On This Day On This Day | 24 March

On This Day | 24 March


On this day: 1882: Robert Koch discovers the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis 1896: Aleksander Popov achieves the world’s first radio transmission 1965: NASA spacecraft Ranger 9 crashes into the Moon Born on this day: 1884: Peter Debye: Dutch/American physicist, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate Gone on this day: 1882: Henry Wadsworth Read more…

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…