Saturday, December 19, 2015

19 December History and Importance of The Day



United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
http://www.un.org/en/events/southcooperationday/
From 2012 changed to September 12



1927 – Three Indian revolutionaries, Ram Prasad Bismil, Roshan Singh and Ashfaqulla Khan are executed by the British Empire.
1932 – BBC World Service begins broadcasting as the BBC Empire Service.
1961 – India takes over Daman and Diu from Portuguese occupation.


1963 - Zanzibar became independent from UK
1972 - Apollo 17  returned  to Earth



1998 – President Bill Clinton is impeached by the United States House of Representatives, becoming the second President of the United States to be impeached.
2010 – Sachin Tendulkar scores a record-breaking 50th Century in Test cricket against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion, Gauteng.
2012 – Park Geun-hye becomes the first female president of South Korea.
2012 - Olivia Culpo of USA was crowned Miss Universe 2012

Video of announcement of Miss Universe
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History of the Day 19 December Video

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Birthdays of Globally Famous Persons - 19 December

Ricky Ponting (1974) -Austrlia - Cricket team captain
Anne Anastaci (1908,Psychologist),
George Davis Snell (1903, Immunogenetics, Nobel Laureate),
Albert Abraham Michelson (1852, speed of light, Nobel Laureate)


19 December History - India

19 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management


History Videos for the day

Columbia University video lecture
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History 18 December

History 20 December


BBC News 19 December

Friday, December 18, 2015

18 December History and Importance of The Day



International Migrants Day



218 BC - Battle of the Trebia - Hannibal's Carthaginian forces defeat those of the Roman Republic.
1271 – Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of Mongolia and China.
1777 – The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British General John Burgoyne in the Battle of Saratoga in October.
1941 - Japanese troops land on Hong Kong
1958 – Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, is launched.
1961 - India liberated  Goa, Damao & Diu from Portuguese rule
1966 – Saturn's moon Epimetheus is discovered by Richard L. Walker.
1969 - Britain abolished death penalty
1973 – The Islamic Development Bank is founded.
2010 – Anti-government protests begin in Tunisia, heralding the Arab Spring.



Birthdays of  Globally Famous  Persons


Brad Pitt
J.J. Thomson (1856)
Joseph Stalin
Steven Spielberg


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18 December - India History

18 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management



BBC - 18 December News



Thursday, December 17, 2015

17 December History and Importance of the Day





1777 - France recognizes independence of colonies of America
1903 – The Wright brothers make the first controlled powered, heavier-than-air flight in the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
1927 – Indian revolutionary Rajendra Lahiri is hanged in Gonda jail, Uttar Pradesh, India, two days before the scheduled date.
1928 – Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru assassinate British police officer James Saunders in Lahore, Punjab, to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai at the hands of the police. The three were executed in 1931.
1935 - First flight of the Douglas DC-3 airplane.
1938 – Otto Hahn discovers the nuclear fission of the heavy element uranium, the scientific and technological basis of nuclear energy.


Birthdays

1778 – Humphry Davy, English chemist and physicist (d. 1829)
1908 - Willard Libby's Birthday - Libby developed Carbon-14 dating technique - Nobel Prize Winner
http://chemistry.about.com/b/2011/12/16/on-this-day-in-science-history-december-17-carbon-14-dating.htm





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17 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management
http://nraombakc.blogspot.in/2012/11/17-december-knowledge-history-science.html

17 December - History of India

BBC - 17 December Important Events

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

15 December History and Importance of the Day


1593 - State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft

1792 - 1st life insurance policy issued in US (Phila)

1877 - Thomas Edison patented phonograph

1970 - Soviet Venera 7 is 1st spacecraft to land on another planet (Venus)

1978 - Test Cricket debut of Malcolm Marshall, v India at Bangalore

2009 - Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner made its maiden flight from Seattle, Washington.



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Birthdays of Famous Global Persons

Carl Hooper (1966) - West Indies - Cricket


15 December Asian History

15 December Indian History

15 December Jewish History



15 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management


Music History 15 December

Games and Sports

Cricket


 1978 - Test Cricket debut of Malcolm Marshall (West Indies) against India at Bangalore

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.
            http://nraowio.blogspot.com/2013/08/world-tourism-crossed-one-billion.html

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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



Birthdays
Werner von Siemens (1816)

George Pólya, Hungarian-American mathematician (1887)

Talcott Parsons, American sociologist (1902)

Aga Khan IV

Ben Bernanke

Taylor Swift



Thursday, December 10, 2015

10 December History and Importance of The Day



Human Rights Day

1520 - Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant.


