On This Day | 09 July

On this day: 1755 British General Edward Braddock mortally wounded during French and Indian War 1877 The first Wimbledon Championship is held in London 2011 South Sudan becomes the youngest country in the world Born on this day: 1925 Guru Dutt, Bollywood actor, regarded as one of the greatest film Read more…

On This Day | 07 July

On this day: 1958 President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act to make Alaska the 49th US state 1985 Boris Becker becomes the youngest person to win Wimbledon at age 17 1991 Brioni Declaration is signed to end the ten day war between Slovenia, Croatia, and Yugoslavia  Gone Read more…

On This Day | 06 July

On this day: 1782 British-French sea battle at Negapatam, off India 1964 Malawi gains its independence from Britain 1892 Dadabhai Naoroji elected as first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain 2006 The Nathula Pass between India and China re-opens for trade after 44 years after Sino-Indian war Born on this Read more…

On This Day | 05 July

On this day: 1811 Venezuela declares independence from Spain 1975 Cape Verde gains independence from Portugal 1996 World’s first live cloned mammal, Dolly the sheep, is born Born on this day 1995 P.V. (Pusarla Venkata) Sindhu, first Indian woman to win a silver medal in badminton, born in Hyderabad Gone Read more…