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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.14…….

1716 – The first lighthouse in America, called Boston Light, was first lighted just before sunset. This has guided ships since then. It was blown up by the British in 1776, but rebuilt in 1783. The lighthouse is also the last remaining manned station in the U.S).

1820 – Agri-Horticultural Garden of Calcutta started functioning.Constituent Assmbly

1886 – The first U.S. patent for a typewriter ribbon was issued to George Kerr Anderson.

Virjanand1905 – The oldest car race still run was first held on the Isle of Man, Great Britain for the Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy.

1948 – Ground breaking ceremony for United Nations world headquarters in New York.

1949 – India’s Constituent Assembly adopts Hindi as an official language. Celebrates today as Hindi Day (pic credit-Wikipedia).

1953 – Andhra Pradesh was established. Hyderabad became the capital instead of Karnul.

1959 – First Man-Made Object Successfully Lands on the Moon.

1965 – Pakistan Air Force bombs Calcutta and Agartala civilian airports, during Indo Pak war).

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(pic credit-France 24)

1979 – The Afghan President is assassinated.

1991 – Assam declared ‘disturbed area’, Army launches ‘Operation Rhino’ against ULFA militants.

2019 – Drone attack on Abqaiq oil plant in Saudi Arabia takes out half of country’s oil production and 5% of the world’s. Yemen Houthi rebels claim responsibility.

Born….Rajkumar Kohli

1930 – Rajkumar Kohli, Bollywood film producer-cum-director (pic credit-SpotBoysE).
1984 – Ayushmann Khurrana, Bollywood actor presenter, singer (pic credit- Wallpaper Cave).

RIP….

1868 – Swami Virjanand, Arya Samaj Guru, Sanskrit grammar litterateur and master (pic credit- Arya Samaj, Jamnagar).

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The first mould for Nike shows were made in a waffle iron.

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

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