On This Day On This Day | 09 May

On This Day | 09 May

On this day: 2012: The brand-new Sukhoi Superjet 100 plane crashes 1960: The first birth control pill, Enovid, is approved Born on this day: 1837: Adam Opel, German engineer, founded the Opel Company 1866: Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Indian social reformer and freedom fighter, born in Kotluk, Bombay Presidency Gone on Read more…

On This Day On This Day | 17 April

On This Day | 17 April

On this day: 1875: Modern Snooker invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain, a British officer in Jabalpur, India 1983: India entered space age launching SLV-3 rocket Gone on this day: 1790: Benjamin Franklin, American politician, scientist, publisher 1975: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher and leader, Second President of India 2014: Gabriel García Read more…

On This Day 1 On This Day | 15 April

On This Day | 15 April

On this day: 1948: Indian territory of Himachal Pradesh created 1935 The Eastman Kodak Company launches Kodachrome 1989: A small group of students initiates pro-democracy protest on Tiananmen Square in Beijing 1994: The World Trade Organization is founded Born on this day: 1452: Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, architect Read more…

On This Day On This Day | 12 April

On This Day | 12 April

On this day: 1946: Syria gains independence from France 1955: Polio vaccine declared safe by FDA 1961: Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first person to orbit Earth (Vostok 1) Born on this day: 1911: Mahmoud Younis, Suez Canal nationalization engineer, born in Cairo Gone on this day: 1962: M. Visvesvaraya, Indian civil Read more…