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Today’s Motto: ‘A sad aspect of life today is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom’

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,  Nov. 27……….
1826 – John Walker (1781-1859), an English pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, invented the first practical, strike-anywhere, friction match, which he first sold on 7 Apr 1827 (pic credit –

1834 – The electric motor was invented by Thomas Davenport.John Walker

1895 – Alfred Nobel had his will drawn up in Paris, then deposited in a bank in Stockholm. In it, he provided for most of his fortune to be put in trust to establish the Nobel Prizes. As the inventor of new, more powerful explosives used in the weapons of war, he left a legacy to reward those persons who provided benefits to mankind. Prizes were to be established in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology, literature and a prize for peace. He died a year later, 10 Dec 1896, of a cerebral haemorrhage at his villa in San Remo, Italy, leaving this surprize at the opening of his will.

1911 – Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US.

1962 – Britain agreed to supply arms to India.

1972 – Bhutto reports the release of 616 Indian prisoners captured in the Indian-Pakistani dispute at Pakistan.

1979 – 1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia vs. WI.

Celcius1989 – Dr. Christoph Broelsch’s team of doctors at the University of Chicago Hospitals implanted part of a woman’s liver in her 21-month-old daughter in the world’s first successful living donor Harivansh Railiver transplant.

1992 – Sachin Tendulkar, 19 years and 22 days old, becomes the youngest cricketer to make 1,000 test runs while playing in Johannesburg.

2017 – 8 Donkeys freed from jail after 4 days in Orai, Uttar Pradesh for eating plants.

2020 – Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated outside Tehran, escalating tensions in the region (pic credit-Wikipedia).

2022 – Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, erupts for he first time in nearly 40 years on Hawaii island.

1701 – Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer who is famous for the temperature scale he developed (credit-Wikipedia).

1907 – Harivanshrai Bachchan, famous Hindi writer and poet father of Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan (pic credit-Pinterest)

1952 – Bappi Lahiri, popular film score composer (; video

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh


1901 -Clement Studebaker, American manufacturer who founded a family firm that became the world’s largest producer of horse-drawn

vehicles and a leader in automobile manufacturing.

1994 – D. V. Purohit (Nanasaheb), veteran freedom fighter and revolutionary.

You may have known….On a deep sea research mission in July 2021, 23000 feet beneath the ocean’s surface, scientists discovered a bright-red jellyfish

species potentially unknown to science.


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

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