Wednesday, March 23, 2016

23 March History and Importance of The Day

World Meteorological Day

Pakistan National day

1775 - Patrick Henry ignited the American Revolution with a speech before the Virginia convention in Richmond, stating, "I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"

1857 – Elisha Otis's first elevator is installed at 488 Broadway New York City.

2011 Death of Popular film actress Elizabeth Taylor

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23 March Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

History of Films

23 March English Films History

Monday, March 21, 2016

21 March History and Importance of The Day

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

World Poetry Day

International Day Nowruz

World Down Syndrome Day

International Day of the Forest and the Tree - World Forestry Day

Namibia National day

1918 - During World War I, the Second Battle of the Somme began. The battle began with a five-hour artillery barrage followed by a rush of German troops. The offensive lasted until April 6th and resulted in the Germans gaining about 35 miles of territory. Allied and German casualty figures for both battles approached 500,000.

March 21, 1943 - A suicide/assassination plot by German Army officers against Hitler failed as the conspirators were unable to locate a short fuse for the bomb which was to be carried in the coat pocket of General von Gersdorff to ceremonies Hitler was attending.

2006 - Co-founder of the social media network Jack Dorsey composed the first message: “just setting up my twttr”.  Twitter Foundation Day

Organist and composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Germany. His output included thousands of compositions. Among his best known work are The Brandenburg Concertos for orchestra, The Well-Tempered Clavier for keyboard, the St. John and St. Matthew passions, and the Mass in B Minor.

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21 March Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Friday, March 4, 2016

4 March History and Importance of the Day

World Day of the fight against sexual exploitation

1681 - King Charles II of England granted a huge tract of land in the New World to William Penn to settle an outstanding debt. The area later became Pennsylvania.

March 4, 1789 - The first meeting of the new Congress under the new U.S. Constitution took place in New York City.

March 4, 1830 - Former President John Quincy Adams returned to Congress as a representative from Massachusetts. He was the first ex-president ever to return to the House and served eight consecutive terms.

1861 - Abraham Lincoln took office.

March 4, 1933 - Newly elected President Franklin D. Roosevelt took office and delivered his first inaugural address.   Attempting to restore public confidence during the Great Depression,he  stated, "Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself..."

4 March Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Thursday, March 3, 2016

3 March History and Importance of the Day

Bulgaria National day

1575 – Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
1865 – Opening of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, the founding member of the HSBC Group.
1885 – The American Telephone & Telegraph Company is incorporated in New York.
1924 – The thirteen-century-old Islamic caliphate is abolished when Caliph Abdülmecid II of the Ottoman Empire is deposed. The last remnant of the old regime gives way to the reformed Turkey of Kemal Atatürk.
1938 – Oil is discovered in Saudi Arabia.


Railroad car builder George Pullman (1831-1897), USA.  He improved railroad sleeping accommodations, developing the folding upper berth and lower berth designs. His company went on to become the biggest railroad car building organization in the world.

1839 – Jamsetji Tata, Indian businessman, founded Tata Group

Telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

1895 – Ragnar Frisch, Norwegian economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

3 March Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

Day in India History  -  3 March