The original Mungo Park
was a bit of a rascal and had this thing about coming second - an enviably unselfish attitude in other areas, no doubt, but not much use to people who needed him to win.
Anniversaries: 1753: Birth of architect Sir John Soane; 1771: Birth of African explorer Mungo Park
; 1823: Simon Bolivar became dictator of Peru; 1872: Birth of Indian cricketer Vibhaji Ranjitsinghi, Maharaja of Nawanagar; 1921: The first motorway (autobahn) was completed in Germany; 1938: Death of dog show founder Charles Cruft;1939: British forces arrived in France; 1942: The RAF dropped 100,000 bombs on Dusseldorf in a single raid; 1967: People of Gibraltar voted overwhelmingly to stay under British rule; 1972: Brazil's Emerson Fittipaldi won the 1972 Italian Grand Prix to become the youngest-ever world motorcycle champion at the age of 25.
They are Mungo Park
and Persian Waters in the final two races, and there is a strong possibility that both will be backed down to favouritism.
'We are delighted to welcome Kamogelo to the board of SAPICS," comments SAPICS president Mungo Park
. "His vast experience and expertise in the public sector and procurement in particular will be hugely beneficial to The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, bringing true end-to-end supply chain representation to the board of directors.'
6 The explorer Mungo Park
was born in which country?
The old courthouse is now a museum well worth a look and also features other local luminaries such as the great explorer Mungo Park
. There's also a decent selection of pubs and restaurants in Selkirk to eat in and a couple of supermarkets to stock up on provisions for those who, like us, are on a short break and prefer to make the most out of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders the tranquility of the cottage.
With this disarming apercu, Robin Hanbury-Tenison introduces a beautifully illustrated volume of biographical essays, covering explorers of world renown--Magellan, Mungo Park
, Stanley, Livingstone and others--alongside some (to this reviewer, anyway) less familiar names.
The intrepid Scottish explorer Mungo Park
was another early climber before his African escapades.
Take Mungo Park
to win the five-furlong Coral Sprint at Newcastle today on his first start for new connections.
'We are proud to have enabled them to take the first step towards entering the supply chain profession as recognised supply chain practitioners,' comments SAPICS president Mungo Park
. He explains that the Supply Chain 101 course is a prerequisite for SAPICS's newly launched entry level professional designation.
The course was designed and created by Mungo Park
, who won The Open Championship at Musselburgh in 1874.
And while the East drew many of these remarkable individuals, others chose instead to open up the 'dark' continent of Africa--James Bruce, who became doctor to the emperor of Abyssinia, Mungo Park
, who endured terrible hardships exploring West Africa, John Hanning Speke, Burton's sometime colleague and rival, Verney Lovett Cameron, a Royal Naval officer and the first European to make an east west crossing of Africa, missionary/explorer David Livingstone (who penetrated deeper inland from the Cape than any other explorer and was the first European to cross the Kalahari), and Livingstone's 'discoverer' Henry Morton Stanley, who set out to discover the source of the Nile (and succeeded).