Motto for Today: ‘Leadership requires belief in the mission and unyielding perseverance to achieve victory’.

As Everyday makes a new beginning in life, brings new opportunities, opens new avenues, to perform and make a mark, to write a Page in history Book; We bring out a new feature for our viewers, on historical importance of Each Day !

This is Your Day-TODAY: Take a Determined Step Forward and Make History! 

On this day, 04 August….

1921 – A facsimile was transmitted by radio across the Atlantic Ocean using the Belinograph invented by Eduard Belin. (The Pantelegraph was invented by the Italian physicist Giovanni Caselli. He introduced the first commercial telefax service between Paris and Lyon in 1865, some 11 years before the invention of the telephone).

1922 – Every telephone in North America was silent for one minute at sunset marking the time funeral services were taking place for Alexander Graham Bell. (Bell {March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922} was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator, who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone).

1956 – Apsara, India’s first large scale Atomic Energy Nuclear Reactor and first in the East World, was commissioned in Trombay, Bombay.

1967 – World’s longest and highest Dam ‘Nagarjun Sagar’ made by Masonary System was inaugurated. (It was built across the Krishna river at Nagarjuna Sagar.

1997 – Supreme Court declares that the Rashtrapati Bhavan press communique of 23/1/1992 on a proposal to confer the Bharat Ratna ‘posthumously’ on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose “should be treated as cancelled”, as the proposal was dropped by the Government in deference to the sentiments expressed by the public and his family members.

1997 – Nilesh Kulkarni becomes the first Indian to take a wicket with his first ball in Test Cricket (Colombo).

2013 – The first ceremonial test train ran through the Marmaray rail tunnel under the Bosphorus Strait, the world’s first sea tunnel connecting two continents, linking Kazliçesme, Turkey in Europe and Ayrılıkçesme in Asia. (The submerged part of the tunnel is 1.4-km long running 50-m below the seabed).

2015 – 31 people are killed and 100 are injured after floods partially sweep two passenger trains off a bridge in Madhya Pradesh.

2019 – Frank Zapata is the first person to cross the English Channel by flyboard in 22 minutes.

Born….

1906 – Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar, the architect of modern Himachal Pradesh and an energetic Chief Minister.

1928 – Udham Singh, hockey player.

1929 – Kishor Kumar Ganguly, well known singer. He is also remembered as an actor, director and musician.

RIP….

1993 – Swami Chinmayananda, master in study of BhagwadgitaSwami Chinmayananda, master in study of Bhagwadgita.

You may have known….A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length. It then grows inside its mother’s bag.

{compilation credits to Lt. Gen. (R) Raj Kadyan } 

Good Afternoon.

Have a Nice Day!

 

 

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