Josiah Spode I (1733–1797) (N. Freese) Josiah Spode (23 March 1733 – 1797) was an English potter and the founder of the English Spode pottery works which became famous for the quality of its wares. He is often credited with the establishment of blue underglaze transfer printing in Staffordshire in 1781–84, and with the definition and introduction in c. 1789–91 of the improved formula for bone china (a form of soft-paste porcelain) which thereafter remained the standard for all English wares of this kind. Contents 1 Early life 2 Spode’s Works 3 Successors 4 See also 5 Notes 6 Sources 7 External links Early life[edit]Read More →

The Most Honourable Marquess of Queensberry Lord Queensberry, then Viscount Drumlanrig, during the First World War Scottish representative peer in the House of Lords In office 16 November 1922 – 10 May 1929 Personal details Born (1896-01-17)17 January 1896 Kingston upon Thames, Surrey Died 27 April 1954(1954-04-27) (aged 58) Folkestone, Kent Nationality  England Spouse(s) Irene Richards (m. 1917; div. 1925) Cathleen Mann (m. 1926; div. 1946) Muriel Thornett (m. 1946) Children Lady Patricia Sybil David Douglas, 12th Marquess of Queensberry Lady Jane Katherine Lord Gawain Archibald Parents Percy Douglas, 10th Marquess of Queensberry Anna Maria Walters Alma mater Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Religion Roman Catholic Awards 1914–15 Star British War Medal VictoryRead More →

King of Huainan (淮南王) was a noble title during the Han dynasty in China. It was created by Liu Bang, King of Han, later Emperor Gao of Han in 202 BC for Ying Bu (英布), former King of Jiujiang. Ying Bu rebelled against Emperor Gao of Han in 196 BC and was killed in action. The title of Prince of Huainan was later conferred upon several people, the earliest being Liu Zhang (劉長), the youngest son of Liu Bang. Since Huainan is a rich and important patch of territory, the Princes were invariably men of power and most met with untimely deaths because they eitherRead More →

1987–88 Algerian Cup Country  Algeria Defending champions USM El Harrach Champions USM Alger (secound title) Runners-up CR Belcourt ← 1986–87 1988–89 → The 1987–88 Algerian Cup was the 26th edition of the Algerian Cup. USM Alger won the Cup by defeating CR Belcourt 5-4 on penalties in the final, after the game ended 0-0. It was USM Alger secound Algerian Cup in its history. Contents 1 Round of 64 2 Round of 32 3 Round of 16 4 Quarter-finals 5 Semi-finals 6 Final 7 Champions 8 External links Round of 64[edit] This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (October 2014) RoundRead More →

The Hymns Sessions, Vol. 1 Studio album by Jimmy Needham Released September 10, 2013 (2013-09-10) Length 40:44 Label Independent Producer Jimmy Needham Jimmy Needham chronology Clear the Stage (2013) The Hymns Sessions, Vol. 1 (2013) Vice & Virtue (2015) The Hymns Sessions, Vol. 1 was the first hymns album by contemporary Christian musician Jimmy Needham, released independently by Needham through NeedHim Music on September 10, 2013, and it was produced by Needham. The album has seen commercial charting successes, as well as garnered critical acclamation. Contents 1 Background 2 Music and lyrics 3 Critical reception 4 Commercial performance 5 Track listing 6 Charts 7 References Background[edit] The albumRead More →

The 1984 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards (Chinese: 1984年度十大中文金曲得獎) was held in 1984 for the 1983 music season. Top 10 song awards[edit] The top 10 songs (十大中文金曲) of 1984 are as follows. Song name in Chinese Artist Composer Lyricist Monica Leslie Cheung (張國榮) Nobody Peter Lai (黎彼得) 偶遇 Samantha Lam (林志美) Li Nga-song (李雅桑) Zeng Gwok-gong (鄭國江) 似水流年 Anita Mui (梅豔芳) Kitarō (喜多郎) Zeng Gwok-gong (鄭國江) 酒干倘賣無 Julie Su (蘇芮) Hau Dak-gin (侯德健) Hau Dak-gin (侯德健) 愛的根源 Alan Tam (譚詠麟) Chan Fei-lap (陳斐立) Andrew Lam (林敏驄) 天籟 Michael Kwan (關正傑) Lowell Lo (盧冠廷) Kat Lung (卡龍) 摘星 Danny Chan (陳百強) Joseph Koo (顧嘉煇) RichardRead More →

Kevin Black may refer to: Kevin Black (broadcaster) (1943–2013), New Zealand radio broadcaster Kevin Black (wrestling coach) (born 1979), former American wrestler and current wrestling coach Kevin Black (The Red Green Show), a fictional character This disambiguation page lists articles about people with the same name. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article.Read More →

Visitors in Louis B. Mayer’s office in 1920, Mike Gore is second from the left Mike Gore (July 6, 1878 – August 16, 1953)[1] was a movie theater owner who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in Motion pictures.[2] His star is located in the sidewalk in front of 6315 Hollywood Blvd. Gore came to the United States from Russia as a child, settling first in Chicago where he later was in the cigar-manufacturing business. He came to Los Angeles in 1906, when the movie industry was in its early days. He was a co-founder of the West CoastRead More →

A number of steam-powered ships were named Duke of Connaught. PS Duke of Connaught TSS Duke of Connaught See also: SS Connaught This article includes a list of ships with the same or similar names. If an internal link for a specific ship led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended ship article, if one exists.Read More →

“And Then There’s Maude (Maude’s Theme)” is the theme song for the television series Maude (1972 – 1978), written by Marilyn and Alan Bergman and Dave Grusin, and performed by Donny Hathaway. Keeping with the theme of the liberal persona Maude (played by Bea Arthur) embodied, the theme lyrics compared historical figures Lady Godiva, Joan of Arc, Isadora Duncan and Betsy Ross to Maude. In popular culture[edit] Columnist Christopher Muther of The Boston Globe picked “And Then There’s Maude” as his favorite television theme song of the 1970s.[1] In the sitcom Seinfeld in Season 5, Episode 21: “The Hamptons,” when Elaine walks out of theRead More →