During the one-day Natwest series in May 2006 in England, he scored two centuries, including scoring 152 off 99 balls in the final match. In that innings, he and Upul Tharanga (109) put on 286 runs for the first wicket, a new record.
During the colonial era British India’s first bagpipe works opened in the city, today there are 20 pipe bands in the city. The 2014 FIFA World Cup’s soccer balls were made by a Sialkot company. Sialkot’s airport, funded by local businesses, is the only private one in Pakistan.
The first documented sale of perogies was identified as early as May of 1928 at the Marton House Tavern in Cleveland, where Andrew Marton, the owner of the tavern, sold the food to unemployed steel mill workers in the Cleveland region.
The episode started with a message from Vince McMahon which originally aired on the June 26 episode of ECW. Some countries that received WWE programming up to three weeks late had all Chris Benoit matches edited out.
334 was the long-time highest score for Australia in Test cricket (held by Sir Donald Bradman and Mark Taylor). 334 is also the name of a science fiction novel by Thomas M. Disch. 335 = 5 × 67, divisible by the number of primes below it.
These new cars for the first-season were factory ordered in the bright red color (Ford paint code: 2B), which was a regular production color for 1975 Torinos. Unlike the pilot-movie cars, the first-season Torinos had no body-side mouldings, but did have body-colored sport mirrors, and brocade cloth split-bench seats.
The construction of the ship’s superstructure involved the greatest use of aluminum in any construction project to that time, and posed a Galvanic corrosion challenge to the builders in joining the aluminum structure to the steel decks below.
Ponting scored 156, the first Australian century of the series, and was dismissed only four overs from the end of the day. This left Australia nine wickets down but their final pair survived the remaining overs.
The first credited guest star was actor Sam McMurray who appeared in Homer’s Odyssey, the show’s third episode. Singer Tony Bennett was the first guest star to appear as himself, appearing briefly in the season two episode Dancin’ Homer.