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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!

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

On this day, Nov. 19……

1850 – The first U.S. patent for magic lantern slides made of glass plate was issued to their inventor Frederick Langenheim of Philadelphia.

1872 – The first U.S. patent for an adding machine capable of printing totals and subtotals, called a “calculating machine,” was issued to E.D. Barbour of Boston. However, it was not practical (Pic credit-History-Computers).

1893 – 1st newspaper colour supplement (New York World).

1895 – The first U.S. patent for a paper pencil was issued to Fredrick E. Blaisdell of Philadelphia.

1928 – 1st issue of Time magazine. (Japanese Emperor Hirohito on cover).

1962 – Nehru asks more US aid as China drives into India.

1978 – Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time.

1994 – Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World.

1998 – A. B. Vajpayee approves formation of the National Security Council, a new high-power hub, to give policy directions to safeguard the country’s security.

2002 – A U.S. patent for “Registered pedigree stuffed animals” was issued to David L. Pickens of Honolulu, Hawaii. The toy animals are designed to simulate the biological laws of inheritance both for educational, recreational and aesthetic purposes.

2006 – Innovative video game console the Nintendo Wii is released in North America by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata.

2017 – Oumuamua first detected by scientists, 400 meters long and reddish, first known interstellar object in our solar system, though to be of possible alien origin (since thought to be slice of small planet).


1828 – Rani Laxmi i Bai. She was one of the leading figures of the Indian War of Freedom of 1857 and became a symbol of resistance to the

British Raj for Indian nationalists.

1917 – Indira Gandhi, the first Indian Lady Prime Minister. She took active part in freedom fight by forming “Vanar Sena” (a team of young detectives). She led India in a successful war against

Pakistan to separate Eastern wing and establishment of Bangladesh.

1922 – Salil Chowdhury, popular music director.

1928 – Dara Singh (Randhawa), popular wrestler, actor, film producer and politician He made many memorable films like King Kong, Rustame -Hind, Faulad and Bajrangbali.

1950 – Rehana Sultan, glamorous Bollywood actor who acted in Chetna, Dustak, Khote Sikke, Tanhai etc..

1951 – Zeenat Aman, popular and glamour actor who acted in films like Yadon ki Barat, Hare Rama Hare Krishna, Heera Panna, Satyam Shivam Sundram etc. .

1968 – Mani Shankar, film director.

1975 – Sushmita Sen, Bollywood and TV serial actor and former Miss Universe (pic credit-Bollywood Hangama).

You may have known….

Hearts can beat outside of their bodies.


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

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