Tuesday, November 27, 2012

12 April - History and Importance of the Day

International Mother Earth Day

1861 - The American Civil War began as Confederate troops under the command of General Pierre Beauregard opened fire at 4:30 a.m. on Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina.

1945 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt died suddenly at Warm Springs, Georgia, after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. He had been President since March 4, 1933, elected to four consecutive terms and had guided America out of the Great Depression and through World War II.

1961 - Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space. He traveled aboard the Soviet spacecraft Vostok I to an altitude of 187 miles (301 kilometers) above the earth and completed a single orbit in a flight lasting 108 minutes.

1981 - The first space shuttle flight occurred with the launching of Columbia with astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen aboard. Columbia spent 54 hours in space, making 36 orbits, then landed at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

2004 - Quadruple Century by Brian Lara - Cricket

Films History

English Films History

Hindi Films History

Telugu Films History

13 April History and Importance of The Day

11 April History and Importance of The Day

Sunday, November 11, 2012

12 November History and Importance of The Day

World Pneumonia Day

1927 - 1st underwater tunnel, Holland Tunnel connecting New York to New Jersey opened

1945 - Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Cordell Hull for establishing UN.


1840 - Auguste Rodin (François-Auguste-René Rodin),  France - Sculptor
           About Rodin

           Museum - Rodin



Black Friday - 4th Friday of November

23 November 2012 is Black Friday

After Thanksgiving day, the US people rush to shopping as it is a public holiday in many states and shopping for the holiday season starts on this day. The shop keepers make lot of profits, and the profitable Friday of shopkeepers is called Black Friday as profits are recorded in Black by the shopkeepers.

Holiday Sales in USA 2012 Forecast by Prof Anthony Liuzzo

Black Friday 2011 News

23% y-o-y growth in online sales


Black Friday Sales 2011 were estimated to be $11.4 billion. Last year $10.7 billiom

Thanksgiving Day USA 4th Thursday - November

22 November 2012 is Thanksgiving Day

Story of Thanksgiving Day
With pictures


Story of Thanksgiving Day
Reading of the story


Proclamation of George Washington

Cyber Monday - 5th Monday of November

26 November 2012 is Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is Monday after the Thanksgiving day or the 5th Monday. It is now the top online shopping day of the year. One billion dollar sales occurred in 2010.

For CyberMonday You get lots of offers from Online Shopping sites
Shop.org http://www.shop.org/home  created the day. It started a website cybermonday.com





Forrester estimates that Holiday online sales will top $68 billion this year.

China creates history in Online retailing.

China's Alibaba alone got $3.1 billion (RMB 19.1 billion) online sales on 11 November 2012.
Last year 2011, the comparable figure was only $833 million.

2011 news


Saturday, November 10, 2012

14 November History and Importance of The Day

World Diabetes Day
Blue all around

1666 - The first experimental blood transfusion took place in Britain, utilizing two dogs.

1770 - Scottish explorer James Bruce discovered the source of the Blue Nile on Lake Tana in northwest Ethiopia.

1889 - Newspaper reporter Nellie Bly set out from New York to beat the record of Jules Verne's imaginary hero Phileas Fogg, who traveled around the world in 80 days. Bly  returned 72 days later to a tumultuous welcome in New York.

Birthday - Steamboat developer Robert Fulton (1765-1815)

Birthday - Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964)



Watch Associated Press Video having some event of the day

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Birthday Jawaharlal Nehru First Prime Minister of India

Friday, November 9, 2012

10 November History and Importance of The Day

World Science Day for Peace and Development

1836 - Louis Napoleon banished to America

1885 - Gottlieb Daimler's motorcycle, world's 1st, made its appearance

World's First Motor Cycle - YouTube Videos

Replica of the first motor cycle


Monday, November 5, 2012

6 November History and Importance of The Day

International Day for preventing exploitation of environment during war

1860 - Abraham Lincoln  elected 16th American President

1913 - Mohandas K Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa

1962 - Saudi Arabia proclaimed abolishing slavery

Sunday, November 4, 2012

5 November History and Importance of The Day

1556 - Akbar succeeded his father Humayun on as Sultan of Delhi

1789 - French National Meeting declared all citizens equal under law

1872 - Ulysses S. Grant re-elected US president

1895 - King Edward VII said "We are all Socialists nowadays"

1937 - Adolf Hitler held a secret meeting and stated his plans for acquiring "living space" for the German people.

1987 - Iceberg twice size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic
   Related Interesting news of 2010 - http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/mertz-breakup_prt.htm

2007 - China's first lunar satellite, Chang'e-1 sent  into orbit around the Moon.

Friday, November 2, 2012

3 November History and Importance of The Day

644 - Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim Khalifa (caliph) was assasinated in Medina.

1394 - Jews are expelled from France by Charles VI

 1534 - King Henry VIII became Supreme Head of the Church of England following the passage of the Act of Supremacy by Parliament.

1839 - The first Opium War between China and Britain began after British frigates blew up several Chinese junks.

1903 - Panama declared itself independent of Colombia following a revolt engineered by the U.S.

1957 - Soviet Russia launched the world's first inhabited space capsule, Sputnik II, which carried a dog named Laika.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

2 November History and Importance of The Day

1851 - Louis Napoleon takes power in France

1914 - Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire  (First World War)

1964 - Faisal became King of Saudi Arabia

1988 - 1st Mrs America beauty pageant