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Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
Norman Alan Stewart Gibson (28 May 1923 at Sheffield, Yorkshire – 10 April 1997 at Taunton, Somerset) was an English journalist, writer and radio broadcaster, best known for his work in connection with cricket, though he also sometimes covered football and rugby union.
Any Questions? is a topical debate radio programme in the United Kingdom that has been broadcast since 1948.
Arthur Webb Mold (27 May 1863 – 29 April 1921) was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket for Lancashire as a fast bowler between 1889 and 1901.
Banbury is a constituency in Oxfordshire created in 1553 and represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Victoria Prentis of the Conservative Party.
The Barbarian Football Club, usually called the Barbarians and nicknamed the Baa-Baas, is an invitational rugby union team based in Britain.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).
William Henderson (1878–1945) was a Scottish footballer who played as a full-back for various clubs in England at the turn of the 20th century.
Blackheath Football Club is a rugby union club based in Well Hall, Eltham in south-east London, now playing National 1 league rugby at Well Hall, having moved from the famous Rectory Field in Blackheath at the end of the 2015-16 season.
A blue is an award earned by athletes at a university and some schools for competition at the highest level.
Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.
Brighton & Hove Brighton Hove Bus and Coach Company Limited formerly Brighton Hove and District Omnibus Company Limited operates most bus services in the city of Brighton and Hove in southern England.
Brighton was a parliamentary constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1832 until it was divided into single-member seats from the United Kingdom general election, 1950.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Casuals F.C. were an amateur football club based in London, formed in 1883.
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman.
Charles Anthony Fry (born 14 January 1940) is an English former first-class cricketer and now a cricket administrator.
Charles Lawrence Arthur Smith (1 January 1879 – 22 November 1949) was an English cricketer active from 1898 to 1911 who played for Sussex and was club captain in 1906 and 1909.
Charterhouse is an independent day and boarding school in Godalming, Surrey.
Dame Clara Ellen Butt, DBE (1 February 1872 – 23 January 1936) was an English contralto.
A connoisseur (French traditional (pre-1835) spelling of connaisseur, from Middle-French connoistre, then connaître meaning "to be acquainted with" or "to know somebody/something.") is a person who has a great deal of knowledge about the fine arts, cuisines, or an expert judge in matters of taste.
Sir Alfred Cooper Rawson (26 July 1876 – 11 January 1946) was a British businessman and Conservative Party politician.
Corinthian Football Club was an English amateur football club based in London between 1882 and 1939.
Corinthian-Casuals Football Club is a football club based in Tolworth in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, England.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Croydon is a large town in south London, England, south of Charing Cross.
In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.
The diabolo (commonly misspelled diablo) is a juggling or circus prop consisting of an axle and two cups (hourglass/egg timer shaped) or discs derived from the Chinese yo-yo.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
Eamonn Andrews, CBE (19 December 1922 – 5 November 1987) was an Irish radio and television presenter, employed primarily in the United Kingdom from the 1950s to the 1980s.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
The England national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football in England.
Sir Ernest Nathaniel Bennett (12 December 1865 – 2 February 1947) was a British academic, politician, explorer and writer.
Ernest Jones (30 September 1869, Auburn, South Australia23 November 1943, Magill, South Australia) was an Australian sportsman, playing Test cricket and Australian rules football.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
The Europeans cricket team was an Indian first-class cricket team which took part in the annual Bombay tournament.
Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd was the London-based printing firm that was the King's Printer, and subsequently, after April 1929, a publisher of the same name.
The FA Cup, known officially as The Football Association Challenge Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.
The FA Cup Final, commonly referred to in England as just the Cup Final, is the last match in the Football Association Challenge Cup.
The fireplace mantel or mantelpiece, also known as a chimneypiece, originated in medieval times as a hood that projected over a fire grate to catch the smoke.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals.
Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
George William Beldam (1 May 1868 – 23 November 1937) was an English first-class cricketer and a pioneer of action photography in sport.
George Giffen (27 March 1859 – 29 November 1927) was a cricketer who played for South Australia and Australia.
Major George Clement Tryon, 1st Baron Tryon, PC (15 May 1871 – 24 November 1940, Little Court, Sunningdale) was a British Conservative politician who served in a number of ministerial positions in the inter-war years.
