“He´d never driven anything as quick as an F1 car, but you´d never have thought so. After the first few laps it was obvious he was very talented, for sure. But I didn´t come back to the factory and say to Patrick Head: ‘we´ve got to get this guy whatever happens.’ Maybe that was a mistake..” - Sir Frank Williams about Ayrton´s first F1 test in 1983.
Connaught Ruby Tiara: A wedding gift from Princess Margaret of Connaught's uncle & aunt, King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra of the UK. This tiara was inherited by Prince Sigvard, Margaret's 2nd son, who sold the tiara to his father, King Gustaf VI Adolf. The king left the tiara to Sigvard's son, Michael, but Michael sold it to the new king, Carl XVI Gustaf. Sigvard lived until 2002. Queen Silvia began wearing it in public after his death.
Queen Min-bi of Korea, b Empress Myeongseong 1851 d 1895, was the first official wife of King Gojong, the 26th king of the Joseon dynasty of Korea. The Japanese considered her an obstacle against its overseas expansion. After Japan's victory in the 1st Sino-Japanese War, she advocated stronger ties between Korea & Russia to block Japanese influence, an sword-bearing assassins entered Okhoru Pavilion & killed the queen, burning the corpse in a pine forest."