In 1956, a group of Beat poets and writers lived briefly in the Perry house, most notably Jack Kerouac and San Francisco Renaissance Beat poet Gary Snyder. The house and its land is now owned by the Marin County Open Space District.
In particular, Santa Cruz Bay was the scene of two notable naval engagements involving two of the most famous British admirals. In 1797 Admiral Horatio Nelson met with bloody defeat in an attempt to storm the harbour.
Fordham made his first appearance on the stage at Lakeside in 1995 and made it to the semi-finals before losing to Richie Burnett. Another semi-final defeat followed in 1996, this time to Steve Beaton.
By 1813 they were producing their first tin canned goods for the Royal Navy. Early tin cans were sealed by soldering with a tin-lead alloy, which could lead to lead poisoning. Infamously, in the 1845 Arctic expedition of Sir John Franklin, crew members suffered from severe lead poisoning, thought to be caused by eating tin canned food.
He enjoyed perhaps his greatest success with the Giants, and possibly a measure of sweet revenge against the Dodgers, as the Giants won the 1951 NL pennant in a playoff against Brooklyn, ultimately triumphing on Bobby Thomson’s historic game-winning Shot ‘Heard ‘Round The World home run.
He led John Spencer 7-6 in the final, having made a break of 107, but eventually lost 11-7 to take £2000 as runner-up. Miles led defending champion Ray Reardon 3-0 and 5-3 in the first round of the 1979 World Championship, but a dose of flu overcame him and he lost 13-8.