Tag Archives: 1966

IN MEMORIUM

Fifty-Two years ago today, at 9:30 in the morning, a colliery waste tip slid down a mountainside and slammed into the very heart of the mining village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. The landslide engulfed a farm cottage,

ABERFAN

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.

AND THE WINNER IS

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,