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What happened on April 18: When Simon and Schuster criss-crossed words and BBC went newsless

When the first crossword puzzle book was published and a day to not remember for news seekers in the United Kingdom. Let's see how the day unfolded throughout the years

Published on 18th April 2022
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What happened on April 7: The first 'friction match' was invented, the sitar maestro was born

Let us learn about the story of the friction match and the legendary musician who composed the scores for songs like Dharti Ke Lal and Neecha Nagar

Published on 7th April 2022
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What happened on April 4: When we lost the man who had a dream and let's recollect the Kangra earthquake 

A lot has happened on April 4 over the years, including the birth of Microsoft. Let's look at a few other notable events from the day in today's #ThrowbackToday  

 

Published on 4th April 2022
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What Happened on April 2: The day of the dollar begins and a happy, book-ish coincidence    

The US Dollar comes into being, a famous author gets married resulting in a surprising coincidence later in history and around the world, people celebrate the chic DIY culture 

Published on 2nd April 2022
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What happened on March 28: The greatest propaganda film ever made releases, largest dinosaur footprint is found

Here's how Nazi propaganda film, Triumph des Willens, used all the right techniques to advance its propaganda and more about Australia's own Jurassic Park 

Published on 28th March 2022
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What happened on March 26: First and last time English band The Police came to India, remembering Beethoven

Yes, The Police performed in Mumbai in the year 1980 and this is how a few Parsi women made it happen, all for a good cause

 

Published on 26th March 2022
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What happened on March 25: The all-women spacewalk that almost was, another great who dropped out of Oxford  

We say almost was because it never came to be and for the most absurd reason ever! Also, here's an interesting anecdote from the life of English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley  

Published on 25th March 2022
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What happened on March 24: Beginning of lockdown in India, when the Father of Science Fiction passed on

The date March 24, 2020 has been seared into the memory of most Indians because after March 24, 2020, life, as we know it, changed forever 

Published on 24th March 2022
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What happened on March 19: Mississippi passes strictest abortion law in the US, the last male white rhino dies

The day marks the death of the last known male white rhino, which has effectively brought upon the extinction of this gentle species

Published on 19th March 2022
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What happened on March 18: Japanese internment of WWII and the world's biggest art heist

A shameful period in US history, the Japanese internment camps were a relic of racism and war hysteria during the 1940s

Published on 18th March 2022
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What happened on March 2: The Sound of Music premiered in the US and Russia clears sending troops into Ukraine

This is the day that gave us one of the most loved films of all time. Maria, her music and Captain von Trapp's family premiered on the big screen today. Putin's war on Ukraine has roots in the past

Published on 2nd March 2022
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What happened on February 28: Here's why we celebrate National Science Day and also how the Gulf War ended

CV Raman was the first non-white individual to win the Nobel Prize in science and technology and it was for a discovery he made on this date. Also, wars do end. Just at great costs

Published on 28th February 2022
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What happened on Feb 26: The first attempt to topple the Twin Towers was made, and Allan Border overtakes Sunny G

9/11 wasn't the only time the World Trade Centre in NYC had come under attack. This fateful event in 1993 was a precursor for the horrors to come

Published on 26th February 2022
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What happened on Feb 25: The Greatest gets his first world title and Hitler's WWII schemes are set in place

We hark back to a time when "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" was more a technical flaw than absolute genius in the world of boxing. Also, Adolf Hitler becomes a German, finally

Published on 25th February 2022
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What happened on February 10: Tom and Jerry make a splash and a supercomputer takes on Kasparov

Tom and Jerry ran riot on the screens for the first time and a machine took on a chess grandmaster and this is what ensued

Published on 10th February 2022

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