defeated Stefan Edberg / Niclas Kroon 6–7, 6–3, 7–6 It was Baur's only title of the year and the 1st of his career, it was the 2nd of his career. Sandra Cecchini / Mercedes Paz defeated Linda Ferrando / Silvia La Fratta 6–0, 6–2 It was Cecchini's 2nd title of the year and the 9th of her career, it was the 9th of her career. ITF tournament edition details Official website Official website ATP tournament profile WTA tournament profile

The Unfortunate Mother

The Unfortunate Mother is a tragic play by Thomas Nabbes, first published in 1640 but not performed until 2013 400 years later. The play was published in 1640 "by J. O. for Daniell Frere... to be sold at the Signe of the Red Bull in Little Britaine", with a dedication to Richard Brathwaite, a stranger to him, whom he apologises for addressing. It is said to have been written as a rival to Shirley's ‘Politician,’ but was never acted, owing to the refusal of the actors to undertake the performance. Three friends prefixed commendatory verses by way of consoling the author for the slight thus cast upon him; the play is a bleak tragedy, beginning in the aftermath of the death of the prince and ending in the deaths of most of the characters. Its plot includes hidden identities, deceit, Machiavellian social climbing, murder and a duel. In the preface Nabbes specifies his intent to move away from the bombast and melodrama of popular drama, towards a subtler, more intellectual kind of theatre; the theatre companies did not share his ambition and he could find nobody to take charge of producing it.

Macario, the new Prince Bonardo, father to Fidelio and Amanda Corvino, adviser to the Dutchess, father to Melissa, supposed father to Notho and Spurio Notho, a triumphant general, brother to Spurio Spurio, the Dutchess' favourite, brother to Notho Fidelio, a courtier, friend to Spurio, in love with Melissa Beneventi, a courtier, friend to Fidelio Polemici, a souldier Vittorio, a souldier Dutchess Infelice, mother to Macario, widow to the late prince Amanda, sister to Fidelio, in love with Spurio Melissa, sister to Spurio, in love with Fidelio Lady Cardente, old maid to the Dutchess The play was not performed in its own time, being rejected by all the acting companies Nabbes presented it to. When the theatres were closed under Puritan rule, Nabbes had the script published.