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Today’s Motto: ‘Our only limit is our mind’

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,  May 14…….

1908 – 1st passenger flight in an airplane.

1921 – Florence Allen is 1st woman judge to sentence a man to death in Ohio.

David Ben Gurien

1939 – Lina Medina of Peru becomes the world’s youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five.

1942 – US Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms.

1944 – British troops occupy Kohima.

1948 – David Ben-Gurion declares Israel independent from British administration, He was the first Prime Minister oF Israel (1948-54 and 1955-63). Golda Meir one of the signatories. (pic credit-Jewish Virtual Library)

1989 – Demonstration for democratic reforms in Beijing’s Tiananmen square.

1995 – Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima 11th reincarnation of Panchen LamTiananmen Squarea, Tibet’s 2nd most senior spiritual leader. China however, refused to accept this choice and prolaimation. He was kidnapped 3 days later and is still alleged to be in Govt. custody  alongwith his family (pic credit-Indus Scroll).

1657 – Dharamvir Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj

1923 – Mrinal Sen. Bangladesh born famous Bollywood script writer, producer and director. Known for Bhuwan Shome, Calcutta 1971, Suddenly MrinalOne Day, Chorus, Akash Kusum etc.

1984 – Mark Zukerberg. Co-founder of Facebook and other social media platforms  etc.


1923 – Narayan Ganesh Chandravarkar, one of the founders of Congress Party.

You may have known…..

One of the more surprising accomplishments of Genghis Khan was establishing a postal system knowZuckerbergn as the “Yam,” also called the “Örtöö,” which was expanded across the empire by his son Ögedei. Stations were placed 20 to 30 miles from one another, each featuring food, lodging, and horses; riders could either rest up or hand off their message to the next rider.

Raj Kadyan


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

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