On this day:

1459 Jodhpur, Sun City, founded by Rao Jodhpur in India

1941 The world’s first programmable, fully automatic computer Z3 is presented

1949 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, first foreign woman ambassador received in USA

Born on this day:

1820 Florence Nightingale, Italian/English nurse

1895 Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (Songs of Life), born in Madanapalle