A day I will never forget ! A true symbolisation of never giving up even when the elements are against you.
@Regranned from @windiescricket - #OnThisDay in 2004, Courtney Browne and Ian Bradshaw heroes as West Indies beat England at the Oval to win the ICC Champions Trophy 🏆 one of the great back-to-the-wall performances in our history
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1866. godine rođen je američki biolog Tomas Hant Morgan, osnivač genetike i dobitnik Nobelove nagrade za medicinu (1933. god.) za otkriće funkcije hromozoma u prenošenju naslednih svojstava. Izradio je prve mape položaja gena u hromozomima i smatra se glavnim predstavnikom teorije nasleđa.
#OnThisDay 25 Septembre 2007, Eric Gerets est nommé entraîneur de @olympiquedemarseille , les marseillais pointe à la 19ème place du championnat après 13 journées, le magicien belge réussira à remonter la pente en accrochant le podium lors de l'ultime journée. Toujours très apprécier des supporters, il quitte Marseille au terme de la saison 2008-2009 après une belle seconde place.
@Regranned from @captaindhoni - #OnThisDay in 2007, India won the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup after defeating Pakistan by 5 runs! 😇
And MS Dhoni became the first ever captain to win the T20 championship!! ❤ - #regrann
#OnThisDay in 1936, just a few months after his first camp opened, Billy threw a party for his daughter Shirley. Every boy and every girl living in Skegness under the age of 10 was invited to help her celebrate!
Arnold Palmer was an American Professional golfer. He was born on September 10, 1929 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He was the son of a country club groundskeeper and went on to be regarded as one of the greatest and most charismatic players in the the history of golf. Nicknamed "The King", his career spanned more than five decades. Palmer won over 90 tournaments during his career, including winning the Masters four times. He was the first superstar of the sports television age which began in the 1950’s. Palmer’s stature in the golfing world is beautifully summed up by Jack Nickalus “Arnold is the reason golf enjoys the popularity it does today. He made golf attractive to the television-viewing public. There never has been anyone like him before in the game of golf, and there probably won't be another like him again."⠀
#Onthisday in 1942 HMAS Voyager was grounded and destroyed at Betano Bay, Timor. The Voyager brought the 2/4th Independent Company to Timor to reinforce Australian troops already on the island. The ship came close in shore to land the troops but ran aground. The Australians were left with no option but to destroy it. Read the HMAS Voyager’s Reports of Proceedings on our website. #myawm
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On this day, September 25th, 1865, Henri Lebasque, was born in Champigné, France.
Artists and critics alike would often call Lebasque ‘The painter of the good life’ or ‘the painter of joy and light’. Throughout his career, he developed his own elaborate, colourful and sensuous style of painting, which was influenced by both Impressionism and Fauvism. He created works with a calm and intimate feel, painting almost any subject; though he was attracted primarily to the human figure and the nude. His paintings often feature women and children in an interior or garden setting or at a seaside. Lebasque spent his entire career as a traveler in search of new motifs. He was also the founder of the Salon d’Automne with his friend Henri Matisse, where he frequently exhibited his work.
To celebrate Lebasque’s birthday, we have chosen the watercolour and ink drawing “Young Ladies in a Provencal Landscape”, dated between 1925-1930, from the Paris Collection of the A. G. Leventis Gallery
Catherine Zeta-Jones (actress) born 25 September 1969.
She studied musical theatre at the Arts Educational Schools, London, and made her stage breakthrough with a leading role in a 1987 production of 42nd Street. Her screen debut came in the unsuccessful French-Italian film 1001 Nights (1990), and she went on to find greater success as a regular in the British television series The Darling Buds of May (1991–93).
Zeta-Jones initially established herself in Hollywood with roles that highlighted her sex appeal such as in the action film The Mask of Zorro (1998) and the heist film Entrapment (1999). Critics praised her portrayal of a vengeful pregnant woman in Traffic (2000) and a murderous singer in the musical Chicago (2002). The latter won her Academy and BAFTA Awards for Best Supporting Actress, among other accolades. She starred in high-profile films for much of the decade, including the black comedy Intolerable Cruelty (2003), the heist film Ocean's Twelve (2004), the comedy The Terminal (2004), and the romantic comedy No Reservations (2007). Parts in smaller-scale features were followed by a decrease in workload, during which she returned to stage and portrayed an ageing actress in A Little Night Music (2009), winning a Tony Award. Zeta-Jones continued to work intermittently in the 2010s, starring in the psychological thriller Side Effects (2013) and the action film Red 2 (2013).
Zeta-Jones is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award and a Tony Award.
Heather Deen Locklear (actress) born 25 September 1961.
She is known for her television role as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place (1993–99), for which she received four consecutive Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Drama. Her other notable television roles include Sammy Jo Carrington on Dynasty (1981–89), Officer Stacy Sheridan on T. J. Hooker (1982–86), and Caitlin Moore on Spin City (1999–2002), for which she earned a further two Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. She had a recurring role on the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland and a main role on the TNT drama-comedy television series Franklin & Bash in 2013.
Locklear's notable film roles include the science-fiction thriller Firestarter (1984), the action comedy Money Talks (1997), the live-action/animated comedy Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), and the romantic comedy The Perfect Man (2005).
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith Jr. (actor) born 25 September 1968.
Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards.
In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular NBC television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which ran for six seasons until 1996. After the series ended, Smith transitioned from television to film, and has gone on to star in numerous blockbuster films.
For his performances as boxer Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001) and stockbroker Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Smith received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Michael Søren Madsen (actor) born 25 September 1957.
He has starred in over 200 films, including Thelma & Louise, Reservoir Dogs, Wyatt Earp, Free Willy, Species, Donnie Brasco, Sin City, Kill Bill, The Hateful Eight and many direct-to-video films. He has also guest starred in numerous television series and has done voice work in several video games.
Madsen is known for making many films with Quentin Tarantino. He won Best Actor awards for his role in 2007 boxing drama film Strength and Honour and has also won awards for his poetry.
Zucchero Fornaciari (singer & songwriter) born Adelmo Fornaciari, 25 September 1955.
His music is largely inspired by gospel, soul, blues and rock music, and alternates between Italian ballads and more rhythmic R&B-boogie-like pieces.
He is credited as the "father of the Italian blues", introducing blues to the big stage in Italy.
He is one of the few European blues artists who still enjoy great international success.
He has won numerous awards, including four Festivalbar, nine Wind Music Awards, two World Music Awards (1993, 1996), six IFPI Europe Platinum Awards, and a Grammy Award nomination.
He has collaborated and performed with many famous artists, including Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Brian May, Miles Davis, Ray Charles, B. B. King, Sting, Bono, Paul Young, Peter Gabriel, Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli.