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Today’s Motto: ‘One who has a ‘why’ to live, can bear almost any ‘how’.

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, Jan. 12……..

1896 – The first x-ray photograph in the U.S. may have been taken by Dr. Henry Louis Smith. It showed the location of a bullet in the hand of a corpse, using a 15 minute exposure. Mahesh Yogi

1908 – A wireless message was sent long-distance for the first time from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

1937 – The first U.S. patent for a submarine cable plow was issued. It was designed to feed a cable at the same time that it would dig a trench in the ocean bed. The device could be used at depths up to a half mile.

1948 – Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast (pic credit-History.com).

Gandhi Fast1990 – Upper age limit for Indian Civil Services Examination raised from 26 to 28 years.

1996 – Supreme Court of India holds that horse racing is not gambling, but a game of skill.

2012 – A law banning Palestinians who marry Israeli’s from gaining citizenship is upheld by Israel’s Supreme Court.

2013 – The air pollution in Beijing reaches levels deemed hazardous to human health.

2021 – India’s Supreme Court puts on hold three controversial new farm laws that ignited weeks of protests by farmers in Delhi.

Born….Kritibasi Ramayana

1399 – Kritiwas, writer of Ramayana in Bengali language.

1863 – Swami Vivekananda, (real name Narendra Vishwanath Dutta), dynamic renaissance missionary to West, catalyst of Hindu revival in India and social reformer (pic credit-Pinterest).

1973 – Sakshi Tanwar, TV and film actor, famous for Kahani Ghar Ghar ki and films like Dangal, Sharmaji ki Beti ( pic  credit-BookMyShow).

1918 – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi , spiritual Guru  who  practiced and taught   Transcendental Meditation, born in Rajim, Chhattisgarh  (pic credit-Amar Ujala).

C Ramachara1918 – . C Ramchandra (Chitalkar), Anna Sahib, legendary  music director who rendered music for Navrang, Paigham, Patanga, Anarkali, Sargam, Baarish, Aasha  etc.(pic credit-Wikipedia)Sakshi Tanwar
RIP….

1897 – Sir Isaac Pitman, English inventor of the Phonetic Shorthand System.

1992 – Kumar Gandharva (Shivputra Siddharamaiya Komkali), famous Classical singer (pic credit-Frontline Hindu)

2001 – William Hewlett, an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Kumar GandharavHewlett-Packard Company, a leading manufacturer of computers, computer printers, and analytic and measuring equipment.

2005 – Amrish Puri, Bollywood actor, played famous villain roles in Nayak, Mr. India, Ghatak, Karan Arjun, Nagina etc..

Raj Kadyan

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The Common Swift can stay in the air for 10 months without landing.

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

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