The McWhirters traveled the globe to research and verify records. Ross McWhirter was involved in compiling the book until his death in 1975 at the hands of Irish Republican Army gunmen; his brother ...
And you can add to that the fact that Norris, along with his twin brother Ross, created the Guinness Book of Records, which had sold more than 75m copies in 37 languages by the time his involvement ...
And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: August 12th, 1925, 93 years ago today … a date truly for the record books. For that was the day twin brothers Norris and Ross McWhirter were ... "The ...
The rest of course is history. By the time I came to work for Norris, the book had very much his imprint on it ... Strictly Off the Record: On the Trail of World Records with Norris McWhirter by Anna ...
Twin journalists Ross and Norris McWhirter put together the first Guinness World Records book, which at that time was called The ... the scene of one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in U.S. history ...
The Guinness Book of World Records ... but there was no book with which to settle arguments about records. He was determined to put this right. That’s where Ireland zooms into focus again. Norris and ...
Norris McWhirter responded by letter ... we should open a category for the largest collection of Guinness World Records books! Such is Martin’s dedication to documenting our history that his ...
Norris McWhirter, who co-founded the Guinness Book of Records 50 years ago and delighted in knowing such arcane tidbits as the ingredients of the world’s oldest recipe -- a tarru bird and onion -- has ...
910-369-0411 Rock'n on the River: Aug. 16, 6-10:30 p.m., 1122 Person St. The John Norris Band opens at 6 ... Retired ...
A Boy's Own Paper interest in statistics, nurtured in his youth, made Norris McWhirter, who has died aged 78, the co-founder, in 1954, with his younger twin Ross, of the Guinness Book Of Records.
Norris McWhirter, who died while playing tennis on Monday aged 78, was best known as the co-founder, with his identical twin brother, Ross, of the Guinness Book of Records, the best-selling work of ...