Sunday, December 13, 2015

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.



13 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

13 December - History of India

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

Werner von Siemens (1816)

George PĆ³lya, Hungarian-American mathematician (1887)

Talcott Parsons, American sociologist (1902)

Aga Khan IV

Ben Bernanke

Taylor Swift

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