Friday, November 21, 2014

13 December History and Importance of the Day



1642 - New Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman

1816 - Patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston

1903 - Italo Marcioni patents ice cream cone (NJ)

1920 - League of nations establishes Intl Court of Justice in The Hague

1966 - Test debut of Clive Lloyd, v India Bombay, 82 & 78

1996  -  The U.N. Security Council chose Kofi Annan of Ghana to be the United Nations seventh secretary-general.

2001 - India Parliament Attacked - Gunmen have broken through the security to attack the parliament building in New Delhi.

2003 -  Saddam Hussein was captured by U.S. forces at a farmhouse in Adwar, near his hometown of Tikrit.

2012 - One billionth international tourist arrival in a year took place on this day.
            http://nraowio.blogspot.com/2013/08/world-tourism-crossed-one-billion.html

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13 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management


Games and Sports History


1966 - Test debut of Clive Lloyd (West Indies), vs India Bombay, Made 82 & 78 runs
1970 - Greg Chappell (Australia) scored 108 on Test debut vs England at the WACA
1985 - David Boon's (Australia) first  Test century, made 123 vs India at Adelaide
1985 - Test debut of Merv Hughes, Geoff Marsh & Bruce Reid (Australia) against  India



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