AwE130 Miscellaneous Clippings
The giant of Rotterdam Netherlands
9 April 1975, Rigardus Rijnhout, 2.35 meters long, died in 1959.
(From one of our reporters) ROTTERDAM The remains of the "Giant of Rotterdam" (Rigardus Rijnhout, 2.35 meters long, died in 1959) were transferred to the Anatomical Laboratory in Leiden, at the request of the father, who athorized science to investigate the skeleton. No publicity was given to the grave removal. The mayor of Rotterdam has 'formally' granted his permission.
The Queen and the giant skeleton (Photo)
9 November 1962, Irish giant Charles Byrne 1761 to 1783.
In awe, Queen Elizabeth II of England looks up at the skeleton of the Irish giant Charles Byrne, who lived from 1761 to 1783 and had a length of 2.45 meters. The skeleton is in the "Hunterian Museum", which is part of a medical school in London. The new building of this school was opened by the Queen.
Skeleton of the Irish Giant O'Brian (Photo)
17 March 1928, Irish giant.
Skeleton of the Irish giant O'Brian from the collection of the Scottish physiologist John Hunter, whose birthday, 200 years ago, was recently celebrated.
British search for Nazi documents about Antarctica
29 January 1954, The English sent a secret agent to Germany.
The English sent a secret agent to Germany, who has to search the archives of the Third Reich, for reports of a large German Polar expedition, which stayed in Antarctica in 1938. This expedition was the first, which established that on the South Pole mainland are also areas that are snow and ice-free, later the Americans also discovered such Pool oases.
Russian scholar is working on a killing beam
14 July 1947, Prof. Arkelyan working on killer ray.
FROM Ankara message UP- The Russian laboratory at the top of the eight thousand foot high mountain Alagez, close to the historic mountain Ararat. Where Noah with his ark would have landed, some progress has been made with the investigation of the killing beam. It is believed that Soviet leaders consider the discovery of the killing beam more important than the completion of the atomic bomb.
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