9.01.2010

Lost Last Month

August 2010

The status quo for Texas Rangers, one of three Major League franchises to have never played in a World Series, when the team is sold at bankruptcy auction. Acclaimed actress Patricia Neal, 84. A small piece of literary history, when Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s house, Undershaw, in which he wrote many Sherlock Holmes stories, is set to be turned into apartments. The piece of literary history that should have been lost, J.D. Salinger’s toilet, now on sale on eBay for $1 million. Musician Wyclef Jean’s political career, when he is formally declared unsuitable as a presidential candidate in Haiti’s election. Vincent Van Gogh’s Vase with Flowers, stolen from a Cairo art museum. 100 meter race, by Usain Bolt, in Stockholm, only the second time in his professional career.