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World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is a United Nations (UN) observed on November 19th every year, that highlights a serious problem – 2.5 billion people in the world do not have access to proper sanitation. The provision of proper toilets could save the lives of more than 200,000 children in the world, according to the UN. The


Linus Pauling – Scientist

BIRTHDAY: February 28, 1901 BIRTHPLACE: Oregon DEATH DATE: Aug 19, 1994 (age 93) Linus Pauling was an american chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator who was one of the most influential chemists in history. He is one of four people ever to win two Noble Prizes, winning one in Chemistry in 1954 and one


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Poet

BIRTHDAY: February 27, 1807 BIRTHPLACE: Maine DEATH DATE: Mar 24, 1882 (age 75) American Fireside Poet known for such lyrical works as The Song of Hiawatha and Evangeline. Also an educator, he taught at both Bowdoin College and Harvard College. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy, and was



BIRTHDAY: February 26, 1829 BIRTHPLACE: Germany DEATH DATE: Sep 26, 1902 (age 73) Levi Strauss was a German-American businessman, who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. His firm, Levi Strauss & Co., began in 1853 in San Francisco, California. Dry-goods salesman who invented denim pants and founded the first blue-jeans manufacturing company, Levi


Tony Perry – GUITARIST

BIRTHDAY: February 25, 1986 BIRTHPLACE: Mexico AGE: 28 years old Tony Perry, he joined the American post-hardcore band Pierce the Veil in 2007. After the 2010 release of their second studio album, Selfish Machines, they released 2012’s Collide with the Sky. He was born in Tijuana, Mexico. The same year he joined Pierce the Veil,


Indian History GK Questions – Part2

11. The only licensed flag production unit in India in located at which among the following places? A. Mysuru B. Hubli C. Dharwad D. Nagpur Answer: B. Hubli Explanation: Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha in Hubli is the only licensed flag production unit in India. 12. Which among the following organizations were founded by Pandit


Indian History GK Questions

This is the Part 1 general knowledge questions and answers section on “Indian History” with explanation for various interview, competitive examination and entrance test. Solved examples with detailed answer description, explanation are given and it would be easy to understand.  1. The Parliament of India cannot be regarded as a sovereign body because A. it


Chris Gardner – ENTREPRENEUR

BIRTHDAY: February 9, 1954 BIRTHPLACE: Wisconsin AGE: 60 years old OCCUPATION: Founder & CEO of Gardner Rich & Co Chris Gardner is an entrepreneur, investor, stockbroker, motivational speaker, author, and philanthropist who was homeless in the early 1980s. He struggled with homelessness while raising his toddler son, Christopher, Jr. Gardner’s book of memoirs, “The Pursuit of


Cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin

  Born:     8 February 1963 (age 51) Age:  51 years Birthplace: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India Nickname:          Ajju , Azzu Batting style:      Right-handed batsman Bowling style:    Right-arm medium Role:      Batsman Mohammad Azharuddin is a former cricketer and an Indian politician. He was an accomplished batsman and captained the Indian cricket team for much of the 1990s, winning theArjuna Award in


Actor Jake Goldberg

BIRTHDAY: February 7, 1996 BIRTHPLACE: New York AGE: 18 years old He played the role of Greg Feder in Grown Ups alongside Adam Sandler. In 2010, he played Young Scarlip in Choose.He is a Jewish-American actor responsible for the role of Greg Feder in Grown Ups and Grown Ups 2. He attended Greeley High School. In 2006, he debuted on television by


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