J Alfred’s spirit
Leaps from the tallest building
Straight into Bond’s book.
The Spirit rover lands on Mars on this day in 2004.
The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, opens to the public on this day in 2010.
James Bond, the American ornithologist, was born on this day in 1900. His name was Ian Fleming’s inspiration for 007.
Poet and Nobel laureate, T.S. Eliot died on this day in 1965.