16 Oct 2018  Tue

The Khilji or Khalji Dynasty was a Muslim Dynasty having a Turkic origin which ruled north India from 1290-1320 AD. They were the 2nd dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. Known for assassinators and tyrants, the Khiljis were a pow...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

The Islamic Republic of Iran also known as Persia is a sovereign state in Western Asia. Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country and is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Te...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

James Madison was an American Statesman and founding father of United States of America. He had also served his country as the fourth president from the year 1809 to 1817 CE. He is also known as ‘Father of the Constitution...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

Kamran Mirza was the second son of Mughal Emperor Babur, the founder of Mughal Empire and his wife Gulrukh Begum. He was the half-brother of Babur eldest son Humayun and the full brother of Babur’s third son Askari. Kamran ...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

To honour the date of the founding of Food and Agricultural Organisation, United Nations celebrated World food Day on 16th October every year. This day is celebrated all over the world by many organisations that are concerned...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

The Royal Australian Mint introduced the Kangaroo at Sunset Silver Proof Coin in 2010. The final coin of the series would be the Kangaroo at Sunset 2019 $1 Fine Silver Proof Coin. The coin features a popular design by sculpto...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

The “Token from Her Majesty” stamp is an interesting stamp of Newfoundland issued in the year 1933.

The 5c violet stamp depicts A Token from Her Majesty presented to Sir Humphrey Gilbert by Queen Elizabeth I. Si...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

The 2c stamp of Newfoundland is the only stamp issued during the brief reign of King Edward VII. This pictorial definitive stamp was issued in September 1908.

The Colony of Newfoundland and Labrador, as it was offic...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

Just last month India celebrated the arrival of Lord Ganesha on a larger scale; the enthusiasm in all the dveotee around the country is a sight to behold. The influence of the famous and beloved India deity is not just limit...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar was noted for his powerful voice and majestic style of singing. He was passed away on 15 October 1974.

Chembai was born into a Tamil Brahmin family in Palakkad Kerala. At a very earl...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

Arcot was a Princely State during the British Raj. It is situated on the east coast of India between Madras and Calcutta. Umdat-ul-Umara was a Nawab of Arcot from 1795 to 1801 AD.

The Nawabs of Arcot issued many coi...

16 Oct 2018  Tue

New €100 and €200 banknotes which were revealed by the European Central Bank on 17th September will be officially circulated on 28th May 2019. These are the last two denominations of “Europa” series.

The wid...

15 Oct 2018  Mon

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was an American statesman and political leader; he is also referred with his initials as ‘FDR’. He was in his second term as governor of New York when he was elected as the nation’s 32nd presid...

15 Oct 2018  Mon

Sacagawea belongs to the Shoshone tribe; she was a Lemhi Shoshone woman best known for serving as a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition into the American West—and for being the only woman on the famous excursion. She h...

15 Oct 2018  Mon

As a part of the Japanese invasion money of World War II, The Japanese Government which occupied Malaya - issued dollar banknotes in Malaya, which were issued and in use between 1942 and 1945.

Today we are discussin...

15 Oct 2018  Mon

The Kennedy Space Center in Florida launched Apollo 11 on 16th July 1969. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin became the first human beings to land on Moon on 20th July 1969. To celebrate 50 years of this r...

15 Oct 2018  Mon

The Maldives is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean which is composed of 26 ring-shaped atolls, which are made up of more than 1,000 coral islands. It’s known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs. The capital...

15 Oct 2018  Mon

The last Padshah-e-Awadh, Brijis Qadr ruled the Awadh Princely state for a very short period. He was a son of Wajid Ali Shah.

When Brijis Qadr was proclaimed the Nawab by revolutionaries in Lakhnau, the Coins were ...

15 Oct 2018  Mon

Taravath Madhavan Nair was an Indian medical practitioner and political activist of the Dravidian Movement from the Madras Presidency. He was born in Koduvayur on January 15, 1868 and had his school education in Palakkad.
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15 Oct 2018  Mon

To honour one of the most famous Lithuanian postmodern Painter Sarunas Sauka, the Lithuanian Post issued a stamp featuring one of the bravest and most controversial pieces of his work ‘Painting of the Millennium of Lithuani...