Tag: 1966


At 9.15 am on Friday, October 21, 1966 a waste tip slid down a mountainside into the mining village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales. It first destroyed a farm cottage in its path, killing all the occupants. At Pantglas Junior School, just below, the children had just returned to their classes after […]


In the world of sport, there are few competitions that can compete with the Jules RIMET trophy, the Football World Cup. The biggest prize in sport however, was the once much admired and globally respected heavyweight title of the world, which was the domain of athletes at the height of their power and abilities in […]

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