The hammer throw is one of the four throwing events in regular track and field competitions, along with the discus throw, shot put and javelin.
Hampshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Hampstead, commonly known as Hampstead Village, is an area of London, England, northwest of Charing Cross.
Cricket, and hence English amateur cricket, probably began in England during the medieval period but the earliest known reference concerns the game being played c.1550 by children on a plot of land at the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, Surrey.
The Hitler Youth (German:, often abbreviated as HJ in German) was the youth organisation of the Nazi Party in Germany.
Hurdling is the act of running and jumping over an obstacle at speed.
(from dialectalized Italian i zingari, meaning "the Gypsies"; corresponding to standard Italian) are English and Australian amateur cricket clubs.
The Ice Hockey Varsity Match is a longstanding competition between the Cambridge and Oxford University Ice Hockey Clubs.
Ice skating is the act of motion by wearer of the ice skates to propel the participant across a sheet of ice.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
The Ireland national football team represented Ireland in association football from 1882 until 1950. It was organised by the Irish Football Association (IFA), and is the fourth oldest international team in the world. It mainly played in the British Home Championship against England, Scotland and Wales. Though often vying with Wales to avoid the wooden spoon, Ireland did win the Championship in 1914, and shared it with England and Scotland in 1903. After the partition of Ireland in the 1920s, although the IFA's administration of club football was restricted to Northern Ireland, the IFA national team continued to select players from the whole of Ireland until 1950, and did not adopt the name "Northern Ireland" until 1954 in FIFA competition, and the 1970s in the British Home Championship. In 1924, a separate international team, organised by the Football Association of Ireland, fielded a team called Ireland, which now represents the Republic of Ireland.
Sir John Berry Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963), always known as Jack Hobbs, was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.
John William Robinson (22 April 1870 – 28 October 1931) was a professional footballer who played for, among others Derby County, Southampton and England.
Jam Sahib (જામ સાહેબ), is the title of the ruling prince of Nawanagar, now known as Jamnagar in Gujarat, an Indian princely state.
Albert James Edmondson, 1st Baron Sandford (29 June 1887 – 16 May 1959) was a British Conservative Party politician.
James Phillips (1 September 1860, Pleasant Creek, now Stawell, Victoria – 21 April 1930 at Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada) was a Victorian first-class cricketer and Test match umpire.
Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim von Ribbentrop (30 April 1893 – 16 October 1946), more commonly known as Joachim von Ribbentrop, was Foreign Minister of Nazi Germany from 1938 until 1945.
Leslie Thomas John Arlott, OBE (25 February 1914 – 14 December 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special.
John William Henry Tyler Douglas (3 September 1882 – 19 December 1930) was an English cricketer who was active in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Kenneth Martin Lindsay (16 September 1897 – 4 March 1991) was a Labour Party politician on the United Kingdom who joined the breakaway National Labour group.
While the medieval Angevin Kingdom of Albania was a monarchy, it did not encompass the entirety of the modern state of Albania.
The League of Nations (abbreviated as LN in English, La Société des Nations abbreviated as SDN or SdN in French) was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War.
The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
This is a list of sports people who have played both cricket and rugby union at a high level.
This is a list of media commentators and writers on the sport of cricket.
This is a list of all English national cricket captains, comprising all the men, boys and women who have captained an English national cricket team at official international level.
This is a list of sportsmen who have played both first-class cricket and top level football in England.
The following is a list of caricatures published by the British magazine Vanity Fair (1868–1914).
London County Cricket Club was a short-lived cricket club founded by the Crystal Palace Company.
The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.
The long jump (historically called the broad jump in the USA) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point.
Macmillan Publishers Ltd (occasionally known as the Macmillan Group) is an international publishing company owned by Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.
Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke (16 August 1860 – 10 October 1938), generally known as Lord Hawke, was an English amateur cricketer active from 1881 to 1911 who played for Yorkshire and England.
Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm (24 August 1872 – 20 May 1956) was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist under the signature Max.
Michael John Procter (born 15 September 1946) is a former South African cricketer.
Nawanagar (also spelled Nowanuggur) was an Indian princely state in the historical Halar region, located on the southern shores of the Gulf of Kutch.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
The Nazi salute, or Hitler salute (Hitler Greeting), is a gesture that was used as a greeting in Nazi Germany.
Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus, CBE (3 April 188828 February 1975) was an English writer and critic.
In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.
The Oxford by-election, 1924 was a parliamentary by-election held on 5 June 1924 for the British House of Commons constituency of Oxford.
Oxford University Association Football Club is an English football club representing the University of Oxford.
Oxford University Cricket Club (OUCC), which represents the University of Oxford, has always held important or first-class status and is classified as an important team by substantial sources from 1827 to 1894; classified as an official first-class team from 1895 by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the County Championship clubs; and classified as a List A team in 1973 only.
The Oxford University Rugby Football Club (Oxford University RFC or OURFC) is the rugby union club of the University of Oxford.
Portsmouth Football Club is a professional football club in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, which plays in EFL League One, the third tier of English football, following their promotion as EFL League Two champions in the 2016–17 EFL League Two season.
Association football is the world's most popular sport, and is worth US$600 billion worldwide.
The Queen's Club is a private sporting club in West Kensington, London, England.
Raymond Charles 'Crusoe' Robertson-Glasgow (born 15 July 1901 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 4 March 1965 at Buckhold, Berkshire, England) was a Scottish cricketer and cricket writer.
Sir Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji Jadeja, (10 September 1872 – 2 April 1933), often known as Ranji, was the ruler of the Indian princely state of Nawanagar from 1907 to 1933, as Maharaja Jam Saheb, and a noted Test cricketer who played for the English cricket team.
Repton School is a co-educational independent school for boarding and day students in Repton, Derbyshire, England.
Robert Croft Bourne (15 July 1888 – 7 August 1938) was a British rower who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics, and a Conservative Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1924 to 1938.
Robert Henry Lyttelton (18 January 1854 – 7 November 1939) was an English cricketer who appeared in seven first-class matches between 1873 and 1880.
The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy in the United Kingdom.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Sheffield United Football Club is a professional association football club based in the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
The shot put (pronounced) is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting" (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy spherical object—the shot—as far as possible.
Southampton Football Club is a professional association football club based in Southampton, Hampshire, England, which plays in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.
The Southern League, currently known as the Evo-Stik League South under the terms of a sponsorship agreement with Bostik Ltd, is a men's football competition featuring semi-professional clubs from the South West, 'South Central' and Midlands of England and South Wales.
Stephen Hope Fry (23 May 1900 – 18 May 1979) was an English first-class cricketer.
Surrey County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Sussex County Cricket Club is the oldest of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Sydney Francis Barnes (19 April 1873 – 26 December 1967) was an English professional cricketer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest ever bowlers.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Brains Trust was a popular informational BBC radio and later television programme in the United Kingdom during the 1940s and 1950s, on which a panel of experts tried to answer questions sent in by the audience.
The Dell in Milton Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England was the home ground of Southampton F.C. between 1898 and 2001.
The Jubilee Book of Cricket is a classic work on cricket by Prince K.S. Ranjitsinhji.
The Mercury is a centre-right daily newspaper, published in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, by Davies Brothers Pty Ltd, part of News Corp Australia and News Corp.
The Scout Association is the largest Scouting organisation in the United Kingdom and is the World Organization of the Scout Movement's recognised member for the United Kingdom (UK).
The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by George Newnes, composed of short fiction and general interest articles.
The University Match in a cricketing context is generally understood to refer to the annual fixture between Oxford University Cricket Club and Cambridge University Cricket Club.
This is Your Life is a British biographical television documentary, based on the 1952 American show of the same title.
In the sport of cricket, throwing, commonly referred to as chucking, is an illegal bowling action which occurs when a bowler straightens the bowling arm when delivering the ball.
Thucydides (Θουκυδίδης,, Ancient Attic:; BC) was an Athenian historian and general.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, commonly referred to simply as Tottenham or Spurs, is an English football club in Tottenham, London, England, that competes in the Premier League.
The Training Ship Mercury, or the TS Mercury, was a shore-based naval training establishment at Hamble in Hampshire.
The 1922 United Kingdom general election was held on Wednesday 15 November 1922.
The 1923 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 6 December 1923.
Wadham College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
William Justice Ford (7 November 1853 – 3 April 1904) was an English schoolmaster, known as a cricketer and sports writer.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The 1902 FA Cup Final was contested by Sheffield United and Southampton at Crystal Palace.