Month: June 2009

Today in History – 26 June

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1992 India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh

1992 New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority votes to ban cigarette ads on Jan 1, 1993

1989 Canada updates coins with a new potrait of the Queen

1984 1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4

1978 First dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1, launched

1975 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declares a state of emergency

1949 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)

1917 1st U.S. Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I

1896 1st movie theater in U.S. opens, charging 10 cents for admission

1848 1st pure food law enacted in U.S.

1498 Toothbrush invented

1284 Pied Piper lures 130 children of Hamelin away (actually happened)

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Today in History – 25 June

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1961 Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)

1953 1st passenger to fly commercially around the world < 100 hours

1951 1st color TV broadcast-CBS’ Arthur Godfrey from New York City to 4 cities

1950 Israeli airline El Al begins service

1947 Tennis shoe introduced

1919 1st advanced monoplane airliner flight (Junkers F13)

1867 1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B Smith of Ohio

1864 Horse tramway at the Hague, opens

കേരളീയ ചുവര്‍ ചിത്രകലയ്ക്ക് ഒരു ഇ ആസ്ഥാനം

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ഇന്ന് തന്നെ സന്ദര്‍ശിച്ചു നിങ്ങളുടെ അഭിപ്രായങ്ങള്‍ രേഖപ്പെടുത്തൂ

Craft work – Paper bags

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Craft work – Paper bags

It’s summer time. Wipe out Waste is the in thing now everywhere. Why not we too do something in this regard. Handy paper bags to carry small things around. It’s easy to do. Try it out today itself.

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Art works by Suraj Menon – June 2009

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Photo Speaks – Closer to the tan

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Photo Speaks – Closer to the tan

Photography as we say “keep clicking” is like the sound of a pendulum of clock. Continous 60 seconds, 60 minutes, 24 hours, 365 days… Once you get addicted, you will never stop CLICKING…

As a photography enthusiast, I love to participate in various photography competitions around. Sony SHOOTOUT is one of them. The competition is into the final stages now. And it is time to rank the entries, if not ranked/rated already. Please visit the following link and rate them without any delay.

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Have a great day ahead.

Today in History – 24 June

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1994 1st French “all news” TV, LCI, begins broadcasting

1985 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 returns to Earth

1982 Soyuz T-6 Launch (U.S.S.R.)

1982 Supreme Court rules President can’t be sued for actions in office

1967 Zaire adopts constitution

1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London

1930 1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia DC

1901 1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris

1894 Decision to hold modern Olympics every 4 years

1817 1st coffee planted in Hawaii on Kona coast

1793 1st republican constitution in France adopted

1717 1st Free Masons’ grand lodge founded in London

1692 Kingston, Jamaica founded

1441 Eton College founded by Henry VI

Today in History – 23 June

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1996 Nintendo 64 goes on sale in Japan

1994 South Africa reclaims its seat in U.N.

1991 Mazda becomes 1st Japanese car to capture Le Mans 24 hour race

1990 Moldavia declares independence

1989 Movie “Batman” premieres

1985 Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die

1982 Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)

1980 1st solar-powered coast-to-coast two-way radio conversation

1974 1st extraterrestrial message sent from Earth into space

1961 Antarctic Treaty goes into effect

1958 Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers

1950 Swiss parliament refuses voting right for women

1949 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School

1860 U.S. Secret Service created

1848 Antoine Joseph Sax patents Saxophone

1784 1st U.S. balloon flight, 13 year old Edward Warren

1775 1st regatta held on Thames, England

930 World’s oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established