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Today’s Motto: ‘It is not enough to live one’s length of life; one should also live its depth’

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 !

Human longevity less than 10% dependent on genetics according to study published in journal “Genetics” based on 400 million people from Ancestry.com

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

On this day, Nov.06…….

1899 – James Packard had bought a Winton car. Not satisfied with it, he complained to its manufacturer Alexander Winton. On getting a curt reply that if he was not satisfied and thought he could do better, he should build his own car. Thereafter, it took James and his brother William Doud Packard, 14 months to bring out their own Packard Model A.Tribhuvan

1904 – Mohandas K. Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa.

1914 – The British land troops (mostly from the Indian Army) at the head of the Persian Gulf in Mesopotamia, and begin to move westward in an attempt to draw Turkish troops from other fronts.

1950 – King Tribhuvana of Nepal flees to India (photo credit-Wikipedia).

1962 – National Defence Council established.

1979 – Ayatollah Khomeini takes over in Iran.

1988 – Koneru Humpy, from Andhra Pradesh, wins the World under-12 girls’ chess title in Oropesa del Mar, Spain.

2000 – Richa Mishra creates a national record in the women’s 400m individual medley in 5.15.28 sec in the 55th Senior National Aquatic championship in Calcutta (pic credit-The Bridge).

2018 – Great Britain’s Prince Charles calls slavery “an indelible stain” but stops short of an apology in a speech in Accra, Ghana.Richa Mishra

2018 – Human longevity less than 10% dependent on genetics according to study published in journal “Genetics” based on 400 million people from Ancestry.com.*

Ancestry* | Family Tree Genealogy and  Family History Records.

Ancestry* Helps you understand your genealogy. Family Tree takes you back to your generations-world’s largest collection of online family history records, makes it easy to trace your lineage. (* content quoted from website, not our opinion)

Born….

1814 – Antoine-Joseph “Adolphe” Sax, a Belgian-French musical instrument designer, who took the name Adolphe, began creating new forms of musical instruments at age 15. He invented the saxophone (Photo credit-Focus.it).

Antoine Joseph1985 – Yuvika Choudhary, TV and Bollywood actor who was cast in Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani etc. (pic credit -IMDb).Yuvika

RIP….

1976 – David Marine, American pathologist whose substantial research on the treatment of goitre with iodine led to the iodising of table salt.

1985 – Sanjeev Kumar, veteran actor, who did jubilee films like Aandhi, Naukar Biwi Ka, Nau Din Nau Raat.

You may have known….

The new Superbit Astronomical Telescope is carried to the edge of earth’s atmosphere via a football stadium-sized Helium balloon and can obtain images on a par with the Hubble Space Telescope.

 

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

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