This timeline details the yearly Booker Prize Winners for works of Fiction written in English and published in the United Kingdom. It was known as the Booker-McConnell Prize from 1969 – 2001 (after the company that sponsored the event). It is now officially called the Man Booker Prize but is generally referred to as the Booker Prize.
This timeline details the yearly Nobel Prize Winners for Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics (from 1969) and Peace. The Nobel Prize winners are announced in October of each year and the awards are presented in Stockholm on 10th December.
The Nobel Prizes were directed to be set up by the terms of Alfred Nobel’s will. Nobel was a Swedish scientist who wanted to recognise international achievement in the Sciences.
This timeline details the yearly Primetime Emmy Award Winners 25th January 1949 Hollywood Athletic Club, Los Angeles Host – Walter O’Keefe Emmy Award Winners: Most Popular TV Programme – Pantomime Quiz Best TV Film – The Necklace Outstanding TV Personality – Shirley Dinsdale 27th January 1950 Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles Host – Bill Welsh Award … Read more
This timeline details the winners of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year from 1954 to present day 1954 Christopher Chataway – Athletics 1955 Gordon Pirie – Athletics 1956 Jim Laker – Cricket 1957 Dai Rees – Golf 1958 Ian Black – Swimming 1959 John Surtees – Motorcycle racing 1960 David Broome – Show jumping … Read more