“There is only one history of any importance, and it is the history of what you once believed you in and the history of what you came to believe in!” We only believe in what we see, hear, and retrospect, but when it comes to history, we believe in what others tell us. Why not find out why we are here, and what led us to today? Everything is hidden in the past. Just you need to ask yourself questions. And to answer all your questions we are here. Let us together get all the riddles of the past to solve out, through the today column, and read onto the milestones of September 26.
1874– First Grand International Rifle match held
The American Wimbledon was purchased in late 1872, with financial aid from the state of New York. 1874 saw the Irish International Shooting team arriving in New York for the first-ever Rifle match. The audience population was estimated at around 5000 to 10000. Although proper details are no more accessible, it is well known that the US was ahead, and came out triumphant defeating Ireland in the very first match.
1946 – First edition of Tintin (Kuifje), publishes until June 1993
The Adventures of Tintin have been one of the amazing parts of most of our childhood.
It was one of the most popular comics in Europe and slowly garnered its fan base across nations. Tintin had been published in 70 languages and sold 200 million copies across the world. The comic was written by Georges Remi, who wrote it under the pen name, Hergé. The series consisted of 24 parts and is still a favorite go-to book for the children
1969 – The Beatles last album, Abbey Road released
Apple Records released the eleventh album by the Beatles in the year 1969. The album was titled Abbey Road. It was their last album as a band and the best selling album amongst their productions. It was the best selling vinyl album of 2011. Also, used advanced methodology to record the songs and were way ahead of the rest of the albums.
1996 – Space Shuttle STS 79 (Atlantis 17), lands
The space shuttle STS 79, also called the Atlantis 17 was the 79th mission of the Space Shuttle program. Atlantis carried a 1,821-kilogram Orbiter Docking System. A variety of experiments were conducted on her. It was the first shuttle mission to rendezvous with a fully assembled Mir. It landed on September 26 in 1966.