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First Olympic Appearance: 1900 (men); 1976 (women) by Gerry Brown and Mark Zurlo Did You Know? The coxswain must weigh at least 55 kilos (about 121 pounds) in men's ev…

Brewer's: Row

(rhyme with now). A tumult. It used to be written roue, and referred to the night encounters of the roués or profligate bon-vivants whose glory it was to attack the “Charleys&#82…

Rowing

MenEvent Single ScullsPertti Karppinen, FIN7:00.24 Peter Michael Kolbe, FRG7:02.19 Robert Mills, CAN7:10.38Double ScullsUSA6:36.87 Belgium6:38.19 Yugoslavia6:39.59Coxless PairsRomania6:45.39 …

Debbie Rowe

Deborah Rowe was the second wife of pop star Michael Jackson and the mother of his first two children. Rowe was working as a nurse for Jackson's dermatologist, Dr. Arnold Klein, when she agreed to car…

Death Row

The Question: How many people are on death row? The Answer: The number of prisoners on death row first topped 3,000 in 1995 and remains higher t…

Edmund ROWE

ROWE, Edmund, a Representative from Ohio; born in Sherrodsville, Carroll County, Ohio, December 21, 1892; attended the public schools; worked in the coal mines 1905-1909, in the rubber industry…

Peter ROWE

ROWE, Peter, a Representative from New York; born in Crescent, Saratoga County, N.Y., March 10, 1807; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Schenectady (N.Y.) Academy; engaged in…

Brewer's: Rotten Row

Muster row. Camden derives the word from rotteran (to muster); hence rot, a file of six soldiers. Another derivation is the Norman Ratten Row (roundabout way), being the way corpses were ca…

Brewer's: Paternoster Row

(London) was so named from the rosary or paternoster makers. We read of “one Robert Nikke, a paternoster maker and citizen, in the reign of Henry IV.” Some say it was so called …

Stephen Row BRADLEY

Senate Years of Service: 1791-1795; 1801-1813Party: Anti-Administration; Democratic RepublicanBRADLEY, Stephen Row, (father of William Czar Bradley), a Senator from Vermont; born in Wallingford…