1901 - Nobel prizes announced for the first time. 1st Nobel Peace Prizes awarded to Jean Henri Dunant, Frederic Passy.

1915 - 10,000,000th model T Ford assembled

1932 - King Rama VII granted Thailand a constitution

1936 - King Edward VIII abdicated throne to marry Mrs Wallis Simpson

1948 - UN General Assembly adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The day being  celebrated as Human Rights Day.

1995 - Ricky Ponting makes 96 on Test Cricket debut (Aust v Sri Lanka, WACA)

2012 - Google began selling of US$99 laptops


10 December History - Video


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Birthdays

1878 - Raja Gopalachary (Rajaji), India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India.


10 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management
http://nraombakc.blogspot.in/2012/11/10-december-knowledge-history-science.html


11 December History and Importance of The Day

  9 December History and Importance of The Day


History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year

Thursday, December 3, 2015

3 December - History and Importance of the Day



International Day of Disabled Persons



1621 - Galileo invented telescope
           http://cnx.org/content/m11932/latest/

1828 - Andrew Jackson elected 7th president of US

1835 - 1st US mutual fire insurance company issues 1st policy

1922 - 1st successful technicolor movie -Toll of the Sea - was shown in NYC
           History of Technicolor
           http://articles.latimes.com/1998/dec/04/entertainment/ca-50659

1964 - Arrests of Free Speech Movement people in Berkeley, California
           http://www.uic.edu/orgs/cwluherstory/jofreeman/sixtiesprotest/berkeley.htm

1984 - Worst Industrial Disaster - Bhopal - Union Carbide Gas Leakage Tragedy
           http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2009-12-03/india/28061521_1_compensation-gas-affected-persons-bhopal-gas-tragedy


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2012

Google made an advertisement for free and open internet on its home page
https://www.google.com/takeaction/



Birthdays

1960 - Daryl Hannah, Chicago, Illinois, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner)

1960 - Julianne Moore, Fayetteville North Carolina, American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright)




4 December - History and Importance of the Day

2 December - History and Importance of the Day

History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year


Wednesday, November 25, 2015

24 November History and Importance of the Day



1859 - Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species"
1874 - Joseph F Glidden patented barbed wire
1949 - Britain nationalised its steel & iron industry
1974 - bone fossils of Lucy (Australopithecus) were discovered.
1989 - Tendulkar scored a Test Cricket fifty age 16 years 214 days, a record
2012 - Gangnam Style became the most viewed youtube video registering 808 million views


Birthdays


1655 - Charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97)
1784 - Zachary Taylor, 12th President USA (Mar 5, 1849-July 9, 1850)
1925 - Simon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate
1955 - Ian Botham, English cricketer (great all-rounder)

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25 November - History and Importance of the Day

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women


2015
On this International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women we say again:
It is not acceptable.
It is not inevitable.
It can be prevented.
http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2015/11/ed-message-intl-day-for-elimination-of-violence-against-women


2014 - On the international day for the elimination of violence against women on 25 November, women’s rights organisation Womankind Worldwide is urging donors to pay more than lip service to the work of women’s rights groups across the globe by committing to fund projects for at least 10 years.
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/nov/25/gender-inequality-domestic-violence-womankind-worldwide



25 November - Important History Events on the Day



1839 - A cyclone with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge, destroyed the port city of Coringa, presently in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh State, India. The storm wave swept inland, taking with it 20,000 ships and thousands of people. An estimated 300,000 deaths result from the disaster
http://www.hindu.com/2009/11/23/stories/2009112353850400.htm
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/coringas-relic-of-the-past/article3379198.ece
http://www.hurricanescience.org/history/storms/pre1900s/1839/

1867 - Alfred Nobel patented dynamite
1867 - US Congress commission started looking  into "impeachment" of President Andrew Johnson
1874 - The United States Greenback Party was established as a political party consisting primarily of farmers affected by the Panic of 1873.

