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Today’s Motto: A leader must persist with hope. People don’t follow discouraged leaders.

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 .15…….

1846 – Jung Bahadur Rana grabs power in Nepal. He paved the way for establishment of Rana Dynasty.

1916 – Britain’s 1st use of tanks in Battle of Somme.Jang Bahadur Rana

1928 – Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin while studying influenza.

1952 – European Parliament formed in Strasbourg.

1953 – S. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was elected as the first lady President of the eighth session of the United Nations Organisation (UNO) General Assembly.

1959 – Public sector broadcaster Door Darshan Launched.

1965 – President Ayub Khan appeals to the US to use its influence to end Indian-Pakistani hostilities.

1998 – The rings around the planet Jupiter were declared to be made of dust from the impacts of cosmic bodies that crashed into Jupiter’s moons.

2013 – Japan switches off its last working nuclear reactor.

2020 – Scientific American issues its 1st ever presidential endorsement in 175 years by backing Joe Biden.

2021 – SpaceX launches the first all-civilian spaceflight from Cape Canaveral, Florida, for three-day orbit around Earth.

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2021 – US, UK and Australia announce trilateral security partnership Aukus, to counteract influence of China, including helping Australia build nuclear-powered submarines .

Born….

1876 – Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Hindi, Bengali, English novelist.

1890 – Agatha Christie, English crime writer.

1909 – Thiru Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai, ”Anna”, founder of DMK.

1912 – Rusi Karanjia, veteran  journalist and publisher of journal Blitz.

1939 – Subramaniyan Swami, veteran Rightwing politician.

1940 – Air Chief Marshal Anil Yashwant Tipnis, former Indian Air Force Chief.

Karanjia1947 – Bhupider Singh Hooda, Haryana Congress politician, former CM.

RIP….

2012 – KS Sudarshan, the fifth Sarsanghachalak of the Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

Titbits….

1913 – 1st U.S. milch goat show held, Rochester, New York.Subramanian Swamy

1930 – 1st International bridge match is held in London. U.S. team defeats England.

You may have known….

Ambulances were operated by funeral homes in the 1970s.

 

 

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

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