Saturday, August 31, 2013

1 September - History and Importance of the Day

1715 - King Louis XIV of France died after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch.

1875 Tarzan of the Apes creator Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) was born in Chicago.

1906 - The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) was established.

1939  German army invaded Poland. 

1969 Military officers overthrew the Libyan government. The Libyan Arab Republic was then proclaimed under Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.

2 September - History and Importance of the Day

31 BC Battle of Actium.

1870 Napoleon III surrendered to the Prussians during the Battle of Sedan, resulting in the fall of the Second French Empire.

1945 Japan formally surrendered after Second World War. End of World War II

1945 Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the independence of Vietnam and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

Monday, August 19, 2013

19 August - History and Importance of the Day

World Humanitarian Day

World Photography Day

1934 - In Germany, a plebiscite was held in which 89.9 percent of German voters approved granting Chancellor Adolf Hitler additional powers, including the office of president.

August 19, 1991 - Soviet hard-line Communists staged a coup, temporarily removing Mikhail Gorbachev from power. The coup failed within 72 hours as democratic reformer Boris Yeltsin rallied the Russian people.


Aviation pioneer Orville Wright (1871-1948)

 Bill Clinton, the 42nd U.S. President



Friday, August 16, 2013

16 August - History and Importance of the Day

1988 - IBM introduces software for artificial intelligence

China's GDP for second quarter of the year (April-June 2010) is $1.337 trillion and Japan's GDP is $1.288 trillion. Japan's cabinet office announced. China's GDP was also higher than Japan in the fourth quarter of 2009. But in the first quarter of 2010 Japan's was higher. So China takes the number 2 position in the world after USA. It is predicted that China's GDP will cross USA's GDP in 2027.

Birthday - Israeli leader Menachem Begin (1913-1992)



Friday, August 9, 2013

9 August - History and Importance of the Day

International Day of the Worlds Indigenous People

National Day -  Singapore

48 BC – Caesar's civil war: Battle of Pharsalus – Julius Caesar decisively defeated Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey fled to Egypt.

1329 – Quilon, the first Indian Christian Diocese, was erected by Pope John XXII; the French-born Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop.

1945 Atom bomb on Nagasaki -

1965 – Singapore was expelled from Malaysia and becames the first and only country to date to gain independence unwillingly.

1974 – As a direct result of the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon becames the first President of the United States to resign from office.



1938 – Rod Laver, Australian tennis player

Thursday, August 8, 2013

8 August - History and Importance of the Day

Universal and International Infinity Day

1945 - Soviet Russia declared war on Japan and sent troops into Japanese-held Manchuria



1981 Roger Federer (Tennis - Many Grand Slam tournaments winner)

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

6 August - History and Importance of the Day

1661 Holland sold Brazil to Portugal
1824 - Battle at Junan
1945 Atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima
1962 Jamaica became independent
2012 - Curiosity, A rover landed on Mars

Landing of Curiosity - Watch the Video




London 2012 Olympics Day 11

Friday, August 2, 2013

2 August - History and Importance of the Day

1923 - President Warren G. Harding died suddenly in a hotel in San Francisco while on a Western speaking tour.  He was succeeded the next day by Calvin Coolidge.

August 2, 1939 - Albert Einstein wrote a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt concerning the possibility of atomic weapons. "A single bomb of this type carried by boat and exploded in a port, might very well destroy the whole port together with some of the surrounding territory."

 1990 - The Iraqi army invaded Kuwait amid claims that Kuwait threatened Iraq's economic existence by overproducing oil and driving prices down on the world market.



London 2012 Olympics Day 2

History of India 2 August