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Why is Labor Day celebrated?

On 1st May most of the countries around the world have holiday on the eve of Labor Day. We gleefully accept the day off but very few of us know the history behind it. Lets find out why do we actually celebrate it. When & Why it was started: The existence of Labor day goes…

When was “Archie” the first search engine launched?

Archie Search Engine

Since the advancement of world wide web , we have been accustomed to using search engines like Yahoo , Ask , Google. But, these were not the first search engines to exist. All these search engines were launched in mid 1990s. Prior to these , the first search engine was launched in 1990 which was…

What made Muhammad Ali the “Best Sportsperson of all times”?

Muhammad Ali was not only the greatest boxer of all times but considering his contribution and impact on the society he was arguably the best sportsperson of all times. Loaded with extraordinary boxing talent and with immense confidence in his abilities he always praised himself. He was famous for his self -promotion and boosting himself…

What is OK short for?

OK comes from the work ‘oll korrect or orl korrect‘ a deliberately misspelled writing of ‘all correct’. In 1930s in Boston, there was a time when abbreviation of every words was a fashion and to make abbreviation sound perfect to ear misspellings were done intentionally and so came the work OK! Just like Ok there…

Why is Christmas celebrated?

25th December every year is celebrated as Christmas to show the reverence for birth anniversary of Jesus Christ. There is no clear evidence on the birth date of Jesus as nothing specific is mentioned in bible. The only information Christian community had was that Jesus was born somewhere during the end of December. It was…

When was WhatsApp launched?

WhatsApp was founded by two Ex-Yahoo employees Brian Acton and Jan Koum in 2009. Both of them were rejected for job in Facebook after they had left Yahoo. Instead of looking for new job they began working on this app. In Feburary 24, 2009 Koum incorporated WhatsApp.Inc in California. The app was not yet launched…

When did television broadcast began in India ?

Television broadcast for the first time began in Delhi on 15th September 1959. The daily transmission began on 1965 which included a five minute news telecast which was delivered by Pratima Puri. Seven years later in 1972 second television station was opened in Mumbai. Television services were available in only few cities till 1975. Doordarshan…

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