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  • #16
    Originally posted by nitin kumar View Post
    on this day in history



    2009 20th anniversary of the fall of berlin wall
    on this day, german chancellor angela merkel, the last soviet president mikhail gorbachev and polish ex-president and noble prize winner lech walesa walked through brandenburg gate in berlin to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall.

    1994 darmstadtium created for the first time
    the heavily radioactive element with an atomic number of 110 and symbol ds, was created at gesellschaft für schwerionenforschung (institute for heavy ion research) in darmstadt, germany, the city after which the element is named.

    1985 youngest person to become world chess champion
    22-year-old russian gary kasparov won the 13th world chess championship against anatoly karpov to become the youngest world chess champion.

    1967 rolling stone makes its debut
    the biweekly popular culture magazine was founded by jann simon wenner in san francisco. The magazine launched the careers of many famous authors and published the early versions of hunter s. Thompson's fear and loathing in las vegas.

    1938 night of broken glass
    a pogrom against jewish businesses, synagogues, and jews in germany and austria was carried out by sturmabteilung troops and civilians. The series of attacks that killed about 70 people and put 30,000 jews in prison is known as the night of broken glass or kristallnacht


    births on this day – 9 november

    1974 alessandro del piero
    italian footballer

    1970 chris jericho
    american/canadian wrestler, singer-songwriter, actor

    1934 carl sagan
    american astronomer, author

    1928 anne sexton
    american poet

    1918 spiro agnew
    american politician, 39th vice president of the united states


    deaths on this day – 9 november

    2005 k. R. Narayanan
    indian politician, 10th president of india

    2004 stieg larsson
    swedish writer

    1970 charles de gaulle
    french general, politician, president of france

    1953 ibn saud
    saudi arabian king

    1940 neville chamberlain
    english politician, prime minister of the united kingdom
    such an amazing day..

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    • #17
      Birthdays of these eminent personalities


      1867 Madame Curie (Scientist)
      1918 Billy Graham (Evangelist)

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      • #18
        On This Day In History


        11 November


        1999 House of Lords Act 1999 passed
        The act removed the right to a place in the House of Lords based on peerage and hereditary rights.

        1975 Angola independence
        Angola gained its independence after over 300 years of Portuguese rule.

        1965 Rhodesia declares its independence
        Rhodesia, a region that is comprised of present-day Zimbabwe declared its freedom from the United Kingdom under the leadership of predominantly white leaders. It lasted for 14 years when it was renamed the Republic of Zimbabwe after being recognized by the UN and the UK.

        1926 Approval of numbered highways in the US
        Under this system, odd-numbered highways run north to south while even-numbered highways run east to west. Lower odd numbers are in the west, and higher odd number are in the east. Lower even numbers are in the south, and higher even numbers are in the north.

        1918 World War I ends
        An armistice was signed to formally end the war. With 17 million casualties, the First World War was one of the bloodiest conflicts in history.

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        • #19
          Historical Event On 11 November


          1493 Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers Saba
          1675 German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = f(x) function
          1805 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempted to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.
          1839 The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia.
          1918 WWI Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany comes into effect and World War I hostilities end at 11 am, "the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month"
          1925 Robert A. Millikan announces the discovery of cosmic rays
          1930 Patent number US1781541 is awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention of the Einstein refrigerator
          1934 1st penalty shot vs Toronto Maple Leafs, Mondou (Mont) unsuccessful
          1954 Publication of "Two Towers", 2nd volume of "Lord of the Rings", by J. R. R. Tolkien by George Allen and Unwin in London
          1984 "Three Musketeers" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 9 performances
          1994 Bill Gates buys Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex" for $30,800,000
          2008 Taylor Swift releases her 2nd studio album “Fearless” (2009 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Album of the Year 2010, American Music Awards 2009)
          2012 12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma
          2013 4 people are killed and 8 are injured after a building catches fire in Mumbai, India
          2017 Largest Singles Day sales ever - Alibaba says its sales alone were $25.3 billion
          2018 Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba sets a new record for their Singles Day sale, $1 billion in 85 seconds, $30.8bn in 24 hours
          Last edited by Lalitsharma; 11-11-2019, 05:06 PM.

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          • #20
            Originally posted by Lalitsharma View Post
            Historical Event On 11 November


            1493 Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers Saba
            1675 German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = f(x) function
            1805 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempted to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.
            1839 The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia.
            1918 WWI Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany comes into effect and World War I hostilities end at 11 am, "the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month"
            1925 Robert A. Millikan announces the discovery of cosmic rays
            1930 Patent number US1781541 is awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention of the Einstein refrigerator
            1934 1st penalty shot vs Toronto Maple Leafs, Mondou (Mont) unsuccessful
            1954 Publication of "Two Towers", 2nd volume of "Lord of the Rings", by J. R. R. Tolkien by George Allen and Unwin in London
            1984 "Three Musketeers" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 9 performances
            1994 Bill Gates buys Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex" for $30,800,000
            2008 Taylor Swift releases her 2nd studio album “Fearless” (2009 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Album of the Year 2010, American Music Awards 2009)
            2012 12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma
            2013 4 people are killed and 8 are injured after a building catches fire in Mumbai, India
            2017 Largest Singles Day sales ever - Alibaba says its sales alone were $25.3 billion
            2018 Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba sets a new record for their Singles Day sale, $1 billion in 85 seconds, $30.8bn in 24 hours
            Such an amazing day..

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            • #21

              On This Day In History


              2015 Terrorist attacks in Paris
              A series of coordinated terrorist attacks that included suicide bombs and mass shootings took place in France's capital city. Venues attacked included the Stade de France and the Bataclan theater during a concert. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or Daesh (ISIL) took responsibility for the attacks that killed about 130 people.

              1994 Sweden votes to join EU
              The referendum passed with over 50% of Swedish citizens voting to join the European Union. The Nordic country officially joined the EU on January 1, 1995.

              1985 Armero tragedy
              The late evening eruption of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano in Colombia caused volcanic mudflows, called lahars, and flooded the city of Armero, killing 25,000 of its residents. The Armero tragedy is considered to be one of the deadliest volcano-related disasters in the 20th century.

              1950 Assassination of Carlos Delgado Chalbaud
              The Venezuelan president and head of the military Junta was kidnapped and killed by rebels headed by Rafael Simón Urbina. Chalbaud came to power after a coup against Rómulo Gallegos in 1948.

              1887 Bloody Sunday in London
              Protests by poor and unemployed Londoners over their hardships in Trafalgar Square took a violent turn when the police charged on those protesting with batons. By the end of the day, 2 or 3 people were killed and several hundred protestors were injured.


              Births On This Day – 13 November

              1969 Ayaan Hirsi Ali
              Dutch politician, author

              1955 Whoopi Goldberg
              American actress, singer, talk show host

              1856 Louis Brandeis
              American jurist

              1850 Robert Louis Stevenson
              Scottish author, poet

              354 Augustine of Hippo
              Algerian bishop, theologian


              Deaths On This Day – 13 November

              2005 Eddie Guerrero
              American wrestler

              1963 Margaret Murray
              English anthropologist

              1903 Camille Pissarro
              French painter

              1868 Gioachino Rossini
              Italian composer

              1093 Malcolm III of Scotland

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              • #22
                Originally posted by nitin kumar View Post
                on this day in history


                2015 terrorist attacks in paris
                a series of coordinated terrorist attacks that included suicide bombs and mass shootings took place in france's capital city. Venues attacked included the stade de france and the bataclan theater during a concert. The islamic state of iraq and syria (isis), also known as the islamic state of iraq and the levant or daesh (isil) took responsibility for the attacks that killed about 130 people.

                1994 sweden votes to join eu
                the referendum passed with over 50% of swedish citizens voting to join the european union. The nordic country officially joined the eu on january 1, 1995.

                1985 armero tragedy
                the late evening eruption of the nevado del ruiz volcano in colombia caused volcanic mudflows, called lahars, and flooded the city of armero, killing 25,000 of its residents. The armero tragedy is considered to be one of the deadliest volcano-related disasters in the 20th century.

                1950 assassination of carlos delgado chalbaud
                the venezuelan president and head of the military junta was kidnapped and killed by rebels headed by rafael simón urbina. Chalbaud came to power after a coup against rómulo gallegos in 1948.

                1887 bloody sunday in london
                protests by poor and unemployed londoners over their hardships in trafalgar square took a violent turn when the police charged on those protesting with batons. By the end of the day, 2 or 3 people were killed and several hundred protestors were injured.


                births on this day – 13 november

                1969 ayaan hirsi ali
                dutch politician, author

                1955 whoopi goldberg
                american actress, singer, talk show host

                1856 louis brandeis
                american jurist

                1850 robert louis stevenson
                scottish author, poet

                354 augustine of hippo
                algerian bishop, theologian


                deaths on this day – 13 november

                2005 eddie guerrero
                american wrestler

                1963 margaret murray
                english anthropologist

                1903 camille pissarro
                french painter

                1868 gioachino rossini
                italian composer

                1093 malcolm iii of scotland
                today such an huge amazing day..

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