1933 - 1st Soviet liquid fuel rocket attains altitude of 80 meters (261 feet)

2009 - Due to powerful storm, rain fall that normally falls in 3 years was received  in 4 hours in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It lead to  terrible floods known as the 2009 Jeddah Floods, which killed over 150 people and sweep thousands of cars away right in the middle of Hajj pilgrimage period.


Birthdays

1835 - Andrew Carnegie,  Scottish/American industrialist/philanthropist
1844 – Karl Benz, German engineer and businessman, founded Mercedes-Benz (d. 1929)
1881 - Pope John XXIII (Angelo Roncalli), Bergamo, Italy, 261st pope (1958-63)
1939 - Martin Feldstein, economist (1977 John Bates Clark Medal)
1952 - Imran Khan Niazi, cricketer (Pakistan's great all-rounder) and presently politician


26 November - History and Importance of the Day

24 November - History and Importance of the Day



History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year



25 November - History of Discoveries and Inventions

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year

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Videos of Associate Press, and links giving more details of the historic events are included.




Monday, November 23, 2015

23 November History and Importance of the Day



1863 - Patent granted for a process of making color photographs
1897 - Pencil sharpener patented by J L Love
1936 - 1st issue of Life, picture magazine created by Henry R Luce is published
1946 - The Workers Party of South Korea is founded.
1954 - For the first time, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the peak it reached just before the 1929 crash.
1964 - Vatican abolished Latin as official language of Roman Catholic liturg
1971 - China People's Republic seated in UN Security Council
1984 - Test Cricket debut of David Boon age 23 & Bob Holland age 38 (v WI)
2011 - Arab Spring: After 11 months of protests in Yemen, The Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh Signs a deal to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity.

Birthdays

Franklin Pierce - President USA (1804),
1837 - Johannes van der Waals, Leiden, Netherlands, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States), (d. 1923)
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1910/waals-bio.html
IIT JEE - http://iit-jee-chemistry.blogspot.in/2008/02/ideal-gas-equation-van-der-waals.html

1888 – Dale Carnegie, American author and educator (d. 1955)
1897 - Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian writer (d. 1999)
1926 - Puttaparti Satya Sai Baba
1961 – Arundhati Roy, Indian author and activist



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13 November - History and Importance of the Day


1927 - The Holland Tunnel was opened to traffic. The tunnel runs under the Hudson River between New York City and Jersey City and was the first underwater tunnel built in the U.S. It is comprised of two tubes, each large enough for two lanes of traffic.

1945 - General Charles De Gaulle was appointed president of the French provisional government.

1956 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation on public buses was unconstitutional.

1967 - Carl Stokes became the first African American mayor in the U.S., elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio.

1973 - A state of emergency was declared in Britain after power workers and coal miners began work slowdowns.

1995 - Israel began pulling its troops out of the West Bank city of Jenin, ending 28 years of occupation.



2015 - Gun men attacked in number of Paris locations and killed people. They are suspected to ISIS terrorists. Emergency imposed in France. The President declared we are at war.


Birthday
American jurist Louis Brandeis (1856-1941). Connected to Scientific Management.

Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894).  Best known for Treasure Island, Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

15 - January - History and Importance of the Day

1889 – The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia.
1892 – James Naismith publishes the rules of basketball.
1943 – The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

1988 - Dream Debut by a bowler. Narendra Hirwani took 8 wickets in both innings
http://www.espncricinfo.com/magazine/content/story/magazine/default_aty.html?date=01-15

2001 – Wikipedia, a free Wiki content encyclopedia, goes online.




Birthdays

1929 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.




15 January Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Friday, November 20, 2015

30 November - History and Importance of the Day

Barbados National Day

Yemen Independence Day
http://www.worldtravelguide.net/yemen/public-holidays

1678 - Roman Catholics banned from English parliament
           http://www.moyak.com/papers/popish-plot-england.html              http://www.royal.gov.uk/historyofthemonarchy/kingsandqueensoftheunitedkingdom/thestuarts/charlesii.aspx

1838 - Mexico declares war on France
1866 - Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago
1886 - 1st commercially successful AC electric power plant opens, Buffalo

1900 - Patent by a German engineer for front-wheel drive for automobiles
          http://local.aaca.org/junior/mileposts/1900.htm
          http://press.porsche.com/news/release.php?id=642

1922 - 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho
1966 - Barbados gained independence from Great Britain (National Day)
1967 - People's Democratic Republic of Yemen declares independence from the UK
1967 - The Pakistan Peoples Party was founded by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who becomes its first Chairman later as the Head of state and Head of government after the 1971 Civil War.
1986 - Ivan Lendl is 1st tennis player to earn over $10 million, lifetime
1999 - British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems merged to form BAE Systems, Europe's largest defense contractor and the fourth largest aerospace firm in the world.

