finale “The Winds of Winter,” Cersei (Lena Headey) capped a season full of female domination by ascending to the Iron Throne.
It was a complexly triumphant moment for Cersei—who had just killed off her enemies and exacted merciless revenge on those who humiliated her, but was also reeling from the loss of her last surviving child.
Future President Thomas Jefferson is elected to the second Continental Congress on this day in 1775.
Jefferson, a Virginia delegate, quickly established himself in the Continental Congress with the publication of his paper entitled A Summary View of the Rights of British America. Kiichiro Toyoda, founder of the Toyota Motor Corporation, which in 2008 surpassed America’s General Motors as the world’s largest automaker, dies at the age of 57 in Japan on this day 1952. His father Sakichi Toyoda was an inventor of textile machinery,... government begins the operation of TV Marti, which broadcast television programs into communist Cuba.
She died four days later without ever having regained consciousness.
The brutal crime was solved using the newly developed fingerprinting technique. On this day in 1977, two 747 jumbo jets crash into each other on the runway at an airport in the Canary Islands, killing 582 passengers and crew members.
The boy, who was not in the room during the cleaning, darted past the housekeeper and somehow fell out the window, which was not protected by a window guard, the police said.The birth of his son, Conor, in 1986, was a wake-up call for Eric Clapton: his drinking, resumed during the breakup of both his marriage and his affair with the baby’s mother, had to stop.Back in rehab, on his knees, he finally found the help he needed.The 4 1/2-year-old son of the rock guitarist Eric Clapton was killed yesterday morning when he fell out an open bedroom window on the 53d floor of a Manhattan apartment building.The boy, Conor, who was dressed in red pajamas and slippers, landed on the roof of a four-story building next to Galleria Condominiums, a 57-story building where the boy was staying with his mother, the police said.