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........Journey depends on the traveller'

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, Oct.30…….

1502 – Vasco da Gama returns to Calicut, India for the second time.

1888 – The first U.S. patent for a ballpoint pen was issued to John J. Loud.Daniel Cooper

1894 – Daniel M. Cooper of Rochester, N.Y. received the first U.S. patent for a time clock. The time Timeclock was used to record the time employees started and ended work. It was known as the Rochester (pic credit-Robert Wesleyan University).

1925 – The first television transmission was seen in London.

1958 – The first coronary angiogram was performed, unintentionally, by Dr. F. Mason Sones, Jr, a pediatric cardiologist.

1986 – The first fibre-optic cable across the English Channel began service.

1992 – India and China decide to continue peace measures and open more points for border trade.

2000 – The 160-page CBI’s report on cricket match-fixing names Azharuddin, Ajay Jadeja, Ajay Sharma, Manoj Prabhakar and former physiotherapist Dr. Ali Irani for their deep-rooted nexus with betting syndicates. It virtually gives a clean chit to Kapil Dev.

2017 – US federal judge blocks President Trump’s ban on transgender people in the military.

2019 – Kashmir officially loses their autonomous status, as India brings it under federal control, prior to removal of Article 370.

2020 – New DNA study of dogs suggests they were human’s first domesticated animal, 11,000 years ago at end of the Bronze Age.

2022 – Pedestrian suspension bridge in India collapses into the River Macchu in Morbi town, Gujarat, killing 135 people.


1909 – Homi Jehangir Bhabha, an Indian physicist who is regarded as the father of the Indian


nuclear power program. (He died in the plane crash of Air India 101 near Mont Blanc in the Alps).

1952 – Dalip Tahil, Bollywood and TV serial actor.

1958 – Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Bollywood singer.


1883 – Swami Dayanand Saraswati, founder of Arya Samaj, died in Ajmer.

You may have known….

Mike Tyson got into his first fight after a thug killed one of his beloved pigeons.

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

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