2005 - John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.



Birthdays

1667 - Jonathan Swift,Author  (Gulliver's Travels)
1835 - Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], American author (Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn)
1874 - Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister (1940-45, 1951-55)



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30 November Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Technology History
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1835 Birthday Mark Twain
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/nov30.html


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History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year

29 November - History and Importance of the Day

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
http://www.un.org/en/events/palestinianday/

1775 - Sir James Jay invents invisible ink
1910 - The first US patent for inventing the traffic lights system is issued to Ernest Sirrine.
1944 - The first surgery (on a human) to correct blue baby syndrome was performed by Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
1945 - Yugoslavian Socialist Republic proclaimed

1949 - Nationalist regime of China left for Taiwan/Formosa

1970 - Colin Cowdrey becomes Test Crickets' leading run scorer (7,250) at that time.




Birthday

1803 - Christian Doppler,  Austria, physicist (Doppler effect), (Death. 1853)
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29 November Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Technology History
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http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/nov29.html


Cricket News of the Day
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2012

Ricky Ponting announced retirement from international cricket.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/20537420


History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year

28 November - History and Importance of the Day


1660 - The Royal Society formed in London
1775 - 2nd Continental Congress formally established US Navy

1814 - The Times of London was for the first time printed by automatic, steam powered presses built by the German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer. The era of  availability of newspapers to a mass audience began.
1821 - Panama declared independence from Spain


1919 - US-born Lady Astor elected 1st female member of British Parliament
Read about her and activities
http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/parliamentary-archives/archives-highlights/archives-the-suffragettes/archives-the-first-women-in-parliament-1919-1945/

1958 - Test Cricket debut of  Wes Hall, v India at Bombay
1990 - Margaret Thatcher resigned as Britain's PM. Replaced by John Major

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Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management - 28 November

Technology History
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Cricket History
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History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year

22 November - History and Importance of the Day


1497 - Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India
1919 - Labor conference committee in US urges 8-hour work day & 48-hour week
1943 - France officially recognises the independence of Lebanon, releasing the imprisoned Lebanese government
1963 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
1974 - Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge & Viv Richards, at Bangalore
1976 - Algeria Constitution goes into effect
1977 - First three nodes of the ARPAnet are connected, in what would eventually become the Internet.
1989 - Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn & Moon
1995 - Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
2005 - Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
2008 - YouTube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, YouTube Live.
2011 - Google announced that it was closing its wiki-based knowledge platform "Knol."
2015 - Djokovic beat Federer in ATP Mens Finals. He is going to the first player in Tennis to earn $20 million through tournament prize money( will happen in 2015).
http://espn.go.com/tennis/story/_/id/14199236/novak-djokovic-set-become-first-player-tennis-history-earn-20-million-single-season



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22 November 2011

Knol is Discontinued

Google made an announcement that is discontinuing Knol. An arrangement is made to transfer knol articles to Wordpress platform under Annotum authoring tool.


"Knol—We launched Knol in 2007 to help improve web content by enabling experts to collaborate on in-depth articles. In order to continue this work, we’ve been working with Solvitor and Crowd Favorite to create Annotum, an open-source scholarly authoring and publishing platform based on WordPress. Knol will work as usual until April 30, 2012, and you can download your knols to a file and/or migrate them to WordPress.com. From May 1 through October 1, 2012, knols will no longer be viewable, but can be downloaded and exported. After that time, Knol content will no longer be accessible"

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/more-spring-cleaning-out-of-season.html

For all active knol authors it is a day to remember as their dream project got grounded in its present state.

I opened some blogs to transfer some of my knols to them and present them under a focused theme.

