Karmichael Hunt (born 1986) is an Australian professional rugby league
footballer for the Brisbane Broncos of the National Rugby League
competition. Hunt primarily plays in the fullback position, but has
also played on the wing and the five-eighth and halfback positions.
Hunt has played in the NRL for Brisbane since 2004, and was part of the
Broncos' competition-winning team in 2006. He has represented the
Queensland Maroons in the State of Origin series and the Australian
Kangaroos at international level. Hunt made his NRL debut in 2004 and
played every game that season, winning the Dally M Rookie of the Year
award. In a controversial move, Hunt chose to play for Australia
instead of his native New Zealand, citing a lifelong dream of playing
for Queensland in State of Origin. After a downturn in 2005, Hunt's
2006 performances resulted in his selection for Queensland and
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Today's selected anniversaries:
Malcolm IV became King of Scotland at the age of twelve.
Russian Tsar Peter I founded Saint Petersburg after reconquering the
Ingrian land from Sweden during the Great Northern War.
Expedition of the Thousand: Giuseppe Garibaldi and his Redshirts
launched their attack on Palermo, capital of the Two Sicilies.
French racing drivers André Lagache and René Léonard won the first
running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans near Le Mans, Sarthe, France.
The Golden Gate Bridge, at the time the world's longest suspension
bridge span, connecting the City of San Francisco to Marin County,
Czech resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Prague ambushed and mortally
wounded Reinhard Heydrich, the chief of Reich Security Main Office and
the Protector of Bohemia and Moravia.
Wiktionary's word of the day:
1. To take the life of; to kill.
2. To overpower; to subdue; to put down.
3. To quiet; to allay; to
Wikiquote quote of the day:
Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away
the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike. And all that
we are, all that remains, is in the memories of those who cared we came
this way for a brief moment.
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