Robert Wadlow

Type: Person
Name: Robert Wadlow
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Knoxville, Tennessee - Hour One

(c) WGBH 2014Above: Alasdair Nichol appraises an 1892 Edward W. Redfield oil for $25,000 to $40,000in Knoxville, Tennessee.Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation travel throughout the United ... [Published KPBS - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fantastically Wrong: Magellan’s Strange Encounter With the 10-Foot Giants of Patagonia

In 1520, Ferdinand Magellan took time out of his busy schedule of sailing around the world to stop in what is now Patagonia, where he found a naked giant dancing and singing on the shore. Magellan ordered one of his men to make contact (the unwitting ... [Published Wired News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Win Guinness World Records 2015 $49.99

The official 2015 Guinness World Records book – this is a special edition of the world's biggest selling copyrighted book, marking an important milestone in our history as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of our first edition in 1955.It's also amazing ... [Published Get Frank - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

The friendly giant and his shoes

Reading about the Springer, New Mexico Santa Fe Trail Museum prompted a ‘must do’ stop on the way to Cimarron. The museum was soon to close for the evening, so a quick walk through the three story collection of treasures was in order.The Colfax County ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Meet Berkshire's Guinness World Record holders

We've looked at the weird and wonderful records held by people, and buildings in the area, including most balloons popped while on a pogo stick, to celebrate 60 years of world recordsWho knew that the holder of the world record for most balloons popped ... [Published Reading Post - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

"Preach", Edwardsville icon, to get downtown statue

Marvin Webb, Edwardsville icon, to get statue on Main Street. (Photo: KSDK)Edwardsville- For as long as anyone in Edwardsville can remember, the man they call "Preach" has made his daily rounds on Main Street. Just saying "hello" and spreading smiles ... [Published KSDK NewsChannel 5 - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

weeklyscorecard

Auburn: Record crowd of more than 81,500 attends annual Labor Day auctions during the city’s Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival.Leah Mailand: Indiana University grad from Hoagland is named Scholar of the Year by the Evans Scholars Foundation. An elementary ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tallest Man In The World, 8-Foot-4 Leonid Stadnyk, Dies At Age 44: Height Was A 'Curse'

Leonid Stadnyk, an 8-foot-4 Ukrainian man, refused to be officially measured by the Guinness Book of World Records because he didn’t want the attention. It’s very likely, however, that he was the tallest man in the world. Stadnyk died Sunday at age 44 ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

'World's tallest man' dies

The Ukrainian man widely thought to have been the tallest person in the world has died aged 44.The 2.57-metre Leonid Stadnyk, who lived in the northwestern Ukrainian village of Podoliantsy, died on Sunday from a brain haemorrhage, Pravda reported.He never ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

World’s ‘Tallest Man’ In The World Leonid Stadnyk Dies At 44

Sadly, Leonid Stadnyk, once unofficially considered the tallest man in the world, died Sunday. He was 44.Although he was never measured by the Guinness World Records committee — he was largely introverted — many consider the peasant farmer to be the world’s ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Big Foot

Submitted The Red Wing Store in Tomball has a special exhibit. A shoe on loan from Paul and Sally Anderson that was made for Robert Wadlow. He holds the record for being the tallest person to ever live, 8' 11" tall and weighed over 490 pounds when he ... [Published Tomball Potpourri - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Giants in the land

The Bible talks about giants being in the land. In Genesis 6:4, the Scripture tells us plainly that giants were in the land in those days. These were the days before the Flood in Noah's time that flooded the whole earth. Later in the Bible after the Flood, ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 14 2014]

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Knoxville, Tennessee - Hour One [Published KPBS - Sep 19 2014]
Fantastically Wrong: Magellan’s Strange Encount... [Published Wired News - Sep 17 2014]
Win Guinness World Records 2015 $49.99 [Published Get Frank - Sep 14 2014]
The friendly giant and his shoes [Published Examiner.com - Sep 13 2014]
Meet Berkshire's Guinness World Record holders [Published Reading Post - Sep 10 2014]
"Preach", Edwardsville icon, to get downtown st... [Published KSDK NewsChannel 5 - Sep 08 2014]
weeklyscorecard [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 06 2014]
'World's tallest man' dies [Published Manawatu Standard - Aug 27 2014]
Tallest Man In The World, 8-Foot-4 Leonid Stadn... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 26 2014]
World’s ‘Tallest Man’ In The World Leonid Stadn... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 26 2014]
Big Foot [Published Tomball Potpourri - Aug 17 2014]
Giants in the land [Published Examiner.com - Aug 14 2014]
Obituary: Mary Langston Parker, associate profe... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - May 29 2014]
History for February 22 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Feb 22 2014]
Surgery for 7ft woman at AIIMS [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 16 2014]
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Obituary: Mary Langston Parker, associate profe... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - May 29 2014]
Parker Mary Langston Parker, MD, who made an indelible mark at Washington University, first as a dedicated, tireless physician and researcher and then as the university’s forward-thinking director of student health services, died Saturday, May 24, ...
History for February 22 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Feb 22 2014]
History for February 22 - On-This-Day.com B irth anniversary of George Washington (1732-99), first president of the US. Birth anniversaries of baseball manager Sparky Anderson (1934-2010), Robert Wadlow, world’s tallest ...
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