A rare picture of Ham, the first chimp to go into space, in his space capsule. 1961. Ham was originally from Cameroon in Africa and had been a popular attraction at a zoo in Florida before he was recruited by the United States Air Force.
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Superb African Tribal Art Luba Caryatid Stool Dimension: 16": x 12" x 12" Early to Mid 20th Century If you want more pictures just let me know..... Conditions: wood deterioration, age cracks, chips and scrapes, overall condition good. This kind of stool was called Kihona and was the embodiment of royal authority. The female supporting the stool is related to the mother of the tribe, to the matriarchy and fertility. According to Van Rijn Documentation Center (see related piece…
German Wehrmacht General Anton Dostler is tied to a stake before his execution by a firing squad in a stockade in Aversa, Italy, on December 1, 1945. The General, Commander of the 75th Army Corps, was sentenced to death by an United States Military Commission in Rome for having ordered the shooting of 15 unarmed American prisoners of war, in La Spezia, Italy, on March 26, 1944. (AP Photo)
On January 31, 1961. Ham as he arrived back on the recovery ship after his historic mission to make him the first chimp in space. He later went to live at the National Zoo in Washington for 17 years and died at North Carolina Zoo at the age of 25.
#Africa is where humanity was nurtured into existence and as such is described as ‘the cradle of mankind’. Africa is our soul’s home, it is where our species grew up, so the landscape represents our original home. Read the incredibly insightful chapter in the breakthrough book 'FREEDOM: The End Of The Human Condition' by Jeremy Griffith titled ‘A golden race…formed on earth’ http://www.humancondition.com/freedom-a-golden-race-formed-on-earth/ | Source http://www.burrard-lucas.com
A member of the Nigerian House of Representatives Abdulmumini Jibrin has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office on health grounds. Mr. Jibrin a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress said the presidents ill health has affected governance in the country badly. PMB should opt for or encourage to accept a negotiated exit. The country can not afford a sort of part time president at this time Mr. Jibrin tweeted Friday evening. The president I see on camera needs…
Dec 3, 1967: First human heart transplant. 53-year-old Lewis Washkansky receives the first human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. Washkansky, a South African grocer dying from chronic heart disease, received the transplant from Denise Darvall, a 25-year-old woman who was fatally injured in a car accident. Surgeon Christiaan Barnard, who trained at the University of Cape Town and in the United States, performed the revolutionary medical operation.