Friday, November 21, 2014

14 December History and Importance of the Day

644 - Osman ibn Affan was appointed Third Caliph or Khalifa or Kalief of Islam

1287 - Zuider Zee seawall collapsed -  loss of 50,000 lives

1656 - Artificial pearls 1st manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales

1900 - Quantum Mechanics: Max Planck presented  a theoretical derivation of his black-body radiation law.

1911 - South Pole reached by Norwegian Ronald Amundsen

1915 - Jack Johnson became First black world heavyweight boxing champion

1937 - Japanese troops conquered and plundered Nanjing

1967 - DNA was created in a test tube

2003 - President George W. Bush announces the capture of Saddam Hussein in Iraq.



14 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Games and Sports

1974 - Vivian Richards scored his first Test Cricket century 192 vs India with 20 fours and 6 sixes.

Music History

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