History and Importance of The Day
http://nraohod.blogspot.com/

Management Theory Review
http://nraomtr.blogspot.com/


23 November - History and Importance of the Day


22 November - History of Discoveries and Inventions

10 February - History and Importance of the Day


2013 Second Sunday of February - World Marriage Day



1635 - Academie Francaise forms in Paris

1863 - 1st US fire extinguisher patent granted to Alanson Crane, Virginia
1933 - Hitler proclaims end of Marxism
1952 - India holds its first general election: Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru remains in power
1996 - IBM computer Deep Blue becomes the first computer to win a game of chess against a reigning (human) chess champion, Gary Kasparov



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10 February Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

9 February - History and Importance of the Day


1554 - Battle at London: Sir Thomas Wyatt defeated and his rebellion against Queen Mary crushed

1674 - English reconquer NY from Netherlands
1895 – William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as volleyball.
1900 – The Davis Cup competition is established.
1962 - Jamaica signs agreement to become independent
1969 – First test flight of the Boeing 747.


Birthdays

1922 – Jim Laker, English cricketer (d. 1986)
1943 - Joseph E. Stiglitz, American economist, Nobel laureate

1970 - Glenn McGrath, Australian cricketer (1993-2007), born in Dubbo, New South Wales

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9 February Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

9 January - History and Importance of the Day





1799 – British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger introduces an income tax of two shillings to the pound to raise funds for Great Britain's war effort in the Napoleonic Wars.
1839 – The French Academy of Sciences announces the Daguerreotype photography process.
1942 - US Joint Chiefs of Staff created
2002 - Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards





Birthdays

1870 – Joseph Strauss, American engineer, co-designed the Golden Gate Bridge (d. 1938)



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9 January Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

History of Day - Films - English - Hindi - Telugu

15 November History and Importance of The Day


World Philosophy Day

1777 - The Articles of Confederation were adopted by Continental Congress.

1881 - The Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions of the United States and Canada was formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Five years later the organization was renamed the American Federation of Labor (AFL).

1889 - Brazil became a republic.




1965 - Craig Breedlove on Monday [November 15, Bonneville Salt Flat (Utah)] set a new world land speed record 600.60 miles (960 kms.) an hour in his jet-powered car, “Spirit of American Sonic” and became the first man ever to smash the 600-mile-an-hour barrier on land.

Birthday - German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel (1891-1944)

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21 November - History and Importance of the Day


World Television Day 

164 BC - Judas Maccabaeus restored the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah.
1620 - Pilgrim Fathers reached America: Provincetown Harbor, Massachusetts

1791 - Colonel Napoléon Bonaparte waspromoted to full general and was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Armies of the French Republic.

1877 - Tom Edison announced his "talking machine" invention (phonograph) - first machine to play and record sound

1971 - Indian troops  aided by Mukti Bahini (freedom fighters of present Bangla Desh) defeated the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.
1974 - Freedom of Information Act passed by Congress over President  Ford's veto
1986 - Central African Republic adopted constitution
1995 - Dow Jones closed above 5,000 for 1st time




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21 November - History of Discoveries and Inventions

21 November - History of India 

20 November - History and Importance of The Day


762 AD - Bögü, Khan of the Uyghurs, conquers Lo-Yang, capital of the Chinese Empire.
1866 - Pierre Lalemont patented rotary crank bicycle
1917 - First successful tank use in battle (Britain breaks through German lines) at Battle of Cambrai WWI
1919 - 1st municipally owned airport in US opened (Tucson Az)
1945 - 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany - Start of the trials.
1949 - Jewish population of Israel reached 1,000,000
1959 - UN adopted Universal Declaration of Children's Rights
1969 - Brazilian soccer icon Pele scored his 1,000th goal
1985 - Microsoft Windows 1.0 was released.
1986 - World Health Organization announced first global effort to combat AIDS

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

18 November History and Importance of The Day

Oman National Day



326 - Old St. Peter's Basilica is consecrated.
1210 - Pope Innocent III excommunicates Roman Catholic Emperor Otto IV
1497 - Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama reaches the Cape of Good Hope
1650 - Portuguese were driven out of Oman ports - Oman National Day
1909 - US invades Nicaragua, Subsequently overthrows President Zelaya
1916 - 1st Battle of the Somme (WWI) called off - over 1 million killed or wounded
1928 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in New York in "Steamboat Willie"
1956 - Morocco gains independence
1970 - Linus Pauling declares large doses of Vitamin C could ward off colds
1993 - North-Siberia record cold for November (-55°C)

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18 November - History of Discoveries and Inventions

18 November - History of India