The more you know about history, the better you are prepared for the future. Each day, Each second, someone somewhere is creating history, might not be recognized but the milestone of his life. To improve your present and future, we need to learn and know what happened in our past. For this, We at BragSocial, come forward to provide information on every important event that happened in history. Let us read what today is marked for!
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Nuremberg race laws imposed
German jews, in 1935 were stripped of their citizenship barely now being subjects of the state. Hitler has his theory and ideas of racism. This came to be a nightmare for Germany.According to him, the pure-blooded German people were the masters of earth. He began to practice this theory of his inmost vicious ways. Very first, he restricted Jews to enter high command areas like from public office to journalism, radio, theater, film, and teaching, and even farming. And sooner he began snatching away the opportunities from them too. With the Nuremberg Laws, Jews found it difficult even to buy food, as groceries, bakeries, and dairies would not admit Jewish customers. Even pharmacies refused to sell them medicines or drugs.
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Muhammad Ali wins world heavyweight championship
The first-ever three-time winner of the heavyweight boxing title. After this, he took retirement and made a comeback after 2 years. He once claimed once claimed he could “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,”. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 14, 1942, he changed his name to Muhammad Ali in 1964 after converting to islam. After losing to Trevor Berbick on December 11, 1981, Ali left the ring for the last time, with a record of 56 wins, five losses, and 37 knockouts.
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The first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco begins
In 1958, the first transcontinental mail service took place. It was done between eastern and western regions of the nation. Booming it in California, Americans east and west had been clamoring for faster and surer transcontinental mail service for years. In March 1857, U.S. Congress authorized the overland mail delivery. The postmaster general awarded the first government contract and subsidy to the Overland Mail Company.
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The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy
The schools before 1616, only allowed noble families’ children and future priests to attend the schools. It was in 1616, the first non-aristocratic school made which opened its doors for everyone who wants to seek knowledge keeping in mind the concept of free education The man behind this work was St. Joseph Calasanz, the generous saint who concluded that most of his students came from poor families. He dedicated his whole life to the education of poor children. Motivated by this many public schools were then opened throughout Europe and the pan world.
Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin while studying influenza
Born in Ayrshire on 6 August 1881, Alexander Fleming was a son of a farmer. At the age of 13, he moved to London and later became a doctor. In 1928, while studying influenza, Fleming noticed that mold had developed accidentally on a set of culture dishes being used to grow the staphylococci germ. The mold had created a bacteria-free circle around itself. Fleming experimented further and named the active substance penicillin. Later, Australian Howard Florey and Ernst Chain described it further so that it can be produced as a drug.