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Today’s Motto: ‘The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom’

As Every Day makes a new beginning in life, it brings new opportunities, opens new avenues, to perform and make a mark, to write a Page in History Book!

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

On this day, Sep.06……

1522 – Victoria Becomes the First Ship to Circumnavigate the World.

1774 – British Government supported Peshwa Raghunath Rao to re-conquer Pune.
1870 – A Woman casts her Vote in the US for the first time.

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1879 – Telephone Company Ltd opened the first public British telephone exchange in Lombard Street, London using Edison’s system.
1886 – Queen Victoria establishes Distinguished Service Order (DSO).
1916 – 1st true supermarket, the “Piggly Wiggly” is opened by Clarence Saunders in Memphis, Tennessee, US.
1920 – 1st radio broadcast of a prize-fight (Boxing).
1941 – All Jews over age 6 in German territories ordered to wear a star.
1947 – The aircraft-carrier Midway became the first U.S. vessel from which a long-range rocket was launched. Accompanied by scientific observers, a captured German V-2 rocket was fired from the flight deck from a position at sea several hundred miles of the east coast of the U.S. the rocket travelled about 6 miles. A ship launch test was only conducted once.
1965 – Official beginning of the Indo-Pakistani War. (It was a culmination of skirmishes that took place between April 1965 and September 1965. The conflict began following Pakistan’s Operation Gibraltar, which was designed to infiltrate forces into Jammu and Kashmir to precipitate an insurgency against Indian rule. India retaliated by launching a full-scale military attack on West Pakistan. The seventeen-day war witnessed the largest engagement of armoured vehicles and the largest tank battle since

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World War II).

1972 – Summer Olympics resume in Munich Germany after massacre.
1997 – Princess Diana’s funeral; watched or listened to by an estimated 2.5 billion people worldwide.
2007 – Israel conducts airstrike named Operation Outside the Box, or Operation Orchard, on a suspected nuclear reactor in the Deir ez-Zor region of Syria. The Israeli and U.S. governments did not announce the secret raids for seven months.
2018 – India’s Supreme Court legalizes gay sex, overturning a colonial law.
2020 – World #1 tennis player Novak Đoković is sensationally disqualified in 4th round of US Open after hitting a ball in frustration, striking a line judge; trailed Pablo Carreño Busta 5-6 in 1st set.
Born….
1889 – Sarat Chandra Bose, freedom fighter, journalist and leader.
1929 – Yash Johar, Bollywood film producer (Pic credit-BookMyShow).
Yash Johar 11937 – Yashwant Sinha, politician.
1949 – Rakesh Roshan, veteran Bollywood  film actor and producer (pic credit-BollywoodShaadis).
1951 – Mammootti, South Indian Cine actor.
RIP….
1970 – Arthur William Sidney Herrington, American engineer and manufacturer who developed a series of military vehicles, the best known of which was the World War II jeep.
1972 – Allauddin Khan, famous Sarod player (pic credit -Raaga).
2005 – Dhan Singh Thapa, winner of PVC Medal  duAllaudin khanring 1962 Indo-China war.
Tibits….

2019 – Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler Lasith Malinga takes 4 wickets in 4 balls and finishes with 5 for 6 as New Zealand all out for 88 in 37-run defeat in 3rd T-20 International in Pellekele.
You may have known….
Wearing flip-flops is a great way to keep your feet cool when it’s hot outside, but it’s also an effective way of getting yourself injured or killed, too! This is because it’s a lot easier to lose your footing and stumble when wearing flip-flops.

 

{Compiled by Lt. Gen. (R) Raj Kadyan}

 

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